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  Photo via US Attorney's Office. See:  Authorities: Fugitive arrested in elderly man disguise

Photo via US Attorney's Office. See: Authorities: Fugitive arrested in elderly man disguise


T shooting victim was a known gang member, police investigating possible feud between rival gangs: A law enforcement source with knowledge of the case identified the shooting victim and intended target as Mauricio Ordaz, 29, a known affiliate of Boston’s 18th Street gang. January 20, 2016

Feds ‘dismantle’ violent street gang MS-13 in early morning raids: Gang members are suspected of committing five murders, federal officials said. January 29, 2016

How violent street gang MS-13 operates in Massachusetts: “Mata, viola, controla’’ -- kill, rape, control -- is their motto. January 29, 2016

Law enforcement moved 16-year-old out of Chelsea before his brutal murder:
Court records indicate MS-13 gang members kidnapped the teen and murdered him in East Boston after he assisted authorities in his own stabbing investigation. April 6, 2016

Charges dropped against man accused in MS-13 murder case: Marvin Melgar was initially charged with murdering Christofer de la Cruz in a federal gang sweep, but his case has since been dismissed. April 6, 2016

Man wrongfully charged in brutal MS-13 murder is one step closer to freedom: Marvin Melgar’s attorney said his client’s wrongful arrest in a MS-13 gang sweep could be grounds for asylum. April 7, 2016

Inside MS-13’s secret initiation rituals and internal feuds: Court records shed light on the inner-workings of the violent street gang along the East Coast. April 21, 2016

Auburn police officer fatally shot during traffic stop; suspect dead: The suspect later shot and injured a state trooper before police returned fire, authorities said, May 22, 2016

Alleged Boston gang associate gets 8 years—but his sentence could increase,July 6, 2016

Serial bank robber sentenced to 11 years, July 6, 2016

Man pleads not guilty to manslaughter in fatal brawl, July 7, 2016

Suspect in 29-year-old murder case held without bail, July 7, 2016

Former Boston Public Schools teacher’s assistant appears in court for discrimination case: Jacqueline Weaver-Ferguson is suing the district for its response to a physical altercation at a holiday party, July 8, 2016

Protesters march on Roxbury streets over police shootings,July 10, 2016

Suspect in East Boston murder held without bail, July 11, 2016

Rachelle Bond’s attorney attempts to bolster case of ‘coercion’, July 12, 2016

Authorities: MS-13 gang founder in Massachusetts sentenced, July 13, 2016

Pair found guilty of sexual assault captured on Snapchat, July 19, 2016

Pokemon players plead guilty to gun chargesJuly 21, 2016

Alleged child rapist arraigned after return to US, July 25, 2016

Case against alleged large-scale Rhode Island cocaine ring moves forward, July 25, 2016

Man linked to Tsarnaev gun sentenced on weapons charges, July 26, 2016

Man charged with threatening to burn down Boston mosque, July 26, 2016

Man facing drug charges sees newborn son for first time in federal court, July 28, 2016


Hull man charged with armed assault with intent to murder, July 28, 2016

Al Gore’s daughter appears in court after West Roxbury protest arrest, July 29, 2016


Spurred by fentanyl, fatal opioid overdoses increase in Massachusetts, August 3, 2016

Alleged La Cosa Nostra associates charged with extortion, August 4, 2016

Overdose at W Hotel leads to meth seizure, August 9, 2016

Alleged one-time leader of Springfield Latin Kings sentenced, August 10, 2016

Everett man pleads guilty in murder-for-hire scheme, August 12, 2016

UPS employee charged in Puerto Rico-based cocaine distribution scheme, August 15, 2016

Man facing child rape charges held on $1M bail, August 16, 2016

Authorities: Former ‘enforcer’ of Mass. Latin Kings sentenced, August 18, 2016

Judge orders FBI, Ortiz to turn over documents on Mass. Joint Terrorism Task Forces, August 17, 2016

Authorities: Fugitive arrested in elderly man disguise, August 19, 2016

Man charged in East Boston murder held without bail, August 22, 2016

DA: FBI agent, Boston officer justified in shooting terror suspect Usaamah Rahim, August 24, 2016

Convicted rapist held on $500K bail in South End assault, August 24, 2016