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The Inspector Montalbano books, by Italian author Andrea Camilleri, supply everything I need for the beach.
Joe Barboza, who once tallied his violent crimes at 75 stabbings, 500 beatings and around 20 murders and was called 'crazy' by fellow mobsters for his love of violence, became a witness for the state and sent several high-ranking mobsters to prison.
Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse on Saturday during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta, near Naples, in a region long blighted by illegal toxic waste dumps and the pervasive grip of the Camorra mafia.
Last week, Putin's wholly owned guerrilla subsidiary in Ukraine blew 298 civilians out of the sky, looted the belongings of the victims, let their cadavers rot for days in the hot summer sun, then violently obstructed OSCE monitors from inspecting the carnage.
Who can say for certain what triggers a person to choose a life of crime? In some the seed may be poverty; in others, psychological distress.
Canadian Drug Kingpin , Jimmy Cournoyer, with Ties to the Rizutto and Bonanno Crime Families, the Hells Angels and the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel Plead Guilty in 2013 to Narcotics Trafficking Crimes Carrying Sentence of 20 Years to Life and $1 Billion in Forfeiture.
A dangerous offender who claimed to be a gynecologist and convinced one victim to tattoo a name across her stomach has lost an appeal of several sexual-assault convictions in a British Columbia court.
It seems counter-intuitive for Jet City Improv , known for family-friendly fare, to present an F-bomb riddled production, but strangely, "Wise Guys" works.
The European Court of Human Rights, seen here during the opening ceremony for 2014, recently ruled against Izet Ashlarbathat, a Georgian man with connections to one of the country's gangs.
An international alert accusing a man living north of Toronto of being a mob boss went ignored by Canadian police because Canada does not recognize the crime of Mafia association, the tool used by the Italian government to tackle powerful organized crime groups, an immigration hearing heard Wednesday.
Interpol agents in the Dominican Republic announced Wednesday that they arrested an Italian fugitive at an airport in the Caribbean country's capital.
Mob members these days probably won't be sporting a traditional coppola cap, as Al Pacino does in this scene from "The Godfather."
Ever since Michael Pitt made his starring film debut in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," he's only done movies and TV shows he's been passionate about.
Nonetheless, two of the festival's most musically satisfying sets were delivered by solo acts, both at the intimate Stage 1. On July 19, Italian flatpicker Beppe Gambetta spanned everything from Appalachian bluegrass to Sicilian tarantellas in a textbook demonstration of guitar wizardry, but even better were his between-song anecdotes.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 04:00 am
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