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  • [Springfield VA] 5 suspects facing murder charges in death of 15-year-old girl [Illegals]

    02/16/2017 5:30:59 PM PST · by markomalley · 11 replies
    WTTG ^ | 2/16/17
    Police have charged two adults and three 17-year-olds with murder in connection with the death of a 15-year-old Maryland girl found dead in Virginia. Damaris Reyes Rivas was reported missing in December, and her body was found near Lake Accotink Park in Springfield on Saturday. (snip) Police would not identify the gang involved, but Damaris’s mother, who now fears for her own life, says the brutal Salvadorian gang MS-13 is responsible. Her mother also says that she has been getting threats from members of the gang blaming her for the arrests that police have made. (snip) ICE has lodged detainers...
  • Va. police: Death of teenage girl, two other cases may all be gang-related (MS-13)

    02/15/2017 4:28:14 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Feb 15, 2017
    The killing of one teenage girl and the disappearances of two others who have since returned home may all be connected and may be gang-related, Fairfax County police said Tuesday.(snip) Damaris’s mother, Maria Reyes, told The Washington Post on Tuesday that her daughter had fallen in with a local clique of MS-13, before her disappearance from the family home Dec. 10. On Jan. 6, Damaris appeared to have been sent warnings that gang members wanted to kill her, according to Facebook messages her mother shared with The Post. “Those suckers want to kill you,” read one Facebook message, while another...
  • Editorial: 2 young girls shot in Chicago: This has got to stop (barf alert)

    02/14/2017 9:00:40 AM PST · by rellimpank · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 14 few 2017
    Two scenes in Chicago: •Children playing basketball in a schoolyard suddenly scatter. Because it begins to rain or was time to go home? Yes, in most neighborhoods that's why children run with purpose. In parts of Chicago, children run from gunfire. They know the sound. They know they should duck. Kanari Gentry Bowers, 12 years old, is in a West Englewood elementary schoolyard with classmates early Saturday evening when they hear shots. Kanari knows to duck, her uncle says, but the kids scatter. Kanari is struck in the head by a bullet.
  • Waco Day 639

    02/13/2017 5:53:01 PM PST · by Elderberry · 86 replies
    The Aging Rebel ^ | 2/13/2017
    The various criminal and civil cases associated with the Waco Twin Peaks bloodbath 639 days ago remain fossilized and nobody – certainly not the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas – gives a damn. It has been a year, eight months and 28 days since the illegal, mass arrests. The ACLU’s stated mission is “to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.” But the disillusioning truth is that the ACLU is just another meetup group for sanctimonious law school grads. And, for the...
  • Agents Bust Violent Street Gang In Santa Cruz

    02/13/2017 8:14:37 AM PST · by csvset · 34 replies
    Kpix ^ | 13 feb 2017
    Agents Bust Violent Street Gang In Santa Cruz February 13, 2017 7:19 AM SANTA CRUZ (KPIX 5) – The Department of Homeland Security and Santa Cruz police busted what was described as a violent street gang linked to murders and drug trafficking early Monday morning. Residents said they were woken up by the sound of helicopters and flash bang grenades around 4:00 a.m. At that time, authorities launched raids in multiple locations, making several arrests. Authorities said the gang has been operating in the Santa Cruz area for at least a decade. “It’s been a multi-year investigation, into a criminal...
  • Deputies still investigating after Wal-Mart customer fatally shoots suspected diaper thief

    02/06/2017 12:37:14 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 53 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | February 6, 2017 | By Stephanie Allen
    A suspected diaper thief shot dead outside a Pine Hills Wal-Mart on Saturday was a fugitive on felony probation at the time of his death, state records show. Arthur “Art” Adams, 19, was a gang member who was planning to sell the diapers, Orange County sheriff’s Capt. Angelo Nieves said. Adams had an arrest record dating to 2011, when he was 15 years old, records show. He was sentenced to four years of probation in June for two 2013 racketeering convictions. A customer — a 50-year-old man — shot Adams after stepping in to help an employee who had followed...
  • Pastor Tells Trump ‘Top Thugs’ In Chicago ‘Respect’ His Presidency, Want Sit Down To Lower Killing

