The Fifth Element: The Creation of a New Mafia

To most Mafia aficionado’s the name ‘Lucania’ will no doubt recall one of the Italian-American Mafia founders. A man born in Lercara, Sicily on the 24th November 1897, whose family emigrated to America in April 1906. A man who also, whilst serving a prison term of 30-50 years, helped the American war effort from the confines of his prison cell by ensuring the docks of New York were protected from the Nazis. His reward, sentence…


Did You Know? – Louis Campagna

Our did you know? series is a new feature for the NCS, where we take snippets of information and share them with you. Whether it’s about mobsters, places, events, or just setting the record straight on information that has been published. Each Wednesday we will publish them on here and our social media channels, so keep an eye out! Did You Know That… Louis Campagna who was a high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit for…


How to Get Around Las Vegas Like a High Roller

Vegas is a perfect city to visit if you want to have fun. It has quite a selection of wedding chapels, casinos, clubs, restaurants and much more. You can enjoy yourself in Las Vegas with your choice of transportation means. The most efficient way of having fun in Las Vegas is by hiring a party bus so that you don’t have to worry about walking the crowded streets or getting lost after having a few…


The NCS Mafia Calendar 2020 – The Perfect Christmas Stocking Filler

Back in 2016 we took on the massive and never-ending task of putting together a mob calendar. It started with a few key dates each month, and as each year passed and a new year started, we began bulking it out. Its fair to say, the NCS Calendar is probably the main part of the website and its used for reference by many mob historians, many sites (some very well known), and has come in…


Did You Know? – Dean O’Banion

Our did you know? series is a new feature for the NCS, where we take snippets of information and share them with you. Whether it’s about mobsters, places, events, or just setting the record straight on information that has been published. Each Wednesday we will publish them on here and our social media channels, so keep an eye out! Did You Know That… North Side Gang leader, Dean O’Banion, had an accident earlier in life…


Sammy The Bull Interview: 20 Years Later

Whether you love him or hate, this is one hell of an interview with Sammy The Bull. From contracted hits, to growing up in the mob, Gravano breaks his silence after his last interview two decades ago. He also speaks about John Gotti and how things turned sour… “I rigged the trials, I threatened people, I f**king bribed people and he turns on me’ People cheer about what [Gotti] was doing. [But] he did more…


Is eating chocolate healthy?

Chocolate is quite a unique, sweet and popular product among people of all ages. Specially made from the cacao tree seeds, chocolate and chocolate products are rich in ingredients containing many health benefits. Due to many articles talking about the side effects of chocolate, many people often wonder whether chocolate is healthy or not. This article will explore the health benefits of eating chocolate. Research from various studies shows that eating chocolate can help your…


How Much Has Gun Control Technology Changed?

The issue of gun control has become a really hot one in recent times, thanks to a spate of mass shootings at various places throughout the country. Readers of this site will know that guns and America go way back though as gangsters and mobsters have been spilling blood for decades, with the long list of infamous Mafia hits including some truly brutal executions that left crime scenes looking like horror movies. Worst Gangster Murders…