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Junior Gotti

Lohan Still Has A Movie Role

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 06.21.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Lindsay Lohan is joining the big screen Gotti family as the wife of John Gotti Jr. in a biopic of one of New York's most infamous ...

John Gotti's 'Adopted Son' Returns to the Fray, Declines Lawyer's Challenge

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Lewis Kasman -- remember him? -- says he saved my life so I shouldn't write bad things about him. For all I know, he may be right.

Scammer Scared Straight; Turns on Mob Cellmates

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

A federal judge's threat to throw the book against a sweet-talking 44-year-old con man with a laundry list of prior convictions has had the desired effect -- at least from the government's point of view.

Gigante Family Earns Nearly $2 Million a Year on the Waterfront

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

There are 11 members of the Gigante family currently working for New Jersey waterfront companies at annual salaries that average about $175,000.

Feds to Jackie Nose: Here's An Offer You Can't Refuse

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Even if onetime Gambino boss John (Jackie Nose) D'Amico had nothing to do with the murder he's charged with, the longtime Gotti pal will likely decide that the feds just made him an offer he can't refuse.

Gotti Feared a Guilty Verdict

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Gotti IV was a total disaster for the feds. But they sure had John (Junior) Gotti fooled. The mob prince was utterly convinced that he was going to be found guilty.

Feds Stack the Deck Against a Junior Gambino Hoodlum

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

As they did against Gotti, prosecutors have added new charges to a racketeering case involving murder and the mob to better their chances of convicting a long-targeted defendant.

'Junior' Gotti Jury Goes Home For Weekend

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Jurors at the racketeering trial of John "Junior" Gotti raised the specter of a fourth mistrial in the case, telling a judge Thursday...

Victoria Gotti Unleashes Tirade After Judge Dismisses Two Jurors

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — John "Junior" Gotti's mother unleashed a profanity-laced tirade Wednesday after a judge dismissed two anonymous jurors at her son's r...

30 Years Later, Waterfront Racketeer Todo Anastasio Is Still At It

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Words currently being spoken about Todo Anastasio in Brooklyn Federal Court can be quite costly for him. If convicted at an ongoing racketeering trial, Anastasio, now 80, faces up to 20 years behind bars.

Feds WON'T Seek 5th Racketeering Trial Against Junior Gotti

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — John "Junior" Gotti seemingly has his father's knack for avoiding conviction. Federal prosecutors have decided not to seek a fifth r...

Greg DePalma, Pal Of Sinatra and Willie Mays, Dies In Prison

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Gregory DePalma, a colorful, self-assured wiseguy, has died a lonely death behind bars. His biggest claim to Mafia fame was his presence in a snapshot with Big Paul, Carlo Gambino and Frank Sinatra.

Junior Gotti Trial: Closing Arguments Begin In Racketeering Trial

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Don't believe a defense lawyer's argument that John "Junior" Gotti quit organized crime with a sudden epiphany more than a decade ago...

Intrigue at Gotti IV; Sammy Bull for the Defense?

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

In a mind-boggling turn of events, Sammy "Bull" Gravano is one of three mob turncoats that the onetime Junior Don may call to rebut testimony that that he supervised the murder of a Gambino mobster.

"Teflon John" Released

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Will he become known as "Teflon John"? A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday at the racketeering trial of John "Junior" Gotti – the so...

Junior Plays Hide and Seek as Gotti IV Goes to the Jury

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

If it's an acquittal, count on plenty of crowing from the Gotti clan. If not ... well ... some throwing could be involved.

Gotti IV Becomes A Farce

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

And in the seventh week, the fourth trial of John Gotti Jr. became a farce. It happened on the day that the defense began its case.

Alite: Junior and Gottis Taught Me Treachery of Mob Life

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

"John Gotti Jr. was my boss," Alite said as he told of his all-out devotion to his mob boss and the good life they had during a decade long crime spree that began in the early 1980s.

Gotti IV Mistrial the Top Mob Story of 2009

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

The number one Mafia story of the year was the Gotti IV mistrial -- the fourth in five years for mob prince Junior Gotti, the late John Gotti's handpicked successor as boss of the Gambinos.

Junior Gotti Trial Jury Declares Deadlock

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A jury considering racketeering and murder charges against John "Junior" Gotti told a judge Tuesday it was deadlocked for a second ti...

Mama Gotti Blows Her Stack; Mob Big OK'd Hit On Junior

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

Gotti IV: Another week, another circus. Mama Gotti yelled at the judge. The judge bounced two jurors. And a former prosecutor testified that he had never heard of legendary capo Sonny Franzese.

Witness: Gotti Shot, Stabbed People Who Made Fun Of Him

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — As his sister Victoria Gotti began a book tour like a celebrity author, John "Junior" Gotti sat in court, portrayed as a merciless ki...

Junior Gotti Finds New Calling

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Now that the government has given up trying to put him in prison, John "Junior" Gotti says he may leave New York and try his hand at writ...

Gotti MISTRIAL: Junior Gotti Trial Jury Fails To Reach Verdict

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday at the racketeering trial of John "Junior" Gotti after a jury failed to reach a verdict against t...

'Junior' Gotti Arrives Two Hours Late For Court

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The murder trial of John "Junior" Gotti – a case already marked by hysterical outbursts – took another weird turn on Tues...