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Paul Scharff Interviewed by Cindy Mich on her Radio Show Cin’s Chat Corner
Monday, 23 Mar, 2015 – 5:12 pm | No Comment
Paul Scharff Interviewed by Cindy Mich on her Radio Show Cin’s Chat Corner

Paul Scharff Interviewed by Cindy Mich on her Radio Show Cin’s Chat Corner
On February 26th, 2015 Paul Scharff was interviewed by Cindy Mich on Talk Blog Radio show Cin’s Chat Corner. Cindy Mich has a …

THE KANSAS CITY MOB WAR – GARY JENKINS’S GANGLAND WIRE
Wednesday, 17 Sep, 2014 – 4:55 pm | One Comment
THE KANSAS CITY MOB WAR – GARY JENKINS’S GANGLAND WIRE

THE KANSAS CITY MOB WAR – GARY JENKINS’S GANGLAND WIRE
Gary Jenkins is the producer to the DVD Gangland Wire. Gangland Wire is the documentary of the events that led up to and about operations Strawman …

A McHenry County Deputy is No Longer Under Siege
Wednesday, 13 Aug, 2014 – 5:05 pm | No Comment
A McHenry County Deputy is No Longer Under Siege

A McHenry County Deputy is No Longer Under Siege
Last year I told you a story about former McHenry County Deputy Zane Seipler being under sieged by his former boss McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren. You …

Where We’ve Been, Where are We Going, and MOB CON 2014
Wednesday, 25 Jun, 2014 – 4:08 pm | No Comment
Where We’ve Been, Where are We Going, and MOB CON 2014

I am back from a much needed writing break to fill you in with updates on the Republican Primary for McHenry County Sheriff and Mob Con 2014. If you have been following me about my …

Hi I am Dave Bachmann and Sheriff Keith Nygren wants me DEAD
Monday, 17 Mar, 2014 – 4:38 pm | No Comment
Hi I am Dave Bachmann and Sheriff Keith Nygren wants me DEAD

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpDave Bachmann is a former McHenry County Coroner Candidate that unsuccessfully ran for coroner in 2008. Allegedly Sheriff Keith Nygren wanted Dave Bachmann dead, and asked former Deputy Scott Milliman to kill him. I will …

Zinke felt Threatened by a 78 Year Old Woman and His Campaign Manager may be an Internet Troll
Wednesday, 12 Mar, 2014 – 3:08 pm | No Comment
Zinke felt Threatened by a 78 Year Old Woman and His Campaign Manager may be an Internet Troll

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpUndersheriff Andrew Zinke got himself in trouble again. While being served a subpoena in January of this year, Zinke now has to go in front of a Federal Judge to explain his behavior. He was …

Nothing Wrong at the Sheriff’s Office according to Zinke
Wednesday, 5 Mar, 2014 – 5:28 pm | No Comment
Nothing Wrong at the Sheriff’s Office according to Zinke

If you watched the debate or the League of Women Voter’s forum, there is Nothing Wrong at the Sheriff’s office according to Undersheriff Andrew Zinke. We were lucky to even have had this debate. As …

My First Radio Show, LAS VEGAS AND THE MOB with Host Denny Griffin
Wednesday, 26 Feb, 2014 – 6:17 pm | No Comment
My First Radio Show, LAS VEGAS AND THE MOB with Host Denny Griffin

I have come a long way since my first radio show interview in November of 2008. Since December of last year until now I have done Ron Chepesiuk’s Crime Beat, Burl Barer’s Outlaw Radio, and …

Sheriff Opts for Belligerence to Thwart FEN’s Attempt to Secure Undersheriff Andrew Zinke Report
Wednesday, 19 Feb, 2014 – 6:29 pm | No Comment
Sheriff Opts for Belligerence to Thwart FEN’s Attempt to Secure Undersheriff Andrew Zinke Report

This is a story that has been going on for over a year now. It is a comment on what Sheriff Keith Nygren feels about inviting transparency for the public into his sheriff’s department. Keith …

Bill Prim VIDEO, Q&A, and even a DEBATE!
Wednesday, 12 Feb, 2014 – 4:50 pm | No Comment
Bill Prim VIDEO, Q&A, and even a DEBATE!

