Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Pet Detectives

If you have ever lost your best (four-legged) friend, you know how heart-breaking it is.  You call incessantly for your friend, you paper the neighborhood with fliers, you check out local shelters, and you leave favorite treats on the doorstep.  … Continue reading

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La lunga ombra di Salvatore ‘Totò’ Riina

Un curriculum impressionante: La sua “carriera” iniziò negli anni ’50 con una serie di crimini.  Dopo una pena detentiva, è stato latitante per 24 anni.  Era responsabile per migliaia di omicidi.  Poi è stato in prigione per 24 anni scontando … Continue reading

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The Long Shadow of Salvatore ‘Totò’ Riina

An impressive resume:  His “career” began in the ‘50s with a string of crimes.  After a prison term, he was on the lam for 24 years.  He was responsible for thousands of murders.  Then he was in jail for 24 … Continue reading

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