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St. Paul gang member gets life terms in saloon drive-by killing (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul man was convicted Wednesday on the 14 counts he faced in the murder of a rival gang member at the Moonshine Saloon.
Source: Pioneer Press    Date: April 9, 2014

Man committed drive-by shooting outside St. Paul bar for benefit of gang, prosecutor says (St. Paul, MN): It wasn't a fight that led to three people shot, one fatally, at a St. Paul bar last October, a Ramsey County prosecutor said Thursday. It was just the code of behavior for gangs.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: April 3, 2014

Graffiti vandalism doesn't appear to be gang-related, but is a felony offense (Crookston, MN): While just about everyone else hunkered down until Monday's blizzard left Crookston in its rear-view mirror, a person or persons spray-painted graffiti on cars, signs, trailers, tanks and other things primarily from the southern edge of downtown and at points further to the south.
Source: Crookston Times    Date: April 2, 2014

Minneapolis gang member smuggles sensitive documents out of jail, posts on Facebook (Minneapolis, MN): A gang member charged with murder managed two weeks ago to smuggle sensitive documents - including one that refers to witnesses -- out of the Hennepin County Jail.
Source: MPR News    Date: February 20, 2014

Man indicted in deadly shooting at St. Paul bar (St. Paul, MN): A grand jury Wednesday indicted a 31-year-old man in the fatal shooting of a man outside a St. Paul bar last year, according to the Ramsey County attorney’s office. Investigators learned that members of the Oroville Mono Boys, MAB and 612 gangs were in the bar that night.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: February 6, 2014

Alleged gang member sentenced in connection with 2012 stabbing and beating (Duluth, MN): A Duluth man accused of stabbing a 17 year old girl in the heart as part of gang-related activity in 2012 will spend the next 16 years behind bars. 26 year old Donald William Laquier Jackson was sentenced in St. Louis County Court today to over 16 years in prison on charges of First Degree and Second Degree Aiding and Abetting Assault.
Source:    Date: January 22, 2014

Hudson shooting involved gang members, charges say (St. Croix County, WI): Charges have been filed in what police say was a shooting involving rival gang members outside a Hudson, Wis., liquor store Sunday morning.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: January 21, 2014

Four charged after Mpls. police raid gang-related home (Minneapolis, MN): A Minneapolis Police raid at a gang-related house resulted in the arrest of four people and prevented a retaliation shooting, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Source: CBS Minnesota    Date: December 17, 2013

Alleged gang member pleads guilty to stabbing Duluth girl in heart (Duluth, MN): A Cloquet man has pleaded guilty to stabbing a girl in the heart last October as part of gang-related activity. Donald William Laquier Jackson, 26, entered the unexpected guilty plea Monday in Duluth's State District Court.
Source: Northland's NewsCenter    Date: December 11, 2013

St. Paul man shoots girl while targeting another teen, charges say (St. Paul, MN): A shooting that wounded a teenage girl in St. Paul last weekend was gang-related, but she was not the intended target, according to charges filed Friday.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: December 6, 2013

Police say brazen East Lake St. restaurant shooting may be gang-related (Minneapolis, MN): The attack happened early Monday morning at La Que Buena restaurant in Minneapolis.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: November 25, 2013

St. Paul gang dispute may have triggered house shootings, police say (St. Paul, MN): A "long ongoing feud" between different cliques of the Selby Siders street gang may be behind three incidents last month in which shots were fired into St. Paul houses, including one in which more than 20 bullets hit the home of two elderly sisters, according to a search warrant filed in Ramsey County District Court.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: November 22, 2013

Minneapolis police investigate possible gang connection to Epic killing (Minneapolis, MN): Gang violence may behind the death of a man shot inside Epic nightclub Nov. 3, according to court documents filed recently in Hennepin County District Court.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio    Date: November 19, 2013

Alleged gang violence leaves on dead in St. Paul bar shooting (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul man has been charged in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting outside of the Moonshine Saloon on E. 7th Street in St. Paul.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: October 31, 2013

St. Paul police and partners start new gang intervention program (St. Paul, MN): Officer Tony Spencer and his partner spend much of their day knocking on doors. On the front lines of St. Paul's fight against gang violence, the officers check regularly on young people with gang ties to not only learn about crime but also to try to help those they can break out of the dangerous lifestyle.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 29, 2013

Bizarre crime & upward trend in Bemidji gang activity (Bemidji, MN): It's a bizarre crime that may signal a rise in gang activity. Last year, dozens of members of a gang called the "Native Mob" were charged in a major sting operation at Bemidji, and on the 3 reservations surrounding it.
Source: Valley News Live    Date: October 24, 2013

Teen to stand trial as adult in east side beating (St. Paul, MN): A 16-year-old boy will stand trial as an adult in connection with a savage gang beating that nearly killed a man on St. Paul's east side.
Source: KARE 11 News    Date: October 16, 2013

In gang sweep, 'some very violent criminals off the street' (St. Paul, MN): Sixteen members of the East Side Boys gang were apprehended in the day's sweep primarily in St. Paul, but also Minneapolis, Maplewood and Farmington.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: October 9, 2013

Man sentenced in last year's gang-related murder in St. Paul (St. Paul, MN): The third man charged in last year’s gang-related murder of Naressa Turner was sentenced Wednesday.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: September 18, 2013

Imprisoned gang killer admits to bribery in bid for freedom (Minneapolis, MN): An imprisoned gang member arguing for a new murder trial based on sworn affidavits from witnesses who claimed they lied on the stand has admitted to being the mastermind of a scheme to coerce those witnesses into making their statements.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: September 17, 2013

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