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Information, community involvement keys to fighting gangs (Wilmington, NC): As the gun and gang violence continues in the Port City some people want to step up and make a difference. Law enforcement, clergy and now some in the plagued areas of the city agree community involvement is crucial for change.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: October 11, 2013
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Wilmington postpones action on banning gang members from parks (Wilmington, NC): After a proposal to ban gang members from Wilmington parks was questioned by a civil liberties watchdog group, the city council voted Tuesday to delay a decision on the ban.
Source: StarNews    Date: October 1, 2013
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Teen, three juveniles cited in gang graffiti case (Burlington, NC): A Burlington teenager faces multiple charges relating to a gang graffiti investigation, police said Tuesday afternoon. The Alamance City/County Gang Task Force also filed 64 charges of damaging property with the juvenile court system concerning three juveniles involved.
Source: Times-News    Date: October 1, 2013
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City attorney: Proposed ban on gang members in parks would be state's first (Wilmington, NC): The City of Wilmington's police-supported proposal to ban gang members from city parks would be a first for North Carolina, the city's attorney said Monday. "We are the first jurisdiction in the state to put forth such an ordinance," City Attorney Bill Wolak told Wilmington City Council members Monday morning.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: September 30, 2013
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90-day 'cease fire' ends in Wilmington; city proposes banning gang members from parks (Wilmington, NC): Gang members would be banned from Wilmington city parks under an ordinance up for the city council's consideration Tuesday, coming days after the end of a three-month ceasefire authorities called in the interest of peacemaking.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: September 28, 2013
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Chief says new strategies needed in fight against gangs (Wilmington, NC): Ralph Evangelous says Wilmington's gang problem is the worst he's seen since becoming police chief nine years ago. Now that a 90-day cease fire is over, the chief says more than police need to be part of the fight.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: September 27, 2013
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Wilmington police - Gangs' power vacuum likely cause of increased gun violence (Wilmington, NC): A Saturday shooting death and four other gun-related incidents over the weekend into Monday are likely gang related, Wilmington Police Department's chief said Monday.
Source: The Wilmington Star    Date: September 23, 2013
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Jury convicts man in gang-related shooting death (Charlotte, NC): It took a jury 20 minutes Monday to convict a 24-year-old man in the 2009 shooting death of Palo Childress, 23.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: September 16, 2013
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Kinston Police: Kids in elementary school now in gangs (Kinston, NC): Gangs have been a problem in Eastern Carolina for awhile, but you may be startled by what we're learning from police. Kinston Police say gangs are becoming more popular for children as young as elementary school.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: September 12, 2013
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Albemarle man sentenced in shooting (Albemarle, NC): Federal officials' successful prosecution of an Albemarle man earlier this month on firearms charges marked a success in the battle against gang violence in Stanly County, authorities said this week.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: August 29, 2013
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Two charged after three-hour standoff (Laurinburg, NC): A teenager is among two men who have been charged following a three-hour standoff Sunday morning that followed what lawmen are saying was a gang-related shooting that injured a teenager.
Source: The Laurinburg Exchange    Date: August 27, 2013
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CMPD can continue efforts to stop local gang (Charlotte, NC): Thursday morning, the members of the Hidden Valley Kings were in a Mecklenburg County Courtroom fighting a civil injunction. It's a new tactic in the war against gang violence, one that has never been tried in North Carolina before.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: August 22, 2013
http://www.wcnc.com/...

City takes Hidden Valley gang to court (Charlotte, NC) : The Hidden Valley Kings have their day in court Thursday – along with the city that hopes to close them down. The Kings, who police say dominate the north Charlotte neighborhood from where they take their name, could be the target of North Carolina’s first restraining order against a gang.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: August 21, 2013
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

Ban of gangs from parks could see vote in September (Wilmington, NC): Portia Mills Hines Park was the site of violence and near-violence in recent weeks, with a 17-year-old shot Aug. 5 and a 4-year-old boy finding a gun under stairs July 23. Now, Wilmington City Council might take action to stop violence at city parks.
Source: StarNews    Date: August 21, 2013
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Police handle Greenville gang problem (Greenville, NC): Over 18 different gangs exist in Pitt County. According to the N.C. Department of Crime and Public Safety, a gang is defined as three or more members who associate and engage in criminal acts. Identifying gang members can be difficult according to the N.C. Gang Investigators Association.
Source: The East Carolinian    Date: August 20, 2013
http://theeastcarolinian.com/...

Elementary Schools to implement G.R.E.A.T. program (Salisbury, NC): This fall the Gang Resistance and Education Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program is coming to an elementary school near you. The federally sponsored gang and violence prevention program, which has already been implemented in the middle schools, will soon make its way to local elementary schools and private schools.
Source: Salisbury Post    Date: August 16, 2013
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Latin Kings leader Jorge Cornell sentenced to 28 years in prison (Winston-Salem, NC): Federal Judge James A. Beaty sentenced Latin Kings leader Jorge Cornell to 28 years in federal prison Wednesday. Last year, a jury convicted Cornell of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, and using a firearm in a crime of violence.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: August 14, 2013
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City satisfaction survey to include questions about gangs (Durham, NC): Senior officials agreed Wednesday to add a few questions to an upcoming city survey to gauge what residents know or think they know about the gang situation in Durham. The decision came after members of a joint gang-reduction committee were briefed on the results of an unscientific poll whose participants listed gang activity as their second-leading concern about the community.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: August 14, 2013
http://www.heraldsun.com/...

Police: N.C. gangs are evolving (Greensboro, NC): Photos posted on Facebook of toddlers flashing gang signs were among the images shared Tuesday of a growing gang problem. Law enforcement officers from North and South Carolina gathered to listen and strategize at the 12th annual Gangs Across the Carolinas conference.
Source: News & Record    Date: August 13, 2013
http://www.news-record.com/...

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police to seek injunction to suppress gang (Charlotte, NC) : Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for an injunction to place restrictions on suspected members of the Hidden Valley Kings – a new tactic for battling one of the city's oldest gangs. It’s the first time a North Carolina law enforcement agency has taken civil action against a gang, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: August 13, 2013
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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