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Teen arrested in fatal Toppenish shooting

TOPPENISH — Police arrested a 16-year-old boy in the fatal weekend shooting of a 26-year-old man in an alley in Toppenish.The Toppenish man, Ramon Verduzco, was shot multiple times Saturday and died in a hospital.

Date: 02/23/2015 | Northwest


50 arrests in Tri-City gang sweep

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Police arrested 50 people this week in a gang sweep across the Tri-Cities, prompted by a wave of recent shootings.Local, state and federal agencies cooperated in the sweep Tuesday through Thursday and announced results at the Kennewick police station.

Date: 12/19/2014 | Northwest


Report: Chinese officials smuggled ivory

BEIJING — Chinese officials and businesspeople used a state trip by President Xi Jinping and other high-level visits to smuggle ivory out of Tanzania, an environmental watchdog said Thursday, casting doubt over Beijing's efforts to end the illegal trade that has led to rampant...

Date: 11/07/2014 | Nation & World


Dutch bikers join fight against Islamic State

WASHINGTON — At least three members of Dutch motorbike gang have joined up with Kurdish fighters in Iraq, according to Agence France Presse. The trio belong to a group known as “No Surrender,” a gang with chapters across the country.

Date: 10/16/2014 | Nation & World


Gunfire linked to gang fight in Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — Police say gunfire in Lynnwood on Wednesday night involved a dispute between rival gangs. A single shot was fired during a fight just after 8:30 p.m. in the 4700 block of 176th Street SW, Lynnwood police Cmdr. Jim Nelson said. No injuries were reported.

Date: 10/09/2014 | Sirens


Life term for man, 24, in Yakima gang killings

YAKIMA — A 24-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday in Yakima to spend the rest of his life in prison without parole for the gang killing of two men whose bodies were found in a car in the Yakima River Canyon.

Date: 10/08/2014 | Northwest


59-year sentence for fatal Seattle gang shooting

SEATTLE — A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 59 years in prison for a gang shooting six years ago that killed a teen in Seattle.

Date: 09/10/2014 | Northwest


Gang member convicted in 2008 Seattle murder

SEATTLE — A 22-year-old faces a sentence of more than 51 years in prison for a fatal gang shooting in Seattle.

Date: 08/18/2014 | Northwest


40-year sentence for murder in gang argument

TACOMA — A 34-year-old Pierce County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for murder in the shooting death of a rival gang member during an argument over whose gang was better.

Date: 07/11/2014 | Northwest


Suspect in slayings has local gang ties

EVERETT — A suspect in a double slaying in Seattle over the weekend has local gang ties and a history of assault and weapons charges in Everett.Matalepuna Malu, 26, of Everett, was booked into jail in King County on Sunday. He is accused of shooting two men earlier...

Date: 06/03/2014 | Local News


1 injured, 4 arrested in Walla Walla gang fight

WALLA WALLA — A 20-year-old man suffered a severe eye injury in a gang fight that erupted Sunday at a convenience store in Walla Walla.Police say a gang member was waiting to pump gas while his friends were inside the store when rival gang members showed up and began fighting.

Date: 06/02/2014 | Northwest


Police arrest 5 suspected gang members after assaults

EVERETT — Police on Thursday made five arrests involving suspected gang members after a series of assaults in recent months in south Everett.Some clashes involved baseball bats, knives and at least one hammer, according to court documents.Police believe the...

Date: 05/29/2014 | Local News


Gang member who tortured man sentenced

YAKIMA — A 23-year-old gang member who used a propane torch to torture man he thought was a police informant has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Date: 05/12/2014 | Northwest


Man dies after being shot at federal courthouse

SALT LAKE CITY — Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him.

Date: 04/21/2014 | Nation & World




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