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Texas Officials Say Gang Membership Exceeds 100K

State public safety officials say they believe more than 100,000 people are members of gangs that are a threat to public safety in Texas.

04/17/2014

(credit: Rowlett Police Department)

3 Suspected Felony Lane Gang Members Arrested In Rowlett

Earlier this week police in Rowlett arrested three suspected members of the organized thief group called the Felony Lane Gang.

CBSDFW.COM–12/12/2013

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Man Executed For Ambush That Killed 4 Women

A former Texas street gang member has been put to death for his involvement in the fatal shootings of four women during an ambush 11 years ago. Robert Gene Garza, 30, is the 12th inmate executed this year in Texas.

09/19/2013

Gang member Jacob Cordero was sentenced to 99 years in prison for opening fire on a rival gang’s house party in 2011. One person was killed and seven others wounded. (credit: Tarrant Co. District Attorney's Office)

99 Years For Fort Worth Gangster Who Shot Up House Party

It only took a jury about four hours to agree that a North Texas gang member used an assault rifle to open fire on a rival gang’s house party. The 2011 incident left a young mother dead and seven others wounded.

CBSDFW.COM–09/16/2013

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North Texas Gang Member On Death Row Loses Appeal

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused an appeal from a gang member sent to death row for gunning down a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother five years ago in Fort Worth.

04/17/2013

Double Murder Suspect Says He "Won't Be Taken Alive"

It sounds a line from an old movie but a Fort Worth double-murder suspect says he “…will not be taken alive.”

09/08/2010