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  • Mini-Yorkie stomped to death protecting owner

    02/13/2012 7:05:30 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 57 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 13, 2012 | Vivian Ho
    SAN JOSE -- Police are looking for several men who stomped to death a 4-pound mini-Yorkshire terrier that was trying to protect its owner from an attack in San Jose over the weekend, authorities said. The dog's owner said he was walking the 6-year-old dog, Shadow, at Winchester Boulevard and Colonial Way about 2 p.m. Saturday when three men approached and asked if he was a gang member. The owner, a 32-year-old floor installer who asked that his name be withheld for safety reasons, said he had denied gang involvement, but the men attacked him anyway.
  • Army Transfers Could Trigger A Gang War (Fort Bliss Texas)

    03/27/2006 9:35:23 AM PST · by Travis McGee · 47 replies · 2,074+ views
    New York Sun ^ | March 16, 2006 | JOSH GERSTEIN
    Law enforcement authorities fear that the planned relocation of thousands of Army soldiers in Texas could trigger a battle the military has not trained for - a turf war between violent criminal gangs. Local police and FBI officials said they expect the transfer of between 10,000 and 20,000 troops to Fort Bliss near El Paso, Texas, to bring more members of the Folk Nation gang into contact with a criminal group that is already well-established in the area, Barrio Azteca. "What we have started looking at is which military units are going to be moving to El Paso," an FBI...
  • Gang member admits role in 2001 VA slaying

    12/10/2004 10:20:08 PM PST · by AZChick · 28 replies · 1,063+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 12/10/04 | Tom Jackman
    Gang Member Admits Role in 2001 Va. Slaying By Tom Jackman Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, December 10, 2004; Page B01 A Salvadoran gang member admitted yesterday in a Fairfax County courtroom that he led the gang rape of a Falls Church area woman in the summer of 2001, then kicked her in the neck with such force that it killed her. Oscar Omar Ramos Hernandez, 26, pleaded guilty to capital murder, abduction and rape and signed a plea agreement to serve three consecutive life sentences. Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Kathleen H. MacKay said she would probably accept the...
  • Student gun sales armed N.J. gang, authorities say

    12/13/2003 10:01:01 AM PST · by Fzob · 14 replies · 516+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Fri, Dec. 12 | Troy Graham
    Student gun sales armed N.J. gang, authorities sayAn indictment alleges collegians were used to funnel dozens of weapons from an Ohio store to Newark.By Troy GrahamInquirer Staff Writer   Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have indicted the owner of an Ohio gun store and three members of a violent Newark street gang in the first gun-trafficking case of its kind.The merchant sold guns to intermediaries, all of them students or former students at Wilberforce University, a small private school in Ohio. The students then funneled the guns to the Double ii Bloods street gang, authorities said.The case, which will...