Category: Mob Hits

Facing The Music: Killer Of Disgraced New Orleans Wiseguy Gets Four Years In The Can

The man who murdered New Orleans gangland figure Kent (Frenchy) Brouillette was sentenced to four years in Louisiana state prison this week. Big Easy guitarist Bill Bonham fatally stabbed the big-living mobster in 2015 in a fight at a New Orleans flophouse over Brouillette’s selling off Bonham’s instruments to maintenance his drug habit. The 53-year old Bonham pleaded guilty back
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Head Games, ChiTown Style: Operation Headache Crashed Larry Hoover’s Gangster Disciple Kingdom In 1990s

Larry Hoover’s Gangster Disciples street gang empire in Chicago crumbled 25 years ago when a top lieutenant flipped and the government got innovative. Hoover was already behind bars on a murder conviction when he and 40 GD leaders and enforcers were brought down in 1995’s sprawling Operation Headache bust. The most damning evidence against Hoover came
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Super Cop & Cleveland Mob Nemesis Ed Kovacic Dies At 88, Leaves Behind Sparkling Body Of Work

Famous Midwest mob buster Ed Kovacic, the man who spearheaded the dismantling of the Cleveland mafia in the late 1970s and early 1980s, died of natural causes last week when he suffered a stroke. Actor Val Kilmer played a role based on Kovacic in the 2011 Hollywood film Kill The Irishman. The notoriously hard-nosed Kovacic
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Chicago Vice: The Lloyd-Williams War For Control Of Vice Lords Empire Raged On Windy City’s West Side In ’93

The Vice Lords street gang erupted into war 25 years ago, as legendary Chicago crime lord Willie Lloyd squared off with his former acting boss Tyrone (Baby Ty) Williams for bragging rights in the drug game on the Windy City’s notoriously dangerous West Side after Lloyd was released from a prison stay in the early 1990s.
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