Police: Gang member boasted about drug deal on Facebook

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By Rory Appleton / The Fresno Bee January 8, 2015 Updated 6 hours ago One man was arrested Thursday after police say he posted on Facebook a picture of himself with a gun and his exact plans for a drug deal in southeast Fresno. Fresno police Sgt. Paul Cervantes said that a Fresno County district […]

Man shot, wounded while driving in South Los Angeles

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By Matt Hamilton / LA Times January 05, 2015 A 32-year-old man was shot and wounded Monday afternoon while driving in South Los Angeles, authorities said. The man was hit by gunfire just after 2 p.m. at the intersection of Hooper Avenue and Adams Boulevard, said Lt. Ellis Imaizumi, a watch commander at the Los […]

SAN BERNARDINO: Gang war dealt major blow, officials say; 33 arrested

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BY PETER SUROWSKI / The Press Enterprise Published: Dec. 15, 2014 Updated: 11:06 p.m. A gang war that was “raining terror” on San Bernardino and Highland residents has suffered a major blow at the hands of law enforcement, officials announced. Thirty-three people have been arrested in a three-month investigation that culminated on Dec. 5 in […]

O.C. school greeters aim to steer kids away from gangs

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By Emily Foxhall / LA Times December 2, 2014 When Hilda Ambrocio takes her 10-year-old son to school, she doesn’t simply drop him off and leave. Rather, before the clock hits 7:30 a.m., Ambrocio takes up her post at the gates at Monte Vista Elementary School and tugs on a bright orange vest. “Mustangs Greeters,” […]

Man found guilty of murder in 2012 shooting of 2 USC grad students

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By Marisa Gerber / La Times October 27, 2014 A jury convicted a 22-year-old man of first-degree murder Monday in the shooting deaths of graduate students near USC two years ago, in a case that rocked the campus and became international news. Javier Bolden stroked his chin and laughed quietly after the verdict was announced. […]

The late Big Pun’s mother could be a bank robber

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By Stefani Camille WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER October 03, 2014 The mother of the late rapper Big Pun, born Christopher Rios from the Bronx may be a bank robber according to the online hip hop gossip blogs Media Take out and Necole Bitchie. A 63-year-old woman named Gail Simpson who was arrested in Miami for robbing […]

Boy, 13, shot to death in Chicago Lawn

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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 […]

Ex-cop charged with hiding women’s bodies in suitcases

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By STEVE KARNOWSKI and DINESH RAMDE / Associated Press June 26, 2014 9:00PM WEST ALLIS, Wis. — A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women whose bodies were stuffed into suitcases and discarded on a rural Wisconsin highway met his victims online, in one case possibly through a bondage website, according to […]

Alleged Tongan Crip gang member shot and killed in Salt Lake City courtroom

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com Staff Writer April 22, 2014 Salt Lake City’s federal courtroom had an unusual occurrence yesterday when Siale Angilau, 25, an alleged member of the Tongan Crips was shot and killed by deputy U.S. marshal during court proceedings. Angilau attacked a witness who was testifying against him, federal law enforcement official said. […]

Detective Sues Ryan Leslie for Unauthorized Sampling of Voicemail

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 19, 2013 Appearing more and more the poor sportsman with each headline, after being ordered to make good on a $1 million reward for the return of his missing laptop, Anthony Ryan Leslie is now being sued by a detective for using a private message on the song […]

Slidell man who says he was beaten by cops in 2006 is suing St. Tammany officials for civil rights violations

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By Heather Nolan, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune August 08, 2013 at 4:08 PM, updated August 08, 2013 at 5:04 PM A Slidell man who claims he was beaten by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies while he was handcuffed during a 2006 traffic stop is suing several parish officials and the state Attorney General in federal […]

NOPD arrests five ’89ers’ gang members; Serpas vows to continue fight against gangs

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By John Harper, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on June 21, 2013 at 3:53 PM, updated June 21, 2013 at 9:02 PM Five people believed to be key members of the 89ers gang, which police say was running a thriving drug trade on the border of the Florida and St. Roch neighborhoods in New Orleans, have […]