Predawn LA sweep targets notorious, murderous MS-13 gang

/ May 18, 2017

Predawn LA sweep targets notorious, murderous MS-13 gang

Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in predawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street gang MS-13. Federal prosecutors unsealed a sweeping indictment Wednesday morning charging dozens of members ...

Mexican narcos beat the heat in air-conditioned tombs

Dec 12, 2016

Mexican narcos beat the heat in air-conditioned tombs

Some drug lords take their ostentatious lifestyle literally to the grave: A cemetery in Mexico is blooming with two-story tombs fitted with living rooms, air conditioning and bulletproof glass. Mexico marked on Sunday 10 years since the government deployed troops in a drug war ...

Sep 27, 2016

Rare Al Capone letter shows gangster's soft side, faith in God

An intimate letter gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction in Massachusetts for $62,500. Boston-based RR Auction says the winning bid came Monday at an auction in Cambridge. The three-page letter was addressed to Capone’s son, Albert “Sonny” Capone. ...

Mexican soccer star Pulido rescued after kidnapping

May 30, 2016

Mexican soccer star Pulido rescued after kidnapping

Mexican police have rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido, who appeared with a bandaged hand at a brief press conference Monday to declare that he was fine. Police and other officials said Pulido, a 25-year-old forward with Greek soccer club Olympiakos, was freed in ...