Interviews

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpInterviews with Paul, Holly and others around the case.

messages from paul

This category contains personal messages from Paul Scharff related to the site and case.

newspapers

Links to newspaper articles and other print media covering the case.

Television

Links to television coverage around the case.

Video

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpSupplementary videos about the case or the people involved.

Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: larry neumann

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
Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếp On February 26th, 2015 Paul Scharff was interviewed by Cindy Mich on Talk Blog Radio show Cin’s Chat Corner. Cindy Mich has a …

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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpI 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 …

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 …

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 …

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?

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpIs 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 …

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 …

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?

When 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 …

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
Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếp 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 …

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

I 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 …

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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpFirst 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 …

Paul Scharff on the Dr. Laurie Roth Show
Monday, 15 Apr, 2013 – 6:33 pm | No Comment
Paul Scharff on the Dr. Laurie Roth Show

Here is the podcast from the radio show with Dr Laurie Roth!! It was a great show and I had a good time. When you listen, I promise that I am not ill mannered purposely …

Sun Times : Bar Slaying Case Closed
Tuesday, 21 Jul, 2009 – 6:28 pm | No Comment
Sun Times : Bar Slaying Case Closed

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpThe baby-sitter, it turns out, got it right.

The McHenry County sheriff’s office has concluded that a now-dead mob hit man named Larry Neumann, in all likelihood, killed two people in 1981 in the small town of Lakemoor — a long-cold case that was reopened last summer on the basis of a tip from Holly Hager, who baby-sat for the children of one of the pair back then.

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpRead the full .

Northwest Herald – Probe Into ’81 Deaths Closes
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2009 – 3:20 pm | No Comment
Northwest Herald – Probe Into ’81 Deaths Closes

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpToday’s talking about the current status of the Scharff/Freemen murder investigation.

“Almost a year after sheriff’s investigators revived their efforts to solve the 28-year-old case, they announced that they believe Larry Neumann – a mob hitman who died Jan. 9, 2007, in prison for an unrelated murder – is responsible for slaying P.M. Pub owner Ronald Scharff and his bartender, Patricia Freeman.”

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.

This 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.

Paul Scharff Interviewed on TheVegasMob.com
Monday, 22 Jun, 2009 – 2:14 pm | No Comment
Paul Scharff Interviewed on TheVegasMob.com

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpMark Anthony, editor of The Vegas Mob and host of The Vegas Tourist Podcast, about the murder of his father and Patricia Freeman in Lakemoor, IL in 1981.

Northwest Herald: Elusive Peace
Tuesday, 2 Jun, 2009 – 6:56 am | No Comment
Northwest Herald:  Elusive Peace

There is in the Northwest Herald today covering the Scharff case.

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

Finally, 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.

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?

Paul 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.

Listen To Paul Scharff, Holly Hager, and Robert Freeman on Dennis Griffin’s Las Vegas and The Mob
Wednesday, 15 Apr, 2009 – 8:46 pm | No Comment
Listen To Paul Scharff, Holly Hager, and Robert Freeman on Dennis Griffin’s Las Vegas and The Mob

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpOn April 15 at 8pm CST, Paul Scharff, Holly Hager, and Robert Freeman appeared on Dennis Griffin’s Las Vegas and The Mob radio program on . While the show had some technical difficulties, it wound up being a great conversation. Paul and Holly give background on the case and update us on the current happenings. Paul and update us on the drop in officers covering the case over the last 4 months from 20 to 2. Robert Freeman and give updates on conversations they’ve had with the McHenry County Sheriff.

Paul and Robert made it very clear – we need to get the word out. Larry Neumann should be named as the killer to give the families closure on this case – and the families would like to know what stopped the McHenry County Sheriff from closing this case sooner.

You can download the show directly .

Paul and Holly On Dennis Griffin’s BlogTalk Radio Show April 15 at 8pm.
Monday, 13 Apr, 2009 – 6:13 am | 2 Comments
Paul and Holly On Dennis Griffin’s BlogTalk Radio Show April 15 at 8pm.

On April 15th at 8 PM CT, Paul Scharff and Holly Hager will be guests on Dennis Griffin’s Blog Talk Radio Show, .

They will be talking about the Ron Scharff/Patricia Freeman murder case and its current status. If you would like to call in and ask any questions, you can by dialing (646) 478-0982.

JOHN L. SMITH: Some wiseguys were killers while others really lived to kill
Thursday, 19 Feb, 2009 – 6:21 am | No Comment
JOHN L. SMITH: Some wiseguys were killers while others really lived to kill

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpFrank Cullotta was interviewed again by John L. Smith for . The article discusses Larry Neumann, the killer of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman, and his ability to scare gangsters and cops alike with his propensity to kill.

Frank Cullotta and Dennis Arnoldy talk about the 1981 Murders of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman
Friday, 9 Jan, 2009 – 11:31 pm | No Comment
Frank Cullotta and Dennis Arnoldy talk about the 1981 Murders of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman

In this video interview, Denny Griffin talks to Frank Cullotta, former lieutenant to Tony Spilotro turned government witness, and Dennis Arnoldy, former FBI Agent who debriefed Cullotta about his involvement in the Spilotro gang, about the 1981 murders of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman in Lakemoor, Illinois. Frank and Dennis also talk about why Frank brought this murder up to the McHenry County Police during the time he was being debriefed. Denny Griffin co-authored the book “Cullotta: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster and Government Witness” with Frank Cullotta.

