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Crips Street Gang

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Should Federal Judge Make Redbox DVD Obey Americans With Disabilities Act Demands?

    The success of Redbox Automated Retail DVD rentals is undeniable after capturing more than 33 percent of the national market, but one Orange County man believes the operation is callously discriminatory against deaf customers and he's demanding compensation. Bellevue, Washington-based Redbox has il ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Montessori "I Want The White Girl" Prostitute Killer Says His Conviction Is Tainted

    Little Saigon's Jonathan Phong Khanh Tran doesn't look like a vicious murderer and his endearing, polite personality once prompted a veteran homicide detective to describe him as the "nicest" killer he'd ever met. In Tran's view, he doesn't look or act like a murderer because he isn't one. But the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Meet Stupid Bank Robber Who Has Never Heard of DNA

    Richard Norman Lederman, an associate in the Watergate Crips gang in Los Angeles, thought about robbing a financial institution and chose one in Orange County. Lederman pondered how to avoid capture and decided to don a woman's wig and wear black-knit gloves when, during lunch hours of March 9, 200 ... More >>

  • Film

    May 9, 2013

    'Venus and Serena': Or, My Sister the Champ

    Demystifying the Williams sisters

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Los Angeles Angels Get Legal Bill For Wheelchair Access Violations at Stadium

    Our Matt Coker told you in April that the Los Angeles Angels and the city of Anaheim settled a federal class action lawsuit that requires them to make their stadium more wheelchair accessible. This week, U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter ordered the defendants to pay the plaintiff lawyers--V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2012

    Little Saigon Asian Crip Who Killed At Asian Garden Mall Gets Bad News

    Armed with a baseball bat and a mop handle, members of the Asian Crips criminal street gang attacked a group of men and women outside the Asian Garden Mall in Little Saigon on Thanksgiving 2001 and murdered one of the victims.The crime went unsolved for eight years until Westminster Police Departmen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Meet Today's Dumbest OC Criminal: Lance William Sigue

    Lance William Sigue might still be working Anaheim and Santa Ana streets as a dangerous 28-year-old drug dealer, but his own abject stupidity brought him to the attention of Orange County Sheriff's Department deputies, Anaheim police and ATF agents.In May 2009, Sigue had been enjoying a brisk busine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Assemblyman Don Wagner Alarmed By Prop. 65 Lawsuit Abuses

    As part of a "Create Jobs; Not Lawsuits" campaign in California, Orange County state Assemblyman Don Wagner today blasted what he sees as Proposition 65's abuse of businesses by greedy plaintiff's lawyers.The voter-approved 1986 proposition called, "The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Vincent Valdez's MySpace Stupidity Cost Him 10 Years in Prison

    Yums​Vincent Julian Valdez's stupidity on MySpace cost him 10 years in a California prison.In 2007, the trigger-happy Santa Ana hoodlum with the Thug Family Life (T.F.L.) gang obviously didn't get the memo concerning stealth.Valdez attempted to reduce his potential prison exposure after committing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    No iPhone 5 vs. Tupac's Real Killer: Which News is Bigger Today?

    ​So now that everyone is disappointed that Apple didn't introduce the iPhone 5 and instead introduced a version of the iPhone 4 with a better camera, we turn our attention to our sister paper LA Weekly's big news today: that Tupac Shakur was ordered killed by Sean Combs, then known as Puff Daddy, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Deverick Deshawn "Dog" Mathis of La Habra Accused of Heading Notorious Crips Pot Ring in Compton

    ​A La Habra man headed a notorious Crips street gang drug ring that sold marijuana across the country and held meetings on the same Compton block where a second Crips operation sold pot and moved prescription drugs to Louisiana, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Los Angeles.Deverick Desha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    We Found the Most Expensive Cutlass Supreme in the Nation

    Chhoun: I paid too much!​You might imagine that hardcore members of Southern California's criminal street gangs would want to pay the lowest price possible for a car--or even steal it for nothing.But in February 2008, Rick Chhoun--a resident of Long Beach and an admitted 19-year-old member of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​Sunday's local news highlights include:Unsolved 1977 NY Murder Tied Again to OC-LA Serial KillerVeteran courthouse reporter Larry Welborn got nearly a full page today to tell the tragic story of popular 23-year-old Ellen Jane Hover of Manhattan. Hover was murdered 33 years ago this month aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Why is Snoop Dogg Wearing a Red Bandanna?

