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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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‘Godfather’ castmates remember James Caan

James Caan, the versatile actor who achieved lasting fame as hot-headed Sonny Corleone in the 1972 Mafia movie The Godfather,…

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Seventy-five years later, debate over Bugsy Siegel murder still rages

As Americans opened their newspapers on June 21, 1947, they saw large headlines about the murder of Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel,…

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HBO Max series ‘Tokyo Vice’ explores Japan’s criminal underworld

A new television drama series, available in its entirety on HBO Max, focuses on organized crime in Japan, featuring a…

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Three charged in Hells Angels shooting of rival Vagos riders during Memorial Day weekend

It was supposed to be a peaceful motorcycle ride near Hoover Dam in honor of America’s war dead, followed by…

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Stuffing murder victims in barrels a common practice since mid-19th century

In April 1858, workers at the Hudson Valley Railroad’s freight house smelled an awful stench coming from a wooden barrel…

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Body in the barrel at Lake Mead has makings of Mob hit

Coroner: Will take at least a year to identify the remains

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U.S., European agencies target Irish crime group led by boxing promoter

State Department offers $5 million reward to take down Daniel Kinahan

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