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Duval County Schools develops plan to fight gangs in schools (Duval County, FL): Some parents are concerned about the gang problem in the community, which is spilling into schools. Police believe that gang activity led to the deaths of two students at First Coast High School last school year.
Source:    Date: August 20, 2015

Three of five suspects arrested for gang beating (South San Francisco, FL): Three people were arrested and police are seeking two outstanding suspects for their involvement in beating a 24-year-old South San Francisco resident Saturday afternoon.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: August 19, 2015

State: Overtown teens admitted to shooting of 10-year-old boy (Miami, FL): Confronted by an angry relative of 10-year-old Marlon Eason, two Miami teenagers who police say are gang members apologetically admitted their bullets killed the boy “by accident,” according to court documents.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: August 10, 2015

Man accused of mass gang shooting to walk free after 7 years (Miami-Dade, FL): Up until Thursday, Morris Sales faced the death penalty for the wild 2007 mass shooting at a Little River block party that killed a bystander.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: August 6, 2015

New Duval Schools Code of Conduct Cracks Down On Student Violence (Duval County, FL): In three weeks, Duval County students will start a new school year, and they’ll also have new consequences if they misbehave at school. On Tuesday evening, the Duval County School Board approved changes to the district’s Code of Conduct. Also included in the revised Code of Conduct are a definition of gang activity;
Source: WJCT News    Date: August 5, 2015

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

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