El Chapo conviction upheld

(NEW YORK) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. Joaquin Guzman sought to overturn his conviction in Brooklyn federal court on ten grounds. The appellate court concluded "none of these claims has merit." Among... Read More.

El Chapo’s wife sentenced to 3 years in prison

(NEW YORK) -- The wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine, meth, heroin and marijuana for import into the U.S; money-laundering and helping run the Mexican drug cartel in which her husband... Read More.

El Chapo appeals his conviction, argues for new trial

(NEW YORK) -- Lawyers for the drug kingpin known as El Chapo argued Monday for a new trial, insisting "breathtaking jury misconduct" and an "unparalleled set of stifling defense restrictions" marred his conviction. Joaquin Guzman, 64, was sentenced to life in prison after he was... Read More.