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Al Capone in 1930. (Courtesy “Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend”)

The continuing fascination with gangster Al Capone. We speak to the author of a new book that looks at the private life of the notorious criminal.

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It happened 84 years ago, but many Chicagoans still associate Valentine's Day with a massacre. Take a look at the late John Callaway's 2004 "Chicago Stories" piece about gangland Chicago's most infamous hour.

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Police destroy illegal slot machines - Courtesy of Charles Molnar

A Chicago criminologist has new insight into the origins of Chicago organized crime.

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For decades, Chicago city leaders have been trying to forget Al Capone, but a new book keeps his memory very much alive. We talk with the niece of the infamous gangster about her book, "Uncle Al Capone."