In August of 1999, I went fishing with a killer. I'd met him a few days earlier in a field on the edge of Minnehaha Park--the site of a squatters' camp known as the Minnehaha Free State--where I was covering the protest against the controversial rerouting of Highway 55. He was a short, muscular kid with a wispy mustache and a swagger. As we cast our worms into the Mississippi, just below the river's confluence with Minnehaha Creek, he told me about himself. He said his name was Antonio Sanders, that he was 25 years old, a traveling carnival worker from Oklahoma. He was opposed to the highway project, he said, because he... More >>>