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Alleged Gang Boss Linked To 6 Murders Has Long Been A Notorious Figure (Chicago, IL): An alleged West Side gang leader, who is facing new murder and conspiracy charges, has been a notorious figure in the city for years.
Source: DNAinfo Date: September 25, 2017
Community Members Learn About Gang Prevention and Awareness (Santa Rosa, CA): As part of the ninth annual Gang Prevention Awareness Week, the City of Santa Rosa’s Violence Prevention Partnership presented the 2017 Gang Prevention Seminar on Tuesday September 19 at Finley Park Community Center.
Source: KRCB Date: September 25, 2017
Schuele Boys gang member gets life in prison for revenge killing (Buffalo, NY): A Buffalo street gang member faces a mandatory life sentence after a jury found him guilty Monday of conspiracy and murder. The verdict, reached after a trial that focused on the gang's rap music videos, means the jury found Schuele Boys member Roderick Arrington responsible for the revenge killing of Quincy Balance in August 2012.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: September 25, 2017
Bloods gang member gets 22 years for attempted killing, heroin distribution (Newark, NJ): A member of the "Sex Money Murder" set of the Bloods gang was sentenced Monday to 22 years in prison for a racketeering conspiracy charge that included attempted murder and heroin distribution.
Source: NJ.com Date: September 25, 2017
Former professional athletes announce fight against Macon gun violence (Macon, GA): Former professional and collegiate athletes announced their commitment to fighting gun violence in Macon Monday. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says 20 people have been shot and killed so far in 2017.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News Date: September 25, 2017
21-year-old gang member convicted for 2015 murder in San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA): A 21-year-old man with ties to a San Bernardino gang was convicted of committing a 2015 murder, court records showed.
Source: The Sun Date: September 25, 2017
Bailey Boys gang member admits role in killing (Buffalo, NY): A member of the Bailey Boys street gang admitted Monday to taking part in a drug ripoff that turned deadly.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: September 25, 2017
Tattoo removal machine for probationers could be approved by Kern Co. supervisors (Bakersfield, CA): Kern County supervisors could take a small but significant step in their efforts to combat gangs, by deciding to spend some $90,000 for a tattoo removal machine to serve juveniles and adults who are on probation after serving time for their crimes.
Source: KGET 17 News Date: September 25, 2017
Sheriff Mehr blames gang activity for Liberty Tech fight (Jackson, TN): According to Madison County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Tom Mapes, one juvenile was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest following what law enforcement is calling a gang fight at Liberty Technology Magnet High School.
Source: WBBJ 7 News Date: September 23, 2017
Kearns students standing up to gang violence with green ribbons (Kearns, UT): In the last few weeks, gang violence in West Valley City and Kearns injured a handful of people and killed an innocent couple.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News Date: September 23, 2017
Teen shot in West Valley City after gang rivals show up at quinceanera (West Valley City, UT): A quinceanera in West Valley City took a less-than-festive turn Friday night when some unwanted guests showed up, an altercation ensued, and multiple shots were fired.
Source: Gephardt Daily Date: September 23, 2017
Second of 2 suspects charged in rapper BTY Young'N's killing jailed in New Orleans (New Orleans, LA): The second of two men charged with fatally shooting the New Orleans rapper known as BTY Young'N earlier this year is behind bars.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate Date: September 23, 2017
Files in Little Rock 2-year-old's killing trace gang carnage (Little Rock, AR): The night before a toddler was killed in a gang-related shooting while riding on her mother's lap in the back seat of a car, that same car was hit by gunfire in another Little Rock shooting, court records show.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Date: September 22, 2017
SCCPSS hopes student police academy helps fight youth gang violence (Savannah, GA): What was supposed to be a fun rivalry game between two high schools is being overshadowed by gang violence in the community. Savannah-Chatham County Public School leaders are taking precautions inside and outside of school by canceling Beach High's homecoming festivities following the death of a student.
Source: WTOC 11 News Date: September 22, 2017
Officials warn of growing gang presence in Sandusky County (Fremont, CA): With a growing illegal drug trade and recent acts of violence, officials confirm gang-like groups are active in Sandusky County. "Any time there is illegal drug trade and young men chasing money and girls, there are gangs," Sandusky County Prosecutor Tim Braun said. "I can't tell you that there are no gangs here."
Source: The News-Messenger Date: September 22, 2017
Two Gang Members Charged with Murder (Fresno, CA): Two Northside Pleasant Street gang members have been arrested for the homicide of Brajoni Freeman. Mr. Freeman of Fresno was found bleeding from a gunshot wound and unconscious inside his Sierra Madre Ave apartment near Fresno State on July 19, 2017.
Source: Crime Voice Date: September 22, 2017
Police: ‘MS-13 gang member’ stabs 2 in Monroe (Monroe, NY): Village police say a “self-proclaimed MS-13 gang member” stabbed two other men with a knife on North Main Street late Thursday night.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: September 22, 2017
Street Gangster Sentenced To Life For Deadly Armed Robbery In Cobb (Marietta, GA): A Mableton man associated with the Gangster Disciples street gang has been sentenced to life in prison for murder in a 2015 armed robbery at an apartment complex, Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announced Thursday. Darius Jarrell Dunn, 25, was convicted by a Cobb jury in August, the DA said.
Source: Northeast Cobb Patch Date: September 22, 2017
Five alleged members of violent Raleigh street gang face federal indictments (Raleigh, NC): A federal grand jury has returned indictments against four men and one woman accused by federal authorities of being members of a violent street gang that carried out many of its activities, including murder, near the downtown Raleigh district.
Source: The News & Observer Date: September 22, 2017
Gang members guilty of killing five at Long Beach homeless encampment (Los Angeles County, CA): A jury on Friday found two gang members guilty of murdering five people at a Long Beach homeless encampment, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 22, 2017
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