If you're looking to learn some pretty interesting New York State history, learn about the mafia and it's connection to the United States Government during World War Two.

You have two chances to take the "Patriots and Mobsters: The Alliance between the Mafia and Gov't During WWII FLEX" online class throughout the month of July 2022 and September of 2022.

This class will analyze the relationship between the Italian Mafia in New York and the United States Government during World War II"

For $56, this class looks closely at Charles 'Lucky' Luciano, his group of mobsters, and the alliance that was created between them and the United States government during World War II.

Although the two groups had very different interests, they were both motivated to cooperate during World War II. What led them to cooperation? How long did it last? This is a FLEX course that will last for four weeks.

The New York Mafia assisted the United States government during World War II, with a focus on the docks of New York, and the Allied invasion of Sicily. You can learn more about this online class, and how it works, online here.

Is The Mafia Still Alive And Well Around New York State?

Although the United States federal government made significant inroads with numerous prosecutions, and even getting the leaders of several groups to turn informant the past two decades, the Mafia is still a functioning entity in the country, and here in New York State. You can read more on their current happenings online here.

New York Mob Boss John Gotti's Abandoned Mansion with Secret Room Discovered!

WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property.

NY mob boss John Gotti's mansion sits abandoned in Old Westbury with many possessions still inside. The Gotti compound boasts a main house, a pool/guest house, a garage, a horse stable with an unfinished in-law apartment, an overgrown basketball court, and a triple-level hot tub/pool/swim-up bar. This was the mansion that Gotti's daughter Victoria called home with her 3 sons John, Carmine, and Frank. They filmed the reality show "Growing Up Gotti" here for 3 seasons in 2004 and 2005. After the feds raided the mansion in 2016, it has laid dormant with a lot of possessions left behind. What trespassers found was something no one expected. A hidden room behind a built-in bookshelf. Check it out!

10 Most Common Traffic Violations In New York State

Traffic tickets can be annoying. Also, keep in mind that traffic tickets can carry fines and points on your driving record. Here's a look at the 10 most common traffic violations in all of New York State thanks to CDH Law PLLC.

14 Laws in New York People Break Most Often

We're all guilty. Some more than others. How many of the 14 most broken laws are you guilty of?