MS-13 Gang Member Manuel Amaya-Alvarez Sentenced To 20 Years For Machete AttackAmaya-Alvarez admitted that on September 25, 2017, he and fellow MS-13 gang members attempted to “take out,” or kill, four people at Running Bear Park.
Commander Of Dallas Police Gang Unit Says Juvenile Gang Affiliation On The Rise“They are younger. Gangs are utilizing social media as a way to recruit younger, and identify individuals that may be targets to become members of a gang."
South Dallasites Pack Community Safety Meeting In Wake Of Violent Crime SpikeDallas Police Chief Renee Hall told the crowd her department is working to reduce violent crime throughout the city.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Releases Summer Crime Reduction Plan In Midst Of Spike In MurdersDallas Police said of the 23 murders this month, 18 have been solved.
ICE Agents Indict MS-13 Gang Members Operating In North TexasOn Friday, agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the indictment of eight MS-13 gang members operating in the Dallas area.
Fort Worth Gang Member To Die For Killing Girl, GrandmotherIce cream and birthday cake were being served at a 9-year-old girl's party when Erick Davila grabbed a laser-sighted semi-automatic rifle from the trunk of his car and opened fire.
Court: Asylum Not Automatic For Former Gang MembersImmigrants in the United States illegally are not automatically eligible for asylum on the basis that they are former gang members who risk persecution if they return home.
Texas DPS Releases Gang Threat Assessment For 2015The Texas Department of Public Safety released the 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was designed to provide an overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.
Gang Member Gets 30 Years Jail For 2 SlayingsA North Texas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the gang-related gunfire that killed two people and hurt two others in 2012.
Texas Officials Say Gang Membership Exceeds 100KState public safety officials say they believe more than 100,000 people are members of gangs that are a threat to public safety in Texas.
Man Sentenced To Life For Gang-Related Double MurderA 22-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for opening fire on a rival gang's car, killing a couple and wounding two others.
99 Years For Fort Worth Gangster Who Shot Up House PartyIt 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.
State Assessment Finds Shift In Top Gang ThreatAn annual state assessment of threats posed by gangs reports a new gang poses the top threat to the state.
DPS: Cartels Are State's Greatest Crime ThreatState public safety officials say Mexican cartels pose the single greatest organized crime threat to Texas.
Mental Illness Rates Rise In Texas Youth FacilitiesA criminal justice expert has told lawmakers that rates of mental illness exceed gang affiliation among juveniles in Texas jails.