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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One wounded in gang-related shooting, suspect on the loose (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix police are searching for the gunman in a gang-related shooting in southwest Phoenix that sent one man to the hospital early Wednesday morning.
Source: KTVK-3TV News    Date: May 12, 2010

Tucson police name gang shooting victim (Tucson, AZ): One man was killed and two others were injured in a gang-related gunfight Saturday night on Dodge Boulevard near Grant Road.
Source: KGUN 9 News    Date: April 25, 2010

Police and gangs anger south Phoenix residents (Phoenix, AZ): Pam Jackson ignored the search-warrant details. She flipped through the pages of police paperwork stacked in a pile in her living room. Police seized a handgun ammunition clip and photographs showing members of her family flashing gang signs as part of an investigation last year into south Phoenix street gangs, the records show.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: April 16, 2010

Phoenix shooting likely gang-related, police say (Phoenix, AZ): The shooting of three people at a Phoenix apartment complex Wednesday night appeared to be gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: April 8, 2010

Alleged gang members arrested (Yuma, AZ): Four alleged gang members are in the Yuma County Adult Detention Center after a handgun reportedly was found in the vehicle they were traveling in Friday afternoon.
Source: The Yuma Sun    Date: March 20, 2010

Vandals accused of 'terrorizing' Goodyear neighborhood (Goodyear, AZ): Police arrested two men with ties to street gangs who are suspected of "terrorizing" a Goodyear neighborhood with graffiti, officials said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 12, 2010

Operation targeting gangs nets numerous arrests (Phoenix, AZ): Authorities say gang investigators in the past week arrested 23 of 34 people accused of fueling a prominent street gang known as one of the more-violent groups in south Phoenix.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 6, 2010

Triple shooting near school is gang related (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix police said Friday a triple shooting at a north Phoenix charter school was gang related.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: January 8, 2010

Tucson police identify gang shooting victim (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police have identified the victim of a gang-related shooting on the city's north side.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: January 2, 2010

Party crew-turned-gang busted over Peoria shootings (Peoria, AZ): A Valley street gang targeted in a 31-count conspiracy indictment handed up last week has been linked to several Peoria shootings.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 15, 2009

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