    This and many other questions from fans brought about by Snoop Dogg and Kid Cudi's new video for "That Tree." (You know. Treeeeees.)Well, actually... We think we have a theory on that red bandanna.

  • Music

    December 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    I-Want-The-White-Girl Killer Also Wanted His Conviction Tossed and Gets a Surprise

    Hanna Montessori's Killer Gets An Unpleasant Surprise​Jonathan Phong Khanh Tran--dubbed by a homicide detective as "the nicest killer" he'd ever met--has waited 17 months in a California prison in hopes that a state court of appeal would overturn his rape, oral copulation and murder convictions in ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2008
  • Columns

    June 21, 2007

    Letters

    'Stupid-ass crackers talk about gangs like they know something'

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2007

    We Win!

    Three OC Weekly writers were nominated for L.A. Press Club Awards, and none of them came home empty-handed last night. Gustavo Arellano won the President's Award for "Ask a Mexican." R. Scott Moxley took first place in "Investigative/Series" for his piece "The New Crips." The judges said "We liked ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 17, 2007

    Letters

    'There is no life left in the paper. No humor, no edge, no spank. You are plain and boring. I dont know what you did to all these good people to run away, but I can guess. I wont pick up OC Weekly Letters

    'This article is CRAP. This interview never happened, and falsifying information in that way is wrong for so many reasons. Mickey Mouse is a household name. Its like slandering Jesus; you just dont do it'

  • Columns

    November 23, 2006

    Letters

    'The review of Proof in Santa Ana was the best bar review Ive ever read . . . considering I dont read many bar reviews . . . and Ive been drinking . . . and its noon on Sunday'

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    King of the Chaff

    Keven Federline makes a case for the American Chav

  • Columns

    November 9, 2006

    Letters

    'Moxleys use of "wheelchair-bound" and one "confined" to a wheelchair has been recognized as journalistically incorrect in the Associated Press stylebook for over a decade now. Why go out of the way to be politically inco

  • Columns

    October 26, 2006

    Letters

    'The real issue is not the motives of the Gunther-the-Terribles but the thousands of California business establishments that refuse to comply with the ADA until a Gunther-the-Terrible comes along and sues'

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2006

    Wheelchair Posse Pal Blasts Weekly

    Angelucci and Gunther: Snakes of a Feather... Marc E. Angelucci, a Los Angeles attorney who has helped David Allen Gunther file lawsuits against small businesses, doesn't know the difference between the Weekly and the Register. This only highlights his trouble seeing reality. Along with a series of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    War Games

    Meant to blog this yesterday, based on something we saw on ABC's Nightline, but it's also reported on by InfoWorld. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on May 4. Among the speakers was a specialist whose company we taxpayers are paying more than $7 million a year. The ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Bo$$ Dogg

    Is Snoop selling out or just selling?

  • Features

    July 1, 2004

    Henry Nicholas, Superhero

    He made billions with Broadcom and then quit at 44. Now Nicks life gets really exciting

  • Features

    November 6, 2003

    The Thin Boo Line!

    Orange Countys 31 scariest cops!

  • Columns

    October 2, 2003

    Paging John Ashcroft

    White kids on dope!

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Did Matt Lamont Try to Blow Up Hitlers Birthday Party?

    For Matt Lamont, the worst thing about jail is the Nazis

  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    All Rise Together

    OCs first real independent hip-hop label is all about friends helping friends

  • Columns

    September 27, 2001
  • Features

    September 27, 2001

    Laguna Niguel

    Cul-de-sacs and soccer fields

  • Columns

    March 2, 2000

    California Voter Information Guide

    March 7, 2000, Primary Election

  • Features

    November 25, 1999

    Not Angry No More

    Warren G chills

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