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 JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 07/26 — On the surface, it seemed like a simple task: Drive to a spot a few miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border,
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 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 JIM MUSTIAN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/14 — A narcotics agent accused of betraying his badge applied for a job with the U.S.
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 03/05 — Located in an apartment in a primarily Hispanic town in Oregon, a clandestine lab churned out thousands of fake Social Security cards,
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.
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/12 — Mexico’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings,
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 TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/15 — A Colombian drug trafficker testified Tuesday that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman boasted about paying a $100 million bribe to the former president of Mexico to call off a manhunt for the notorious kingpin.
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 ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 10/31 — A Mafia hit man who is said to hate “rats”
PARIS (AP) 07/02 — Drones seen buzzing above a prison months ago may have been on a reconnaissance mission ahead of the cinematic escape of a notorious French criminal — his second in five years.Read more »
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 ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN, AP National Writers CHICAGO (AP) 03/15 — It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic “Tommy guns” had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country,