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Aging Mobster Acquitted in 'Goodfellas' Trial

A New York jury has cleared an old-school mobster of charges he helped carry out a record-setting heist nearly 40 years ago that inspired the movie Goodfellas. It was a Hollywood ending for Vincent Asaro, 80, who could have spent the rest of his life in prison if convicted of racketeering charges, which included allegations of murder, solicitation of murder, extortion and robbery. Asaro jumped up, pumped his fist and clapped after the verdict. When he walked out of the courthouse, he...

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