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Police release video of shooting at Las Vegas Strip mall
... lved in the fight may have been affiliated with a gang, but the incident does not appear to be gang moti ... th a gang, but the incident does not appear to be gang motivated. Anyone with information about this ... about this incident is urged to contact Metro’s gang crimes bureau at 702-828-3309 or to remain anonym ...
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4 teens charged with murder in USC student’s death
... o life in prison without possibility of parole because of their ages. All four are being held without bail. USC's urban campus is within a mile of gang-plagued neighborhoods with historically high crime rates. Since the 2012 killings, USC has added 60 security cameras, including some license plate ...
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Las Vegas gang member pleads guilty to drug, racketeering charges
... the Las Vegas Playboy Bloods street gang pleaded guilty to one count of racke ... the Las Vegas Playboy Bloods street gang pleaded guilty today to one count of ... ard after he had asked him and other gang members to leave the property, the d ... ederal resources to prosecute street gang members who commit cowardly and horr ...
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Perry’s border campaign
... Guatemala and El Salvador. Many have been fleeing gang violence and following the rumors spread by human ... de and its root causes, particularly violent drug gangs. Many of the drug gangsters received their stree ... particularly violent drug gangs. Many of the drug gangsters received their street schooling in the Unite ...
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A meeting place for nations divided
... ca’s failed immigration enforcement. On a busy night, thousands of people slipped into the United States illegally. It was so easy to cross that gangs of Mexican thieves waited each night on Southern California hillsides, ready to prey on the migrants and occasionally to battle Border Patrol agents ...
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Everything you want to know about death in Las Vegas
... ams that doubled as bingo cards and a memorial in which members of a biker gang revved their hogs in a synchronized salute as their comrade was laid to re ... ams that doubled as bingo cards and a memorial in which members of a biker gang revved their hogs in a synchronized salute as their comrade was laid to re ...
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U.S. weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras
... me one of the most violent regions in the world in recent years, with swathes of all three countries under the control of drug traffickers and street gangs who rob, rape and extort ordinary citizens with impunity. Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina, speaking to reporters in Washington ahead of th ...
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House, Senate advance competing border proposals
... anging the 2008 law, but there has been a backlash from immigration advocates who say kids would be sent back to their deaths at the hands of vicious gangs in parts of Central America. Now most Democrats say they are strongly opposed. "I'm willing to compromise on things, but it depends on what," Sen ...
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Felon with gang ties gets 12 years for guns, drugs
... gang known as the Gerson Park Kingsmen was sentenced today to 12 years and 11 m ... as well as five years of ... A man affiliated with a Las Vegas street gang known as the Gerson Park Kingsmen was sentenced today to 12 years and 11 m ...
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With invective directed at refugees, where is Lady Liberty?
... rs, the policy for this new batch should be a kick in the butt home. Is lack of political freedom in Cuba more onerous than conscription into violent gangs or death, rape or beatings by them — and the police? I know. We can’t take in everyone. We can, however, consider the totality of circumstanc ...
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After 3-year probe, feds to monitor Newark police
... rtment violated the First Amendment rights of residents who lawfully objected to police actions, and it found a pattern of officers in the narcotics, gang and prisoner processing units stealing residents' property. The city of Newark cooperated with the investigation and has agreed to court-enforced ...
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Perry sending National Guard troops to border
... er. Most have been from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, where rampant gang violence and intense poverty have driven tens of thousands of people outsi ... federal government failed to secure the border and suggested that criminal gangs could be exploiting the recent surge to make things worse. He said more t ...
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Metro releases photo of person of interest in Fashion Show mall shooting
... of those involved may have been affiliated with a gang, but the incident does not appear to be gang moti ... th a gang, but the incident does not appear to be gang motivated. The shooting is still under investi ... n about this incident is urged to contact Metro's Gang Crimes Bureau at 702-828-3309. To remain anonymou ...
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How a flood of kids upended immigration debate
... designed to protect children from trafficking by gangs and other criminals. It set up a system to help ... But why such a sudden jump in numbers? Crime, gang violence, poverty across Central America, a desir ... nadequate and would result in minors returning to gang violence and worse in their home communities. ...