    02/01/2017 2:01:35 PM PST · by drewh · 62 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 11:45 am, February 1st, 2017 | JD Durkin
    Pastor Darrell Scott, who has long been a fervent supporter of Donald Trump, met with the President at the White House Wednesday as part of a meeting for Black History Month, and used his opportunity at the table to reveal a piece of curious news to the Commander in Chief. “I was contacted,” he said to the President, “by some of the top gang thugs in Chicago for a sit down. They reached out to me because they associated me with you. They respect you.” “They believe in what you’re doing,” Scott continued, “and they want to have a sit...
  • Ohio Pastor Claims Chicago Gangs Want To Work With Trump To Fight Crime

    02/01/2017 9:58:49 AM PST · by saywhatagain · 26 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | February 1, 2017 | Various
    Dr. Darrell Scott, senior pastor of New Revival Center in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, said the gangs “want to work with the administration … they believe in this administration; they didn’t believe in the prior administration. They told me this outta their mouths.”
  • Sessions Promises to ‘Properly Enforce’ Current Gun Laws, Endorses NRA-Backed Project Exile

    01/27/2017 7:02:12 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    Freebeacon.com ^ | Jan 10, 2017 | Stephen Gutowski
    Sessions Promises to ‘Properly Enforce’ Current Gun Laws, Endorses NRA-Backed Project Exile Stephen Gutowski January 10, 2017 Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) said Tuesday he would prosecute gun crimes that fall under federal jurisdiction during his confirmation hearing for attorney general. Sessions’ views on gun crime prosecutions were made clear during an exchange between him and Sen. John Cornyn (R., Texas). Cornyn framed the question in terms of violence against police and gun violence against minority communities. He specifically focused on gun crimes committed by felons who were already prohibited from possessing firearms. “We ought to hold our police and...
  • Michigan Man Whose Drug Sentence Commuted By Obama Is Shot Dead

    01/24/2017 8:06:21 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 110 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | January 24, 2017 10:01 AM | staff
    SAGINAW (WWJ/AP) – A man whose drug-related prison sentence was commuted in November by President Barack Obama has been fatally shot at a federal halfway house in Michigan after two men with assault-style rifles sought him out, police said. Two men wearing masks went into Bannum Place in Saginaw on Monday night with plans to kill 31-year-old Damarlon Thomas, a former Saginaw gang member. Lt. David Kaiser said Thomas was shot several times by one of the men as some of the roughly two dozen people at the home were held at gunpoint.
  • 3 shot, 5 others injured at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park on MLK Day (Miami)

    01/16/2017 2:36:11 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 18 replies
    wsvn.com ^ | January 16, 2047 | Nicole Lopez-Alvar | Ann Keil
    NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police and fire rescue crews are on the scene after three people were shot and five others were injured at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park. Miami-Dade Police was among the multiple agencies that responded to the scene of the shooting at 6011 N.W. 32nd Avenue, in Northwest Miami-Dade, Monday just before 4 p.m. At around 5:20 p.m., Miami-Dade Police tweeted out that they had detained two people and recovered two weapons from the scene.
  • Gangs Are Domestic Terrorists

    01/07/2017 3:13:52 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/07/17 | Katy Grimes
    These inner-city hellholes are a direct result of leftist rule, and children and innocents are dying because of it. The federal government must start treating gang violence as Domestic Terrorism in order to save our children “In East Orange, initiations were completed by murdering someone, for no other reason than to prove to a tremendously cold, tremendously tight brotherhood that you possessed the hardness required to watch their backs.” —Jeff Hobbs Following a most recent heinous crime in Chicago where four, black 18-year old thugs, two male, two female, kidnapped, tortured and abused a terrified young white man with special...
  • Chicago Is Breaking: The Celebration of Thugs Creates More Thugs

    01/06/2017 7:10:25 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/06/2017 | David French
    The video is horrible. A young white man is bound and gagged on the floor, huddled in a corner. A group of black men and women beat him, kick him, and cut his hair until his scalp bleeds. One of the men yells, “F*** white people. F*** Donald Trump.” It happened in Chicago. It was all streamed on Facebook Live. Chicago, of course, is the city that’s become the “nation’s abattoir,” with more murders than Los Angeles and New York City combined. And this is the second Chicago video in two months showing black suspects beating a white victim...
  • Murders double in a Va. county and a community scrambles for answers

    12/30/2016 11:52:12 AM PST · by VanShuyten · 31 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/30/2017 | Victoria St. Martin
    ... There have been 22 homicides in the Prince William so far in 2016, compared to 10 last year. In many communities, the prospect of 22 murders in a year might not seem like a cause for concern. This year the District has so far tallied 134 slayings and neighboring Fairfax County so far had 18 homicides. But the numbers in Prince William County are the highest in the county since authorities began tracking homicides in 1975. The next most deadly year was 2006, when 16 people were slain. ... Experts attribute the increase to a range of factors, including...
  • Where is Obama when terrorists teens are causing people to hurt themselves in malls?

