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 […]

Witnesses sought in 3 fatal L.A. shootings

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By Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times June 3, 2013, 10:41 p.m. Los Angeles police detectives are seeking people who may have seen the deadly shootings in South L.A. over the weekend. Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department are searching for people who may have witnessed three fatal shootings that occurred in South Los […]

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Don Diva Magazine, Issue 39   $8.99   See All Books, Magazines, and DVDs Don Diva Magazine, Issue 39 covers: Donald “Sly” Green: 4 Life Sentences plus 110 years Crime Pays Hate Loving Him? Sex: Me, Myself and I Pistol Packing America Is there Heavan for a G? RIP L. Man Sam known for Hip […]

Oakland police struggle to rebuild — using fewer resources

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By Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times | May 18, 2013 ‘Working smarter’ and reorganization can go only so far. It’s not clear that the public is ready to make the investment. OAKLAND — It was a quiet evening by this city’s standards, and still the police emergency lines were lighting up. As screams rang out […]

Gang neighborhoods traveled through by U.S. Shuttle Endeavour

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Streetgangs.com Staff Writer October 12, 2012 | 4:01 a.m. PST LOS ANGELES – Early Friday morning the Space Shuttle Endeavour hit the streets of Los Angeles and embarked on its 12-mile journey through Inglewood and South Los Angeles to the Science Center in Exposition Park. It will take two days for the shuttle to travel […]

San Bernadino County deputy accused of sexual contact with inmate

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Streetgangs.com Staff Writer October 08, 2012 | 2:30 p.m. PST Katina M. Carter, 38 year old female San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy accused of sexual contact with a 19 year old inmate at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, the department said in a statement. Carter has was placed on paid administrative leave […]

NYPD plans to double size of gang unit

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By TOM HAYS Associated Press / October 2, 2012 NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is planning to double the size of its gang unit to 300 detectives to combat teen violence fueled by dares and insults traded on social media. Rather than target established street gangs involved in the drug trade, […]

Bank Robbers tossed money in Rollin’ 40s Crip neighborhood in South LA

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By Alex A. Alonso Streetgangs.com Staff Writer September 14, 2012 | 1:40 a.m. According to Fox 11 News in Los Angeles the two bank robbers that were tossing money out the car on Wednesday afternoon in South LA were members from the Rollin’ 40s Crips, a predominately African-American street gang. The news cited an unnamed […]

Experts working to reduce gang violence in US

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Press TV | May 23, 2012 Experts are gathering in Los Angeles to tackle the epidemic of gang violence in America. They’ve come together for the first ever Los Angeles Gang Violence Prevention and Intervention Conference. Organizers say they chose LA because the city is often seen as the place where gang violence was born, […]

Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department secret gang exposed

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Streetgangs.com Staff May 10, 2012 | 4:25 p.m. PST An investigation into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has revealed that the gang unit has members involved in their own secret gang. They have matching tattoos of a gun-toting skeleton which deputies would modify when they were involved in a shooting. One deputy has already […]