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Alleged York gang leader pleads guilty to racketeering and drug trafficking conspiracy (York, PA): James "Doocs" Abney, a leader of the southside gang in York, pleaded guilty to federal charges of racketeering and drug conspiracy Thursday, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: August 27, 2015
http://www.yorkdispatch.com/...

Invest More in Youth Violence Reduction and Crime Prevention Strategies (Philadelphia, PA): Following a violent weekend in Philadelphia during which ten shootings occurred, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called for an end to the school to prison pipeline and pushed for passage of a bipartisan plan that would allow Pennsylvania cities to invest more in proven crime prevention strategies like youth mentoring.
Source: PoliticalNews.me    Date: August 17, 2015
http://politicalnews.me/...

Easton police raid 2 apartments in probe of Crips drug sales, lieutenant says (Easton, PA): At least two people were arrested early Friday morning as Easton police raided two apartments in a Vice Unit investigation into gang-related sales of crack cocaine and heroin in the city's West Ward, Lt. Matthew Gerould said.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: August 14, 2015
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

Cops: Alleged Morrisville dealer, gang member caught mid-sale in Falls (Falls, PA): A 25-year-old alleged Morrisville drug dealer and street gang member was caught mid-sale Saturday morning after a Falls police officer pulled him over for a traffic violation, police said.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times    Date: August 13, 2015
http://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/...

Accused Pottstown gang shooter claims alibi (Pottstown, PA): Pottstown man awaiting trial for allegedly trying to gun down a rival gang member in February claims he might have an alibi for the time of the shooting – he was shopping with a friend.
Source: The Mercury    Date: August 13, 2015
http://www.pottsmerc.com/...

Cops: Gang Member With Drugs Arrested (Falls Township, PA): A Crips gang member was busted with drugs in Falls Township Saturday morning, according to police.
Source: LevittownNow.com    Date: August 11, 2015
http://levittownnow.com/...

Wanted gang member arrested after 4-hour standoff, Bethlehem police say (Bethlehem, PA): A wanted Latin Kings gang member was arrested after an almost four-hour standoff with Bethlehem officers Sunday night, police said.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: July 27, 2015
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

Bethlehem police said alleged gang member charged with attempted homicide (Bethlehem, PA): A 21-year-old man was charged Thursday with attempted homicide after police said he plowed his car into two rival gang members in Bethlehem, leaving one man in critical condition.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: July 23, 2015
http://www.mcall.com/...

Police: Crips gang member hid stolen guns in bushes after being hit by vehicle (Bethlehem, PA): An admitted Crips gang member who police said was one of two people hit by a car on Sunday faces charges after police said he had two stolen handguns that he hid in a clump of bushes.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: July 20, 2015
http://www.mcall.com/...

Looking back at Allentown's bloodiest year (Allentown, PA): Allentown's growing skyline and rejuvenated business district are symbols of rapid progress toward a better future — one that seemed utterly impossible a decade ago.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: July 18, 2015
http://www.mcall.com/...

Teen Murder Suspect Flashes Gang Signs, Erie Police Investigate Hybrid Gangs (Erie, PA): We've uncovered some disturbing new pictures of the young teen, accused of killing another teen, for his bicycle. 14-year-old Derrys Sanders Jr. is in the Erie county prison, charged with murder. In many pictures the 14-year old suspect is flashing hundreds of dollars. In several pictures he snapped, he's also trowing up what appears to be gang signs.
Source: WICU 12 News    Date: July 15, 2015
http://www.erietvnews.com/...

Judge cancels Pottstown drug dealer’s lunch date (Norristown, PA): A Pottstown man awaiting trial for his alleged role in a drug-related gang war that was crushed in May had one request of a judge on his way to jail on previous charges he trafficked heroin in 2013 — he wanted lunch with his girlfriend.
Source: The Mercury    Date: June 29, 2015
http://www.pottsmerc.com/...

Court moves hearing for homicide suspect with violent history, gang ties (Wilkes-Barre, PA): The reputation of a homicide suspect whose history includes grabbing a Plains Township police officer by the genitals apparently hasn't been lost on law enforcement.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: June 23, 2015
http://www.timesleader.com/...

Brothers sent to federal prison in street gang drug case (Harrisburg, PA): Two York brothers, including one described by a judge as a "crafty kingpin," are the latest members of a gang to be sentenced to federal prison as the result of a sweeping, multi-year drug investigation.
Source: The Patriot-News    Date: June 17, 2015
http://www.pennlive.com/...

Northampton deputy sheriff honored for tracking down street gang suspect (Northampton County, PA): Northampton County Deputy Sheriff George Volpe on Wednesday received the Nathan Ogden Award in recognition of his 10-month investigation that led last year to the arrest of a gang-related suspect who had escaped from detention.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: June 10, 2015
http://www.mcall.com/...

Gang dispute claims two more (Philadelphia, PA): The prosecutor called it a dispute between two groups of neighborhood kids that began in elementary school and just kept going.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: June 8, 2015
http://www.philly.com/...

Latin Kings Gang Leader Gets Life Sentence in 2004 Killing (Philadelphia, PA) : A Latin Kings gang leader in New Jersey has received a life sentence for his involvement in the 2004 killing of a female gang member who witnessed an abduction.
Source: NBC Philadelphia    Date: June 7, 2015
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/...

Security heightened at Luzerne County Courthouse hearing for reputed Bloods gang members (Wilkes-Barre, PA): Nearly two dozen federal, state and local law enforcement officers with assault rifles and binoculars surrounded the Luzerne County Courthouse on Friday for a preliminary hearing of two reputed Bloods street gang members charged with firearm offenses in Hazleton.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: May 22, 2015
http://www.timesleader.com/...

Pottstown Man, Saved From Gang Assassination, Charged With Drug-Induced Felonies (Pottstown, PA): On the same day officials in Montgomery County, Pa. announced dozens of arrests from a gang-related investigation in and around Pottstown, a man whose life was likely saved by that investigation was arrested — on charges he tried to steal a delivery truck while high on PCP.
Source: CBS Philly    Date: May 21, 2015
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/...

34 Arrests, With More Expected, in Drug Gang Probe In and Around Pottstown, Pa. (Pottstown, PA): Dozens of rival gang members are in custody after a lengthy investigation in the Pottstown area. The two gangs called themselves the “Straight Cash Money Gang” and “Brothas from Anotha.”
Source: CBS Philly    Date: May 14, 2015
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/...

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