Obama slams state of US politics in 1st post-presidency campaign stops, calls for rejection of Charlottesville hate
Former President Barack Obama made his much-anticipated first post-presidential appearance on the campaign trail Thursday, speaking at events for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia before elections there next month. Appearing at a rally in Richmond, Virginia with
Christie: Candidate's immigration comments in ad 'fair game'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending his lieutenant governor over a campaign ad that was blasted by former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden
Leader of violent street gang gets 10-year prison sentence
A Boston area leader of the violent Central American street gang MS-13 has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for a racketeering conspiracy involving assault, drug and firearms charges
Biden calls new Republican ad 'return of Willie Horton'
Former Vice President Joe Biden in New Jersey to back Democrat Phil Murphy in this year's gubernatorial contest critiqued a new GOP ad as "the return of Willie Horton."
Prosecutors: 8 charged in alleged gang conspiracy in DC area
Eight young men have been charged for their alleged roles in a gang racketeering conspiracy that operated in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C
Trump looms large over Virginia governor's race
President Donald Trump inserted himself into the Virginia governor’s race, tweeting support for the Republican candidate and an attack on the Democratic contender whom the president accused of “fighting for the violent MS-13 gangs & sanctuary cities .” Ralph Northam,who is running for Governor of
Feds announce charges against 3,800 alleged gang members
A federal operation dubbed “Regional Shield” has resulted in criminal charges against more than 3,800 alleged gang members in the U.S. and Central America, the Department of Justice announced today. Dismantling one particularly violent gang, the El Salvador -based group MS-13, has become a priority
One of FBI's Most Wanted fugitives captured in Virginia
The FBI confirmed on Saturday morning that after a four year manhunt it has captured one of the bureau’s 10 Most Wanted criminals, who was sought in connection with a brutal 2011 murder in New Jersey. Walter Yovany Gomez, whom the FBI refers to as a New Jersey gang member, was apprehended in
Black police chiefs on Trump's law-and-order speech: 'We are not thugs'
The leader of a major black law enforcement organization said he is worried that President Donald Trump 's recent comments on the use of force could damage the already-fragile relationship between police and minority communities. “We are not thugs -- we are professionals," Perry Tarrant, president
Sarah Sanders says Trump was joking about police brutality comment
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that President Trump was likely joking last week when he appeared to advise law enforcement officials not to worry about injuring suspects. “I believe he was making a joke at the time,” Sanders told reporters during a press briefing. During a