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Battling Butler County gangs: How a 2016 bar shooting started a rash of incidents (Butler County, OH): Starting with a summer 2016 shooting at Doubles Bar in Hamilton, numerous people have lost their lives due to gang-related gun violence in Butler County, officials said.
Source: Journal-News Date: May 19, 2019
Fifth-grader suspended after sheriff’s deputy investigates possible gang sign in video (Ocala, FL): The school resource officer at an Ocala elementary school was called into action last week when it appeared as if a male fifth-grader had flashed a gang sign during the filming of a video for an upcoming ceremony.
Source: Ocala-News.com Date: May 18, 2019
From gang member to doctor | Sacramento surgeon proves it's never too late to follow your dreams (Sacramento, CA): A Sacramento doctor is proving that with a lot of hard work, determination, and perseverance, it’s never too late to follow your dreams. Luis Godoy, who was once a gang member, is now one year away from finishing his residency as a heart and lung surgeon at the UC Davis School of Medicine.
Source: KXTV News 10 Date: May 18, 2019
Pair Of NYC Playground Shootings Has Residents On Edge, Police Blaming Gang Activity (New York, NY): New developments in a shooting at a Queens playground. Police have released video of the suspects who attacked a 23-year-old man; firing shots into an area full of children. This is the second time this week shots were fired at a city playground.
Source: CBS New York Date: May 18, 2019
‘Enough is enough’: Surrey residents gather to protest gang violence, drug crime in city (Surrey, BC): Dozens of Surrey residents walked through the streets Saturday morning to protest the rise in gang violence and drug abuse in the city.
Source: Global News Date: May 18, 2019
JSO: Teen shooting at Terry Parker High School likely gang-related (Jacksonville, FL): Jacksonville police say a 16-year-old boy gunned down Friday night at the Terry Parker High School vs. Ribault High School spring football game was targeted, and his shooting is most likely gang-related.
Source: The Florida Times-Union Date: May 18, 2019
Second teen charged in 2018 gang-related shooting death (Houston, TX): De’Lindsey Mack was a senior at Lamar High when he was shot to death a block from the school as he was waiting for a ride last November. In March, Kendrick Johnson was charged in Mack's death.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News Date: May 18, 2019
PBSO deputy injured in shooting in Palm Beach Gardens, suspected gang member dead (Palm Beach Gardens, FL): A deputy is recovering after being shot, and an MS-13 gang member is dead following a Palm Beach County Narcotics Task Force operation in Palm Beach Gardens Thursday night, according to Sheriff Ric Bradshaw. PBSO identified the deceased gang member Friday morning as 32-year-old Michael Nieto.
Source: WPTV 5 News Date: May 17, 2019
Known gang member caught with loaded gun and methamphetamine (Lompoc, CA): A known gang member was arrested after he was caught with a loaded handgun and methamphetamine Thursday night.
Source: KEYT 3 News Date: May 17, 2019
11 incidents that have highlighted gang violence issues in Butler County (Butler County, OH): Several recent incidents and court cases have highlighted what local investigators say is gang-related violent activity in Butler County.
Source: Journal-News Date: May 17, 2019
Man gets life in prison for 'senseless, pointless death' in northeast Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs, CO): A reputed gang member bowed his head and wept Friday as a jury convicted him of first-degree murder for shooting an unarmed man amid fallout from a hoax robbery.
Source: The Gazette Date: May 17, 2019
3 teens charged in MS-13 killing of 14-year-old girl used machete, baseball bat, police say (Riverdale, MD): Three Maryland teenagers have been charged as adults in the brutal slaying of a 14-year-old girl who police said may have planned to go to authorities about a crime she and the suspects committed last month.
Source: Dayton Daily News Date: May 17, 2019
Lompoc man arrested on drugs, weapons charges (Lompoc, CA): A report of a man with a gun led to the arrest of a suspected Lompoc gang member late Thursday night on several weapons and drugs charges.
Source: Lompoc Record Date: May 17, 2019
38 people indicted after seven-month drug-trafficking investigation (Memphis, TN): Thirty-eight people, including many with gang affiliations, have been indicted on drug-trafficking charges following a seven-month multi-agency investigation, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
Source: localmemphis.com Date: May 17, 2019
Local police department breaks down hybrid gang activity (Kirby, TX): As the culture continues to change, local police departments say gang activity is transforming, as well. Detective Jason Rendon, with the Kirby Police Department, said the new gangs are called hybrid gangs, which are mainly made up of teenagers.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News Date: May 17, 2019
MS-13 gang members living in South Florida communities (Palm Beach Gardens, FL): MS-13 gang members are living in our communities. The notorious international criminal gang that formed in Los Angeles in the 1970’s are one of the most dangerous in the country. It's believed the gang has as many as 10,000 members nationwide and many of them are living among us.
Source: WPEC 12 News Date: May 17, 2019
Danville Police, Crime Stoppers announce Gang and Violent Crime tip line (Danville, VA): The Danville Police Department in conjunction with Danville Crime Stoppers, a local non-profit organization, would like to announce a new partnership, the Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line.
Source: Star Tribune Date: May 17, 2019
FBI Arrests Violent Gang Member (Stone Mountain, GA): The FBI announces the arrest of Robert Maurice Carlisle (a.k.a. “Different”) of Lithonia, Georgia. Carlisle was taken into custody on a federal warrant for Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution (UFAP) as a result of a tip from the public.
Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation Press Release Date: May 17, 2019
Trial Starts for Last Defendant in 2008 Guadalupe Gang-Related Homicide (Santa Barbara County, CA): Eleven years after a fatal gang-related stabbing in Guadalupe, a trial is underway in Santa Barbara County Superior Court for a defendant who had eluded capture for years.
Source: Noozhawk Date: May 17, 2019
Gang expert offers inside look at Trinitarios gang in ‘Junior’ testimony (Bronx, NY): Leandra Feliz had to bury her head in her hands in court Friday to avoid watching a 22-minute video compilation that showed the chase and fatal stabbing of her son, Lesandro “Junior” Guzman Feliz.
Source: News 12 Bronx Date: May 17, 2019
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