Two men pleaded not guilty on Thursday – one to 141 counts of first-degree murder – in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who performed at President Barack Obama’s inaugural festivities days before she died. Both Michael Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams, 20, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, attempted murder, aggravated discharge [...]
A millionaire tech investor killed during a November home invasion of his Monte Sereno mansion was set up by an escort who tipped off two reputed Oakland gang members charged with his murder, according to law enforcement sources.
WINSTON-SALEM — An indicted gang member testified today that another gang member told him that Latin Kings leader Jorge Cornell tried to set him up and wanted to attack him with a machete. Marcelo Ysrael Perez told a jury Thursday in the federal racketeering trial of Cornell and six other Latin Kings of a jailhouse [...]
PHILADELPHIA – Key figures in a violent, ruthless robbery gang have been sentenced to several lifetimes in prison. The defendants, both in their 20′s, were convicted of their roles in about a dozen armed pharmacy and home invasion robberies in 2009 and 2010. John Bowie has been sentenced to 246 years in prison and co-defendant [...]