Category: Chicago

Hugh Hefner Escaped Feds Wrath In The 1970s, Lost Friend, Executive Secretary Bobbie Arnstein To Drug Inquiry

Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner died this week at 91, an icon of the American sex revolution and having endured a painful, emotionally-taxing federal drug probe at the height of his fame and popularity in the 1970s. Hefner and his Playboy empire were the high-priority targets of a high-profile, yet ultimately unsuccessful multi-year narcotics probe that concluded in 1975 with
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Chitown Mafia Figure Rocky LaMantia Passes Away Prior To 60th Birthday, Lived Life Fast & Loose On Windy City’s Southside

Chicago wiseguy Rocky LaMantia died at 59 years old last week, his name forever tied to the killing of his high school sweetheart Martha DiCaro in 1979 and just a few years removed from serving a prison sentence for being the wheelman in the armed robbery of a pawn shop. LaMantia, a multiple-time convicted felon
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The Outfit’s ‘Karate Kid’ Gets A Break, Chicago Mob Turncoat Georgie Brown Gets Sentence Reduced

Former Chicago mafia associate and highly-feared enforcer George (Georgie Karate) Brown will be getting out of prison more than two years before scheduled. Earlier this week, U.S. District Court Judge Edmond Chang ordered Brown’s sentenced reduced, chopping off the final two and a half years of an original three and a half year bid imposed last fall
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The Rap World Murder Timeline: Breaking Down Hip Hop’s Top Hits Off The Charts

Being a rapper has proven a hazardous profession in some cases the past three decades. Dozens of violent slayings can be linked to the rap music industry since the groundbreaking genre gained mass popularity in the mid-to-late 1980s. Let’s take a look at the most significant homicides tied to rap artists over the last 30
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