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  • Former Philly mob boss 'Skinny Joey' Merlino in court for probation hearing

    Former Philadelphia mob boss Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino arrived at federal court in Center City this morning for a hearing on whether he violated his probation.
  • Film Review: 'The State-Mafia Pact'

    LOS ANGELES ( - Muckraking helmer-performer Sabina Guzzanti is a modern-day Italian Ida Tarbell, fearlessly shining a light on the fetid body politic. "The State-Mafia Pact" is a natural continuation of her biting anti-Silvio Berlusconi docu-...

    Spotlight thrown on Mafia in Venice festival film

    LONDON (Reuters) - An Italian documentary about the Mafia whose director said she checked all the facts "1,400 times" cast a spotlight at the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday on a mooted, covert deal between Italy's political establishment and...

    Sicilian mobster wins literary prize, stirring controversy

    A jailed Sicilian mobster who cannot remember how many people he has killed has sparked a row in Italy after being awarded a top literary prize for his autobiography. Giuseppe Grassonelli, 49, who was given a life sentence in 1992 for at least a dozen...

    Former Philadelphia mob boss could go back to prison

    PHILADELPHIA Former Philadelphia mob boss Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino could be headed back to prison just days before his court-ordered supervision is scheduled to end if federal authorities have their way. His probation officers say the 52-year-old ex-...