Category: Mob Hits

‘Lil’ Man & The Mayor: Crimetown Podcast Puts Microscope On Links Tying Curry Boys To Detroit Mayor

The relationship between the old Curry Brothers Gang led by 1980s-era Detroit drug kingpin Johnny Curry and deceased Detroit Mayor Coleman Young gets a deep dive in Episodes 6 and 7 of the critically-lauded podcast Crimetown. Curry ruled the Eastside dope game in Motown at the peak of the government’s War on Crack with Young’s beautiful niece on his arm. Young served five terms as Mayor
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The Whitey Bulger Hit List Timeline (1969-1985): Boston’s Legendary Crime Boss Killed Often In Heyday

Storied South Boston Irish mob boss James (Whitey) Bulger was killed last week behind bars at a federal correctional facility in West Virginia. Bulger, 89, was one of America’s most powerful crime lords of the late 20th Century and a longtime FBI informant. He was convicted of racketeering and murder in 2013 after more than
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Boston’s Brutal Irish Mob War Set The Stage For Whitey Bulger’s Ascent In The Underworld

The path to power for epic Boston crime lord James (Whitey) Bulger was paved by a blood-spattered Irish mob war which lasted over a decade. The war first saw mob crews from Charlestown and Somerville lock horns and then South Boston’s Killeen Brothers Gang and the Mullens Gang get involved in the action. In the end, the recently-slain Bulger’s Winter Hill Gang, an offshoot of
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Whitey Bulger & The Detroit Mafia: Boston’s Winter Hill Gang Came To Motown To Fix Horse Races

The Detroit mafia did business with legendary Boston Irish mob boss James (Whitey) Bulger in the late 1970s, as the Zerilli-Tocco crime family and Bulger’s Winter Hill Gang joined forces to fix horse races. The Winter Hill Gang’s race-fixing crew operated in the Motor City for almost two years at Zerilli-Toco controlled stables until it was busted by the Detroit FBI in 1976. Neither
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