Four alleged Knox County gang members appear to be the first in Tennessee to face enhanced punishment under a new state law specifically targeting gang violence, according to a release from prosecutors. Knox County District Attorney General Randy Nichols issued a release Monday in which he said four members of the Five Deuce Hoover Crips [...]
A group that included self-described members of the Crips street gang used online ads to sell sex with underage girls to clients in several Colorado cities and beat the girls when they did not comply, prosecutors wrote in a state grand jury indictment unsealed Monday.
Stanley Tookie Williams III (December 29, 1953 – December 13, 2005) was the co-founder of the Crips, a notorious American street gang which had its roots in South Central Los Angeles in 1971. In 1979 he was convicted of four murders committed in the course of robberies, and he remained in prison for the rest [...]