George “Baby Face” Nelson was a notorious gangster raining from Chicago. Baby Face Nelson was born under the government name “Lester Joseph Gillis” but took up the nickname “Baby Face” Nelson due to his looks and small stature. Nelson is a person that would most likely be put under the title “infamous” istead of “famous” due to his gruesome crimes and many bank robbings. Nelson’s long rap sheet consisted of accidental shooting; theft; robbery; murder; kidnapping; and assault with intent to kill. By the time he met Helen(Nelson’s wife), Nelson was working at a Standard oil station in his neighborhood which doubled as the headquarters for a group of young tire thieves, known normally as "strippers".
Al Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York. Al Capone was developing a reputation of fear while he was working for Johnny Torrio in Chicago in the Colosimo mob which contributed to bootlegging. Al Capone gained intelligence and experience through being the Johnny’s right hand man. When Johnny Torrio died in 1925 Al Capone became the boss of the mob. Al Capone soon became part of the Five Families in New York which consisted of crime families.
Another occasion where MS-13 brutalized an innocent victim was in Boston, Massachusetts. A teen MS member attacked motorist with a machete. Another way they show their power is through putting fear into the people that live on their turf. World’s Most Dangerous Gang explains that every block the gang controls earns income for the gang. Everybody gets taxed, every business must pay MS a protection fee.
The feeling of not being part of something is kind of scary for many. An example about when my cousin was in LA and he was new to the school. A group of gangbangers liked him and wanted him to join their gang Mara Salvatrucha. He committed murder. He also robbed many houses.
In order to become affiliated with the Crime Family, Kuklinski had to participate in an initiation ("Richard Kuklinski The Iceman Mafia Hitman HBO Interview 2001 (Part 1)"). Roy Demo told Kuklinski all he had to do was kill an innocent man they seen walking his dog, to which he agreed (Richard Kuklinski The Iceman Mafia Hitman HBO Interview 2001 (Part 1)”). When the man walked by Kuklinski, he shot him and left his lifeless body lying on the sidewalk (Richard Kuklinski The Iceman Mafia Hitman HBO Interview 2001 (Part 1)"). Under the Gambino Crime Family, he sold pornographic tapes, participated in robberies, and became one of the family’s main enforcers ("Richard Kuklinski."). In an interview Kuklinski stated that he would murder anyone “if the price was right.” ("Richard Kuklinski.
His given name at birth was Kody Scott and at just eleven years old, Kody was initiated into the Crips after shooting a rival gang member and later earned himself the street name of Monster due to his horrifying acts of violence. Throughout his recount of his life and experiences inside the gang and inside various prison institutions, Shakur paints a very vivid picture of the places and spaces which he helped to create, and, in turn, helped to create him, and which he frequented throughout his life. These spaces are marked by a particular street culture and show the complexity of how inequality has helped to create and maintain these places. Sanyika Shakur grew up in South Central Los Angeles, which he deemed the “concrete jungle battlefield of the Crips and Bloods” (Shakur 1993). This is viewed as a place existing
From all my evidence I find that Johnny is guilty of murder. And here is why. The night of the incident Bob wasn't the one drowning Ponyboy and wasn’t beating up Johnny. So why was he the one who ended up dead and not David?“ ‘Give the kid a bath David.’ ‘I ducked and tried to run for it, but the soc caught me.’ ” Here Ponyboy clearly says “the soc” meaning it wasn’t Bob drowning him. But with all the anger Johnny had towards Bob beating him up, he decided to use that as an excuse to kill bob for vengeance.
The police did not immediately identify the groups as outlaws, but rather, a bunch of wild, alcohol-fueled individuals who were causing trouble in their vicinity. Add to that, Clyde accidentally discharged a Browning Automatic Rifle. It triggered suspicions and the neighbors informed the Joplin Police District. The five-man team of policemen confronted the group on April 13 and Clyde killed Detective McGinnis and wounded the constable. They flew from the scene but left a trail of personal belongings behind them, including rolls of undeveloped films.
The short story “The killers” sets the tone for multiple elements and themes such as masculinity, coming of age, chaos, and crime. This short story takes place in a 1920’s diner. The 1920’s is well known due to the Prohibition Era, the Prohibition made manufacturing, sale, transportation, or consumption of alcohol illegal in the United States. Criminals like Al Capone, Bonnie and Clyde, and Baby Face Nelson, all famous gangsters in American history, made their livings by robbing banks, killing innocent civilians, and running from the FBI during the prohibition era. In the short story, Nick might have been a younger man compared to George and Sam.
In my neighborhood, I personally knew situations equivalent to O’Deane’s thesis. For Instance, there were a few gangsters who would smoke crack, rob the local liquor, steal their family for money, lose one 's temper for no reason, and mainly obtain a weapon to go out and try to kill their enemies. Of course, at the time I didn’t understand what was going on, yet as I got older it was clear that the major reason violence was taking place in my neighborhood was because of
He was found guilty because of a murder case of his friend Perry. The evidence that convicted James was three hair samples that found in James 's van, the RCMP said they were Harder 's. But before James’s arrest, he committed a crime along with his friend Perry. They were running a “chop shop,” they cut apart stolen vehicles and sold the parts. In November 1989, the police arrested both James and Perry.