Gang-related crime

June 28, 2017 - 2:26 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer who skipped out on his trial on charges he helped gang members in investigations has been arrested in North Carolina. Monmouth County prosecutors say 49-year-old Asbury Park patrolman Keith German was arrested Wednesday by the U.S. Marshals Service...
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An undated handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police, London, and made available Saturday, June 10, 2017, of one of the knives used in the London Bridge attacks of Saturday June 3 which killed several people and wounded dozens more. The ringleader of the London Bridge terror gang tried to hire a 7.5 tonne lorry hours before the attack, police have revealed. Detectives suspect the carnage inflicted could have been even worse if Khuram Butt had not failed to secure the vehicle because his payment did not go through. (Metropolitan Police London via AP)
June 10, 2017 - 7:43 am
LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested two more suspects over the London Bridge attack, and revealed that the carnage could have been worse had the attackers succeeded in their goal of renting a truck, rather than a van, to mow down pedestrians. The bloodthirsty gang was also shot dead before...
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An undated handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police, London, and made available Saturday, June 10, 2017, of one of the knives used in the London Bridge attacks of Saturday June 3 which killed several people and wounded dozens more. The ringleader of the London Bridge terror gang tried to hire a 7.5 tonne lorry hours before the attack, police have revealed. Detectives suspect the carnage inflicted could have been even worse if Khuram Butt had not failed to secure the vehicle because his payment did not go through. (Metropolitan Police London via AP)
June 10, 2017 - 3:51 am
LONDON (AP) — The carnage of the London Bridge attack could have been worse: One of the attackers tried to rent a larger truck that could have killed more people, but his payment was declined. The bloodthirsty gang was also shot dead before they could make their way back to the van where their...
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May 18, 2017 - 6:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump persists in suggesting that his 2016 campaign has been exonerated on the question of whether it colluded with Russians, even as a powerful investigation forms to look into that matter and multiple other inquiries press on. The president joined Colombian...
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May 18, 2017 - 9:02 am
THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Three people who police say have ties to the Demented Rejects motorcycle gang have been charged with the distribution of drugs and weapons in a northern central area of North Carolina. The Winston-Salem Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2rhxlfw ) 38-year-old Trace William...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:50 am
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Three teenage boys have been arrested after a gang dispute ended in a beating. The Herald reports ( http://bit.ly/2pYMoK0 ) the York County Sheriff's Office report says the victim was lured outside under the pretense of playing basketball and then attacked by the three teens...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014 photo, new pipelines to carry gas from Texas to Mexico, eventually reaching the city of Guanajuato, are laid underground near General Bravo, in Nuevo Leon state, Mexico. In Mexico's Puebla state, gunmen using local residents as a human shield opened fire on a Mexican army patrol investigating fuel pipeline thefts, killing two soldiers and wounding a third, the military said Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
May 04, 2017 - 7:58 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gunmen using local residents as human shields opened fire on Mexican army patrols investigating fuel pipeline thefts in clashes that left four soldiers and six attackers dead, the military said Thursday. The confrontations late Wednesday in the central state of Puebla marked an...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as speaks at the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. The NRA is holding its 146th annual meetings and exhibits forum at the Georgia World Congress Center. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
April 28, 2017 - 4:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local): 3 p.m. President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his support for gun rights, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end...
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April 24, 2017 - 3:50 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police say a shooting involving gang members left three people dead inside a home in Savannah. Savannah-Chatham County police said officers responded to a home about 1:15 a.m. Monday. Inside they found three bodies. Police identified the victims as 31-year-old Courtney German,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, a woman holds a sign at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco. The Trump administration is moving beyond rhetoric in its effort to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The Justice Department is forcing nine communities to prove they are complying with an immigration law to continue receiving coveted law enforcement grant money. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
April 22, 2017 - 2:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities, warning nine jurisdictions Friday that they may lose coveted law enforcement grant money unless they document cooperation. It...
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