Set in 1963, Crime Story is the story of the Chicago Police Major Crime Unit headed by Lieutenant Mike Torello. As Crime Story unfolds, a new generation is fighting for control of organised crime. Torello and his first-rate team have declared open war on the mobsters. Ruthless Ray Luca is one of the brightest young hoods and is destined for the top of organised crime. As he murders, steals and extorts his way to the top, he comes across Mike Torello.