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Growing Up (Not) Gotti

Mob trials turn on family, with insiders spilling secrets they once vowed to take to the grave. The parade of turncoats in the racketeering trial of John Gotti...

TELEVISION: HOODS HAVE FEELINGS TOO

Before he was hauled away to a 9-ft. by 7-ft. cell in the Brioni-free confines of the Marion Federal Prison in Illinois, John Gotti apparently had a favorite...

Still The Teflon Don?

& The 15 FBI agents who burst into the Ravenite Social Club, a red brick Mob hangout in New York City's Little Italy, apparently surprised John Gotti. But true...

Trials Why Is Sammy the Bull Singing?

With his stocky build, thick neck and gravelly voice, Salvatore Gravano lives up to his nickname, "Sammy the Bull." But as he said on the witness stand last...

Two From the Neighborhood

When she was in high school, Diane Giacalone, dressed in her blue-and-gray- plai d uniform, used to stroll down 101st Avenue in Ozone Park, Queens, on her way to...

Al Pacino to Play Joe Paterno in Upcoming Movie?

Al Pacino is reportedly adding another controversial role to his list of upcoming biopic projects: in addition to playing convicted murderer Phil Spector in a...

Milestones Mar. 20, 2006

ARRESTED. CLAUDE ALLEN, 45, who served as President Bush's top domestic-policy adviser before resigning suddenly last month. Allen is charged with stealing more...

The Last Don

The food isn't the main attraction at the CasaBlanca Italian restaurant in Maspeth, Queens, N.Y. You go for the Sicilian kitsch--the plastic flowers, the...

Don Hollywood

John Gotti thought of himself as the Caesar of the Mafia. But he was really its Commodus. As with the emperor in the movie Gladiator, when Gotti took over the...

Family Affairs

THE WAY WE WERE John Gotti Jr.'s plea bargain last week dealt a blow to New York's Mafia, leaving the Gambino family without a boss. It's not the only sign that...

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