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Homeland Security Spearheads Arrest of 207 Narco Gangsters in Central America

U.S. Homeland Security exported its crime-fighting know-how on transnational gangs and helped nab over 200 known narcos and gang members in Central America. continue reading »

Top Latino Gangs in Chicago

Last year, 532 people were murdered in Chicago. Much of this violence can be attributed to gang violence throughout the city. According to reports, Latino gang membership is on the rise. With much of the gang activity occurring on the West Side, many of the Chicago gangs with joined alliances. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Mexican Mafia Gang Member Sentenced for Meth Trafficking in San Diego

Silvano Hernandez, Jr., a Mexican Mafia gang member from San Diego, was sentenced today to serve 210 months (17.5 years) after Hernandez plead guilty to conspiracy to participate in a racketeering operation. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Former Chicago Cop and Latin King Members Sentenced on Racketeering Charges

A former Chicago Police officer and two members of the Latin Kings street gang were sentenced this week in Indiana to serve prison time for their roles in a racketeering continue reading »

25 Texas Mexican Mafia Prison Gang Members Indicted for Multiple Crimes, Policeman Among 25

Alleged members or associates of the notorious Texas Mexican Mafia (TMM) prison gang have been indicted for trafficking in heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine; firearms violations; and for distributing explosive materials. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  One of New Mexico’s Most Wanted, Tommy Alvarado, Captured in Texas

Alvarado was the passenger in a vehicle that fled from the El Paso County Constable Precinct 6. When the Constable got the vehicle stopped Alvarado was taken into custody and found in possession of a firearm and methamphetamine. The Barrio Azteca Gang is the largest and most active prison gang in the El Paso area and was founded in the mid 1980's. continue reading »

16-Year Old Throws Party, 100 Norteño Gang Members Show Up to Party with Machetes

A party thrown by a 16-year old while he baby sat a 8, 10 and 13 year old got out of hand in Kings County, California, so much so that the Gang Task Force was called out. continue reading »

Parents of KIlled Suspect File Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Police

The parents of a Hispanic member of a street gang who was gunned down by police when he tried to evade arrest announced Friday that they are suing the Los Angeles Police Department. continue reading »

Latin Kings’ Leader Augustin Zambrano Sentenced to 60 Years, Implicated 20 Little Village Shootings

Evidence at trial included audio and video recordings of three beatings inflicted upon gang members for violating the rules and testimony documenting 20 shootings in the Little Village area continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Vicious Lopez Twins of Norteno Gang Captured by U.S. Marshals

Yesterday, Deputy U.S. Marshals and the Las Cruces Police Officers apprehended murder suspects Armando and Mando Lopez. The twin brothers are Norteno gang members wanted out of Los Banos, California for a double homicide that occurred at a night club in Los Banos on August 7. continue reading »

Latino MS-13 Gang Members Sentenced to Life for Scheme Taxing Drug Dealers & Killing Rivals

Five San Francisco-area members of the La Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang were sentenced this week to life in prison, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s continue reading »

Latin Kings and Queens Charged in 19 Killings, 2 Chicago Cops Named as Their Accomplices

Fifteen alleged members or associates of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queen Nation (Latin Kings) have been indicted for their alleged roles in a racketeering conspiracy in Hammond, Ind., and elsewhere, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer. continue reading »

Latino Gang Members Plead Guilty to Running Massive Cross-Border Illegal Enterprises

A member and an associate of the Barrio Azteca (BA) gang each pleaded guilty today to participating in a racketeering conspiracy involving, among other things, the March 13, 2010, murders in Juarez, Mexico continue reading »

‘Operation Black Flag’ Nabs 99 Hispanic CA Prison Gang Members for Intimidation & Drug ‘Taxing’

Operation Black Flag, a multi-agency California-based investigation, netted a total of 99 defendants including 69 people in 57 federal indictments and 26 people in seven Orange County criminal complaints. continue reading »

Latino Gang Tried to Rid Entire California City of Its African-American Residents

Unsealed Tuesday, a federal racketeering indictment reveals that a Latino gang was working towards ridding a town in southern California of it’s black residents. continue reading »

Immigration Officials Arrest 20,000th Gang Member in Their 5-Yr Initiative

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced today the arrests of 678 gang members and associates from 133 different gangs during, continue reading »