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Cape PD seeks suspect in home burglary (Cape Coral, FL): Cape Coral Police are investigating a suspected gang-related burglary that took place on NW 25th Lane Tuesday afternoon.
Source: WINK News    Date: July 24, 2012

Residents call on community leaders to end gang violence in Liberty City (Miami, FL): There’s a call for action to curb the escalating gang violence that has claimed lives, put people in the hospital and terrorized Liberty City and surrounding communities.
Source: CBS Miami     Date: July 11, 2012

Alleged gang war has liberty city under deadly siege (Miami, FL): This afternoon, Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones and Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell are meeting with Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa to ask him what he is doing to address a violent gang war that has enveloped Liberty City over the past three months.
Source: Miami New Times    Date: July 10, 2012

Fatal shootings in Belle Glade gang-related (West Palm Beach, FL): Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said two separate shootings that have left two people dead in Belle Glade are gang-related.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: July 10, 2012

Plant City man accused of hiding gun from fatal shootout (Dover, FL): Deputies have arrested a 20-year-old Plant City man who they say hid a gun used in a June 17 shooting that ended with the death of a "Dover Locos" gang member.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: June 29, 2012

Greyston Garcia, who won Fla. 'stand your ground' case, killed in suspected gang crossfire (Miami, FL): South Florida man Greyston Garcia, who was cleared of murder charges this year based on Florida's 'stand your ground' self-defense law, was killed Tuesday night. Apparently he was an innocent bystander struck by a stray bullet in suspected gang crossfire, CBS Miami reported.
Source: CBS News    Date: June 29, 2012

Police, federal agents dismantle Daytona Beach's 819 Boyz gang (Daytona Beach, FL): The notorious 819 Boyz, a guns and drugs street gang that wreaked havoc in the poorest section of this city, has been decimated by local and federal investigators over the last two years, Police Chief Mike Chitwood said this morning.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: June 29, 2012

Recent arrests bring attention to east Hillsborough gang activity (Tampa, FL): A known gang member walked up to a federal investigator. Go ahead, he said to the agent. Search me. The gang member knew the encounter would happen no matter who approached whom.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: June 21, 2012

Passenger faces murder charge in Dover drive-by shooting (Dover, FL): A gang member involved in an early Sunday morning drive-by shooting has died from wounds he suffered after a victim returned fire, authorities said.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: June 19, 2012

Man in critical condition after apparent gang-related shooting in Dover (Dover, FL): A 20-year old man is in critical condition following a drive-by shooting in Dover early this morning. Deputies responded to 3418 Lindsey Street shortly after 1:00 a.m. after someone called to report multiple shoots being fired at the house.
Source: WFTS ABC Action News     Date: June 17, 2012

Officials seek help to curb gang activity (Orlando, FL): Orange County authorities said they're seeing a growing number of gang members, and they've asked for help when it comes to identifying gang activity.
Source: MSNBC WESH    Date: June 13, 2012

Deputies: Parents, community need to be aware of gangs (Orange County, FL): Orange County residents should pay attention to the signs and symbols of local gangs who live in the area, deputies warn. An estimated 1,700 documented gang members operate more than 70 gangs in Orange County, which is up from 1,500 at the same time last year.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: June 13, 2012

Malone School starting a gang resistance program (Malone, FL): A program aiming to dissuade middle school and elementary school students from joining gangs and participating in other delinquent behavior will be tried out this fall in fifth and sixth grade classes at Malone School.
Source: Jackson County Floridian    Date: May 23, 2012

Teen shot Tuesday night is seventh reported since mid-April; police investigating if all gang-related (Fort Pierce, FL): A teenage boy is hospitalized in serious condition with a gunshot wound. It is the seventh reported incident of overnight gunfire in the north end of the city since mid-April, some of which is attributed to gangs, according to police reports.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: May 23, 2012

Tallahassee police ask for help fighting gangs (Tallahassee, FL): Almost a year after Tallahassee Police initiated "Operation See Change," a crack-down on drug trafficking, police have nearly wiped out open air drug markets along Tallahassee's Alabama street corridor.
Source: WFSU News    Date: May 22, 2012

Reputed SUR-13 gang member gets life for shooting death of Bradenton man (Manatee County, FL) : Family members packed Circuit Judge Edward Nicholas' Manatee County courtroom to testify today during an emotional sentencing hearing for reputed SUR-13 gang member Daniel Robledo.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: May 21, 2012

Gangs move from drugs to ID theft (Miami, FL): On the same night the Miami Dade Gang Task Force was out chasing gang members for the types of crimes what you would normally expect — dealing drugs, stealing cars, and carrying guns. Another operation was taking place.
Source: CBS Miami     Date: May 14, 2012

A night inside South Florida's gang wars (Miami, FL): Spend a night with the Miami-Dade Police Department's Gang Unit, and its commander, Lt. Luis Almaguer, and you will be forever on the move.
Source: CBS Miami     Date: May 7, 2012

Gang-shooting case: Adult charges for two teens rare (Orlando, FL): While most boys spend their time playing video games, surfing Facebook or watching TV, authorities say 13-year-old John "Jojo" Mendez plotted a murder disguised as a drug deal against a rival gang member.
Source: Orlando Sentinel    Date: April 28, 2012

Homes, signs vandalized with graffiti (Lee County, FL): Residents in San Carlos Park woke up to find their homes covered in graffiti and Lee County deputies we spoke with say they think it could be gang-related.
Source: WZVN 7 News    Date: April 27, 2012

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