Disco's Out... Murder's In! explores the story of La Mirada Punks, a group of loosely-organized criminals who became known for slam pit stabbings, murders at punk shows, and tarnishing the music scene.
After being convicted of 162 charges, the scion of a bygone era in organized crime—whom I got to know as he did time in a San Francisco jail—could be done for good.
In a year that has seen murder rise in New York, locals are trying to mediate between gang members—before it's too late.
Desmond Patton of Columbia University thinks that using an algorithm to identify which gang members are in distress or making threats could give social workers and others a chance to help them.
The movie, based on a Greek play and mostly written in rhyming couplets, throws a lot of stuff at the wall and hopes it sticks.
The gang's leader has garnered media attention before with statements like, "We have to burn out all the feminism and homosexuality from our Orthodox Christian country with hot steel."
The Essex Boys were thieves, cowards, and murderers, but their kids deserve to know who killed them.
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.