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New Orleans Mother's Day shooting: Racketeering charges added against 7th Ward gang (New Orleans, LA): Federal prosecutors in New Orleans have added racketeering counts to the charges against alleged members of a 7th Ward gang involved in a shootout at a 2013 Mother's Day second line parade that wounded 19 bystanders.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: December 12, 2014

Sheriff's deputy indicted in alleged gang-related stabbing in OPP (New Orleans, LA): An Orleans criminal sheriff's deputy was indicted Thursday - along with eight inmates - in connection with an alleged gang-related stabbing inside Orleans Parish Prison.
Source: FOX 8 News    Date: December 11, 2014

12 years for dealer who filmed himself selling drugs in front of child (New Orleans, LA): A 21-year-old gang member who videotaped himself selling drugs -- with a toddler only inches away -- was sentenced to a dozen years in prison for his role in violent Hollygrove street gang.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: December 10, 2014

From the street to the classroom (New Orleans, LA): Why do kids join gangs? What do they get out of gangs? These are questions best answered by those who have lived it. That’s the approach that Reginald Parquet takes in his course, Guns and Gangs.
Source: Tulane University    Date: December 5, 2014

Heroin dealer sentenced to 30 years for 2011 murder tied to 'G-Strip' gang (New Orleans, LA): A New Orleans heroin dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for the murder of another dealer in the 9th Ward in 2011 , U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's Office announced.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: December 5, 2014

Gang violence in Crowley (Crowley, LA): In Crowley, attention is once again turning to the violence on the streets. The latest investigations surround two shootings in less than two hours that are believed to be tied to rival gangs.
Source: KLFY 10 News    Date: November 17, 2014

One arrested, 2 sought in Roseland home invasion (Roseland, LA): Police say a badly beaten 79-year-old woman, who escaped from two masked men who broke into her home early Sunday morning, is still in the hospital. Officers say the pair stole cash, prescription pills, car keys and a cellphone from another 79-year-old woman in the home, all while beating the victim every step of the way.
Source: WWL News    Date: November 7, 2014

Guilty verdict in Allen family drug conspiracy; 'The Allens' operated as criminal gang (New Orleans, LA): The father of slain 5-year-old Briana Allen and two of his cousins Thursday (Nov. 6) were found guilty on drug conspiracy charges after a four-day trial in federal court.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: November 6, 2014

Inmate stabbed at OPP says attackers called him a 'rat' (New Orleans, LA): An inmate wounded last week at Orleans Parish Prison survived back-to-back stabbings from a pair of reputed gang members who called him a "rat," an arrest report says.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: November 5, 2014

Man sentenced to death in deadly heroin case (New Orleans, LA): Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say a Los Angeles gang member has been sentenced to life in prison on charges related to heroin trafficking and the death of a federal witness.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 17, 2014

Video shows gang members with 4-year-old at a drug deal (New Orleans, LA): Cell phone video shows East Hollygrove gang members selling crack-cocaine in a car with a 4-year-old boy in the back seat. For a few minutes, the buyer and dealers debate the drug size and money owed.
Source: WVUE FOX 8 News    Date: October 10, 2014

50 months for gang member caught on camera selling heroin in front of 4-year-old (New Orleans, LA): A 21-year-old New Orleans man was sentenced Wednesday (Oct. 8) to 50 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to selling heroin and crack cocaine in the city's Hollygrove neighborhood, U.S. Attorney Kevin Polite announced.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: October 9, 2014

Man sentenced in gang-related shooting of Monroe teen (Monroe, LA): A Monroe man will spend the maximum amount of time behind bars after being sentenced in the gang-related shooting death of a 15-year-old.
Source: KNOE 8 News    Date: October 2, 2014

Indictment ties murder to gang (New Orleans, LA): The shocking slaying of 18-year-old AmeriCorps volunteer Joseph Massenburg last year in the West Carrollton neighborhood was the work of three alleged members of a violent street gang known as the “Mid-City Killers,” according to a grand jury indictment this week that raised the stakes in the case.
Source:    Date: September 19, 2014

Year after 11-year-old girl killed in gang shootout, 6 indicted (New Orleans, LA): Just over a year after New Orleans was rocked by two child slayings within the same week, six suspects have been indicted for their roles in what police called a gang-related shootout that left 11-year-old Arabian Gayles dead.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: September 11, 2014

NOPD, mayor hail swift murder conviction in 110'ers gang case (New Orleans, LA): After an alleged member of the Central City-area 110ers street gang was convicted of murder this week, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans Police officials hailed the trial as a major success for the city’s new anti-gang strategy.
Source: Uptown Messenger    Date: August 22, 2014

11 alleged members of Young Melph Mafia gang indicted on federal gun, cocaine charges (Central City, LA): Eleven alleged members of a Central City gang known as the "Young Melph Mafia" conspired to distribute crack cocaine and used guns to protect their trade, according to a federal indictment made public on Friday afternoon.
Source: Uptown Messenger    Date: August 22, 2014

In Mother's Day shooting case, first gang member pleads guilty (New Orleans, LA): A man charged as a member of the street gang authorities say is responsible for the 2013 Mother's Day shooting has cut a deal with prosecutors, new court papers say.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: August 22, 2014

New Orleans murders down in first half of 2014, but summer's death toll climbing (New Orleans, LA): The number of murders in New Orleans continued to decline through the first half of the year, albeit at a slower pace than the substantial drop in 2013. The figures are on track for a third consecutive year of decreases in a city that has long struggled with one of the nation's worst murder rates.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: August 21, 2014

Four suspected gang members indicted in slaying of rapper Magnolia Shorty (New Orleans, LA): An Orleans Parish grand jury Thursday indicted four suspected gang members on murder charges in the slaying of the celebrated New Orleans rapper Magnolia Shorty and a rival gang member.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: August 21, 2014

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