History In The Headlines

Category: Mafia

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Famous Gangster Informants in U.S. History

Find out about famous gangsters who became informants for the U.S. government, including the recently captured Whitey Bulger.

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A Tale of Two Guns: Legendary Gangsters’ Revolvers Up for Auction

Al Capone’s gun will go up for auction next month, but a revolver that belonged the lesser-known gangster Cole Younger may fetch more money.

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Major Mob Busts in U.S. History

We take a look at some of the most significant Mafia busts in the history of the organized crime network.