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Five charged so far in Raleigh shooting that police called gang-related (Raleigh, NC): With five people in custody, police are still investigating a March 16 shooting and attempted shooting in southeastern Raleigh that arrest warrants indicate was gang-related.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 22, 2016

Anti-gang programs try to keep others from Denkins' path (Raleigh, NC): The life and recent death of Akiel Denkins shined a new spotlight on the issue of gangs in Raleigh. Sources told WRAL News that he was a known gang member.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: March 7, 2016

Rocky Mount residents on edge after recent gang-related shootings (Rocky Mount, NC): Authorities have made four arrests recently in a string of gang-related shootings in Rocky Mount. On Feb. 18, Rocky Mount resident Harold Bunn said gunfire from a car traveling on Burton Street hit his home.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: February 25, 2016

Wilmington, New Hanover said they will redouble efforts against youth violence (Wilmington, NC): City and county agencies Monday said they are redoubling their resources to combat and prevent youth violence. Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo stood with New Hanover County Chairwoman Beth Dawson, New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon, Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous and District Attorney Ben David to announce their focus on the violence issue and public safety.
Source: StarNews    Date: February 22, 2016

Victim of gang-related stabbing pleads guilty to attempted robbery (New Hanover County, NC): A man involved in a 2014 gang-related stabbing incident entered an Alford plea Friday to several charges in connection to an attempted robbery later that year. According to the New Hanover County District Attorney’s Office, Edvis Miquem Galloway, 26, pleaded to attempted common law robbery, conspiracy to commit common law robbery and possession of a firearm by a felon. He was sentenced to one to two years in prison.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 22, 2016

Charlotte gang linked in court to another killing (Charlotte, NC): The alleged members of a Charlotte gang already have been charged with three killings. Now there could be a fourth. On Monday, federal prosecutors for the first time said the unsolved murder of a man described in court as “Mr. Martin” is now part of their case.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: February 22, 2016

Fourth suspect arrested in Greensboro, charged in gang-related shooting that killed student (Greensboro, NC): A fourth suspect has been charged with murder in connection with a morning gang-related shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy and injured several others in December 2015.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: February 20, 2016

Kinston police net 60+ arrests as part of Operation Cool Down (Kinston, NC): One city in the east is seeing positive results from an effort to cut down on crime. Two days after the City of Kinston reported two gang-related shootings on the same day, the police department launched Operation Cool Down.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: February 17, 2016

Wilmington police arrest validated gang member after shooting near Creekwood (Wilmington, NC): Wilmington police officers arrested a validated gang member after shots were fired near the Creekwood area Monday night. According to the Wilmington Police Department, officers with the Housing Task Force in the Turnkey area heard gun shots from the 1100 block of Stewart Circle at around 9:49 p.m.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 16, 2016

Last of three brothers pleads guilty in March 2014 gang-related stabbing (Wilmington, NC) : The last of three brothers charged in a gang-related stabbing that injured a 25-year-old man in March 2014 has pleaded guilty to felony charges in the case and was sentenced to more than three years in prison.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: February 12, 2016

Durham teen says Honduran gangs will kill him if he's deported (Durham, NC): A Durham teen who was taken into custody by immigration agents two weeks ago said Monday that he fears he will be killed if he is deported.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: February 8, 2016

Gun violence 'getting ridiculous,' Wilmington police say (Wilmington, NC): Two men are in custody in connection with a string of shootings Tuesday that officials say were gang-related.
Source: StarNews    Date: February 3, 2016

Two arrested after series of gang-related shootings (Wilmington, NC): A multi-agency investigation led to the arrests of two individuals believed to be connected to three shootings in Wilmington on Tuesday.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 3, 2016

Police investigating armed robbery in Columbus County with alleged gang relations (Chadbourn, NC): Police in one Columbus County town are investigating an armed robbery that has potential gang relations.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 1, 2016

Man goes from life of violence to empowering youth (Wilmington, NC): Many feel that youth violence is on the rise in the Port City.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 1, 2016

Kinston police say both Monday murders are gang related (Kinston, NC): Police say two deadly shootings twelve hours apart in Kinston are both gang related.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: January 27, 2016

Reputed gang members could get capital punishment trial (Charlotte, NC): It's still yet to be decided if Jamell Cureton, along with reputed gang member Malcolm Hartley, will face the death penalty for crimes they allegedly committed as members of the United Blood Nation.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: January 19, 2016

Gang violence has Raleigh on edge (Raleigh, NC): Over an 11 day span, there have been eight shootings in Raleigh. Two of them were fatal. FOX3 has been tracking the violence. We learned it is being committed by a new form of gangs. In actuality, these “gangs” are being simulated by smaller mobs or mafias. They don't take over neighborhoods. Instead, they claim certain streets, and the violence acts they commit have no rules or boundaries.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: January 19, 2016

Gun violence: From problems to solutions (Salisbury, NC): Six — that’s the number of shootings in September that triggered a partnership between the Salisbury Police and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. It was a solution that would maximize patrol efforts in the city, one that has resulted in fewer violent gun incidents in the city as the year came to a close.
Source: Salisbury Post    Date: January 17, 2016

Man arrested in Sharpsburg killing (Sharpsburg, NC): The assailant never left his vehicle as he fired the fatal shot that killed 21-year-old Michael Anthony Richardson, Sharpsburg Police investigators said.
Source: The Wilson Times    Date: January 14, 2016

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