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'Animal House' Fraternity Criticized for Bloods and Crips Party

August 14, 2013
The Dartmouth College fraternity that inspired "Animal House" is in hot water for co-hosting a "Bloods and Crips" party with a sorority this summer.
<p>Photo of Astra 9mm pistol courtesy of NYPD.</p>

NYPD Officer Kills Armed 14-Year-Old Gang Member

August 5, 2013
The officer shot Shaaliver Douse just after 3 a.m. in Melrose when Douse kept firing a black Astra 9mm pistol after two uniformed officers yelled at him to drop the gun.
<p>Photo via Wikimedia.</p>

Unrepentant Killer Gets Death for NYPD Slaying

July 25, 2013
A cop killer who executed two undercover NYPD detectives has again been sentenced to death by a federal jury in a case that has drawn attention for the overturning of the first death sentence and his affair with a prison guard.

Ariz. Police Biker Club Officers Fired for Bar Fight

July 23, 2013
Several Arizona officers have been fired and others may face charges for their roles in a Prescott bar fight as members of the Iron Brotherhood police biker club.
<p>Miguel Trevino Morales seen in a 1998 image from a DEA wanted poster. Photo via Wikimedia.</p>

Zetas Mexican Cartel Leader Captured

July 16, 2013
Mexican Marines captured the brutal leader of the Los Zetas Mexican drug cartel early Monday in what U.S. drug enforcement officials called a major blow in the country's drug war.

NFL Player Accused of Murder Claims No Gang Ties

July 4, 2013
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has told Bristol County (Mass.) Sheriff's gang investigators he has no ties to organized street gangs as he faces murder charges in the death of a friend.

Atlanta's Street Gangs Emerged from Projects

June 7, 2013
Two street gangs in particular—the International Robbing Crew, one of the more violent in Atlanta's history, and 30 Deep, currently one of the city's most criminally prolific—have come to prove that Atlanta gangs are now different creatures.
<p>Photo courtesy of NYPD.</p>

NYPD Sgt. Arrests 2 at Scene Where He Was Shot

May 29, 2013
A New York City police officer arrested two wanted suspects during a visit to the Brooklyn neighborhood where he was shot in the head more than a year ago.
<p>Photo via ICE.</p>

Cartel Operators Plead Guilty In ICE Agents' Shooting

May 23, 2013
Four Los Zetas Cartel members entered guilty pleas today for participating in the ambush attack of ICE agents in Mexico in February of 2011. Special Agent Jaime Zapata was killed and Special Agent Victor Avila was wounded in the attack.

'Major' Cartel Drug Transporter Sentenced

May 13, 2013
A high-ranking member of Mexico's Gulf Cartel received a 35-year prison sentence for his role as a "major transporter" of cocaine and marijuana into the United States, the DEA announced.
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