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  • Gillespie: Over 2,000 MS-13 Gang Members In Fairfax County

    10/25/2017 11:31:12 AM PDT · by leaymane · 27 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/24/17 | Alexandra Desanctis
    Republican Ed Gillespie has come under attack from some public figures, who dispute his assertion that there are over 2,000 MS-13 — Mara Salvatrucha — gang members in Fairfax County, Virginia. Gillespie is currently running for governor in Virginia, and throughout his campaign, he has underscored his opposition to sanctuary cities by highlighting the presence of violent criminal gangs in Northern Virginia, including his home county of Fairfax. In an attempt to debunk Gillespie’s MS-13 figures, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler claimed this morning that there are in fact 1,400 MS-13 members in Fairfax County rather than 2,000 – despite...
  • Sheriff David Clarke: NFL Players Should Tell Chicago ‘Gangbangers’ to ‘Put the Guns Down’

    10/17/2017 11:10:36 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 17 replies
    The Politistick ^ | OCTOBER 17, 2017 | MATTHEW K. BURKE
    Responding to progressive propagandist Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show,” who has been hosting his show from Chicago, where he has been bashing conservatives for highlighting the longtime Democrat-controlled city’s astronomical murder rate, despite having some of the strictest gun control laws in the country, former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clark appeared on FOX Business to discuss not only Chicago but also the anti-American NFL protests against the American flag and the National Anthem. Sheriff Clarke accused Trevor Noah of trying to downplay Chicago’s murder rate because it sheds a negative light on the Democrat Party and that it’s...
  • Watch: Man Carrying American Flag Punches Berkeley Man Who Confronts Him for Carrying Flag

    04/15/2017 5:00:10 AM PDT · by davikkm · 49 replies
    breitbart ^ | BREITBART TV
    Kyle Chapman, known as “Based Stickman” on Facebook, was arrested in Berkeley, CA Monday after fighting with a group who confronted him for carrying an American flag around town. Chapman was walking around Berkeley wearing a baseball helmet and toting the flag while being filmed to promote a free-speech rally scheduled for Saturday. A group of youths approached Chapman, telling him and his cameraman to leave. One man got in Chapman’s face, challenging him to fight. Chapman then punched his aggressor in the face. As he swung, another member of the group hit Chapman with a skateboard.
  • 4 students from same high school are found dead in a month

    10/03/2016 5:50:53 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 53 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | October 3, 2016 | FRANK ELTMAN and CLAUDIA TORRENS
    Four teenagers from Brentwood High School on Long Island have been found dead within the past month, all suspected victims of gang violence.
  • KCSO: Fourteen shot at south Bakersfield party, incident most likely gang-related

    07/16/2016 3:22:40 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 37 replies ^ | July 16, 2016
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Fourteen people were wounded in a drive-by shooting early Saturday morning while at a house party in south Bakersfield. No one was killed.The Kern County Sheriff's Office said about 150 people were at the party on Stephens Drive, near Belle Terrace and Wible Road. Many of the partygoers were outside the home when the shooter or shooters drove by.
  • Confederate Flag Kills Ten in Chicago... Oh, Wait!

    07/07/2015 10:02:54 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 7, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    If President Obama had a son, he might look like Amari Brown, the little boy killed by a bullet intended for his gang-banger father on the streets of President Obama’s Chicago in yet another bloody Windy City weekend. As the Chicago Tribune reported, over the Fourth of July weekend, Amari Brown was one of the ten that were killed among 55 that were shot, none attributed to Confederate flag loyalists: Among those killed was 7-year-old Amari Brown, shot in the chest as he watched fireworks near his father's home in Humboldt Park late Saturday night. Police say they believe the...
  • Teen turns herself in over attack video at McDonald's in New York

    03/15/2015 7:57:29 AM PDT · by bgill · 99 replies
    yahoo via Reuters ^ | March 14, 2015 | Alex Dobuzinskis
    The video shows a group of girls punching another girl as a cheering crowd encircles them at a McDonald's in Brooklyn. The young woman attacked at the McDonald's falls to the ground and is kicked and stomped. On Friday, police arrested 17-year-old Tilani Marshall and a 15-year-old girl whose name is not being released because of her age, said a New York Police Department spokeswoman. The girls face charges of robbery and gang assault in the second degree, and another person connected to the attack was arrested on Friday in Atlanta, she said. Atlanta police spokesman Ralph Woolfolk in an...
  • New year brings an increase in homicides to San Francisco

