.....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.
Back from St. Louis - It's a long drive from the Twin Cities to St. Louis, with a significant chunk of it in Iowa. With stops for gas and a meal, it's typically about a 10-hour ...
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