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Man Convicted of 3 Murders in Gang-Related Shooting (Palm Beach County, FL): A South Florida man has been convicted in the deaths of three people during a gang-related shooting. A Palm Beach County jury found Jarvis Jackson guilty Friday of three counts of second-degree murder, though he was acquitted of four counts of attempted murder. He faces a mandatory life sentence.
Source: NBC 6 News    Date: July 31, 2015

National Urban League talks youth violence in Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale, FL): West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio met again Wednesday with local clergy leaders to reaffirm the City's commitment to dismantle the rising problem of teen-involved gang activity. West Palm Beach Police officers have responded to more than 50 shootings since the beginning of the year, including 4 in a week that involved the deaths of 3 people.
Source: WPEC 12 News    Date: July 29, 2015

Suspected getaway car driver in 2009 Bradenton gang killings granted $500,000 bond (Manatee County, FL): The suspected getaway driver in a 2009 murder of two rival gang members was granted bond Tuesday after previously being ordered held without. Eduardo Milian, 25, is charged with two counts of being an accessory after the fact in the 2009 fatal shooting.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 28, 2015

Three charged with killing Crestview teen (Crestview, FL): Three men have been arrested and a fourth is being sought in connection with the killing of Crestview teenager Mark Anthony Williams Jr.
Source: Northwest Florida Daily News    Date: July 25, 2015

West Palm Beach Police Chief: Gangs are here and they're a threat (West Palm Beach, FL): The West Palm Beach Police Chief made it clear on Friday that gangs exist in West Palm Beach and they are contributing to the number of violent shootings over the past two months. But he didn't go so far as to connect the shootings.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: July 24, 2015

Mayor Muoio reacts to rash of shootings in West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, FL): Wednesday afternoon West Palm Beach city officials gathered with law enforcement and local clergy leaders inside the West Palm Beach Police Department for a closed meeting to discuss a recent rash of shootings within the city.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: July 22, 2015

Recent shootings in West Palm Beach are gang related, mayor says (West Palm Beach, FL): Wednesday morning, Mayor Jeri Muoio briefly addressed the recent spate of shootings in West Palm Beach. The mayor said the shootings are gang related and some are acts of retaliation. Muoio said there are three "cliques" between downtown West Palm Beach and 36th Street, who are shooting each other to solve their problems.
Source: WFLX FOX 29 News    Date: July 22, 2015

Triple murder trial begins in 2007 Lake Worth gang ‘massacre’ (West Palm Beach, FL): According to prosecutors, Jarvis Jackson and the two men he recruited stormed into a backyard in Lake Worth eight years ago, guns in hand, with only one objective for the group of men playing dominoes and poker there.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: July 21, 2015

Jury selection begins in Lake Worth gangland massacre case (Palm Beach County, FL): Masked gunmen ambushed and killed three gang members and wounded four others on March 27, 2007, outside a Lake Worth home. The person long suspected of orchestrating the bloodbath is expected to stand trial in Palm Beach County Circuit Court beginning this week.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: July 20, 2015

Sheriff's office recommends charges against alleged shooter in 2009 double slaying in Bradenton (Manatee County, FL): Charges have been recommended against the shooting suspect in the 2009 double slaying of rival gang members, according to Manatee County Sheriff's Office homicide detective Jeffrey Bliss.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 16, 2015

Ex-gang members to pray and preach at ‘Soul City’ (Daytona Beach, FL): The Crips and the Bloods are rival gangs immortalized by rap music and films for their colors, crime and street-code charisma. But two former members have agreed to stand together in a unified front at Daytona Garden Apartments, often referred to as “Soul City,” to share the gospel of Jesus Christ and the blood he shed for mankind’s salvation.
Source: Daytona Times    Date: July 16, 2015

Police identify victim in West Palm Beach shooting; witnesses sought (West Palm Beach, FL): Marquis Roundtree, released from prison 10-1/2 months ago for crimes committed with the Buck Wild gang, was fatally shot outside an apartment in West Palm Beach on Sunday afternoon.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: July 12, 2015

Boots on the Ground: Faith-Based Watch Group Helps Quell Neighborhood Violence (Lakeland, FL): The street is peppered with duplexes, with roadside couches and collections of unwanted belongings scattered here and there. People sit in front of their houses, laughing and talking, on folding chairs, cinder blocks, upturned buckets and tailgates.
Source: The Ledger    Date: July 5, 2015

Police, family of murder victim plead with community for help (Tampa, FL): In the wake of a spike in homicides this summer, Tampa police and the family of a 58-year-old grandmother shot dead in her home last weekend pleaded with the community to come forward with information about her murder.
Source: Tampa Bay Times    Date: June 30, 2015

Attorney: Don't tell jurors about Deltona suspect's gang ties (Deltona, FL): The attorneys for the Deltona man accused of killing his family told a judge Monday that a jury should not be told of their client's former gang ties. Luis Toledo, who could face the death penalty, was no longer a Latin King when his wife and her two children disappeared in October 2013, his attorneys said in a pretrial hearing.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal     Date: June 29, 2015

Apopka police boost patrols to prevent gang violence (Apopka, FL): The man accused of killing the man who was arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting that critically injured an 11-year-old girl was let out of jail because prosecutors said they didn’t have enough evidence to officially charge him. Apopka police said they’ve boosted patrols now that Steven Nedd is no longer behind bars and that they’re worried about a possible gang war erupting.
Source: WFTV 9 News    Date: June 25, 2015

With a dangerous summer in mind, officials support camps to keep youth off the street (Jacksonville, FL): Amid concerns about a violent summer, the Jacksonville Children’s Commission expects to be granted permission to spend $541,000 of its money to expand camp offerings for kids, following a vote of the City Council on Tuesday.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: June 20, 2015

Man charged as accessory in 2009 double slaying in Bradenton (Manatee County, FL): A man was charged Wednesday with two counts of being an accessory after the fact to a second-degree murder in connection with a double homicide in 2009, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: June 17, 2015

Alleged Riviera Beach gang member arrested in drug sting (Palm Beach County, FL): An alleged Riviera Beach gang member is in the Palm Beach County Jail after he was arrested by West Palm Beach police during a drug sting, according to an arrest report.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: June 15, 2015

Gang attack stresses Largo police needs (Largo, FL): The night of May 28 was another busy shift for the Largo Police Department, one without enough patrol officers to handle the call load. At the Bayhead Sports Complex, a fight broke out among teenagers. The department later determined it to be a clash between a Largo and a Clearwater gang.
Source: Tampa Bay Newspapers    Date: June 3, 2015

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