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Pennsylvania News: Washington Man, Antoine Dean Pleads Guilty in Wiretap Investigation of Gang Violence and Drug Trafficking in Pittsburgh’s West End

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Washington, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to distribute a quantity of crack cocaine, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Antoine Dean, Jr., 29, pleaded guilty to one count before Senior United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab. In connection with the … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Washington Man, Antoine Dean Pleads Guilty in Wiretap Investigation of Gang Violence and Drug Trafficking in Pittsburgh’s West End

Illinois News: Peoria Bomb Squad Member, Terry Moss Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy; Gang Violence, Attempted Murder, Gun and Drug Charges

PEORIA, Ill. – A Peoria, Ill., man, Terry Moss, a member of the Bomb Squad street gang, today pleaded guilty to conspiring with other alleged gang members as an organized criminal enterprise to commit violent crimes. In addition, Moss, 23, aka “Lil Man,” admitted to attempted murder in aid of racketeering; use of a firearm … Continue reading Illinois News: Peoria Bomb Squad Member, Terry Moss Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy; Gang Violence, Attempted Murder, Gun and Drug Charges

Ohio News: Canton man, Jeremy Pleasant with history of firearms and gang violence sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having loaded gun

Canton, Ohio – A Canton man with a history of firearms and gang violence was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having a firearm. Jeremy Pleasant, 35, was sentenced to 70 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Dan Polster. Pleasant previously pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm … Continue reading Ohio News: Canton man, Jeremy Pleasant with history of firearms and gang violence sentenced to nearly six years in prison for having loaded gun

WASHINGTON | Judge blocks restrictions on who can apply for asylum

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has blocked restrictive Trump administration policies that prevented some immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled on Wednesday that some of the guidance that then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued this year cannot be used to determine … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge blocks restrictions on who can apply for asylum

WASHINGTON  | On Long Island, Trump to speak on immigration, gang violence

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump will speak Wednesday on immigration and gang violence on New York’s Long Island, where MS-13 has been blamed for some two dozen killings in the past two years. Trump has used the violence to bolster his immigration policies, including a border wall with Mexico, the implementation of tougher travel restrictions … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | On Long Island, Trump to speak on immigration, gang violence

SAN FRANCISCO | Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015

SAN FRANCISCO | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015, driven largely by a decline in gang violence and falling homicide rates among black and Hispanic men, a recent study of firearm violence has found. Researchers at the University of California, Davis published their … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015