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Organized Crime

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  • Imprisoned gang leader's daughter sentenced in racketeering case

    The daughter of an imprisoned Mexican Mafia member who relayed information between her father and various South Los Angeles gangs was sentenced to prison Monday on racketeering charges.
  • Correction: Honduras-Drug Arrest story

    In a story March 13 about the capture of a Honduran businessman accused of drug trafficking, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the U.S. had requested his extradition. Honduran officials say they have not received any such request. A...

    Mexican police grab latest Zetas leader in wealthy suburb

    Mexican police and soldiers on Wednesday captured Omar Trevino Morales, widely considered to be the most important leader of the Zetas drug cartel that once carved a path of brutal bloodshed along the country's northern border with the U.S. National...

    Older brother likely to succeed captured Zetas leader, officials say

    NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico The heir apparent of Mexico's most ruthless criminal organization the Zetas is an ex-con who spent more time in a Dallas suburb and later in federal prison than on the mean streets of this border town, the group's base of operations....

    Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez

    Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police as he tried to sneak out of a house wearing a baseball cap and a scarf...