    12/27/2016 11:13:34 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 19 replies
    News | 28 December 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Where is Obama with all of the mall terrorism going on? Someone has apparently orchestrated a dry run on hurting and/or killing a lot of shoppers at a mall and there is silence from the White House? Where is the head of the FBI? Why isn't Comey coming out and saying they are going to find out who has violated the Rico Statute and organized a low-level terror run on the malls causing a lot of shoppers to injure themselves? Where are the leaders to condemn this and promise to put a halt to it? What about Michael Moore? Why...
  • Stab victim found in Eastie; Cops probe possible gang ties in five grisly deaths (Boston)

    12/27/2016 5:47:29 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | December 26, 2016
    Boston police investigators are probing a possible “nexus to gang activity” linking the deaths of five teenage boys in East Boston in the past 15 months — the latest a young man found fatally stabbed near Memorial Park late Christmas Eve, police Commissioner William B. Evans told the Herald. “We’ve been looking at how they are connected to each other,” Evans said. “This is the stuff that keeps me awake at night. It’s disturbing when you get a call about a young kid murdered like that in the city.”
  • 6 Decapitated Heads Found In Mexico On Christmas

    12/27/2016 5:17:17 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 37 replies
    Yahoo News- International ^ | December 27, 2016 | Pranshu Rathi
    Mexico saw no thaw in its gang-related violence on Christmas Day — the chilling remains of six decapitated heads were discovered in a town in the western part of the country. ...Michoacan ... police have not yet identified the victims and have also been unable to find their bodies. The heads were discovered on Sunday in a municipality near the state of Jalisco– in Jiquilpan, a region with a history of violence in recent years due to competing drug gangs,... In another two separate incidents, also on Christmas but in other regions, a total of 16 people were killed in...
  • More than 60 shot, 11 killed over holiday weekend in Chicago

    12/27/2016 6:07:31 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 54 replies
    wgntv.com ^ | December 27, 2016 | Erik Runge
    CHICAGO -- More than 60 people were shot over the holiday weekend, 11 of them fatally. One of the most recent shootings left two teenage girls injured, one critically. It happened just after 11:30 p.m. Monday outside of Leland Giants Park. The 14-year-old was with a 13-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy in a van. The 13-year-old's father had just left the van to speak with someone in a nearby house when two people came up and fired shots into the vehicle, police said. While the 13-year-old sustained a graze wound and is in stable condition, the 14-year-old was shot...
  • At Least 27 Shot, 7 Fatally, in Chicago Over Christmas Weekend

    12/25/2016 6:26:36 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 25, 2016 | Katie Rogers
    At least 27 people were shot, seven fatally, in a 48-hour period in Chicago over Christmas weekend, according to the Chicago Police Department. It was the latest bloody chapter in a city besieged by gun violence.
  • Last two (gang) defendants in (reserve LEO) Quick case sentenced to more than a decade in prison

    12/13/2016 10:10:22 AM PST · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    Roanoke Times ^ | December 12, 2016 | BY DEAN SEAL | The (Charlottesville) Daily Progress
    ROANOKE — The final two defendants in a high-profile federal case involving the gang-related killing of a reserve police captain each have been sentenced to more than a decade in prison. Anthony Darnell Stokes, of Manassas, and Halisi Uhuru, of Danville, were the highest ranking members of the 99 Goon Syndikate, a subset of the Bloods gang that has been implicated in a string of armed robberies around Central Virginia that culminated in the 2014 abduction and murder of Waynesboro reserve police Capt. Kevin Quick. On the night of Jan. 31, 2014, Quick left his mother’s home in Afton to...
  • Man accused of killing his girlfriend and her baby

