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.
Parts of the world are experiencing severe weather today. Our recommendation is for extreme indoor activities like reading these fascinating photo-stories on crimelibrary.com before you go outside.
On November 12, 1941, feared Murder, Inc. hitman-turned-informant Abe "Kid Twist" Reles was found dead from a fall from a hotel window. The evidence suggested that Reles had been pushed, earning him the epithet "The canary who sang, but couldn’t fly." The story of the organization that carried out Mob assassinations.
We’re loving the NY Daily News’ gallery of mobster companions today, especially the images of Janice Drake, who seems like a lot of fun but might be a little dangerous.
Today’s news from the Boston federal courtroom where alleged mob boss Whitey Bulger is standing trial for 19 murders is that the honcho won’t take the stand. Of course he had an opinion to share, as well.
On June 20, 1947, infamous mobster Bugsy Siegel, who played a major role in the development of Las Vegas, was shot multiple times through the window of his Beverly Hills home. No one was charged with his killing.