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Alleged leader of Rock Hill street gang pleads guilty to burglary, receives probation (Rock Hill, SC): The Fort Mill man police accused as the leader of an alleged Rock Hill gang no longer faces the charge that identifies him as such.
Source: The Herald    Date: May 22, 2014

Community, law enforcement focus on tackling gangs in Rock Hill (Rock Hill, SC): Pastor Jerry Greene walked out of a Rock Hill middle school auditorium last week with chill bumps on his arms. He had seen all the signs, but somehow still "missed them." He knew the kids were in trouble, but he didn’t realize how deep. He went to Rawlinson Road Middle School on Wednesday night to be "part of the solution."
Source: The Herald    Date: May 17, 2014

Gang talk in Rock Hill to educate on signs, symbols; address resident concerns (Rock Hill, SC): Before it becomes a problem too big to handle, city, county and school leaders are taking steps to suppress street gangs months after a widespread sweep in Rock Hill saw the arrests of several alleged gang members.
Source: The Herald    Date: May 13, 2014

Gang and youth violence a priority for CPD's new chief (Columbia, SC): Columbia's police chief says gang and youth violence is a priority for his department. "This is certainly a priority for us," said Chief Skip Holbrook at a council work session Tuesday afternoon. Council members had questions for Holbrook after they were provided with an Assessment of Youth and Gang Violence in Columbia and Richland County.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: May 6, 2014

Murder, robbery charges upheld against suspected Rock Hill gang member (York, SC): Abbdul Emmanuel, an alleged gang member and accused killer, carries a gun because several people don't like him and he's a known snitch, teenage homicide suspects told police.
Source: The Herald    Date: April 15, 2014

Judge advances cases against some alleged Rock Hill gang members (York, SC): A judge has ruled prosecutors can move forward with cases involving four of 13 people Rock Hill police arrested in January following a multi-agency investigation into a local “gang feud.”
Source: The State    Date: April 9, 2014

Bond denied to alleged Rock Hill gang member accused of murder, other shootings (Rock Hill, SC): It took a judge who has been hearing hearing criminal cases for 22 years – including dozens of murders – exactly seven seconds to deny bond Friday to a 19-year-old alleged gang member accused of a January murder and three other shootings in the days and weeks before the killing.
Source: The Herald    Date: April 4, 2014

Gang-related shooting injures four (Columbia, SC): A gang-related shooting that injured four people late Sunday night outside a Columbia apartment complex remains under investigation by the Columbia Police Department.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: March 17, 2014

Gang members shoot teen with flare gun during attack (Rock Hill, SC): A Rock Hill teenager was shot with a flare gun after he told police five teens claiming to be members of a gang attacked him and a friend after they got off the school bus Thursday evening, authorities say.
Source: The State    Date: March 14, 2014

Police: Teen girls from rival gangs arrested after Rock Hill fight (Rock Hill, SC): An alleged teenage gang member told police that a member of an opposing group punched her in the face and stomped on her head and ribs during a brawl in Rock Hill on Sunday. But, after the supposed victim and suspect gave police conflicting statements, they were both taken to jail and charged with fighting.
Source: The State    Date: March 4, 2014

Lake City works to eliminate its gang problem (Florence, SC): Lake City has recently has seen an influx in gang-related crimes. Law Enforcement Officers said they are working on a plan to drive gang activity from the community.
Source: WMBF News    Date: February 27, 2014

Community, police partnership credited with reducing violent crime cases (Conway, SC): Newly released records from the Conway Police Department show the number of violent crimes reported in the city is decreasing. That is good news for people who live along Highway 378 near Highway 501 that has been hit with a string of violence and gang activity in recent years.
Source: WMBF News    Date: February 27, 2014

Two arrested for gang-related shooting in Lake City (Lake City, SC): Two men are behind bars on attempted murder charges after an apparent gang-related shooting last week in Lake City, officials confirmed.
Source: WMBF News    Date: February 25, 2014

Pastors, NAACP address at-risk youth, gang activity (Rock Hill, SC): The arrest last month of what Rock Hill police say are among the city's dozen most violent criminals appears to have hit hard among the city's black community.
Source: WRHI News    Date: February 21, 2014

Known gang member turns himself in to police (Myrtle Beach, SC): Myrtle Beach Police were looking for a known gang member for first degree burglary, attempted murder, and armed robbery, but the man turned himself in to police.
Source: WMBF News    Date: February 9, 2014

Bill increases prison time for SC gang members (Columbia, SC): A gang member would receive a longer prison sentence under a bill proposed in the South Carolina House. Rep. Phyllis Henderson said Wednesday she hopes her bill, prompted by last October's shooting of University of South Carolina student Martha Childress, helps law enforcement keep gang members off the streets.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 5, 2014

South Carolina House panel to discuss anti-gang bill (Columbia, SC): A bill that would tack on extra prison time for a crime that benefits a criminal gang in South Carolina is up for debate in a House panel.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail    Date: February 5, 2014

Two more arrested in summer shooting that injured 4-year-old (Columbia, SC): Columbia Police have arrested two more men in connection with a shooting in July that injured a 4-year-old girl. Police say Gantt and Doctor are validated gang members. Investigators say the suspects are rival gang members and believe the shooting may have been gang-motivated.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: February 4, 2014

Gunfire in Rock Hill neighborhood likely gang activity (Rock Hill, SC): Several young men scattered after shots were fired near downtown Rock Hill, witnesses told police, in an incident authorities have documented as possible gang activity.
Source: The Herald    Date: February 4, 2014

Deputies make arrest in gang-related shooting (Walterboro, SC): Colleton County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man they believe was involved in a shooting that happened on December 10 at the Ashepoo Grocery store.
Source: WCIV 4 News    Date: January 31, 2014

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