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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis’ targeting of Christians
... ted to flee to the nearby self-rule Kurdish region or other areas protected by Kurdish security forces. "What is being done by the Daesh terrorist gang against our Christian citizens in Ninevah province, and their aggression against the churches and houses of worship in the areas under their control ...
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Mongols biker club, accused of criminality, tries to shield its trademark
... f Justice study of outlaw motorcycle gangs reported that "the outlaw motorcycl ... reported that "the outlaw motorcycle gang members coined this (1 percenter) ph ... t's not the case at all. "It's not a gang," he said. "It's a club." Justice ... n the current case, no member of the gang would be allowed to wear the tradema ...
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Names of bank robbers killed in shootout released
... tockton on Wednesday that ended with the death of Misty Holt-Singh and two gang members thought to have participated in the robbery of the bank where the ... 30, and Alex Gregory Martinez, 27. Police said the two were documented gang members from Stockton. The sister of Misty Holt-Singh expressed sympath ...
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Free to be … Not you, just me
... t enjoy. Again, if all my compensation was money and I did with it what I wish, we could save Justices Antonin Scalia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the gang a lot of tooth-gnashing and robe dry-cleaning. If I had my way, I’d pay taxes to make sure no poor person, disabled person or child went without ...
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Fewer kids detained recently at border, officials say
... mpared to as many as 1,200 on any given day during the peak. The children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are fleeing widespread gang violence and poverty in their home countries. Some come to reunite with parents already in the U.S., while others flee for their lives. Some parents ...
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Prosecutor says bank robbers intended to take hostages
... gang of bank robbers who took three women hostage duri ... lice said the other robbers, ages 27 and 30, were gang members, also from Stockton. Ramos was scheduled ... re, and the city — which has had a longstanding gang problem — saw a spike in violent crime. But the ...
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Effects of Southwest’s border crisis reaching into Nevada
... ns High Commissioner for Refugees of 400 unaccompanied children found 48 percent experienced violence or threats by organized-crime groups, including gangs, drug cartels and officials in their home countries. An additional 22 percent reported experiencing abuse at home and violence from their parents or ...
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18-year-old arrested in fatal shooting in North Las Vegas
... s pronounced dead on the 400 block of Rancho Del Norte Drive. Police have not established a motive behind the shooting, but they believe it may be gang-related. The investigation is ongoing. ...
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Victim of shooting at Fashion Show Mall not cooperating, police say
... While some of the individuals involved may have gang affiliations, the shooting does not appear to be ... affiliations, the shooting does not appear to be gang-motivated, police said. Police don't believe the ... scriminately, he said. Detectives from Metro's gang crimes bureau have assumed responsibility for the ...
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Gang informant facing life imprisonment after judge’s ruling on plea deal
... that led to the reassignment of two Metro Police gang detectives. Raul “Sparks” Gonzalez, who be ... ives. Raul “Sparks” Gonzalez, who became a gang informant for Metro while in jail in connection w ... Gonzalez is a purported member of the 28th Street gang and has a violent criminal history that includes ...
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Ramparts against Republicans
... ith cash to ensure victory. Lauren Windsor reported last month in The Nation that Charles and David Koch held their annual summer seminar for “a gang of the world’s richest people,” and, according to a source who attended the conference, “the explicit goal was to raise $500 million to take th ...
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Metro Police honor officers who showed valor in life-and-death situations
... we receive from our families at home,” he said. These are the incidents, the officers and the awards: Nov. 21, 2011. Medal of Honor. During a gang suppression move on Karen Avenue, Detective Casey Clarkson ran after a suspect who pulled a weapon. Clarkson shot the man, who was running and pointi ...
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On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants
... y 14 years ago as an unaccompanied minor from the gang-plagued Honduran city of San Pedro Sula. Zelay ... er in Texas, he said, he’d been threatened by a gang, shot in each arm while he was playing soccer. ... I do if my children were being recruited by those gangs? Would I sell my house and send my children nort ...
