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59th Anniversary of the Murder of Bonnie Leigh Scott of Addison could lead to closure in the 1956 Grimes Sisters Murder.

59th Anniversary of the Murder of Bonnie Leigh Scott of Addison could lead to closure in the 1956 Grimes Sisters Murder.
On September 22, 1958, a fifteen-year-old sophomore girl from York High School did not return home.  She lived at 112 Normandy Drive in Addison with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Schwolow as well as her grandmother, Mrs. Doris Hitchens, who was her guardian. Bonnie had troubles at school and had run... Read more »

Unsolved Mysteries to Feature Chicago Grimes Cold Case Tomorrow

Unsolved Mysteries to Feature Chicago Grimes Cold Case Tomorrow
Many Chicagoans, myself included, remember the television series “Unsolved Mysteries” hosted by Raymond Burr, Karl Malden, and most memorably in my opinion the amazing talent and voice of Robert Stack.  The series started in 1987 on NBC and ended its network run with CBS in 1999.  The series was revived by Lifetime from 2001 to... Read more »

Unsolved Chicago Grimes Sisters’ Murder is 59 Years Old

Unsolved Chicago Grimes Sisters’ Murder is 59 Years Old
Fifty-nine years ago on the 28th of December sisters Barbara (15) and Patricia “Petey” (13) left their home at 3634 S. Damen Avenue to see the Elvis Presley movie “Love Me Tender” at the Brighton Theater on Archer Avenue.  They never returned home. That night their older sister Theresa and younger brother Joey went to... Read more »
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McKinley Park Angels - Grimes Sisters gone but not forgotten

McKinley Park Angels - Grimes Sisters gone but not forgotten
Tomorrow is the 57th Anniversary of the disappearance of sisters Barbara and Patricia Grimes (known as Petey to close friends and family).   The girls went missing after not returning home from the Elvis Presley movie, “Love Me Tender”, at the Brighton Theater on the evening of December 28, 1956.  A month long missing persons hunt... Read more »