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Notorious gang member throughout Northeast U.S. charged in Poconos shooting (Hamilton Township, PA): A gang member notorious throughout the Northeast has been charged in connection with a drive-by shooting in the Poconos, according to state police.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: June 22, 2014
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Reported gang member busted for dealing heroin (Scranton, PA): Two people were arrested in a heroin bust in Scranton Wednesday night, one a suspected member of the Puerto Rican street gang La Ñeta.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: June 13, 2014
http://thetimes-tribune.com/...

Member of Bloods street gang arrested in Kingston on drug charges (Kingston, PA): Police arrested Eric Timothy Hill, 25, of Penn Street, Kingston, on Thursday on charges he sold heroin. Hill, who police say has a street name "Pop-Off" and is an admitted member of the Bloods street gang, was arraigned by District Judge Paul Roberts in Kingston on four counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, and two counts each of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of communication facility.
Source: The Times Leader    Date: June 12, 2014
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State court backs 34- to 70-year prison term for gang-related shooting in Lebanon (Lebanon, PA): Concluding that prosecutors presented "overwhelming circumstantial evidence" of his guilt, the state Superior Court has refused to overturn an Easton man's conviction and 34- to 70-year prison sentence for a gang-related shooting in Lebanon.
Source: The Patriot-News    Date: June 3, 2014
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Residents concerned over Easton crime creeping into suburbs (Easton, PA): Is Easton's crime problem creeping into the suburbs? After a drug raid this week, some residents say they're moving farther away to escape the crime. On the surface, tiny Wilson borough is the picture of small-town charm. But this is not: a drug raid conducted by Easton Police on Washington Street netted three arrests. Police believe the house is tied to the deadly Crips gang out of Newark, N.J.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: May 17, 2014
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Two West Philly gang members get life in teen's murder (West Philadelphia, PA): Two members of a West Philadelphia gang were convicted by a jury yesterday in the May 2012 street-corner murder of a teen bystander.
Source: Philadelphia Daily News    Date: May 16, 2014
http://www.philly.com/...

Four arrested in police drug raids in Easton, Wilson (Easton, PA): Four men were arrested on drug charges in a pair of simultaneous police raids early Friday in Easton and Wilson. One of the four taken into custody is a suspected member of the Crips street gang.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: May 16, 2014
http://www.wfmz.com/...

West Philly gang bangers go on trial in slaying of bystander (West Philadelphia, PA): In West Philadelphia, along Callowhill Street, two groups of young men had been feuding since 2006, but in 2012 things turned deadly, a Philadelphia jury was told yesterday.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: May 8, 2014
http://www.philly.com/...

Police: Gang leader ordered West York man's death for botched drug delivery (York, PA): Police believe the November shooting death of a West York man was ordered by a gang leader after the man botched a drug delivery in West Virginia and then couldn't recoup the money, according to search warrants.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: May 1, 2014
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Qu'eed Batts has continued gang activity in prison, prosecutor says (Easton, PA): An Easton man who claims he should have a reduced sentence for the murder of a city teen in 2006 has maintained gang ties while in prison, according to court testimony.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: May 1, 2014
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

Drugs & gangs fueling Philly homicide increase, police commissioner says (Philadelphia, PA): Coming off of a record-low year for homicides in Philadelphia, police are starting to see the number trend upward as drug and gang activity increase.
Source: NBC Philadelphia    Date: April 11, 2014
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/...

Victim testifies he was beaten, stabbed for leaving street gang (Allentown, PA): A 20-year-old man testified Friday he was beaten with a chair and stabbed by four members of the Allentown street gang he left last year.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: April 4, 2014
http://www.mcall.com/...

Ex-Bartram Village gang member sentenced to 15 years (Philadelphia, PA): For about six years, Omar Roane hung with the Harlem Boys, a violent drug gang that terrorized Southwest Philly's Bartram Village public-housing project, where he lived.
Source: Philadelphia Daily News    Date: April 3, 2014
http://www.philly.com/...

Gang task force officer appeals to police to share information (Hazleton, PA): A key officer in the region's gang task force appealed to municipal police officers on Tuesday to intensify information-sharing to combat growing gang-related illegal drug activities.
Source: The Citizens' Voice    Date: March 26, 2014
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Men with machetes arrested near William Allen High School after reports of rival gang fight, police say (Allentown, PA): Allentown police acting on information that rival gangs were planning to fight near William Allen High School found machetes on two men, according to court records.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: March 24, 2014
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/...

Bloods gang connection discovered by police in Coolbaugh Township (Pocono, PA): A fight in the Pocono Farms community last month has led to charges against a group of reputed Bloods gang members.
Source: Pocono Record    Date: March 12, 2014
http://www.poconorecord.com/...

Students suspended at city elementary school for "affiliation with an organized gang" (Philadelphia, PA): You might expect to find a gang in an area like this, plastered with graffiti and gang tags, not here at an elementary school in Fishtown. But parents tell Fox 29 more than 15 students at the school were suspended Thursday for "affiliation with an organized gang."
Source: WTXF FOX 29 News    Date: March 7, 2014
http://www.myfoxphilly.com/...

Identity theft gang targets cars, fitness clubs in Chester, Delaware counties (Media, PA): Authorities are calling them the Felony Lane Gang, and they are known to law enforcement up and down the East Coast. The gang has done a lot of its dirty work in Delaware and Chester counties in Pennsylvania, and it seems to have been one step ahead of the police.
Source: WPVI 6 News    Date: March 5, 2014
http://abclocal.go.com/...

Pleasant Acres Community Watch meeting focuses on preventing gang activity (Lewistown, PA): Mifflin County Regional Police Department Officer John Miles gave a presentation on gangs Tuesday during the Pleasant Acres Community Watch meeting at the Assembly of God Church.
Source: The Sentinel    Date: February 26, 2014
http://www.lewistownsentinel.com/...

Hotel Sun drug gang member gets three to eight years (Scranton, PA): A man described by prosecutors as a middle manager in a Bloods-led drug gang that operated out of the Hotel Sun in South Scranton was sentenced to three to eight years in state prison Tuesday.
Source: The Times-Tribune    Date: February 19, 2014
http://thetimes-tribune.com/...

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