GANGSTERS

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    GANGSTERS

    A Gang Member Made Eye Contact With His Nemesis During Lunch At TGI Fridays. Minutes Later, His Partner Shot Him Dead.

    Two people were sentenced to decades behind bars for the gang-related murder of a victim. The victim saw the suspects at a TGI Friday before the killing.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    A Paranoid Bloods’ Gangster Sought Retribution. Instead, He Killed Two Innocent Victims.

    A gang member in New York will head to prison for killing two people in retribution for gang wars. But, it turned out both victims were innocent people.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    He Fatally Shot Another Drug Dealer More Than 20 Times. Then, Cops Connected Him To The Death Of A Police Detective.

    A gang member in Maryland was tied to a shooting, then police determined he was connected to a Baltimore cop killing. Now, he heads to federal prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    He Agreed To A Murder-For-Hire Contract For $5,000. Now, He’ll Head To Prison For Decades.

    A gang leader was sentenced to federal prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot. He arranged to kill a man who was trafficking drugs and spotted by federal investigators.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    She Lured Four Victims To A Park Where the MS-13 Gang Beat Them To Death. She Said She Was 'Happy For This To Happen.'

    A woman lured a group to a park where MS-13 gang members beat four people to death. She then bragged about her crime. Now, she faces federal prison.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    WHAT TO WATCH & LISTEN TO

    REELZ: “El Chapo & Emma Were The ‘Power Couple’ Of The Cartel World”

    A new documentary from REELZ looks at the case of drug kingpin El Chapo and the woman who stood with him. Both have been charged criminally for drug trafficking.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    GANGSTERS

    Taking Out The Trash: The Hunt For The Killer Of A Union Boss Who Took On The Mob's Garbage Collection Racket

    A union boss, John Acropolis, in New York challenged the mob's control of garbage collection. But he was murdered and his case is now cold and unsolved.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    GANGSTERS

    Gang member known as 'guilty' was found just that for three murders. A jury said he should be sentenced to death.

    A gang member known as "guilty" killed three people in various shootings in California. A jury found him guilty of murder and recommended a death sentence.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    GANGSTERS

    He wrote a book about retiring from the gangster life. Then, he killed two people within a minute of each other.

    A California man was sentenced to prison for a crime spree that included a double murder. The two victims were shot within a minute of each other.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    He boasted and described how he stabbed and carved two teenagers to death like chopping wood

    A MS-13 gang member was sentenced to federal prison for his role in two stabbing deaths. He was once facing deportation but lied to the judge.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    The probation-era St. Valentine's Day Massacre changed the perception of the mob. But, it also remains unsolved.

    The St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago left seven gang members dead. But, it also pushed mob boss Al Capone into the spotlight. Technically, the case is unsolved.
    By Todd Betzold
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    GANGSTERS

    They wanted revenge after their gang was disrespected. So they fired 70 bullets at homes and churches.

    Three people were sent to prison in Georgia for a double murder. The killings happened after the suspect's gang was disrespected. The trio fired more than 70 shots.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    Gang member stabbed homeless man to death for 'no apparent reason,' cops say

    A homeless man in California was stabbed to death for "no apparent reason" by a gang member, police said. The suspect has been arrested and charged with murder.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    GANGSTERS

    Gang member helped kill a man in prison 20 years ago and nearly got away with. Until a witness squealed.

    A gang member will spend his life in prison for killing a fellow inmate in New Mexico 20 years ago. A witness helped police arrest the suspect who had returned to Mexico.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    He led a Chicago gang with an iron fist for decades, including murder. Prosecutors finally convicted him.

    A leader of a Chicago gang was convicted of various crimes, including several murders. Prosecutors detailed his crimes during a lengthy trial. He faces life in prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    Innocent passenger caught in crossfire of a gang shootout. Now, the man who fired the deadly bullet will head to prison.

    An innocent bystander was shot and killed by a stray bullet as gang members tried to assassinate a rival. Now, the shooter will head to prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    He waited for rival gang members to leave an NYC club. Then he opened fire killing two.

    A gang member who murdered two rivals outside a New York City was sentenced to prison for his crimes. The suspect waited outside for the victims.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    Killed in public: These are some of the most brazen mob hits in history

    Here are the stories of some of the most brazen mob hits in history. They include the public killings of bosses, gang members and rival mobsters.
    By Taneia Surles
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    GANGSTERS

    Watch your surroundings: Here are the stories of famous hitmen and the killings they committed

    Here are the stories of famous hitmen, the people who were murdered and their punishment handed down. For some, they were killing for the mob or gangs.
    By Taneia Surles
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    GANGSTERS

    He was the head of one of the world's most notorious mafia groups. Now, he wastes away on death row.

    The head of one of Japan's mafia syndicates now sits on death row for his role in a string of killings. A deputy was also sentenced to life in prison for the crimes.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    Living like a gangster: Now is your chance to own Al Capone's personal items

    An auction features hundreds of personal items from Al Capone and his family. The Chicago mobster died years ago, and his family is selling possessions.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    GANGSTERS

    Gang member who shot his murder victim 17 times learns his prison fate. Here's how long he'll spend behind bars.

