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Chicago police are investigating if multiple shootings after last month’s homicide of aspiring rapper Lil Jojo are linked, according to law enforcement sources.
Nine men and two minors have been arrested for street gang terrorism in Spalding County, Georgia after vehicles used in a shoot-out were located by sheriff’s deputies, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
FORTY-THREE members of two Brooklyn gangs have been indicted in a string of shootings, sources said Tuesday.
Arrests were made Tuesday morning, with more expected Wednesday, sources said.
The suspects, members of Hood Starz and the Wave Gang of Brownsville, are being charged in two conspiracy indictments.
As 18 suspects were arraigned Tuesday, prosecutor Rajeev Garg cited at least two murders, plus shootings, robberies and assaults dating from June 2010.
The Hood Starz are based at Marcus Garvey Village; the Wave Gang is at the Langston Hughes Houses.
The federal government has busted a pill trafficking ring in Detroit, allegedly run by a street gang known as the Hustle Boys, whose members shuttled drugs to southern states and sold them in the parking lots of fast food restaurants, according to a new indictment unsealed Thursday.
A teen who was videotaped being spanked by his uncle for boasting about gang ties on his Facebook page was found shot to death last week nearby his New Orleans home.
Until the 1960s, most prisons in the United States were racially segregated. As prisons began to desegregate, many inmates organized along racial lines. The Aryan Brotherhood is believed to have been formed by a group of Irish bikers in 1964 at San Quentin State Prison, but it may have been derived from or inspired by the Bluebird Gang.