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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

Regrouping: Revamped gang task force will add school intervention to mission; neighborhood, national gangs continue activity here (Burlington, NC): Since staff shortages and operational issues led to the hiatus of Alamance County’s gang task force earlier this summer, law enforcement is using the time away to reassess the unit’s effectiveness and goals.
Source: Times-News    Date: July 25, 2015

Gang member pleads guilty to heroin charges, dragging deputy with car (Wilmington, NC): A gang member is headed to prison after pleading guilty to heroin charges and dragging a deputy with his car.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: July 16, 2015

Victim of Raleigh shooting mourned, praised for anti-gang work (Raleigh, NC): A community came together Monday evening to help the family of a father of three shot to death last week in Raleigh. James Alston III recently called for a gang truce and was trying to turnaround his own life. Some people said Alston's murder could be retaliation for him calling for the truce.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: July 6, 2015

Former gang member-turned neighborhood activist shot dead in Southeast Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): James Elvin Alston III was in the process of transforming his life from a gang member to an anti-gang neighborhood activist when someone gunned him down in the streets of Southeast Raleigh before dawn Thursday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: July 2, 2015

Wilmington teen sentenced to 10 years for gang-related shooting (Wilmington, NC): A Wilmington teenager will spend the next 10 years in prison for her role in what police say was a gang-related shooting. According to the District Attorney’s Office, 17-year-old Dominique Gibbs pleaded guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter, attempted first degree murder, and conspiracy to discharge a firearm into an occupied dwelling.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: July 2, 2015

New food truck also re-entry program for ex-cons (Durham, NC): The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham has a new program rolling out soon, on wheels. 2econd Helpings will be a new food truck “where a conviction is not a barrier, but a requirement.” The food truck will employ only those Durhamites returning to the community after serving time in prison.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: June 28, 2015

Fargo violent crime tops U.S. for first time (Fargo, ND): In announcing a suspect’s arrest last week in two brutal Fargo killings, interim Police Chief Dave Todd said the city is a “good, safe community” despite the homicides. As police and other authorities here often do, Todd described the region as safe relative to other similar cities.
Source: The Dickinson Press    Date: June 27, 2015

Gang activity results in man's arrest (Thomasville, NC): The Thomasville Police Department has charged a Thomasville man with being a member of the nationally recognized gang Folk Nation, said TPD Detective Chet Jarrell.
Source: The Dispatch    Date: June 23, 2015

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