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Report: Reputed Former Mobster Acquitted In Cop’s Murder

A reputed former mobster was acquitted Tuesday in the execution-style murder of an NYPD officer in 1997, according to a published report.

11/26/2013

FBI's dig site at the former Ozone Park home of Jimmy "The Gent" Burke, June 19, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

FBI: ‘Material’ Unearthed Beneath Former Home Of Famed Gangster

The FBI confirmed material was recovered from the former home of Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, but a forensic examination by the medical examiner will determine whether they were human remains or something else.

06/19/2013

John "Sonny" Franzese arrives at federal court - Brooklyn, NY - Jun 15, 2010 - AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

Geriatric Gangster Receives 8 Years In Prison

Convicted mob boss John “Sonny” Franzese is so old, he knew Frank Sinatra in his heyday but a federal judge decided Friday that Franzese is not so old that he can avoid prison.

01/14/2011