The full, unvarnished story of the brilliant and brutal Chicago crime czar.
At one time actor Steven Seagal had some difficulties with the Gambino family. Here’s the whole story.
The Francis Ford Coppola film series is a masterpiece taken from stories of real life gangsters, but softened to show the Mafia as "men of honor" rather than murderous thugs.
In the mafia, one day you’re in and the next day you’re dead. Warning: Contains images of dead bodies.
Greedy, well-armed and guided by a ruthless sense of loyalty to mob values, these are among the deadliest mafiosi in the history of Cosa Nostra in America.
It was like a scene in a noir movie. Seated at a table at TGI Fridays, one of the managers of the nearby Tick Tock diner on Route 3 in northern New Jersey was speaking quietly to another man about allegedly wanting to have the owner killed.
Learn how members of the notorious Lucchese family have inspired some of the most notable mob characters on film & TV, including Goodfellas & the Sopranos.
On March 26, 1990, Junior Patriarca and 20 reputed family members were indicted on charges that included racketeering, gambling, extortion, drug trafficking and murder. This was a blow to New England’s most powerful crime syndicate, but they managed to recover and continue to operate to this day.
While in prison, serial killer Gerard Schaefer tried hard to impress his ex-girlfriend, Sondra London. While proclaiming innocence, he also wrote pornographic murder fiction that mirrored his crimes and inflated the number of people he killed. On March 21, 1989, he wrote London a letter that read, “I am, factually, a captain of the Dixie Mafia…I have, factually, the power to have you killed. I have, in the past, used these powers.”