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Gang study delivers scathing assessment of violence in Omaha (Omaha, NE) : There is a new report out on gangs in Omaha. It says people are being killed over personal jealousies and disputes, while other gangs are suppressing violence to keep their drug trade in business. The University of Nebraska-Omaha conducted the Omaha gang assessment at the request of the city last year.
Source: KETV 7 News Date: July 10, 2012
Two MS-13 gang members arrested in Salisbury (Salisbury, NC) : The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office arrested two MS-13 gang members Monday, one of whom is wanted in connection with three San Francisco murders.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: July 10, 2012
Gang member, convicted burglar suspected of $11,000 home burglary east of Ferndale (Ferndale, WA): An errant fingerprint left at the scene of a burglary east of Ferndale led deputies to arrest a gang member with a criminal past, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office.
Source: The Bellingham Herald Date: July 10, 2012
Gang members convicted in violent attack (Madison, MS): Three members of the Latin King Gang have been convicted for their involvement in a kidnapping and attack that happened last year. Madison and Rankin Counties' District Attorney Michael Guest says Latin Kings are one of the largest and most organized street gangs in the United States and have just recently begun to organize and recruit members in Mississippi.
Source: WJTV 12 News Date: July 10, 2012
Final Howard Boys gang suspect arraigned in federal court (Flint, MI): The final suspect in a federal indictment of a south Flint street gang that is accused of running a gun and drug dealing enterprise was arraigned in federal district court today.
Source: The Flint Journal Date: July 10, 2012
Fourth Street Bloods members get prison time for drug charges (Bacliff, TX): Four members of the 4th Street Bloods gang from Bacliff were sentenced to prison by a Houston judge Tuesday morning.
Source: KHOU 11 News Date: July 10, 2012
S.F. police deny knowing gang leader whereabouts (San Francisco, CA): Authorities say they didn't know where a suspected gang leader accused of the 2008 triple-slaying of a San Francisco father and his two sons had been hiding for the past four years, but evidence suggests that on several occasions he was within their reach.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: July 10, 2012
Tattoo checks trip up visas (Colorado): In December, Hector Villalobos traveled from Colorado to his native Mexico for an interview, part of his application for U.S. permanent residency. Mr. Villalobos expected to be gone a couple of months to complete the process.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Date: July 10, 2012
Round Lake Park man wounded in gang-related shooting (Round Lake, IL): Police are looking for a suspect in a gang-related shooting that resulted in a 19-year-old Round Lake Park man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Source: Lake County News-Sun Date: July 10, 2012
One killed, one wounded in suspected gang-related shooting in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): One man was killed and another critically injured in a suspected gang-related shooting in Oxnard on Monday.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: July 10, 2012
One injured in late night gang-related shooting (Lodi, CA): One woman suffered a gunshot wound to her arm after she and friends were shot at while walking late Monday night.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: July 10, 2012
Seven arrested, shotgun, drugs seized in Kitchener raid (Kitchener, ON): The seizure of a loaded shotgun in the hands of young adults with gang connections makes the community safer, a senior Waterloo Regional Police officer said Tuesday.
Source: The Record Date: July 10, 2012
Alleged gang war has liberty city under deadly siege (Miami, FL): This afternoon, Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones and Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell are meeting with Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa to ask him what he is doing to address a violent gang war that has enveloped Liberty City over the past three months.
Source: Miami New Times Date: July 10, 2012
Tears shed at Garden Hill during sentencing for beating death (Garden Hill, MB): Gang tension and homemade alcohol are being blamed for a deadly swarming attack on a Manitoba First Nation. Terence Fiddler, 32, suffered massive trauma in the July 2010 incident in Garden Hill, located about 610 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: July 10, 2012
Fatal shootings in Belle Glade gang-related (West Palm Beach, FL): Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw said two separate shootings that have left two people dead in Belle Glade are gang-related.
Source: WPBF 25 News Date: July 10, 2012
Gang activity prevalent in Tri-Cities (Sullivan County, TN): According to a recent review of Tennessee Bureau of Investigation crime statistics, gang-related crimes increased by almost 25% in 2011.
Source: WJHL News Date: July 10, 2012
Tacoma man receives one year jail sentence for role in Kent car-show shooting (Kent, WA): A Tacoma man received a one-year jail sentence for his role in the Kent car show, gang-related shooting last July that injured 12 people.
Source: Renton Reporter Date: July 10, 2012
15 arrested in drug sweep that allegedly brought cocaine from Mexico to Boston's streets (Boston, MA): Just after sunrise today 15 individuals connected to a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking organization operating in Boston were arrested and at least $500,000 in cash was seized, law enforcement officials said.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: July 9, 2012
81 people removed from Oxnard gang injunction lists, authorities say (Oxnard, CA) : The names of 81 people have been removed from court-ordered injunctions designed to help Oxnard fight gangs, the Oxnard Police Department and Ventura County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: July 9, 2012
Denver police rotate gang officers in an attempt to boost training (Denver, CO): Six experienced officers were transferred from the Denver Police Department's gang unit just before concerns about gang violence and mounting tensions between sects began to grow throughout the city.
Source: The Denver Post Date: July 9, 2012
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