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By Matthew J. Luzi

Chicago Heights was once lengthy the seat of 1 of the foremost highway crews of the Chicago Outfit, yet its value has frequently been ignored and misunderstood. The crew's origins predate Prohibition, whilst Chicago Heights was once a constructing production heart with a wide Italian immigrant inhabitants. Its earliest bosses struggled for regulate till a violent gang conflict left the staff solidified below the auspices of Al Capone. For the rest of the 20 th century, the men from Chicago Heights generated huge streams of profit for the Outfit via its massive playing organisations, union infiltration and stolen vehicle rackets. For the 1st time, the heritage of the Chicago Heights road workforce is traced from its inception via its final recognized boss.

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