capone capone  /kə ˈpoʊn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)

News

  1. Photos: ArtCrawl with Scavenger Hunt in Blacksburg

    Hundreds of art lovers, aged 7 to 77, hit the streets on Friday, June 7, between 5 and 8 p.m. to take part in the second ArtCrawl with Scavenger Hunt presented by Downtown Blacksburg Inc. Participating galleries included the Armory Art Gallery, Bollo’s Gallery, Burnt Creative Boutique, Capone’s Fine Jewelers, Community Arts Information Office, Eucalyptus [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  2. Event best bets

    Event highlights for June 13-19 include a classic cars rolling through Greenfield Village; Loren D. Estleman talking about his novel, 'The Confessions of Al Capone'; and the Michigan Beerfest.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. No death penalty sought for Rachael Anderson murder

    LATAH COUNTY, Wash. -- The Latah County Prosecutor will not seek the death penalty for Charles Capone and David Stone if they are convicted of murder. Both men are charged with the death of Rachael Anderson, 40. Capone is Anderson’s estranged husband. He is charged with first degree murder for the 2010 death of Anderson. Capone’s estranged wife vanished in April 16th, 2010 as the couple was ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KREM.com Spokane

Quotes

  1. Wilson, whose wife left the CIA after she was exposed, said, "Convicting him of perjury was like convicting Al Capone of tax evasion."
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Joseph Wilson Source: Kansas City Star

  2. Senator Norm Coleman, the panel's ranking Republican, said that by "exploiting gaping loopholes, these foreign banks are enabling felony tax evasion. Simply put, foreign banks should not be Al Capone safe-houses for evading taxes."
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Norm Coleman Source: AFP

  3. "If Al Capone went down for taxes, it's better than him going down for nothing," US Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald said at the time.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Patrick Fitzgerald Source: ColorLines magazine

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