NEW YORK (AP) — The reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was shot to death in front of his home by a gunman who may have staged a car accident to lure him outside, dying a virtual...
Gotti Jr. defends MMA fighter accused of robbing bank
NEW YORK (AP) — Mobster John Gotti's namesake son was in court to provide support for a mixed martial arts fighter accused of robbing a Queens bank.
The New York Post reports that John Gotti Jr. showed up during jury deliberations Tuesday saying that his son, also a mixed martial arts fighter, has trained with the accused bank robber, Sergio DaSilva, and that he's innocent.
NEW YORK (AP) — John Travolta and Kelly Preston didn't just receive the Gotti family's blessing to make a biopic about the late, infamous crime boss, they also were fed well, in true Italian style.
"Victoria Gotti made us a gorgeous spread one afternoon. It was awesome," recalled Travolta at the film's premiere Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — John Travolta has gotten quite the celebration at a New York City pizza joint made famous in his hit movie "Saturday Night Fever."
Lenny's Pizza in Brooklyn was highlighted in the 1977 blockbuster when Travolta's Tony Manero character ordered two slices and ate them one on top of the other as he walked down the street. The restaurant has become a popular tourist spot with people still ordering the double-decker slices.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello should get a new trial in the purportedly mob-connected slaying of Florida businessman in a power struggle over a lucrative fleet of gambling ships, a Florida appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Travolta ‘needed to know’ why Gotti was so loved
CANNES, France (AP) — John Travolta first came to Cannes 40 years ago while promoting "Grease," and he's still dancing along the Croisette.
The 64-year-old actor returned to the Cannes Film Festival to promote his new mafia boss John Gotti biopic "Gotti," celebrate the anniversary of "Grease" with a screening on the beach, and, at a soiree on Tuesday night, share a few dance moves alongside rapper 50 Cent.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 25, 2018--MoviePass Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc ( Nasdaq: HMNY ) (“HMNY”), announced today that it has acquired an equity stake in the motion picture Gotti, starring John Travolta as the infamous New York City mobster and boss of the Gambino crime family, John Gotti.
NEW YORK (AP) — The namesake grandson of notorious mob boss John "Dapper Don" Gotti was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison in connection with the mob-linked revenge burning of another man's car.
John J. Gotti pleaded guilty last year to setting the fire in 2012 at the order of Bonanno family mobster Victor Asaro after Asaro was cut off by the other motorist. Gotti was sentenced in federal court in Brooklyn.
John Travolta's new 'Gotti' biopic will be released in June after it was dropped by Lionsgate just days before its release last year.
The new film was set for release under the studio's Premiere banner but the project was sold back to the production company Emmett/Furla/Oasis back in December.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A reputed member of the Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti agreed to a plea deal that included a large fine but no prison.
Carmine "The Bull" Agnello had been indicted on racketeering and conspiracy charges related to what prosecutors said was a multi-million dollar scam involving stolen cars and scrap metal in Cleveland.
NEW YORK (AP) — An aging mobster who beat a charge that he took part in a legendary heist retold in the hit film "Goodfellas" was accused Wednesday in a less noteworthy crime — getting a group of gangsters, including John "Dapper Don" Gotti's namesake grandson, to torch a car that cut him off in traffic.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrests of an aging mobster acquitted in the 1978 Lufthansa cargo terminal heist and the namesake grandson of Gambino crime family boss John Gotti (all times local):
An aging mobster who two years ago beat charges in a legendary heist retold in the film "Goodfellas" has pleaded not guilty in New York to new charges.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mobster John Gotti's namesake grandson has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to selling oxycodone pills in New York City.
The 23-year-old Gotti was arrested in August at the Queens home where his late grandfather once lived.
Prosecutors say undercover officers bought more than $46,000 worth of oxycodone from Gotti on 11 occasions.
El Chapo’s new home: a jail that held mobsters, terrorists
NEW YORK (AP) — In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country's most secure federal lockups — and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Florida agrees to release witness in federal mob trials
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A top informant who federal prosecutors credit with leading to multiple arrests and indictments of organized crime figures won a bid Wednesday to be released early from prison.
Gov. Rick Scott and the three members of the Florida Cabinet, in a move that one elected official called "unprecedented," voted unanimously to cut short a 24-year sentence for Kevin William Bonner.
IRS raids Gotti mansion, NYC car-parts shop
NEW YORK (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says it has raided a New York City car-parts shop and a Long Island mansion in an investigation involving relatives of the late mobster John Gotti.
IRS spokesman Gregory Tranchina and the U.S. attorney's office in Brooklyn declined to discuss details of the case Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer says mobster John Gotti's namesake grandson says he's seeking out treatment while jailed on a drug charge.
Attorney Gerard Marrone told the Daily News of New York on Friday that the younger John Gotti is addicted to painkillers and has gone into a drug detox program at New York City's Rikers Island jail.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A biopic on the life of New York mob boss John Gotti starring John Travolta is set to begin filming in Cincinnati later this month.
Travolta will play the title character in "The Life and Death of John Gotti." His real-life wife, Kelly Preston, will play Gotti's wife.
The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Film Commission says filmmakers are taking advantage of Ohio's revised Motion Picture Tax Credit, which reimburses out-of-state movie...