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February 5, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Longtime Seattle-area pimp gets 10 years in prison

A Seattle-area pimp and longtime gang member was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for sex trafficking of a child, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Desmond Manago, 26, pleaded guilty in September to forcing a girl into prostitution in Washington, Idaho, Arizona, Colorado and California. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Manago advertised the victim on and forced her…


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February 2, 2015 at 10:07 AM

2 wounded in gang shooting outside Portland bar

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Police say two men were wounded in a gang shooting early Monday outside a bar in Portland’s Hazelwood neighborhood. Officers found evidence of the shooting and property damage after 2 a.m. at Boss Hawg’s Bar and Grill. Someone had already taken the victims, 35 and 29 years old, to Providence Hospital where their…


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January 30, 2015 at 11:21 AM

Yakima gang detectives investigate fatal drive-by shooting

The Associated Press YAKIMA  — Police gang-unit detectives are investigating the drive-by shooting that killed a 25-year-old man Thursday night in Yakima. Officers responded to a report of a shooting and found the man dead at the scene. He has been identified as Elidoro Navarro of Yakima. Witnesses said multiple shots were fired from a dark-colored sedan. The Yakima…


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December 24, 2014 at 8:03 AM

Not guilty plea in Pasco gang shootings

The Associated Press PASCO — An 18-year-old man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and assault charges for gang-related shootings in Pasco. The Tri-City Herald reports the trial date for DeShawn I. Anderson of Finley was set for Feb. 18 in Franklin County Superior Court. Prosecutors say Anderson was one of two men who ambushed a car Nov….


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December 19, 2014 at 8:24 AM

50 arrests in Tri-City gang sweep

The Associated Press KENNEWICK — 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. The Tri-City Herald reports there were charges or warrants for 62 felonies and…


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December 17, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Third suspect arrested in Portland school shooting

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Portland police say a third suspect has been arrested in their investigation of a shooting outside an alternative Portland high school that injured four young people. The arrest came after a chase late Tuesday in Marion County, about 40 miles south of Portland. Police say the suspect is 16 years old. Police say the…


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August 18, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Gang member convicted of 2008 slaying at Garfield High School

A South Seattle gang member who fatally shot a teenager at Garfield Hig School in a revenge slaying has been found guilty of first-degree murder with a firearm and attempted first-degree murder with a firearm. D’Angelo Saloy killed 15-year-old Quincy Coleman, a Central District gang member, on Halloween night 2008. Coleman was hanging out with friends on stairs behind…


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July 15, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Trial begins in 2008 gang slaying of teen at Garfield High

Testimony is under way in the trial of a man accused of killing 15-year-old Quincy Coleman and wounding a second boy at Garfield High School nearly six years ago. Deangelo A. Saloy, 22, is on trial in King County Superior Court on charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in connection with a drive-by shooting on…


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April 30, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Community leaders speak out against recent Seattle shootings

Responding to three recent fatal shootings in Seattle, community leaders called on the city to install surveillance cameras in “hot spots” where violence has occurred. “We owe it to our children to stop the violence,” the Rev. Harriett Walden, a founder of Mothers for Police Accountability, a social-justice and advocacy organization in Seattle, said during a…


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