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Judge Sentences Members of Violent Home Invasion Gang That Targeted Business Owners


Members of a violent robbery gang were sentenced to prison today for five armed home invasion robberies of business owners in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland between October 2009 and April 2010. In all of the robberies, the defendants assaulted the victims in their own homes. U.S. District Court Judge Legrome D. Davis sentenced four defendants today and one yesterday. Three other defendants await sentencing and one defendant was sentenced in April. 

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Jared Lee Loughner Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges in Tucson Shooting

Jared Lee Loughner, 23, of Tucson, Arizona, pleaded guilty today in federal district court to charges stemming from the January 8, 2011 shooting outside a supermarket that killed six people and wounded 13 others. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Loughner will be sentenced to life in prison with no eligibility for parole. 

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Several Several dead in shootout in New Jersey shopping plaza-report shopping plaza-report

Reuters news An early-morning shooting at a Pathmark supermarket in New Jersey has left at least three people dead, including the suspected gunman, local media said on Friday. 

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Houston jury convicts alien smuggler of hostage taking

HOUSTON – A Honduran man was convicted Wednesday of hostage taking and other related crimes, announced U. S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas. The investigation was conducted by the Houston Police Department (HPD), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). 

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Fidel Urbina Added to Top Ten Fugitives List

New Top Ten Fugitive Help the FBI Find a Rapist and Murderer 

Fidel Urbina, the subject of a nationwide manhunt since 1999 in connection with two sexual assaults and murder, has been named to the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. The former Chicago resident is wanted for allegedly beating and raping a woman in March 1998, and seven months later—while free on bond—for beating, raping, and strangling a second Chicago woman to death. That woman’s body was found in the trunk of a burned-out car.

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Washington Field: Alleged White Supremacist Arrested for Illegally Possessing Fully Automatic AK-47

Douglas Howard Story, who has expressed hatred and support for violence toward a number of political figures, was charged with making a firearm in violation of the National Firearms Act. 

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Jury Convicts Naser Jason Abdo on All Counts in Connection with Texas Bomb Plot

A jury this afternoon in Waco convicted 22-year-old Naser Jason Abdo on federal charges in connection with a July 2011 bomb plot in Killeen, Texas. The conviction was announced by U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman and FBI Special Agent in Charge Armando Fernandez.

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Domestic Threat White Supremacy Extremism

It was a gruesome and hateful crime, three men with white supremacist tattoos punching and kicking the face and body of an African-American man at a bus stop in Houston last summer simply because of the color of his skin. All three were recently convicted of the attack, following an investigation by the FBI and its partners.


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Reward Offered in White Powder Letters Case

FBI and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Announce Reward for Information Leading to the Arrest and Conviction of the Person(s) Responsible for the Recent Mailings of White Powder Letters in the North Texas Area 

Since 2008, more than 380 letters featuring a postmark from North Texas and containing a white powder substance have been sent to various locations around the country—more than 20 were sent last week alone. All of the letters are believed to have come from the same person, who has taken steps to conceal his activities and prevent law enforcement from finding physical evidence of his crimes, including his fingerprints.


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2011 National Gang Threat Assessment

The gang estimates presented in the 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment (NGTA) represent the collection of data provided by the National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) through the National Drug Threat Survey, Bureau of Prisons, State Correctional Facilities, and National Gang Intelligence Center (NGIC) law enforcement partners. An overview of how these numbers were collected is described within the Scope and Methodology Section of the NGTA. The estimates were provided on a voluntary basis and may include estimates of gang members as well as gang associates. Likewise, these estimates may not capture gang membership in jurisdictions that may have underreported or that declined to report. Based on these estimates, geospatial maps were prepared to visually display the reporting jurisdictions.  
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