Philadelphia crime family
The Philadelphia crime family, also known as the Bruno crime family, Scarfo crime family, Philadelphia Mafia, Philadelphia Mob, Philly Mafia, Philly Mob, South Philly / South Philadelphia Mob, Philade...
Mumia Abu-Jamal
Mumia Abu-Jamal (born Wesley Cook April 24, 1954) is an American former activist and journalist who was convicted and sentenced to death on July 3, 1982, for the December 1981 murder of Philadelphia p...
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Jerry Blavat
Jerry Blavat (born July 3, 1940), also known as "The Geator with The Heater" and "the Boss with the Hot Sauce," is an American disc jockey and performer who has been a major influence in promoting old...
Frank Monte
Frank Monte (June 21, 1931 South Philadelphia-May 13, 1982 South Philadelphia) is a member of the Philadelphia crime family and former Consigliere for Nicodemo Scarfo.
Ira Einhorn
Ira Samuel Einhorn (born May 15, 1940), known as "the Unicorn Killer", is an American man convicted of the murder of his ex-girlfriend Holly Maddux. On September 9, 1977, Maddux disappeared following ...
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Ralph Natale
Ralph Natale is a former American mobster. He was the leader of the Philadelphia crime family from 1995 until 1999, when he became the first American Mafia boss to turn state's evidence.Described by h...
Jimmy Logue
James E. "Jimmy" Logue (1837 - October 4, 1899) was a Philadelphia based burglar who is thought to have stolen an accumulative of more than $300,000 over the course of his criminal career. He mostly t...
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Raymond Martorano
Raymond Martorano (born Ignazio Raymond Anthony Martorano; 1927 - February 5, 2002) was an Italian-American mobster based in Philadelphia. He is notable for his role in the methamphetamines trade, as...
Vaughn Greenwood
Vaughn Orrin Greenwood (born 1944) is an American serial killer known by the nickname the "Skid Row Slasher."
The first attacks occurred in 1964 as Greenwood killed two transients in November 1964...
Alexis Flores
Alexis Flores (born July 18, 1975) is a Honduran fugitive wanted for the kidnapping, rape and murder of five-year-old Iriana DeJesus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 2000. Flores is the 487th fugitiv...
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Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris
Lawrence Sigmund Bittaker (born September 27, 1940) and Roy Lewis Norris (born February 2, 1948) are two American serial killers and rapists known as the Tool Box Killers, who together committed the k...
Doug Clark
Douglas Daniel Clark (born March 10, 1948) is an American serial killer. Clark and his accomplice Carol M. Bundy were known as the "Sunset Strip Killers." They were accused and subsequently convicted ...
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John B. McClelland
John B. McClelland (1734–1782) was an officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was captured by American Indians during the Crawford Expedition and tortured to death at the Shawnee town of Wakatom...
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Kermit Gosnell
Kermit Barron Gosnell (born February 9, 1941) is a former American physician who was convicted of murdering three infants who were born alive during attempted abortion procedures.Gosnell ran the Women...
Joey Merlino
Joseph Salvatore "Skinny Joey" Merlino (born March 16, 1962) is an American mobster believed to be the boss of the Philadelphia crime family despite various front and acting bosses, and is said to hav...
Gary M. Heidnik
Gary Michael Heidnik (November 22, 1943 – July 6, 1999) was an American murderer who kidnapped, tortured, and raped six women, and held them prisoner in his basement in Philadelphia, Pennsylvani...
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Jerry Sandusky
Gerald Arthur "Jerry" Sandusky (born January 26, 1944) is a retired American football coach and convicted serial child molester. Sandusky served as an assistant coach for his entire career, mostly at ...
Frankford Slasher
The Frankford Slasher is the name given by the media to a possible serial killer who operated in and around the neighborhood of Frankford of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1985 to 1990. Leonard Chri...
Joseph Kallinger
Joseph Kallinger (December 11, 1935 – March 26, 1996) was an American serial killer who murdered three people and tortured four families. He committed these crimes with his 13-year-old son Micha...
Pittsburgh crime family
The Pittsburgh crime family, also known as the LaRocca crime family, is an American Mafia crime family based in Pittsburgh, United States.
In Pittsburgh the Italian underworld was broken into two ...
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Antonio Pollina
Antonio "Mr. Miggs" Pollina (1892 Italy – February 27, 1993 South Philadelphia) was a former boss of the Philadelphia crime family.