Please take a look at the video put out by the campaign for Bill Prim for McHenry County Sheriff. It was excellently done and highlights all the points on why Bill Prim would make an …

Tony “Big Tuna” Accardo the Outfit’s Ultimate Boss Part II
Wednesday, 5 Feb, 2014 – 5:15 pm | No Comment
Tony “Big Tuna” Accardo the Outfit’s Ultimate Boss Part II

 
Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếp Tony “Big Tuna” Accardo is now the head of the Outfit since the remaining top leaders were sitting in jail because of the Hollywood Extortion Scandal. In my last article I went to Accardo’s other …

Tony “Joe Batters” Accardo the Outfit’s Ulitmate Boss Part I
Wednesday, 29 Jan, 2014 – 6:30 pm | No Comment
Tony “Joe Batters” Accardo the Outfit’s Ulitmate Boss Part I

 
Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếp Tony “Joe Batters” Accardo was the boss of the Chicago Outfit. He got his start in the Outfit working under Al Capone as his driver and body guard in the 1920’s. He worked his way …

Get MURDER IN McHENRY for FREE on Amazon!!
Wednesday, 22 Jan, 2014 – 4:55 pm | No Comment
Get MURDER IN McHENRY for FREE on Amazon!!

Starting on January 29th you will be able to get MURDER IN MCHENRY, A Son’s Pursuit of Justice for FREE on Amazon for Kindle. Every Wednesday from January 29th to February 26th my book will …

Is Sheriff Nygren and Undersheriff Zinke Intimidating and Tampering with Federal Witnesses?
Wednesday, 15 Jan, 2014 – 7:00 pm | No Comment
Is Sheriff Nygren and Undersheriff Zinke Intimidating and Tampering with Federal Witnesses?

Is Sheriff Nygren and Undersheriff Zinke intimidating and tampering with McHenry County Deputies listed as federal material witnesses? Former Deputy Scott Milliman’s wrongful termination case is moving through the system, albeit slowing by moving forward …

Andrew Zinke Fearful to Debate Bill Prim Lies to Get Out of It
Wednesday, 8 Jan, 2014 – 7:30 pm | No Comment
Andrew Zinke Fearful to Debate Bill Prim Lies to Get Out of It

Andrew Zinke revokes his commitment to debate Bill Prim. However, that is not what you would have read in the Northwest Herald the following Monday. Let’s start at the beginning of the sequence of events.
On …

Undersheriff Andrew Zinke Shuts Down Cal Skinner’s Blog Site
Wednesday, 18 Dec, 2013 – 6:24 pm | No Comment
Undersheriff Andrew Zinke Shuts Down Cal Skinner’s Blog Site

Undersheriff Andrew Zinke is fighting it out with Cal Skinner again. This time Skinner alleges that Zinke was able to get his website www.mchenrycountyblog.com taken down for a short period of time on Wednesday December …

Most Sadistic Loan Shark in Chicago Outfit’s History, “Mad Sam” DeStefano
Wednesday, 11 Dec, 2013 – 5:37 pm | One Comment
Most Sadistic Loan Shark in Chicago Outfit’s History, “Mad Sam” DeStefano

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpI wrote an article on Frank Cullotta’s boss Tony Spilotro. Tony got connected to the Chicago Outfit at an early age and became part of Sam “Mad Sam” DeStefano’s crew. “Mad Sam” mentored and groomed …

Chicago Outfit Enforcer and Las Vegas Boss Tony Spilotro
Wednesday, 4 Dec, 2013 – 6:53 pm | No Comment
Chicago Outfit Enforcer and Las Vegas Boss Tony Spilotro

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpMy story MURDER IN MCHENRY relates to former mobster turned government witness Frank Cullotta. This is not a story about him but his former boss. You can say that Frank Cullotta started his Outfit Association …

The Story behind the Larry Neumann Photo on the cover of MURDER IN MCHENRY
Wednesday, 20 Nov, 2013 – 5:23 pm | One Comment
The Story behind the Larry Neumann Photo on the cover of MURDER IN MCHENRY

The Story behind the Larry Neumann Photo on the cover of MURDER IN MCHENRY
 
On the cover of my book, I have a photo of Larry Neumann in glasses. The day was August 1st, 1956. There …

IUOE Local 150 and Andrew Zinke. Is this Gangster Money for a Gangster Cop?
Wednesday, 6 Nov, 2013 – 5:46 pm | No Comment
IUOE Local 150 and Andrew Zinke. Is this Gangster Money for a Gangster Cop?

A few weeks ago I noticed something peculiar about a contribution made to Andrew Zinke’s campaign for sheriff. The contribution was from the IUOE or the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150. What I …

Mob Con 2013 Las Vegas Part IIII Frank Calabrese Jr.
Wednesday, 30 Oct, 2013 – 5:03 pm | No Comment
Mob Con 2013 Las Vegas Part IIII Frank Calabrese Jr.

