.....it appears that the gang members arrested after a horrible murder in Mississippi were members of gangs founded in Chicago. Another account from Mississippi indicates that journalists were following leads assuming that those arrested were not Chicagoans, not Mississippians.
I'd thought it was mostly just the Crips and Bloods practicing "evangelistic thuggery", and that mostly west of the Mississippi, but I guess I am wrong. The question is whether the problem is the drug trade, or whether young men sent to the "safe south" by relatives in Chicago are bringing Chicago-style crime to their new home.
Open thread - Events are very much in the saddle at the moment, so we'll need to make this an open thread. If you have time and aren't worried about the latest snownami,...
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