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Federal Prosecutors Allege CA MS-13 Members Committed Gruesome Murders

Four people were killed in the Angeles National Forest by members of the Fulton clique wielding machetes, baseball bats and knives, the indictment alleges. Along with a slaying in the Malibu hills and another in Whitsett Fields Park in North Hollywood — the clique’s “stronghold,” prosecutors said — the six killings were committed by gang members hoping to gain entry into or advance within the clique’s ranks, according to the indictment.

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Hobos Gang Leader Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

Tharp sentenced Chester to 40 years in prison at the end of a two-hour hearing, acknowledging the convicted gang member is a man of many talents who chose "to use those talents to advance the cause of evil."

Milwaukee Chief Says Video of Young Men Waving Guns is Recruiting Tool

Police Chief Edward Flynn said a video shown in a courtroom last week of young men on a Milwaukee street flashing guns, cash and drugs and threatening to shoot police is evidence of sophisticated criminals making propaganda to recruit new members while spreading intimidation over social media. More Here.

Milwaukee Chief Says Video of Young Men Waving Guns is Recruiting Tool

Police Chief Edward Flynn said a video shown in a courtroom last week of young men on a Milwaukee street flashing guns, cash and drugs and threatening to shoot police is evidence of sophisticated criminals making propaganda to recruit new members while spreading intimidation over social media.

4 Gang Members Charged in Va. Captain's Kidnapping, Slaying

The people who carjacked, kidnapped, and killed Waynesboro, Va., reserve police captain Kevin Quick were members of the Bloods street gang who robbed stores and sold drugs in the weeks and months leading up to the murder, according to an indictment.

The Texas Prosecutor Murders

The murders of two Texas prosecutors has made safety a top concern for many prosecutors throughout the country. Prosecutors should start thinking about what to do to protect themselves from high-risk gang defendants.

Denver Cop's Alleged Killer Claims Gang Membership

The man accused of shooting a Denver police officer to death at a jazz concert claimed to be a member of the Park Hill Bloods street gang when he was booked into jail.

Tips for Successful Gang Prosecutions

Police officers must have a pristine file, a file that if read by anyone gives all of the information the prosecutor needs.

Barrio Azteca Gang Leader Sentenced To Life in Prison

Barrio Azteca gang leader Roberto Angel Cardona (aka "Little Angelillo") was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday for his participation in a racketeering conspiracy, authorities announced.

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Latin Kings' Nationwide Leader Gets 60 Years in Prison

Augustin Zambrano, the highest ranking member of the Latin Kings, has received 60 years in federal prison for racketeering, narcotics trafficking, and other violent crimes. Zambrano, a "corona" of the Almighty Latin King Nation, was responsible for overseeing the illegal activities of all factions of the powerful street gang that counts about 10,000 members in Illinois.