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ATF Agent Shot, Critically Injured in Undercover Operation

June 8, 2018
ATF agents from the Chicago Field Division were "ambushed" while conducting an undercover operation in Gary, IN, ATF Agent Brendan Iber said in a news conference.
<p>Multiple warrants were served as part of Operation Dirty Thirds. Photo: CBS LA screenshot.</p>

Video: FBI Raids Target Mexican Mafia's L.A. Jail Drug Trafficking

May 24, 2018
Authorities arrested dozens of people Wednesday as part of Operation Dirty Thirds, a multi-agency dragnet targeted at a Los Angeles County jail drug trafficking scheme controlled by the Mexican mafia.

Feds Charge California Officer with Tipping Off Mexican Mafia, Armenian Gangs

May 17, 2018
According to the complaint, Balian was interviewed several times by federal agents last year where he repeatedly made false statements and misrepresentations about his alleged links to local criminal figures, including Jose Loza, a Mexican Mafia member and “shot-caller” for the Canta Ranas street gang.
<p>Ernesto Godinez, a reputed Almighty Saints gang member, is charged with attacking an ATF agent with a deadly weapon. (Photo: Chicago PD)</p>

Reputed Gang Member Charged in Chicago Shooting of ATF Agent

May 8, 2018
U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria Valdez ordered Ernesto Godinez, a reputed Almighty Saints gang member, held in custody until a detention hearing May 17. He was charged with forcibly assaulting an ATF agent with a deadly weapon and faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

MS-13 Directs Members to 'Take Out a Cop'

April 19, 2018
MS-13 has directed its members to "take out a cop" in a directive that has police on high alert across the New York area, according to a new memo.
<p>An inmate took cellphone video of the prison riot. (Photo: WSOC-TV screenshot)</p>

Cellphones Helped Start Deadly SC Inmate Riot, Prison Chief Says

April 16, 2018
Corrections Director Bryan Stirling said cellphones helped stir up trouble Sunday night at the Lee Correctional Institute in Bishopville. He says the fights started in one unit and appeared to be contained before suddenly starting in two more units.
<p>Two Aurora, IL, officers were wounded in a shootout that ended with the suspect dead.</p>

Video: 2 Officers Injured, Man Dead in Illinois Shootout

March 23, 2018
The Aurora Police Department says two special operations investigators followed a vehicle they'd spotted leaving a suspected gang house and pulled it over.

Judge Blocks Los Angeles Gang Enforcement Program

March 16, 2018
The order is believed to mark the first time a judge has blocked Los Angeles officials from enforcing the injunctions, which were born from a time in the late 1980s and '90s when gang activity in the city gained national attention. Their use has been credited by law enforcement with helping reduce gang-related crime.
<p>Gang member&nbsp;Siale Angilau charges at a witness with intent to attack him with a pen during a 2014 trial.&nbsp;Angilau was shot and killed by a U.S. Marshal.&nbsp;</p>

Video: Judge Releases Footage Showing Marshal Shooting Suspect That Attacked Witness in Utah Court

March 13, 2018
The 24 seconds of video shows Siale Angilau, a member of the Tongan Crips gang, standing up at the defense table, grabbing a pen or pencil, then running to the witness stand and hurtling himself over it.
<p>A Marietta, GA, police officer conducting a traffic stop was dragged down the road for more than a mile at high speeds. </p>

Video: Georgia Officer Dragged 1 Mile While Suspects Toss Guns from Car

March 9, 2018
A Marietta, GA, police officer conducting a traffic stop was dragged down the road for more than a mile at high speeds.
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