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April 03, 2015

Tenn. officer shot responding to gang activity, recovering

Officer Robert Armour, 32, was in stable condition and doing "fine'' after the shooting - Full Story
March 26, 2015
Wis. trooper's killer had been convicted in supremacist brawl

Wis. trooper's killer had been convicted in supremacist brawl

FBI and the state are investigating whether gunman may have been involved in other bank robberies in other states - Full Story
March 17, 2015

Chief: Gang-related gunfire injured 2 LAPD officers

Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that the shooting stemmed from an ongoing feud between two prominent street gangs in the area - Full Story
March 16, 2015

Teen arrested after gunfire erupts in front of Ore. police station

Officers heard people pounding on the station's front doors and windows - Full Story
March 13, 2015

Suspect in shooting of NY cop is gang member

Suspect member of a "vicious" local gang who survived a drive-by shooting last year - Full Story
March 12, 2015

Car collides with fire truck in LA police pursuit

One suspected gunan died at the scene, another person was hospitalized in critical condition and two firefighters sustained minor injuries - Full Story
March 02, 2015

Calif. cop shot during stop released from hospital

Officer shot over the weekend in a gunfight with a suspected gang member is recovering at home with his family - Full Story
February 26, 2015

Ore. escapee shoots at cop, kills self

Former gang member who had escaped from a halfway house opened fire on a police officer before killing himself - Full Story
February 22, 2015
Denmark shooting shows link between gangs, radicals

Denmark shooting shows link between gangs, radicals

Danish police say gang members with Muslim backgrounds are being radicalized both in prison and outside - Full Story
February 21, 2015

Calif. governor blocks parole for ex-Mexican Mafia chief

Brown said Enriquez has taken positive steps, but they were "outweighed by negative factors that demonstrate he remains unsuitable for parole" - Full Story



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