A Mother shares her story about losing her son in a gang-related triple murder in South Los Angeles

STREETGANGS.COM | May 10, 2015 South Los Angeles – Mother, Janet Sanders-Bolden talk about the murder of her son, Avion Bolden, 20, who was shot and killed on June 13, 2014 on Figueroa near Manchester along with his girlfriend, Jacinta Walker, 18. She talks about how painful the loss of her son has been. Anthony […]

Kevon Gulley speaks on doing 13 years in prison, fatherhood, and Chris Brown

STREETGANGS.COM | May 4, 2015 Compton, CA – Kevon Gulley talks about his years in prison, and how he felt when he learned his son became a gang member and how having his daughter impacted his live. Gang bangin verse gang member is explained. Date: 2015 Location: Compton Related posts: From gang member, to prisoner, […]

Baltimore gangs agree to truce similar to one during 1992 riots in L.A.

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By Brian Charles, Correspondent | Los Angeles Daily News Posted: 04/30/15, 6:51 PM PDT | Updated: 2 hrs ago BALTIMORE >> Rival gang members walked side by side down Pennsylvania Avenue to their cars. Not one menacing glare was exchanged by the dozens of gang members, despite a bloody feud between the crews that has […]

Report: Baltimore Gang Members Unite To Protect Black-Owned Businesses, Direct Looters Towards Chinese- And Arab-Owned Stores

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Chuck Ross, Reporter | The Daily Caller 9:55 AM 04/28/201 Members of three Baltimore street gangs came together in unity during Monday’s riots to protect businesses — or at least some of them. Crips, Bloods and Black Guerilla Family gang members reportedly stood guard in front of some black-owned businesses to protect them from would-be […]

Baltimore PD: “Credible” gang threat against cops

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CBS News | AP April 27, 2015, 12:49 PM BALTIMORE – As the funeral for Freddie Gray, the man who suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, was held Monday, the Baltimore Police Department announced they had received information about a “credible threat” against the lives of its officers. In a press release, the […]

Tour of the Grandees in Nutty Blocc Compton Crip neighborhood

STREETGANGS.COM | Apr 12, 2015 Compton, CA – Bay Locc (aka Geechi Gotti) and Baby Hacc from Nutty Blocc Compton Crips talks about growing up in Compton, going to elementary school, and hanging out in the Grandees, a section of Nutty Blocc area located near 165th and 166th streets. They give us a tour of […]

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 […]

Homicides hard to solve in this South Los Angeles ZIP code deemed ‘war zone’

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By Sarah Favot, Pasadena Star-News Posted: 03/28/15, 3:29 PM PDT Laura Sanchez shouldn’t be dead. And, statistically, the Bloods gang members connected to the woman’s drive-by slaying shouldn’t have been caught and sent to prison. Her March 18, 2007, murder on the fringes of the 90011 ZIP code was one of hundreds of homicides in […]

Ben “Taco” Owens from Pay Bacc Crip to Paying Back the community

STREETGANGS.COM | February 27, 2015 Gardena, CA – Ben “Taco” Owens is a former gang member that talked about his life growing up in Gardena and becoming a member of the Paybacc Crips (PBC). He also talked about drug use and multiple trips to the penitentiary. After being released from prison in 2004, he decided […]

Of youth pastor’s murder, prosecutor asks: ‘Why did such a bad thing happen to such a good person?’

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LA Times / The Homicide Report Posted Feb. 20, 2015, 9:54 p.m. When the murder trial for the men charged with killing her son began four weeks ago, Belverly “Nico” Brown-Duncan stopped parking in front of her home, unable to bear the sight of where he had been slain. Oscar Duncan, 23, was shot in […]

Big Stretch speaks on Belizean ancestry and the many LA gangs with Belizean members

STREETGANGS.COM | February 12, 2015 EXPOSITION PARK- Belizeans have migrated to Los Angeles in significant numbers since the 1960s and they settled in South Los Angeles, along the Western, Normandie, and Vermont corridors. By the 1980s, Belizeans began joining traditional Black American street gangs in South LA, often times assimilating to Black culture where there […]

Blood Line (BL) prison gang member explains misconceptions associated with his membership

STREETGANGS.COM | February 6, 2015 SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Moose, originally from 61 Harvard Park Brims, joined BL (Blood Line) when incarcerated in the Los Angeles County Jail several years ago. BL and the United Blood Nation (UBN) were prison gangs formed in California prisons during the late 1980s so that Blood members, who were […]