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpBeing from the Chicagoland area I was very familiar with the Family Secrets Trial. This was the largest trial of its kind as it named the entire Chicago Outfit (mob) as a criminal enterprise. The …

Paul Scharff is a “Disenfranchised Son, with an Axe to Grind, Who’s Out to Sell his Book”
Wednesday, 23 Oct, 2013 – 4:43 pm | One Comment
Paul Scharff is a “Disenfranchised Son, with an Axe to Grind, Who’s Out to Sell his Book”

Paul Scharff is a “disenfranchised son, with an axe to grind, who’s out to sell his book,” is a comment that I found on my article on Andrew DiDonato that I did two weeks ago. …

Mob Con 2013 Las Vegas Part III Kenny “Kenji” Gallo
Wednesday, 16 Oct, 2013 – 4:49 pm | One Comment
Mob Con 2013 Las Vegas Part III Kenny “Kenji” Gallo

I met Kenny “Kenji” Gallo at Mob Con in Las Vegas, when I was selling my book MURDER IN MCHENRY. We were all at the cocktail party at the Tropicana in Las Vegas for Mob …

Mob Con 2013 Las Vegas Part II Andrew DiDonato
Wednesday, 9 Oct, 2013 – 6:04 pm | 8 Comments
Mob Con 2013 Las Vegas Part II Andrew DiDonato

Last week I shared with you a letter that I sent to Mr. James M. Sweeney, the President-Business Manager of Local 150 International Union of Operating Engineers. His union contributed $12,308.50 to Undersheriff Andrew Zinke’s …

Will McHenry County be Ripped Off by Special Interest in Sheriff Election?
Wednesday, 2 Oct, 2013 – 5:27 pm | 2 Comments
Will McHenry County be Ripped Off by Special Interest in Sheriff Election?

I am going to change gears and talk about the potential of having our election for Sheriff being ripped off by special interest dumping cash into the election. I will get back to Mob Con …

MOB CON 2013 Las Vegas Part I
Wednesday, 25 Sep, 2013 – 4:58 pm | One Comment
MOB CON 2013 Las Vegas Part I

At the beginning of this month I was at Mob Con 2013 in Las Vegas. This was the very first Mob Con and it was a huge success. Mob Con even got the attention of …

Vito Colucci, ROGUE TOWN, and McHenry County
Wednesday, 18 Sep, 2013 – 4:35 pm | One Comment
Vito Colucci, ROGUE TOWN, and McHenry County

I want to tell you about a guy named Vito Colucci. I met Vito two weekends ago at Mob Con in Las Vegas. However, I knew who he was prior to this event. We have …

The Chicago Outfit and their Political Fixers
Wednesday, 4 Sep, 2013 – 4:55 pm | 13 Comments
The Chicago Outfit and their Political Fixers

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpLast week I introduced a definition of Political Fix or Fixer. This was in reference to the way that the Ethics Commission conducted itself in the hearing of a complaint of Undersheriff Andrew Zinke’s sending …

Zinke’s middle finger may cost Cal Skinner $5,000
Wednesday, 28 Aug, 2013 – 5:36 pm | One Comment
Zinke’s middle finger may cost Cal Skinner $5,000

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpMark Gummerson, an attorney for Undersheriff Andrew Zinke is following through with his threat towards Cal Skinner from the Ethic Commission hearing. Andrew Zinke filed a complaint against Cal Skinner for $5,000. A fine that …

And there is hope, even for the Ethics Commission
Wednesday, 21 Aug, 2013 – 5:06 pm | One Comment
And there is hope, even for the Ethics Commission

If you have read my book MURDER IN MCHENRY, you know that there is a lot of bad stuff in there about some bad people. There is also signs of hope in the book too. …

First Electric Newspaper v.s. Sheriff Nygren and EEO Officer Donald Leist
Wednesday, 14 Aug, 2013 – 5:38 pm | No Comment
First Electric Newspaper v.s. Sheriff Nygren and EEO Officer Donald Leist

Why is Pete Gonigam of the First Electric Newspaper battling Sheriff Nygren and EEO Officer Donald Leist?
On October 23, 2012 Sgt John Koziol of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department filed a motion for a Special …

McHenry County Ethics Commission, Ethical or NOT!?!?
Wednesday, 7 Aug, 2013 – 4:55 pm | One Comment
McHenry County Ethics Commission, Ethical or NOT!?!?

