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  • n  the head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate

  • The crusading Giuliani admits that the old practice of locking up a capo or % two "just helped to speed the succession along.
  • The bloodthirsty capo had killed dozens of their brothers, cousins, uncles and fathers in a mob war in the early 1980s, a conflict that cemented Riina's Corleone clan as the .
  • He might become what the Mafia calls capo di tutti capi-boss of all bosses.
News & Articles

  • New restaurants bring new energy to lakefront
    Bill Capo / Eyewitness News Email: bcapo@wwltv.com | Twitter: @billcapo NEW OLREANS — The iconic lighthouse is back on the lakefront and there are two new restaurants near it where there are spectacular views of the lake and harbor. "I love watching the lake. I like watching the boats," said Carol Dogan, customer at a patio table at Brisbi's. "It's just very calming." "Look around, it's ...
    June 21, 2013 - WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
  • Action Report: BBB warns about 'The Nanny Scam'
    Bill Capo / Eyewitness News Email: bcapo@wwltv.com | Twitter: @billcapo NEW ORLEANS -- A New Orleans woman who applied for a new job almost lost a small fortune to a con artist posing as a fake employer. "I applied for the job," said New Orleans resident Keisha, "and they sent me an email back stating that they are from England, and they are moving back in town, and they need someone to take ...
    June 20, 2013 - WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
  • Action Report: Carrollton sinkhole gets filled
    Bill Capo / Eyewitness News Email: bcapo@wwltv.com | Twitter: @billcapo NEW ORLEANS -- There's a nice fresh asphalt patch on Cohn Street, and when the city crews arrived with a truckload of asphalt, the neighbors were so excited they sent me pictures and almost threw a party. "My wife screamed, 'They're here!'" laughed Joe Perdue. "'Who's here?' They're here to fix the sinkhole!" "And I ran ...
    June 20, 2013 - WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Quotes

  • Evelyn Waugh in Times Online
    We always look up to her to make final decisions,Mr Waugh said. "She is capo di tutti capi of the gang."
  • Daniel Batman in Sydney Morning Herald
    Chapman's Peak is like the Cipressa. Suikerbossie is like the Poggio (the last famous climb before the final charge down to the finish straight). There are other hills like the Capo Mele, Capo Berta and Capo Cervo. Like the Cycle Tour, the race... Robert Hunter http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hunter_(cyclist)&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH_RjlIeIsC12zgBB8f9ciX_YvZUA Independent Online http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iol.co.za/index.php%3Fset_id%3D6%26click_id%3D185%26art_id%3Dvn20080310070425974C260857&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFN_RVOBYV3aLm2pM-2f29dWyxGxg Mar 9, 2008 14939 20605 capo Capo is one of my good friends so that would be an honour if I could get up there with him," Batman said today. "It would be a big honour, it's unbelievable to think that I could be up there with those guys."

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