The Crimes of Patricia Columbo

The True Story of Illinois’ Longest-Serving Female Inmate.

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A Family Is Annihilated

It was Thursday, May 6, 1976 when the maroon 1972 Thunderbird was spotted parked at 140 South Whipple in west Chicago. The officer responding to the suspicious vehicle report arrived around two o’clock and noted that the car had an Elk Grove Village…



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Lori Johnston

Lori Johnston


Writer, reader, margarita drinker. Currently looking for a “dare to be great” situation.