The murder of Jamiel Shaw was not over a Spiderman backpack or race


By Alex A. Alonso Staff Writer November 9, 2012 | 2:09 a.m. Last Friday, Judge Ronald Rose upheld the jury’s sentence of death against Pedro “Darky” Espinoza who was convicted in the 2008 first degree murder of Jamiel Shaw. Many observers who had been watching this trial anticipated that this sentence was inevitable because […]

Jury orders death penalty for killer of Jamiel Shaw II

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By Victoria Kim (Los Angeles Times) | May 24, 2012 A 23-year-old gang member who shot and killed a high school football star he mistook for a rival gangster in 2008 should be put to death, a Los Angeles jury decided Wednesday. Jurors reached the verdict after about a week of testimony in the penalty […]

Guess Who this is? Jamiel?


Alex Alonso for Streetgangs.Com June 9, 2008 I have been criticized by many in the media for an article I posted last month on a topic that has become quite sensitive to many. It’s the type of issue where the truth goes against most people’s sensibilities and I have been accused of having relationships with […]