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.
Jose Miguel Espinosa De Dios, 19, appeared before Judge Stephen E. Sincavage June 7 in Loudoun County Circuit Court and entered an Alford guilty plea to first degree murder and felony use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
During my tenure as a detective working human trafficking we've identified a victim from at least every high school and several middle schools the Northern Virginia area,” explained Detective Woolf who has been working to combat human trafficking and
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has made 1,378 arrests across the country, including 11 MS-13 gang members at a Falls Church stash house in Fairfax County. The operation concluded last weekend and targeted gang members involved in drug trafficki
Four gang members allegedly involved in the killing five people in Virginia could face the death penalty. But federal prosecutors say they still need approval from Washington, D.C. to seek capital punishment
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