I’m from Cedar Lake, IN, which neighbors Crown Point. Crown Point hasn’t been much in the news since John Dillinger escaped from its “escape-proof” jail in 1934.
But twice in the past month, Crown Point has reachieved fame. Last weekend it was for Hillary Clinton downing a shot and a beer at a CP bar:

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A couple weeks before that, Johnny Depp came to town to shoot scenes at that infamous jail, which still stands, for the movie Public Enemies, in which Depp will star as Dillinger. My best friend Diane, who happens to be a professional photographer, got snapshots (click to enlarge)…


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[Clinton photo courtesy of the Chicago Tribune]