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Stories with place: Sicily
  • new storyPolice: Messages for No. 1 Mafioso hidden in Sicilian soil story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 1:05 pm

    ROME - The No. 1 Cosa Nostra fugitive communicates with henchmen using written messages buried in dirt or hidden under boulders on sheep ranches and comes and goes from Sicily, possibly thanks to high-level protection, investigators said Monday after nabbing some of his alleged accomplices.

  • Instantly beautiful: Sicily's wild Zingaro Nature Reserve 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 9:14 am

    SCOPELLO, Italy - The Zingaro Nature Reserve is a wild and rugged stretch of land that runs along the coast of northwest Sicily. Mountains rise above sandy beaches with views of the sea in two distinct bands of color: translucent aqua in the shallow waters near the shore, and a deep, dark blue beyond.