- Orleans jury convicts gang leader of racketeering, drug plot Updated: May-29-16 7:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A 36-year-old New Orleans man described as the head of a murderous drug gang has been convicted of racketeering and drug conspiracy.
- Spike in crime in Las Vegas spurs search for causes, cures Updated: May-27-16 3:13 am
LAS VEGAS - From shootings on the Strip to the killing of a liquor store clerk who couldn't open a safe to an April weekend that saw five slayings in separate cases, crime is spiking in the shadows in Las Vegas - and spurring questions about causes and cures.
- Pretrial hearings approach for alleged gang members Updated: May-23-16 7:42 am
ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana - Fourteen alleged members or associates of an Alexandria gang have been named in an eight-count indictment.
- El Salvador reiterates opposition to gang dialogue Updated: May-10-16 7:26 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - A spokesman for El Salvador President Salvador Sanchez Ceren says he has no plans to fire his interior secretary following the release of an audio recording of the then legislator meeting with gang leaders.
- Pittsfield police say gangs responsible for recent violence Updated: May-06-16 7:36 am
PITTSFIELD, Massachusetts - Pittsfield's police chief is blaming gang activity for a recent spate of violence in the city.
- El Salvador arresting negotiators of now defunct gang treaty Updated: May-03-16 9:03 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - The Attorney General's Office said Tuesday that arrest warrants have been issued for 21 people tied to a 2012 gang treaty that temporarily lowered El Salvador's homicide rate.