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Trouble in jury room in Gotti trial

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A jury member in the New York trial of mob scion John Gotti Jr. says another juror is biased toward the defense and ready to drag out deliberations.

Mob informant: Gotti paid crooked cops

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A mob informant says a storied New York police detective who became the subject of a movie gave information to the late John Gotti.
Juror's answer at Gotti trial draws laughs

Juror's answer at Gotti trial draws laughs

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Jury selection in the latest trial of alleged U.S. Mafia crime boss John Gotti Jr. was disrupted Tuesday by a note of levity, observers said.

Jurors scarce for Gotti trial

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Numerous prospective jurors for the upcoming trial of alleged New York mobster John A. "Junior" Gotti have been dismissed, court officials said Thursday.

Gotti lawyers cite U.S. misbehavior

NEW YORK, May 31 (UPI) -- Defense lawyers for John "Junior" Gotti say New York prosecutors are misbehaving in their efforts to get a life conviction for the son of the late "Dapper Don."

Gotti associate denied early release

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) -- Anthony "Tony Roach" Rampino, an associate of "Dapper Dan" John Gotti, has been denied early release from prison, a New York judge said.
Mob turncoat: Gotti ordered beating

Mob turncoat: Gotti ordered beating

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- An alleged mob hitman helped beat up the then-boyfriend of Victoria Gotti, daughter of the late boss John Gotti, a mob turncoat told a jury in New York.
Documents: Mob target took acid bath

Documents: Mob target took acid bath

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The body of a man targeted by hired killers for hitting reputed New York mobster John Gotti's son with his car was disposed of using acid, documents allege.

Attorneys say John Gotti to seek bail

NEW YORK, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Attorneys for John Gotti, whose late father John ran the Gambino crime family, say he is planning on seeking bail in order to leave a Florida jail.
John Gotti's trial moved to New York

John Gotti's trial moved to New York

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- John Gotti Jr.'s lawyer said his client is elated that his pending racketeering trial will be in his old New York City stomping grounds.
Gotti defense may be aided by tape

Gotti defense may be aided by tape

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The son of late New York Mafia don John Gotti may be helped by a secret recording made by a police informant, his attorney says.
Report: Gotti Jr. busted for mob hits

Report: Gotti Jr. busted for mob hits

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A New York television station reported Tuesday that John "Junior" Gotti, son of the late mob leader John Gotti, was arrested in connection with three killings.

Two Gotti gang members plead guilty

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Two more Gottis connected with New York organized crime will soon be behind bars after they pleaded guilty to attempted murder.
HarperCollins suing Gotti for book advance

HarperCollins suing Gotti for book advance

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- The publishing house HarperCollins said it is suing Victoria Gotti in New York because she accepted a $70,000 advance, but failed to write a promised memoir.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 2, 2008,
By United Press International

U.S., Italian police nab reputed mobsters

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Law enforcement authorities Thursday arrested reputed crime family members in New York and Italy on numerous charges, including murder and racketeering.
Feds, Victoria Gotti fight for real estate

Feds, Victoria Gotti fight for real estate

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Victoria Gotti, daughter of the late mob boss John Gotti, battled her ex-husband and the federal government over real estate during a hearing in New York.

Feds want share of Gotti's money

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. government wants a share of the money Victoria Gotti receives from her ex-husband, who got 10 years for racketeering.

Giuliani campaign unfazed by threats

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani's campaign hasn't outwardly shown concern over recently revealed threats on the former New York mayor's life.

Feds putting mobster's jewelry up for sale

PHOENIX, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The state Attorney General's Office in Phoenix plans to auction off jewelry belonging to notorious mobster Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano.

Victoria Gotti's ex- getting out of prison

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- The former son-in-law of John Gotti, the "Dapper Don," is expected to be back in New York soon after almost nine years in federal prison.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, April 2, 2007.
By United Press International

NYC man finds self in John Gotti photo

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A retired firefighter whose picture of him with New York crime boss John Gotti has been plastered across the city, wants $1 million from National Geographic.

3 mistrials later, Gotti charges dropped

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- After three trials ended with juries unable to agree on verdicts, New York prosecutors have decided to drop attempted murder charges against John Gotti Jr.

Dapper Don became Drab Don in prison

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Reputed mob boss John Gotti went from the Dapper Don to the Drab Don during his years in the U.S. Penitentiary in Marion, Ill, a picture shows.
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