Sheriff’s ex-number two could get five years in prison as anti-fed ‘ringleader’

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Posted by Debbie L. Sklar | Mynewsla June 7, 2016 in Crime Prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison term for the former second-in-command of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, who was dubbed the “ringleader” of a multi-faceted conspiracy to thwart a federal probe of misconduct in the jails, according to court papers obtained Tuesday. […]

Chicago releases videos, documents from about 100 police use-of-force investigations (WARNING: GRAPHIC FOOTAGE)

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BY Jason Silverstein | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, June 6, 2016, 9:51 AM Chicago officials on Friday released videos from about 100 open investigations of officer-involved shootings and use of force — after months of backlash over the police department’s begrudging transparency on such cases. The unprecedented release unearths footage — and previously […]

Mike Brown / Freddie Gray protest march in Leimert Park, Los Angeles


Mike Brown / Freddie Gray protest march in Leimert Park, CA – April 30, 2015 Related posts: Hundreds gather at Leimert Park to remember March on Washington Stanley Tookie Williams rally in Leimert Park to end the death penalty Twin sisters struck by car in Leimert Park die NO DISPERSAL ORDER – Arrested Mike Brown […]

Alex Alonso on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” discussing NBA player Javaris Crittenton


November 18, 2013 Alex Alonso shooting ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” in Los Angeles Related posts: Alex A. Alonso Contact Information Alex Alonso interviews Maxine Waters in Los Angeles Territoriality Among African-American Street Gangs in Los Angeles by Alex A. Alonso Chicago schools consult gang lines in closure plan Experts advise healthy lines of communication after […]

FBI: Bloods Gang Leader Ronald Herron Sentenced to Life

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By Polly Mosendz | Newsweek 4/2/15 at 5:24 PM Ronald Herron was sentenced Thursday to 12 terms of life in prison plus 105 years. The leader of the Bloods street gang, he was convicted in June 2014 on charges of racketeering, murder in aid of racketeering, narcotics trafficking, robbery and firearms offenses. Herron’s division of […]

LAPD officer Henry Solis flees to Mexico with help from his father

BorderCrossing1_Solis | March 27, 2015 These are surveillance photos of Victor Solis (father) and Henry Solis (LAPD officer) crossing into Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, from El Paso, Texas on March 14, 2015 at approximately 5:40 a.m. In court on Thursday, Victor Solis was ordered detained without bail. He waived further proceedings in Los Angeles and is […]

Nigerian Islamist leader of Boko Haram threatens to sell over 200 kidnapped Nigerian girls


May 5, 2014 – LOS ANGELES — Fears for the fate of more than 200 Nigerian girls turned even more nightmarish Monday when the leader of the Islamist militant group that kidnapped them announced plans to sell them. “I abducted your girls. I will sell them in the market, by Allah,” a man claiming to […]

Omar “Crazo” Saunders was shot and killed in Hyde Park


April 24, 2014 —Los Angeles – Omar Duran Saunders, a 39-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, April 22 in the 6400 block of Brynhurst Avenue in Hyde Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Saunders was standing in front of an apartment complex with three other men about 7 p.m. when a […]

Marcos Maidana gives Adrien Broner a light push during weigh-in for fight

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December 13, 2013 – Showtime boxing presents Adrien Broner (144.4 Pounds) verses Marcos Maidana – (146.2 Pounds), live at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. “DANGER ZONE: Broner vs. Maidana,” a 12-round fight for Broner’s WBA Welterweight World Championship taking place on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, is promoted by […]

Interview of 52 Hoover Gangsters – December 2013


December 11, 2013 We met up with Sharkey, H-Crown and Face from 52 Hoover. Related posts: Sharky, H-Crown & Face from 52 Hoover Gangsters on life, the streets & hip-hop This is an interview Orlando Anderson and his lawyer Renee L. Campbell did with Sanyika Shakur for VIBEs December 1997 Issue Interview: Rollin’ 40s Crip […]

Example “kite” / green light list, sent among Hispanic gang members in LA County Jail

kite-2013-001-lg December 3, 2013 In the Los Angeles County Jail, inmates communicate through letters called “kites,” and at times, the kites tell other inmates what to do in the County Jail setting. These kites are also used in the California Prison system as “green light” lists which target gang members and gangs for assaults and […]

Gunman kills 2, injures 1 in Hyde Park

image Staff Writer August 28, 2013 | 2:17 a.m. PST SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Two males were killed and one was injured in what the police are calling a gang-related shooting in Hyde Park. At approximately 4:00 p.m. a male black walked up to a small group on 64th Street just west of 6th Avenue […]