How a pre-Capone Chicago crime king’s changed Chicago forever

Backstory with Larry Potash

Before Al Capone, and before Big Jim Colisimo, there was another crime king of Chicago, and his name was Michael Cassius McDonald.

His legacy leaves more than just criminal exploits, but an iconic part of Chicago that still exists today. 

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