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Police Say One Gang Member Shot Another After Both Just Left Gang Meeting At Mayor's Office (Chattanooga, TN): Police said one gang member shot another after both had just left a meeting at the mayor's office aimed at quelling gang violence.
Source: The Chattanoogan Date: July 20, 2018
Face of Defense: Airman Finds Better Life After Abandoning Gangs for Service (Peterson Air Foce Base, CO): Growing up in Gilroy, California, Jacqueline Jauregui had everything a girl could wish for: money, designer clothes and so much more. Shortly after her high school graduation, her father took everything from her and kicked her to the streets.
Source: U.S. Department of Defense Date: July 20, 2018
East Coast MS-13 leader sentenced to prison (Boston, MA): The East Coast leader of the violent Central American MS-13 street gang has been sentenced to nearly two decades in federal prison, officials said.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: July 19, 2018
Money Rules Everything gang investigated in Bethlehem burning death (Bethlehem, PA): The Money Rules Everything street gang, which was recently implicated in a shooting at the Lehigh Valley Mall, is being investigated in the death of Tyrell Holmes who was found burned to death in Bethlehem in April, according to Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli.
Source: WFMZ 69 News Date: July 19, 2018
Man arrested in gang-related shooting of 16-year-old (New York City, NY): A 24-year-old man was arrested for the fatal gang-related attack on a teenager in Brooklyn, cops said Wednesday night.
Source: New York Post Date: July 19, 2018
Live at Lake Boyz trial: State says Lake Boyz' circle of life includes 'drugs, destruction and death' (Fort Myers, FL): Drugs, destruction, and death. "That's the circle of life for the Lake Boyz," said assistant state attorney J.D. Miller. Miller, who presented the opening statements for the prosecution, described the crimes that connected the alleged gang members.
Source: The News-Press Date: July 19, 2018
East Chicago man sentenced to 9 years in Latin Kings street gang case (Hammond, IN): An Hammond man was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison for conspiring to participate in racketeering activity as a member of the Latin Kings street gang, U.S. District Court records show.
Source: The Times Date: July 19, 2018
Thirteen Idaho gang members, associates indicted on meth, gun charges (Boise, ID): More than a dozen affiliates of two local gangs have been indicted on charges of distributing methamphetamine and illegally possessing firearms, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Idaho announced Thursday.
Source: KREM 2 News Date: July 19, 2018
Cops arrest four alleged gang members who were armed and harassing a man in Ridgewood (New York City, NY): Police took a gun off the streets and arrested four alleged gang members who harassed a man in Ridgewood during a recent bust.
Source: QNS Date: July 19, 2018
Gang graffiti vandal identified after defacing town homes, police say (Houston, TX): Houston police identified a teenager who allegedly scrawled gang graffiti on almost a dozen town homes in southwest Houston. The HPD Gang Squad identified him from a homeowner’s surveillance video Channel 2 News aired on July 2. And police say when it’s gang graffiti, it’s more than just a nuisance -- it could be a call to violence.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston Date: July 19, 2018
VPD tight-lipped about gang-related response in Vancouver, Richmond (Vancouver, BC): The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is remaining tight-lipped about a series of police responses across the Lower Mainland on Thursday linked to gang activity.
Source: Global News Date: July 19, 2018
Man killed on Winston Road the day before he was scheduled to appear in court in gang case (Columbus, GA): The web of death and criminal activity along Winston Road was in full view again Thursday morning as crime scene tape stretched across the pavement with Columbus police technicians and detectives diligently working behind it.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer Date: July 19, 2018
City officials look to revive Fairmont by passing drug and gang house ordinance (Fairmont, WV): Fairmont City Council has passed a new ordinance last Tuesday that will involve owners of properties who related to illegal activity. The ‘Drug and Gang House Ordinance’ will focus on properties that have become a “public nuisance” to the community – including repeat drug related arrest, prostitution, illegal gambling and other crimes.
Source: WBOY 12News Date: July 19, 2018
Inside the Trinitarios: How a Gang Feud Led to the Death of a Teenager (New York City, NY): Rule No. 2 in the membership handbook is simple: Anyone who disrespects the Trinitarios gang must be swiftly, and severely, punished. The punishment typically follows a pattern — a crowd of Trinitarios, armed with machetes and knives, hunt down and swarm their victims, stabbing and slashing them multiple times.
Source: The New York Times Date: July 18, 2018
Toronto mayor outlines community investments to curb gun and gang violence (Toronto, ON): Toronto Mayor John Tory outlined a number of community intervention and prevention measures to fight gun and gang violence in the city on Wednesday. The initiatives, $12 million in total which will be funded in part by the federal government, offer support to families and victims impacted by violence and target youths most susceptible to entering a life of crime.
Source: Global News Date: July 18, 2018
5 men charged in San Bernardino slaying of Mexican Mafia member’s wife (San Bernardino, CA): Five men police call gang members have been charged in the San Bernardino shooting death of a wife of a Mexican Mafia member, authorities said on Wednesday, adding that the killing was orchestrated behind bars and one of the accused has since been slain.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: July 18, 2018
Prosecutor: Peoria’s latest homicide appears gang-related (Peoria, IL): The city’s latest homicide appears to be gang-related, said a Peoria County prosecutor on Wednesday. Terrance Stone, 20, was in a vehicle in the 900 block of West Nebraska Avenue on July 8 when 18-year-old Jamie Weyrick Jr. of 715 W. Hanssler Place allegedly shot him, thinking he was a member of the Bomb Squad street gang, said Assistant State’s Attorney Steve Patteli during Weyrick’s bond hearing.
Source: Peoria Journal Star Date: July 18, 2018
Choosing the right path: Many factors compound lure of gangs (Worcester, MA): When Francis G. Olive III read about the recent spate of back-to-back shootings in the city, what came to mind was that they were likely gang-related.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette Date: July 18, 2018
Train shooting that left MTA employee wounded was sparked by gang violence: cops (Brooklyn, NY): Investigators believe that the shooting on a crowded rush-hour No. 3 train that left an off-duty MTA employee wounded was sparked by gang violence, officials said Wednesday.
Source: New York Daily News Date: July 18, 2018
Cops link back-to-back Brooklyn shootings; deadly violence was gang-related: sources (Brooklyn, NY): Detectives have linked the back-to-back Brooklyn shootings that left a 15-year-old boy dead and two others wounded – and cops have busted the alleged gunman in the teen’s murder, police sources said Wednesday.
Source: New York Daily News Date: July 18, 2018
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