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Police: Indictment deals blow to Gaston's gangs (Gastonia, NC): Police say they’ve struck a major blow against violent gang members involved in gun thefts and home invasions, who also controlled a large part of the city's illegal drug trade.
Source: Gaston Gazette Date: May 23, 2012
Two arrested in gang shooting (Portland, OR): Two men have been arrested by the Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team in connection with a May 9 shooting in North Portland.
Source: The Portland Tribune Date: May 23, 2012
Central Indiana gangs spread to suburbs (Indianapolis, IN): Gang activity is expanding in Indianapolis, spreading into suburban neighborhoods as more organized, more violent and increasingly mobile groups.
Source: WRTV 6 News Date: May 23, 2012
Three NCCo gang members sentenced (Wilmington, DE): Three members of a Wilmington gang have been given lengthy prison sentences after a street war with a rival gang ended in at least 5 gun battles that left 2 dead in the spring of 2010.
Source: WGMD News Date: May 23, 2012
Jindal signs law to crack down on sex offenders and gangs (Baton Rouge, LA): Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation Wednesday to keep Louisiana's communities safe by cracking down on sex offenders and criminal street gangs.
Source: KSLA 12 News Date: May 23, 2012
Teen shot Tuesday night is seventh reported since mid-April; police investigating if all gang-related (Fort Pierce, FL): A teenage boy is hospitalized in serious condition with a gunshot wound. It is the seventh reported incident of overnight gunfire in the north end of the city since mid-April, some of which is attributed to gangs, according to police reports.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: May 23, 2012
American Canyon is essentially gang-free, officials say (American Canyon, CA): The county's second largest city is pretty much free of gang activity because of community programs. That was the message at the Napa County Gang and Youth Violence Prevention Commission's third meeting last week, the 26-member commission’s first in American Canyon.
Source: American Canyon Eagle Date: May 23, 2012
Task force arrests 23 gang members, affiliates in South King County (Kent, WA): Twenty-three gang members and their affiliates were arrested in Kent, Auburn, Renton, Tukwila and Des Moines as part of a multi-agency crackdown.
Source: Kent Reporter Date: May 23, 2012
Sheriff: Marshall Co. teen's attack was gang-related (Marshall County, MS): He's the 18-year-old who shouldn't be alive today. Charles Hardeman survived a vicious attack in April. Cops say he was almost killed and robbed by his sister and three others, all over $500.
Source: WPTY ABC24 News Date: May 23, 2012
Prisons deal with gangs inside, problems continue outside (Boise, ID): Police and prosecutors have gotten aggressive with gang members around here and are sending them to prison, but gang activity continues. Some members successfully get out of a gang in prison and don't go back.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: May 23, 2012
Gang violence now linked to shooting at Rockville station (Rockville, MD): A Montgomery County prosecutor has accused both parties involved in Friday's shooting at the Rockville metro station of being involved in gangs.
Source: WMAL News Date: May 22, 2012
Forum aims to reveal dark side of gang life (Surrey, BC) : Before he was shot to death on Oct. 19, 2007, Chris Mohan loved to tinker with old cars. In fact, he had spent months working with friends to refurbish an old Cadillac and a run-down Acura Legend that he had saved up to purchase.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: May 22, 2012
Two reputed Bloods gang members, two women seized on drug charges in West New York apartment raid (Kearny, NJ): Two reputed members of the Bloods Street gang and a pair of twin sisters were arrested on drug charges Friday when a fully armed swat team executed a search warrant at a 62nd Street residence, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal Date: May 22, 2012
Three teens shot, one killed in Detroit gang-related shooting (Detroit, MI): A teenager is dead and two teens are recovering after what police describe as a gang-related shooting on Detroit's east side Monday.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: May 22, 2012
Three charged with two '04 LI gang killings (Long Island, NY): Three men were arraigned Tuesday in the 2004 Long Island killings of two rival gang members whose bodies were dumped in Queens, federal authorities announced.
Source: Newsday Date: May 22, 2012
More than 100 indicted in gang sweep (New Haven, CT): An additional 39 people were indicted Tuesday after the second wave of a crackdown on gang members in the New Haven area by federal, state and local authorities, bringing the total number of indictments to 105.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: May 22, 2012
Arson fueled by gang feud 16 (Winnipeg, MB): Winnipeg police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection to a $700,000 arson at a West End apartment block that justice officials say was sparked over a beef between rival street gangs.
Source: Winnipeg Sun Date: May 22, 2012
Tallahassee police ask for help fighting gangs (Tallahassee, FL): Almost a year after Tallahassee Police initiated "Operation See Change," a crack-down on drug trafficking, police have nearly wiped out open air drug markets along Tallahassee's Alabama street corridor.
Source: WFSU News Date: May 22, 2012
Jury recommends 58 years in Lynchburg shooting (Lynchburg, VA): A Lynchburg jury recommended 58 years in prison for a known Bloods gang member on Tuesday after it convicted him on two counts of malicious wounding and related firearms charges and one gang-related charge.
Source: WSLS 10 News Date: May 22, 2012
Academy Ave. residents are concerned about the rise in violence (Providence, RI): Police are still reeling from a night of violence in Providence, the worst they say in five years. Five gang members in their twenties were shot on Academy Avenue and an 80 year old man was stabbed a few blocks away in a separate incident.
Source: WLNE-TV 6 News Date: May 22, 2012
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