Gang-related crime

File - In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, photo released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, foreign nationals are arrested during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles. A federal immigration official says about 800 people living in Northern California were able to avoid arrest because of a warning by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf. Thomas Homan, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement chief, told "Fox and Friends" Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, that what Schaaf did was "no better than a gang lookout yelling 'police' when a police cruiser comes in the neighborhood." (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 1:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A top immigration official said Wednesday that about 800 people living illegally in Northern California were able to avoid arrest because of a warning over the weekend by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf. "What she did is no better than a gang lookout yelling 'police' when a police...
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February 22, 2018 - 5:39 am
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — A multi-agency operation has yielded the arrests of eight documented gang members in a drug bust in North Carolina. Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson told news outlets the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on a Rocky Mount home Tuesday,...
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February 10, 2018 - 4:07 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Reyes, a singer of ballads lionizing drug gang bosses, was shot dead in the Mexican capital, authorities and local media reported. Mexico City prosecutors said in a statement that the 33-year-old man was found with multiple bullet wounds in an SUV on Friday in the southern...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 30, 2018 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 10:35 p.m. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address clocked in at one hour and 20 minutes. According to the American Presidency Project, that makes Trump's speech one of the...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, Robert Mickens, whose 15-year-old daughter, Nisa Mickens was killed in an alleged MS-13 killing last September, speaks at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism and Intelligence at the U.S. District Courthouse in Central Islip, N.Y. President Donald Trump's guests for his State of the Union speech will include the parents of two Long Island teenagers who were believed to be killed by MS-13 gang members. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
January 30, 2018 - 12:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's guests for his State of the Union speech Tuesday include an Ohio welder who will benefit from his tax overhaul plan and the parents of two Long Island teenagers who were believed to be killed by MS-13 gang members. Among his other guests are rescuers who...
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January 12, 2018 - 12:31 pm
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army says a militant oil leader who had once organized the kidnapping of four British missionaries and death of one of them has been killed. Military Joint Task Force spokesman Maj. Ibrahim Abdullahi said Friday that Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, who was known as "Karowei...
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Japanese gang member Shigeharu Shirai displays his tattoos at a police station during a press conference in Lopburi, central Thailand, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Thai police have arrested the 72-year-old fugitive who was recognized when his full-body tattoos were circulated online. A police statement says Shirai was arrested Wednesday in a province north of Bangkok, where he has been hiding for over 10 years to evade murder charges in Japan in connection with the death of a rival gang member. (AP Photo)
January 11, 2018 - 9:03 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said they have arrested a 74-year-old fugitive Japanese gang member who was recognized when photos of his full-body tattoos were circulated online. A police statement said Shigeharu Shirai was arrested Wednesday in a province north of Bangkok where he has been hiding for...
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January 09, 2018 - 10:29 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Six North Carolina gang members have been sentenced for their roles in the 2014 deaths of a South Carolina couple. The U.S. Attorney's Office said the members of the United Blood Nation gang were sentenced Monday to prison terms ranging from 13 years to life in prison...
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January 08, 2018 - 9:51 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A yearlong Associated Press analysis found more than a dozen firearms sold by law enforcement agencies in Washington state since 2010 later became evidence in new criminal investigations. Identifying guns sold by law enforcement and matching them to new crimes required extensive...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, police lift crime scene tape after two people were shot and transported to Stroger Hospital in Chicago. Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before but raging gang wars in the city's most violent neighborhoods drove the total beyond the 600 mark for just the second time in well over a decade. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
January 01, 2018 - 2:38 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city's most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade. The Chicago Police Department released statistics Monday...
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