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Crime History: Cabaret singer's boyfriend killed in 'Chicago' case

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On this day, March 11, in 1924, cabaret singer Belva Gaertner allegedly shot and killed her married boyfriend in a sensational case that became the stuff of Hollywood legend. Gaertner's lover Walter Law was found in the front of her car with a bottle of gin and gun lying beside him. She was later found drunk with Law's blood on her clothes. Despite evidence pointing to her guilt, Gaertner was...

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