Keegan Hamilton

drug war

El Chapo’s Son Was Captured — Then Freed After the Cartel Attacked

The Sinaloa cartel leader’s son was detained by the Mexican military but released amid a shootout.
Keegan Hamilton
10.18.19
solitary confinement

From 'The Alcatraz of the Rockies' to the Streets

The U.S. sends “the worst of the worst” to ADX Florence. This is what happens when they get out.
Keegan Hamilton
8.28.19
Sinaloa Cartel

A Cartel Kingpin’s Son Just Claimed His Prize for Testifying Against El Chapo

Vicente Zambada, who has admitted to ordering people killed, was sentenced to 15 years and could walk free in under 5.
Keegan Hamilton
5.31.19
El Chapo

El Chapo's prosecutors say our interview with a juror isn't enough to get him a new trial

A VICE News story was "Exhibit A" in a new court filing that seeks to prevent the kingpin's conviction from being overturned.
Keegan Hamilton
5.1.19
Chapo: Kingpin on Trial

El Chapo wants a new trial, asks court to investigate alleged juror misconduct

The drug kingpin’s lawyers cited jurors' alleged consumption of news, as described by an anonymous juror in an interview with VICE News.
Keegan Hamilton
3.26.19
opiods

America's overdose crisis keeps getting worse. Fentanyl isn’t the only drug to blame.

Deaths caused by the synthetic opioid doubled every year from 2013 to 2016, a new study found.
Keegan Hamilton
3.21.19

BREAKING: El Chapo found guilty, faces life in a U.S. prison

The anonymous jury convicted the kingpin on all 10 counts related to his drug smuggling empire.
Keegan Hamilton
2.12.19
immigration

“They basically disappeared him”

How Trump is using a refugee agency to jail immigrant kids
Keegan Hamilton
6.26.18
MS-13

Trump called immigrants “animals” and the White House isn’t backing down

Instead of apologizing, the White House used "animals" nine times in a press release about the MS-13 gang.
Keegan Hamilton
5.22.18
NORTH KOREA

PHOTOS: Here's what it was like inside Pyongyang during Kim Jong Un's charm offensive

“The reality is nobody knows what’s happening in Pyongyang.”
Keegan Hamilton
5.7.18
NORTH KOREA

WTF happens now with North Korea?

We asked an expert who understands Trump.
Keegan Hamilton
4.27.18
refugees

Trump has banned Muslim refugees. These numbers prove it.

“Extreme vetting really means no refugees. It’s code for no refugees.”
Keegan Hamilton
4.25.18
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