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The Italian Mob Is To Blame For Naples' High Cancer Rates

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living

ROME (AP) -- An Italian parliament-mandated health survey has confirmed higher-than-normal incidents of death and cancer among residents in and around...

Pope Excommunicates Mafiosi

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | Religion

SIBARI, Italy, June 21 (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday took on one of Italy's most dangerous organized crime groups, calling it an example of "th...

Pope Visits One Of Italy's Most Dangerous Areas

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion

CASSANO ALL' JONIO, Italy, June 21 (Reuters) - Pope Francis, visiting a stronghold of one of Italy's most dangerous crime groups, on Saturday comforte...

Mafia Gangsters Arrested Over Christmas Poinsettia Scam

Posted 09.19.2014 | Weird News

If you don't respect the mafia pushing poinsettias, you'll be pushing up daisies. Four Italian gangsters were arrested in Naples over a Christmas p...

Sal Polisi's Journey: From Racketeer to Raconteur

Ellen Sterling | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
Ellen Sterling

Talk to Sal Polisi today and, as I did, you may find it difficult to reconcile this man with the person he describes in his autobiography, The Sinatra Club.

Mobsters Threaten Soccer Team Over Easter Procession

LA STAMPA/Worldcrunch | By Giuseppe Salvaggiulo | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

SANT'ONOFRIO - Last year, in this small Italian village in the southern region of Calabria, someone fired a warning shot through the front door of the...