The Latin Kings, one of the most violent street gangs in America, saw the arrest of 14 alleged members in Brooklyn. The Latin Kings were arrested for shooting, stabbing, and also scalping their rivals across the city.
NYPD officials conducted a massive raid in Harlem Wednesday morning aimed at ending a gang feud in a pair of housing projects in the borough. Although official numbers have yet to be released, police arrested dozens of alleged gang members with some unconfirmed reports saying the arrests led into the hundreds.
A shooting in New York last week that claimed the life of a toddler boy as he was pushed in a stroller has resulted in the arrest of a pair of suspects last Friday (September 6). The intended target was the toddler’s gang-affiliated father, and one of the suspected killers reportedly expressed remorse for his […]
Los Angeles police scored a victory in their war against gangs with a massive takedown of nearly three dozen Crips gang members Thursday (August 29). Dubbed “Operation Thumbs Down,” the LAPD went after one of the city’s oldest and most notorious gangs in the Rollin’ 30s Harlem Crips.
We don’t think Nicki Minaj quite had this in mind when she began calling her legion of fans “Barbies.” In an ongoing joint effort by the New York Police Department and federal authorities to curb gang violence, “Operation Patria” helped to take down up to as many as 50 members linked to the violent Bronx […]
Chicago’s growing infamy as a result of the violence plaguing the city has been one of the saddest news developments in some time. Warring gang factions have overrun huge swaths of the Windy City, gripping many persons young and old in fear. In recent weeks newscasters have been investigating the phenomenon, with ABC’s late-night news […]
The sprawling city of Chicago has made national news headlines of late for the violent and rapid spike of gang-related murders – now numbering 320 in 2012 so far. As the inner city strife mars the Windy City’s image, young rappers such as Chief Keef and the late Lil Jo Jo, with the latter of […]
We will never know what type of rapper, or man, Lil JoJo, born Joseph Coleman, would have developed into since he was gunned down on September 4th in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. The 17-year-old’s funeral was held yesterday (September 14th), and tensions were high with a heavy police presence at the Jones Funeral Home […]
With the arrest of notoriously elusive and influential drug dealer James Corley, the Queens-based “Supreme Team” street gang saw one of the final beams of its foundation tumble after the 51-year-old was charged on Thursday (May 18) with criminal sale of a controlled substance and other related drug charges. NYPD commissioner Raymond Kelly and Queens […]
The infamous Folks Nation gang alliance birthed in the late 70s by Gangsta Disciple Nation leader and chairman Larry Hoover has spread far beyond its Chicago-based roots. On Wednesday morning (February 22), a reported Folks Nation gang leader that was wanted for his role in a series of gang hits was arrested in his girlfriend’s […]
Authorities are reporting a spike in gang activity on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, saying that several well known gangs are using the social networks to intimidate people and communicate gang related activities. Gangs are reportedly using the sites to “cyber bully” or make threats as well as share information on rival gangs and […]