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Gangs in Greenville: How do we fix it? (Greenville, NC): The shooting death of Jamar Clark was an eye opener for many. Despite public outcry---police maintain that Clark was a validated gang member. Chief Hassan Aden says Clark met at least 3 of 12 requirements to attain the title.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: June 19, 2014

Greenville murder victim related to woman killed last summer (Greenville, NC): A family friend of the man police say was murdered in Greenville early Wednesday was a close family relative to a woman murdered in the city in 2013.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: June 18, 2014

Update: Video leads to arrest (Greenville, NC): Video from an early morning shooting that killed a Greenville man in a downtown parking lot led police to an arrest Wednesday afternoon. Shiheem Maurice Andrews, 20, is charged with an open count murder in the death of 23-year-old Jamar Clark, who police identified as a member of the Bloods street gang.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: June 18, 2014

Sister: Victim not a gang member (Greenville, NC): The sister of a man shot and killed early this morning near Fifth and Evans streets said he was not the gang member Greenville police labeled him but a good person with a family who loved him.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: June 18, 2014

How Greenville police validate a gang member (Greenville, NC): Greenville police say they have a set criteria when they validate a suspected gang member.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: June 18, 2014

Fatal shooting in Rocky Mount believed to be gang-related (Rocky Mount, NC): One person was killed and three others were injured in an aggravated assault early Friday morning in Rocky Mount that neighbors say may have been gang related.
Source: WNCN News    Date: June 13, 2014

Gang member says fatal shooting was self-defense (Raleigh, NC): A gang member charged in the death of a Raleigh man nearly two years ago told jurors in his first-degree murder trial Thursday morning that he didn't mean to kill the victim and that the crime weighed on his conscience until his arrest months later in Louisiana.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: June 5, 2014

City wants schools to help pay for gang-resistance program (Durham, NC): City officials want Durham Public Schools to pick up some – if not all – of the cost of having the Police Department's Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) program in elementary schools.
Source: The Durham News    Date: May 29, 2014

Council avoids hard-line position on gang-resistance funding (Durham, NC): Key City Council members were reluctant on Wednesday to slash spending on an in-schools anti-gang program to free Police Department resources for use elsewhere in the city.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: May 28, 2014

City renewing scrutiny of G.R.E.A.T. (Durham, NC): City officials are going to try this month and next to prod the Durham Public Schools into picking up part of the check for operating an in-school "gang-resistance" program.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: May 18, 2014

Hope Mills board meeting: Limits aimed at gang activity (Fayetteville, NC): The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved restrictions on certain activities within 1,000 feet of schools. The restrictions prohibit conduct which "disrupts, disturbs or interferes" with school activities or presents a "clear and present danger" to students or school staff.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: May 7, 2014

Gangs responsible for violence in Bladen County (Bladen County, NC): Parents in Bladen County are speaking out about their concerns of growing gang violence in the rural area. Their children were leaving a party over the weekend where they said they were shot at by members of a gang. The windows of the car are shot out and the four passengers barely escaped gunfire.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: May 5, 2014

Durham police to welcome Central American visitors (Durham, NC): The Durham Police Department will partner will several other local agencies to welcome Central American community leaders and law enforcement officials to Durham this week as part of a cross-cultural exchange for the visitors to learn about anti-gang strategies involving community partnerships.
Source: The Durham News    Date: May 2, 2014

City manager suggests UNCW take lead on youth violence prevention (Wilmington, NC): UNCW could soon be asked to play a major role in curbing the gang violence that flared up across the city last summer and fall. About 45 people on Tuesday attended a meeting at Wilmington City Hall to provide feedback about the "Reducing Youth Gun Violence in Wilmington" report compiled by City Manager Sterling Cheatham following a series of seven public meetings.
Source: StarNews    Date: April 29, 2014

Community leaders set to take action against youth violence (Wilmington, NC): The issue of gang and youth violence exploded in Wilmington last summer. Police have since fought the battles on the streets. Despite months of debates and public forums, many are upset that there's still very little being done by the City of Wilmington.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: April 29, 2014

Women aid gang's crimes, police community relations officer says (Wilmington, NC): Linda Rawley's message Monday was simple: Women are supporting the criminal activities of Wilmington's gangs. "Whenever you find a gang you normally have a group of women working with them," she said.
Source: StarNews    Date: April 28, 2014

Wilmington Housing Authority applying for safety grant (Wilmington, NC): The Wilmington Housing Authority is doing its part to cut down on gang violence. The organization announced Wednesday that it's pursuing a new million dollar safety grant.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: April 23, 2014

Wilmington police have downtown location for their task forces (Wilmington, NC): The Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff's Office now have a location near downtown to house their joint gang, housing and downtown task forces as well as the sheriff's office's Elements program for at-risk youth.
Source: StarNews    Date: April 23, 2014

Nine indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father (Charlotte, NC): As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News    Date: April 22, 2014

City manager brings youth violence report to county commissioners (New Hanover County, NC): Wilmington City Manager Sterling Cheatham presented his report on youth violence to the New Hanover County Commissioners Monday morning.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: April 21, 2014

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