Category: Midwest

Ribbing & Running In A Fast Crowd: Detroit Eatery Closes Down, Had Pistons, Mob As Devotees

August 21, 2019 — The Bad Boys hung there after games, toasting their championship success among adoring fans. Another group of bad boys were often on the scene as well. After being a Metro Detroit dining and hangout staple for close to 40 years, Ginopolis’, the famous bar and rib joint in Farmington Hills, Michigan,
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The Lights Go Out In Chitown: Outfit Soldier Chuckie Russell Succumbs To Cancer

August 20, 2019 — Cancer-stricken Chicago mafia enforcer Charles (Chuckie the Electrician) Russell didn’t make it to his sentencing in federal court on weapons violations. The 70-year old mob heavy was supposed to be sentenced this fall but died in hospice care last week, out of prison on a medical bond since 2018. Russell’s brother-in-law
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Detroit Mob Figure Got Ron LeFlore Into MLB From Behind Prison Walls, Now That’s Power

August 18, 2019 — Retired Major League Baseball player Ron LeFlore credits his rags-to-riches journey from the inside of a prison cell all the way to pro sports stardom in just three years to a single deceased Detroit mobster. In an interview with the Metro Times, the 71-year old LeFlore, who is back in the
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Midwest Drug Chief “Ricky Rich” & His Indy “Mob Family” Crew Convicted At Second Trial

Indianapolis drug boss Richard (Ricky Rich) Grundy and several of his Mob Family crew lieutenants were found guilty of narcotics trafficking at a federal trial that required a change of venue from the Circle City to Evansville. The 30-year old Grundy and four co-defendants had their first trial end in a mistrial last month immediately
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