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MS Gang Threatens Officers Over Fatal Memphis Shooting

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety released a bulletin to law enforcement on Thursday evening warning of the threat by the Gangster Disciples street gang.

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Feds Indict Ex-Georgia Officer, Alleged Members of Gangster Disciples

Among the four dozen alleged Gangster Disciples members charged in indictments unsealed Wednesday, one sticks out: A former Atlanta-area police officer who prosecutors say claimed to be a hit man for the violent gang.

Why Chicago is So Violent

Chicago's homicide rate is out of control. This is not about "old school" gangsters coming out of prison and trying to re-establish themselves. It's about the youngsters having no respect for anyone.

Supreme Court Rules On Cocaine Sentencing

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that two Chicago drug dealers should have been sentenced under a 2010 law that reduced the disparity of sentencing for crack and powder cocaine.

Chicago Police Bust Drug Ring, Arrest Cartel Members

The Chicago Police Department today arrested 12 South Side drug-trafficking suspects, including members of the Gangster Disciples street gang and two Mexican drug cartel operators.

Police: Gang-Affiliated Teen Murdered Chicago SWAT Officer To Steal Guns

Bernard Williams, who is affiliated with the Gangster Disciples, is the brother of a 25-year-old woman Officer David Blake was dating at the time. Police say Williams lured the officer to a dirt alleyway to apparently talk about moving in with him

Gangster Disciples Targeted in Chicago Drug Sweep

Federal agents and Cook County sheriff's officers moved out at 6 a.m. Wednesday in a sweep aimed at the Gangster Disciples, one of the city's most powerful street gangs.

Murder Ink

One afternoon about five years ago, I was summoned from my desk at the detective division of a major Southern California urban sheriff's department and asked to meet one of the staff drill instructors at our academy gymnasium.