Gang members start as pint-sized "grafters," some as young as 13, earning cash by growing cannabis crops in rented houses.
After decades of feuding, are Nova Scotia's two most infamous crime families finally finished killing?
After signing a waiver without realizing the implications, tattooed model Baz Black has found himself becoming famous in the weirdest way possible.
For his latest series 'Born Too Late', Sydney photographer Jesse Lizotte spent time with the infamous Japanese gangsters.
A recent article implied gang members in London were predominantly made up of black or Asian teenagers—which didn't seem right. So we asked some experts for their expert opinions.
Sam Duberry has been shot and stabbed, and spends his time trying to convince young people not to go down that path.
Chatting with Dick Lehr, author of Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal, which has been adapted into the new film starring Johnny Depp.
A neighbor claimed around 30 agents "tore [the house] up."
The legendary filmmaker on the upcoming film about the life of James "Whitey" Bulger, one of the most infamous gangsters in US history.
As this past summer began, according to police statistics provided to VICE, Denver had seen 12 gang-related deaths, up from three over the same period in 2014 and seven each for the start of 2013 and 2012.
This isn't new: The desperate and homeless have been soap-drinking for years. What is new is a BBC investigation linking the practice to deaths, which is, on the whole, quite bad.
We spoke to the people trying to save vulnerable young women from lives of exploitation and crime.
Violence in the NYC criminal landscape is increasingly dominated by small, neighborhood-based factions, though "super-gangs" like the Bloods and Crips linger.
Taking 'Playboy' out was a significant coup for cops here, but gang culture in Rio's favelas is so deeply rooted that bringing down its most charismatic leaders isn't enough to undermine the grip of violence.
The Lunada Bay Boys have been assaulting outsiders since the 1960s—and local police won't do anything to stop it.
A local clergyman makes a point of walking the street every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to do his part to keep the peace.
A spate of shootings in South LA since the emergence of the social media slogan—which refers to alleged plans by rival gangs to see who can rack up 100 kills first—has residents on edge.
Cell phones are prohibited at the 120-year-old prison, as is fighting, so there's an understandable amount of confusion and embarrassment surrounding the release of the footage on YouTube.
The FBI says that the mob is still an existential criminal threat in America. We asked some former Gambino family soldiers and two La Cosa Nostra experts if that's really the case in 2015.
In early June, Michael Lansu was laid off from the Chicago Sun-Times after almost two years keeping tabs on the Windy City's notorious gun violence.
France's underground motocross scene is growing in popularity, but the cops still hate them.
We spoke with Beatrice Codianni, a former inmate turned criminal justice advocate, about the realities of motherhood in prison, the show, and what Piper Kerman was like in jail.
We spoke to the director of Rubble Kings about the bad old days in the Bronx, how NYC gangs reached an historic truce, and whether his film will resonate with city kids today.
Drugs, guns, bombs, fights—it seems like the Simon City Royals are into all kinds of mischief in Mississippi.