Nov 18, 2010 20:57 EST
12 arrested, 2 more sought as federal, local authorities bust gang in central Nebraska. State and federal law enforcement officers launched a massive operation against a central Nebraska gang with international ties, arresting 12 suspected members during raids across this small manufacturing hub surrounded by farmland, authorities said Thursday.
Nov 17, 2010 18:45 EST
Los Angeles authorities arrest suspected Armenian Power members in jail riot investigation. Authorities say they've arrested several suspected members of an Armenian gang believed to have worked with inmates to orchestrate a riot at a Los Angeles County jail.
Nov 13, 2010 11:50 EST
"We have observed with concern some criminal acts within the past few days, by some people claiming to be militants," chief of defence staff, Air Marshal Oluseyi Petirin, said in a statement.
Nov 12, 2010 05:08 EST
Jamaica achieves security gains, but slums seethe with anger against police. Joan McCarthy's voice rises in anger as she describes a police and military raid: Officers searching for a fugitive gang boss grabbed her nephew and son-in-law and hustled them upstairs.
Nov 10, 2010 18:06 EST
Court: NY law was misapplied in groundbreaking slaying case that cast gang crime as terrorism. An appeals court says a groundbreaking case misapplied a New York state anti-terrorism law to a killing that reflected "ordinary street crime, not terrorism."
Nov 09, 2010 23:23 EST
Former Marines accused of selling assault weapons to Los Angeles street gang. Federal agents have arrested three retired Marines suspected of selling illegal assault weapons to a notorious Los Angeles street gang, authorities said Tuesday.
Nov 08, 2010 20:11 EST
2 reputed gangsters charged with Halloween killing of costume-clad 5-year-old in South LA. Two reputed Los Angeles gang members have been charged in a Halloween shooting that killed a 5-year-old boy as he showed off his costume in his backyard.
Nov 08, 2010 20:05 EST
DENVER (Reuters) - A retired Denver fire lieutenant was among 35 alleged traffickers indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury on suspicion of smuggling 20 kg (44 pounds) of cocaine a week from Mexico to Colorado, prosecutors said on Monday.
Nov 08, 2010 18:20 EST
Ezequiel Cardenas Guillen, known as "Tony Tormenta," was believed to be the current head of the Gulf gang, one of Mexico's oldest, which has been fighting a particularly brutal turf war with its former allies the Zetas this year.
Nov 08, 2010 18:00 EST
Feds say 35 people accused of trafficking 40 pounds of cocaine from Mexico to Denver each week. Gang members, a retired Denver firefighter and a college team coach were among 35 people accused of transporting more than 40 pounds of cocaine from Mexico to the Denver area every week, federal officials said Monday.
Nov 06, 2010 16:12 EDT
Obama spoke with Calderon by telephone "to reaffirm United States support for Mexico's efforts to end the impunity of organized criminal groups following yesterday's operation in Matamoros," the White House said in a statement.
Nov 06, 2010 14:10 EDT
Halloween slaying of boy, 5, highlights changes in South Los Angeles gang crime. Arms flexed in a muscleman pose, Aaron Shannon Jr. was getting ready for a Halloween party while his grandfather snapped photos of him in a Spiderman costume.
Nov 06, 2010 06:00 EDT
"Ezequiel Cardenas Guillen, leader of the Gulf criminal organization, was brought down," public security spokesman Alejandro Poire told journalists.
Nov 05, 2010 21:52 EDT
2 men arrested in Los Angeles shooting of 5-year-old showing off Spider-Man Halloween costume. Two reputed gang members were arrested in the Halloween killing of a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he showed off his Spider-Man costume in his backyard, police said Friday.
Nov 05, 2010 20:42 EDT
Harrah's Laughlin settles with 5 bystanders in deadly 2002 biker brawl at southern Nev. casino. Harrah's Laughlin has settled with five bystanders for injuries suffered when a deadly brawl broke out in 2002 between rival biker gangs during a motorcycle rally at the southern Nevada casino-hotel.
Nov 05, 2010 20:00 EDT
1. Management company reports financial troubles at Hard Rock. Problems with meeting debt obligations are mounting.
Nov 02, 2010 04:05 EDT
Family: 5-year-old shot in head while showing off Halloween costume in LA yard has died. A 5-year-old boy died Monday after he was shot in the head by suspected gang members while showing off his Halloween costume in the backyard of his South Los Angeles home, family members said.
Oct 31, 2010 13:55 EDT
Honduran officials blame gang for football field massacre of 14 people. Honduras' vice minister for security says members of the Mara 18 gang apparently committed the slaying of 14 people on a football field.
Oct 30, 2010 21:00 EDT
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Gunmen opened fire on a group of people on a neighborhood sports field in northern Honduras and killed at least 14, authorities said on Saturday.
Oct 27, 2010 13:43 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters Life!) - It was Stephanie Lane's first day on the job as a waitress at Homegirl Cafe and the last thing she wanted to do was wait on the police.