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Tangled in legal web, informant scrambles to stay out of prison before murder trial
... laughter conviction in 1999, alleged gang ties and his willingness to … ... his willingness to … Metro gang detectives orchestrated the December ... laughter conviction in 2002, alleged gang ties and his willingness to feed inf ... h the FBI-led Las Vegas Safe Streets Gang Task Force and receiving the plea de ...
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2 at Metro removed from task force after freeing violent felon from jail
... A Metro Police supervisor and a detective have been removed from a gang task force after an internal investigation showed they improperly orchestr ... s offered even though the suspect is a purported member of the 28th Street gang and has a violent criminal history that includes a voluntary manslaughter ...
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Brazil fans crushed as Germany scores early goals, wins 7-1
... t Germany, but not in his fashion." To make matters worse, at the Fan Fest viewing area on Copacabana beach, hundreds of people stampeded out as a gang of young men carried out a so-called "arrastao" mass robbery, running through crowd, inciting panic and snatching necklaces and bags along the way. ...
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California city latest immigration flashpoint as demonstrators square off
... care for our own citizens," he said. In recent months, thousands of children and families have fled violence, murders and extortion from criminal gangs in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Since October, more than 52,000 unaccompanied children have been detained. The crunch on the border in Te ...
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Gov. Perry: Send child immigrants back home
... om Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, and say they are fleeing pervasive gang violence and crushing poverty. Wednesday's hearing by the House Homelan ... nvestigate why children were leaving. He left with the impression that the gang violence was an even stronger drive than the intense poverty. "A deterr ...
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Buses with migrant families rerouted amid protest
... ster Nancy Greyson, 60, of Murrieta, told the Desert Sun newspaper. Many of the immigrants were detained while fleeing violence and extortion from gangs in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. After the buses were blocked, federal authorities rerouted the vehicles to a freeway and then to a custom ...
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Suspect confesses to early May slaying in eastern valley, police say
... ort: Dillon, 28, also known as “Flame,” had been riding his bike the evening of May 9 near the park when he got into a fight – possibly over gang colors – with Boggess. Dillon told police he tried to run from Boggess, who was a considerably bigger man, but Boggess caught Dillon east of the pa ...
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Suspects sought after 9 shot on Bourbon Street
... ween video evidence and eyewitness accounts, we will bring the perpetrators to justice." Police have not determined whether the shootings might be gang-related, Serpas said. He called on residents, businesses and witnesses who may have video footage, including any from surveillance cameras, to contac ...
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Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans
... ween video evidence and eyewitness accounts, we will bring the perpetrators to justice." Police have not determined whether the shootings might be gang-related, Serpas said. He called on residents, businesses and witnesses who may have video footage, including any from surveillance cameras, to contac ...
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Obama to seek border aid; Pelosi visits Texas
... ssage in recent weeks that new arrivals will be targeted for deportation. But immigrants arriving from those countries say they are fleeing pervasive gang violence and crushing poverty. The Border Patrol in South Texas has been overwhelmed for several months by an influx of unaccompanied children and ...
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Days before trial, man accused of beating limo driver is no-show for court
... ntent to “promote, further or assist a criminal gang.” But Clark County District Court Judge Abbi ... enough evidence to the grand jury to support the gang-related charges. On Dec. 17, Silver ordered pr ... n Dec. 17, Silver ordered prosecutors to drop the gang enhancement charges and lowered bail for each def ...
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Injured Giants fan attends trial as it nears end
... olice officers in the stadium, he said, because "a lot of fans had had run-ins with the police." Many of those fans had tattoos and appeared to be gang members, he said, adding that the arrival of police in uniform at the scene of any dispute would exacerbate the situation. Attorneys for Stow clai ...
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Trial set for suspect in 2009 slaying of Metro Police officer
... was identified by Metro Police as one of six Wood gang members involved in the Nov. 19, 2009, slaying of ... a Street. Police said it was one of two robberies gang members planned and attempted to carry out. Ac ... hootout. Police subsequently linked five other gang members to the officer’s death and the armed ro ...

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