goodfellas

FBI searches Ozone Park home of late mobster
Police Cristabelle Tumola 6/17/2013 at 5:46PM

Federal investigators started searching the Ozone Park home of late mobster James “Jimmy the Gent” Burke Monday for “human remains and other evidence,” according to published reports. Burke, who was famously portrayed by Robert DeNiro in the film “Goodfellas,” was allegedly behind the 1978 Lufthansa heist at JFK Airport, making off with almost $6 million [...]

Henry Hill, immortalized in ‘Goodfellas,’ dies at 69
News Billy Rennison 6/13/2012 at 9:48AM

Former mob informant Henry Hill — immortalized on the big screen in “Goodfellas” — passed away last night at 69. TMZ first reported the death. Hill’s girlfriend, Lisa Caserta told the New York Post that Hill suffered a heart attack in May. “He went into the hospital and it was really touch-and-go for a long [...]