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,
By MAURIZIO BELLAVIA, CORLEONE, Sicily (AP) 11/17 — Corleone is a Sicilian medieval hill town whose bloody past began generations before “The Godfather” novels and films borrowed its name for a fictional Mafia don.
By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 11/17 — The death Friday of Salvatore “Toto” Riina, the long-time “boss of bosses” of the Sicilian Mafia,
MEXICO CITY (AP) 11/15 — Mexican police and military personnel on Tuesday arrested an “old school” Zetas cartel leader who allegedly coordinated a 2010 killing spree that included the massacre of 72 Central American migrants in the border state of Tamaulipas,Read more »