    12/11/2016 7:27:19 AM PST · by sheana · 21 replies
    Kern Golden Empire ^ | 12/11 2016 12:09AM | By KRISTIN PRICE
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. We are learning more about the man accused of killing a woman and baby Saturday -- and their relationship. The coroner has not released the victims names, but family members tell us they are Katrina Rivera and her newborn baby. The sheriff's department released this photo Friday of Rivera, who was 9 months pregnant at the time, and her boyfriend, Manuel Vela, 28. Officials said she was at risk and missing under suspicious circumstances. Family members held a vigil Saturday night for Rivera and her baby. Candles lined the street near East Bakersfield High School, where law enforcement...
  • Amnesty Groups Fight to Hide California Gang Database From Trump

    12/06/2016 8:51:24 AM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Dec 6, 2016 | Awr Hawkins
    Immigration advocacy groups are asking California Attorney General Kamala Harris to “block federal access” to the database containing names of gang members in the state.
  • Ex-school security officer, gang leader convicted of racketeering, murder

    12/06/2016 5:55:36 AM PST · by fredhead · 4 replies
    WVEC ^ | December 06, 2016 | Staff , WVEC
    A 39-year-old man was convicted on charges of racketeering conspiracy, including murder, attempted murder, robbery, obstruction of justice, murder in aid of racketeering, conspiracy, and attempted murder in aid of racketeering, in addition to other charges, Monday. Michael Hopson, also known as "Hop" and "Big Homie," was the leader and founding member of the P-Stones gang. The gang is often referred to as the P-Stone Bloods and Cobra Stones. The gang is from the Denbigh area, and is known for engaging in violent crimes, such as murder and illegal drug trafficking. snip Hopson was also employed as a security guard...
  • 61 Shot, 9 Fatally, Across Chicago Thanksgiving Weekend

    11/28/2016 12:01:06 PM PST · by ColdOne · 26 replies
    nbcchicago.com ^ | 11/28/16 | nbcchicago
    Two men killed about 10 minutes apart brought the Thanksgiving weekend tally to eight fatal shootings. In all, at least 61 people were shot in attacks across the city over four-day holiday weekend, according to Chicago Police. Last year, 8 people were killed and 20 were wounded in shootings during the same holiday weekend, beginning at 7 p.m. the day before Thanksgiving.
  • 5 Shot in Downtown Seattle(liberal media silent)

    11/09/2016 9:18:07 PM PST · by mainestategop · 48 replies
    Got a call from a friend in Seattle, there's been a shooting, the local news networks have been totally silent. KIRO news says that the march has been peaceful. BS!!!! The media and the left are up to their own tricks again!
  • DEVELOPING: Multiple People Shot In Azusa, Ca; Fire Crews Setting Up Triage Area (polling stations)

    11/08/2016 3:45:06 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 31 replies
    Fire officials say 3-to-5 people were wounded in a possible officer-involved shooting in Azusa, California Tuesday. The scene is at West 4th Street and North Orange Avenue. First responders were setting up a triage area for the possibility of additional victims, NBC-LA reported. The LA County Sheriff’s Officer also deployed a helicopter. Schools and two polling locations in the area were placed on lockdown as City Officials told residents to stay indoors. Conditions were not known.
  • At least four violent street robberies in NW Washington Halloween night

    11/02/2016 7:54:51 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 14 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2 Nov 2016 | By Martin Weil
    Halloween means revelry but in the District this year it also signified robbery. Four violent street robberies were reported Monday night in affluent [white] sections of Northwest Washington. Robberies were reported in the West End, in Georgetown, and in the Woodley Park area, all neighborhoods that are generally considered to be safe. All four involved groups of youths. It was not known whether any of the youths was involved in more than one of the robberies. However, similarities existed among all four, and the times given would have made it possible for several youths to participate in all of the...
  • What Happens When Cops Don't Shoot

    10/28/2016 8:19:05 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Andywarski/youtube ^ | Published on Oct 17, 2016 | Andywarski
    What Happens When Cops Don't Shoot video on link **warning language**
  • [From September 28, 2016] Feds conducting drug raids in southern Colorado

