Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

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Aryan Brotherhood Kingpin Gets 50 'Very Hard Years'

Sentence keeps James Byrd out of federal prison

(Newser) - James Byrd is a sadistic, ruthless Aryan Brotherhood of Texas kingpin, and prosecutors have won a long fight to keep him out of federal prison. Instead, Tarrant County prosecutor Allenna Bangs tells the Houston Chronicle , the 45-year-old will serve a 50-year sentence in a Texas state prison, where his gang... More »

Texas Issued Ominous Warning Before DA Murders

Aryan Brotherhood of Texas looking to inflict 'mass casualties': December bulletin

(Newser) - A new revelation supports the theory that the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas was involved in the murders of two of the state's prosecutors : Texas authorities issued a bulletin in December that warned the white supremacist gang was looking to retaliate against law enforcement officials in a way that would... More »

Cops Hunt 2 Gang Members in Colo. Prison Chief Murder

They're associated with white supremacist gang 211 Crew

(Newser) - A new alert issued by the El Paso, Colo., Sheriff's Department provides fresh details on the hunt for those behind the March 19 killing of state prison chief Tom Clements . As the Denver Post reports, investigators are trying to track down two members of the white supremacist gang 211... More »

Prosecutor in Texas Quits Aryan Case

He steps down following murder of DA, assistant

(Newser) - One of the theories floating around about the murder of a Texas district attorney and one of his prosecutors is that the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas is behind the killings as revenge for prosecution. If so, the group can consider its message received. A federal prosecutor has just resigned from... More »

FBI Hunts Texas DA's Killers as Probe Widens

Houston prosecutor goes under 24-hour protection

(Newser) - Following a Texas district attorney's shocking assassination , dozens of FBI agents today joined the investigation while armed guards stood outside the Kaufman County Courthouse, CNN reports. Fears that a white supremacist gang is targeting law enforcement officials spread even to Houston, where the chief prosecutor has gone under 24-hour... More »

Slain Texas DA Carried Gun, Even When Dog-Walking

Mike McLelland had linked recent murder to white supremacists

(Newser) - The north Texas district attorney found murdered with his wife yesterday had been carrying a gun to guard against possible assassins, the AP reports. Wary after one of his assistant prosecutors was killed, Mike McLelland kept the weapon on him at all times, even when walking his dog (he figured... More »

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