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Fearless Las Vegas journalists Jeff German, Ned Day left lasting legacies

November 10, 2022

Las Vegas reporters Jeff German and Ned Day had more in common than a dogged approach to digging out major news stories. Both were from Milwaukee, both covered the Mob during its explosive downward spiral in Southern Nevada, and both were targeted by people they exposed in their reporting. Both also reported and narrated two of the most important works of journalism ever on organized crime in Las Vegas. ‘Mob on the Run’ Day, a print and broadcast reporter, worked with News Director Bob Stoldal and others at KLAS, the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, to produce the 1987 documentary The Mob on the ...

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Frank Costello, Vito Genovese feud is focus of upcoming Mob movie

Mob movie veterans Robert De Niro and Nicholas Pileggi are teaming up again, this time for a drama about two…

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The law finally catches up with Tom and Gramby Hanley after murder of Culinary boss

Read the series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Last of four parts. Authorities located Tom and Gramby…

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Hanley enjoyed winning streak in criminal courts

Read the series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Third of four parts. Just before his planned murder…

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Labor corruption was centerpiece of Tom Hanley’s criminal aims

Read the series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Second of four parts. In 1955, the national AFL…

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Father-son crime team tormented Las Vegas over four decades

Editor’s note: Las Vegas outlaws Tom and Gramby Hanley were never members of a traditional organized crime group, but the…

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Latest search for Jimmy Hoffa’s remains joins long list of fruitless attempts

The FBI announced in July that it did not find any sign of the body of former Teamsters Union leader…

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Latest from popular crime novelist Don Winslow delves into 1980s Mafia drama

Don Winslow, an author known to many in recent years for stories about cartel violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, has…

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