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Al Capone's Family Getting Their Own Chicago-Based Reality Show

Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago

A reality show about mobsters, Al Capone lore, a "lasagna-loving" family and more Italian stereotypes than you can shake a (bread) stick at — all se...

Kim Bellware

Mag Mile Teen 'Wilding' Scene Leads To Chaos, Fights And Arrests

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.01.2013 | Chicago

A balmy Saturday of shopping on the Magnificent Mile turned to chaos when dozens of teens reportedly swarmed the tony retail district in a 'wilding' s...

Thousands In Stolen Sewer Covers Found At Mob Boss' Business

2012-03-30-BGA.jpg | The BGA and FOX 32 | Posted 12.16.2012 | Chicago

This story is courtesy of the Better Government Association: Thieves descend on suburbs to steal municipal sewer covers. How did they end up at a m...

Teen Mob Attacks Man In River North, 11 Suspects Arrested

Posted 07.05.2012 | Chicago

Police arrested 11 juveniles in connection with a mob attack reported in the city's River North neighborhood during the city's Independence Day firewo...

Mob Informant's Book Signings Canceled After Threats

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mobster-turned-informant Frank Calabrese Jr. recently released a book about his life in the mob, and decision to turn against his father--which led to...

PHOTOS: Chicago's Most Famous Public Enemies

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Crime Commission has resurrected a list of bad guys that once included the likes of Al Capone in the hopes it will help track d...

Official Accused Of Using City Employees On The Clock To Install His In-Ground Pool Light

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A $97,416-a-year Chicago Department of Transportation official who is the former son-in-law of mob leader Angelo "The Hook" LaPietra is under internal...

Late Mob Boss Angelo LaPietra's Bridgeport Home Searched By Feds: Looking For 45-carat Marlborough Diamond

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago FBI agents are searching the home of the family of Angelo "The Hook" LaPietra, the late and widely feared mob leader, the Chicago Sun-Times ha...

Al Capone's Legacy Lives On, To Chicago's Dismay

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago, as any proud city official will tell you, is known for many things: its stunning architecture, its extensive green spaces, its hapless yet be...

Mobsters Charged In Famous 1980 Jewelry Heist ARRESTED Again...Now In Their 70s

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Three reputed Chicago mobsters, two with ties to a legendary London jewel heist, were arrested again this week--allegedly as they attempted to rob the...

Frank Calabrese Sr. Home Searched: Feds Find Guns, Jewels, Cash In Mob Hitman's Home

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago - It's like a story line out of a movie and it may be the biggest secret yet in the Family Secrets mob trial. Federal agents executed a sea...

Feds Have Two 'Upper Echelon' Informants In Chicago Mob

ABC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal authorities in Chicago have been cultivating information from two "upper echelon" members of the Outfit for decades, according to a court fili...