CANTON, Ill. (AP) 03/29 — A man convicted of murder as a suspected member of the notorious “Ripper Crew” that killed as many as 20 Chicago-area women in the 1980s has been released from prison,Read more »
PLATTEKILL, N.Y. (AP) 03/02 — A police officer with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection has been arrested on charges of manufacturing guns at his upstate home and selling them to motorcycle gang members.Read more »
By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/28 — A California judge delivered a blow Thursday to a decade-long effort by federal prosecutors to strip the Mongols motorcycle gang of its trademarked logo,
By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) 02/14 — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever.
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) 02/05 — Authorities in Virginia say a state trooper and a suspect were killed in a shootout during a drug investigation.
News outlets cite a Virginia State Police release that says Lucas B.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) 01/31 — A judge has sentenced a 15-year-old boy to 22 to 48 years in prison in the fatal shooting of an Omaha teenager during a dispute that prosecutors say involved drugs.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 01/17 — A U.S. agent testified Wednesday that Mexican police were purposely kept in the dark about secret efforts in 2014 to hunt down notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo”
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
By TOM HAYS and CLAUDIA TORRENS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/22 — One was a gambling addict who got plastic surgery to change his appearance even after his predecessor died from doing the same thing.
By SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) 12/10 — Ke’Shon Newman’s daily routine is guided by guns — the hundreds of illegal pistols, revolvers and other firearms that torment his South Side neighborhood.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 12/08 — Dozens of people were arrested in New Jersey last week as part of a five-day federal immigration sweep.
Federal officials say the 105 people taken into custody included several who were wanted by Interpol for alleged crimes in their home countries.
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/13 — During the height of Mexican drug wars in 1993, an attempted hit on Joaquin “El Chapo”
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/04 — He is accused of having a hand in dozens of murders, of using his drug cartel to smuggle more than 200 tons of cocaine into the United States,
HELSINKI (AP) 11/04 — Swedish police say seven people have been wounded and 12 arrested in a shooting allegedly linked to biker gang members near the country’s second city of Goteborg.
By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 10/08 — The streets are quieter these days in East Boston, but the marchers still gather in front of the police precinct house,
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 09/21 — Three men involved in a shootout that wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies are documented gang members,
NEW YORK (AP) 09/20 — A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request to put off the trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo”
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.