| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Several of the 21 defendants arrested across Lake County last month in “Operation Shut Down the Hustle” were arraigned in Lake County Circuit Court on Friday, pleading not guilty to charges that could land them in prison for life.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:03 AM
A fugitive connected to four killings, with ties to the local Toonerville gang and considered one of the Los Angeles Police Department’s most wanted criminals has been caught, federal authorities announced.
Eduardo Rodriguez, 35, was captured by...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Among the 15 suspected San Diego street-gang members charged in a string of shootings is Brandon Duncan, an aspiring rap singer.
Duncan, 33, who raps under the name Tiny Doo, is not accused of providing the guns or being present at the nine shootings...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 12:36 PM
On March 20, 1998, a happy baby named Christopher Capri Mullins was born to his parents, Consuela Holloway and Christopher Mullins. He was an early achiever who learned how to walk, talk and write ahead of his peers.
At Epes Elementary School Chris won...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:04 AM
For two days, a federal judge listened to inmates testify about allegedly rampant abuse at the Cook County Jail — from gang fights among prisoners to guards with hair-trigger tempers who use violence to instill fear and control.
Then last week the...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Lucas Cabassa, who was just 17 when he fatally shot a man during a south Bethlehem brawl, will spend 51 years to life behind bars, Northampton County Judge Craig Dally decided Thursday.
In handing down a sentence that would make Cabassa 70 years old...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Twenty-five members of an East Los Angeles street gang were arrested and five more were being tracked as fugitives as hundreds of agents swarmed the Eastside on Wednesday in an operation authorities said was aimed at weakening a gang that has been...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:04 PM
In October 2013, Silvia Padilla and her husband wired $8,000 to a coyote to smuggle their two daughters from Honduras to the United States. Gang violence in their hometown of Tegucigalpa was on the rise. In recent years, both girls had witnessed murders....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Twenty-two suspected gang members and associates were indicted Thursday on sex-trafficking charges that include allegations of forcing underage girls from schools in eastern San Diego County into prostitution.
The defendants recruited about 100 girls...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:47 PM
A dispute involving a gang member may have led to a shooting outside a Portland, Ore., high school that left four people injured, police said.
Taylor Zimmers, 16, remained in critical condition Friday night after gunfire erupted outside Rosemary...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Authorities in San Bernardino and Highland arrested 33 known gang members this month in an attempt to halt growing violence in those communities.
Those arrested are members of the Crips and Bloods, whose intense rivalry turned even more violent in...