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11 Things You'd Never Guess About L.A.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Los Angeles is the "City of Angels," but it may as well be called the "City of Secrets." And we're not just talking about deals brokered in secret in Hollywood boardrooms--L.A. also has plenty of history and things to do that goes beyond Tinseltown.

Boots on the Ground

Francis Levy | Posted 11.12.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Let's take every hardened criminal in a maximum security prison and dump them on ISIS. Let's plunk the Crips and Bloods down on the Iraq Syria border. We'll kill two birds with one stone. We'll empty out our prisons and have a worthy opponent for ISIS.

The Godfather's Daughter

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 01.28.2013 | Books
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The recent release of the film Anna Karenina has reminded many of Tolstoy's wry comment, "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." So it is for the infamous family whose tale is told in The Godfather's Daughter.

This Is The Largest Art Heist In History

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 01.14.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. — A 76-year-old reputed Connecticut mobster said to have information about the largest art heist in history was expected to plea...

OFFER HE CAN'T REFUSE: Mobster Wins Trial Delay

AP | Posted 11.10.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- A federal judge on Friday agreed to delay the murder trial of former mobster James "Whitey" Bulger by three months, rejecting a defense requ...

Las Vegas' Tropicana Hotel Getting 'Mob Experience' Exhibit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

LAS VEGAS — A new attraction on the Las Vegas Strip gives visitors a glimpse into the origin and rise of mobs in Sin City. It features possessi...

Enrico Ponzo Captured: Mobster Fugitive Found In Rural Idaho

AP | JESSIE L. BONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MARSING, Idaho — For more than a decade, the vast farm fields of rural southwestern Idaho provided Enrico Ponzo the isolation he needed to hide ...

Review of Casino Jack and the United States of Money by Alex Gibney

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gary S. Chafetz

I recently watched Casino Jack and the United State of Money, a new documentary about Jack Abramoff by filmmaker Alex Gibney, in a virtually empty mov...

Vito Pipitone: Alleged Mafia Associate Arrested While On Honeymoon In Honolulu

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HONOLULU — An alleged Mafia associate was arrested on racketeering charges while on his honeymoon in Honolulu. Twenty-seven-year-old Vito Pipit...

Russia's 'Godfather', Vyacheslav Ivankov, Wounded In Moscow

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Moscow police say a gunman has wounded Vyacheslav Ivankov, whom U.S. prosecutors have called a godfather of Russian organized crime. A...