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Cartel Leader El Chapo Gets Life in Federal Prison

“Why did we go to trial?” Guzmán asked rhetorically. “Why didn’t you sentence me on day one?” Sentencing judge Brian Cogan provided the answer in handing down the maximum sentence, citing the “mountain” of evidence presented against Guzman.

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Federal Prosecutors Allege CA MS-13 Members Committed Gruesome Murders

Four people were killed in the Angeles National Forest by members of the Fulton clique wielding machetes, baseball bats and knives, the indictment alleges. Along with a slaying in the Malibu hills and another in Whitsett Fields Park in North Hollywood — the clique’s “stronghold,” prosecutors said — the six killings were committed by gang members hoping to gain entry into or advance within the clique’s ranks, according to the indictment.

FBI Investigating Deputy "Gangs" in LA County Sheriff’s Department

The FBI is investigating a secret society of tattooed deputies in East Los Angeles as well as similar gang-like groups elsewhere within the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CA City Discusses Paying Gangmembers to Leave the Life, Reduce Violence

“The way the program works is a community organization and community leaders identified these individuals, sign them up for mentorship programs for job programs, monitor them make sure they stay out of trouble,” says Miguel Arias, Fresno City Council member for District 3.

Jury Finds Five Gang Members Guilty in Slaying of Young NYPD Explorer

Five gang members were convicted of first-degree murder Friday for killing a 15-year-old aspiring New York Police Department officer on the night of June 20, 2018.

MS Gang Threatens Officers Over Fatal Memphis Shooting

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety released a bulletin to law enforcement on Thursday evening warning of the threat by the Gangster Disciples street gang.

Chicago Mayor Spreads Rumor of Police Indifference to Memorial Day Weekend Violence

“You know, there were rumors floating around about — and I didn’t verify this — but rumors floating around that they were telling their officers, ‘Don’t do anything. Over Memorial Day weekend, don’t intercede,’” Lightfoot said on CAN-TV’s “Chicago Newsroom” program.

Crooks at Your Local Library

Public libraries have become havens for a vast assortment of people, many of whom are actual or potential criminals.

MS-13 Lures El Salvador Police into Bomb Ambush with Fake Body in Vehicle

The attack came after suspected gang members killed two police officers and three soldiers over the weekend. All were off-duty when they were attacked. Some were playing sports.

CA Officers Take Black Powder Gun from Gang Member

The police report lists the gun as a .44 Magnum. The image details that it was a replica Model 1858 New Army .44-caliber cap-and-ball revolver of the kind made by a number of Italian firms, chiefly for the collector market.