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  • Murder trial begins 12 years after Miami Subs founder Gus Boulis was gunned down

    Murder trial begins 12 years after Miami Subs founder Gus Boulis was gunned down
    More than a dozen years after Miami Subs founder Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis was gunned down in his car on a Fort Lauderdale street, a Broward jury began listening Monday to the case against two men accused of arranging the execution. Prosecutor Gregg...
  • Mistrial for 'Big Tony' in Boulis murder case

    Mistrial for 'Big Tony' in Boulis murder case
    A mistrial was declared Thursday for Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello, one of the men accused of orchestrating the 2001 murder of Miami Subs founder Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis. Moscatiello's lawyer, David Bogenschutz, has been battling an illness since...
  • Defense lawyers move to discredit 'Pudgy' in Boulis murder trial

    Defense lawyers move to discredit 'Pudgy' in Boulis murder trial
    James "Pudgy" Fiorillo had more than one reason to turn on his former co-defendants in the Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis murder trial, defense lawyers said Wednesday. Fiorillo, 36, testified for the second straight day, implicating Anthony "Big Tony"...
  • WikiLeaks film shifts focus after Julian Assange won't share info

    WikiLeaks film shifts focus after Julian Assange won't share info
    When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
  • Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's doctor, shopping memoir

    Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's doctor, shopping memoir
    After serving half of his four-year sentence, Conrad Murray was released from Los Angeles County Jail on Monday, and is reportedly shopping a memoir. The former surgeon was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for delivering a fatal dose of the...
  • Tracy Letts, Gladwell on tap for Ideas Week

    Actor/writer Tracy Letts, author Malcolm Gladwell and musician/producer T-Bone Burnett are among the first speakers being revealedfor the third annual Chicago Ideas Week, which will run Oct. 14-20. After its expansion last year, Ideas Week Executive...
  • Review: Casino Jack

    As far as I can remember, the word super never became a prefix for the benign designation of lobbyist until Jack Abramoff, a former B-movie producer, took over K street in the 1990s. A well-built, larger-than-life figure who famously donned Mafioso trench...
  • 'Casino Jack'

    'Casino Jack'
    Director George Hickenlooper died shortly before the opening of his comedy-drama about Jack Abramoff, the real-life lobbyist whose efforts to influence major figures in the nation's capital took a questionable turn. Kevin Spacey expectedly offers a...
  • Delaney wins in 6th District primary

    Delaney wins in 6th District primary
    A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...
  • Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow

    Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow
    Updated with reaction from Delaney campaign.  State Sen. Rob Garagiola, a Democrat running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District, released a decade’s worth of federal income tax returns Thursday and challenged other candidates in the race...
  • Film review: Richard Gere plays one of the 1% in 'Arbitrage'

    Film review: Richard Gere plays one of the 1% in 'Arbitrage'
    “Arbitrage” is not about Jack Abramoff, or Bernie Madoff or even Mitt Romney. But resemblances between any one of them and the film's protagonist, Robert Miller (Richard Gere), are hardly coincidental. Miller is a stand-in for a whole class of...