| May 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Angel Corral is in many ways the new face of a city long known for its criminal gangsters and one of the world's highest homicide rates.
At 29, with pale green eyes and a can-do spirit, Corral is riding Ciudad Juarez's return to life, running three...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:47 PM
In his first visit to Chicago since becoming director of the FBI, James Comey said today he is “painfully aware” of the city’s seemingly intractable gun violence and plans to direct more federal resources at the problem.
Comey, who was...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:44 PM
A man convicted of attempted murder for opening fire on a rival gang member on the USC campus, injuring four, sobbed uncontrollably in court Friday after he was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison.
At one point, sheriff's deputies had to restrain...
| Apr 19, 2014
A man convicted of attempted murder for opening fire on a rival gang member on the USC campus sobbed in court Friday as he was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison.
At one point, sheriff's deputies had to calm Brandon Spencer as he banged his head on...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Two of three men charged with the 2011 slaying of 13-year-old Darius Brown, who was shot dead by gang gunfire while playing basketball on the South Side, have been convicted of his murder, authorities announced today.
Jamal Streeter, 21, and Aramis...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — We are driving into the meanest neighborhood in the murder capital of the hemisphere, if not the world.
"Roll down your windows," the driver says.
Edgardo seems to think it best that people see who we are as...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Long Beach police on Thursday identified a woman killed in a shooting and announced the arrest of the suspected assailant.
Authorities identified 54-year-old Monica Barboza as the vicitm of the shooting, which occurred after 10 p.m. Tuesday in the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:56 AM
A South Los Angeles gang member faces life in federal prison for executing a man in front of his son because the man happened to be Latino and in rival gang territory, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Rondale “P-Grump” Young, 30, was...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is beefing up patrols in Duarte after three shootings in two days left a teen and one man dead and another man wounded, authorities said Tuesday.
The latest shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. Monday,...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:32 PM
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is beefing up patrols in Duarte after three shootings in two days left two teens dead and another man wounded, authorities said Tuesday.
The latest shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. Monday, when a 16-year-old...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:17 AM
At 1:30 p.m. on a sunny December weekday, just down the hill from prestigious City College high school, shattered glass and blood stained the street.
Neighbors and passersby gathered on the fringes of the crime scene and watched as police officers began...