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City of South Fulton Police triple the size of the Gang Unit to cut down on crime (South Fulton, GA): The City of South Fulton Police Department is beefing up its gang unit to crack down on crime, from entering autos to violent crimes. The new unit has only been in place a month and has already made two significant busts which resulted in 10 arrests.
Source: FOX 5 Atlanta Date: October 19, 2018
Feds charge gang members with 1999 double homicide in Hammond, other crimes (Hammond, IL): Federal prosecutors announced charges Friday from a 1999 double homicide in Hammond against a reported Latin Kings street gang member.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 19, 2018
Man wanted by Metro Gang Unit shot, killed in Salt Lake City (Salt Lake City, UT): A man wanted by the Metro Gang Unit and U.S. marshals was shot and killed during a confrontation downtown with police late Thursday.
Source: KSL News Date: October 19, 2018
45 arrested in crackdown on Riverside gang violence (Riverside, CA): Forty-five suspected gang members and associates have been arrested in a crackdown on gang violence in a Southern California neighborhood.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: October 19, 2018
Abbotsford fatal shooting linked to gang activity (Abbotsford, BC): The victim in a deadly shooting in Abbotsford Thursday night has connections to gangs in the Lower Mainland, according to homicide investigators.
Source: News1130 Date: October 19, 2018
Man who shot 6 people on Dayton Street sentenced to 100 years in prison (South Bend, IN): One of the men accused of opening fire on Dayton Street in March has sentenced to 100 years in prison for six counts of attempted murder and a gang enhancement charge.
Source: ABC57 News Date: October 19, 2018
Officials respond to recent Syracuse youth violence across all levels of government (Syracuse, NY): A 14-year-old was shot in Syracuse last weekend and it is part of a recent increase in youth violence in the city.
Source: WRVO News Date: October 19, 2018
4 men ID’d as gang members attack man when he arrives home (Everett, WA): Four young men, whom police identified as gang members, allegedly attacked a father with his young son nearby Wednesday afternoon.
Source: Herald Net Date: October 19, 2018
Chicago cop’s indictment threatens wiretap evidence in Four Corner Hustlers case (Chicago, IL): Since Chicago police Sgt. Xavier Elizondo was indicted in May on federal corruption charges, there’s been a raft of misconduct lawsuits involving the officer, who’s now also facing a criminal case in which he’s accused of submitting phony affidavits for search warrants that he would use to rob drug dealers.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: October 19, 2018
Jury convicts suspect in drive-by gang shooting that killed 2 San Angelo teens (San Angelo, CA): After five days of trial and four hours of deliberation, a jury convicted 17-year-old Gabriel Garcia of capital murder.
Source: The San Angelo Standard-Times Date: October 19, 2018
Portland man charged with attempted murder in SE Portland shooting (Portland, OR): A Portland man has been charged with attempted murder after a May shooting in Southeast Portland.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 19, 2018
Day 2 of trial for Victor Rodas, alleged MS-13 gang member accused of murder (Bedford County, VA): Victor Rodas' trial continued Tuesday. He is being tried for several charges including first-degree murder.
Source: WFXR Date: October 18, 2018
Clayton gang members being tracked statewide (Atlanta, GA): Clayton County gang members, as well as gang members from other areas who commit crimes in Clayton County, are among the over 33,000 now being tracked by the Georgia Gang Intelligence Platform, which has just gotten a $2.6 million infusion of federal funds.
Source: Clayton News Daily Date: October 18, 2018
2nd man charged with helping suspect in Hobart Walmart shooting that injured 2, including 9-year-old (Chicago, IL): A second person is accused of assisting a Gary man charged in a gang-related shooting outside a Hobart Walmart that left two people, including a 9-year-old boy, injured.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 18, 2018
9 arrested in south Snohomish County gang violence response (Everett, WA): Several people were arrested last week as part of a coordinated response to gang violence in areas of south Snohomish County.
Source: Herald Net Date: October 18, 2018
Trial day 3: MS-13 gang member says knife found in woods was used to stab Lynchburg teen (Bedford, VA): Victor Rodas appeared in court for his third day of trial in Bedford County. Rodas is facing four charges in connection to the 2017 death of Lynchburg teen, Raymond Wood.
Source: WDBJ 7 News Date: October 18, 2018
Street gang leader tells court he had nothing to do with execution-style slaying in Etobicoke (Toronto, ON): A Toronto street gang leader testified in Superior Court on Thursday that, not only did he have nothing to do with the execution-style murder of a man outside a busy Etobicoke community centre almost five years ago, he tried to defuse the situation.
Source: The Star Date: October 18, 2018
Trial Day 3: Teen screamed for his mother until he was strangled, stabbed to death (Bedford County, VA): An accused gang member has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection to the murder of a Lynchburg teenager in 2017.
Source: WSET 13 News Date: October 18, 2018
Trial underway for suspect in drive-by gang shooting that killed 2 San Angelo teens (San Angelo,TX) : Gabriel Garcia had been 15 for all of one day before he landed in a police interrogation room, being questioned about a 2016 double homicide.
Source: The San Angelo Standard-Times Date: October 18, 2018
Last defendant in 'Felony Lane' gang that operated in Harford County in 2015 pleads guilty (Harford County, MD): The final member of the "Felony Lane" gang that swept through Harford County in 2015 pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Thursday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: October 18, 2018
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