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Bonus Gary Jenkins in Patrol

A fan asked for stories from the career of Gary Jenkins, your host, so in this bonus episode, I describe the life of a young police officer named Gary Jenkins (Oh! me?) I was assigned... Read More
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Gerald Scarpelli and the Wild Bunch

Gerald “Gerry” Scarpelli was a Chicago Outfit hit men who specialized in armored car heists and bank robberies. Early FBI records show him as a member of Al Pilotto’s Chicago Height’s crew, but it is... Read More
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Butch Petrocelli and the Wild Bunch

Don’t forget to buy me a coffee on Venmo at ganglandwire. This week, Chicago writer and Outfit historian, Camillius “Cam” Robinson and I talk about Butch Petrocelli and the Wild Bunch. As a special bonus... Read More
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Outfit Wild Bunch Murder Decade

In Chicago, law enforcement documented 31 Outfit-connected murders between 1980 and 1989. Scott Burnstein and his Gangster Report article was the inspiration for this podcast.  Outfit terrorists named Jerry Scalise, Jerry Scarpelli, William “Butchie” Petrocelli,... Read More
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Bonus episode The Chicago Tribune and the Outfit

In this special bonus episode, I thank our generous contributors with an extra episode in which our most faithful fan, Chicago resident and mob historian Ben Ellickson does a dramatic read of an in-depth article... Read More

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Murder in Chicago!

A great short documentary on murder and other crimes committed by the Chicago Outfit. Don’t forget to listen to Aaron on the Big Dumb Fun Show. To go to the our store click here To rent Gangland Wire,…

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