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  • 22 indicted on charges of sex-trafficking girls in San Diego County

    22 indicted on charges of sex-trafficking girls in San Diego County
    Twenty-two suspected gang members and associates were indicted Thursday on sex-trafficking charges that include allegations of forcing underage girls from schools in eastern San Diego County into prostitution. The defendants recruited about 100 girls...
  • Dispute may have led to shooting that injured 4 at Portland school

    Dispute may have led to shooting that injured 4 at Portland school
    A dispute involving a gang member may have led to a shooting outside a Portland, Ore., high school that left four people injured, police said. Taylor Zimmers, 16, remained in critical condition Friday night after gunfire erupted outside Rosemary...
  • 33 Crips, Bloods arrested in San Bernardino, Highland crackdown

    33 Crips, Bloods arrested in San Bernardino, Highland crackdown
    Authorities in San Bernardino and Highland arrested 33 known gang members this month in an attempt to halt growing violence in those communities. Those arrested are members of the Crips and Bloods, whose intense rivalry turned even more violent in...
  • The uncertain future of undocumented children

    On a warm day last spring, 16-year-old Hugo Pascual Tomás and his older brother Francisco left their home in Guatemala and set off on a 2,700-mile quest to find their mother. The boys had been left in the care of their elderly grandparents in 2001,...
  • Notorious El Rukn killer wins surprise release from prison

    Notorious El Rukn killer wins surprise release from prison
    He's one of the most legendary informants in Chicago history, a former El Rukn general once described by prosecutors as a "trained killer" who bribed a Cook County judge to fix the infamous double murder case that landed him on death row. Even though...
  • 'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions

    'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions
    In a recent training session for gang officers, LAPD Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese told a class from across the county that more than half of all killings in the city are gang-related. But that term — "gang-related" — can have varying meanings....
  • 25 arrested in sweeping indictment of L.A. gang tied to Mexican Mafia

    25 arrested in sweeping indictment of L.A. gang tied to Mexican Mafia
    Twenty-five members of an East Los Angeles street gang were arrested and five more were being tracked as fugitives as hundreds of agents swarmed the Eastside on Wednesday in an operation authorities said was aimed at weakening a gang that has been...
  • Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album 'promoted' shootings, D.A. says

    Rapper Tiny Doo charged; his album 'promoted' shootings, D.A. says
    Among the 15 suspected San Diego street-gang members charged in a string of shootings is Brandon Duncan, an aspiring rap singer. Duncan, 33, who raps under the name Tiny Doo, is not accused of providing the guns or being present at the nine shootings...
  • Refine youth violence focus

    On March 20, 1998, a happy baby named Christopher Capri Mullins was born to his parents, Consuela Holloway and Christopher Mullins. He was an early achiever who learned how to walk, talk and write ahead of his peers. At Epes Elementary School Chris won...
  • Prosecutors: Suspect in Hadiya killing admitted shooting minutes later

    Prosecutors: Suspect in Hadiya killing admitted shooting minutes later
    Shortly after 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was shot dead while taking shelter with schoolmates from rain in a South Side park, her two killers stopped to pick up two friends who were also walking home from school, Cook County prosecutors say. The...
  • 2 dead, 6 injured in Chicago shootings

    2 dead, 6 injured in Chicago shootings
    Two people were killed and six injured in shootings across Chicago since Wednesday. A male gunman fatally shot a 25-year-old woman and injured two others Wednesday as they sat in a vehicle in the Englewood neighborhood, police said.  The shooting...