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Frank Calabrese Sr.

Priest Pleads Guilty To Trying To Help Convicted Mobster

A Roman Catholic priest says he’ll plead guilty to trying to help a convicted mobster recover an expensive violin hidden in a Wisconsin home. Sixty-five-year-old Eugene Klein made the announcement Wednesday just as his federal trial was about to get underway.

02/11/2015

Rachel Barton Pine. (Credit: CBS)

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Teaches Englewood Students About Music, Adversity

A world-famous musician, who beat adversity to achieve success, brought her story to Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood Wednesday night.

05/14/2014

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Suspect To Be Charged In Theft Of $5M Violin

The mystery of what happened to a multimillion-dollar Stradivarius violin stolen in a stun gun attack was answered Thursday when Milwaukee police recovered the instrument and blamed the heist at least in part on an art thief who once stole a statue from a gallery and then tried to sell it back.

02/06/2014

A 440 Violin Shop in Chicago's Roscoe Village is no frills. (Credit: www.a440violin.com)

Stradivarius Violin Stolen From NU Lecturer In Stun Gun Attack In Milwaukee

A 300-year-old “priceless” Stradivarius violin was stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster during an armed robbery after a performance at a local Lutheran college, police said Tuesday.

01/29/2014

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REWIND: You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band

Among the big GRAMMY nominees this year there’s one stand out: the fiddle. Or the violin if you’re not feeling all that country. From Album of the Year nominees Mumford & Sons, fun. and Jack […]

01/22/2013