Weapons – The Shillelagh, Shillelagh Law & Faction Fights

Weapons – The Shillelagh, Shillelagh Law & Faction Fights

The Shillelagh (pronounced shi – lay – la) is the name for a traditional Irish stick or stick of blackthorn wood, its usually sold to tourists and is a symbol of Irishness, it is on the logo of sports clubs, political office and other places around the...
Egans Rats – The St. Louis Mob

Egans Rats – The St. Louis Mob

Egan’s Rats were an organized crime gang that had a considerable amount of power in St. Louis, Missouri from 1890’s until 1924. The gangs criminal activity included bootlegging, labor slugging, voter intimidation, armed robbery, and murder. Although they...

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