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December 20, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Mike ”The Large Guy” Sarno and four of his alleged Chicago Outfit mobster elves  are expecting the jury to deliver a verdict in their racketeering trial  but it may not come before Christmas. Chuck Goudie, WLS reports .

Six weeks after the trial began, final closing arguments were finished on Monday and jurors received their instructions from the judge. During the lengthy reading of jury instructions by Judge Ronald Guzman, elderly defendant Samuel Volpendesto appeared to fall asleep in his wheelchair. Volpendesto, 86, is accused in the case along with his son Anthony. To read with Video  Click here: ‘Large Guy’ jury gets case; large job looms | abc7chicago.com  

Steve Warmbir also writes   Click here: Sarcastic Sarno prosecutor: Did “Jedi mind trick” play a role? – Chicago Sun-Times