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.
By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press 01/10 – A New Jersey doctor running an illegal prescription opioid drug ring with a motorcycle gang had a member hire someone to kill his wife after she threatened to expose the scheme while trying to force him to agree to a divorce,
By JARI TANNER, Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) 01/07 — A man in Stockholm picked up a suspected hand grenade from the ground and it detonated in his hand Sunday,
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 01/05 — Ohio’s largest city graduated its latest class of police recruits Friday at a time of soaring street violence,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/01 — Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/26 — Earlier this month, with homicides at a near-record high in Ohio’s capital and biggest city,
By FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) 12/07 — The attempted kidnapping of a 16-year-old boy who authorities say was targeted for murder by the MS-13 street gang was foiled by police officers in a Long Island town that has been the epicenter of gang violence in recent years,Read more »
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) 12/08 — Nearly 50 people have been arrested in a crackdown on gangs in a troubled Northern California city that also netted nearly three-dozen firearms,Read more »
By PETER PRENGAMAN, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 12/06 — Police in Rio de Janeiro captured one of Brazil’s most wanted drug bosses Wednesday,
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) 11/29 — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and a suspect were both shot and wounded in a gun battle late Tuesday,Read more »
By FRANCES D’EMILIO and COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press ROME (AP) 11/17 — Cosa Nostra’s “boss of bosses,” who was serving 26 life sentences as the convicted mastermind of dozens of murders of rivals for power on his Sicilian turf as well as prominent anti-Mafia heroes,