CC by 2.0, via Sr Atlantico on FlickrJamaica-based Capleton is one artist whose travel plans could be affected by Kingston's state of emergency.Kingston, Jamaica is under siege. The city is the current battleground for a standoff between authorities and gang members sympathetic to an alleged drug ... More >>
In 2008, a New Times investigation brought you the story of the growing problem of South American gangs targeting local jewelers in violent robberies.
Illustration for New Times Broward-Palm Beach by Kyle T. Webster"Highly organized South American theft gangs" are targeting local merchants, ... More >>
Miami Police arrested four young suspects, including two teenage girls, on suspicion of robbing a Little Havana man at gunpoint early this morning.Salene Cala, age 14, and Estefay Ferrera, 16, were arrested after police pulled their car over just after 6:30 a.m. They're accused of helping an ... More >>
Do I get five years in the slammer for posting this? Thanks to a law championed by a former Miami-Dade Police officer, two Florida men face up to five years in prison for photos allegedly showing gang signs posted to their MySpace accounts. The whole thing is ridiculous. Taxpa ... More >>
In the early morning hours of Jan. 8, 2008, in a dark alley off South Glades Drive, a gang member named Andrew James Rolle walked up to a white Ford Taurus and blasted the man inside to death.The driver was an off-duty Miami detective named James Walker, and his murder helped fuel a joint local a ... More >>
Alex Izaguirre Cigarette and Black-N-Mild smoke wafted throughout the already stifling hot warehouse at 19100 SW 106 Ave. in unincorporated Miami-Dade. It was shortly after 9 p.m. this past June 20 when more than 100 relatives, friends, and members of the street gang Latin Syndicate filed into Bad D ... More >>