Gang-related crime

This booking photo provided by the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department shows Gustavo Perez Arriaga. Perez Arriaga, suspected of gunning down a California policeman, was in the U.S. illegally and was captured while planning to flee to his native Mexico, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson announced, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, as he all but blamed the state's sanctuary law for the officer's death. (Courtesy of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department via AP)
December 29, 2018 - 1:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected of killing a California policeman was in the U.S. illegally and captured while planning to flee to his native Mexico, a sheriff said as he all but blamed the state's sanctuary law for the officer's death. A two-day statewide manhunt ended Friday with the arrest...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Newman Police Department shows officer Ronil Singh who was killed on duty conducting a traffic stop early Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in the town of Newman, Calif. A suspected drunk driver accused of fatally shooting Singh who pulled him over was captured Friday, Dec. 28, as he tried to flee back to Mexico, where he lived before illegally crossing into the U.S., authorities said. (Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
Patrick Gentry
December 28, 2018 - 11:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A suspected drunken driver accused of killing a California police officer who pulled him over was captured Friday as he tried to flee back to Mexico, where he lived before illegally crossing into the U.S., authorities said. The sheriff leading the investigation blamed...
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December 24, 2018 - 3:39 am
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say they've arrested a second suspect in the fatal shootings of two bystanders during a convenience store robbery in Macon. The Macon Telegraph reports 23-year-old Kaylen Devon Johnson was jailed Friday on charges including murder and street gang...
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FILE- In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy. Federal authorities say Hernandez is in custody and awaiting a Manhattan court appearance. The Brooklyn-based rapper, whose legal name is Daniel Hernandez, is among four people arrested on racketeering and firearms charges. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
November 19, 2018 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The rapper known as Tekashi 6ix9ine was in federal custody Monday awaiting a Manhattan court appearance on racketeering charges alleging that he participated in the July shooting of a bystander in Brooklyn and the gunpoint robbery of his gang's rivals last spring. The Brooklyn-based...
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November 19, 2018 - 5:02 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Four alleged Georgia gang members have been convicted in two killings. Media outlets report a jury on Sunday found Roderick Parrish and Jordon Campbell guilty of felony murder in the death of 21-year-old Rebecca Foley. Kevin Smith was convicted on weapons and street gang-...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 file photo, some jewels from the famed Al Thani Collection are on display at the 'Treasures of the Mughals and the Maharajahs' exhibition, at Venice's Doge's Palace, in Venice, Italy. Croatian police say they have arrested four suspects in the brazen theft last January of precious Indian jewels from the famed Al Thani Collection that were on display in a Venetian palace. Police said Thursday, Nov. 8 the men, all Croatians, were arrested Wednesday after a months-long investigation in cooperation with Italian police. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP, file)
November 08, 2018 - 3:12 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police have arrested four suspects in the brazen theft last January of precious Indian jewels from the famed Al Thani Collection that were on display in a Venetian palace. Four men, all Croatians ranging in age from 43 to 60, were arrested Wednesday after a months-...
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November 03, 2018 - 6:49 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A new murder trial has started for five alleged gang members charged in two killings. The Savannah Morning News reports opening statements began Friday in the trial, the same day police announced the arrest of the parents of two of the defendants for threating a juror in a...
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Jeffrey Sallet, special agent in charge of the Chicago FBI bureau, at podium, is joined by local, state and federal officials during the announcement of charges against alleged gang members who they say are responsible for the murders of 11 men between 2014 and 2016 in Chicago on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (Nader Issa/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
October 26, 2018 - 6:09 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of a Chicago street gang suspected of killing at least 11 people and terrorizing a South Side neighborhood for years have been charged as part of a joint federal and state investigation announced Friday. The Goonie Boss faction, under purported leader, 22-year-old Romeo "O-...
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In this Oct. 23, 2018 photo, Nicaraguan Lester Javier Velasquez Gonzalez, left, his 14-year-old son Axel, 9-year-old daughter Alexa Michelle and wife Idania Molina Rocha, rest on a sidewalk beneath a Nicaraguan national they proudly hung on the wall, while travelling with a migrant caravan to the U.S., in Huixtla, Mexico. While most people joined spontaneously as word of the caravan spread, their long, terrible journey began in early July when the Nicaraguan government launched a crackdown on opposition protests demanding President Daniel Ortega leave office. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
October 25, 2018 - 2:59 pm
HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — Amid thousands of mostly Honduran migrants hoping to make it to the United States, the Velasquez Gonzalez family from Nicaragua is something of an outlier. While most joined spontaneously as word of the caravan spread in the last 12 days or so, the long, terrible journey for...
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This Aug. 3, 2018 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) shows death row inmate Luis Rodriguez, 34. Corrections spokeswoman Terry Thornton says Rodriguez is the suspect in the stabbing death of fellow condemned inmate Jonathan Fajardo, 30, who was stabbed to death in the chest and neck with an inmate-made weapon Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in a recreational yard of the cell house that holds the bulk of condemned inmates at San Quentin State Prison. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)
October 05, 2018 - 9:19 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One condemned inmate killed another Friday, the first slaying of a death row inmate in California in more than 20 years, officials said. Jonathan Fajardo, 30, was stabbed in the chest and neck with an inmate-made weapon in a recreational yard of the cell house that holds...
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