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More details emerging in York gang crackdown (York, PA): Investigators are releasing more details about a massive crackdown on gang activity in York County. Officials gathered Tuesday to release details about a sweeping indictment that identified and charged 21 alleged gang members with a wide range of crimes.
Source: WHP 21 News    Date: September 24, 2014

Violent criminals in York City swept off the streets (York, PA): The York City police team with federal authorities joined for a massive sweep of gang members. Police say the most violent individuals linked to gang activity were targeted.
Source: WHP 21 News    Date: September 23, 2014

Easton Bloods gang member sentenced to life in prison for Williamsport killing (Easton, PA): A 19-year-old Easton man reputed to belong to the Easton Bloods was found guilty Friday of killing a man he was robbing during a marijuana buy in Williamsport last year.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: September 19, 2014

Trial for reputed Easton Bloods gang member set to go to jury Friday (Easton, PA): Closing arguments are scheduled Friday as the trial for an Easton man accused of killing a Williamsport man during what was supposed to be a marijuana buy nears its conclusion.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: September 18, 2014

Man pleads not guilty to selling heroin supplies to violent Pittsburgh-area street gang (Pittsburgh, PA): A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded not guilty to selling materials used to dilute and package heroin while awaiting trial on charges that he helped two alleged members of a violent street gang traffic the drug.
Source: The Tribune    Date: September 17, 2014

Sources reveal new clues in Schuylkill slayings (Philadelphia, PA): As police inched closer last night to nabbing the Vietnamese gang members who tortured, killed and dumped two brothers into the Schuylkill over a drug debt, sources revealed more details into the savage incident.
Source:    Date: August 29, 2014

Gang suspected in abductions, killings (Philadelphia, PA): The two brothers were being held, bound, and beaten in a garage behind a Southwest Philadelphia house when their captors allowed one to make a phone call, law enforcement sources say.
Source:    Date: August 28, 2014

Asian drug gangs not new to Philly (Philadephia, PA): Yesterday's gruesome developments along the Schuylkill, said by cops to be possibly linked to Asian drug gangs, was not the first time Asian gang violence has made news in Philadelphia.
Source: CBS Philly    Date: August 28, 2014

CEA challenges community to stop the violence (Pittsburg, PA): Finding a way to stop the shootings that seem to be holding Black neighborhoods hostage to the whims of young criminals was the goal of the Community Empowerment Association’s 11th Annual Black Family Reunion event.
Source: New Pittsburgh Courier    Date: August 27, 2014

Deaths of 2 dumped in river drug-related (Philadelphia, PA): Two men were found dead in a river Wednesday, bound and weighted down with makeshift anchors and their throats slit, in drug-related abductions and killings that authorities said may also have been gang-related.
Source: Yahoo! News    Date: August 27, 2014

New Garden gang members go to trial for alleged stabbing (West Chester, PA): Jury selection began Monday for two men accused in an alleged gang-related stabbing at a New Garden birthday party.
Source: The Southern Chester County Weeklies    Date: August 25, 2014

Police raid at least nine Easton locations, arrest at least six and seek others (Easton, PA): Easton police, assisted by Pennsylvania State Police, early today raided at least nine locations in the city, arrested at least six people and are looking for others, Lt. Matthew Gerould said.
Source: The Express-Times    Date: August 22, 2014

Seven alleged gang members charged with homicide in killing of man in Reading (Reading, PA): Charges have been upgraded against seven gang-related suspects already jailed in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Reading over the weekend.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: August 20, 2014

Sides differ in court on what led to gang stabbing (West Chester, PA): Angel and Maria Duran did not want trouble at the party celebrating their daughter's baptism last October, a prosecutor on Tuesday told a Common Pleas Court jury in her opening statement in the trial of two brothers accused of attempted homicide. But that is what they got.
Source: Daily Local News    Date: August 19, 2014

West Grove gang members go to trial in stabbing case (West Chester, PA): Jury selection began Monday for two men accused in an alleged gang-related stabbing at a New Garden birthday party. On trial for attempted homicide and related charges are Emmanuel Renteria, 25, and his older brother, Guillermo Renteria-Enciso, 26, both of Penn Drive in West Grove. Renteria, also known as "Criminal," and Renteria-Enciso, who sometimes goes by the name "Terrorist," are confirmed members of the notorious Mexico-based Sur-13 gang that has a presence in southern Chester County and northern Delaware, according to police accounts.
Source: Daily Local News    Date: August 18, 2014

Seven charged in connection with deadly Reading stabbing (Reading, PA) : Five of the seven people charged in connection with Saturday's deadly stabbing in Reading are now in custody, according to court documents. At this point, all seven suspects are facing assault charges.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: August 17, 2014

Prosecutors say their hands are tied when busting gang members (Allentown, PA): Prosecutors say they're having to drop more criminal cases because gang members are intimidating witnesses, but there are few options to tackle the problem.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: August 15, 2014

Consultants to tackle gang, gun violence in York (York, PA): Local officials are looking to bring in outside perspectives to help the York County reduce criminal recidivism as well as youth gun and gang violence. Pending grant approval from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, York's Criminal Justice Advisory Board plans to contract two consultants to assist the group working toward a solution for repeat and youth crime, said April Billet-Barclay, director of probation services.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: August 12, 2014

DA: More jail time could be answer to curbing violence (Easton, PA) : An eruption of gun violence in Easton has police on the move, residents calling for action, and the district attorney calling for change. Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli says he would like to see offenders of violent crimes not be eligible for parole or at least stay in jail during the time he calls a persons' criminal years.
Source: WFMZ 69 News    Date: August 12, 2014

Gang member charged with slashing Allentown teen (Allentown, PA): An Allentown gang member awaiting trial in a city stabbing was charged Thursday with slashing an Allentown teen in the face with a box cutter last year, according to court records.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: August 7, 2014

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