    10/23/2016 11:36:05 PM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 11 replies
    KOAA 5 ^ | Updated:September 28, 2016 1:36 PM PDT
    Federal authorities say a Laotian drug ring was the target of a series of raids conducted at illegal marijuana grows in five Southern Colorado Counties Wednesday. The wide spread drug bust operation is still underway however a number of people have been detained on site. So far, authorities have seized more than 12,000 pounds of marijuana that was being shipped to Texas and Arkansas.
  • REMAINS OF A FIFTH TEENAGER DISCOVERED IN BRENTWOOD, LONG ISLAND [MS-13]

    10/21/2016 6:13:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 27 replies
    ABC 7 News ^ | October 20, 2016 | Darla Miles
    For the fifth time since September, police have discovered the remains of a teenager in Brentwood, a community plagued by gang violence. The body of Jose Pena-Hernandez, 18, of Brentwood, was found Monday in a wooded area at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death, but police said the case was being investigated as a homicide. Hernandez, who police say was a known gang member, was reported missing in June. Suffolk County police believe he was beaten to death.
  • Donald Trump Is Wrong—Immigrants Don’t Commit More Crimes

    09/29/2016 8:15:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 88 replies
    The Cato Institute ^ | September 27, 2016 | David Bier
    Immigration only made a brief cameo in Monday night’s debate, but Donald Trump managed to once again falsely connect immigrants to crime.In response to a question on race relations in America, Trump said:“We have gangs roaming the street. And in many cases, they’re illegally here, illegal immigrants. And they have guns. And they shoot people. And we have to be very strong. And we have to be very vigilant.”No matter how researchers slice the data, though, the numbers show that immigrants commit fewer crimes than native-born Americans. But that’s not good enough for Trump’s followers. They firmly believe immigrants make...
  • 8 killed, 43 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

    09/26/2016 8:16:08 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    ABC News Chicago ^ | September 26, 2016
    Eight people were killed and at least 43 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, including a west suburban man fatally shot on a sidewalk near Millennium Park. The downtown killing happened about 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street in the Loop, where 54-year-old Peter Fabbri was walking with two other people when he got into an argument with another male, who pulled out a gun and shot him in the head, according to Chicago police. The shooter took off on a bicycle but was arrested nearby, police...
  • Chicago gang killings skyrocket while Democrat pols play footsy with gangs

    09/06/2016 9:55:59 AM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 10 replies
    Island Turtle blog ^ | September 6, 2016 | Corky Boyd
    The conventional wisdom is that the city fathers of big cities and gangs are at opposite ends of the spectrum. That may be true in many cities but it isn’t true in Chicago. The incestuous relationship between aldermen and gangs blurs the line between good and evil. 85 years of Democratic rule has left Chicago with a reputation as the most corrupt city in the US. It is well earned. Aldermen are kings (or queens) of their wards. They wield immense power. They control patronage jobs, zoning, city contracts, property tax reduction and permits in their wards. It is a...
  • Coffee With Communists: Who they are, why they kill

    09/01/2016 5:59:46 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 9 replies
    NOTICE TO FR READERS, DUE TO UNEXPLAINED TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY I COULD NOT GET IT BOLD AND RED ON FR. THAT AND HTML CODES TOO LONG. SORRYAwhile back I read an old book from the last decade called Tea With Terrorists. Why they kill, and how to stop them. You check it out By clicking here but to get to the heart of the matter its written by Craig Winn who went to interview Muslim terrorists in the west bank in Israel and how the Muslim religion commands murder and intolerance and how 9/11 and Islam are interconnected. It was a...
  • FBI Agent Affidavit Reveals MS-13 Gang Member Was Instructed To Say He Was A Refugee

    09/01/2016 7:54:57 AM PDT · by AuntB · 18 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/31/2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    A February affidavit from a Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent about the transnational gang MS-13 reveals a member was instructed to say he is “fleeing the violence in El Salvador” when dealing with police. The FBI special agent details how Joel Martinez, aka “Animal,” was promoted to “homeboy” status in a Boston MS13 gang after stabbing 15-year-old Irvin De Paz to death in September 2015. According to the affidavit, rival 18th street gang members sought to kill Martinez and he had to flee. One MS-13 member, “told Martinez that when dealing with the police he should be humble and...
  • Man hurls Molotov cocktail into 70-year-old woman's car as she's driving to church in St. Louis

