Gang-related crime

August 06, 2017 - 5:09 pm
LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) — Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe's chairman said. Friday's shootings in the town of Lodge Grass involved methamphetamine, Crow Tribal Chairman...
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Ryan Murphy, left, and Rose Sergeant, right, pick up needles and saline containers beneath the Dolores Park bridge in San Francisco Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Officials say the Thursday afternoon shooting took place on a bridge that connects the park to the neighborhood and may be gang related. Officials say police have stepped up patrols around the park, where the rapidly gentrifying Mission District is transforming from a gritty area to a popular neighborhood of expensive homes, trendy bars and restaurants. (AP Photo/Linda Wang)
August 04, 2017 - 8:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco park where three people were shot on a sunny afternoon underwent a $20 million renovation last year and immediately became one of the city's most popular destinations — and a magnet for drug use, gang activity and violence. The new playground, additional...
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People enjoy at Dolores Park hours after San Francisco Police responded to reports of a shooting at the park in San Francisco on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. At least one gunman opened fire Thursday at the popular San Francisco park packed with families and tourists, leaving a few people wounded and sending dozens of panicked people running for cover, witnesses and police said. (AP Photo/Linda Wang)
August 04, 2017 - 7:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco park where three people were shot on a sunny afternoon underwent a $20 million renovation last year and immediately became one of the city's most popular destinations — and a magnet for drug use, gang activity and violence. The new playground, additional...
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This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, photo courtesy of Antonia Juhasz shows San Francisco Police officers and paramedics at Dolores Park in San Francisco. Police say three people were shot at a popular San Francisco park. The San Francisco Police Department says people should stay away from Dolores Park, where the shooting happened Thursday afternoon. (Antonia Juhasz via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 6:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco park where three people were shot underwent a $20 million renovation last year and immediately became one of the city's most popular destinations — and a magnet for drug use, gang activity and violence. The new playground, additional bathrooms and improved...
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August 01, 2017 - 9:39 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Five defendants at a Moscow courthouse attacked their guards in a bungled escape attempt, leading to a shootout that killed three people and wounded five others, officials said Tuesday. Russia's Investigative Committee said the attempted getaway started while the five handcuffed men...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2017 file photo, the casket of Justin Llivicura, 16, is carried from St. Joseph the Worker Church after Llivicura's funeral in East Patchogue, N.Y. Llivicura was one of four young men found slain in a suspected MS-13 gang killing in a park in Central Islip, N.Y., on April 12. President Donald Trump is scheduled travel to New York on Friday, July 28, to meet with law enforcement on Long Island and discuss the MS-13 street gang. His administration has made MS-13 a symbol of the need for stricter immigration laws. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
July 28, 2017 - 9:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trumpeting his administration's crackdown on illegal immigration and violent crime, President Donald Trump is traveling to Long Island to urge Congress to dedicate more funding to the fight. Trump is set to speak Friday afternoon at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood,...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2017 file photo, the casket of Justin Llivicura, 16, is carried from St. Joseph the Worker Church after Llivicura's funeral in East Patchogue, N.Y. Llivicura was one of four young men found slain in a suspected MS-13 gang killing in a park in Central Islip, N.Y., on April 12. President Donald Trump is scheduled travel to New York on Friday, July 28, to meet with law enforcement on Long Island and discuss the MS-13 street gang. His administration has made MS-13 a symbol of the need for stricter immigration laws. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
July 28, 2017 - 5:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trumpeting his administration's crackdown on illegal immigration and violent crime, President Donald Trump is traveling to Long Island to urge Congress to dedicate more funding to the fight. Trump is set to speak Friday afternoon at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood,...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2017 file photo, the casket of Justin Llivicura, 16, is carried from St. Joseph the Worker Church after Llivicura's funeral in East Patchogue, N.Y. Llivicura was one of four young men found slain in a suspected MS-13 gang killing in a park in Central Islip, N.Y., on April 12. President Donald Trump is scheduled travel to New York on Friday, July 28, to meet with law enforcement on Long Island and discuss the MS-13 street gang. His administration has made MS-13 a symbol of the need for stricter immigration laws. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
July 28, 2017 - 12:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of gang killings in New York's Long Island suburbs, many involving teenage victims, has caught the attention of President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to travel Friday to one of the towns hit hardest by the violence. Trump is expected to meet with law enforcement officers...
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July 28, 2017 - 12:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of gang killings in New York's Long Island suburbs has caught the attention of President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to travel Friday to one of the communities hit hardest by the violence. Trump is expected to meet with law enforcement officers and discuss the MS-13 street...
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July 19, 2017 - 11:30 am
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — At least a dozen alleged members of the MS-13 street gang have been arrested on murder charges involving the massacre of four young men in a Long Island park last April, a law enforcement official said Wednesday. The official was not authorized to release the information...
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