In the late 1970s and early 1980s, several locally owned pizza parlors in major East Coast and Midwest cities were fronts for an international heroin organization.
In the Heat of the Night beat out The Graduate, Bonnie & Clyde, and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1968. The movie follows a black homicide detective from Philadelphia, Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier), who gets embroiled in a murder investigation in a small Mississippi town.
In November 1845, the Cherokee National Council met and established a Light-Horse Company consisting of a captain, a lieutenant, and twenty-four horsemen. The Cherokee Light-Horse’s duty was “to purse and arrest all fugitives from justice.”