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  • Chicago Judge Gives Woman Charged In Facebook Live Hate Crime A Shocking Sentence

    12/09/2017 3:07:37 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 23 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12/9/17
    The first of four adults charged in January with the hate crime of a white special needs 18-year-old has been freed on probation in what many people are likely to believe is a rather light sentence compared to the crime. Brittany Covington narrated a Facebook Live video showing the special needs teen being tortured and humiliated in the Chicago apartment she shared with her sister Tanishia, who is still behind bars in this matter along with co-defendants Tesfaye Cooper and Jordan Hill.
  • 28 arrested in DC, Maryland and Virginia as part of Blood gang-related FBI, ATF operation

    12/06/2017 3:24:42 PM PST · by markomalley · 27 replies
    WJLA ^ | 12/6/17
    More than two dozen people were arrested in DC, Maryland and Virginia Wednesday as the ATF, the FBI and local agencies teamed up for a gang-related sting operation, according to authorities. Officials say the arrests stemmed from an investigation into Blood gang-related crimes throughout the area, particularly in Northern Virginia.The ATF announced earlier Wednesday they were engaged in "ongoing law enforcement activity" from Woodbridge to Alexandria. According to authorities, "Operation Tin Panda" started this past Spring, as they investigated Blood-related crimes over the course of the year.Officials say utilizing search warrants today, officers found guns, heroin and other drugs. Before...
  • Multi-agency law enforcement activity reported in DC area

    12/06/2017 7:27:14 AM PST · by tgdunbar · 35 replies
    Fox 5 (DC) ^ | DEC 06 2017 09:37AM EST | fox5dc.com staff
    WASHINGTON - FOX 5 has confirmed that multi-agency law enforcement activity is taking place in the D.C. region this morning. Federal law enforcement agencies, along with state and local authorities, are working in the Washington D.C. area. At this time, exact locations of activity have not been released nor have the nature of the operations.
  • MS-13 Gang Beheaded Victim — Cut out His Heart, Say Maryland Police

    11/23/2017 4:58:19 AM PST · by davikkm · 51 replies
    breitbart ^ | BOB PRICE
    A gang of 10 MS-13 members brutally murdered a Maryland man by stabbing more than 100 times, beheading and dismembering him, and cutting out his heart, Maryland detectives say. The victim has yet to be positively identified and police are asking for help from the community. Court documents obtained by ABC 7 News in Washington, D.C., reveal the brutal details of the ambush and murder allegedly carried out by an informant and nine other MS-13 members. The attack is believed to have been carried out by the gang in early spring this year, officers write in the Statement of Charges....
  • Jury was leaning toward a not guilty verdict in Twin Peaks, juror says

    11/10/2017 6:01:57 PM PST · by Elderberry · 29 replies
    KcenTV ^ | 11/10/2017 | Stephen Adams
    The jury in the first Twin Peaks trial of Dallas Bandido Jake Carrizal was leaning toward a not guilty decision on all three charges before the judge declared a mistrial on Friday. A member of the jury, who spoke to Channel 6 on the condition of anonymity, would not provide the exact split on any of the three charges. But, the juror said the final split on all three charges was in favor of a not guilty decision. The juror said during the course of nearly 16 hours of deliberations, there were points where the jurors were leaning toward Carrizal...
  • Body count blamed on MS-13 violence grows in NYC suburbs

    11/11/2017 9:56:17 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 15 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | November 11, 2017
    Angel Soler's mother brought him to the U.S. as a young boy, figuring things would surely be better than in Honduras, where he had lived in one of the world's most violent cities. Javier Castillo's father made the same calculation when he took his young son out of gang-plagued El Salvador. Life in the leafy Long Island suburbs of New York didn't prove to be any safer.
  • Joy Reid Accuses Gillespie of Scare Tactic: "Brown People all in MSN--Um, MS-13"

    11/05/2017 9:47:09 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 31 replies
    MSNBC. MS-13. Same struggle? In an amusing stumble on her MSNBC show this morning, Joy Reid momentarily seemed to confuse her own network with the notorious MS-13 criminal gang. Claiming that Virginia Republican candidate Ed Gillespie is running as a “neo-Confederate,” Reid said that he is using racial scare ads, “where he’s saying brown people are coming to kill you, because they’re all in MSN –" Reid seemed about to say “MSNBC,” before catching herself: “MS-13.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Rash Of ‘Knockout’ Attacks Has Some New Yorkers Worried

