Gambino Family

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John Gotti Jr. Stabbed, but His Story Questioned

He says he was trying to stop fight, police aren't so sure: source

(Newser) - The former boss of the Gambino crime family was stabbed Sunday night, but he claims he was doing something heroic, not criminal, at the time. Law enforcement sources tell the New York Daily News that John Gotti Jr. says he was trying to break up a fight in the parking... More »

Gambino Family Picks New Godfather

DNA Info: 'Franky Boy' Cali is taking over as crime boss

(Newser) - When news breaks that "Franky Boy" is taking over from "Greaseball," it can only mean one thing—the Gambino crime family is getting a new godfather. DNA Info reports that 48-year-old Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali will replace 76-year-old Domenico "Greaseball" Cefalu as boss of the... More »

More Than 120 Arrested in Biggest NY Mob Bust Ever

FBI takes in members of Colombo, Gambino, 5 other families

(Newser) - It's not a good day to be a mobster: The FBI has arrested nearly 130 in what it's calling the biggest mob bust in New York history. The raids, which began yesterday and continued into the early morning, reeled in "basically the whole administration of the Colombo family,"... More »

'Teflon Gotti Jr.' Dodges 5th Trial

Feds drop racketeering case against Don Gotti's spawn

(Newser) - Federal prosecutors have given up on trying to make racketeering charges stick against John Gotti Jr. Gotti—chip off the old block and son of the late "Teflon Don" John Gotti Sr.—was tried four times on murder and racketeering charges, and all of them ended in hung... More »

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