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  • Federal charges against alleged 'Ride or Die' gang

    September 22, 2013 4:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Investigations into New Orleans gangs have brought another indictment, this one against a dozen alleged members of an 8th Ward gang called "Ride or Die." The 20-count federal indictment accuses 12 men of conspiring to distribute cocaine, heroin and marijuana. Three of the men also are charged... more »
  • 18 plead not guilty in Orleans gang case

    July 19, 2013 4:50 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Eighteen alleged members of a New Orleans gang have pleaded not guilty in a racketeering case that prosecutors say involved drugs, threats and killings - including the death of a toddler. It took state Judge Camille Buras more than 30 minutes to read the indictment Friday against... more »
  • Suspected gang members nabbed in BRAVE roundup Play Video

    July 4, 2013 12:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement in East Baton Rouge made nine arrests recently, including suspected gang members, in connection with a murder this past June and other crimes. Members of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination project announced the arrests today, and said several of the suspects were believed... more »
  • Teen gang member won't face jail time Play Video

    June 21, 2013 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A judge decided that a 15-year old gang member could have a second chance to straighten out his life, instead of what could've been a 3 year juvenile detention sentence. The teen was one of four members of the "Get Off Boys" convicted of criminal street gang... more »
  • Hearing for gang member in BRAVE program today Play Video

    June 21, 2013 10:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge could determine whether a local teen convicted of gang activity has satisfied Baton Rouge Police's new anti-violence program and probation requirements, or should be sent to jail. The teen was one of four members of the "Get Off Boys" convicted of criminal street gang... more »
  • Gang decimated in Baton Rouge Play Video

    May 3, 2013 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The gang known as the "Get Off Boys" are off the streets of Gardere after three separate sentencing phases for members of the street group. Most of the members of the gang are in middle school. "This is a young group, we don't feel like they... more »
  • Gang activity cited in Gardere Play Video

    March 22, 2013 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- After four teens associated with the Gardere area gang known as the "Get Off Boys," pleaded to burglary and battery charges in Juvenile Court on Thursday, the District Attorney's office is taking a tough stance on gang violence. "We shouldn't hide the fact that there are gangs,... more »
  • District Attorney targeting gangs, groups Play Video

    January 29, 2013 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- While the definition of what constitutes a gang in the Capital City may not be exactly clear, the District Attorney is more than clear on who they're targeting and prosecuting for 'Criminal Street Gang Activity.' "We're seeing violent activity on behalf of street gangs or groups of... more »
  • Suspects arrive at court for India gang rape trial

    January 24, 2013 2:46 AM

    NEW DELHI - Five men accused in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus have arrived at a special fast-track court for the start of their trial. The court is expected to hear opening arguments Thursday as the rape and murder trial gets... more »
  • Third man sentenced in shooting, murder attempt

    October 31, 2012 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison on an attempted first-degree murder charge and for taking part in a pattern of criminal street-gang activity that included the November 2010 shooting injury of a good Samaritan. On Tuesday, state District Judge Don... more »
  • BR teen says guns becoming a way of life Play Video

    February 7, 2012 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge teenager says many people he knows have started carrying guns for personal security, in an area that has seen three deadly shootings in recent days. Joseph Reed, 17, says if young people feel threatened, the guns start coming out. Adding to the problems,... more »
  • Teachers learning to identify signs of gangs at school

    August 2, 2011 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- School security officers, teachers and principals got a crash course in how to spot gang signs in Baton Rouge. The Attorney General's Office provides the training so school personnel can identify different signs, symbols and names used by youth gangs. Sandra Ezell Smith, School Safety Trainer... more »
  • Bandidos plead guilty to lesser charges in shooting

    February 9, 2011 4:59 PM

    GONZALES – Four members of the Bandido motorcycle gang pleaded guilty today to lesser changes in a shooting that took place last year outside an Ascension Parish bar. Joe Flores pleaded guilty to attempted manslaughter and two counts of second-degree battery today, according to court documents. As part of his... more »
  • Biker gang funeral ends peacefully

    June 26, 2010 8:34 PM

    Funeral and memorial services Saturday for an Outlaws motorcycle club member slain by federal agents were undisturbed amid heavy security and sightings of rival gang members. Police Chief Dana M. Kelley of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, said Diablos members were spotted Saturday and other rival bikers reportedly were seen... more »

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