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September 17, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A federal judge ruled in New York that John A. Gotti, who prosecutors allege has been among those running the Gambino crime family since his father was imprisoned for life, can be released from prison. U.S. District Judge Barrington Parker said he had found that defense lawyers had presented the court with a proposal containing conditions and security that would provide adequate community protection. The younger Gotti, 34, was arrested in January on extortion, fraud and other charges.
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September 17, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A federal judge ruled in New York that John A. Gotti, who prosecutors allege has been among those running the Gambino crime family since his father was imprisoned for life, can be released from prison. U.S. District Judge Barrington Parker said he had found that defense lawyers had presented the court with a proposal containing conditions and security that would provide adequate community protection. The younger Gotti, 34, was arrested in January on extortion, fraud and other charges.
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NATIONAL
March 11, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
For the second time in as many trials, a federal jury could not reach a verdict on racketeering charges against John A. Gotti, the son of the late Gambino crime family boss. A mistrial was declared and the man called "Junior" headed for home on Long Island. "Drained. I am drained, emotionally drained," Gotti said as he inched his way through the throng outside the courthouse in Lower Manhattan. Prosecutors said they intended to try Gotti, 42, a third time, and U.S.
NATIONAL
August 8, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
A judge in New York threw out money laundering and racketeering charges against John A. "Junior" Gotti, son of the late boss of the Gambino crime family. U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin ruled the government couldn't bring the charges because they violated a 1999 plea agreement in another case.
NATIONAL
January 4, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
A federal judge in New York City denied bail for the son of the late mob boss John Gotti, saying evidence strongly supported charges that he was a leader of the Gambino crime family. Judge Shira Scheindlin decided to keep John A. "Junior" Gotti in prison until his August trial. Gotti, 40, is charged with engaging in attempted murders and murder conspiracies as part of a racketeering plot.
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December 29, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
A judge in New York warned John A. "Junior" Gotti that his lawyer had a conflict of interest, but the son of late mob boss John Gotti said he was happy with his representation in an upcoming racketeering retrial. Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin said lawyer Charles Carnesi might give Gotti biased advice because he also represented a co-defendant. Gotti shrugged off the potential conflict.
NEWS
April 6, 1999 | From Times wire reports
John A. "Junior" Gotti, the son and alleged successor of America's best-known Mafioso, pleaded guilty in White Plains, N.Y., to racketeering, bribery, extortion and other charges in exchange for a seven-year prison term. The plea was entered the day before jury selection was to have begun in his federal trial. Gotti was charged with taking part in a criminal enterprise known as the Gambino family and with extortion, robbery, loan-sharking, gambling and bribery. Sentencing was set for July 8.
NATIONAL
August 9, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
John A. "Junior" Gotti went on trial on kidnapping, extortion and fraud charges, with a prosecutor saying he ordered the 1992 kidnapping of a radio host to silence him for his harsh attacks on the Gotti family. As a bespectacled Gotti, 40, sat emotionless, federal prosecutor Victor Hou accused him of taking over the street leadership of the Gambino crime family during the 1990s after his father, John Gotti, was sentenced to life in prison.
NATIONAL
September 10, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
A federal jury finished its first day of deliberations without a verdict in the trial of John A. "Junior" Gotti, the scion of the Gambino organized crime family charged with plotting a botched attack on a radio show host. Prosecutors allege that Gotti, 41, ordered his crew to give Curtis Sliwa, founder of the Guardian Angels crime-fighting group, a severe beating in 1992 in retaliation for Sliwa's on-air criticisms of his father, late mob boss John Gotti.
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September 29, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
After six years behind bars, the son of late mob boss John Gotti left his prison cell and was driven to his mansion on Long Island's Gold Coast, where he'll remain under house arrest pending a retrial in a racketeering case. John A. "Junior" Gotti, 41, was released from a federal lockup in Manhattan on $7-million bond and then went to his estate in Oyster Bay Cove, said his lawyer, Jeffrey Litchman.
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April 19, 1990 | From Associated Press
Reputed mobster John Gotti's son is getting married Saturday, and the lucky woman is in the mob version of the federal witness protection program--no one is willing to identify her. "We keep everything confidential," said Maria DeCandia, who runs Hidden Assets, a lingerie store where the son, John A. Gotti, is known to shop. "I have nothing to say. No dice," said the pastor of Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church. "I don't know anything about a wedding. Didn't hear about a wedding.
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