    08/29/2016 11:38:58 AM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 43 replies
    Stltoday.com (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) ^ | August 29, 2016 | Kristen Taketa
    ST. LOUIS • A 70-year-old woman was driving to church Sunday morning when three men pulled up alongside her in a Monte Carlo with Illinois plates, according to Dionne Flowers, alderwoman from the city's 2nd Ward. "What's up OG, don't get too hot," the passenger in the back seat said before hurling a Molotov cocktail into the woman's SUV, according to Flowers, who spoke to police and people who were at the scene. It exploded, and fire torched the inside of the woman's car. She managed to escape with no injuries with the aid of Larry Middlebrook, a St. Louis...
  • Report: Black men, boys shot most by Chicago police

    08/27/2016 12:10:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 124 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 27, 2016 1:45 PM EDT
    After threatening to sue, the Chicago Tribune has obtained data from the city’s police department that tracks every time an officer has opened fire in the city over the past six years. The vast majority of those hit were black men or boys. There were 435 police shootings from 2010 through 2015, in which officers killed 92 people and wounded 170 others. In all, officers fired 2,623 bullets. The newspaper’s findings show about four out of every five people shot were African-American males. It found that about half of the officers involved were African-American or Hispanic and most of them...
  • 3 fatal shootings mar Newark's 24 Hours of Peace

    08/21/2016 4:54:25 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    A 42-year-old city man was fatally shot Saturday night, marking the third shooting death in two days. Akbar J. Scott was shot around 9:45 p.m. on the 600 block of Irvine Turner Boulevard near the city's Upper Clinton Hill neighborhood, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced in a statement.
  • Five Killed in Overnight Shootings in Milwaukee

    08/13/2016 3:52:28 PM PDT · by seacapn · 33 replies
    WDJT 58 (CBS) Milwaukee ^ | Aug 13, 2016 6:49 AM PST | Stephanie Staudinger
    MILWAUKEE - Five men are dead after a series of overnight shooting's in Milwaukee. "We had a horrible night last night," Mayor Tom Barrett said Saturday afternoon. The shooting's stretched from 6 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday, a 9-hour span that saw 9 shootings, including the 5 deaths. The victims range in age from 21 to 36.
  • On heels of teenager's homicide, Jersey City sees 5 shootings in 6-hour span

    08/11/2016 5:31:00 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    The Jersey Journal ^ | August 11, 2016
    Three men were shot after gunfire erupted five times in less than six hours in the southern portion of the city overnight, officials said. Four of the shootings are believed to be related and involve "two groups with a long standing history," Jersey City spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said. The six-hour stretch of violence came approximately 24 hours after a shooting at a Jersey City church hall left a 17-year-old dead boy dead and two girls injured. Morrill said police do not think the the church hall shooting is connected to the five shootings that followed.
  • Juvenile Fights in Downtown Pittsburgh Shock Residents

    08/09/2016 5:02:59 PM PDT · by BrownsvilleBeerGuy · 33 replies
    Pittsburgh Trib Live ^ | Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, 11:30 p.m. | Madasyn Czebiniak
    Chris Litherland had never seen anything like it — crowds of juveniles fighting Downtown on Sunday. “They were just running around the streets, blocking traffic, blocking buses, walking on top of people's cars,” Litherland said.
  • CPD alerts cops that 3 West Side gangs plotting to shoot officers

    08/09/2016 3:43:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 8 replies
    Chicago Suntimes ^ | 8/8/2016 | Sam Charles
    Leaders from three West Side gang factions allegedly met last week to discuss plans to shoot members of the Chicago Police Department in response to the fatal police shooting of Paul O’Neal. The meeting took place Thursday between higher-ups from the Vice Lords, Black Disciples and Four Corner Hustlers, according to an alert issued to department members the day after the meeting. The Four Corner Hustlers “provided guns” and have “a sniper in place” though authorities do not know where, according to the alert. The Four Corner Hustlers also are supplying the other two gangs with automatic weapons, which all...
  • Prison guards, police warned of possible 'Black August' attacks

