Federal prosecutors say three rival Los Angeles gangs united and conspired to control drug trafficking and carried out crimes that included murder and extortion.
The former leader of a notorious street gang in Los Angeles has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for racketeering involving killings of a rival gang member and one of his own underlings.
“Die Hard” director John McTiernan must surrender to the feds by April 3 to begin serving a one-year prison sentence for lying to FBI agents.
A Mexican police officer pleaded guilty Friday in a drug smuggling case and admitted he hired a fellow officer to run a hit squad on behalf of a Tijuana-based drug cartel, prosecutors said.
A man authorities say headed a vast network of Armenian gangsters has pleaded guilty in New York to racketeering charges.
James “Whitey” Bulger, a former mob boss who eluded prosecution for 16 years, pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering charges that accuses him of participating in 19 murders.
Accused murderer James “Whitey” Bulger will not have to pay for an attorney after a federal judge decided the onetime crime boss meets the requirements for a court appointed lawyer.
Dozens of people on both coasts have been charged by Manhattan prosecutors in a $100 million Medicare fraud scheme.