In our new comic series What We Mean By Yesterday, artist Benjamin Marra shows us the darker side of junior high.
The recent deaths of two members of Italian mafia families has caught the attention of the media. But what's really going on in Canadian crime?
A billion-dollar international heroin scheme got dozens of mobsters arrested in the mid 80s. But did the 17-month trial actually do anything?
John "White Devil" Willis rose to the highest echelons of Boston's Chinese mafia. In 2011, he was arrested for a multi-million oxycodone ring. We talked to the author of an upcoming book on Willis about the criminal's life and crimes.
Giovanni Gambino made headlines just by issuing a press release saying the mob was ready to fight the Islamic State.
"Even John Gotti didn't get this much attention," 80-year-old Vincent Asaro joked after being acquitted of all charges.
In a new book by Scott M. Deitche called Cocktail Noir, the true crime writer explores the bonds between cocktails and organized crime.
A neighborhood now synonymous with youth, money, and cool used to be a stomping ground for New York gangsters.
"That fucking Jimmy kept everything," 80-year-old mobster VIncent Asaro says on a wire played in Brooklyn federal court Thursday, apparently referring to the gangster played by Robert De Niro in the Scorsese flick.
For nearly five hours on Wednesday, a jury in Brooklyn listened in to what life is like in the modern American Mafia.
"I was separating gold chains and watches and the diamonds and emeralds and rubies," Gaspare Valenti told the court of the spoils.
Vincent Asaro, an 80-year-old said to be a longtime member of the Bonanno crime family, is in court for his alleged role in the 1978 Lufthansa heist, which at the time was the largest cash theft in US history.
Gianfranco Franciosi spent six years helping the Italian police catch international drug traffickers. Now he's broke and scared for his life.
VICE Japan follows Kyoji Sasaki on his mission to revolutionize an industry dominated by corrupt middlemen.
Organized crime in the city is getting younger, more fragmented, more chaotic—and, authorities say, harder to control.
Chatting with Dick Lehr, author of Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal, which has been adapted into the new film starring Johnny Depp.
The legendary filmmaker on the upcoming film about the life of James "Whitey" Bulger, one of the most infamous gangsters in US history.
Phillip Crawford Jr.'s book The Mafia and the Gays traces the history of the time when the mob had a near-monopoly on NYC's gay bars.
Longtime kingpin Vito Rizzuto died in 2013, but no single group has stepped in to fill that power vacuum—yet.
The FBI says that the mob is still an existential criminal threat in America. We asked some former Gambino family soldiers and two La Cosa Nostra experts if that's really the case in 2015.
Taking a look back at a forgotten chapter of queer history with novelist Lisa Davis.
Most crooks eventually get caught, but some members of Italian organized crime syndicates remain on the lam for decades. How do they do it?
Women have an important, if complex, role in Italian criminal organizations—a role that Mob Wives can't even come close to depicting.
Campania Felix has become the "Land of Fires," as it is popularly known. When people travel here, they see continual columns of smoke and flames, signs of the garbage that is torched in the countryside.