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River Quay Murder

Gangland Wire starts in an unusual place. In 1971, a local businessman named Marion Trozollo had an idea to revitalize a blighted area close to downtown. At that time, city dwellers were fleeing to the suburbs and downtown was losing businesses and population. Mr. Trozollo envisioned a French Quarter or Greenwich village type of district …

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Gangland Wire

Gangland Wire tells the real story behind the book and film, Casino. The film’s Director, Gary Jenkins, was an Intelligence Unit detective with the Kansas City Police Department. It is not often that a documentary filmmaker is ┬áa participant in the events documented. He starts with a local mob squabble that escalates into several murders …

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Chicago Outfit

The Chicago Outfit has its roots in Sicily as with other La Cosa Nosta (LCN) style organized crime organizations of La Familia. As with the New York based LCN families, the old world ┬áMustache Petes were usurped by ┬áthe younger mobsters in the 1920s. Al Capone and┬áProhibition┬ábrought national attention ┬áto the Chicago family. Capone made …

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