Al Capone: Life of crime
These images of Al Capone from the 1920s and 1930s were digitized from glass-plate negatives that were kept for decades in a basement storage room at Tribune Tower. Some of these digitized glass-plate images have never before been published. FOR MORE OF OUR AL CAPONE TREASURES: BUY OUR E-BOOK, "CAPONE"
Thomas Anthony DeSimone (May 24, 1950 – January 14, 1979) also known as "Two-Gun Tommy" or "Tommy D.", was an Italian-American mobster, mass murderer, mob enforcer, hitman and associate of the Lucchese crime family. DeSimone was a grandson and nephew of Los Angeles crime family bosses Rosario...
Frank "Gumba" Saladino (December 1945- 2005) was an American mobster and last known boss of the Rockford crime family. 1 Biography 2 Chicago Outfit 3 Boss of Rockford 4 Family Secrets and death Saladino was born in Rockford, Illinois. His father was Giorgio Saladino, a made member of the...
The Nite Lite Café Murders: Boston Mafia Lieutenant 'Ralphie Chong's' North End Hangout Site Of 1966 Bloodletting - The Gangster Report
Arthur "Tash" Bratsos (1939-1966) was a loan shark from Boston. Bratsos was under the authority of New England mob associate Joseph Barboza. Bratsos had been in a decade-long feud with Larry Zannino because Zannino allegedly killed Bratsos’ big brother Jimmy Bratsos in March 1954. According to court records, Zannino summoned Tash Bratsos and Tommy De Prisco to Ralphie Chong’s Nite Lite Café on the evening of November 15, 1966, and killed them.