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Al Capone's home for sale in Chicago

CHICAGO, April 2 (UPI) -- A South Side Chicago home that once housed mobster Al Capone and his family is being put on the market with an asking price of $450,000.

Gangster Capone's house to be sold

CHICAGO, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Prohibition-era Chicago mob boss Al Capone's house is going up for sale in the spring, the current owner says.

Capone statue stolen from British garden

ISLE OF SHEPPY, England, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A British woman said her family is offering an unspecified reward for the return of a life-size statue of Al Capone that disappeared from her yard.

Obama win would be first for Chicagoan

CHICAGO, June 23 (UPI) -- Observers say if Barack Obama wins in November, he will be the first person from Chicago, known for its gangsters and politics, to live in the White House.

Al Capone's grandson releases memoir

BOSTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The new book "Son of Scarface: A Memoir by the Grandson of Al Capone" documents a man's unexpected connection to the notorious Chicago mob boss.

New light on Capone downfall

CHICAGO, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- New material for a book on Al Capone's last days as a mighty Chicago crime lord sheds light on the great lengths taken to end his infamous career.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008.
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Capone's 'other vault' to be opened on Web

CHICAGO, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A Chicago construction crew has unearthed what is being described as Al Capone's "other vault," which will soon be opened on a live Web cast.

Ozzy Osbourne's father-in-law dies

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) -- Don Arden, who managed the careers of rock groups such as Black Sabbath and became Ozzy Osborne's father-in-law, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 81.

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UPI almanac for Monday, May 28, 2007.
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Eliot Ness plaque missing in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, April 13 (UPI) -- A bronze plaque honoring famed crime fighter Eliot Ness has been reported stolen from the Cleveland police headquarters.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007.
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Ark. town to vote on marijuana laws

EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A petition to get a marijuana reform measure on the ballot in Eureka Springs, Ark., has ended in success with a vote scheduled for next month.

Condos to be built on site of Al Capone HQ

CHICAGO, July 28 (UPI) -- Developers plan to build a 35-story condominium tower on the site of the Chicago hotel that once served as Al Capone's headquarters.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, May 28, the 148th day of 2006 with 217 to follow.
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This is Tuesday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2006 with 320 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2006 with 348 to follow.
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New film follows post-Capone Ness

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Director David Fincher has hopped aboard Paramount's film version of the graphic novel "Torso," it was announced Thursday.

Rare autos to hit the auction block

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The Aston Martin driven by James Bond in "Goldfinger" and "Thunderball" as well as cars owned by Al Capone and Hank Williams Jr. are going under the hammer.

Vegas man plans 'Casablanca' prequel

LAS VEGAS, Calif., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- An 84-year-old Las Vegas man says he has a blockbuster prequel in mind to the 1942 hit movie, "Casablanca" and all he needs is a crack scriptwriter.

Historic resort to get facelift, casino

FRENCH LICK, Ind., June 11 (UPI) -- A development group plans to restore a faded Indiana resort to its former glory, adding a casino to make the plan a paying proposition.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, May 28, the 148th day of 2005 with 217 to follow.
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Cicero town president ousted in upset

CICERO, Ill., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A former town employee has ousted Cicero Town President Ramiro Gonzales in the corruption-plagued Chicago suburb made famous by mobster Al Capone.
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