Tupac Shakur’s emotional letter from jail selling for $225K


By Ian Mohr | Page Six October 4, 2015 | 8:45pm A personal letter handwritten by hip-hop star Tupac Shakur while he was locked up on sexual assault charges shortly before he was killed is going up for sale for $225,000. The notorious rapper had declared in a 1995 jailhouse interview — after surviving a […]

Second Suspect Arrested in Ambush Attack on Two LAPD Officers in South L.A.


By Kennedy Ryan / KTLA 5 News Posted 8:42 PM, December 31, 2014, Updated at 02:22am, January 1, 2015 A second man sought in the ambush attack on two LAPD officers in South Los Angeles was arrested in Las Vegas, the FBI confirmed on Wednesday. The officers from the LAPD’s 77th Division were responding to […]

Police change rules for identifying gang members

Metro police identify gang member

Joe Bartels (8 News Now) | Jun 02, 2014 LAS VEGAS — Metro Police says approximately 20,000 identified gang members now roam Las Vegas streets, with the number jumping dramatically in the past decade. The way police identify potential gang members is about to change. The local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said […]

Cops who took car on joyride to Vegas blame ‘momentary’ lapse


By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times May 29, 2013 Three Glendale police officers, a department-issued car and a joyride to Las Vegas — that journey and its potential consequences hit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Tuesday. An attorney for Officer Patrick Hamblin and his former colleagues — Fernando Salmeron and Mike Ullerich, who […]

Jury considering sentence in Vegas karaoke slaying


Associated Press | November 29, 2012 LAS VEGAS — The life of a 25-year-old convicted killer described as a hit man and enforcer for a Chinese gang was placed in the hands of a Las Vegas jury on Thursday, with prosecutors calling for the death penalty for the stabbing of a man in a crowded […]

The Inside Man – Confidential Informant, Los Angeles Gangs & the LAPD

The following article is an unconfirmed article about a Rollin 60s Crip member who worked as an informant for the LAPD. Related posts: Inside the Crips: Life inside L.A.’s Most Notorious Gang MY SIDE OF THE RACIAL DIVIDE, RACE RELATIONS AND POLITICS AMONG BLACKS AND MEXICANS INSIDE LOS ANGELES Man Murdered Inside of His Vehicle […]

Tupac Shakur – Before I Wake DVD

Tupac Shakur – Before I Wake (2001) $14.79 See All DVDs, Books & Magazines Tupac Shakur was one of hip-hop’s most notorious and controversial icons. His untimely death at the age of 25 sent a shock wave through the music world. Now the true events of his final tumultuous year, including his assassination, are documented […]

Tupac Assassination DVD

Tupac Assassination DVD $15.99 See All DVDs, Books & Magazines Tupac: Assassination is a 2 DVD disk set that discusses the killing of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas. It debunks that idea that Compton gang member from South Side Compton Crip, Orlando Anderson, was the shooter, but attempts to draw a picture that Suge Knight […]

Philthy Rich Contests Stolen Bentley Allegation

philthy rich

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER February 15, 2012 The night ended in resounding anger and frustration when Philip Beasley, also known by his stage name of Philthy Rich, came out of a nightclub in San Francisco’s Richmond District after his performance Sunday night. The 29-year-old Oakland rapper was arrested at around 1:30 a.m. when […]

Stow beating suspect’s girlfriend arrested for drugs


KABC | July 14, 2011 LOS ANGELES — Police in Las Vegas have arrested the girlfriend of the prime suspect in the Dodger Stadium beating case on drug and weapons charges. Denise Piccione, girlfriend of Giovanni Ramirez, was arrested at a hotel in Clark County on Saturday on charges of possession and trafficking of methamphetamine. She […]

O.J. Simpson reportedly beat down in prison


StreetGangs.Com Staff Feb 15 2011 | 2:25 p.m. The National Enquirer is reporting that OJ Simpson, 63, was severely beat down by white skin heads in Nevada’s Lovelock Correctional Center. Simpson is serving time for his role in a kidnap and armed robbery of sports memorabilia dealers in Las Vegas in September 2007. White supremacists […]

Bruno Mars receives Felony Drug Possession Charge


By Chris Masi STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER October 1st, 2010 After being arrested last month in Las Vegas for being caught with narcotics, the dreamy-voiced Bruno Mars recently received an official felony charge for drug possession. On September 19th, Mars (real name Peter Gene Hernandez), performed a concert at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, […]