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Gang member pleads guilty to selling heroin near child care center (Wilmington, NC): A Wilmington man pleaded guilty in court Thursday to several heroin charges, including possession with intent to sell heroin within 1,000 feet of a child care center.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: September 11, 2015

Grim statistics behind Charlotte-Mecklenburg homicides (Charlotte, NC): For the last few days, much of Charlotte has been focused on homicides. Labor Day weekend saw five homicides in a two-day period, including the tragic death of a 7-year-old during a birthday party. Police say they believe those killings are gang-related, and several victims were innocent people caught in the crossfire.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: September 9, 2015

Police chief: Charlotte weekend shootings 'gang-like' (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney says Labor Day weekend shootings that left five people dead involved retaliation between at least two gangs.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: September 8, 2015

Putney: Police suspect gangs in weekend shootings in Charlotte (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney on Tuesday said a violent Labor Day weekend in which 12 people were shot and five people killed – including a 7-year-old boy – stemmed from retaliatory shootings between gangs.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: September 8, 2015

Feds release new documents in MS-13 probe around Charlotte (Charlotte, NC): Documents released Thursday in the sweeping criminal investigation of a reputed Latino gang in Charlotte reveal new details of the federal probe.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: August 27, 2015

Gang-related Wake murder case goes to jury (Raleigh, NC): Jurors went behind closed doors Thursday to begin deliberations in a murder trial that offered a glimpse of gang life and a somber reminder of a family forever altered by gunmen reportedly on a retaliation mission, but at the wrong address.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 27, 2015

Officers address gang problems (Surry County, NC): When Lieutenant Randy Shelton was hired as jail administrator, gangs were a topic of conversation while interviewing with Sheriff Graham Atkinson.
Source: The Mount Airy News    Date: August 25, 2015

New strategies for Kinston Gang Unit (Kinston, NC): Kinston’s Gang Unit is implementing new ways to keep gang members off the streets. They say they learned valuable information at a gang conference and can now use those strategies in the field.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: August 24, 2015

Man testifies that he drove accused gunmen to Garner duplex (Raleigh, NC): When two masked gunmen entered the home of Jose Samual Flores Mendoza and his wife, Maria Saravia Mendoza, early one January morning in 2013, their intention was to scare two people from testifying in a pending Wake County assault case, a key witness for the prosecution testified Thursday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 20, 2015

Portraits of family life, gang life in Garner murder trial (Raleigh, NC): A man who lived in the duplex next door to Jose Samuel Flores Mendoza and Maria Saravia Mendoza was awakened on Jan. 5, 2013, to a loud noise and the scary crumbling of a wall dividing the two Garner homes.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: August 19, 2015

Laurinburg Police Chief says he won't let gangs take over his city (Laurinburg, NC): Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams said he's determined to get rid of criminal street gangs in his city. He said they're causing problems in certain areas of the community, including the North Laurinburg area.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15    Date: August 19, 2015

Durham’s Project BUILD summer camp offers alternative to gangs, violence (Durham, NC): A gang intervention camp in Durham will wrap up this week after nearly two months full of a variety of activities for the more than 30 youth that participated in Durham County’s Project BUILD summer camp program.
Source: WNCN News    Date: August 16, 2015

Symposium on gangs set for Friday at COA auditorium (Elizabeth City, NC): Elizabeth City has long proclaimed itself to be the Harbor of Hospitality, but the community also has big city problems, namely the ongoing presence of gangs.
Source: The Daily Advance    Date: August 15, 2015

Body believed to be missing Rowan Co. woman found, suspect facing murder charges (Rowan County, NC): The remains of a missing Rowan County woman reported missing last year may have been found, Rowan County deputies say. Arrest warrants have been obtained for Angel Arias, an alleged Latin Kings Street gang member, for murder and felony larceny of a motor vehicle in the case of missing 20-year-old Elisha Walker.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: August 14, 2015

Greensboro man under $1 million bail in gang-affiliated shooting (Greensboro, NC): A shooting Thursday afternoon involved four people with gang affiliations, including the victim, police said Friday.
Source: News & Record    Date: August 14, 2015

Combating gangs (Pinehurst, NC): Gang activity is a reality in the Roanoke Valley, even resulting in deaths, but numerous local law enforcement agencies have come together with others across the Carolinas at a three-day conference in Pinehurst to fight back.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: August 12, 2015

Autopsy reveals High Point man shot twice in head in gang-related crime (Greensboro, NC): A man found dead behind a dumpster at an apartment complex last year was shot twice, according to autopsy results released this week from the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Source: News & Record    Date: August 11, 2015

Police: Victim seriously injured in Bethlehem crash faces weapons charges (Bethlehem, NC): Bethlehem police said a man seriously injured in a July 19 hit-and-run crash faces charges after a loaded handgun was found hidden in his crotch.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: August 6, 2015

Nonprofit: Unifour One helps those at risk of delinquency (Greensboro, NC): Unifour One is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, advocacy and education organization headquartered in Greensboro. The idea behind Unifour One is that if we empower our youth, we empower our community. A primary goal of the organization is to provide alternatives to gang behavior.
Source: News & Record    Date: August 5, 2015

9 Investigates: Gangs infiltrate many Charlotte-area neighborhoods (Charlotte, NC): Gangs in the Charlotte area have been linked to a slew of violent crimes. Channel 9 has uncovered new information about a gang network’s reach and a specific group of gang members on the rise.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: July 27, 2015

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