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Former Calif. Deputy Who Smuggled Heroin Burrito Sentenced

June 28, 2012
A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was believed to be trying to smuggle heroin, stuffed inside a burrito, into a courthouse jail was sentenced Monday to two years in jail.
<p>Photo: Denver PD</p>

Denver Cop's Alleged Killer Claims Gang Membership

June 26, 2012
The man accused of shooting a Denver police officer to death at a jazz concert claimed to be a member of the Park Hill Bloods street gang when he was booked into jail.

Chicago Hires Peace Group to Stem Gang Killings

June 26, 2012
The city will give the group a one-year grant for $1 million to hire 40 "interrupters" who will mediate conflicts in the Ogden and Grand Crossing districts, where gun violence has spiked.
<p>Denver Police Officer Celena Hollis. Photo: Denver PD</p>

Denver Officer Shot, Killed at Jazz Concert

June 25, 2012
Officer Celena Hollis succumbed to wounds from the shooting, which occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday at the City Park Jazz concert. Police believe Rollen Oliver, 21, shot Officer Hollis in the head.
<p>This AT-4 rocket launcher was seized by LASD deputies on Wednesday. Photo: LASD</p>

L.A. County Deputies Recover Rocket Launcher

June 21, 2012
A search warrant served Wednesday at a Southern California home resulted in the seizure of a military rocket launcher, drugs, and ammunition by Los Angeles County Sheriff's gang deputies.
<p>Photo: POLICE file</p>

Supreme Court Rules On Cocaine Sentencing

June 21, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that two Chicago drug dealers should have been sentenced under a 2010 law that reduced the disparity of sentencing for crack and powder cocaine.
<p>Photo: F.A.D.E.</p>

Ky. Department Credits Task Force for Drug Bust

June 19, 2012
A northern Kentucky police department credits the Fivco Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (F.A.D.E.) for the arrest of four suspects trafficking prescription pills from Detroit.

Video: Chicago's Top Cop Explains Rising Murder Rate

June 19, 2012
The rash of shootings and spike in murders in Chicago this year can be attributed to the city's 59 gangs and more than 600 gang sets, Police Superintendant Garry McCarthy told CBS News.

Zetas Cartel Accused of Laundering Money With Horses

June 13, 2012
A federal grand jury has indicted Los Zetas cartel members in a conspiracy to launder drug proceeds by purchasing, training, breeding, and racing American quarter horses in the United States.

Hells Angels Members Indicted In 91-Count RICO Probe

June 8, 2012
Officers serving warrants arrested 19 Hells Angels members in North Carolina and South Carolina on Thursday and charged them with 91 counts of operating a criminal conspiracy, the FBI announced.
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