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Sam Giancana: The Rise and Fall of a Chicago Mobster by Susan McNicoll

“His propensity for immense cruelty had begun to show itself.”

Running at just under 100 pages, Susan McNicoll’s book, Sam Giancana: The Rise and Fall of a Chicago Mobster… 549 more words

Non Fiction

Closing arguments adjourned in 'complicated' murder trial of Joshua Petrin

After seven days of testimony, a Saskatoon judge will wait until October to hear closing arguments at a trial dealing with what she called “complicated” charges in the death of Saskatoon mother Lorry Ann Santos. 581 more words

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Are protests being used to cover organized criminal activity?

Once again, we have another officer-involved shooting and another smash-and-grab riot.

A timeline provided by the Charolotte Observer shows a now all-too-familiar pattern.

A protest, swiftly organized on social media and fed by its inevitable rumor mill but described even by police as initially peaceful begins in the early evening, within well less than two hours of the shooting. 505 more words

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Suspected organized crime member gunned down in Ste-Thérèse

A man suspected of illegal tobacco trafficking was gunned down Thursday night in Ste-Thérèse, northwest of Montreal.

No arrest has been made.

The incident took place around 9 p.m. 187 more words

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Perception and Judgement

Background: We live on a tiny street.  It’s a dead end.  There are currently three occupied houses.  There is a house that has been foreclosed and abandoned at the end for around 8 years.  481 more words

White Boy Posse affiliate says he was offered membership to 'take care' of ex-gang member

The Alberta man accused of ordering a gang hit that instead resulted in two drug dealers shooting up the wrong home and killing a Saskatoon mother had talked about a $40,000 hit on an ex-member, according to a high-ranking affiliate with an organized crime group called the White Boy Posse. 569 more words

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