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Frank Calabrese Sr

Convicted Mobster Dies In Federal Prison

AP | Posted 02.25.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Chicago mobster Frank Calabrese Sr., a hit man who strangled victims and then slashed their throats to be sure they were dead, has died in ...

Notorious Mob Hitman's Jewelry Stash Up For Auction

AP | Posted 08.26.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jewelry collectors who don't mind if their gems have a shady past will soon get the chance to bid on a stash of valuables found in the...

Priest Accused Of Helping Mobster Suspended By Diocese

AP | Posted 08.10.2011 | Chicago

WINONA, Minn. — A Roman Catholic priest from the Diocese of Winona, Minn., has been placed on administrative leave after he was indicted in Chic...

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...

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...

Songbird Son Slams Sonny; Mom: It's Redemption For Both

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

A big hurdle the feds have to overcome in their prosecution of legendary gangster John (Sonny) Franzese is getting jurors to look past whatever disdain they acquired for the mobster's spoiled-rotten son.

Secrets Of The Chicago Outfit: Mobster's Family Portrait Hid Guns, Cash, Jewelry, Recordings

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Nearly $730,000 in cash, about 1,000 pieces of jewelry and loaded handguns found hidden alongside recording devices in a mobster's sub...

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...

Mob Hitman Frank Calabrese Sr. Gets Life In Prison

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Reputed mob boss Frank Calabrese Sr., one of five men convicted at Chicago's biggest underworld trial in decades, was sentenced to lif...