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Boy, 15, charged with shooting that killed infant (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old gang member has been charged with killing a one-year-old boy who was shot as he lay in his father's arms on a South Los Angeles street.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: June 29, 2012
Police, federal agents dismantle Daytona Beach's 819 Boyz gang (Daytona Beach, FL): The notorious 819 Boyz, a guns and drugs street gang that wreaked havoc in the poorest section of this city, has been decimated by local and federal investigators over the last two years, Police Chief Mike Chitwood said this morning.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal Date: June 29, 2012
Teen killers face adult punishment over gang execution (Winnipeg, MB): They were just 15 and 16 years old when they executed a rival drug dealer. But the pair of Indian Posse gang members is now getting a serious dose of adult punishment for their deadly actions.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: June 29, 2012
Organizers hope gang hotline helps stop violence (Memphis, TN): Community leaders are organizing a prayer vigil Saturday in an effort to end the gang violence in Whitehaven. "These children didn't get in this condition overnight and it can't be solved overnight, but it can be solved," said Herb Jackson, of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
Source: WMC-TV 5 News Date: June 29, 2012
St. Louis ex-gang member turns life around (North St. Louis, MO): A former St. Louis gang member says he managed to escape the crime-filled lifestyle, but it wasn't easy. A local organization has given him the help and support he needs to change his life’s course.
Source: KPLR 11 News Date: June 29, 2012
Middletown police make gang-related arrests (Middletown, OH): Police said they believe a gang task force created in the past year is making a difference on Middletown streets. At least four gangs have been identified and broken up since the task force was created, police said.
Source: Middletown Journal Date: June 29, 2012
Two gang members arrested after street shooting in Merced (Merced, CA): Two gang members were arrested on June 16th at the Savemart warehouse near the Mission Avenue Interchange by Merced police officers after fleeing from a shooting.
Source: Crime Voice Date: June 29, 2012
Desert Hot Springs gang member sentenced in drive-by shooting (Indio, CA): A Desert Hot Springs gang member convicted of trying to kill another gang member was sentenced today to 18 years and six months in prison.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: June 29, 2012
Police: Salinas shooting gang-related (Salinas, CA): Police say a shooting at a shopping center in Salinas that left four people wounded, including two bystanders, was gang-related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 29, 2012
Judge bars alleged gang members from associating (Nashville, TN): Twenty-two young men who are accused in a lawsuit of being involved with a Kurdish gang in Nashville will be restricted from associating with each other, at least temporarily.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: June 29, 2012
Salinas police piece together gang shootout (Salinas, CA): Citing the ongoing investigation, Salinas police were tight-lipped Friday in releasing more details into a gang-related shootout Thursday which killed one person and wounded two others.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: June 29, 2012
Police target East End gang (Louisville, KY): Two people have been charged in connection with a rash of East End beatings and robberies that police say are gang related.
Source: WHAS11 News Date: June 29, 2012
Fugitive member of Bloods street gang apprehended in Addison County (Burlington, VT): A known member of the Bloods street gang is waiting to be returned to New York after he was arrested in Addison County by a fugitive task force led by the U.S. Marshals Service in Burlington, officials said Friday evening.
Source: Burlington Free Press Date: June 29, 2012
Woodbury County ends gang prevention effort (Sioux City, IA): A Woodbury County program created 12 years ago to curb gang activity is ending. The County Board on Tuesday voted to deauthorize the gang prevention specialist position.
Source: Sioux City Journal Date: June 28, 2012
Homicide arrest in York City; killing happened during gang-related dispute, cops say (York City, PA): Ongoing bad blood between members of York City's Parkway and south-side crews erupted in a gun battle last week that killed one man and injured his half-brother, according to police.
Source: The York Dispatch Date: June 28, 2012
Sentencing scheduled for man who shot gang rival (San Diego, CA): A young man who pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a gang rival outside a Lincoln Park liquor store in 2008 is scheduled to be sentenced at the downtown San Diego courthouse Thursday.
Source: 10 News Date: June 28, 2012
Gang member gets 110 years in shooting (Fresno, CA) : Tempers flared Wednesday after a Fresno gang member was sentenced to 110 years to life in prison for a 2008 drive-by shooting that wounded two innocent bystanders, including a promising Washington Union High football player.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: June 28, 2012
Rahm blasts thugs who killed 7-year-old girl: 'Who raised you?' (Chicago, IL): Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday lashed out at the gang thugs who shot and killed a 7-year-old selling lemonade under her mother’s watch in the latest example of the gang violence that’s driving a 38 percent spike in Chicago homicides.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: June 28, 2012
Five arrested in stabbing death of Fort Worth man (Fort Worth, TX): Five people, including two juveniles, have been arrested on murder warrants in connection with a crime spree in August that left a 52-year-old homeless man dead.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: June 28, 2012
Chicago police say seizure of eight tons of marijuana will help in combating gang violence (Chicago, IL): Authorities in Chicago on Thursday showed off eight tons of marijuana they found in a tractor-trailer, saying the drug seizure will help with efforts to combat gang violence in the nation’s third-largest city.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 28, 2012
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