LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department used an invalid court order and spent $22,000 to bring an imprisoned killer and former gang leader to speak to an exclusive dinner for private executives, according to a report released Friday. In all, 38 LAPD employees worked about 320 hours to prepare for the January event at a downtown building and protect Rene “Boxer” Enriquez while he was there, the inspector general of the city’s police commission wrote. Read more »
Last King of Rome: One-eyed Mafia don worth £160m to face justice
Italian crime boss Massimo Carminati has been arrested after decades of eluding the law in the The Eternal City of Rome. He is a one-eyed petrol station boss with a fascination for Andy Warhol and The Hobbit… and according to covert police tapes, a taste for murder with his trusty Russian pistol.
Withings Activité Watch
With the appearance of a classic watch, the Withings Activité Watch, is decidedly deceptive. With Bluetooth Connectivity to it’s Withings’ iOS and Android Health Mate, it competes with the new generation of wearable health tackers. However wearable health trackers have shown a short life span among its owners. Owners typically stop using it after about six […]
Vito Rizzuto’s Funeral Draws Hundreds
MONTREAL — Police, bystanders and hundreds of mourners were on hand Monday for Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto’s funeral in the same church where his son and father were remembered after their violent deaths. Bells pealed as Rizzuto’s gold-coloured casket was carried out of the Notre-Dame-de-la-Defense Church in the heart of Montreal’s Little Italy.
The Whitey Bulger Trial: Family, Betrayal and Life Lessons
The end is near for my former boss, James “Whitey” Bulger. After decades of running the biggest crime syndicate in Boston, followed by another 17 years of living on the run until he was arrested in 2011, he is finally about to face real justice for the first time in almost a half century.
Johnny Depp to Play Whitey Bulger in New Film
Johnny Depp is set to play Whitey Bulger in Black Mass, a book which also features a polarizing appearance by our own John “Red” Shea. First-time screenwriter Mark Mallouk adapted the script from the 2001 true-crime novel Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob authored by […]
Laura Elisabeth Moro
Hi, I am Laura Elisabeth Moro and I’m from Shreveport, La. I am currently still living here. The best thing about Shreveport is we have tons of casinos which can be very fun but not so fun at times. I am a roulette girl myself, I’m always getting lucky on it. Growing up for me was […]
R.I.P. Ken Regan | S.U.G.O. Salute
Born and raised in the Bronx, Ken Regan was a photographer known for the trust he recieved from the many celebrities he found at the focal end of his camera. He shot the iconic cover of the NY Times Bestseller Rat Bastards as well as countless others. His vision have found subjects in wars, poverty, […]
Subsix in Maldives | First Underwater Club
Making a splash on a global scale, the Subsix Club of the Niyama Resort in the Maldives is officially the first underwater nightclub and lounge. A club that features international dj’s and global music is where you want to go to dance in it’s colorful interior with glass walls that look out into a “spotlit” […]
The watch was literally inspired by Ralph Lauren’s award-winning 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe. Blended into the watch’s design is his love of classic cars and horology. The black shot-blasted stainless steel case allows the inner workings, namely the manually wound RL1967 caliber movement. The varnished bezel is made from Amboyna burl; a wood commonly used in automobile interiors. Read more »
ROME: Italy Financial police has seized assets worth more than 100 million euros from a businessman arrested over claims of mafia activity here the other day. Read more »
Two separate targeted hits in one day in upscale Istanbul neighborhoods left three people dead late Dec. 24, just days after a bodyguard was killed in front of a bar in Istanbul’s Nişantaşı neighborhood. Read more »
Italian crime boss Massimo Carminati has been arrested after decades of eluding the law in the The Eternal City of Rome. He is a one-eyed petrol station boss with a fascination for Andy Warhol and The Hobbit… and according to covert police tapes, a taste for murder with his trusty Russian pistol. Read more »
New from Izola for Fall 2014, are these Winter Balsam Pillows that really do make a statement about their owner. The guy who has these around his home believes everything should push an agenda. Whether altruistic or philosophical, accent your home with these pillows to keep cool reminders at every turn. This decorative addition for the home are made fro 100% Cotton and stuffed with Balsam Fir Tree needles. Your home will smell like a walk through the forest.
Just days after 26 suspected members of the Italian Camorra mob were arrested in Madrid, police investigations have revealed that one of the top mafia bosses claimed to have contact and business plans with the disgraced Popular Party treasurer Luis Bárcenas. Read more »
Pope Francis didn’t mince words during a recent visit to Calabria in southern Italy. Speaking of those responsible for one of the most horrific crimes Italy has seen in years — the murder of 3-year-old Nicola Campolongo, together with his grandfather and another adult, in a drug-related Mafia hit — the pope said the killers represent “the adoration of evil” and “must be fought, must be expelled.” He didn’t stop there. Read more »