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The Otto Wendel Murder

Over two years after Jimmy Hoffa was wiped off the map by the mafia, his one of his former top allies Otto Wendell, would be too, kicking off a trend of one-time close associates of the slain labor boss getting slain themselves that wouldn’t stop for another seven years. Wendell […]

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Gangster of Love – Part III (The Kill)

A couple months before Feodies Shipp found himself scrambling for his freedom and physical well-being at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in July 1992, his drug-dealing partner Felix “The Cat” Walls got a hunch something wasn’t right with Bernie “The Jew” Schrott. According to Walls, back in April, Schrott was going to bankroll one of […]

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Gangster of Love – Part II (The Set-Up)

Aside from knowing all the right people on a professional level, Feodies Shipp had made some pretty impressive friends and social companions in his personal life. His best friend was former federal judge Sam Gardner. He was known to pop up in local sports hero and champion-boxer Tommy “The Hit […]

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Gangster Of Love – Part I (The Players)

[dropcap]F [/dropcap]eodies “The Yellow Man” Shipp was a gangster of love, a charismatic, smooth-talking wheeler dealer that hustled his way into millions of dollars of illegal revenue and into the hearts of a slew of prominent, high-profile women on his way to the top of the Detroit underworld. His story is one […]

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Swimming W/The Fishes – Mob Life @ Four Bears

Contracting pink eye is a risk you take when you go to a water park. Death and prison are the risks you take when you get involved with organized crime. But what happens when organized crime mixes with the over-chlorinated water of a public water park?  I guess you’ll just […]

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