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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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