My Kingdom Come: An LA Gangster Rap Story [Official Trailer] 2015

Streetgangs.com November 12, 2014 SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Official Trailer for My Kingdom Come: An LA Gangster Rap Story is a documentary about H-Crown, a South Los Angeles gang member who was recently released from prison after serving almost 5 years for armed robbery. As a youth he became a member of the Five Deuce […]

Rapper Big Paybacc gunned down in a Palmdale McDonald’s

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com November 07, 2014 Big Paybacc seemed as a gentle giant when I first met him in NoHo in the summer last year for an interview with Streetgangs. Yesterday, someone took his life as he sat inside a McDonald’s restaurant in Palmdale during lunch hour. Police say it was not a random […]

No decision made on release of Kendrec McDade shooting report

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By Lauren Gold / Pasadena Star-News Posted: 10/14/14, 5:08 PM PDT LOS ANGELES >> A superior court judge Tuesday delayed a decision on whether an independent report on the officer-involved shooting of 19-year-old Kendrec McDade should be released to the public. However, the judge, James Chalfant, said he would likely allow the release of a […]

Fifty-Two Members and Associates of San Bernardino Street Gang Targeted in Federal Drug Trafficking Indictment

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By IVN / Imperial Valley News Tuesday, 14 October 2014 22:17 RIVERSIDE, CA—After a federal grand jury issued a 90-page indictment, federal and state authorities today arrested 21 of 52 defendants linked to San Bernardino’s largest gang on narcotics-trafficking charges that allege numerous transactions involving methamphetamine and heroin. The indictment, which was unsealed this morning, […]

Actor who played Omar from the Wire to play Freeway Rick Ross

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By Stefani Camille WWW.streetgangs.com October 10, 2014 Who doesn’t know Michael Kenneth Williams, the 47 year old actor and director from Flatbush, New York. His most known and admired role was Omar Little from HBO’s the Wire and who now plays Albert “Chalky” White in another HBO hit series Boardwalk Empire. Get ready to watch […]

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

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Huffington Post Posted: 10/10/2014 7:30 am EDT LOS ANGELES — With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of […]

Police are claiming Ceebo’s protest video is a threat to the LAPD

Rapper Ceebo, family and friends of Ezell Ford, who was slain by the LAPD.

Streetgangs.com August 24, 2014 | 11:45 p.m. LOS ANGELES – In the wake of the officer involved shooting on 65th and Broadway, where Ezell Ford, 25, was shot and killed by two LAPD Officers out of the Newton Division as he was walking down the street, community protests have be energetic and forceful for several […]

Interim Sheriff Wants OIG Bound to LASD in Attorney-Client Relationship

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Taylor Walker (L.A. Witness) | July 11, 2014 SHERIFF SCOTT PUSHES FOR INSPECTOR GENERAL AND LASD TO HAVE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE Back in November, the LA County Board of Supervisors selected Max Huntsman to fill the newly established role of Inspector General for the Sheriff’s Department. County officials are still trying to establish what kind of […]

Los Angeles Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Fee Award

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NALFA | July 10, 2014 A recent L.A. Times story, “L.A. Asks High Court to Reverse Fee Award in Homeless Case,” reports that the City of Los Angeles has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a $700,000 fee award to lawyers for skid row homeless people who successful challenged a ban on sleeping in […]

MS-13 gang members and jihadists let in over the border as children

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Judi McLeod (Canada Free Press) | July 7, 2014 Not all of the tens of thousands of border rushers flooding the U.S. sleep with teddybears; not many of them would stand in awe at the appearance of border greeter Nancy Pelosi, and some would never be mollified by the lollipops distributed by Texas Rep. Sheila […]

LAPD detective Frank Lyga secretly recorded talking about killing black officer and criticizing the department

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By Stefani Camille Streetgangs.com Staff Writer June 13, 2014 Update: Interview with Brian Bentley, Kevin Gaines’ former partner, June 24, 2014 In March 1997, LAPD undercover detective Frank Lyga, shot and killed fellow LAPD Rampart CRASH officer Kevin Gaines in what was described as a “road rage” incident. According to Lyga, Gaines, who was not […]

IMPD: Gang recruiting ends in torture

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Bill McCleery (IndyStar) | May 21, 2014 A failed attempt to entice a man into a street gang ended in torture, according to court documents. The victim, a 20-year-old man, was held at gunpoint May 13 inside an Eastside home and handcuffed, beaten, burned with cigarettes and forced to play Russian roulette, police said. Police […]