29_35x90 knx_35x90

gangs

(credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Unite Nationwide To Fight Gun Violence

L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer is teaming up with Manhattan’s city attorney to rally prosecutors across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence.

09/17/2014

(credit: CBS)

Gang Violence, Fears For Children In Central America Fuel Rush To US

Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America.

07/24/2014

(credit: CBS)

Boyle Heights Housing Project Residents On Edge After Firebomb Attacks

KCAL9’s Dave Bryan reports residents voiced strong opinions at the meeting amid growing fears the attacks at the Ramona Gardens housing project could rekindle racial tension.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2014

(credit: CBS)

Whittier Man Suspected In Vicious Stabbings Turned Over To LASD

Thirty-four-year-old Alfred Tapia, a reputed gang member, was being held on attempted murder charges after being turned over to U.S. authorities on Wednesday, according to a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department spokesperson.

04/17/2014

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris releases a report on the growing influence of transnational criminal organizations and "cyber-gangs" in California on March 20, 2014. (credit: Claudia Peschiutta/KNX1070 Newsradio)

Attorney General: California Biggest Target For Cartels, Transnational Gangs In US

Attorney General Kamala Harris says California’s location, size and its role in the digital economy make the state a major hub for the money-making schemes of Mexican cartels and TCOs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2014

generic_graphic_crime_sex_trade_prostitute

Gang Targeted In San Diego Sex Trafficking Charges

Seventeen people were arrested Wednesday in California, Arizona and New Jersey under an indictment that targets a gang based in San Diego’s North Park area.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/08/2014

(credit: CBS)

FBI Cracks Down On Violent MS-13 Gang

Numerous reputed Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang members and associates are facing federal and state charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

(credit: CBS)

Teen Sex-Trafficking Victims Share Their Stories: ‘Basically, [He] Kind Of Sold Me’

Two former teen prostitutes shared their stories with CBS2/KCAL9’s Melanie Woodrow, revealing some of the dismal details that embody the hard reality of sex trafficking.

11/05/2013

(credit: CBS)

Judge Bans 6 Gangs From Area Near Downtown LA

A Superior Court judge has granted a permanent injunction banning members of six Los Angeles street gangs from congregating or carrying weapons within a nearly 4-square-mile area near downtown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

(credit: CBS)

New Documentary Explores Street Life In Long Beach

A new documentary — “The Game Don’t Change” — looks at street life in the 6th district of Long Beach, California.

08/01/2013

(credit: CBS)

South LA Man, 19, Killed While Walking Brother To School

A 19-year-old man was shot and killed Monday while he was walking his younger brother to school in South Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2012

summerlights

Pair Shot At Sun Valley Anti-Gang Event

Two young men were shot July 12 at Summer Night Lights, a landmark “anti-gang” initiative in Sun Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

(credit: CBS)

2 Dead, Suspect In Custody Following Gang-Related Shooting

A gang-related shooting in the Lafayette Square area of Los Angeles Wednesday left two people dead and one suspect in custody, police said.

06/20/2012

(Getty Images)

Police: Gangs May Be Behind Daytime Break-Ins At Luxury Glendale Homes

Street gangs from South L..A. may be behind series of daytime burglaries in Glendale, police said Friday.

04/13/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,376 other followers