Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced the arrest of 10 members and associates of the DeCavalcante organized crime family, which has long been thought to be the real-life inspiration for HBO’s “The Sopranos.”
A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that left a man critically wounded in tony Malba, Queens.
Gunfire, a severely wounded victim, and a possible mob connection came together Friday in a swanky Queens neighborhood.
Prayers were said and thanks were offered to the Italian police who kept the investigation, into the death of Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino, open.
Pope Francis could be at risk from an organized crime organization, according to a leading anti-mob prosecutor who said he has also been the target of threats from the Mafia, according to a report on Religion News Service.
A new report has claimed the legendary battle of the sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs was not fair play, and that Riggs threw the match to pay off a mob debt.
Nicholas Santora is accused of trafficking narcotics, extorting victims, loan-sharking and running an offshore Internet gambling operation.
There was mob history in Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday. For the first time, the boss of one of New York’s five families testified for the government.
Law enforcement officials have called the stretch between Port Newark and Newark Liberty International Airport the most dangerous two miles in America.
Convicted mob boss John “Sonny” Franzese is so old, he knew Frank Sinatra in his heyday but a federal judge decided Friday that Franzese is not so old that he can avoid prison.
A spokeswoman for the state Department of Corrections confirmed that 71-year-old Anthony Rampino died Monday at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Hartford.