    02/22/2015 7:09:50 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 22, 2015 1:36 PM EST | Paul Elias
    It was, the mayor of San Francisco said, a “shocking start” to the year for a city amid a technology boom with soaring rents and construction cranes, fashionable restaurants and gentrifying neighborhoods. In January, four young men sitting in a stolen car were gunned down in a trendy neighborhood near City Hall. Ten days later, a mother was shot dead outside her home in front of her three children. In another, a blood-spattered woman staggered into a restaurant seeking help for bullet wounds, and a man was found shot dead in an SUV outside. With the homicide count climbing to...
  • Gun Crisis Reporting Project curtailing operations; will halt daily reporting

    11/05/2014 4:03:02 PM PST · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 11/4/2014 | unknown
    After publishing every day for more than two and a half years — illuminating the epidemic of gun violence in Philadelphia and seeking solutions — the Gun Crisis Reporting Project will cease daily reporting this Friday, November 7th.
  • Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago

    07/17/2014 6:08:43 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 33 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 17 july 2014 | Jason Meisner and Timothy M. Phelps
    Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help stem the violence. By year end, the move will boost to 52 the number of agents in the Chicago office of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which traditionally has worked closely with Chicago police on tracing the flow of guns into the city and tracking guns used in crimes. In a separate action, the...
  • ‘They Keep Coming’: The ‘Rehearsed’ Answers Illegal Immigrants Are Using at the Border

    06/16/2014 12:43:53 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 32 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6/16/14 | Sara Carter
    McALLEN, Texas — A Honduran woman clutched her small baby boy from the back of a Border Patrol transport truck. She was sitting with 12 other people, mostly children, who had just made their way from Reynosa, Mexico, across the Rio Grande by the Anzalduas port of entry in Texas. The mother, who had crossed first with one baby, had left her infant and older son along the banks of the river in Mexico. Her two children followed in a second raft and joined their mother after the Border Patrol took her into custody. “We’re fleeing gang violence,” the mother...
  • The Knockout Game -- NYT/NPR Say No Big Deal

    11/28/2013 7:11:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | November 27, 2013 | Larry Elder
    The "knockout game" -- and the media underreporting of it -- combines the breakdown of the family with the media's condescending determination to serve as a public relations bureau for blacks. The "game" is a dare in which a young man -- all the perps appear to be male people of color, mostly blacks -- tries to literally knock out an innocent bystander with one blow. Both National Public Radio and The New York Times say these reports of the "knockout game" being widespread are overblown and do not represent a trend. Really? According to Colin Flaherty, author of "White...
  • Providence gets $150K to reduce gun, gang violence

    10/24/2013 1:55:51 PM PDT · by Q-ManRN · 9 replies
    NBC 10 TV ^ | October 24, 2013 | Susie Steimle
    "We do not want to have any more press conferences announcing arrests of people accused of murder. I've done too many of those as mayor," Taveras said Thursday. That's why local leaders secured a $150,000 grant to help curb gang violence in the city of Providence as part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods program. Federal funding will go toward targeting "impact players" on the streets. The city will hire so-called street workers who will spend time getting to know crime-prone areas and work on preventing gang members from turning to violence. Providence has received the grant in years past. Taveras...
  • Gingrich: Gangs Have Increased By 40 Percent Since Obama Was Elected

    07/21/2013 10:19:47 PM PDT · by grundle · 51 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 21, 2013
    NEWT GINGRICH: This fits perfectly with what I was going to say earlier. You have a congressman -- and I respect Bobby Rush. You have a congressman who represents the most violent city in America. You have a congressman who represents the city in which over 500 people were killed last year, 74 percent of them African-American. You have a congressman who represents the city which is 80 percent of the killings, according to police, are by gangs. Gangs have increased -- let me finish. Gangs have increased by 40 percent since this president was elected. There is no federal...
  • Black mobs go 'bang' on July 4th (Dozens of episodes of gang violence documented)

