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Two Stockton men booked on weapon and child endangerment charges (Stockton, CA): A Stockton police community response team took a documented gang member and another man off the street Monday afternoon on weapon and child endangerment charges.
Source: News10 Date: September 25, 2012
Two injured in Tuesday shooting in Moses Lake (Moses Lake, WA): Two people were injured in an early-morning shooting. Tuesday outside Frontier Middle School in what police suspect was a gang-related incident.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald Date: September 25, 2012
Simon City Royal gang member accused of multiple burglaries, causing terror (Ocean Springs, MS): Joshua Jones Galjour, 32, of Maple Street in Ocean Springs faces several burglary charges and one count of burglary of an occupied dwelling causing terror, according to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd.
Source: WLOX News Date: September 25, 2012
Investigation uncovers murder conspiracy (Reno, NV): The Regional Gang unit says an arrest made Tuesday September 18th, helped to uncover a murder conspiracy. Now, two additional men are behind bars for planning to kill a rival gang member.
Source: KOLO 8 News Date: September 25, 2012
Prosecutors: Rockford East student's murder was gang-related (Rockford, IL): East High School student DeMarkis Robinson, 16, was gunned down May 27, 2010, by a rival gang member in a senseless spasm of violence on a sunny spring day, Assistant State’s Attorney John Gibbons told jurors today.
Source: Rockford Register Star Date: September 25, 2012
Grievances surface at community forum addressing recent violence (San Francisco, CA): Community members voiced a variety of concerns about long-term safety in the Mission District at a public meeting Monday night, four days after a shooting by a police officer catalyzed a string of violent protests in the neighborhood.
Source: Mission Local Date: September 25, 2012
Man shot in calf by suspected gang members, police say (Los Angeles, CA) : A 50-year-old man who tried using his cellphone to photograph two suspected gang members tagging on a wall at Hatteras Street and Tujunga Avenue Tuesday was shot in the calf, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Source: NorthHollywood-TolucaLakePatch Date: September 25, 2012
Law enforcement, officials gather to prevent gang problems (Takoma Park, MD) : Gang membership in the U.S. has increased 40 percent since 2009, and the southeast region, which includes Washington, Maryland and Virginia, has seen some of the largest growth, according to law enforcement officials at a conference here Tuesday.
Source: TakomaParkPatch Date: September 25, 2012
Gang prevention conference held in Silver Spring (Silver Spring, MD): A week-long conference, which involves 300 local and national gang experts, elected officials and law enforcement officers, is meeting in Silver Spring to discuss the prevention and elimination of gangs in the Washington region.
Source: WJLA 7 News Date: September 25, 2012
Gang member held on $1M bail in Toppenish boy's shooting death (Toppenish, WA): An 18-year-old gang member was ordered held on $1 million bail Tuesday in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy last week in Toppenish.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: September 25, 2012
College student killed in gang-style shooting in South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): Police have identified the victim of a gang-style shooting Tuesday in South Los Angeles as a 19-year-old college student with no known gang ties.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 25, 2012
Reno gang members' assassination plot on rival foiled (Reno, NV): Reno-area authorities say they foiled three gang members’ alleged murder plot while the men were on their way to assassinate a rival gang member over a drug debt.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: September 25, 2012
Gangs recruiting young prostitutes over Facebook (San Antonio, TX): Police detectives say young girls are being lured into a life of a prostitution and drugs by gang members who are stalking their Facebook pages.
Source: KENS 5 News Date: September 25, 2012
Gang-related funeral processions upset residents of Beverly, Mount Greenwood (Chicago, IL): As the funeral procession headed through Chicago's Far Southwest Side, mourners weaved in and out of traffic, leaned out of car windows as they sang to music blaring from their stereos and flashed gang signs, a video on YouTube showed.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: September 25, 2012
Two men stabbed, another beaten in Division Street fight (Chicago, IL): Two men were stabbed, another badly beaten and a fourth arrested early Sunday after a fight on Division Street spilled onto State Street, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: September 24, 2012
Eight arrested by street gang unit (Saskatoon, SK): The Saskatoon police street gang unit arrested eight people early Sunday in a high-risk situation backed up by an armoured vehicle.
Source: The StarPhoenix Date: September 24, 2012
Legislature making tandem moves on gang bills (Harrisburg, PA): The scheduling of tandem votes on anti-gang legislation in Senate and House committees this week is a sign of a bipartisan effort to address an issue important to Northeast Pennsylvania this fall.
Source: The Republican-Herald Date: September 24, 2012
Three acknowledge roles in violent MS-13 street gang (Atlanta, GA): One of the MS-13 gang's rules is to never cooperate with law enforcement. The punishment for breaking it ranges from a beating by fellow gang members or being "green lighted," gang parlance for being marked for death.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: September 24, 2012
Arrested Athens teen had Bloods gang material (Athens, GA): A 15-year-old Athens carried Bloods street gang colors and literature during an arrest by Athens-Clarke police Sunday night for trespassing at a home off Spring Valley Road.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: September 24, 2012
Three students charged in gang assault (Cortland, NY): Cortland Police made three arrests in connection with a gang assault. It happened on Groton Street late Friday night.
Source: Your News Now Date: September 24, 2012
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