The Mob's influence in SA used to be synonymous with Vito Palazzolo. He's in jail, but the Cosa Nostra continues to expand under new leaders.
Tens of thousands marched in protest in Naples on Saturday against illegal dumping they blamed on the Mafia.
The FBI has seen enough merit in a reputed Mafia captain's tip to once again go in search of the elusive remains of Jimmy Hoffa.
One of Tuscany's finest red wines is now a lot harder to find after vandals broke into the producer's cellar and emptied 80 000 litres on the floor.
Police have arrested the head of the biggest buffalo mozzarella maker in Italy on suspicion of links to organised crime.
Local mafia cartel the United Sacred Crown are alleged to be behind the bombing of a girls' school in Italy which killed one and injured seven others.
The crime boss was in the family home, issuing orders from a secret room behind a kitchen cupboard and a sliding wall panel.
Italian police arrested at least 320 people on Tuesday in dawn raids across the country against the powerful Calabrian Mafia.
Here's an offer that may not be so hard to refuse: a few nights' stay at the former hideout of a ruthless Mafia boss.
By the time you discover whether you've been tapped for the path to respect and cash handouts, or for a bullet through the brain, it will be too late.
Travel company offers holidaymakers way to visit Sicily without fear of funding mafia.
Martin Amis and Ian McEwan are among several literary figures to rally in support of Roberto Saviano, author of a best-selling mafia exposé.
Police have reopened an inquiry into one of Italy's most chilling mysteries: the apparent suicide of a brilliant young doctor.