gangland-style love

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  • Rea, who left his Bensonhurst, Brooklyn roots several years ago, was found last week in Las Vegas by FBI agents, who charged him with the gangland-style slaying of a violent Genovese soldier that took place 30 years ago on orders from legendary Mafia boss Vincent (Chin) Gigante.

    Jerry Capeci: Bonanno Family Wiseguy Nabbed in 30-Year-Old Mob Rubout

  • There had been three gangland-style murders in the building, with people on their knees shot in the back of the head.

    A Market on the Rise

  • Jefferies had been home-schooling her 16-year-old because she wanted to protect her from the reckless street violence that ultimately took that bright student's life, and the lives of four other youths in a gangland-style assault that surviving family members call a massacre.

    Paul Helmke: McCain, Tester and Their Dream-Killing Team

  • CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — The gangland-style murders of three people with ties to the U.S. consulate in this border city have confirmed for many people what residents here already knew: President Felipe Calderón's strategy of sending in the troops to corral drug gangs has failed.

    Killings Cast Pall on Mexico Drug Plan

  • Buildings and vehicles were set ablaze and angry mobs surged through the streets of the country's largest city after Raza Haider, an MP with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), was killed in a gangland-style hit on Monday night.

    Karachi riots leave 45 dead after MP assassinated

  • And then just this week we had the leading candidate for governor in Tamaulipas, he was assassinated in a gangland-style hit.

    Assassinations, Arrests Mark Mexican Election

  • And President Felipe Calderon blamed the gangland-style hit on the nation's drug cartels.

    Drug War Bleeds Into Mexican State Elections

  • Last week's gangland-style slaying of an unborn baby and three adults who had ties to the U.S.

    The War on Drugs Is Doomed

  • Two aspiring musicians and best buddies, Leslie Michael Nellis, twenty-two, and Charles Murphy, twenty, were shot to death gangland-style at the Treetops Apartments in New Albany, Indiana.

    The Mob and Me

  • It was a classic gangland-style slaying, perfectly designed so that as he turned over the ignition key of his car, it ignited both the engine and the dynamite packed inside.

    One From The Hart

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