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Crime History: Chicago mobster framed and arrested for kidnapping

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On this day, Dec. 4, in 1933, Chicago gangster Roger Touhy was arrested, having been framed for the kidnapping of gangster John "Jake the Barber" Factor, the brother of cosmetics king Max Factor Sr. Roger "The Terrible" Touhy, the son of a former patrolman with the Chicago Police Department, was convicted and served 26 years in prison before a federal judge overturned the conviction on the...

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