    08/05/2016 6:43:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 25 replies
    ABC 7 ^ | AUG 4, 2016 | DAN NOYES
    I-TEAM Prison guards, police warned of possible 'Black August' attacks VIDEO AND IMAGE AT ABC7 By Dan Noyes Thursday, August 04, 2016 07:11PM SAN FRANCISCO -- An urgent bulletin is going out to law enforcement Wednesday, warning of a new threat of attacks against officers on the street and in prisons. It has to do with what's called Black August. A reporter for KGO-TV - KABC's sister station in San Francisco - obtained the bulletin from a law enforcement source. The bulletin from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Sacramento Intelligence Unit and the FBI's National Gang Intelligence Center warns of...
  • Three killed in Philly overnight, adding to violent weekend (8 since DNC Convention)

    08/01/2016 11:45:51 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 5 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 08/01/2016 | Chris Palmer
    Three men were killed in separate incidents in Philadelphia overnight, bringing a violent end to a weekend in which at least eight people were killed between Friday and early Monday.
  • Carbondale, Illinois officer shot, transported to St. Louis

    08/01/2016 4:34:53 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    WPSDLOCAL6.COM ^ | August 1, 2016 | By Krystle Callais
    CARBONDALE, IL - A Carbondale police officer was last reported in serious condition after being shot late Sunday evening. The Carbondale Police Department says around 11:38 p.m., officers were on patrol in the 700 block of North Robert A. Stalls Street when they determined gunshots were being fired. While driving toward the source of the gunshots, they saw a tan four-door car driving away from the scene. The officers started to pursue the tan car. During the chase, a suspect fired several gunshots from the tan car. The shots hit the police car and one of the officers inside. The...
  • Suspect Arrested in Shooting of 2 SDPD Officers Identified

    07/30/2016 6:50:07 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | July 29, 2016 | Jaspreet Kaur
    Suspect Arrested in Shooting of 2 SDPD Officers Identified Jesse Michael Gomez, 52, was arrested early Friday morning in a ravine. By Jaspreet Kaur SDPD Chief Shelley Zimmerman spoke at a press conference Friday evening, identifying the suspect taken into custody in connection to the shooting. A potential suspect was also named. (Published Friday, July 29, 2016) The suspect arrested in connection to the shooting of two San Diego police officers and a potential suspect were identified Friday. Jesse Michael Gomez, 52, was taken into custody after two police officers were shot, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) Chief Shelley Zimmerman...
  • Fort Myers Nightclub Shooting: 2 Dead, at Least 14 Others Reportedly Wounded

    07/25/2016 1:41:41 AM PDT · by Drago · 23 replies
    NBC News ^ | 07/25/2016 | Erin Dean
    At least two people were killed and 15 others injured in a shooting at a Florida nightclub, according to a local report.
  • Fort Myers nightclub shooting: 2 dead, at least 13 injured

    07/25/2016 2:00:37 AM PDT · by Enchante · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | July 25, 2016 | Christine Sever
    Two people are dead and at least 13 others injured during a shooting at a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub, according to Captain Jim Mulligan with the Fort Myers Police. Developing story - more to come
  • The solution to racial war (The Cross and the Switchblade movie)

    07/23/2016 5:39:35 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 18 replies
    www.peacebyjesus.com ^ | 7-23-2016 | daniel1212
    The solution to racial war. All lives matter, but the problem is sin, not skin (though aspects of cultural can be sinful). The Cross and the Switchblade movie (1969, copyright Dick Ross and associates, and which can be seen here) is about the true story which is told in the book, the Cross and the Switchblade written in 1962. The movie (which mostly used local talent) stars Pat Boone as David Wilkerson and Erik Estrada as Nicky Cruz, the teen gang member whose life was dramatically transformed by Christ. Nicky was the leader of the notorious Brooklyn Puerto Rican gang...
  • Lawyers in Twin Peaks case say DA should be disqualified

    07/19/2016 5:01:31 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 43 replies
    kwtx.com ^ | 7/18/2016 | Paul J. Gately
    Two Dallas-area lawyers who represent bikers in the pending Twin Peaks shootout trial are asking two judges to disqualify the district attorney and appoint a special prosecutor. Nine bikers died and 20 more were injured in the May 17, 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs and law enforcement officers at Waco’s Twin Peaks restaurant. Attorneys Clinton F. Broden and Mick Mickelsen both says District Attorney Abel Reyna should be disqualified from hearing the cases because he has a financial interest in the case, Broden said in a news release Monday. Reyna wasn’t immediately available for comment. Broden is representing Matthew...