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A man was shot and severely wounded in swanky Malba, Queens early on the morning of Friday, Aug. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Suspect With Mob Connections In Malba, Queens Shooting

Gunfire, a severely wounded victim, and a possible mob connection came together Friday in a swanky Queens neighborhood.

4 hours ago

Flowers mark the grave site of slain NYPD officer Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYPD Officer Slain In Sicily In Century Old Mafia Cold Case Honored With Special Ceremony

Prayers were said and thanks were offered to the Italian police who kept the investigation, into the death of Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino, open.

06/28/2014

Pope Francis  (credit: Luca Zennaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor Warns Of Possible Mafia Threat Against Pope Francis

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.

11/13/2013

Battle Of The Sexes: Big Rig?

Did The Mob Throw The Famous ‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Tennis Match?

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.

08/27/2013

Manhattan Supreme Court (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Reputed Bonanno Boss Arraigned On New Charges

Nicholas Santora is accused of trafficking narcotics, extorting victims, loan-sharking and running an offshore Internet gambling operation.

08/21/2013

Vincent Basciano (file / credit: AP)

Ex-Mob Boss Turns On Accused Mafia Captain Vincent ‘Vinny Gorgeous’ Basciano

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.

04/12/2011

(Photo by Don Murray For The NY Post / Pool)

Mob Arrests Raise Issues Of Crime, Port Security

Law enforcement officials have called the stretch between Port Newark and Newark Liberty International Airport the most dangerous two miles in America.

02/13/2011

John "Sonny" Franzese arrives at federal court - Brooklyn, NY - Jun 15, 2010 - AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

Geriatric Gangster Receives 8 Years In Prison

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.

01/14/2011

John Gotti is seen in New York City - Jan 24, 1990 - Photo: MARK CARDWELL/AFP/Getty Images

Reputed Gotti Hitman Dies In Upstate NY 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.

12/21/2010