Crime

Mexican ex-cartel boss jailed for 28 years

A Mexican court has sentenced former drug lord Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, who headed one of the country's leading cartels, to 28 years in prison,...

Ex-principal faces Australia court on child sex abuse charges

A former principal accused of sexually abusing children at a Jewish ultra-Orthodox school in Australia appeared by video link on Monday on the...

Report of active shooter locks down US air base

A US Air Force base in the midwestern state of Ohio was in lockdown late Thursday following reports of an active shooter.

New Zealand tried for years to deport supermarket attacker : Ardern

New Zealand had been trying for years to deport an Islamic State-inspired radical who went on a frenzied stabbing attack, Prime Minister Jacinda...

IS-inspired attacker shot dead after New Zealand supermarket knife rampage

An Islamic State-inspired attacker injured six people in a New Zealand supermarket knife rampage Friday, before being shot dead by undercover...

Macron unveils 1.5 bn euro plan for struggling Marseille

French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a 1.5 billion euro plan on Thursday to help Marseille tackle crime and deprivation, as the southern...

Marseille’s drug crime in spotlight as Macron visits

Residents in some of Marseille's poorest crime-ridden districts pleaded with French President Emmanuel Macron for help on Wednesday as he visited...

California declares war on ‘ghost guns’

California is declaring war on "ghost guns" -- weapons kits sold on the internet without any system of control -- with Los Angeles on Tuesday...

Brazil bank robbers strap hostages to cars during deadly raid

Heavily armed gangsters strapped hostages to their getaway cars after robbing two banks in Brazil, in a rampage that left three people dead,...

Bobby Kennedy’s assassin granted parole in California

The man convicted of shooting dead Robert F. Kennedy in a 1968 assassination that rocked the United States was granted parole Friday.

Indonesia seizes tanker wanted over Cambodian oil heist

Indonesia's navy said Wednesday it has seized a tanker and its crew who were wanted on charges of stealing nearly 300,000 barrels of crude oil...

Two injured in acid attack at station in Tokyo

Two people suffered burns in an acid attack at a Tokyo subway station with the perpetrator still at large, police and local media said Wednesday.

More magistrates for Marseille after ‘explosion’ in drug crime

France's justice minister promised more magistrates for Marseille on Tuesday to help clear a backlog of cases as the port city deals with an...

Attempted murder probe over German university ‘poison attack’

German prosecutors launched an investigation into attempted murder on Tuesday after a poisoning at a university left one student in a critical...

Thailand takes kratom off illegal drug list

Thailand on Tuesday decriminalised kratom, a tropical leaf long used as a herbal remedy but which some health regulators around the world have...

Bali ‘suitcase killer’ set for early release : lawyer

An American woman convicted with her boyfriend of killing her mother and stuffing the body in a suitcase at a luxury Bali hotel is to be freed...

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