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Man injured in Chandler gang shooting (Chandler, AZ): A man was hospitalized after what police say was a gang-related shooting Friday morning in Chandler.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: February 18, 2011
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/...

24 arrested after nine month Phoenix gang probe (Phoenix, AZ): The Department of Public Safety announced the arrest of a suspect in a 2007 gang-related murder, along with 23 other people suspected of gang activity.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: February 18, 2011
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Chandler police searching for teenager in gang-related shooting (Chandler, AZ): Chandler police are looking for a 17-year-old boy wanted in connection to a gang-related shooting behind a Little Caesar's pizzeria that left a 19-year-old man hospitalized on Saturday night.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: February 9, 2011
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/...

Chandler teen arrested in connection with gang shooting (Chandler, AZ): Gang violence erupted in Chandler on Saturday as a gang member, 15, fired multiple shots at a member of another gang on Erie Street near Arizona Avenue, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 6, 2011
http://www.azcentral.com/...

Two Havasu men arrested in gang bust (Lake Havasu City, AZ): Two Lake Havasu City men were arrested Wednesday, along with six others during an Arizona Department of Public Safety gang task force Operation “Sand Castle” stemming from an incident on the Colorado River shores of Bullhead City in July.
Source: Today's News-Herald    Date: December 10, 2010
http://www.havasunews.com/...

Five suspected gang leaders arrested in El Mirage (El Mirage, AZ): Escalating violence in El Mirage neighborhoods led state and local authorities to arrest five people suspected of being street gang leaders and two others early Thursday.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 2, 2010
http://www.azcentral.com/...

Yuma police arrest four teens for armed robbery (Yuma, AZ): Authorities have arrested four teenagers in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Yuma, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: November 30, 2010
http://www.azcentral.com/...

Police, schools watching ‘Juggalos’ - Classified as gang in Arizona (Show Low, AZ): Juggalos consider themselves a family and fans of a rap group’s music. But due to reported criminal acts by some of them, Show Low school administrators and police are keeping a close eye on young people who identify themselves as Juggalos.
Source: White Mountain Independent    Date: November 23, 2010
http://www.wmicentral.com/...

Arizona group targeting gang violence in south Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ): A group of four Valley and state organizations have quietly started a peacekeeping effort to prevent violence in south Phoenix and help gang members turn their lives around.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: November 11, 2010
http://www.azcentral.com/...

Agents arrest gang member (Tucson, AZ): Following is a rundown of activities that occurred over the past 48 hours within the Tucson Sector. This is only a thumbnail of each incident.
Source: The Herald    Date: November 9, 2010
http://www.svherald.com/...

Anti-gang programs used to combat youth recruitment by drug cartels (Phoenix, AZ): Terry Goddard and law enforcement officials join together to create anti-gang programs in Arizona communities near the border in an attempt to combat drug cartel recruitment.
Source: ABC15 News    Date: October 29, 2010
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Nine arrested in gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix Police have arrested nine alleged gang members, ages 18 to 23, accused in a shooting in which a 5-year-old child was seriously injured.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News    Date: October 27, 2010
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/...

East Valley crimefighting center gets grant (Mesa, AZ): With resources tight and extra dollars a luxury, Southeast Valley law-enforcement agencies are breathing a little easier after being awarded $248,000 toward a joint intelligence-gathering center.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: September 24, 2010
http://www.azcentral.com/...

Southeast Valley police crackdown yields 63 arrests (Mesa, AZ): Thirteen years on the Mesa police force have given Detective Frailan Young a keen sense of the city's criminal underbelly.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: September 23, 2010
http://www.azcentral.com/...

Suspected gang members arrested following shooting (Yuma, AZ): Yuma police have arrested three suspected gang members in an attempted murder following a shooting that happened Thursday evening.
Source: The Yuma Sun    Date: September 17, 2010
http://www.yumasun.com/...

Two suspected gang members shot dead, eight arrested in beer keg ripoff (Chandler, AZ): A Chandler homeowner opened fire on suspected gang members who had infiltrated his party early Sunday and attacked him while trying to steal a keg of beer.
Source: Phoenix New Times    Date: September 7, 2010
http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/...

ICE operation nets over 100 arrests related to gang activity (Phoenix, AZ): Over 100 suspects with ties to 19 difference street gangs are now behind bars facing criminal charges related gang activity and possible deportation.
Source: KTVK-3TV News    Date: August 24, 2010
http://www.azfamily.com/...

Mexican Mafia leader sentenced to 18 years in prison (Tucson, AZ): Attorney General Terry Goddard Monday announced the sentencing of John Frederick Farinas, 39, of Phoenix to 18 years in prison for assisting a criminal street gang and possession of prison contraband.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: June 7, 2010
http://www.kvoa.com/...

Man shot in the head in Phoenix gang-related shooting in critical condition (Phoenix, AZ): Police say a man is in critical condition after he was shot in a gang-related shooting Saturday.
Source: ABC15 News    Date: June 5, 2010
http://www.abc15.com/...

Man shot in car in Phoenix by suspected rival gang members (Phoenix, AZ): A 22-year-old man was in critical condition Wednesday after he was shot at in his car by suspected rival gang members, Phoenix police officials said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: May 12, 2010
http://www.azcentral.com/...

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