Category: Philadelphia

The Hip-Hop Murders Hit List (1987-2019): Nipsey Hussle’s Slaying Continues Disturbing Trend

West coast rap star Ermias (Nipsey Hussle) Asghedom was killed over the weekend in a shooting outside his South Central L.A. men’s clothier shop, Marathon Clothing. Sadly, the Grammy-nominated Nipsey Hussle, allegedly gang affiliated with the Rollin 60 Crips, is just the most recent in a long line of murders tied to the billion-dollar hip-hop
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To Kill A Don: The American Mob Boss Hit List (1931-2019)

Shockwaves coursed through the streets of New York last week when the news broke of Gambino crime family underboss and street boss Frank (Frankie Boy) Cali being shot to death outside his Staten Island home. The shooter, 24-year old Anthony Comello, has no known mob ties and appears mentally unstable. Comello had allegedly been warned
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Home Cooking: Conn. Mobster, Gardner Museum Robbery Suspect “Bobby The Cook” Gentile Gets Out Of Prison

East coast mafia figure Robert (Bobby the Cook) Gentile was released from federal prison over the weekend after serving just more than a year on weapons charges. The infirmed 82-year old Gentile was born in Boston and lived in Connecticut, but was a member of Philadelphia’s Bruno-Scarfo crime family. The FBI believes Bobby the Cook
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The Pajama Party Is Over: Fmr. Philly Mob Capo “Al Pajamas” Taps Out, Dies In Prison At 89

One-time Philadelphia mafia captain Vincent (Al Pajamas) Pagano died of natural causes this week after spending the last quarter century of his life behind bars. The 89-year old had been locked up since 1994. He was found guilty at a 1995 federal racketeering trial alongside Bruno-Scarfo crime family boss John Stanfa. Al Pajamas was a
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