Category: Regions

The China Syndrome: Beantown Mobster ‘Ralphie Chong’ Lamattina Checks Out Of The Game At 94

New England mafia soldier Ralph (Ralphie Chong) Lamattina died of natural causes earlier this month (April 10, 2017). He was a ripe 94 years old and came from the Patriarca crime family’s Boston wing. Longtime Boston Herald mob scribe Howie Carr first reported Ralphie Chong’s passing in Sunday’s paper. From the 1960s into the 1980s,
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Biker War Hit The Heartland In 1980s: Outlaws’ Murder In Toledo Brought Hells Angels To Town En Masse For Trial

The longstanding biker war between the Hells Angels and the Outlaws was at a boiling point in the early 1980s after a Hells Angel allegedly killed an Outlaw in cold blood in Toledo, Ohio. Hells Angels Cleveland chapter initiate Jack (Jack-O-Lantern) Gentry was put on trial 35 years ago this fall for the first-degree murder
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Legendary Hells Angels-Outlaws Biker War Can Be Traced Back To 1974 Triple Murder In South Florida

The execution-style of murders of three Massachusetts Hells Angels in Florida in the spring of 1974 set off the ongoing blood feud between the West Coast-headquartered Hells Angels and their arch-rivals from the Midwest, the Outlaws Motorcycle Club. The biker war, still raging well into its fifth decade, has cost both clubs hundreds of violent fatalities
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Dr. Frankenstein Strikes In Michigan: Avengers MC Member Indicted For Killing His Wife

Avengers Motorcycle Club member Frank (Dr. Frankenstein) Bartels was charged with the first-degree murder of his wife this past week in a Genesee County, Michigan state court. Thirty-eight-year old Shane Bartels was suffocated to death on January 13, 2012. Facing the prospect of life in prison if convicted, he pled not guilty. Frank Bartels, 51, is a
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