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  • Grand jury indicts 106 in Waco biker shooting

    November 11, 2015 6:49 AM

    WACO, TX.- A grand jury has returned indictments for engaging in organized criminal activity against 106 of the 177 bikers arrested following the deadly shootout outside a Waco, Texas, restaurant in May. McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna said at a news conference Tuesday evening that the panel acted on... more »
  • Boston officer shot in face in critical condition

    March 28, 2015 1:43 PM

    BOSTON - Boston's police commissioner says a decorated officer remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being shot in the face Friday night when gang unit officers stopped a car. Commissioner William Evans said Saturday morning that 34-year-old Officer John Moynihan was struck just below his right... more »
  • Suspected Texas gang member arrested after La. police chase

    January 8, 2015 10:25 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A man and woman from Texas face charges after a morning police chase that, when it ended, turned up $940 in counterfeit $20 bills inside the pair's Mercedes. State Police said troopers initially tried to pull the vehicle over on I-10 east near Highway 415. The... more »
  • Man sentenced after taping drug sale near toddler

    December 11, 2014 3:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A gang member whose crimes included a drug deal that he apparently video-recorded himself - with a toddler inches away - was sentenced to 12 years in prison by a federal judge in New Orleans. The sentence was handed down Wednesday against 21-year-old William Henderson. Henderson pleaded... more »
  • Music duo Insane Clown Posse loses gang lawsuit

    July 8, 2014 11:12 AM

    DETROIT - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at scrubbing an FBI report that describes fans of the rap-metal duo Insane Clown Posse as a loosely organized gang. Detroit federal Judge Robert Cleland says the government isn't responsible for acts by local police agencies that use the 2011 report.... more »
  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »

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