Gang Violence

Nayib Bukele: president-elect disrupting Salvadoran politics

Former Leftist Nayib Bukele Wins Outsider Bid for Salvadoran Presidency

Nayib Bukele, the former mayor of San Salvador, won a commanding victory in El Salvador’s presidential election on Sunday. He won more votes than all three of his rivals combined. Bukele ran as an outsider determined to clean up corruption. His sweeping win could spell the end of El Salvador’s entrenched two-party system.

HPD Chase Gonzalez

Gang Members Busted for Alleged Pharmacy Burglary, Say Texas Cops

HOUSTON, Texas — Five men who police say are well-documented gang members teamed up to allegedly burglarize a pharmacy located on the city’s southwest side. Houston Police Department officers say they caught the group leaving the area of the burglary and they were carrying tools commonly used for such jobs.

Hidalgo County Sheriffs

Four Charged for Dismemberment of Drug Dealer Found in South Texas Makeshift Grave

EDINBURG, Texas — Three men and a woman are facing capital murder charges for their role in the kidnapping, torture, murder, and dismemberment of a local street-level drug dealer. The various body parts that made up the victim’s body were later found in a makeshift grave on a rural tract of land in South Texas.

Beloved Math Teacher Killed During Chicago Gang Violence

Beloved Math Teacher Killed During Chicago Gang Violence

A beloved middle school math teacher was killed by a stray bullet as she walked down a street in Chicago’s Rogers Park. The teacher became yet another casualty of the pervasive gang violence in the city.

Two handcuffed 15-year old Venezuelan teenagers (L) await as police officers talk at a police station after being arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in the district of Sucre, Caracas on March 27, 2009. Crime, violence and insecurity are major issues in Venezuela, considered by NGO Venezuelan Violence Observatory …

Venezuela: Nearly 10,000 Minors Killed in 2016

Venezuela, home to the deadliest city in the world, experienced the homicides of nearly 10,000 underaged individuals in 2016, and 35 percent of homicide victims were under the age of 20.