Chicago Black P Stone (El Rukn) Melvin Mays wanted by FBI in 1989

STREETGANGS.COM | September 28, 2018 EL RUKN MEMBER GETS 3 LIFE TERMS IN RACKETEERING CASE CHICAGO TRIBUNE A high-ranking leader of the notorious El Rukn street gang was sentenced Wednesday to three consecutive terms of life imprisonment for a 1996 conviction for racketeering and narcotics conspiracies. Melvin Mays, 40, who was a trusted lieutenant to […]

Pueblo Blood says there are no Bloods & Crips in Chicago and never will (pt.2of2)

STREETGANGS.COM | September 12, 2018 LOS ANGELES – Roach, originally from Chicago, moved to Los Angeles and became a Pueblo Blood. In this part 2 interview he talks about his Death Row experience, the murder of Big Jake from Campanella Park Piru, popular rap, and how there are no Bloods and Crips in Chicago. ************************************** […]

Growing up with Pueblo Players, Pueblo Gangsters and Pueblo Bishop Bloods in low bottoms.

STREETGANGS.COM | July 12, 2018 LOS ANGELES – Kenneth “Big Roach” Barbee, moved from Chicago to Los Angeles when he was 13. Eventually he made some friends who were from the Pueblo Bishop Bloods, and he eventually became a Mid City Gangster member of the Pueblos. ************************************** SUPPORT US * Purchase signed Long Beach shirt: […]

Roach came from Chicago and eventually landed in the Pueblos (preview)

STREETGANGS.COM | July 02, 2018 LOS ANGELES – Kenneth “Roach” Barbee was born in Chicago, but at age 13 moved to Los Angeles, and eventually found his way to the Pueblo Del Rio Housing projects where he joined the Mid City faction of the Pueblo Bishop Bloods. ************************************** SUPPORT US * Purchase signed Long Beach […]

Judge in high-profile cases killed outside his Chicago home

Posted by Holly Yan | CNN | April 10, 2017 A judge involved in several high-profile cases in Chicago was shot and killed outside his home Monday morning, police said. Cook County Judge Raymond Myles, 66, and a 52-year-old woman were both shot outside the home on Chicago’s South Side, police said. The woman, described […]

Toddler killed in drive-by shooting on Chicago’s West Side

Posted By JULIA JACOBO | ABC News | February 14, 2017 A toddler was killed on Chicago’s gang-plagued West Side Tuesday after he was shot in the head, police said. The 2-year-old boy was killed along with a 26-year-old man, who was the target of the shooting, a spokesperson for the Chicago Police Department told […]

Beating on video began after friendly encounter, say Chicago police

By Carla K. Johnson and Don Babwin, Los Angeles Daily News January 6,2017 CHICAGO — The two 18-year-old men had been schoolmates, police say. After meeting at McDonald’s, they spent two days together, driving around visiting friends. Then a pretend fight escalated into a brutal beating of one of the men, a mentally disabled teenager, […]

Deadly Christmas weekend in Chicago: 12 people fatally shot

By: Ralph Ellis and Mayra Cuevas, CNN December 27, 2016 Chicago’s citywide crime wave didn’t slow down during the holiday weekend. City police investigated 27 shooting incidents this Christmas weekend, 12 of which were fatal, city Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said during a Monday news briefing. “The violence primarily occurred in areas with historical gang […]

3 killed, 23 wounded in weekend shootings

Sun-Times Wire Posted: 01/25/2015, 01:06am Three men were killed and at least 23 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon. In the most recent fatal incident, officers found a man shot multiple times early Saturday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Arturo Olivera, 24, was […]

Boy, 13, shot to death in Chicago Lawn

By Jordan Owen, Chicago Sun-Times September 29, 2014 A 13-year-old boy was shot to death Sunday night in the South Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood after someone asked him about his gang affiliation. Demureya Macon, 13, was shot in the torso in the 6600 block of South Talman at 8:35 p.m., according to police and the […]

How segregated is Chicago, and does it matter?

By Scarlett Swerdlow / Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 05/27/2014 – 1:14pm In a provocative piece sweeping the Internet, The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates makes the case for reparations. His central piece of evidence: Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood, where nine out of ten residents are black, 43 percent of people live in poverty, and the homicide rate is […]

“Godfather of House Music” Frankie Knuckles Passes

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER April 2, 2014 5 Magazine reported that Frankie Knuckles, the “Godfather of House Music,” had died on Monday evening; fifteen minutes later their site crashed from the traffic. Knuckles “could take a dance floor and take it to the choir loft,” wrote Chicago Sun-Times in their obituary. Knuckles moved […]

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