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'Gang' fight at school following weekend shooting spree worries parents (Burke County, GA): Three people are behind bars after a shoot-out that sent 5 people to the hospital Sunday morning. Now, 6 more students have been charged after a fight at Burke County High School following the weekend fight at the party.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: March 19, 2014

Bibb County DA wants severe sentencing for gang acitivity (Macon, GA): Bibb County District Attorney David Cooke says he is fed up with gang activity in Middle Georgia. There are hundreds of gang members across Central Georgia, and a large number of them are in Macon, according to Cooke.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: March 18, 2014

Teen arrested in connection to gang graffiti sprayed in neighborhood (Covington, GA): Gang graffiti has been spray painted on a road in Fairview Commons subdivision and a 14-year-old is facing juvenile charges as a result.
Source: Newton Citizen    Date: March 17, 2014

Man found guilty in east Macon gang slaying (Macon, GA) : Jurors deliberated about two hours Friday before finding a 25-year-old man guilty of murder in the shooting death of a man in east Macon.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: March 14, 2014

U.S. Marshal capture alleged Macon gang members (Macon, GA): Two wanted gang members were recently arrested in Macon and one of them was on the run for nearly two years.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: March 12, 2014

Four people arrested in gang-related beating (Dawson, GA): Four people are in jail after what Dawson Police say was a gang-related beating of a juvenile male. The arrests came after video of the beating surfaced on YouTube and was shown to police. Police reports show the gang goes by the name, Young Kamouflauge Boys.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: March 11, 2014

Trial begins in Macon gang murder case (Macon, GA): John Johnson III turned on the lights and ignition of a car parked on Macon’s east side last April. The 18-year-old was shot in the head before he could drive away.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: March 11, 2014

Crime dropping in Albany neighborhood? (Albany, GA): FOX 31 followed up with Albany police Friday about an area where a drug raid was conducted and they say crime has decreased from years ago. "As far as the gang-related issues over there, there has been a decrease in it dating back from a year ago," said Sgt. E. Duron Thompson.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: February 28, 2014

Man re-indicted in April slaying, gang activity alleged (Savannah, GA): A Savannah man on Wednesday was re-indicted on murder and related charges involving street gang participation in the April shooting death of a man found dead in a car near Hodge Elementary School.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: February 27, 2014

Committee strives to eradicate street gang activity across county (LaGrange, GA): After 2013 proved to be a heavy gang activity year, local law enforcement along with other agencies have formed the Troup County Gang Coordinating Committee in an effort to eradicate street gangs across the county.
Source: LaGrange News    Date: February 25, 2014

'Smash and grab' burglary suspect has apparent gang ties (Douglas County, GA): An Austell teen accused in a "smash and grab" burglary at a local jewelry store apparently has ties to a criminal street gang.
Source: Douglas County Sentinel    Date: February 25, 2014

DeKalb trio indicted on murder, gang charges (DeKalb County, GA): Three DeKalb County men were indicted last week on murder and gang charges for the 2012 shooting death of another teen.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: February 19, 2014

Albany parents warned of gang stealing from kids (Albany, GA): Albany Police Gang Unit Officers are warning parents that young gang members may be stealing from other kids to prove themselves to the gang.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: February 18, 2014

Four suspects in custody in Kennesaw drive-by (Kennesaw, GA): Nearly three months after a local gang sprayed a house with bullets, Kennesaw Police have arrested four men, but the suspected leader remains on the loose.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: February 11, 2014

Teen arrested; connected to shootings (Covington, GA): A teen and several others have been arrested and charged with gang related activity and other charges in connection to two shootings that happened this past fall.
Source: CovNews    Date: February 10, 2014

Final fairgrounds suspect indicted (Savannah, GA): The last of nine suspects indicted for murder and gang violence in September was captured last week by detectives and the U.S. Marshals Service.
Source: Connect Savannah    Date: February 5, 2014

Purported gang members rush into Athens home and assault residents (Athens, GA): An Athens woman was attacked in her home Tuesday and seriously injured by purported gang members. Another of the victim’s roommates told officers some of the assailants belonged to the Gangster Disciples gang.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: February 5, 2014

Gang of teens allegedly threatens girl for talking about them (Covington, GA): An alleged gang of teen girls apparently is seeking revenge against another girl who they believe has been spreading gossip about them, according to a report filed by the Covington Police Department.
Source: Rockdale Citizen    Date: January 13, 2014

Teen injured in gang-related assault (Columbus, GA): A 17-year-old is in good condition at St. Francis after suffering multiple lacerations in a gang-related assault Friday, according to a Columbus police report.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: January 4, 2014

Overcoming the odds: Former gang member finds home (Gainesville, GA): Thomas Ramirez has a passion for helping people overcome their demons. It's a battle he understands personally and one he sees playing out hundreds of times each day at the Good News at Noon homeless shelter in Gainesville where he serves as director.
Source: The Gainesville Times    Date: December 30, 2013

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