Category: Chicago

Sickly Windy City Wiseguy Cops Plea In Fed Case, Might Not Make It To Sentencing Hearing

Frail and cancer-stricken, Chicago mobster Charles (Chuckie the Electrician) Russell pled guilty to a single illegal firearm possession charge in federal court this week related to an ATF sting 18 months ago. Russell is a hardened felon, prolific burglar and reputed Outfit hit man. He’s considered a top member of the Outfit’s Grand Avenue crew and is
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Easy Come, Easy Go: ‘Scarface’ Capone’s Order For Final Hit Came In Final Days Behind Bars

The gangland slaying of Chicago mob attorney and racetrack mogul Edward (Easy Eddie) O’Hare was the last murder ordered by storied Windy City mafia boss Al (Scarface) Capone. Years earlier, O’Hare had been one of the star witnesses at Capone’s media-circus of a 1931 trial for tax evasion in which he was convicted and incarcerated. East Eddie O’ Hare
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Capone Biopic In Works With Tom Hardy Attached To Play Chicago Gangland Boss In Final Years Of His Life

Tom Hardy will play an aging Al Capone in an upcoming film entitled Fonzo which begins shooting this spring in New Orleans. Josh Trank (Chronicle, Fantastic Four) will direct the movie focusing on Capone’s final years when he was living in retirement in Florida and his mind was being ravaged by a bout with syphilis. “Fonzo”
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Dustin Hoffman’s Son Jake Tabbed To Depict Murdered Mob Pal Allen Dorfman In Scorsese’s New Hoffa Movie

Slain Chicago mob associate and insurance magnate Allen Dorfman will be portrayed by Jake Hoffman in the highly-anticipated upcoming Martin Scorsese flick,The Irishman, about the relationship between Teamsters union boss Jimmy Hoffa and east coast mafia hit man Frank (The Irishman) Sheeran. Jake Hoffman is the son of Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman. The movie has
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