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2 students arrested in connection with gang-related fight at Katy ISD school (Katy, TX): Two students have been arrested for a gang-related incident that took place inside a Katy ISD junior high school.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: September 30, 2015

Parents voice deep concern after gang incident at Katy ISD junior high school (Katy, TX): Two students were arrested at McDonald Jr. High School Tuesday in relation to what Katy ISD calls a "gang-related activity" at the school last week. One of those students is charged with assaulting a teacher, and the other allegedly made a threat against a school district employee.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: September 30, 2015

Gang-related incident reported on Katy ISD junior high campus (Katy, TX): The Katy Independent School District is calling a violent incident involving as many as 10 students on one of its campuses "gang-related." Monday morning, parents at the Katy Independent School District's T.H. McDonald Junior High received a letter about gang violence on school grounds.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: September 28, 2015

Report: Giddings staff knew of planned fight between rival gangs (Austin, TX): Staff knew a fight between rival gang members was planned last week, but were unable to stop it before it escalated into a melee that left three people injured and damaged the Giddings State School, a preliminary investigative report disclosed Monday.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: September 28, 2015

Six arrested on organized criminal activity charges (Bryan, TX): Six Bryan residents were arrested Monday on organized criminal activity charges after they were indicted Thursday.
Source: The Eagle    Date: September 23, 2015

DPS report: Gang activity growing in Midland (Midland, TX): Gang activity is at a consistent high in Midland-Odessa, according to a recent Texas Department of Public Safety report. The proliferating activity has inflated inmate populations in the Midland County jail, and has made the detention center a potential breeding ground for gang recruitment and networking, according to Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter.
Source: Midlander Reporter-Telegram    Date: September 18, 2015

Sheriff: Gangs involved in fatal Tyler truck stop shooting, arrests expected soon (Tyler, TX): The Smith County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying possible suspects in a deadly truck stop shooting in Tyler last month.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: September 15, 2015

Gangs on the border (Laredo, TX): The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the 2015 Texas gang threat assessment. The report estimates that current gang membership across the state may exceed 100,000 people. Transnational gangs increased significantly in 2014.
Source: KGNS-TV News    Date: September 11, 2015

Allegations of Gang Violence, Stabbing and Child Abuse in August Indictments (San Angelo, TX): A Tom Green County grand jury last month handed down 36 felony indictments between the 119th, 51st, 340th and 391st District Courts. Five of those indicted in August stand charged with various acts of violence, including a drive-by shooting, stabbing, standoff, child abuse and assault on a woman at a gas station.
Source: San Angelo LIVE!    Date: September 5, 2015

DPS report details gang threats in Waco area, Texas (Waco, TX): A newly released report sheds light on which gangs may threaten the Greater Waco area and how law enforcement plans to assess those threats moving forward, officials said.
Source: Waco Tribune-Herald    Date: September 5, 2015

Police Investigate Failed Gang Hit Along Texas Border Streets (San Juan, TX): Police are investigating a failed gang hit where two vehicles with filled with gang members zoomed down a busy road of this Texas border community firing multiple shots while chasing another car. That care was driven by their target, a member of a rival gang.
Source: Breitbart    Date: September 5, 2015

Fight between rival gangs ends in shooting in Stone Oak (San Antonio, TX): One man was shot and another man was stabbed early Saturday following an argument at a Stone Oak nightclub, police said. At least three people were arguing in the parking lot of the Nektar Lounge at 19239 Stone Oak Parkway at about 2:30 a.m. when a fight broke out, according to preliminary information from a San Antonio Police Department report.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: September 5, 2015

Local authorities bust forgery ring; suspects have ties to criminal street gang (Stephenville, TX): Three adult females and three juveniles were detained in a joint effort Sept. 2 involving the Erath County Sheriff’s Office and Stephenville Police Department on charges of forgery.
Source: Stephenville Empire-Tribune    Date: September 4, 2015

Police: Gang members at large after San Juan drive-by shooting (San Juan, TX): A bullet grazed a bystander’s head during a drive-by shooting involving rival gang members Thursday afternoon, police said. Police are searching for suspects in the shooting that occurred on Business 83 near Stewart Road involving gang members from the Texas Chicano Brotherhood and the Tri-City Bombers, said department spokesman Sgt. Rolando Garcia.
Source: The Monitor    Date: September 3, 2015

Gangster Disciples active in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area (Killeen, TX): The Texas Department of Public Safety released its annual report on gangs in the state on Monday, and officials report high activity by Gangster Disciples in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area.
Source: Killeen Daily Herald    Date: September 2, 2015

Fueled by Central American Immigration, MS-13 Gaining Strength in Texas (San Antonio, TX): Last summer's influx of Central American immigrants into Texas turned out to be a big boost for the ultra-violent Salvadoran based gang known as Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. For the first time, the gang is listed in the 'Top Tier' of the five largest and most dangerous criminal gangs in Texas, in the annual 'Gang Threat Assessment' from the Department of Public Safety.
Source: WOAI 1200 News Radio    Date: September 1, 2015

DPS Estimates At Least 100,000 Texans Involved In Gangs (Dallas, TX): An estimated 100,000 people are involved in gangs, according to a new Texas DPS report. The Gang Threat Assessment is done each year – and the 2015 version says the biggest organization is the one called Tango Blast.
Source: CBS DFW    Date: September 1, 2015

Texas DPS report shows Lubbock a large producer of gang members (Lubbock, TX): The Texas Department of Public Safety released its 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, and about 39 percent of all gang members entering the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in northwest Texas originated from the Lubbock metropolitan statistical area.
Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal    Date: August 31, 2015

DPS: Texas gang threat heightened by violence, ties to drug cartels (Austin, TX): Gangs pose a serious threat to Texas because of their “propensity for violence and close associations with ruthless Mexican cartels,” according the latest assessment by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: August 31, 2015

Texas DPS gang report: Barrio Azteca threat decreases (El Paso, TX): A new Texas Department of Public Safety report on gangs states that the threat that the Barrio Azteca gang poses statewide has been "downgraded" because of repeated hits from law enforcement and the "deteriorating influence of the Juarez Cartel."
Source: El Paso Times    Date: August 31, 2015

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