40 min ago
Cadaver Dog Reacts To 'Hit' At Hoffa Dig Site
There's some renewed excitement in the hunt for labor leader Jimmy Hoffa's remains after a cadaver dog had a "hit" on something, Tuesday afternoon, at the dig site.
5 hrs ago
Feds raid home of dead Lucchese mobster Burke in search of body
Investigators from the FBI and NYPD showed up at the home of former Lucchese crime family mobster James “Jimmy the Gent” Burke with trowels , pickax, and excavation equipment. Sources confirm that they are searching the backyard, basement, and driveway for a body from a tip they received as part of an ongoing organized crime investigation. The former Lucchese family mobster was made famous by the 1990 hit movie “Goodfellas” where Robert De Niro played a character named Jimmy Conway which was clearly based on Jimmy Burke. Read More ...
15 hrs ago
Witness: 'It broke my heart' to learn Bulger was FBI informant
With defendant James "Whitey" Bulger sitting less than eight feet away and staring straight ahead, a star government witness in the case against Bulger explained Monday why he turned against the man he long counted among "my partners in crime, my best friends."
Mon Jun 17, 2013
FBI starts new dig in Michigan in search of Jimmy Hoffa’s remains
The FBI executed a sealed search warrant today in a field in northern Oakland township in Michigan in search of the remains of Jimmy Hoffa. The former Teamster boss disappeared in 1975 after leaving to meet a suspected Detroit Mafia member in suburban Detroit.The dig is currently underway in the area of Buell and Adams a location provided to the FBI recently by former Detroit Mafia leader Tony Zerilli. Read More ....
President says Italy can do more to stop mafia's eco-abuse
Rome, June 17 - The Italian president on Monday said the government should do more to fight the mafia's illegal waste trafficking and other lucrative abuses of the environment.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Whitey Bulger Trial Underway
The long awaited trial of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger charged with 32 counts of racketeering where is he accused of participating in 19 murders during his reign as boss of the Winter Hill gang in the 1970s and 80s. Bulger was one of the most wanted men in the world after he fled Boston in 1994 until he was captured in 2011. Read here for updates on trial testimony and more ....
Italian Authorities Put The Financial Squeeze On Boss Of Bosses Matteo Messina Denaro
Matteo Messina Denaro, the so-called "boss of bosses" from Cosa Nostra or the Sicilian Mafia, has been a wanted man since 1993, and his days on the run may be drawing to a close as authorities seize the wealth -- $3.8 billion since 2009 -- that props him up as reported by Tom Kington for the Los Angeles Times: "investigators will not say whether ... (more)
Carr: Stench from garage finally out
Thirty-three years - that's how long the state police had to wait to use their Lancaster Street garage surveillance as evidence in court.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Toronto Star
Firebombs at Montreal kosher eateries spark price war rumours
Around closing time last weekend two men walked into Montreal's Chops Resto-Bar, tossed a flaming Molotov cocktail toward the bar and escaped on foot, though not before a security camera picked them up.
Dale Cregan and the Russian mafia
One-eyed cop killer sheltered in the Med protected by mobsters from former Soviet Union while police searched Manchester for him COP killer Dale Cregan paid Russian Mobsters to protect him while on the run in Spain, the Sunday People can reveal.