US prosecutors in Las Vegas charge 4 alleged MS-13 members

Federal criminal charges have been filed against four alleged MS-13 street gang members who police have said are responsible for 10 killings during the last year in and around Las Vegas, authorities said Wednesday.

The announcement by Interim U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson of one criminal case came two days after Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo in Las Vegas said the arrests of four adults and a 17-year-old who was being held as a juvenile broke up a murderous ring responsible for 10 slayings since March 2017.

Elieson said the four — all from El Salvador and ranging in age from 19 to 24 — face kidnapping, weapon and assault with intent to commit murder charges in the death of...