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A big break, law enforcement officials said, came when they were able to get one of the devices into the hands of Hakan Ayik, an…View More Hundreds Arrested in Global Sting Using App Run by F.B.I.
GUARERO, Venezuela — They bring drinking water to residents in the arid scrublands, teach farming workshops and offer medical checkups. They mediate land disputes, fine…View More Terrorist Group Steps Into Venezuela as Lawlessness Grows
BELGRADE — Shortly after arresting a man suspected of leading a criminal gang last month in connection with a series of killings involving beheadings and…View More Arrests Shake Up a Soccer Scene in Serbia Ruled by Gangsters and ‘Gravediggers’
Another way for gangsters to get guns is by paying a “straw buyer,” or someone with a clean record, to buy a firearm. If caught,…View More Slow the Iron River of Guns to Mexico
Background reading There are a lot of ways to listen to The Daily. Here’s how. Transcripts of each episode are available by the next workday.…View More The Daily: A Mother Stalked Her Daughter’s Killers Across Mexico
SAN FERNANDO, México — Miriam Rodríguez empuñó la pistola en su bolsa al correr entre el gentío matutino en el puente internacional hacia Texas. Cada…View More Acechó a los asesinos de su hija por todo México, uno a uno
She went to the authorities — local, state and federal — but none would help her. She carted her files everywhere, like a door-to-door salesperson…View More She Stalked Her Daughter’s Killers Across Mexico, One by One
William I. Aronwald died on Oct. 29. If not for the ineptitude of a couple of mob hit men, he might never have made it…View More William Aronwald, Target of a Botched Mob Hit, Dies at 79