Who was Larry Neumann?
Thursday, 8 Jan, 2009 – 5:07 am | 3 Comments
Who was Larry Neumann?

Who is Larry Neumann? Denny Griffin, the man who co-authored the book with Frank Cullotta, provides this profile.

Also includes other links to information about Neumann we have found in our searches.
Cullotta: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster and Government Witness
Wednesday, 7 Jan, 2009 – 8:13 pm | No Comment
Cullotta: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster and Government Witness

Read the book, that started it all. This was the book that Holly Hager read that convinced her that Larry Neumann was the man that committed the murders.

Case Update: Listen to Paul and Holly with Dennis Griffin on Blog Talk Radio
Tuesday, 6 Jan, 2009 – 6:44 am | No Comment
Case Update: Listen to Paul and Holly with Dennis Griffin on Blog Talk Radio

Paul and Holly appeared on Dennis Griffin’s Blog Talk Radio Show on Monday, January 5, where Paul gave a current status on the happenings since the last show on November 5.

Blogger News Network Interview with Paul Scharff, Holly Hager and Dennis Griffin
Monday, 5 Jan, 2009 – 4:09 pm | No Comment
Blogger News Network Interview with Paul Scharff, Holly Hager and Dennis Griffin

Simon Barrett interviews Paul Scharff, Holly Hager, and Dennis Griffin on an episode of his show called BNN On The Radio – The (Un)Solved Double Homicide Of Ronald Schraff And Patricia Freeman

The show can be found on the Blog Talk Radio site.

Paul Scharff and and Holly Hager appearing on Blog Talk Radio on January 5
Sunday, 4 Jan, 2009 – 2:48 am | No Comment
Paul Scharff and and Holly Hager appearing on Blog Talk Radio on January 5

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpPaul Scharff and Holly Hager will be appearing on Dennis Griffiin’s Blog Talk Radio show on January 5 at 7:00pm central time. Paul and Holly will explain the current status of their efforts to close the 27 year old murder case of Paul’s father and Patricia Freeman and get the killer, Larry Neumann, officially named.

The Murder of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman – NBC News Interview
Sunday, 4 Jan, 2009 – 1:49 am | No Comment
The Murder of Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman – NBC News Interview

Carol Marin of Channel 5 News (NBC Chicago) covered the story on the 10:00 news on December 19,2008.

Murder in McHenry
Sunday, 4 Jan, 2009 – 1:03 am | 4 Comments
Murder in McHenry

On the morning of June 2, 1981, two people were found shot to death in the living room of an apartment at the rear of the P.M. Pub, located at 238 West Rand Road in Lakemoor, Illinois.

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpThe victims were the tavern’s owner, 37-year-old Ronald Scharff , and barmaid Patricia Freeman, who had worked her first shift at the bar the previous evening. Lakemoor is situated about 45 miles northwest of Chicago and was a community of around 800 at the time.

These were the first reported homicides there since its incorporation in 1952.

Northwest Herald Front Page Article Featuring Scharff Case
Thursday, 1 Jan, 2009 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Northwest Herald Front Page Article Featuring Scharff Case

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpThe Northwest Herald covered the story with this front page article appearing in their January 1, 2009 issue.

“A Wonder Lake woman thinks she discovered who killed her father’s close friend and her former bus driver 27 years ago.”
A Mob Murder in McHenry County?
Sunday, 21 Dec, 2008 – 9:31 am | No Comment

Cal Skinner, writer for the McHenry County Blog, posted the article on December 20, 2008

True Crime Book Brings Closure to a Victim’s Family in a 27-Year-Old Murder Case
Saturday, 20 Dec, 2008 – 8:03 pm | No Comment
True Crime Book Brings Closure to a Victim’s Family in a 27-Year-Old Murder Case

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpRead the official that appeared on PRWeb on December 19, 2008.

The book that is talked about is by Frank Cullotta and Dennis Griffin.
Tips Shed Light on 1981 Murder – Chicago Sun Times
Friday, 19 Dec, 2008 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Tips Shed Light on 1981 Murder – Chicago Sun Times

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpCarol Marin and Don Moseley .

“More than 27 years after a mob-related double murder in McHenry County, a little bit of digging by a 42-year old former baby-sitter has led authorities to reopen what was a very cold case.
Thanks to a little bit of digging by a former babysitter, Holly Hager, authorities have reopened what was a cold double-murder case in McHenry County.”
Las Vegas and the Mob Special
Thursday, 6 Nov, 2008 – 7:53 am | No Comment
Las Vegas and the Mob Special

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpListen to Paul, Holly, Frank Cullotta, Dennis Arnoldy (former FBI agent) and Jim Hager with Dennis Griffin on his Las Vegas and the Mob BlogTalkRadio show.

Griffins guests include:

* Paul Scharff – son of Ron Scharff
* Holly Hager – Paul’s former babysitter
* Frank Cullotta – former lieutenant for Tony Spilotro turned government witness
* Dennis Arnoldy – former FBI agent that debriefed Cullotta when he turned
Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếp * Jim Hager – Holly’s father, who suggested the possible murderer back in 1981

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpThe guests talk about the murders and the events leading up to the current effort to close the case, naming Larry Neumann as the murderer.