Category: Chicago

Needle In A Haystack: Chi-Town Mafia Boss Escaped Murder Beef In ’95

Alleged Chicago mob street boss Albert (Albie the Falcon) Vena was found not guilty of murdering low-ranking Northside crew member Sam (Needles) Taglia at an April 1995 bench trial in Cook County Circuit Court in front of Judge James Flannery, Jr. That’s one homicide he no longer has to worry about. On the other hand,
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Unsolved Chicago Mob Porn Racket Murder From ’80s Gets New Look In Grand Ave. Probe, Sources Claim

According to sources, the 1985 murder of Chicago mobster and porn king Patrick (Patsy Rich) Ricciardi is one of the many cold-case gangland hits being probed in an ongoing federal racketeering investigation of current Outfit leaders. The long-gestating inquiry’s principle target is alleged to be reputed Grand Avenue crew chief and overall street boss Albert
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Chicago Murder From 2016 Might Be Under The Microscope In Ongoing Grand Ave. Crew Mob Probe

There are members of law enforcement that think it’s possible the 2016 torture-murder of Chicago area businessman Jim Gerage was mob related. Two sources in different branches of law enforcement told Gangster Report that they view the Gerage homicide as having hallmarks of a mob hit. Gerage’s beaten and battered body was found set ablaze
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Nearing The End: Notorious Chicago Mobster Chuckie Russell Moved To Hospice Care

Heavily-feared Chicago mafia figure Charles (Chuckie the Electrician) Russell is on his last legs. The 70-year old Grand Avenue crew gangster who is out on bail awaiting sentencing on a weapons conviction has been moved to a hospice facility, per sources. Russell’s brother-in-law is Grand Avenue capo and alleged Outfit street boss Albert (Albie the
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