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Chicago gang violence shows no signs of stopping (Chicago, IL): There is a war going on -- not overseas, but right here on the streets of America. A gang war has taken over parts of Chicago. Over the weekend, 14 people were shot. Two were killed. So far this year, there have been more than 2,364 shootings and 487 homicides.
Source: CBS News Date: December 10, 2012
Gang crackdown nets 38 arrests in Toledo (Toledo, OH): A recent crackdown on Toledo area gangs netted 38 arrests that included 11 felony charges and thousands of dollars in seized drugs, authorities said today.
Source: The Blade Date: December 10, 2012
Alleged gang member pleads guilty to second-degree drug charge (Trenton, NJ): An alleged Gangster Killer Bloods gang member who was arrested on numerous charges alongside group kingpin Bernard "Petey Black" Green in 2010 pleaded guilty today to a drug offense.
Source: The Times of Trenton Date: December 10, 2012
Gang trio arrested after Collier car break-ins (Collier County, FL): Blind sided by a bunch of bad guys from another part of the state, victims' identities stolen so fast they didn't know what hit them. Collier County deputies say three gang members traveled the state, busting into cars and taking what they pleased - until they got to Southwest Florida.
Source: WBBH NBC2 News Date: December 10, 2012
Meeting again to stop gang violence (Savannah, GA): Community members are trying to bring a stop to the violence. They met Monday evening at First African Baptist Church in Savannah. They say they are coming up with a plan of action and they say after their last meeting, more of the fair shooting suspects turned themselves in.
Source: WTOC 11 News Date: December 10, 2012
Salinas gang slaying trial to start today (Salinas, CA): On the brink of a long-delayed trial, two Salinas men who face charges in a 2009 quadruple shooting that left two dead have turned down plea offers, attorneys said.
Source: The Herald Date: December 9, 2012
Police: Man injured in shootout between rival gangs (Houston, TX): Police say rival gang members were involved in a shootout in southwest Houston overnight, and officers were left investigating two different crime scenes.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: December 9, 2012
Crime summit targets gang violence, youth outreach (Atlanta, GA): A neighborhood came together on Saturday to fight crime. Several people who have lost loved ones to violent crime were the featured speakers at a crime summit focused on practical answers.
Source: FOX 5 Atlanta Date: December 8, 2012
Cops: Teen with gun arrested as part of crackdown on gang funeral conflicts (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old boy was arrested with a gun at a West Garfield Park funeral this morning as part of the Chicago Police Department's crackdown on possible conflicts at gang funerals, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: December 8, 2012
Gang member sentenced for murder (Visalia, CA): Tony See, 17 of Farmersville, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole plus additional and consecutive 525 years to life by the Honorable Judge Valeriano Saucedo after being found guilty of murder. He was sentenced on Friday.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: December 8, 2012
Youth stabbed at Christmas in the Park in downtown San Jose (San Jose, CA): A 14-year-old boy was stabbed in a gang-related incident at the family-friendly Christmas in the Park celebration Saturday night -- the first such serious crime at the annual event in recent memory.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: December 8, 2012
Walla Walla man, 20, stabbed, police say (Walla Walla, WA) : A 20-year-old Walla Walla man was stabbed early Wednesday after being confronted by two men who asked if he had any gang affiliations, police said.
Source: The Bellingham Herald Date: December 7, 2012
Guadalupe gang member to spend at least 63 years in prison (Santa Maria, CA): A high-ranking Guadalupe gang member was sentenced to at least 63 years in prison Thursday for the first-degree murder of a fellow Guadalupe resident, even as he continued to proclaim his innocence.
Source: Lompoc Record Date: December 7, 2012
Gang member arrested in Trenton while fleeing from shooting scene (Trenton, NJ): A Bloods gangster scheduled to be in court today for a hearing on his indictment for manslaughter was arrested while fleeing from the scene of a shooting Tuesday night, police said.
Source: The Times Date: December 7, 2012
Gang members get 50 years for teen death (Salinas, CA): Two California gang members have been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy.
Source: KTVN 2 News Date: December 7, 2012
Ex gang members speak at Godby (Tallahassee, FL): An increase in gang-related violence in Tallahassee this summer has law enforcement looking at preventive measures to deal with the problem.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat Date: December 7, 2012
Questions about disorderly conduct law impact on gang funerals (Chicago, IL): Chicago aldermen on Thursday advanced a plan to change the city's disorderly conduct ordinance in a way they argued could help police disperse crowds at gang funerals as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's get-tough stance on the gatherings.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: December 7, 2012
Hayward police awarded $500,000 anti-gang grant (Hayward, CA): Hayward police have been awarded a state $500,000 grant to continue their anti-gang program.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: December 7, 2012
Derrick Jones, a former MMA fighter, is helping kids avoid gang violence through a junior MMA tournament (Culver City, CA) : Derrick likes to teach and work with the younger upcoming generation where gangs and unforeseen circumstances prey on the inner city children. Derrick Jones provides mentoring and a basic belief in the possibility of children. Children learn to lead by example.
Source: Send2Press Date: December 7, 2012
Arrests deal staggering blow to South LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Federal and local law enforcement personnel arrested 18 suspects connected to South Los Angeles' Harpys Street Gang during a racketeering sting Thursday morning.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: December 7, 2012
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