23 Columbians arrested in FBI crackdown, charged with criminal offenses

FBI agents arrested 23 alleged gang members Tuesday for criminal offenses, many living in Columbia or with ties to the city, as part of a gang sting described in a 134-count indictment. The indictment, unsealed this morning, names  23 members and associates of the United Blood Nation, also known as UBN or the Bloods street gang, with federal … [Read more...]

Authorities to Announce Large S.C. Gang Arrest

Federal authorities are preparing to reveal the results from a multi-year gang investigation that focused on the Bloods street gang. According to WIS, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles and FBI Special Agent in Charge David Thomas are scheduled to hold a news conference in Columbia today. The authorities are expected to unseal the 134-count racketeering … [Read more...]

Louisiana For-Profit Prisons Offer Inmates Little Hope of Rehabilitation

Louisiana is the world's prison capital. The state imprisons more of its people, per head, than any other U.S. state and first in the U.S. means first in the world. But there is a hidden agenda behind the seemingly good intentions of the Louisiana police force. A majority of Louisiana inmates are housed in for-profit facilities, which must be … [Read more...]

Violent Crime Rate Down For 5th Straight Year Across the Nation

South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers The United States is known as many things, one of those being the most violent and dangerous countries in the world.  However, according to a new report released by the FBI earlier this week, the U.S. has almost never been a safer place to live. The FBI stated in their report on June 18 that violent crime … [Read more...]

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