Gang-related crime

President Donald Trump, left, arrives for an event on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 22, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to cast doubt Friday on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their families at the border, dismissing "phony stories of sadness and grief" while asserting the real victims of the nation's immigration crisis are Americans killed by those...
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June 11, 2018 - 5:15 pm
CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say gang members trying to kill a rival who had already been wounded in two separate shootings instead killed a 14-year-old girl at his South Carolina home. Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood said Jada Jones died at a hospital Sunday night a short time after six...
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A poster at a news conference shows suspects captured and at large as authorities announce indictments against the Mexican Mafia in Los Angeles Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Leaders of the notorious Mexican Mafia "gang of gangs" were charged Wednesday with running a government-like operation to control drug trafficking from inside Los Angeles County jails that included ordering violence against those who didn't obey. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
May 23, 2018 - 9:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wielded the power in the underworld behind bars. The organization made up of leaders from various Latino gangs operated like an illegal government, collecting "taxes" on smuggled drugs, ordering hits on...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy at Morrelly Homeland Security Center, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Bethpage, N.Y. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 23, 2018 - 7:01 pm
BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) — Describing gang violence inflicted by MS-13 members in chilling and gruesome detail, President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to make "radical" changes to U.S. aid practices by withholding government assistance from countries whose citizens enter the United States illegally. "We...
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May 18, 2018 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three defendants identified by prosecutors as high-ranking members of the Bloods gang have been convicted in a federal court in North Carolina on racketeering conspiracy charges. The U.S. Justice Department said 45-year-ol Pedro Gutierrez, 44-year-old James Baxton and 42-year-old...
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This 2017 photo from a prior arrest provided by the Chicago Police Department, shows Ernesto Godinez. Federal authorities charged Godinez Tuesday, May 8, 2018 in the shooting of an ATF agent in Chicago last week. Godinez, made a brief appearance Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Chicago to hear the charges against him. A complaint charges him with forcible assault of a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent in the Friday shooting. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
May 08, 2018 - 1:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 27-year-old known gang member has been arrested and charged in the shooting of an ATF agent in Chicago, making his first appearance in U.S. District Court on Tuesday with dozens of federal agents crowding spectator benches. Ernesto Godinez is charged with forcible assault of a...
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This undated photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Travis Ricci. Ricci, who authorities said was a member of a white supremacist group, is being tried in Phoenix on a murder charge in a woman's 2009 shooting death. Prosecutors say the woman, who was white, was killed because Ricci was upset that she was dating a black man. Ricci is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence in an unrelated case for aggravated assault and misconduct involving weapons. (Arizona Department of Corrections via AP)
May 06, 2018 - 11:32 am
PHOENIX (AP) — An interracial couple was walking near a Phoenix park when authorities say a shirtless neo-Nazi began angrily yelling a racial slur and harassing the black man in the couple over dating a white woman. Authorities say the men exchanged tense words before Travis Ricci rushed back to a...
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May 05, 2018 - 8:04 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 14 suspected drug smugglers and confiscated 3,700 kilos of hashish in a drug bust in southern Spain. Police said Saturday they also confiscated three speedboats, a fishing boat and a yacht they suspected the gang used to smuggle the drugs from...
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A migrant father and child, who traveled with the annual caravan of Central American migrants, rest where they set up camp to wait for access to request asylum in the US, outside the El Chaparral port of entry building at the US-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, April 30, 2018. About 200 people in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers waited on the Mexican border with San Diego for a second straight day on Monday to turn themselves in to U.S. border inspectors, who said the nation's busiest crossing facility did not have enough space to accommodate them. (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)
May 01, 2018 - 1:01 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — U.S. border inspectors allowed in the first wave of Central American asylum-seekers to enter the country for processing Monday after a temporary impasse over lack of space to accommodate them. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it processed hundreds of asylum-seekers in...
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Central Americans who travel with a caravan of migrants embrace in Tijuana, Mexico, before crossing the border and request asylum in the United States, Sunday, April 29, 2018. A group of Central Americans who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration - only to have U.S. immigration officials announce that the San Diego crossing was already at capacity. (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)
April 29, 2018 - 10:34 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A group of Central Americans who journeyed in a caravan to the U.S. border resolved to turn themselves in and ask for asylum Sunday in a direct challenge to the Trump administration — only to have U.S. immigration officials announce that the San Diego crossing was already at...
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