Korean clothing brand Isenberg presents it’s 2016 Spring/Summer Collection with a campaign featuring Lucky Blue Smith. The fashion label looks to make rugged outdoor attire ubiquitous. Avoiding the stereotypical outdoor look born from mountian and sea life, Isenberg has created pieces that can go from the mountains to center city. Waterproof, windproof, moisture absorption and quick drying strecth materials balanced with new color patterns and designs bring outdoor life to a variety of settings. Read more »
Who killed Freddie Mills? Was He a Serial Killer?
On the night of July 24, 1965 a man was found shot in the back seat of his car in a cul-de-sac behind a Soho nightclub, with a loaded rifle beside him. Despite doctors’ best efforts to save him, he was pronounced dead in the early hours of the following day. The news stunned Britain […]
A Village’s Votes Stolen by the Mafia
Plati (Italy) (AFP) – Italy goes to the polls this weekend for local and regional elections but not in the village of Plati in the southern region of Calabria, heartland of the ‘Ndrangheta mafia, who control much of Europe’s cocaine trade. Such is the local grip of the notorious organised crime syndicate that no one […]
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 […]
Italian police have arrested dozens of suspected Mafia members in an international operation to dismantle a powerful Sicilian crime group run by women. Over 500 officers took part in the raid on the Laudani clan in the Sicilian port of Catania, nicknamed “Mussi di ficurinia” (“Prickly pear lips”), in a sting that also involved forces in Germany and the Netherlands, Italian police told AFP. Read more »
On the night of July 24, 1965 a man was found shot in the back seat of his car in a cul-de-sac behind a Soho nightclub, with a loaded rifle beside him.
Despite doctors’ best efforts to save him, he was pronounced dead in the early hours of the following day.
The news stunned Britain because the dead man was Freddie Mills, a hugely popular former world boxing champion who, after his retirement from the ring, had become a television and film celebrity. Read more »
Plati (Italy) (AFP) – Italy goes to the polls this weekend for local and regional elections but not in the village of Plati in the southern region of Calabria, heartland of the ‘Ndrangheta mafia, who control much of Europe’s cocaine trade.
Such is the local grip of the notorious organised crime syndicate that no one dares put themselves forward for office in the settlement of 3,500 residents, many of whom have relatives in Australia, the destination of choice for generations of emigrants. Read more »
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 »
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. Over the past few weeks a dozen people have been taken into custody in raids in the capital, where it is alleged the mafia has taken over lucrative City of Rome contracts. 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 »