    07/10/2013 8:39:16 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    WND ^ | July 09, 2013 | Colin Flaherty
    With dozens of episodes of black mob violence in more than 15 cities over the Fourth of July, it is tempting to start with Chicago. Chicago was the site of several cases of black mob violence during the holiday fireworks, which city officials and local media downplayed or ignored. But the real story this year is not just that black mob violence is raging in places like Baltimore, Philadelphia, Chicago, New York, Detroit, Cleveland, Atlanta and St. Louis. But racial violence is also striking smaller places like Greensboro, Buffalo, Wilkes-Barre, Tulsa, Cedar Rapids, Seaside Heights, Memphis, Fredericksburg, Uniondale, Fall River,...
  • Fear Of Gang Violence Cancels Richfield 4th Of July Carnival

    07/04/2013 3:57:18 PM PDT · by Mad Dawgg · 21 replies
    CBS Minnesota ^ | July 3, 2013 | Aristea Brady
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Fourth of July tradition that’s been around for decades is canceled this year because police fear it draws gangs. Police urged the City of Richfield to cancel its annual Fourth of July Carnival at Veterans Park. “I was kind of bummed,” said resident Maria Casillas, “because every year we come out to the carnival.” Casillas thinks it’s ridiculous for the gangs to ruin the carnival for her, her two children and other families. Lt. Mike Flaherty of Richfield Police says a number of gangs from north Minneapolis came to the Richfield Carnival last year and police...
  • Man, 25, Beaten Nearly To Death By 40 Teens Using Skateboards

    05/12/2013 10:31:52 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 112 replies ^ | May 11, 2013 8:37 PM | Tom Wait
    HUNTINGTON BEACH ( — Authorities say a Good Samaritan who tried to intervene in a fight between two groups of teens in Huntington Beach Saturday evening, was nearly beaten to death by the same teens who attacked him with their skateboards. Police say 40 teens attacked the 25-year-old man — about 7:50 p.m. — at Murdy park in Huntington Beach. The man is in extremely critical condition. Officials said the man’s girlfriend saw the teens involved in an altercation. After the girlfriend tried to intervene, the crowd turned on her. She got away but returned with her boyfriend. Police said...
  • Study: Street Gangs Behind Gun Violence

    03/29/2013 6:48:08 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 15 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 03/29/13 | Friends of Ours
    The mass hysteria within the Democrat party over gun violence inexplicably fails to acknowledge street gangs as the primary driver in the bloody carnage. A new study released by the University of Cincinnati Institute of Crime Science found that in Baton Rouge, LA "43 percent of the 199 murders occurring between September 2010 and October 2012 were confirmed to be 'gang-member involved murders,' and "an additional 12 percent of the killings were found to 'likely' be 'gang-member involved murders,' a classification that includes homicides in which the victim or suspect is a known gang member" as reported by Jim Mustian...
  • Black mob beats man 'for no reason'

    03/29/2013 6:47:06 AM PDT · by Anila · 50 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 03/25/13 | Colin Flaherty
    EDITOR’S NOTE: The links and video in the following report may contain offensive language. Police are “baffled.” So is the daily newspaper. Three black men in New Orleans stalk and stomp a man almost to death. They laugh. They linger. They beat him some more. They move on. Then return and kick him in the face. It’s all captured on video. “I’ve never had an incident like this. Usually there’s a reason, and usually it’s robbery,” Det. Michael Flores told the Times-Picayune newspaper last week. “Not in this case.” The victim had a cell phone, $300 in cash and cigarettes...
  • Hadiya Pendleton, majorette in inaugural parade, shot to death in Chicago

    01/30/2013 10:30:47 PM PST · by RC one · 17 replies
    ABC7 ^ | January 30, 2013 | Bailey Michael
    AP/WJLA) A 15-year-old majorette who performed with the King College Prep High School band in President Obama's recent inaugural parade was shot to death in Chicago. Police say Hadiya Pendleton was shot Tuesday afternoon in a South Side park. She died at a city hospital. Pendleton was standing under a canopy during heavy rain with her volleyball team when a man jumped a fence, ran toward the group and started shooting. Another teenage boy was shot in the leg. No arrests have been made. Pendleton's godfather says she was an excellent student and had dreams of being a doctor or...