Kevin Kelley took over operations of the Irish mob in Hell's Kitchen when Jimmy Coonan was sent up the river. He'd been a made man under Coonan for years, so he was ready to move in. Kelley expanded the Irish mob's influence well beyond the West Side of NYC by selling illegal drugs, mainly cocaine.

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Owney Madden, left, suspected but unconvicted racketeering boss, is escorted by detective Thomas Horan shortly after Madden was ordered on February 13, 1932, to report to Sing Sing as a possible parole violator. He was en route to the Tombs Prison in New York pending a hearing two days later.

Irish gangster Owney "The Killer" Madden, (December was a leading underworld figure in Manhattan, most notable for his involvement in organized crime during Prohibition. He also ran the famous Cotton Club and was a leading boxing promoter in the

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Jimmy Coonan is considered one of the most violent and ruthless Irish mobsters of all time. Coonan took over the Hell's Kitchen Irish mob after Mickey Spillane's 1977 murder. His reign lasted through the mid-1980s, during which time he was purportedly involved in countless murders, and, notably, drugs.

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Neal (Bomer) attempts to learn the truth about his father's crime on the Jan.