How a perfect storm of gangland chaos, segregated youth and a glut of weapons has turned Sweden into Europe's gun homicide capital.
Strongman President Nayib Bukele is taking credit for homicide numbers declining, but police say there’s more to the story.
Societal changes, gang infighting, and reduced tolerance has eroded the power of Japan's famous crime syndicates. But their downturn has also unleashed an outpouring of violence.
Japan’s largest organized crime group, the Yamaguchi-gumi, has officially split, creating the potential for a gang war on a scale unseen in Japan for decades.
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.