Mafia boss Carmine (Junior) Persico has managed to reclaim his favored dining spot in the federal prison complex in Butner, but the news out of his old Brooklyn haunts just keeps getting worse.
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Local 6A of the New York Cement and Concrete Workers is still a family affair -- in more ways than one.
A Harvard graduate who is an heir to the Vanderbilt and Whitney fortunes got taken to the cleaners for more than $800,000 by a wannabe wiseguy from Brooklyn who never made it out of grammar school.
The Law came calling on a Colombo crime family mob prince recently, but the encounter was settled peacefully -- in fact, quite happily if you can believe it.
It's been a long time since anyone named Persico has won anything in the never-ending court battles the family has been waging for more than half a century all around the town.
Say this for Michael Persico, the handsome, smooth as silk 53-year-old heir to a legendary mob family: He managed to stay out of trouble for a very long time.
Armed with a new inside source about the Colombo crime family hierarchy, the feds are taking a hard new look at a grisly, 18-year-old gangland-style slaying.
NEW YORK — Fallen financier Bernard Madoff has plunged from his Manhattan penthouse to the lower bunk of a cell he shares with a drug offender a...
A description of Mr. Madoff's prison life has emerged from interviews with current and former inmates at Butner and various lawyers, including some wh...
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