Mad Dog Coll Arrested

After months on the run and a police manhunt to try and find him, Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll was finally arrested in New York City in October 1931 along with Tuffy Odierno. The police manhunt came after a shooting that would give Coll his title of Mad Dog. In attempt to...

The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties. The Prohibition Laws, the Eighteenth Amendment & Volstead Act, had just been passed banning the sale of alcohol across the United States but it was largely ignored in the cities, New York, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis etc.Before Prohibition...

The Scissors Sisters – A Page From The Westies Book

In one of the more shocking crimes that has taken place in Ireland, the Scissor Sisters is definitely one that is high on the list, in fact Jimmy Coonan, Edward "The Butcher" Cummiskey, even the DeMeo crew would be proud of these sisters, it could also be included as...

The very last picture of Legs Diamond

The very last picture taken of Jack “Legs” Diamond, just 9 hours before he was killed. Jack’s Attorney Daniel H. Prior, Alice Diamond and Jack shortly after he was acquitted. It is said that Jack went out celebrating his acquittal, followed by a visit to his mistress...
The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties. The Prohibition Laws, the Eighteenth Amendment & Volstead Act, had just been passed banning...

Alice Kenny Diamond

Alice Kenny Diamond

Alice Kenny Diamond was the wife of Jack "Legs" Diamond. Alice Diamond put up with a lot when married to Legs, she had...

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