    A member of the Bloods gang was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of another person. The victim was shot more than a dozen times during a drug deal.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    Corruption and brutality: here's how Whitey Bulger's reign of terror in the mob lasted for decades

    White Bulger worked as both an FBI informant and the head of the mob in the Boston area. He escaped prosecution for decades thanks to his ties - but it didn't last forever.
    By Michael East
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    GANGSTERS

    Murders, dismemberment and extortion: MS-13 Gang leader pleads guilty to racketeering conspiracy, feds say

    An MS-13 gang leader pleaded guilty to conspiracy to participate in racketeering activities, including two murders and two attempted murders, feds said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    GANGSTERS

    He helped orchestrate a murder to join the MS-13 gang, now he'll head to prison for it

    A 22-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for his role in a California murder. The killing was an effort to join the MS-13 gang, officials said.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    NY gang member sentenced to prison for killing a rival member, feds say

    A gang leader was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a rival gang member in New York City. The suspect was sentenced in federal court last month.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    Feds: Reputed NYC gang leader in hiding after allegedly committing murder resurfaces to kill again

    A reputed gang boss executed a rival in New York and went on the run only to resurface and execute another man, authorities alleged.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    GANGSTERS

    A juvenile fight leads to a moniker for life: How Sammy 'The Bull' got his nickname

    Sammy "The Bull" Gravano is a famous mobster who was known for killing and ties to John Gotti. But, do you know the story about how he got his nickname?
    By Jason Collins
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    GANGSTERS

    He might have killed hundreds for the Italian mob, but here's why he was released from prison last month.

    A man who might have committed hundreds of murders for the mob in Italy was released from prison after helping the government. The decision led to an outcry among citizens.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    GANGSTERS

    The rise and fall of John Gotti part 2: The Teflon Don can't escape the law forever

    John Gotti was a famous mobster in New York City, perhaps the most famous mafia member. Here is the story of his rise and fall in the world of organized crime.
    By Michael East
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    GANGSTERS

    Not just a man's world: The story of the some of the most famous female mobsters

    While men might get the majority of mob notoriety, it's not just one gender involved in organized crime. Here are the stories of women who ran gang empires.
    By Taneia Surles
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    GANGSTERS

    The rise and fall of John Gotti part 1: Going from the boy in the Bronx to mafia Godfather

    John Gotti was a famous mobster in New York City, perhaps the most famous mafia member. Here is the story of his rise and fall in the world of organized crime.
    By Michael East
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    GANGSTERS

    Life imitates art: here are some famous mobsters who inspired famous characters in movies and TV

    We have all seen famous movies and TV shows featuring larger-than-life characters. But, did you know they are often inspired by real people?
    By Taneia Surles
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    FEATURES

    10 takeaways from bombshell new report on efforts to solve ‘Holy Grail’ of FBI cases — where is Jimmy Hoffa?

    Jimmy Hoffa's kidnapping and likely murder might be the most investigated case of all time. A new report from RadarOnline.com reveals new details on the efforts to find his remains in Michigan, New Jersey and Canada.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    GANGSTERS

    Notorious fugitive mobster nabbed by Italian police after he hosts a YouTube cooking show

    A fugitive mobster was on a YouTube cooking show, Italian police, which helped lead to his arrest. He was one of two fugitives gangsters recently caught.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    GANGSTERS

    GANG MEMBER WHO LED FIREBOMBING ATTACKS THAT TARGETED BLACK PEOPLE SENTENCED TO PRISON

    The Big Hazard gang targeted four apartments occupied by Blacks to try to force them out of their housing, prosecutors said. Seven other gang members were charged.
    By Mack Bush
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    GANGSTERS

    BODY PRESUMED TO BELONG TO MEXICAN CARTEL LEADER FOUND WRAPPED IN PLASTIC ON PARK BENCH

    A body wrapped in black plastic and believed to be that of a Mexican gang leader who turned his back on a powerful drug cartel was found dead.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    GANGSTERS

    CAUGHT IN THE ACT: THE STORIES OF SEVEN MOB BOSSES WHO WENT TO JAIL

    Here is the story of seven mob bosses who spent time behind bars. The people featured included Al Capone, John Gotti, Frank Lucas and Whitey Bulger
    By Taneia Surles
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    FEATURES

    DEEP DIVE: BEER, BULLETS & BLOODSHED: HOW THE MOB CONQUERED AMERICA

    Booze – and blood – flowed freely in Prohibition-era America as rival gangs fought to slake the nation’s thirst.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    FEATURES

    GANGSTER LAND: MEET LUCKY LUCIANO, THE REAL GODFATHER

    He controlled everything – except death
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    GANGSTERS

    BOSTON LATIN KINGS GANG LEADER ADMITS TO CRIMES, FACES DECADES IN FEDERAL PRISON

    When the arrests were made, agents seized dozens of guns, six motorcycles, six cars, an ATV, three jet skis, $38,000 and drugs.
    By Jim Vassallo
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