This undated photo from a wanted poster released by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Pedro Flores, left, and his twin brother, Margarito Flores. The brothers are scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, Jan, 27, 2015, at federal court in Chicago on drug trafficking charges. The Flores twins cut dea…
CHICAGO — In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico’s most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North America.
Traffickers will use any means to smuggle heroin and other drugs into the United States.
Decision nullified the awarding $173,000 to Jay Dobyns, the retired ATF agent.
Notorious mob boss James 'Whitey' Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in Congress, plus 5 years on "K" Street. Convicted of racketeering, murder, extortion, money laundering and obstruction of justice the court ruled, “ this heartless sociopath , who amassed millions, is more than qualifie…
A Tucson woman who was part of an organized shoplifting crew was sentenced to two years in prison on Monday.
A Sept. 10 sentencing date has been set for a Mexican man who pleaded guilty in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death revealed the botched “Fast and Furious” gun-smuggling investigation.
PHOENIX – A man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his murder conviction in a 2010 beheading of a man in Arizona who police say had stolen drugs from a Mexican drug cartel.
CHICAGO — A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city’s new Public Enemy No. 1 — the same notorious label assigned to Al Capone at the height of the Prohibition-era gang wars.
PHOENIX — Two men are set for sentencing Monday in Phoenix for their acknowledged roles as “straw buyers” for a gun smuggling ring that was monitored in the government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
PHOENIX — A federal judge is scheduled to sentence a woman today who admitted to aiding at a gun smuggling ring that was monitored in the government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration declared the ultra-violent street gang MS-13 to be an international criminal group on Thursday, an unprecedented crackdown targeting the finances of the sprawling U.S. and Central American gang infamous for hacking and stabbing victims with machetes.
Inspector General Michael Horowitz referred over a dozen people for possible disciplinary action for their roles in Operation Fast and Furious. A report on the operation released today did not criticize Attorney General Eric Holder.
A former captain of the Bonanno crime family has been sentenced
in New York to 10 years in prison for his role in a pair of mob