Kansas City crime family
So, anyway, that's what we're talking about here when we talk about organized crime. Now, in Kansas City and St. Louis had a family, Kansas City had a family.
Palma's family doesn't go along with the crime noir version of what happened on a January morning 50 years ago. Gangster fantasy, they call it.
The KC family could be described as "typical" in the sense that in Kansas City one finds all the characteristics that have come to represent the American Mafia. Kansas City Mafia In The Mafia and the Machine, author Frank Hayde ties in every major name in organized crime-Luciano, Bugsy, Lansky-as well as the city's corrupt police force. Be a Poll Worker. Various gangs over Kansas City, including their allies. And that group is La Cosa Nostra, in Italian "our thing". Some things, for example, in the east coast garbage hauling taken over entirely by the Mob not so in Kansas City.