Captain Higgins exaggerates the crime of Black Gremlins gang during press conference

By Alex A. Alonso March 22, 2016 | 3:16 p.m. Last month, Captain Clay Higgins in his capacity as the Public Information Officer for St. Landry Parish in Lousiana lead a press conference announcing the arrests of 17 alleged gang members of a predominately African-American street gang known as the Gremlins. The Gremlins is a […]

Witnesses: DA Bullied Testimony That Put Rapper Away For 30 Years

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David Lohr | Huffpost March 18, 2015 ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. — Fourteen years after rapper McKinley “Mac” Phipps was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of a teenage fan at a show, five prosecution witnesses have told The Huffington Post that police and prosecutors bullied them into fingering the once-promising hip-hop artist as […]

Alexandria police downplay gang-like activity in the city


David Dinsmore (The Town Talk) July 30, 2010 The latest threat assessment released by the FBI-led National Gang Intelligence Center shows a trend of urban gang members migrating to suburban and rural cities to try to recruit members and set up drug-dealing and other illegal pursuits. About 14 percent more law enforcement agencies reported gang […]

Lil Boosie Proclaims His Innocence.


Posted on Mon, June. 21, 2010 By Rhindi White STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER Lil Boosie has denied allegations by prosecutors that he was involved in a murder-for-hire plot that left a 35-year-old man dead. Lil Boosie is under scrutiny for a video on YouTube in which he threatens East Baton Rogue District Attorney Hillar Moore. Lil […]

Rapper Lil Boosie indicted for murder, could recieve death penalty


Posted on Friday, June 18, 2010 By Chris Masi STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER Rapper Lil Boosie has been indicted for first degree murder, according to He could be facing additional murder charges based on a continuing police investigation into five unsolved killings around Baton Rouge Louisiana. Lil Boosie (born Torrance Hatch) was indicted by a […]

Louisiana Teen Charged with Murder of Rapper Nussie


Posted Mon. June 7, 2010 By Rhindi White STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER A 17-year-old Baton Rouge named LA teenager Michael Louding has been charged with murdering regional rapper Chris “Nussie” Jackson and 5 other men in a string of killings dating back to February 2009. The murder indictment was announced by Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish, […]

Mos Def Signs On For Gulf Aid Concert


Posted on Wed, May. 12, 2010 By Rhindi White STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER Rapper Mos Def will join a number of top musicians who are rallying to help Louisiana’s coast with a benefit concert called Gulf Aid. Mos will be joined by artists like Lenny Kravitz, Ani DiFranco, John Legend, Allen Toussaint, Rebirth Brass Band and […]

Jefferson Gets 13 Years in Freezer Cash Case


by Matthew Baracat (Associated Press) November 13, 2009 A former Louisiana congressman who famously stashed cash in his freezer was sentenced Friday to 13 years in prison for taking hundreds of thousands in bribes in exchange for using his influence to broker business deals in Africa. The sentence handed down in suburban Washington was far […]

Baton Rouge swells with evacuees

Baton Rouge swells with evacuees Population surges 50 percent as displaced ponder next step By Manav Tanneeru CNN September 9, 2005 BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (CNN) — Hurricane Katrina emptied one city of its people and filled another. Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital, 80 miles north of New Orleans, is suddenly the largest city in the state, […]