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Midlands, state police agencies ask for community's help with gang violence (Columbia, SC) : Gang violence in the Midlands increased in 2013 as gangs retaliated against each other and as the public grew complacent about their existence, some of the Midlands' top law enforcement officers say.
Source: The State    Date: January 25, 2014

Rock Hill PD announces 12 arrest connected to gang activity across city (Rock Hill, SC): The Rock Hill Police Department announced that they have arrested 12 people they say are members of a violent gang that has been connected to several crimes in the city.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: January 24, 2014

Program aims to crack down on gang activity in Conway neighborhood (Conway, SC): Over the past few years, gang activity has become all too common in the Conway community of Taylor Square. 15th Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson says it's become a problem.
Source: WBTW News 13    Date: January 22, 2014

Meeting planned to discuss Conway crime (Conway, SC): The Horry County Solicitor's Office confirms that a string of shootings in the Conway area are linked to drugs and gang activity.
Source: WMBF News    Date: January 17, 2014

Rock Hill teens accused in homicide were charged in alleged gang-related assault at Walmart (Rock Hill, SC): Two Rock Hill teenagers who turned themselves in to police on Monday and now face murder charges were also accused in an assault and robbery at Walmart last summer that authorities said was gang-related.
Source: The Herald    Date: January 14, 2014

Gang activity played role in some of 46 tri-county homicides in 2013 (Charleston, SC): For years before his death, Don'ta Pringle shared his pride in his Summerville roots with a group of fellow residents. They called themselves Summa Town Bound. They threw up four fingers to show solidarity.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: January 4, 2014

Issues 2014: The struggle with gang violence (Columbia, SC): Gang violence made a resurgence in people's fears in 2013 after several high-profile shootings in which the suspects were identified by police as gang members.
Source: The State    Date: December 31, 2013

Three arrested in connection to gang shootout at grocery store (Colleton County, SC): Investigators say three people have been arrested in connection to a gang shootout at a grocery store parking lot in Colleton County.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: December 19, 2013

SC 5th graders graduate from DJJ-sponsored program (Manning, SC): Some South Carolina 5th graders have completed a program that state officials hope will help them stay away from gangs. On Wednesday, 75 students from Manning Elementary School are graduating from G.R.E.A.T., which stands for Gang Resistance Education And Training.
Source: The Myrtle Beach Sun-News    Date: December 18, 2013

North Charleston Police: Teen shot after argument with other teen about rival gangs (Charleston, SC): A 13-year-old boy shot a 14-year-old boy, both rival gang members, on Sunday in North Charleston, according to North Charleston police.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: December 16, 2013

New gang at war with well known gang in Colleton County (Colleton County, SC): Colleton County sheriff's deputies say a new gang is causing problems for them. Authorities say the new gang called the "Go Boyz", is at war with a well known gang called the "Cowboys."
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: December 16, 2013

Four in custody, others sought following related gang shootings (Colleton County, SC): Colleton County investigators say four people have been charged and another four are being sought following two related shootings on Tuesday involving gang activity.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: December 13, 2013

Newschannel 12 investigates gangs in jail (Greenville, SC): In February we investigated the gang situation in Greenville (click here to view part I of that story, and here for part II). However, we were curious as to if and how gangs function once they're off the streets.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: December 12, 2013

Gang life is brotherhood beyond drugs and guns says one member (Columbia, SC): "It's till death do you part, just like a marriage," said a Midlands gang member who does not want to be identified. In June 1999, a decision was made that would shape the rest of his life.
Source: WIS 10 News     Date: December 12, 2013

Sheriff's deputies, Walterboro police investigating two gang-related shootings, officials say (Walterboro, SC): Colleton County sheriff's deputies and Walterboro Public Safety are investigating two gang-related shootings that happened on Tuesday, officials said.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: December 11, 2013

Gang shootout at grocery store leads to arrest, warrants (Colleton County, SC): The Colleton County Sheriff's Office says a shootout between rival gangs at a gas station parking lot led to the arrest of one person and arrest warrants.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: December 10, 2013

Gangs a concern for Jasper County law enforcement (Jasper County, SC): Four local gangs have the potential to bring violence and crime that is consistent with their national counterparts, according to the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: December 7, 2013

Sheriff names national gang in Five Points, blames members for playing violent 'knockout' game (Greenville, SC): Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott told a University of South Carolina honors class that members of the Bloods, a nationally recognized gang, have played a violent game called "knockout" in Five Points.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: December 6, 2013

Faith leaders explore ways to stem youth violence (Columbia, SC): A group of Midlands religious leaders gathered Thursday to talk about an issue that won’t go away: the rise of youth violence in the community.
Source: The State    Date: December 5, 2013

Former gang member speaks out at Columbia town hall, launches anti-violence campaign (Columbia, SC): A town hall meeting Tuesday night in Columbia focused on violent crime and gang activity, and one former gang member spoke about how he wants to change directions.
Source: Cola Daily    Date: November 20, 2013

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