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Camden police looking for gang members in armed robbery/assault (Camden, NC): Police are looking for three members of the Bloods gang for an armed robbery that happened Sunday.
Source: WVEC 13 News    Date: January 22, 2013

Deaf man stabbed when sign language mistaken for gang signs, police say (Burlington, NC): A North Carolina deaf man using sign language was stabbed several times after another man mistook the gestures as gang signs, police say.
Source: FOX News    Date: January 12, 2013

Wadesboro double shooting believed gang-related (Wadesboro, NC): No arrests have been made in the deaths of two men Monday night in Wadesboro. Police say the area is known for drug activity and the shootings may have been gang-related.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: January 8, 2013

Economy fuels street gangs expansion (Jacksonville, NC): The downtrodden economy has fueled an expansion of criminal street gangs in eastern North Carolina, one law enforcement official said Thursday, a troubling trend that renewed calls among school and law enforcement officials for a multifaceted approach for tackling the problem.
Source: The Daily News    Date: January 4, 2013

Greenville PD announces plan to stomp gang violence (Greenville, NC): Greenville Police vowed Thursday night to arrest those responsible for several shootings since late December. At a media conference, Chief Hassan Aden announced that effective immediately, the Greenville Police Department would have a 24-hour patrol plan, in which two patrol units would be placed in crime hot spots at all times.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: January 4, 2013

Experts: Gang violence begins inside schools (Mt. Olive, NC): Hundreds of law enforcement officers, educators and area leaders met Thursday in Mt. Olive to discuss some of North Carolina's biggest issues on violence. Gangs have been one of the most challenging issues to battle, not only on the streets, but also in schools.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: January 3, 2013

Uptick in gang activity linked to bad economy (Mt. Olive, NC): The downtrodden economy has fueled an expansion of criminal street gangs in eastern North Carolina, one law enforcement official said Thursday, a troubling trend that renewed calls among school and law enforcement officials for a multifaceted approach for tackling the problem.
Source: StarNews    Date: January 3, 2013

Raleigh teens can be tried as adults in gang-related shooting death (Raleigh, NC): A Wake County District Court judge on Thursday ruled that two teenage brothers charged in the August shooting death of another teen can be tried as adults.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: December 6, 2012

NC Latin Kings gang head convicted (Winston-Salem, NC): Jorge Cornell, the founder and leader of North Carolina's Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, bowed his head Wednesday as the verdict came in.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: November 22, 2012

Community's help sought to combat gang threat (Nags Head, NC): Welcoming participants to a presentation on "Criminal Street Gang Awareness" at the Kill Devil Hills Town Hall meeting room, KDH Police Criminal Investigations Division Captain Gene Johnson introduced Detective David Johnson and Sergeant Brandon Henderson.
Source: The Outer Banks Sentinel    Date: November 14, 2012

Gang members arrested (Greenville, NC): Three high-ranking Greenville gang members were arrested on Monday as a local task force concluded an investigation spanning more than five months into drug and weapons violations, according to police.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: November 8, 2012

Former Latin Kings member says FBI paid him $14,000 as informant (Winston-Salem, NC): Former gang member Jose Lugo, who came to the United States from Venezuela, wanted to do something good for his adopted country.
Source: News & Record    Date: November 4, 2012

Teens arrested in gang-related shootings near school (Greensboro, NC): Police say three teenagers were arrested after two others were shot during an apparent internal gang-related conflict behind Jackson Middle School Monday night.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: November 1, 2012

Latin Kings gang member says Cornell urged Greensboro shooting (Winston-Salem, NC): Rojelio Lopez was in his apartment drinking beer with friends when he saw three men walk past outside. Thinking they were acquaintances, he walked to his sliding glass door and stepped out. A man spotted him, lifted a shotgun and fired.
Source: News & Record    Date: October 29, 2012

Chief hopes to curtail Princeville gang problem (Tarboro-Princeville, NC): Recent gang-related violence has prompted Princeville Police Chief Joey Petway to ramp up patrols and ask citizens for assistantance with stopping what he called the "nonsense."
Source: The Daily Southener    Date: October 12, 2012

Gang member receives lengthy prison sentence (Wilkes County, NC): A Caldwell County man identified as a street gang member was sentenced to between 101 and 131 months in prison after he pleaded no contest to felony first-degree kidnapping and other felony offenses in Wilkes Superior Court on Sept. 25.
Source: Wilkes Journal-Patriot    Date: October 10, 2012

'Gang graffiti' found in Reidsville (Reidsville, NC): Police are reporting about a dozen instances of apparent gang-related vandalism on four streets in the city.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: October 3, 2012

Maxton police say seven charged in gang-related shooting (Maxton, NC): Police have arrested seven of the 10 people wanted in a gang-related shooting earlier this month in Maxton, police Lt. Jamie Oxendine said Monday.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: September 17, 2012

Burlington police use gang charge for first time (Burlington, NC): Two people arrested last week after a shooting on James Street face a criminal charge targeted at people involved in alleged gang activity.
Source: Times-News    Date: September 5, 2012

Family Focus: Video shares teenage inmates' stories to help other teens (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte has a new strategy to combat crimes committed by kids. This school year, the Gang of One program will take a video into the classrooms of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: August 24, 2012

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