Gangs

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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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to law enforcement members during the Gangs Across The Carolinas Training Symposium in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 17, 2017 - 3:14 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is suggesting that sanctuary cities contribute to problems with drugs and violent gangs, adding that cracking down on illegal immigrants is his priority. Sessions spoke Thursday in Winston-Salem to several hundred law officers...
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August 15, 2017 - 10:25 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to six years and five months in prison for accidentally shooting a gun while taking a selfie in a strip club restroom. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa announced 34-year-old Rorn Sorn's sentencing Monday. The Asian Pride Gang member pleaded...
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Emergency response vehicles gather at Great Lakes Dragaway on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, near Union Grove, Wis. Three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event at the facility, a Wisconsin sheriff said. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said authorities responded around 7 p.m. after receiving reports about shots being fired. The three men were shot by another man at point-blank range near a food vendor, Beth said at a news conference Sunday night. No suspects were arrested and no one else was injured. (Terry Flores/Kenosha News via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 4:44 pm
PARIS, Wis. (AP) — Three Illinois men whom authorities believe were gang members may have been targeted by a rival when they were shot to death at close range during a drag racing event in southeastern Wisconsin, sheriff's officials said Monday. The three men were fatally shot as they stood near a...
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Emergency response vehicles gather at Great Lakes Dragaway on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, near Union Grove, Wis. Three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event at the facility, a Wisconsin sheriff said. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said authorities responded around 7 p.m. after receiving reports about shots being fired. The three men were shot by another man at point-blank range near a food vendor, Beth said at a news conference Sunday night. No suspects were arrested and no one else was injured. (Terry Flores/Kenosha News via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 3:15 pm
UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Three Illinois men who were shot to death at point-blank range during a drag racing event in southeastern Wisconsin may have been targeted by a rival gang member but a lack of cooperation has stymied the investigation, sheriff's officials said Monday. The three men were...
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In this Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, photo, crime scene tape surrounds a property in Lodge Grass, Mont. Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed multiple people and injured others on Friday on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe's chairman said. (Casey Page/The Billings Gazette via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 7:24 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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August 06, 2017 - 5:24 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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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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