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Against All Odds: Oscar Goodman and the 40th Anniversary of the Jimmy Chagra Murder Trial

Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Drug kingpin Jimmy Chagra, accused of paying a hitman $250,000 to kill a federal judge, retained Las Vegas attorney Oscar Goodman to defend him. Goodman punched holes in the government’s case, and the jury acquitted Chagra. It was a shocking verdict after the FBI conducted its most extensive investigation since the Kennedy assassination. On the trial’s 40th anniversary, Goodman and Chagra’s eldest daughter, Catherine, will look back at the case and what it meant for Goodman and the Chagra family.
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Statue unveiled to honor former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A statue with the likeness of former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman is now in place in downtown. The statue, which was unveiled on Tuesday, shows the former mayor holding a martini glass. “I’m going to come by here every day at five o’clock with...
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Oscar Goodman toasts new downtown statue

Oscar Goodman has now been bronzed, twice over. A second statue of the former Las Vegas mayor has been unveiled in downtown Las Vegas, this one at Historic Fifth Street School at 401 S. Fourth St. The figure is a suited and grinning Goodman, holding a martini atop a tall...
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Oscar Goodman talks dinner series, body found in barrel at Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Everyone in Las Vegas knows him, but now you can hear his stories all about the city he calls home. Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman joined us to talk about his dinner series at his namesake steakhouse, Oscar's, and what he thinks about the recent discovery of human remains in a barrel at Lake Mead.
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Was it a .22? Oscar Goodman weighs in on Lake Mead barrel case

Oscar Goodman continues to be pursued as an expert about the skeletal remains found in a barrel at Lake Mead a couple weeks ago. We have previously alluded to Goodman’s position as a possible authority in this case (he has been peppered with questions around town). National and international...
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Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman speaks on discovery of Lake Mead bodies

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — People are starting to ask questions after two sets of human remains were discovered in Lake Mead -- they think it screams mob activity. “They keep on calling me up asking, 'Oscar, who did it?' and I said how am I supposed to know who did it? I didn’t order it, I’ll tell you that,” said Former Las Vegas Mayor and attorney, Oscar Goodman.
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Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman places bet on Super Bowl LVI

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman arrived with some fanfare to place his wager on Sunday's pro football championship. Goodman walked into Westgate Las Vegas Friday morning accompanied by a showgirl on his arm to make a bet on Super Bowl LVI between the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals.
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Oscar Goodman, apologize? Forget about it

Oscar Goodman has never apologized for his career as a “mob lawyer.” He’s not about to allow his stage character to say he’s sorry, either. This lesson is paramount in the development of “Goodman: An American Musical.” This is the story of Goodman, from his days as a part-time custodian working his way through law school in Philadelphia, to the moment he convinces his skeptical family he should run for mayor of Las Vegas.
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