    10/29/2017 7:19:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies
    newyork.cbslocal.com ^ | 10/27/2017 | unknonw
    There were warnings Friday about a possible upsurge in knockout attacks in which people are sucker punched for no good reason. Video of one such incident shows a woman being suddenly kicked and then punched by a man. She was knocked out cold on the ground, but rather than help her several people took out phones to take pictures. Nobody called the police. It happened in Pittsburgh more than a month ago, and something similar happened in Brooklyn on Thursday night. “As he went to tie up his dogs to confront these kids, the group distracted him from the front...
  • Obama tears into Ed Gillespie’s MS-13 ads, calling them ‘as cynical as politics gets’

    10/21/2017 7:40:52 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 58 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10/20/2017 | Fenit Nirappil
    RICHMOND — Former president Barack Obama took the unusual step of criticizing and mocking Virginia’s Republican gubernatorial candidate for a controversial ad blitz highlighting Latino gang violence. As he rallied for the Democratic candidate Ralph Northam on Thursday night, Obama mentioned that he and his wife, Michelle Obama, have seen Republican Ed Gillespie’s commercials airing on television in their D.C. home. The spots say Northam is “weak on MS-13” as images of tattooed Latino men and the gang motto “Kill, Rape, Control” pop up on the screen.
  • Deported MS-13 gang member arrested at border

    10/18/2017 10:04:16 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    KVOA Tucson News ^ | October 17, 2017 | By Alexa Wallen
    TUCSON – MS – 13 gang member was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations officers on Monday evening. Officers identified Jose Daniel Calderon-Canada, 29, after attempting to illegally cross the border at the Port of Nogales’ DeConcini crossing. Calderon-Canada claimed to be a U.S. citizen but after a secondary inspection officers determined he was lying about his citizenship. According to CBP officials Calderon-Canada records identified him as a Mexican national and MS – 13 gang member with multiple deportations and an extensive criminal history. The National Gang Intelligence center claimed MS-13 is a national and international criminal...
  • Deported man arrested in Stuarts Draft

    10/18/2017 10:01:48 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    The Daily Progress ^ | October 17, 2017 | Staff
    A man was arrested in Stuarts Draft by members of the Skyline Drug Task Force two weeks ago. Gustavo Guillen Cruz was deported three years ago after a Waynesboro conviction. Cruz, 28, was charged on Oct. 6 in Stuarts Draft with possession of methamphetamine. Cruz was deported in November of 2014 after being convicted of possession of meth in Waynesboro. He’s a self-admitted member of the Hispanic street gang Sureno 13, a press release said.
  • MS-13 gang members charged in series of murders, drug crimes, authorities say

    10/12/2017 7:09:02 AM PDT · by be-baw · 11 replies
    Eight MS-13 gang members in the notorious crew's "Sailors Clique" faction participated in a violent racketeering conspiracy in and around Maryland, engaging in a terrifying campaign of murder, drug trafficking and extortion, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The men were named in a superseding indictment returned last month by a federal jury, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's office. The indictment alleged the eight men were members or associates of the MS-13 gang with ties to El Salvador. Branches of the gang were known to exist and function throughout Prince George’s County and Montgomery County, Md., prosecutors said.
  • Documents: Police did little to stop Waco biker showdown

    10/11/2017 6:35:13 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 36 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 10/11/2017 | Emily Schmall
    <p>FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Law enforcement officers prepared for war in Waco, Texas, on May 17, 2015.</p> <p>In parking lots surrounding the Twin Peaks restaurant just off Interstate 35, 16 police officers, including a SWAT team of 11, were poised with assault rifles in five police cars and two unmarked SUVs. Seven state police, some undercover, were inside the restaurant or nearby.</p>
  • Jury selection to begin in first Twin Peaks case

    10/09/2017 6:14:56 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 11 replies
    WacoTrib ^ | 10/9/2017 | TOMMY WITHERSPOON
    Jury selection in the trial of the first of the May 2015 Twin Peaks shootout defendants is set to begin Tuesday morning. A panel of about 150 prospective jurors filled out five-page questionnaires Monday morning and were told to report again at 9 a.m. Tuesday for the beginning of jury selection. Jacob Carrizal, 36, Bandidos Dallas chapter president, is the first of the 154 indicted Twin Peaks bikers to go to trial. Carrizal, an employee of a Dallas railway company, is charged with one count of directing activities of a criminal street gang, one count of engaging in organized criminal...
  • Twin Peaks biker seeks recall of sexually explicit video, disqualification of DA's office

