JOHANNESBURG (AP) 09/11 — South Africa’s already high murder rate has increased by about 7 percent, prompting the police minister to compare the situation to a “war zone.”
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 08/24— A jury on Thursday found a second suspect guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a 15-year-old high school honor student whose death in 2013 became a symbol of Chicago’s random gun violence.
CHICAGO (AP) 08/06 — At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and that the president’s lawyer,
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 07/30 — New Orleans police say a shooting that killed two men and a woman seems gang-related, and the reward for help identifying the gunmen is up to $25,000.
Associated Press, NEW ORLEANS (AP) 07/29 — Two armed individuals walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire,
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/26 — Each time notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appears in court in his U.S.
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press TENANTLA, Mexico (AP) 06/27 — Whoever wins Sunday’s presidential election will have to face not only Mexico’s drug cartels, but a new kind of crime involving whole neighborhoods defying police and military personnel.Read more »
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) 06/19 — Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members,
By MIKE CATALINI and RON TODT, TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 06/17 — Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 06/02 — Shaun Harrison was a Boston high school dean and anti-violence advocate known by students as “Rev”
By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 04/25 — Attorneys for a prisoner sentenced to death for killing a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother in a gang-related shooting at a 9th birthday party in Fort Worth have asked the U.S.
LONDON (AP) 04/07 — British police say they are deploying 300 more officers on the streets of London this weekend to confront a spike in stabbing and shootings that has sparked fears about rising crime.Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/26 — Five members of the MS-13 street gang have been arrested in the killings of 10 victims in the Las Vegas area over the past year,
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/07 — Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality,
BOSTON (AP) 01/30 — A member of the violent MS-13 gang has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a conspiracy charge involving a brutal stabbing.Read more »
By JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/27 — New York’s most notorious living Russian mobster just wants to go back to the motherland.
By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 01/11 — The highest-ranking member of a Mexican cartel to ever surrender to U.S. authorities has pleaded guilty to drug smuggling charges,
By DANICA COTO, Associated Press CAROLINA, Puerto Rico (AP) 01/11 — Before the sun rose on the first day of 2018, someone called 911 to report the charred,
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 01/11 — Five states in Mexico now have the sternest “do not travel” advisories under a revamped U.S.
By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA, Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) 01/11 — Thai police said they have arrested a 74-year-old fugitive Japanese gang member who was recognized when photos of his full-body tattoos were circulated online.