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10 years for MS-13 member in shooting

A member of the street gang Mara Salvatrucha, commonly known as MS-13, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Dec. 9 for his role in a 2008 drive-by shooting in Sterling, according to the Loudoun Commonwealth's Attorney's office. Hector...

By Caitlin Gibson  | December 15, 2010; 5:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Gangs, Loudoun  
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Va. biker gang racketeering trial nears end

A federal prosecutor portrayed the national president of the Outlaws motorcycle gang as a crafty leader who manipulates members into committing crimes, but a defense attorney said Tuesday that her client never directed anybody to break the law. The statements...

By The Associated Press  | December 15, 2010; 7:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, From the Courthouse, Gangs, Virginia  
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2 arrested in teen's death

A 15-year-old boy walking home from Osbourn High School in Manassas was stabbed and killed Friday afternoon, police said.

By William Wan  | November 20, 2010; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Gangs, Manassas  
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Gun, gang-fighting grants in Md.

The U.S. Justice Department is giving more than $300,000 to help fight gun crimes and gang activity in Maryland. The agency will present the grants to six local agencies and the Maryland attorney general's office Friday in Frederick....

By the Associated Press  | November 10, 2010; 7:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Gangs, Maryland, Pr. George's  
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Md. gang member pleads guilty

A 26-year-old Hyattsville man who authorities said was a leader of the violent Latin Kings street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal racketeering charge, according to federal authorities in Maryland. Remy Heath, who was known as King Remy or...

By Maria Glod  | November 10, 2010; 6:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Gangs, Maria Glod, Pr. George's  
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1 conviction in four-man biker gang trial

After a weeklong trial and nearly four days of deliberations, a federal jury in Richmond convicted only one of four Outlaws motorcycle gang members on trial for racketeering and failed to reach a verdict on the organization's national president. Two...

By Washington Post Editors  | November 4, 2010; 7:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Around the Nation, From the Courthouse, Gangs, Updates, Virginia  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Biker gang trial in Va. goes to jury, Washington Post Editors , October 28, 2010
'Outlaws' leader on trial in Va. , Washington Post Editors , October 20, 2010
36 years for Va. gang leader, Washington Post Editors , October 13, 2010
Help sought finding homicide suspect, Dan Morse , October 12, 2010
Cuccinelli wants new grand jury rules, Washington Post Editors , September 20, 2010
Planned biker gang attack busted: ATF, Washington Post Editors , September 16, 2010
Md. gang member sentenced to life, Maria Glod , September 14, 2010
Guilty plea seen in prison gang case, Washington Post Editors , September 14, 2010
New trial in Md. gang case, Washington Post Editors , September 13, 2010
Possible life sentence for MS-13 leader, Mary Pat Flaherty , August 11, 2010
Gang members arrested in NoVa, Washington Post editors , July 19, 2010
27 years for gang member in pimp's death, Washington Post Editors , July 9, 2010
New charges for Md. prison gangsters, Washington Post Editors , July 6, 2010
30 years for 'Michelle Hell' in Md. , Washington Post Editors , June 24, 2010
Two life terms for Md. gang leader, Washington Post Editors , June 22, 2010
Gangs teamed to terrorize 3 Va. cities, indictment says, Washington Post Editors , April 9, 2010
Md. House votes to make prosecuting gang members easier, Washington Post Editors , April 6, 2010
Meet 'The Gang Whisperer', Washington Post Editors , March 16, 2010
Two teens shot in Calvert gang fight, Matt Zapotosky , March 11, 2010
D.C. 'crew' members may live in Md.: FBI agent, Washington Post Editors , January 12, 2010
MS-13 gang out to 'kill, rape and control': FBI agent, Washington Post Editors , January 11, 2010
People 'want to be safe in their homes': Video, Washington Post Editors , January 8, 2010
Gangs move to Twitter, Washington Post Editors , December 1, 2009
Prison for Calif. anti-gang worker who worked for gang, Washington Post Editors , November 25, 2009
 
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