If you do not recall this infamous photo or if you have not seen it before, it has stirred up quite the controversy. This photo was taken at the 4th of July Parade in Crystal …

How Gary Gauger got to DEATH ROW
Wednesday, 31 Jul, 2013 – 5:20 pm | One Comment
How Gary Gauger got to DEATH ROW

If you’re not familiar with Gary Gauger, you should be. His story got a lot of attention back in the 90s, early 2000s, and even until this day. The story involves the McHenry County Sheriff’s …

Writing with a very Heavy Heart – Homage to Eric
Wednesday, 24 Jul, 2013 – 7:18 am | 10 Comments
Writing with a very Heavy Heart – Homage to Eric

I am writing with a much heavy heart today. One of my good friends passed away this past Saturday July 20th, 2013. I am currently in travel to be with him and say my final …

Another McHenry County Deputy under siege, Scott Milliman
Wednesday, 17 Jul, 2013 – 5:46 pm | 7 Comments
Another McHenry County Deputy under siege, Scott Milliman

Last week’s article I talked about Zane Seipler’s battle with Keith Nygren and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.  This week I’m going to talk about another deputy, Scott Milliman, and his battle with Sheriff Keith …

McHenry County Deputy Zane Seipler under siege, Again!!
Wednesday, 10 Jul, 2013 – 4:59 pm | 3 Comments
McHenry County Deputy Zane Seipler under siege, Again!!

McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren is acting out against one of his own, Again. Deputy Zane Seipler was terminated from his position more than four years ago, and Nygren was forced to reinstate him a …

Hole in the Wall Gang on the 4th of July 1981, Bertha’s and Karma
Wednesday, 3 Jul, 2013 – 8:50 am | 5 Comments
Hole in the Wall Gang on the 4th of July 1981, Bertha’s and Karma

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpIt is the week of the 4th of July, a time that we get together with family and friends for cookouts, fireworks and other 4th of July activities. This day also has meaning to myself …

Who is Tommy Amato?
Wednesday, 26 Jun, 2013 – 6:41 pm | 3 Comments
Who is Tommy Amato?

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpWhen I learned that Larry Neumann killed my father, Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman, from reading the book CULLOTTA, I reached out to Dennis Griffin, who co-authored the book with Frank Cullotta. In our initial …

Andrew Zinke plus Rita Corporation equals ON THE TAKE
Wednesday, 19 Jun, 2013 – 5:31 pm | 7 Comments
Andrew Zinke plus Rita Corporation equals ON THE TAKE

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog called, “Andrew Zinke for McHenry County Sheriff, Really?” In my blog I relate my personal experience and what it was like having Andrew Zinke reopen my father’s …

Justice gone backwards. It’s a sad day for the citizens of McHenry County.
Wednesday, 12 Jun, 2013 – 5:52 pm | 12 Comments
Justice gone backwards. It’s a sad day for the citizens of McHenry County.

Your best interest and my pursuit of justice took a  backseat to the protectionism of ghosts, or someone living. As many of you know, I have filed an Appeal with the Public Access Bureau in …

Did an Illinois Parole Board kill Ron Scharff, Patricia Freeman, and Robert Brown?
Wednesday, 5 Jun, 2013 – 5:04 pm | No Comment
Did an Illinois Parole Board kill Ron Scharff, Patricia Freeman, and Robert Brown?

CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE
If a picture is worth a 1000 words then here’s 10,000 of them. This picture was taken August 1, 1956. The man standing up against the wall with the glasses, is …

Andrew Zinke for McHenry County Sheriff, Really???
Wednesday, 29 May, 2013 – 5:53 pm | 6 Comments
Andrew Zinke for McHenry County Sheriff, Really???

Zinke for Sheriff? It’s a preposterous idea but it will happen unless we do something about it.
Just like the original investigator, George Hendle, he started my father’s investigation as a Lieutenant. He now currently resides …

McHenry Deputies and MURDER IN MCHENRY
Wednesday, 22 May, 2013 – 5:31 pm | No Comment
McHenry Deputies and MURDER IN MCHENRY

In promoting my father’s story I get to speak to a lot of people. I really enjoy it, and I get to talk to all different kinds of people. The last few weeks the people …

How does the movie CASINO relate to the book MURDER IN MCHENRY PART 2
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 – 2:51 pm | No Comment
How does the movie CASINO relate to the book MURDER IN MCHENRY PART 2

How does the movie CASINO relate to the book MURDER IN MCHENRY PART 2
The movie CASINO was filled with fictitious characters that were based on actual people. The two main characters of the movie Robert …