    10/04/2017 3:40:19 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 35 replies
    WacoTrib ^ | 10/4/2017 | TOMMY WITHERSPOON
    A Twin Peaks defendant is seeking to disqualify the McLennan County District Attorney's Office from prosecuting his case, claiming prosecutors engaged in "illegal and outrageous" conduct by releasing images of the biker and his wife having sex as part of the massive Twin Peaks discovery process. Houston attorney Paul Looney, who represents Cody Ledbetter, said Wednesday he intends to file a motion Thursday seeking to recall the Twin Peaks discovery because of photos and videos of Ledbetter and his wife having consensual sexual relations that were on Ledbetter's confiscated cellphone. "The district attorney and his assistants have committed numerous crimes...
  • In the absence of police participation- robberies, shootings and homicides soared

    10/04/2017 7:34:22 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Canada Freepress.com ^ | October 4, 2017 | Mitch Wolfe
    In the absence of police participation- robberies, shootings and homicides have soared in these cities and other similar cities BLM and Liberal Press Bashing of American Cops Lead to Greater Gun Violence Mitch Wolfe October 4, 2017 The latest FBI report on gun violence in American cities, especially in specific liberal Democratic-controlled cities- discloses a very inconvenient truth. The relentless bashing and public criticism of urban cops by the activist BLM (Black Lives Matter), the liberal press+ liberal civic leaders have had the unintended consequence of producing a huge increase in black on black killings in certain visible minority cities....
  • Volunteers Beaten, Raped, Shot While Delivering Aid After Mexican Earthquakes

    10/01/2017 1:43:13 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 20 replies
    http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org ^ | September 28, 2017 | Joshua Gill
    Gunmen waylaid a group of volunteers bringing aid to earthquake victims in Mexico, shooting one, raping another and beating several, all for $2,000 and a few cellphones. The group of Catholic youth volunteers left Mexico City in three pickup trucks loaded with food and relief aid for communities affected by the earthquakes in Oaxaca Tuesday morning, but a group of unidentified gunmen intercepted them and shot up their cars, wounding one of the volunteers, according to Siame. The gunmen raped one of the girls, beat one of the young men so severely that he almost died, and left with the...
  • Drug traffickers machine-gun McDonald's branch after fast food restaurant refused [tr]

    09/30/2017 5:24:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 29, 2017 | Gerard Couzens
    A gang of drug traffickers machine-gunned a McDonald's after their demand for 40 free burgers with fries and soft drinks was turned down. Terrified customers - including some with young children - were seen hiding under tables and crouching down behind the counter at the fast food store in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro as they came under attack. One of the bandits was filmed telling a McDonald's manager what he wanted - before a suspected accomplice repeated his request for free food when his partner-in-crime was turned away.
  • Twin Peaks biker seeks to reopen disqualification hearing with new judge

    09/28/2017 7:03:32 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 20 replies
    WacoTrib ^ | 9/28/2017 | TOMMY WITHERSPOON
    Twin Peaks defendant Matthew Clendennen wants to reopen the discussion about disqualifying McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna, but this time, he wants another judge to hear the motion. Clendennen's attorney, Clint Broden, filed a motion Thursday asking to reopen his request to disqualify Reyna from prosecuting Clendennen's case and seeking to recuse 54th State District Judge Matt Johnson only from rehearing the disqualification motion. Johnson rejected a similar motion from Broden last October. That ruling was upheld by Waco's 10th Court of Appeals. But while Broden is seeking a similar result, he is asking this time on different grounds...
  • Chicago Police Officers Discplined for Taking a Knee in Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick

    09/26/2017 7:18:42 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 9/26/2017 | Tom Porter
    Chicago Police Officers Discplined for Taking a Knee in Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick By Tom Porter On 9/26/17 at 5:25 AM Two Chicago police officers who kneeled alongside an activist in a social media photograph that went viral will face disciplinary action for making a political statement while in uniform, a department spokesman said. Activist Aleta Clarke posted the photo on Instagram Sunday, showing two police officers kneeling alongside her, with all three raising their fists. In her caption to the photo with the officers, Clarke, who posts on Instagram under the name @englewoodbarbie, wrote “That Moment when you walk...