| Feb 22, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Rene Enriquez's eloquence on the subject of the Mexican Mafia prison gang has impressed many. He wrote two books on the topic, prosecutors used him as an expert witness in gang trials, and numerous law enforcement officials turned to him for training...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:19 PM
Five more members of a vigilante "self-defense" group were killed during the weekend in a spiral of violence sweeping parts of Mexico's troubled Michoacan state, showcased by the government in the last year as a security success story.
At least 25...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:01 PM
HARTFORD — A man who was sentenced earlier this month to 37 years in prison for a shooting that left a man paralyzed, was arraigned Friday on a charge of being an accessory to murder.
James Raynor, 31, was involved in the murder of Kenneth...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The man sitting in the back of the vehicle is wearing a light-colored shirt, a patterned tie and an air of authority.
He's headed to a conference in Anaheim to give a speech and, as trees, hedges and apartment buildings flash by, he rattles off a list...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:50 PM
While New York recently made headlines after going 12 days without a homicide, Chicago also is seeing a bit of a reprieve—going three days without a reported killing, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Chicago did not report a...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:37 PM
A possible gang-related shooting left two teens injured at an apartment complex near Texas Avenue and Americana Boulevard on Thursday, deputies said.
The shooting happened at Millenia West Apartments around 5:30 p.m., officials said.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:26 PM
A federal jury convicted five people and acquitted three others Thursday in a Baltimore jailhouse corruption case, ending a two-month trial that saw a parade of inmates, disgraced corrections officers and law enforcement officers describe an "upside-...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:11 AM
A violent barroom attack in 2012 involving people affiliated with Outlaws Motorcycle Club remains the subject of legal action in McHenry County.
The criminal charges against the men arrested in the fight are not at issue. Rather, a lawyer for Outlaws...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Tests have identified the remains of one of 43 trainee teachers abducted 10 weeks ago in southwestern Mexico, a source close to the investigation said on Saturday, apparently confirming a feared massacre the government has blamed on drug gang henchmen....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:16 PM
James Herard is more responsible for the November 2008 murder of Eric Jean-Pierre in Lauderhill than the person who actually pulled the trigger, and he deserves the harshest possible sentence for it, a Broward judge ruled Friday.
A smirking Herard, 25, a...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:50 PM
Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon reported a decrease in felonies charged by his office in 2014, continuing a trend that has seen nearly 1,000 fewer felony cases filed compared to four years ago.
McMahon offered a preliminary glimpse at...