NEW YORK (AP) — An aging mobster threw his hands in the air and shouted "Free!" after his acquittal on charges he helped plan the 1978 Lufthansa heist that was retold in the hit Mafia movie "Goodfellas."
The Sopranos redefined television for more than just HBO, but did you know creator David Chase still thought of expanding his vision into a film, after the pilot was already shot? Or that the series shares 27 actors with its Goodfellas inspiration? Wake up this morning, and get yourself the 25th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ as we drive to Jersey for some felonious facts of HBO's The Sopranos!
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a man killed after being mistaken for a mobster with the same name — thanks to information the killers gleaned from two former police detectives later convicted of moonlighting as hit men for the mob.