Brik Boy Crips in Northside Long Beach address Snoop Dogg situation

STREETGANGS.COM | April 15, 2016 Long Beach, CA -50 Blue from North Side Long Beach, Brik Boy Crips talks about life on the Northside of Long Beach, just south of the City of Compton near the Carmelita Projects. He also address the Snoop Dogg issues about him not being able to come back to Long […]

Two men plead not guilty in Montecito Heights killings of two teens

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Joseph Serna | April 12, 2016 Two alleged gang members pleaded not guilty Tuesday to killing a 19-year-old woman and her teenage friend whose bodies were found in a Montecito Heights park last year. Jose Antonio Echeverria, 18, and Dallas Stone Pineda, 17, who is being prosecuted as an adult, are charged with two […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger ally’s son Esteban Nunez freed from prison after commuted sentence

nunez early release | Politics Sunday, April 10, 2016 11:45PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The son of a former California state Assembly speaker has been freed from prison after his manslaughter sentence was dramatically reduced in 2011 by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, prison officials said Sunday. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Esteban Nunez, now 27, will […]

Captain Higgins exaggerates the crime of Black Gremlins gang during press conference

By Alex A. Alonso March 22, 2016 | 3:16 p.m. Last month, Captain Clay Higgins in his capacity as the Public Information Officer for St. Landry Parish in Lousiana lead a press conference announcing the arrests of 17 alleged gang members of a predominately African-American street gang known as the Gremlins. The Gremlins is a […]

Violent crime in L.A. rises 12.7% so far this year, but overall rate is up only slightly

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Kate Mather | March 09, 2016 Killings in Los Angeles have surged 27.5% so far in 2016 compared with the same period last year as the city continues to see a rise in violent crime, LAPD officials said Tuesday. The jump in homicides along with double-digit increases in aggravated assaults and robberies contributed to […]

3 arrested, including a police officer, after Huntington Beach stabbing

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Hannah Fry | LA Times March 02, 2016 Three people have been arrested after a stabbing Sunday afternoon in Huntington Beach that left one person injured, according to police. Two men and a woman were in a car at the 24 Hour Fitness, at 303 Third St., when they got into an argument with two […]

Why the US Justice Department let Lee Baca get away with slap on wrist

By Alex A. Alonso Feb. 28, 2016 | 11:46 p.m. LOS ANGELES – This month former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca plead guilty to only one charge of obstruction linked to a 2011 investigation into the Los Angeles County jails by the FBI. His deal agreement with the United States Justice Department will prevent […]

Voletta Wallace Knows Puff Daddy & Suge Knight “Had Some Responsibility” In Biggie’s Murder, Retired LAPD Detective Greg Kading Asserts

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By Soren Baker | HIPHOPDX February 21, 2016 | 11:30 AM Voletta Wallace knows Puff Daddy and Suge Knight “had some responsibility” in the murder of her son, The Notorious B.I.G., according to retired LAPD detective Greg Kading. Kading makes the claim during an interview with “Murder Master Music Show.” The former officer was also […]

Ex-Oklahoma officer gets 263 years for rapes, sex assaults

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By The Associated Press on January 21, 2016 at 4:51 PM, updated January 21, 2016 at 5:03 PM OKLAHOMA CITY — A former police officer convicted of raping and sexually victimizing women while on his beat in a low-income Oklahoma City neighborhood was ordered Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison. Jurors […]

Unearthing the Secret History of ‘LA’s Deadliest Punk Rock Gang’

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By Patrick Lyons | January 17, 2016 Punk music changed forever when it hit LA. Tempos became faster, bands became meaner, violence began to spiral out of control. Rose-tinted history remembers the revolutionary effect of punk culture—the DIY ethos, resistance to police harassment, widely influential music—but what’s largely forgotten is the body count it […]

Getting a Hustle: How to Live Like a King Behind Bars

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By Patrick Larmour | January 15, 2016 Life Inside is an ongoing collaboration between The Marshall Project and VICE that offers first-person perspectives from those who live and work in the criminal justice system. Cash rules everything—even inside prison. Many of America’s inmates do not have family who can send them money to buy […]

Top Ten Oldest Crip Street Gangs in Los Angeles (Part 2)

STREETGANGS.COM | Dec 22, 2015 Los Angeles, CA – Alex Alonso visits the communities of the ten oldest Crip sets in  Los Angeles in the 2nd part of this two part video. Raymond Washington started the Crips on the Eastside of South Los Angeles in late 1969 and by 1971 there were three established Crips […]