The City Attorney's office wants to create a 3.8 mile gang-free zone around Echo Park. Perhaps it's a sign of gentrification and the need to protect hipsters on the streets. It'll be an uphill battle. To be fair, the office calls it a "safety zone" and doesn't seem to go so far as to say these barr ... More >>
Gang Ban An L.A. judge has okayed a D.A.-proposed injunction preventing Glendale's Toonerville street gang members from congregating in an area totaling 5.75 square miles. City News ServiceTicketmaster Scalped West Hollywood-based Ticketmaster lost $1.07 billion in its 2008 fourth quarter. The compa ... More >>
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As the L.A. Times' Jack Leonard reported, Timothy McGhee, the charismatic but deadly leader of the Toonerville street gang, had his death sentence for three murders confirmed by Superior Court Judge Robert Perry on Friday. Last August's L.A. Daily story about the jury's sentencing recommendation ( ... More >>
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