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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 …

Humbling Moments…
Wednesday, 24 Apr, 2013 – 5:22 pm | One Comment
Humbling Moments…

Last week I wrote about a radio show that I did. It was Denny Griffin’s show, We Knowa Guy Radio. There was a special surprise guest on that show, Frank Cullotta. I mentioned that I …

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.

Murder in McHenry
Sunday, 4 Jan, 2009 – 1:03 am | 6 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.

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.

These 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 A Mob Murder In McHenry County? 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

Read the official press release that appeared on PRWeb on December 19, 2008.

The book that is talked about is Cullotta: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster and Government Witness by Frank Cullotta and Dennis Griffin.