By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 12/28 – The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter.
By TERENCE CHEA and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) 11/19 — A close-knit Hmong community was in shock after gunmen burst into a California backyard gathering and shot 10 men,
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) 11/19 — Authorities say 50 people were arrested and dozens of guns seized in a law enforcement operation targeting the Norteno street gang in central California.
By JUAN A. LOZANO and JOHN L. MONE, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 10/22 — Kenneth Roberson’s lyrics chronicled the gang violence he saw in his hometown of Houston.
By MARIA VERZA, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 10/14— At least 13 police officers were killed and nine others wounded Monday in an ambush by gunmen in the Mexican state of Michoacan,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/24 — California prison officials have halted an effort aimed at forcing warring prison gangs to get along with each other after the inmates wound up brawling and even rioting when placed together in prison recreation yards,
SAN DIEGO (AP) 09/19 — Federal authorities have charged 85 people with selling methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl through drug networks linked to Mexico’s notorious Sinaloa Cartel.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 09/14 — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he is commuting the sentences of 21 inmates, most serving life terms and several who otherwise had no chance of ever leaving prison.
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 09/13 — A Houston police officer was hospitalized in stable condition after he was shot with his own gun in a struggle with a suspect who along with three others stole two vehicles and attempted to kill a priest in a crime spree that played out as Democratic presidential candidates debated just miles away,
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 08/28 — An attack on a bar in Mexico’s Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 25 people and injured about a dozen,
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 08/02 — The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping,
By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/02 — Three suspects were arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer,
MEXICO CITY (AP) 07/22 — Mexico set a new record for homicides in the first half of the year as the number of murders grew by 5.3% compared to the same period of 2018,
By YANAN WANG, Associated Press 07/24 Hong Kong is reeling after a large gang of men in white shirts brutally beat dozens of people inside a train station in a shocking new twist to the city’s summer of protest.
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/17 — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S.
By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/27 — Court transcripts unsealed Thursday show that rapper Nipsey Hussle and the man charged with killing him had a conversation about “snitching”
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) 06/21 — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco,
By DANICA COTO and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) 06/21 — Alberto Rodríguez Mota had one job: taking a photo of the man that his crew of hired killers was supposed to fatally shoot at an outdoor cafe,