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Police maintain 'presence' at reputed gang member's funeral (Chicago, IL): This time, the cops brought the guns to the funeral. Last week, a killer shocked Chicago when he fatally shot a reputed gang member on the steps of a South Side church after a funeral for another man.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: December 4, 2012
Reputed gang member scheduled to be tried for murder (Lawrenceville, GA): A reputed gang member is scheduled to stand trial this week for the drug-fueled murder of 19-year-old Angelo Larocca.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post Date: December 3, 2012
Gang-fighting budget gets boost in Lodi (Lodi, CA): The Lodi Police Department soon will sponsor a gun buyback program and offer to pay for reforming gang members to cover up tattoos that express their affiliation, Chief Mark Helms said.
Source: The Record Date: December 3, 2012
Stopping gang crime by taking down taggers (Prosser, WA): If there's one down side to this mild weather, it's that taggers are still out in full force at a time when many graffiti cases normally go down. In Prosser, police say many cases are going unreported and it can ultimately lead to gang activity.
Source: KEPR-TV News Date: December 3, 2012
C.A. holds gang members responsible for killing of confederate (Los Angeles, CA): Four gang members were properly convicted of the murder of a fellow member who was killed when a rival gang member shot at them in self-defense, the Court of Appeal for this district ruled Friday.
Source: Metropolitan News-Enterprise Date: December 3, 2012
Gang violence claims one life, three arrests made (Lopezville, TX): Three gang members are facing murder charges for gunning down a rival gang member in Lopezville over the weekend.
Source: KURV 710 News Date: December 3, 2012
Alleged gunman in gang slaying: 'I did what I had to do' (Edinburg, TX): It was self-defense, the Texas Chicano Brotherhood gang member told the judge moments after he was charged with murder in the early Sunday slaying of a Tri-City Bomber.
Source: The Monitor Date: December 3, 2012
Gang sign reads, "I KILL FOLKS" on Richland Co. DSS office (Richland County, SC): The Richland County Sheriff's Department is investigating several gang signs that were tagged on the Department of Social Services office building over the weekend.
Source: WCSC 5 News Date: December 3, 2012
Suspect appears in court on gang-related attempted murder (Clark County, WA): A 21-year-old man linked with the Sureno street gang appeared Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree attempted murder and assault of a gang associate in August.
Source: The Columbian Date: December 3, 2012
Police: Gang member arrested in attack on Sandy victim (Yonkers, NY): A reputed Yonkers gang member has been arrested in the stabbing of a New York City man displaced by Hurricane Sandy, police said.
Source: Yonkers Daily Voice Date: December 3, 2012
Defendant in 'Dead Presidents' trial was a known, active gang member, expert said (San Bernardino, CA): A police detective testified Monday that Froylan Chiprez - the remaining defendant in the 2000 "Dead Presidents" quadruple homicide - was an active and high-ranking gang member at the time.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: December 3, 2012
Arrests made in gang-related killing (Phoenix, AZ): Police have made an arrest in connection to the death of a man whose body was found dumped in front of a business.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News Date: December 3, 2012
SCMPD detectives work to stop gang activity (Savannah, GA): Savannah Chatham Metro Police say they're learning more and more about the key players in some of Savannah's largest gangs, including two men involved in the Coastal Empire Fair shooting.
Source: WTOC 11 News Date: December 3, 2012
Allow youth gang members into witness protection, RCMP says (Ottawa, ON): Youth gang members – not just mobsters, bikers and other traditional protectees – should be allowed into the federal witness protection program as part of a sweeping modernization, the RCMP says.
Source: The Globe and Mail Date: December 2, 2012
No revival for Baltimore Street Gang (Middletown, MD): The Baltimore Street Gang terrorized a Middletown neighborhood for years through assaults, robberies, drug dealing and eventually a New Year’s Eve homicide, according to police.
Source: Journal-News Date: December 2, 2012
Man killed in rival gang shooting (Harlingen, TX): A man was fatally shot in Lopezville early Sunday morning. Authorities received the call at 1:06 a.m. Police interviewed witnesses at the scene who said the shooting was gang related.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News Date: December 2, 2012
Santa Rosa wins $500,000 grant for anti-gang efforts (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa has won a two-year $500,000 state grant to help expand its efforts to keep kids out of gangs. It's the second time the city has been awarded a California Gang Reduction, Intervention, and Prevention Grant, known as CalGRIP.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: December 2, 2012
Violence at gang funerals 'has gotten way out of control': McCarthy (Chicago, IL): Sherman Miller smiled for the camera and displayed a menacing handgun with an extended clip while he and his pals rode in a funeral procession for slain rapper Joseph "Lil JoJo" Coleman this summer.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: December 2, 2012
Jackson County deputies to be featured on Discovery Channel's gang documentary (Pascagoula, MS): Two of Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd's investigators will be featured in a Discovery Channel documentary this week.
Source: The Mississippi Press Date: December 2, 2012
Nashville woman gets 21 months in witness tampering (Nashville, TN): A Nashville woman connected with the Rollin' '90s Crips gang was sentenced Friday to 21 months in prison for conspiracy to tamper with a federal grand jury witness.
Source: The Tennessean Date: December 1, 2012
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