Wednesday, a teenager accused of shooting and wounding a Portsmouth officer went before a judge. The teen faces numerous charges, including attempted capital murder and malicious wounding of a law enforcement officer. Police said in court the boy adm
A 22-year-old pleaded guilty to his role in an Alexandria gang-related stabbing death in 2015. On Oct. 23, Jonathan Gomez Sorto, a former Fairfax County resident, pleaded guilty to murder for his role in the gang-motivated killing of Eduardo Chandias
On or near New Year’s Day, members of the MS-13 gang beat and stabbed a young Virginia man using rocks, tree limbs and machetes, then sank his body in the water with a rock, according to prosecutors in Alexandria federal court.
Detectives investigating a 2015 murder in Dale City have made five arrests over the past two weeks. All of the suspects and the victim had ties to the MS-13 street gang, Prince William police spokesperson Sgt. Jonathan Perok said Thursday.
Realizing the school system is an integral part of a community effort to combat gang violence in Danville, city education leaders say they are ramping up training for administrators and imposing intervention tactics including a new code of conduct fo
The fatal shooting of a Danville teen over the weekend has kicked into high gear city halls’ efforts to combat illegal street gangs. After hearing of Sunday’s shooting, City Manager Ken Larking sent off an email that called for more urgency in seekin
Police arrested a 21-year-old wanted in a gang-related stabbing in Fairfax County last week. Early Monday morning, police arrested 21-year-old Franklyn Isaac Cruz Flores, a Chantilly, Virginia, resident, after police say he was involved in a gang fig
A 12-year-old boy was shot Thursday night and a 20-year-old man was arrested, authorities said. The boy was in stable condition at a hospital. Javier Flores, of San Pablo, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and participating in a gang.
Mexican immigrant scheduled for deportation filed a lawsuit against Chicago police Tuesday, alleging he was wrongly listed in a gang database and that it cost him the chance to get protection through a federal program and remain in the U.S
Police say a lot of the violence we hear about in Hampton Roads is at the hands of gangs. But what can communities and police do to stop them? In Suffolk, investigators think there are roughly 15 gangs operating in the city.
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