How does the movie CASINO relates to the book MURDER IN MCHENRY PART 1
Wednesday, 8 May, 2013 – 5:26 pm | No Comment
How does the movie CASINO relates to the book MURDER IN MCHENRY PART 1

This week’s blog is going to be part one of two. I’m going to discuss how the movie CASINO relates to my book Murder In McHenry. If you never seen the movie CASINO it is …

From 1893 Chicago to Lakemoor Illinois 1981, the history of the Chicago Outfit
Wednesday, 1 May, 2013 – 6:27 pm | 2 Comments
From 1893 Chicago to Lakemoor Illinois 1981, the history of the Chicago Outfit

I wrote this piece a while back in hopes of using it for the book. For the direction that we wound up going, it was excluded. I wrote it, because I believe that most people …

FOIA Appeal Update
Thursday, 25 Apr, 2013 – 6:11 pm | 2 Comments
FOIA Appeal Update

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpI just wrote a blog yesterday called Humbling Moments. I’m not trying to blog you guys to death but more or less provide you with an important update. Last week I posted my Freedom of …

Humbling Moments…
Wednesday, 24 Apr, 2013 – 5:22 pm | One Comment
Humbling Moments…

Last week I wrote about a radio show that I did. It was Denny Griffin’s show, We Knowa Guy Radio. There was a special surprise guest on that show, Frank Cullotta. I mentioned that I …

It has been a while…
Saturday, 20 Apr, 2013 – 5:04 pm | One Comment
It has been a while…

First I like to thank everybody from home for all the great support and help with the release of the book Murder In McHenry. It has been out for less than a month and is …

Freedom of Information Act Appeal to get the remainder of my father’s file.
Wednesday, 17 Apr, 2013 – 4:47 pm | One Comment
Freedom of Information Act Appeal to get the remainder of my father’s file.

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpAfter the book Murder In McHenry was sent to the publisher, I filed for the freedom of information act to get my father’s file from the McHenry County Sheriff’s office. My co-author Keith Bettinger had …

Frank and Me
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 6:56 pm | No Comment
Frank and Me

I am sorry that I have not put a blog in a couple of weeks, but I placed an entry today. I have taken a break to some of the more dreary things that I have been writing as of lately to something a little more upbeat. I promise to get back to the dreary stuff on my next entry.

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpThis week I have written about my trip to Las Vegas and my day with Frank Cullotta. Please take a look at and I hope that you enjoy.

Earth to Earth and Ashes to Ashes
Tuesday, 19 May, 2009 – 10:53 pm | No Comment
Earth to Earth and Ashes to Ashes

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpFinally, my father is being put to rest. The surreal feelings that I have been having is starting to wear off. This is good because I need to move from feeling shocked. However, I feel that I am giving in to my anger. The reality of never seeing my father again is sinking into my bones.

Happy Birthday to Me
Sunday, 17 May, 2009 – 10:04 am | No Comment
Happy Birthday to Me

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpLarry Neumann killed my father and Patricia Freeman on June 2nd, 1981. My Birthday is June 5th which was the same day as my father’s wake. Unfortunately but understandably this is the birthday in my life that I remember most. The loss of my father still is not setting in yet but my memories of him are almost immediately start fleeting from me. I started to grow up I think on that day. I think that this also may have been one of the longest days in my life.

The First Dark Day
Sunday, 10 May, 2009 – 12:24 pm | 17 Comments
The First Dark Day

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpThis week I wrote about the first couple of days after Larry Neumann killed my father and Patricia Freeman. I had some immediate struggles trying to comprehend what happened to my dad. You will sense the fears that I had moving forward with my life. I did not even know how I was going to move forward or what I was going to be working with. When I write about those days back then, I feel sad for that little boy!

June 1st, 1981 and Before
Sunday, 3 May, 2009 – 9:59 pm | 11 Comments
June 1st, 1981 and Before

This week I wrote about what things were like before June 2nd, 1981. Before Larry Neumann murdered my father Ron Scharff and his barmaid Patricia Freeman in my father’s tavern in Lakemoor, IL.

What Is The Purpose of McHenry County 1981 and Why Should We Care?
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2009 – 8:45 am | No Comment
What Is The Purpose of McHenry County 1981 and Why Should We Care?

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpPaul Scharff, the eldest son of Ron Scharff, who was murdered in Lakemoor, Illinois in June of 1981 along with his employee Patricia Freeman, gives his thoughts on why the public should care about this case and what the purpose of the efforts are around the McHenry County 1981 group and web site.