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Nebraska supreme court upholds anti-gang law (Omaha, NE): The Nebraska Supreme Court Friday upheld a state anti-gang law challenged by an Omaha man who styled himself as a mobster straight out of the television series "The Sopranos."
Source: WOWT 6 News Date: November 30, 2012
Anti-violence effort launched by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (New Haven, CT): Underscoring the seriousness of the message, representatives of Connecticut's entire law enforcement community called in U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to announce the launch of a multi-jurisdictional program designed to dramatically reduce shooting deaths in New Haven, Hartford and Bridgeport.
Source: Connecticut Law Tribune Date: November 30, 2012
Evanston Police believe Justin Murray killing gang-related (Evanston, IL): Evanston Police believe the killing of Evanston teen Justin Murray was gang-related. Murray, 19, was fatally shot Thursday night in the 1800 block of Brown Avenue, less than one block from Evanston Township High School. He gradated from ETHS in 2011.
Source: The Daily Northwestern Date: November 30, 2012
Two gang members accused of killing rival who pleaded, 'Don't do it, I love you' (Chicago, IL): Two gang members were ordered held on $1 million bail for fatally shooting a rival in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood as he pleaded for his life, prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: November 30, 2012
Double murder gang member sentenced (New Garden, PA): A Delaware teenager identified as a member of the violent Sur-13 street gang admitted his role Monday in the gang-related double murder in New Garden that occurred almost one year ago.
Source: Avon Grove Sun Date: November 30, 2012
Gang member sentenced to prison (Shasta County, CA): A 25-year-old Manteca gang member convicted in August of attempted murder, robbery and other charges in connection with the 2010 shooting of a Redding man in the Olinda area was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to 35 years in prison.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight Date: November 30, 2012
One killed, two injured in shooting (Madera, CA): A simmering disagreement between two juvenile gang members resulted in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old in north Madera, near the intersection of Wessmith Way and Tulare Street, according to Madera police.
Source: The Madera Tribune Date: November 30, 2012
Law firm supports Chattanooga Gang Task Force literacy effort (Chattanooga, TN): The Chattanooga Gang Task Force's literacy initiative is getting a boost. Chattanooga law firm Miller and Martin on Wednesday gave the task force money to help provide learning software at a local recreation center. The donation is an investment in Chattanooga's future, according to Miller and Martin Chairman Jim Haley.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: November 29, 2012
Anti-gang squad disrupted violence "many times" in recent months, despite Monday's double slaying: police (Vancouver, BC): B.C. gang enforcement teams have headed off murders and shootings in recent months, despite the targeted slayings of two high-profile gangsters Monday, police say.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: November 29, 2012
Shooting leaves one dead and eight-year-old wounded (Madera, CA): Authorities say a teenager was killed and an eight-year-old bystander struck by a bullet in a gang-related shooting in the Central Valley.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: November 29, 2012
Parolee arrested after slamming in SF police car (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco man with ties to a local gang was arrested early Thursday after he struck a police vehicle with his car while attempting to evade officers in the city’s Sunnyside neighborhood, a police sergeant said.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: November 29, 2012
Three arrests made in connection with Madera gang-related shooting (Madera, CA): A fatal shooting in Madera claims the life of a man, and family members are left mourning the loss.
Source: KSEE 24 News Date: November 29, 2012
New program to link parents and teens with gang prevention problems (Ottawa, ON): One of the most common findings at last month's Gang Symposium is that people who need services like counselling and gang exit programs don't know that they already exist in Ottawa or are having trouble finding them.
Source: 580 CFRA News Talk Radio Date: November 29, 2012
Fourth suspect in "Get Money Boys" gang burglary turns himself in (La Crosse, WI): An 18 year old La Crosse man police say is part of a gang has turned himself in. DuJuan Jackson is charged in connection with a home invasion in October. Three other teens police believe are part of the ‘Get Money Boys Gang’ have already been arrested.
Source: WEAU 13 News Date: November 29, 2012
Officers patrol Santa Ana area where fight broke out (Santa Ana, CA): Gang-detail officers are providing extra patrol Thursday in the area of West Camille Street after a confrontation between a large crowd and police officers Wednesday evening, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: November 29, 2012
Denver police make arrest in Aurora after shooting at 13th and Xenia (Denver, CO): Denver police are investigating whether a shooting Thursday evening was gang-related, after a man sustained numerous gunshoot wounds.
Source: The Denver Post Date: November 29, 2012
SWAT team brought in for an arrest at a gang house (Medford, OR): Medford Police were out at a well known gang house thursday investigating a shooting that happened over the weekend. Police brought in a SWAT team to make an arrest and serve a search warrant.
Source: KTVL 10 News Date: November 29, 2012
Reno police arrest five alleged gang members in string of residential burglaries (Reno, NV): Reno police arrested five alleged gang members Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of being involved in a string of residential burglaries throughout the area.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: November 29, 2012
Deadly gang feud in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto triggers multi-agency crackdown (East Palo Alto, CA): More than a dozen shootings and several slayings in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park over the last six months are linked to a deadly feud between two rival street gangs, police chiefs from the two cities said Tuesday.
Source: Palo Alto Daily News Date: November 28, 2012
Two gang members jailed for killing rival (Winnipeg, MB): Two young Winnipeg gang members have admitted to shooting a criminal rival to death as part of a long-standing, violent feud.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: November 28, 2012
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