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Proceedings continue against 8 accused members of Uptown armed robbery gang (New Orleans, LA): Eight young men accused of conspiring and carrying out high-profile crimes such as the armed robbery of several Uptown restaurants and bars last fall, and the May 2015 killing of a man in Gentilly, remain on track to stand trial next year.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: October 12, 2016

Central City gang members and associates sentenced: DOJ (New Orleans, LA): Nine members and associates of a violent Central City gang who pleaded guilty to several charges -- including racketeering and drug distribution -- earlier this year were sentenced in federal court Wednesday (Oct. 12), according to U.S. Attorney Ken Polite.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: October 12, 2016

Mid-City victim not targeted for testimony in Telly Hankton trial, U.S. attorney says (New Orleans, LA): One of three fatal victims of an Oct. 4 triple murder in Mid-City testified this summer in the trial of one of New Orleans most notorious gang leaders, Telly Hankton.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: October 11, 2016

FBI, Shreveport police looking for "Block Boyz" (Shreveport, LA): The FBI is asking for the public's help, digging up information and tracking down members of the "Block Boyz"- A street gang police say have caused a lot of trouble.
Source: KSLA 12 News    Date: October 2, 2016

Vermilion grand jury indicts 14 accused gang members (Abbeville, LA): A Vermilion grand jury handed up an indictment last month, accusing 14 local men of being in a street gang that allegedly has operated in Abbeville for the past 14 years.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: September 27, 2016

Last of 49 alleged gang members arrested in Louisiana (New Orleans, LA): The last remaining fugitive from charges against alleged members of the Gangster Disciples street gang has been arrested in Louisiana.
Source: The News    Date: September 19, 2016

Trial in '39'ers' gang case delayed as judge gives defense more time to review jail calls (New Orleans, LA): A federal judge Monday postponed a major gang racketeering trial in New Orleans for two months after attorneys for 10 accused members of the so-called 39'ers gang pleaded for more time to review a flood of 7,500 jailhouse phone calls that U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's office recently disclosed.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate    Date: September 19, 2016

Federal trial to begin for 10 defendants tied to 13 murders for New Orleans drug gang (New Orleans, LA): A federal racketeering trial is set to get underway Monday morning for 10 accused members of a New Orleans street gang that authorities blame for 13 murders within less than two years, including the December 2010 slaying of acclaimed bounce rapper Renatta "Magnolia Shortly" Lowe in a torrent of bullets.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate    Date: September 18, 2016

After 63-Year Old Man Killed, Neighbors Worry About Gang Activity (New Orleans, LA): The 63-year-old man killed in Sunday's mass shooting near First Street and Claiborne Avenue was described by friends as a hard working landscaper and a well-liked neighbor on Rex Place in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans.
Source:    Date: September 13, 2016

Leader of violent 3NG gang receives 100-year prison sentence on racketeering conviction (New Orleans, LA): After Kentrell "Black" Hickerson was found guilty in May of leading the murderous, drug-dealing Central City gang known as 3NG, all that remained to be seen was whether the judge would sentence him to the full 100-year stretch he potentially faced.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate    Date: July 18, 2016

Gang Violence In St. Landry Parish (St. Landry Parish, LA) : A Eunice gang called, Goons For Life, has two of it's members behind bars after a recent attack. "These kids are dangerous man... I mean it's not the Crips and the Bloods, but these kids have no respect." said Major Eddie Thibodeaux, PIO of the St. Landry Sheriff's office.
Source:    Date: July 8, 2016

Jury convicts New Orleans gang leader in vast murder case (New Orleans, LA): A gang leader once described as one of the city's most dangerous criminals was convicted of three murders and drug and gun charges Tuesday in a vast federal racketeering case stretching back to the mid-1990s.
Source: FOX News    Date: June 28, 2016

Iberia deputies searching for suspects involved in shootout (Iberia Parish, LA): The search is still on for the drivers who fired shots at each other while speeding down a busy street in New Iberia. The shooting is believed to be gang related by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office. "We do know that there is some type of feud going in the 1100 gang and the Ann street gang," Sheriff of Iberia Parish, Louis Ackal said.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: June 15, 2016

Big Money Block Boyz gang case to again go before appellate court in Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, LA): The criminal case involving alleged members and associates of a violent Gardere-area street gang known as the Big Money Block Boyz once again has landed in the lap of a state appellate court in Baton Rouge.
Source: The Advocate    Date: May 30, 2016

Orleans jury convicts ‘3NG’ gang leader after 10-day racketeering trial (New Orleans, LA): Two weeks of testimony about the bloody wrath of a ruthless Central City drug-dealing gang was enough for an Orleans Parish jury to convict its accused leader Friday on state racketeering and drug conspiracy counts that could mean a centurylong prison sentence for Kentrell “Black” Hickerson.
Source: The Advocate    Date: May 27, 2016

Central City basketball court gunman says gang members ordered shooting (New Orleans, LA): The convicted gunman serving 100 years for shooting two men in a July 2014 dispute over a Central City basketball court told a New Orleans jury Wednesday (May 25) he opened fire only after being ordered to do so by gang members he feared.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: May 25, 2016

Indictment links 4 to series of gang murders, including 2013 killing of AmeriCorps volunteer (New Orleans, LA): A special grand jury indictment handed up Tuesday (May 24) links four purported members of three New Orleans street gangs to a series of attempted killings and completed murders, including the 2013 slaying of AmeriCorps volunteer Joseph Massenburg in West Carrollton.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: May 24, 2016

Five charged in New Orleans heroin trafficking ring case (Baton Rouge, LA): Federal prosecutors announced a grand jury indictment against five members of an alleged heroin trafficking ring operating in the St. Roch neighborhood. The indictment charges the defendants with serious drug trafficking offenses.
Source: KSLA 12 News    Date: May 23, 2016

Man with ties to Harvey Hustlers gang sentenced for 2013 shooting that injured women, children (Baton Rouge, LA): A Waggaman man convicted of shooting into a Lapalco Boulevard apartment in 2013 and injuring three toddlers and two elderly women was sentenced Monday in 24th Judicial District Court to 35 years in prison.
Source: The Advocate    Date: April 25, 2016

3 sentenced in Harvey Hustlers conspiracy (New Orleans, LA): The federal cases against Harvey Hustlers gang members continued to wrap up Thursday (April 21) with the sentencing of three defendants who were linked to four murders and numerous other shootings in furtherance of a drug conspiracy.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: April 21, 2016

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