Gang Members Arrested In The 1993 LA Apartment Fire That killed 10

Police have arrested several 18th Street gang members for a 1993 apartment building fire that killed 10 people, including seven children, it was announced Saturday. Those arrested remained jailed, Officer Aareon Jefferson said. He had no other details. Police planned to hold a news conference on Monday. The three-story building in the Westlake district caught…

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Pasadena Police: Escalated gang feud responsible for deaths, violence throughout San Gabriel Valley

Pasadena police blame gang feud between rival gangs: the Pasadena Denver Lanes, Altadena Blocc Crips, Du Roc Crips, among others, for recent homicides in the San Gabriel Valley. Investigators in Pasadena and Pomona believe double homicides committed in each community earlier this month are the result of an escalated gang feud in the San Gabriel…

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Ex-Gang Member Whose Sentence Was Commuted By Obama Is murdered

A former gang member saw his prison sentence commuted by then-President Obama in November—only to be killed almost exactly two months later. Demarlon Thomas, 31, was transitioning out of the federal prison system in a Saginaw, Mich., halfway house after having his sentence commuted Nov. 22. Two masked gunmen brandishing assault-style weapons sought out and…

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Crippin Aint Easy: Criplettes Talk Gang Life Co-Starring Danny Girl From Bloods & Crips

During the 1990s, Fox 11 News, ran a TV special –called Gang Sisters– which documented the life of Sleepy, Little CJ, and Dizzie, Jackie, female crip members from the 68 and 69 East Coast Crips, located in South Los Angeles, California. “One by one, friends are cut down.” During a gang-fight, Little CJ (born La…

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Fruit Town Pirus Is Trending On Social Media

The Compton-based Fruit Town Pirus became a trending topic on Social media after being flaunted by Chris Brown and Soulja Boy, during their public feud in 2016. The Fruit Town Pirus are mainly known for their deadly rivalries with neighboring gangs in Compton. A fraction of the Compton-based Fruit Town Pirus, denied Soulja Boy’s street credibility during…

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Gang-related shooting in front of South LA police station wounds 1

A man was critically wounded Saturday by gunfire in a gang-related shooting that occurred right in front of a police station in South Los Angeles. The gunfire erupted at 1:30 a.m. in front of the Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Street Station at 7600 S. Broadway, and officers immediately detained three men, said the station’s…

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Hood Day: G-Len Break Down The History Of Bloods

G-Len (of the Damu Ridas), shed light on the history of the West Side Denver Lane Bloods AKA Figueroa Rider Gang based in South Central, Pasadena, and Altadena, California. “We were the ones went to Washington High, and chased Tookie (co-founder of the Crips)”. Other active blood gangs were the Chain Gang, Van Ness Gangsters, Brims,…

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