Diane Capone: ‘My grandfather was accused of a great deal…The things he was convicted of, he paid the price for those things’

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Diane Capone holds a copy of a photograph of her father, Albert “Sonny” Capone as a young boy and her grandfather Al Capone on display at Witherell’s Auction House in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. The granddaughter of the famous mob boss and her two surviving sisters will sell 174 family heirlooms at an Oct. 8 auction titled “A Century of Notoriety: The Estate of Al Capone,” that will be held by Witherell’s in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Diane Capone, the granddaughter of notorious gangster Al Capone, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why she’s decided to auction off her grandfather’s sacred possessions. Brian Witherell, COO of Witherell’s Auction, also joins Steve to explain how you can bid on some of those items.

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