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Gang Violence

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Phoenix Gang Member Accused of Planning Botched 2007 Home Invasion

      Image: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Cory Eugene Lamb-Jones, 35, is accused of planning a botched home invasion in 2007 that left one of his fellow gang members dead.​A Phoenix gang-banger was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of planning a botched 2007 home invasion that lef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    "Fluffy Bunny Crew" One of Three Street Gangs Busted by DPS

    Department of Public Safety DPS officers taking a "fluffy bunny" into custody during yesterday's gangster roundup.​In the past, criminal street gangs have used names that strike fear in the hearts of their rivals. The Bloods, the Crips, the Jets, the Sharks -- all have an intimidating conno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Chandler Police Make Arrest in Three-Year-Old Murder Case

    Rodrigo Romero​Chandler police have arrested a man they believe is involved in a three-year-old murder case. Police arrested 22-year-old Rodrigo Romero yesterday for possible involvement in the 2006 murder of Lindsey Key. Key was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting near Arizona Avenue an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Seven Hells Angels Busted in Felony Assault Roundup Could Be Charged as Gang Members Thanks to Recent Court Ruling

    ​Department of Public Safety officers, in collaboration with several other law enforcement agencies, carried out one of the final stages of "Operation Quiet Riot" last night, arresting seven members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club for a series of violent assaults in Northern Arizona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Ahwatukee Gangbangers Busted; Cops Continue Policy of Not Releasing Gang Names

    Travis AnhaltPhoenix police arrested three members of an Ahwatukee street gang in connection with an aggravated assault that left a man with a ruptured ear drum. Cops believe the gangbangers have committed armed robberies and other crimes. Miles Castle What's the name of this suburban gang, which -- ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    October 5, 2006

    Copycat Killer

    Saints Row shamelessly apes Grand Theft Auto

  • Home Entertainment

    November 10, 2005

    Street Fighters

    The Warriors nicely complements the bloody cult classic that inspired it

  • Film

    March 6, 2003

    God Forsaken

    The brutal, brilliant City of God takes us inside Rio de Janeiro's urban decay

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    Preservin' the Real

    Jurassic 5 stays true to hip-hop -- even as its core audience lives in an alternative universe

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Crips In the Courthouse

    Authorities suspect the clerk of the court helped Lindo Park Crips evade justice.The cadaver in her home didnt help.

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    Solitary Man

    Convict wins release from super-max security in Aryan Brotherhood case

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    What's a Mother to Do?

    Teenage daughter of anti-gang activist charged in carjack murder

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Bad Dog

    White gangsters or misunderstood jocks? The Devil Dogs beat their victims -- and the system.

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Docu-Mama

    Rising documentary filmmaker Barbara Bustillo-Cogswell rides high on the hog

  • News

    December 30, 1999
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    December 30, 1999

    Tales Out of School

    It's tough to be a teen. But what happens when your friends and family are all in gangs? Five students talk about growing up in the Valley's roughest neighborhoods.

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    City of Coke

    Cocaine from Mexico is the currency that drives gangster economics

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    Invisible Scourge

    While society frets over the threat of school massacres, a more insidious and lethal rampage mounts on the streets, unacknowledged

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    A Dogg's Life

    Rapper Snoop Dogg comes to terms with his violent past and pleads for peace in his autobiography

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    A Question of Hope

    One family's struggle to escape the devastation of gang culture

  • News

    December 16, 1999
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    December 16, 1999

    Targets Beyond The Turf

    Will you be next in the line of gang fire?

  • News

    November 18, 1999

    One Tough Mother

    By Laura Laughlin Sophia Lopez-Espindola's grassroots organization has survived bullets, business setbacks and political pitfalls

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Is It Time To Pull The Thug?

    Gang style blasts through popular culture. Can the media be used to fight back?

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Welcome to the Club

    Barrio "Fight Back" leaders turn sights on police, New Times

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Ground Zero

    With arrests and civil pressures, police have reduced the terror inflicted by Eastside Los Cuatro Milpas. But conditions that gave rise to the gang in the first place still fester.

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Injunction Junction

    Phoenix gang squad is latest to seek civil restrictions, serves injunctions on alleged LCM gang members

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    The Strong Arm of the Law

    Police go to great lengths -- including civil injunctions -- to combat gangs. The jury is out on their effectiveness

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Murphy's Law

    Year after year, Murphy school district officials watched their students die in a hail of violence. They decided to take matters into their own hands.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    The Gang's All Fear

    The Crips who raped a retarded girl sprang from a 'hood where too many kids aspire to the thug life

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    Out of God's Hands

    Why aren't more churches reaching out to kids in gang-ravaged neighborhoods?

  • News

    September 16, 1999
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    September 16, 1999

    Net Loss

    Twenty years ago-- as gangs began their rise in the valley-shortsighted civic leaders slashed youth programs. Today's troubled kids are still paying the price.

  • News

    September 9, 1999

    Gang, Bang, You're Dead

    Caught in the crossfire of a violent culture, a 16-year-old loses his life

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Loco Motive

    Jesse Madril's kin are convinced his murder was gang-related, but Guadalupe authorities and the sheriff's office would rather not deal with it

  • News

    July 15, 1999

    Full Mettle Junket

    For gangbangers and delinquents, Project Challenge boot camp is a last chance to avoid prison

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    Mentor's Lament

    Even tough, effective teachers like Angela Kirkendall struggle to shield inner-city kids from the lure of the streets

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Crackdown

    After years of neglect, a Maryvale neighborhood and the Phoenix police evict the West Side City Crips

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Larry Jack's Second Shot

    He survived two bullets in the face from a man he claims killed five in South Phoenix last month

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    Custody Battle

    Hundreds of inmates in state prisons need special protection from gang paybacks. When officials tried to mix them in with the general-prison population, they filed suit--and won.

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    The Angel of Area 5

    When retiree Bev Tittle-Baker's neighbors convinced her to help them make the crime-infested area safer for children, they unleashed an irrepressible force for change

  • News

    July 3, 1997

    Crime Spree on the Reservation

    Teen-gangster Crips on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community got high on crystal meth and cheap beer and terrorized the reservation with drive-by shootings, murder, beatings, fire-bombings and robberies for two years--until the feds busted them fo

  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Turf Wars

    Chicano gang members fight over yards instead of territory in the Inter-Barrio Football League

  • News

    October 3, 1996

    On His Feet, On The Street

    Less than two years after a sniper's bullet nearly tore off his leg, Detective Jeff Dauer is back on the Gang Squad, cruising Phoenix's toughest turf

  • Music

    October 3, 1996

    Live by the Gun . . .

    Tupac Shakur's murder leaves behind a formidable legacy--and disturbing questions

  • News

    August 8, 1996

    Got'em

    GITEM, the state's $12 million antigang task force, storms Casa Grande and shoots a smalltime scofflaw in the back

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    Killing Time at Shadow Mountain High

    When bad things happen to good neighbors

  • News

    February 16, 1995

    IMAGE IS EVERYTHING

    FRIENDS OF A MURDER VICTIM SAY POLICE LABELED THEM AS GANG MEMBERS--AND IGNORED OPPORTUNITIES TO CAPTURE THE KILLER

  • News

    October 7, 1992
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    August 19, 1992

    A CASE OF DRIVE-BY INSURING

    YOUR KID IN A GANG? SIGN HERE.

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