Gangs

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, the British and EU flags flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels. European Council President Donald Tusk unveiled on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the EU's approach to the next phase of Brexit talks on future relations with the UK. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
March 08, 2018 - 1:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — One of the British government's biggest Brexit cheerleaders has taken aim at those in the European Union he accuses of looking to punish Britain for its decision to leave the bloc as exhibiting gang-like tendencies. As Brexit talks appear to have hit an impasse particularly over what...
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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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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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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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December 22, 2017 - 1:07 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Three men have been convicted of killing a nephew of Atlanta's mayor-elect in a mistaken gang shooting. Authorities have said 18-year-old Darius Bottoms was shot in the head because 23-year-old Ryan Bowdery, 22-year-old David Dajunta Wallace and 19-year-old Rashad Barber mistook him...
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December 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey police officer convicted of helping gang members in investigations has been sentenced to 10 years without parole. Forty-nine-year-old Keith German, a 16-year veteran of the Asbury Park police department, was convicted in September of three counts of...
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Stephen Moyer, secretary of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, holds up a badge during a news conference in Baltimore on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, during an announcement that 26 people, including two correctional officers, were indicted in an investigation into gang activity and corruption in Maryland prisons. Moyer is joined by Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, center, and Don Hibbert, assistant special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration Baltimore District Office. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
November 30, 2017 - 2:43 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — In the latest move to root out longstanding corruption in Maryland prisons, state and federal officials announced Thursday the indictments of 26 people, including a correctional officer who served as a high-ranking gang member. The charges include attempted first-degree murder and...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, an injured opposition fighter gets treatment for his wounds in rebel-held territory in South Sudan. South Sudan's army is steadily capturing more rebel-held territory, even as peace talks try to find a resolution to the country's nearly four-year-old civil war. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
November 10, 2017 - 5:12 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's army is steadily capturing more rebel-held territory, even as peace talks try to find a resolution to the country's nearly four-year-old civil war. As the army gains ground, complaints are growing that both sides are committing atrocities against civilians...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016 file photo, Jeffrey Pike, the national president of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, is escorted from the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston. Law enforcement did nothing on the day to stop a meeting in Waco in 2015 that erupted into the deadliest shootout between biker gangs in U.S. history, even though they had detailed advance intelligence that the encounter between the Cossacks and Bandidos was likely to turn violent. That finding came from a review by The Associated Press of a trove of evidence compiled by prosecutors for use in state trials of 154 bikers, with the first trial slated to begin this week of Oct. 11, 2017. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
October 11, 2017 - 2:45 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Law enforcement officers prepared for war in Waco, Texas, on May 17, 2015. 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...
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August 20, 2017 - 11:25 am
GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — An 8-year-old girl is dead after someone fired into a South Carolina apartment and shot her as she was seated on a sofa. Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says Kamryn Montara Bradley of Shelby, North Carolina, died early Sunday. He says she was struck by a bullet from...
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