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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.

Latin Kings' Nationwide Leader Gets 60 Years in Prison

January 11, 2012
Augustin Zambrano, the highest ranking member of the Latin Kings, has received 60 years in federal prison for racketeering, narcotics trafficking, and other violent crimes. Zambrano, a "corona" of the Almighty Latin King Nation, was responsible for overseeing the illegal activities of all factions of the powerful street gang that counts about 10,000 members in Illinois.

Latin Kings: Power Struggle In the Kingdom?

April 18, 2011
There now seems to be a power struggle for the kingdom. The two major factions include the Kings Motherland Chapter whose members follow the Chicago ideology and the Bloodline Chapter, which is based in NYC and loyal to the founder of the N.Y. Latin Kings, Luis "King Blood" Felipe.

Convictions Deal 'Serious Blow' To Latin Kings

April 7, 2011
Augustin Zambrano, 51, was identified as the "corona" of the Almighty Latin King Nation gang based in Chicago during the six-week trial. Zambrano was convicted on racketeering conspiracy (RICO) and other charges including narcotics trafficking and related violence.

N.C. Latin Kings Claim Officers Violated Their Civil Rights

November 8, 2010
The gang alleges the Greensboro PD has "continually harassed members since 2005 because of their race, color or national origin by filing numerous baseless charges against them, subjecting them to discriminatory traffic stops, non-consensual searches and false arrests that use excessive force."

Field Interviews During Gang Stops

November 2, 2010
Whether I was recovering a weapon, apprehending a wanted gangster, documenting an association between gangsters, interrupting a drive-by shooting or gang fight, recording a gang member at a specific time, place and location, or developing rapport, they were all fruitful.

New York Gang Tortured and Sodomized Gay Man and Teens

October 11, 2010
Eight members of the Latin King Goonies stand accused of torturing and sodomizing a gay man, his older brother, and two teenagers in a savage anti-gay torture spree.

Latin King's Gang Signs

September 15, 2010

A Latin King member identifying himself as "King Chucho" of Yonkers, New York, displays a series of gang hand signs referencing the gang's crown iconography and known as "stacking crowns." The Latin Kings are a People Nation, as opposed to Folk Nation, gang that identifies with a three- or five-point crown. Its members often wear black and gold/yellow colors.

FBI Searches for Three New York Gang Members Wanted on Narcotics Charges

July 2, 2010
Wanted posters listing the names of the fugitives and those that have been captured has been made available to the public. Those who were indicted are suspected to be members of the Bloods and Latin Kings gangs.

Four Gang Members Charged with Attempted Murder of Chicago Officer

September 1, 2009
Four men were charged Sunday with allegedly trying to kill an off-duty Chicago police officer in a Southwest Side shooting that one police source said erupted when they mistook the gang-enforcement officer for a gang rival.

Latino Gang Tattoos

August 5, 2009

Tattoos are an excellent tool for law enforcement and corrections officers to use to identify known or suspected gang members. This gallery includes examples of tattoos worn by predominanly Latino gangs such as the Mexican Mafia, MS-13, and the Latin Kings. The number "13" is used because M (or La Eme) is the thirteenth letter of the alphabet and is used to signify the Mexican Mafia, which uses Sureños—gangs that swear allegiance to the Mexican Mafia—to carry out its orders from prison.

Charlotte Federal Anti-Gang Office Established

July 16, 2009
A permanent federal anti-gang office will open in Charlotte by the end of the summer, U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick announced Wednesday.

Four Month Nationwide Gang Sweep Nets 1,700 Arrests

October 3, 2008
Operation Community Shield mostly targeted Latin and Central American street gangs, including Surenos-13, MS-13, 18th Street Gang, and the Latin Kings.

Taking Gangs to Task

February 1, 2006

New York detective Ricky Smith has devoted his life to battling for control of the streets.

Working Gangs From Inside Prison

May 1, 1999

Approximately 55 officially titled "Security Risk Groups" (SRG) are being tracked at Rikers, including major national gangs such as the Latin Kings, the Bloods, the Crips, and the Neatas. The GIU is also tracking groups that are affiliated with organized crime and narcotics.

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