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Paterson gang member gets 14 years in RICO case (Paterson, NJ): A member of the Paterson Fruit Town and Brick City Brims set of the Bloods street gang was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in federal prison for conspiring to murder and kidnap a rival gang member, according to a press release issued by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.
Source: The Alternative Press Date: July 19, 2012
Shootings, gang violence on the rise in Ottawa (Ottawa, ON): It's too soon to call it the year of the gun, but in the first seven months of 2012, the Ottawa police guns and gangs unit has investigated four more shootings than it did all of last year, including a brazen daylight shooting on Tuesday during a car chase.
Source: Global Toronto Date: July 19, 2012
Vermont has seen increase in violence behind bars (Montpelier, VT): The man in charge of Vermont's prison system says there’s been an increase in violence behind bars in the state, and that much of it appears tied to gang activity.
Source: Burlington Free Press Date: July 19, 2012
Grief and few solutions in wake of mass Toronto shooting (Toronto, ON): A network of police wiretaps and other gang-surveillance measures were put in place Tuesday following the worst mass shooting in Toronto's history.
Source: The Globe and Mail Date: July 18, 2012
Police say four believed to be connected with Bloods gang responsible for pair of Red Bank assaults (Red Bank, NJ): Police arrested four men who they say assaulted two men in separate incidents on borough streets, stabbing one repeatedly and stealing the other victim’s car and setting it on fire. Police said they believe the four men are affiliated with the Bloods street gang.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: July 18, 2012
Educating kids on gang violence (Tulsa, OK): In the wake of the recent gang-related shootings at Best Buy, FOX23 wanted to find out how local school districts educate students about gangs. It’s no secret that many gang members get involved at a young age.
Source: FOX23 News Date: July 18, 2012
Three charged in 2011 San Jose slaying believed to be gang-related (San Jose, CA): Three men have been charged in the October 2011 shooting death of Hanzel Saucedo, an 18-year-old who was gunned down in a purported gang-related attack as he worked on a car in front of a San Jose apartment complex.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 18, 2012
Gang member who attacked man with 40-ounce beer bottles gets 13 years (Greeley, CO): A gang member who attacked a member of a rival gang with 40-ounce beer bottles and a knife was sentenced to 13 years in prison Wednesday.
Source: KDVR 31 News Date: July 18, 2012
Gang connections in street party shooting probed by police (Toronto, ON): Toronto police are "vigorously" investigating the possibility that gang members may have been involved in a wild shooting at an east-end street party that left two people dead and 23 others wounded.
Source: CBC News Date: July 18, 2012
Gang member pleads no contest in Sutter stabbing (Yuba City, CA): One of three gang members charged in last year's stabbing death of a Sutter man pleaded no contest on Tuesday to reduced charges.
Source: Appeal-Democrat Date: July 18, 2012
Alleged gang members fight outside Verdugo Jobs Center in Glendale (Glendale, CA): A 26-year-old reputed gang member was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly fought with a rival gang member outside the Verdugo Jobs Center, where they were looking for work, police said.
Source: Glendale News-Press Date: July 18, 2012
Task Force busts alleged major heroin gang (Dayton, OH): Federal and local authorities have busted what they say is a violent heroin gang, taking tens of thousands of dollars worth of drugs off the street and disrupting a pattern of violence that may have been responsible for multiple homicides and armed robberies throughout the region.
Source: Dayton Daily News Date: July 18, 2012
Police link accused gun dealers to suspected gang members and seek alleged 'associate' (Kitchener, ON): A father and son have been charged with selling firearms — including a loaded shotgun seized from a Kitchener house last week — to suspected gang members.
Source: The Record Date: July 18, 2012
Watsonville police link gang motivated shooting with car chase suspects (Watsonville, CA): Police said Wednesday that three suspects arrested in a DUI chase were involved in a gang motivated shooting on Clifford Avenue.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 18, 2012
Community leaders working on solutions to gang violence (Toronto, ON): At-risk Toronto youths need education, jobs, purpose and faith to avoid dead-end gang lifestyles, several black leaders said Wednesday.
Source: Toronto Sun Date: July 18, 2012
Gang member receives maximum sentence for shooting (Reno, NV): A 17-year-old gang member received the maximum sentence for a holiday shooting that left one man paralyzed for life.
Source: MSNBC KRNV Date: July 18, 2012
Three arrested in San Jose gang shooting (San Jose, CA): Three men have been arrested and charged with murder in a gang-related shooting in San Jose that killed an 18-year-old man, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: July 18, 2012
Boy, 17, wounded in apparent gang shooting (Anaheim, CA): Police are investigating an apparent gang-related shooting that left a 17-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: July 18, 2012
Teen gangster sentenced to max for paralyzing Sparks man who wore red (Sparks, NV): A 17-year-old local gang member showed no remorse Wednesday as he was sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for shooting a Sparks man in the neck, which paralyzed him for life.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: July 18, 2012
Alleged Calgary gangster faces deportation (Calgary, AB): A man accused of being a high-ranking gangster imprisoned after being caught with loaded handguns is awaiting his fate as immigration officials consider deporting him back to Vietnam.
Source: Canada.com Date: July 17, 2012
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