John "Sonny" FranzeseThere was another new act presented yesterday in the Mafia opera of Franzese vs. Franzese in Brooklyn federal court, and it brought yet more disgrace on this fabled family.
John Franzese Jr. explained why, before he wore a wire for the FBI against his mobster dad, he trie ... More >>
Being charged with five gang land murders that could lead to the death penalty would make anybody nervous. So it's little wonder that Colombo crime family big Thomas (Tommy Shots) Gioeli has been craving a little comfort food while awaiting trial. But, as the Daily News' John Marzulli reports ... More >>
The News and the Post are both reporting the death of Burt Kaplan, the turncoat mob associate whose testimony convicted the two worst New York City detectives in history - the so-called Mafia cops.
It sounds plausible. Kaplan, 75, had prostate cancer and was serving a no-exit prison term of 27 year ... More >>
Two detectives who gave New York a whole new definition of corrupt cops were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole this afternoon.
Before sentence was pronounced in Brooklyn Federal Court by Judge Jack Weinstein, Louis Eppolito, 60, and Stephen Caracappa, 67, both rose to ... More >>