Tag: Gang-related crime

Ransomware gang threatens release of DC police records

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RICHMOND, Va. — A Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate that stole data from the Washington, D.C., police department says negotiations over payment have broken down and...

Man shot to death at Vancouver’s airport in gang incident

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RICHMOND, British Columbia — A man was shot to death at the Vancouver International Airport in what authorities said appeared to be a gang-related...

Mexican villages arm children in desperate bid for attention

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AYAHUALTEMPA, Mexico — The children in this mountain village usually spend their days caring for goats or cows and playing with their dogs. ...

EXPLAINER: Why the Colonial Pipeline hack matters

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NEW YORK — A cyberattack on a critical U.S. pipeline is sending ripple effects across the economy, highlighting cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the nation's aging...

Rio: At least 25 deaths during a police operation in a slum

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Police targeting drug traffickers raided a slum in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday and at least one officer and 24...

Rapper YFN Lucci among a dozen charged in RICO indictment

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ATLANTA — Rapper YFN Lucci is among a dozen people charged in a wide-ranging indictment in Atlanta targeting alleged members of the Bloods gang. ...

Police in North Macedonia bust ring selling drugs, weapons

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SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Police in North Macedonia have broken up a major criminal ring of drug, weapons and ammunition traffickers and arrested nine...

Montenegro arrests alleged criminal gang boss

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PODGORICA, Montenegro — Montenegro‚Äôs police have arrested an alleged boss of a criminal gang which has spread fear and bloodshed in the Balkans and...

Spain dismantles Chinese gang selling cannabis across Europe

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BARCELONA, Spain — Police in Spain said Tuesday they have dismantled one of the largest criminal gangs growing cannabis in the country and trafficking...

Surge in violence rattles Haiti as poverty, fear deepens

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The attack was brazen, streamed live on the internet: Men carrying big guns walked into a Holy Thursday church service, grabbed...