120 rounded up in N.Y.'s largest gang 'takedown'

Apr 28, 2016

120 rounded up in N.Y.'s largest gang 'takedown'

Police hailed the largest gang “takedown” in New York history Wednesday after a major operation snared 120 people from two rival street gangs that brought murder to the city and the United States. Authorities swooped in the early hours on dozens of members of ...

17 slain Venezuelan miners mostly shot in head; gangs suspected

Mar 17, 2016

17 slain Venezuelan miners mostly shot in head; gangs suspected

Seventeen miners murdered near a gold deposit were mainly shot in the head, and four suspects have been arrested so far in a case that has shocked Venezuela, the chief state prosecutor said on Wednesday. The killings have shone a light on long-running gang ...

Autopsy reports found from 1929 Valentine's Day massacre in Chicago

Feb 13, 2016

Autopsy reports found from 1929 Valentine's Day massacre in Chicago

The autopsies on the seven bullet-riddled bodies vividly show why the Valentine’s Day massacre of 1929 is still considered Chicago’s most infamous gangland killing. The handwritten reports were recently unearthed from a warehouse along with inquest transcripts, and the medical examiner’s office is now ...

Mexico willing to extradite recaptured drug lord Guzman

Jan 10, 2016

Mexico willing to extradite recaptured drug lord Guzman

Mexico is willing to extradite drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States, a federal law enforcement official said Saturday, a sharp reversal from the official position after his last capture in 2014. “Mexico is ready. There are plans to cooperate with ...

Most-wanted Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman recaptured

Jan 9, 2016

Most-wanted Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman recaptured

The world’s most-wanted drug lord was recaptured in a daring raid by Mexican marines Friday, six months after he fled through a tunnel from a maximum security prison in a made-for-Hollywood escape that deeply embarrassed the government and strained ties with the United States. ...