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Cold Case: How a Babe May Have Helped the Mob Rub Out Bugsy

By Patrick Healy, NBC Los Angeles

With all the movies that have been made about it, you may think you already know the story of LA’s bon vivant mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel and his glamorous girlfriend Virginia Hill.

Most every Las Vegas visitor, after all, has heard the lore of Siegel’s role in launching the first of the mega casinos on the Strip — a milestone that occurred less than a year before the Bug was rubbed out by a brazen hitman who dared practice his trade on the grounds of a Beverly Hills mansion. read with Video  Here