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<strong>Memphis Police Officer B. Johnson stares off into the distance while responding to a homicide call in North Memphis Sept. 17, 2020.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Gangs multiplying, adding younger members

About 28% of last year’s homicides linked to teen groups, police major tells city council

Groups such as the Gangster Disciples, Crips, Bloods and Latin Kings are splintering into neighborhood cells with names like the Choppa Gang in Hickory Hill, Concrete Cartel in East Memphis, 4 Corners in Orange Mound, and Dixie Homes Murder Squad, Major Frank Winston of MPD’s Multi-Agency Gang Unit said.


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Kustoff defends his electoral college challenge vote

The Congressman from Germantown told The Daily Memphian he believes Trump’s remarks just before the Capitol insurrection fueled the violence that claimed five lives. Kustoff also indicated it might be time to change the Congressional Act that allowed the electoral college challenge he supported.

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