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Man sentenced to 30 years for drive-by killing of Little Rock toddler (Little Rock, AR): Deshaun Malik Rushing was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for the slaying of a 2-year-old Little Rock girl in a drive-by shooting that shocked Little Rock with a deadly reminder of its gang culture.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Date: April 24, 2018
Chuco Tango gang member pleads guilty in drive-by shooting murder of Barrio Azteca rival (El Paso, TX): A Chuco Tango gang member pleaded guilty Monday in state court to killing a rival Barrio Azteca member in a drive-by shooting in the Lower Valley in 2014.
Source: El Paso Times Date: April 24, 2018
Gang Member Gets Nearly 12 Years in Racketeering Case (Baltimore, MD): A judge has sentenced a member of the Black Guerilla Family gang to nearly 12 years in prison for conspiring to participating in racketeering.
Source: U.S. News & World Report Date: April 24, 2018
Fort Worth gang member to die for killing girl, grandmother (Huntsville, TX): Attorneys for a Texas inmate want the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his scheduled execution for the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother during a birthday party 10 years ago outside a Fort Worth apartment.
Source: Tampa Bay Times Date: April 24, 2018
Midlands 60-day gun sting will target gang violence (Columbia, SC): A new sting from Midlands law enforcement aims to beat back a recent spate of gang shootings that officials said falls disproportionately on young African American men and communities of color.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: April 24, 2018
Turner murder trial opens (Steubenville, OH): The jury in the aggravated murder trial of Donnell I. “Rida” Turner, 24, of Steubenville will hear about gang life in the city.
Source: The Herald-Star Date: April 24, 2018
SF City Attorney seeks to remove 80 percent of people from gang injunction (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera wants to remove 80 percent of people from the city’s Western Addition gang injunction as city leaders have called for a review of the controversial effort to stem street violence, officials said Tuesday.
Source: SFGate Date: April 24, 2018
Appellate court upholds conviction of Aurora street gang member (Kane County, IL): The Illinois Appellate Court has upheld the 2015 conviction of an Aurora street gang member for unlawfully making contact with fellow gang members.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: April 24, 2018
Area Law Enforcement Agencies Create Gun Violence Task Force (Columbia, SC): A new task force will be patrolling the Midlands targeting, who law enforcement call, the top ten gang members. The Columbia Police Department and Richland County Sheriff’s Department are joining forces to get guns off the streets.
Source: WOLO ABC Columbia Date: April 24, 2018
Study: California Gun Deaths Decline Between 2000 and 2015 (New York City, NY): Gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015, driven largely by a decline in gang violence and black homicides a recent and rare scientific study of firearm violence has found.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: April 24, 2018
Murderer gets 47 years to life for driving around, looking to kill innocent people (Syracuse, NY): The driver of a PT Cruiser, involved in drive-by shootings in 2016 that left one man dead, was sentenced to 47 years in prison today.
Source: Syracuse.com Date: April 23, 2018
Three MS-13 gang members in Massachusetts convicted in murder trial (Boston, MA): Three suspected members of the MS-13 gang in Massachusetts were convicted on Monday of participating in gang-related murders, in a case U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called an example of how authorities can try to tackle the criminal organization.
Source: Reuters Date: April 23, 2018
Man injured in gang-related shooting in northeast Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): A man was injured in what Las Vegas police are investigating as a gang-related shooting Monday night in the northeast valley.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Date: April 23, 2018
Gang member who trafficked cocaine in Maine gets 13 years in federal prison (New Haven, CT): A Connecticut gang member who trafficked cocaine and other narcotics in the Bangor area a few years ago was sentenced Monday to 13 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release.
Source: Portland Press Herald Date: April 23, 2018
Money Mafia gang member to spend 25 years in prison for second-degree murder (Okaloosa County, FL): One of the men involved in the 2015 murder of a teenager in Okaloosa County will spend the next 25 years behind bars.
Source: WJHG NewsChannel 7 Date: April 23, 2018
DC police employee accused of passing sensitive information to street gang (Washington, DC): A civilian employee with D.C. police has been accused of passing sensitive information to a gang member charged with murder.
Source: WTTG FOX 5 News Date: April 23, 2018
MS-13 Gangster Pleads Guilty in Federal Narcotics, Weapons Case (Los Angeles, CA): A highly placed member of the MS-13 street gang's Hollywood clique pleaded guilty Monday to federal narcotics and weapons violations.
Source: NBC Los Angeles Date: April 23, 2018
Man gets 25 years in gang-related murder case (Crestview, FL): A fourth man has entered a plea and been sentenced for the shooting death of Mark Willliams, a 18-year-old Crestview man whose body was discovered on the shoulder of State Road 85 three years ago.
Source: Crestview News Bulletin Date: April 23, 2018
Suspect in gang shootout that killed two sought by police (Canton, GA): Canton police this evening asked for the public's help in locating Bryson Miller, a man indicted April 10 for crimes related to a June 25, 2017 gang shootout that killed two men.
Source: Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News Date: April 23, 2018
NY AG: Supplier of Syracuse-based heroin ring sentenced to 10 years in prison (Syracuse, NY): The last of 52 suspects in a Syracuse-based drug investigation was sentenced to 10 years in prison today, putting a final nail in the coffin for what the attorney general's office said was a major drug-trafficking ring here.
Source: Syracuse.com Date: April 23, 2018
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