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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 …

Frank Cullotta’s BlogTalkRadio Show FRANK’S WORLD
Tuesday, 12 Aug, 2014 – 6:46 pm | One Comment
Frank Cullotta’s BlogTalkRadio Show FRANK’S WORLD

Frank Cullotta’s BlogTalkRadio Show FRANK’S WORLD
Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếp On August 11th at 8PM CST I was on Frank’s Cullotta’s BlogTalkRadio show Frank’s World. Frank was traveling so I was interviewed by Dennis Griffin, Frank’s co-author of his book …

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 …

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

Undersheriff 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 …

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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpI 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 …

Paul Scharff on Ron Chepesiuk’s Crime Beat on ArtistFirst Radio Network
Friday, 14 Feb, 2014 – 12:01 pm | No Comment
Paul Scharff on Ron Chepesiuk’s Crime Beat on ArtistFirst Radio Network

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpCrime Beat is delighted to announce the appearance of Paul Scharff, author of Murder in McHenry. What would you do if you received a phone call twenty seven years after your father s murder 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 …

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?

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 …

Paul Scharff on OUTLAW RADIO with Host Burl Barer
Saturday, 21 Dec, 2013 – 12:40 pm | No Comment
Paul Scharff on OUTLAW RADIO with Host Burl Barer

Paul Scharff, son of homicide victim, teams with ex-Mobster Frank Cullotta to seek justice!! listen live Saturday
LISTEN LIVE VIA OUTLAW RADIO SATURDAY 2PM PT/5PM ET! or AS A PODCAST IF YOU MISSED THE SHOW by …

Paul Scharff on Wise Guy Talk Radio with Host Ricky Guns
Thursday, 5 Dec, 2013 – 6:44 pm | 2 Comments
Paul Scharff on Wise Guy Talk Radio with Host Ricky Guns

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpYour host Ricky Guns on Wise Guy Talk Radio Presents: My wonderful guest Paul Scharff author of the book Murder in McHenry which is a Motivational true story that reveals a son’s pursuit for justice …

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 …

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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpAt 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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpI 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 …

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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpI 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 …

Kim Kolton’s Crime Wire with guest Paul Scharff co-author of MURDER IN MCHENRY
Tuesday, 16 Jul, 2013 – 6:33 pm | No Comment
Kim Kolton’s Crime Wire with guest Paul Scharff co-author of MURDER IN MCHENRY

Great Show on Kim Kolton’s Crime Wire TalkBlogRadio. We discussed my book MURDER IN MCHENRY, the murder of my father Ron Scharff and Patricia Freeman, the first and second investigation into their murder, Frank Cullotta, …

Simon Barrett’s Blog Talk Radio Show June 16th, 2013
Sunday, 16 Jun, 2013 – 9:14 pm | No Comment
Simon Barrett’s Blog Talk Radio Show June 16th, 2013

This is Simon Barrett’s Radio Show on father’s day on June 16th, 2013. I get to about my dad. An excellent Tribute. Here is Simon’s blurb for the show.

This week we will be taking a …

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 …

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 …

Simon Barrett BloggerNews.Net Book Review: Murder In McHenry
Sunday, 26 May, 2013 – 10:18 pm | No Comment

Posted on March 27th, 2013
Book Review: Murder In McHenry
Simon Barrett does a Book Review
http://www.bloggernews.net/129003

Simon Barrett BloggerNews.Net Coming Really Soon: Murder In McHenry by Paul Scharff and Keith Bettinger
Sunday, 26 May, 2013 – 10:16 pm | No Comment

Posted on March 19th, 2013
Coming Really Soon: Murder In McHenry by Paul Scharff and Keith Bettinger
Simon Barrett wrote this article a week prior to my book release.
http://www.bloggernews.net/128986
 

Simon Barrett BloggerNews.Net Coming Soon: A Book by Paul Scharff About His Father’s 1981 Murder
Sunday, 26 May, 2013 – 10:08 pm | No Comment

Posted on Oct 20, 2012
BloggerNews.net
This article was written by Simon Barrett. He wrote this article about Murder In McHenry that was coming out in a few months.
http://www.bloggernews.net/128625

Simon Barrett BloggerNews.Net Cold Cases When Is Just Too Cold?
Sunday, 26 May, 2013 – 10:02 pm | No Comment

Posted on February 27th, 2011
BloggerNews.net
This article was written by Simon Barrett. He wrote this article about another cold case that was resolved 50 years later. He was doing a comparison to my father’s cold case.
http://www.bloggernews.net/126123
 

Simon Barrett BloggerNews.Net Ronald Scharff & Patricia Freeman The Only Victims?
Sunday, 26 May, 2013 – 9:55 pm | No Comment

July 23rd, 2009
BloggerNews.net
This article was written by Simon Barrett. He wrote this article about Larry Neumann and his wealth. He had a Trust Fund that his father left him but chose to kill and hurt …

Simon Barret BloggerNews.net Ronald Scharff & Patricia Freeman – A Cold Case Once Again?
Sunday, 26 May, 2013 – 9:46 pm | No Comment

April 14th, 2009
BloggerNews.net
This article was written by Simon Barrett. He wrote this article in response of me calling him and telling him that the investigation has been scaled back. Simon contacted both Andrew Zinke, lead …

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.

After 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 …

Paul Scharff Reunited with Simon Barrett after the release of the book “Murder In McHenry”
Wednesday, 3 Apr, 2013 – 8:50 pm | No Comment
Paul Scharff Reunited with Simon Barrett after the release of the book “Murder In McHenry”

Paul Scharff appears on Simon Barrett’s radio show for the first time in a long time after the release of his book, Murder In McHenry – A Sons Pursuit of Justice.
Simon had actually read and …

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.”

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

Mark 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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpThere 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.

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

This 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.

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

On 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.

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpPaul 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 .

Simon Barrett: Ronald Scharff & Patricia Freeman – A Cold Case Once Again?
Tuesday, 14 Apr, 2009 – 6:37 pm | No Comment
Simon Barrett:  Ronald Scharff & Patricia Freeman – A Cold Case Once Again?

Simon Barrett from has written an article today talking about his discussions with McHenry County Sheriff about the current activity around the Scharff case. According to Barrett, they have scaled resources back to 2 officers handling the case – though its not clear how much time they are spending on it as nothing seems to have been done. .

Mobster’s biographer scoops clueless Illinois detectives, fingers 1981 killer
Monday, 16 Feb, 2009 – 6:25 am | No Comment
Mobster’s biographer scoops clueless Illinois detectives, fingers 1981 killer

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpDennis Griffin and Frank Cullotta were interviewed by John L. Smith for . The articles discusses the book and the impact it has on the investigation of my father and Patricia Freeman’s murder in Lakemoor, Illinois in June of 1981.

Paul Scharff and Paula Freeman Appear on Justice Interrupted Radio Show on January 20, 2009
Sunday, 18 Jan, 2009 – 7:13 pm | No Comment
Paul Scharff and Paula Freeman Appear on Justice Interrupted Radio Show on January 20, 2009

On Tuesday January 20th at 10:00 PM CST time Paula Freeman and I myself will be on the Radio Show Justice Interrupted with Susan Murphy Milano. Paula is the daughter of Patricia Freeman who was murdered with my father in his Lakemoor, IL tavern on June 2nd, 1981. This is the first time that Paula has spoken publicly about that horrific day. You can listen and/or call in to the show.
The link to listen is .

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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpPaul 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

Paul 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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpCarol 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

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpOn 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.

The 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.

Xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpThese were the first reported homicides there since its incorporation in 1952.

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

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

Carol 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.”