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27 John Gotti Facts That Reveal The Man Behind “The Dapper Don”

27 John Gotti Facts That Reveal The Man Behind “The Dapper Don”

From extraordinary violence to exorbitant wealth, these John Gotti facts reveal the true story of "The Dapper Don."
12 Dramatic Photos Of The Empire State Building Plane Crash

12 Dramatic Photos Of The Empire State Building Plane Crash

In 1945, while flying low in a haze of heavy fog, a B-25 Bomber made a wrong turn in New York City and crashed into the Empire State Building.
Frank Lucas And The True Story Of “American Gangster”

Frank Lucas And The True Story Of “American Gangster”

According to Frank Lucas, he built his drug empire by smuggling 98-percent-pure heroin from Vietnam to the U.S. in the coffins of fallen soldiers.
The Messy, Mysterious Death Of Former VP Nelson Rockefeller

The Messy, Mysterious Death Of Former VP Nelson Rockefeller

The circumstances surrounding Nelson Rockefeller's final hours were highly contested in the days following his death.
Man Arrested After Terrorizing Son-In-Law With Toupee

Man Arrested After Terrorizing Son-In-Law With Toupee

The man was arrested during a funeral in November after waving the toupee in his son-in-law's face.
32 Weird New York Facts Even New Yorkers Probably Don’t Know

32 Weird New York Facts Even New Yorkers Probably Don’t Know

These thirty-two interesting facts about New York highlight the hidden gems and weird trivia behind the biggest city in the United States.
How The Murder Of Kitty Genovese Created The Bystander Effect

How The Murder Of Kitty Genovese Created The Bystander Effect

The Kitty Genovese murder inspired one ugly theory that is present in virtually every psychological textbook to this day.
How ‘Mad Bomber’ George Metesky Held New York City Hostage

How ‘Mad Bomber’ George Metesky Held New York City Hostage

"Mad Bomber" George Metesky may come off like a comic book supervillain, but his mid-century reign of terror was all too real.
How David Berkowitz Became “Son Of Sam” And Brought A City To Its Knees

How David Berkowitz Became “Son Of Sam” And Brought A City To Its Knees

David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam," stalked New York's streets for prey by night, then taunted the cops with disturbing letters that brought the entire city to its knees.
Fake Doctor Arrested For Killing Woman With Butt Injection

Fake Doctor Arrested For Killing Woman With Butt Injection

“No one with medical training would have done this because it’s dangerous.”
New York’s First Major Terrorist Attack Is Unsolved – And Still Visible To Any Tourist On Wall Street

New York’s First Major Terrorist Attack Is Unsolved – And Still Visible To Any Tourist On Wall Street

It's been almost 100 years since the Wall Street bombing devastated New York, and still no one knows for sure who was behind it.