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Does Detroit have a gang problem? Depends on who you ask (Detroit, MI): Citizens, police and city officials are at odds in Detroit over whether there's a gang problem and it all depends on who you ask.
Source: WJBK FOX 2 News Date: February 15, 2013
10th Street Gang hearings shed light on major organized-crime case (Buffalo, NY): In a downtown Buffalo courtroom, with a phalanx of U.S. marshals standing watch, the chilling details of one of the biggest organized-crime cases in decades are starting to unfold.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: February 15, 2013
Gang members face off on the court (Chicago, IL): Rival gangs face off on the basketball court in Chicago once a week. It's an effort to foster peace between sworn enemies on the streets and reduce violence. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports courtside on the initiative and the man behind the league, Reverend Michael Pfleger.
Source: CNN Date: February 15, 2013
Trenton gang member pleads guilty to killing rival gang member (Trenton, NJ): A member of the Gangster Killer Bloods set of the Bloods street gang admitted in court today to killing a rival gangster in the summer of 2005 when gang rivalries throughout the city led to several shootings and violent acts.
Source: The Times of Trenton Date: February 15, 2013
Guilty verdict in Richmond mistaken identity murder (Martinez, CA): A jury Friday found a Richmond man guilty of first-degree murder for the 2010 fatal shooting of an El Cerrito man prosecutors say was mistaken for a rival gang member.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: February 15, 2013
Prosecutors outline gang ties in two 2011 Aurora shootings (St. Charles, IL): Two shootings involving the same Aurora man have something else in common, according to prosecutors — gang scare tactics.
Source: The Beacon-News Date: February 15, 2013
Six arrested in northeast Modesto shooting death (Modesto, CA): Six men and women were arrested Friday in connection with an apparent gang-related slaying of a 20-year-old man in northeast Modesto.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: February 15, 2013
Police workshop in Broken Arrow focuses on gangs (Broken Arrow, OK) : Gang investigators from across the state gathered to sharpen their skills in Broken Arrow Friday. The units joined together for Gangs 101, a class put on to illustrate the real-life dangers of gang violence.
Source: KJRH 2 News Date: February 15, 2013
Haywood County gang and crime round up (Brownsville, TN): Law enforcement from around West Tennessee came together Friday for what called a gang round up. Investigators say gang activity has become an increasing problem in surrounding areas.
Source: WBBJ 7 News Date: February 15, 2013
Six arrested in deadly Modesto assault, shooting (Sacramento, CA): Modesto police on Friday arrested six members of the Sureño criminal street gang who are now accused in a deadly shooting, officers said.
Source: KCRA 3 News Date: February 15, 2013
Five suspected gang members plead not guilty in slaying (Oceanside, CA): Five suspected gang members — two adults and three 17-year-olds — pleaded not guilty Wednesday to fatally stabbing an Oceanside teen in rival gang territory.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: February 14, 2013
Admitted gang member pleads guilty to two W'boro homicides (Mount Holly, NJ): A reputed gang member admitted in court Wednesday that he was driving the getaway car when a rival was shot and killed and that, two days later, he unloaded his own gun into another gang member as gang violence hit a peak in Willingboro in 2008.
Source: Burlington County Times Date: February 14, 2013
Gulfport man gets jail time in firearms case (Gulfport, MS): U.S. District Judge Walter Gex has sentenced a Gulfport man to a 51-month prison term for his role in a federal gun trafficking ring involving members or associates of the Simon City Royals street gang.
Source: Sun Herald Date: February 14, 2013
Appeals court reverses own ruling in '09 gang shooting (Yakima, WA): Is yelling "Southside LVL!" enough proof a shooting was gang-motivated? That's the question an appeals court has been wrestling with in a Yakima gang case. The Washington State Supreme Court could be next.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: February 14, 2013
Gang member gets life sentence in LA deputy murder (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member has been convicted of murdering an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy as he prepared to go to work nearly five years ago.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: February 14, 2013
Memphis teen charged with attempted murder in gang-related attack (Memphis, TN): A teenage boy whom police said is a member of the Grape Street Crips has been charged with attempted murder, accused of shooting at rival Memphis gang members after a year-long feud.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: February 14, 2013
Leader of notorious James Bond Gang caught in Sparta (Sparta Township, NJ): Police say they've caught three members — including the leader — of the so-called "James Bond Gang," a ring of organized, methodical burglars who target high-end homes in affluent tri-state area neighborhoods.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: February 14, 2013
Bank robber admits role in 2008 gang-related killings in Willingboro (Mount Holly, NJ): An imprisoned bank robber has admitted his role in two gang related killings that took place in Willingboro in 2008. Both slayings were gang-related, according to earlier statements from the prosecutor's office.
Source: Courier Post-Online Date: February 14, 2013
Suspect in Syracuse homicide has gang related past, police said (Syracuse, NY): Daquan Dowdell, the 21-year-old arrested in the shooting death of 19-year-old Jamal Holmes has a gang-related history, Syracuse police said. In a news conference this afternoon, Sgt. Tom Connellan said Dowdell is a known 110 Gang member.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: February 14, 2013
Officer says gang members shot Anderson (Battle Creek, MI): Gang members were responsible for a shooting three years ago which killed an innocent man, a Battle Creek Police Officer testified Thursday.
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer Date: February 14, 2013
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