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Daily Archives: June 22nd, 2011

Jerry Scalise, Art Rachel and Robert Pullia are charged with plotting to hold-up suburban banks and with scheming a break-in at the home of deceased South Side rackets boss Angelo “The Hook” LaPietra  

by chuck Goudie

June 21, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Chicago’s latest Outfit trial  is scheduled to start in federal court in threeweek. . A trio of old-school Chicago syndicate hoods will face Federal  racketeering and burglary charges. reports Chuck Goudie , (WLS)

In this Intelligence Report: We’ve learned that the government witnesses may include one of the city’s most controversial businessmen, the man known as “the Mayor of Little Italy.”     

He is Oscar D’Angelo, whose Chicago political influence began in the 1950s with Richard J. Daley, yielded him millions as a well-connected developer and rainmaker, and ended in a feud with Richard M. Daley almost 10 years ago. D’Angelo is the flamboyant, self-styled “mayor of Little Italy.”    read more  Click here: Intelligence Report: Controversial businessman Oscar D’Angelo, ‘Mayor of Little Italy’ may testify in Chicago mob