Sun-Times: Melrose Park Mayor’s Alleged Mob Ties Explored in ‘Goon’s’ Sentencing Paperwork; Lightford Mental Health Resource Fair

Friday, November 13, 2015 || Originally Published: Chicago Sun-Times || 11/12/15 || By Jon Seidel George Brown allegedly boasted his goon had no problem “breakin’ somebody’s legs.” But when he and Paul Carparelli began to plot a “f—— thorough beating” for used-car dealer R. J. Serpico in Melrose Park, the feds say, Brown had a concern: He thought Serpico was the son of Melrose Park … Continue reading Sun-Times: Melrose Park Mayor’s Alleged Mob Ties Explored in ‘Goon’s’ Sentencing Paperwork; Lightford Mental Health Resource Fair

Tribune: Nephew of Melrose Park Mayor Alleged Victim of Mob Extortion Plot

Tribune Captions: Michael “Mickey” Davis is on trial for extortion, accused of ordering the beating of a suburban businessman over a $300,000 loan. Photos: U.S. Attorney’s Office. Below: Michael “Mickey” Davis, left, stands nearby as reputed Outfit boss Peter DiFronzo holds a fishing rod in an undated photo taken off Costa Rica. Davis’ attorneys showed the photo to the jury as evidence that Davis and DiFronzo … Continue reading Tribune: Nephew of Melrose Park Mayor Alleged Victim of Mob Extortion Plot