Category: Chicago

Alleged Chitown Mob Affiliate, Local Movie & TV Production Chief John Crededio Passes Away

Reputed Chicago mafia associate John Crededio, a one-time driver and confidant of 1980s Outfit boss Joe Ferriola, died of natural causes this week. The 72-year old Crededio was at the forefront of bringing Hollywood to the Windy City. He owned Chicago Studio City, one of the most prominent movie and television production companies in the
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Chicago Mafia Enforcer Checks Out Of The Game From Behind Bars, Dies A Suspect In Pair Of Outfit Hits

Chicago mobster and reputed hit man Anthony (Tough Tony) Calabrese died of cancer recently in a federal prison in Indiana. The 57-year old Calabrese was suspected by authorities of being the triggerman in two unsolved Outfit murders, but incarcerated on an armed robbery conviction. A plea to his trial judge for a medical release earlier this year failed and a clemency request based on his
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Rap Artist XXXTentacion’s Murder Makes GR Reflect On Infamous Hip Hop Murders Of The Past

Being a rapper has proven a hazardous profession in some cases the past three decades — just these last two weeks, the rap world lost a trio of promising young lyrical fire spitters, a tragic list led by flourishing Florida artist XXXTentacion. Sadly, a multitude of violent slayings can be linked to the rap music industry since the groundbreaking
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Godfather Of Windy City Mafia “No Nose” DiFronzo Dead At 89, Succumbs To Battle With Dementia

Distinguished Chicago mafia don John (Johnny No Nose) DiFronzo died of natural causes over the weekend ending a more than two decade reign and bringing the curtain down on a storied career in the Midwest underworld. The beloved 89-year old Outfit boss went into retirement due to health concerns in recent years, but kept his Godfather
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