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Belle Haven residents rattled by growing gang-related violence (Menlo Park, CA): A spate of shootings in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood this month has residents on edge and city officials scrambling to quell the violence before it gets further out of hand.
Source: Palo Alto Daily News Date: November 20, 2012
Three men charged in gang-involved assault in Montgomery County (Montgomery County, MD): Three men have been arrested in connection with a gang-involved assault in Montgomery County. According to Montgomery County police, a dispute over the victim's beer escalated, and a group of people the victim did not know struck him repeatedly in the face and head with broken bottles.
Source: The Washington Post Date: November 20, 2012
Third member of 'Get Money Boys' arrested (La Crosse, WI): A third member of the "Get Money Boys" gang faces charges in an October home invasion.
Source: The La Crosse Tribune Date: November 20, 2012
Police identify victim as gang member (Youngstown, OH): Police have identified the city's latest murder victim as a member of the H-Block South Side street gang, but are not yet sure if that gang affiliation led to his murder.
Source: The Vindicator Date: November 20, 2012
Man convicted in gang-related murder (Sacramento, CA): District Attorney Jan Scully recently announced that Nestor Ardon was convicted by jury of second degree murder and personal use of a knife and gang enhancement as well as two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and personal use of knife and gang enhancements.
Source: Sacramento Today Date: November 20, 2012
Five from Camden charged in two homicides (Camden, NJ): Five Camden residents were charged Tuesday in two unrelated homicides this year, including a gang-related killing in July, one of the city's deadliest months in more than six decades.
Source: The Inquirer Date: November 20, 2012
Albuquerque High School shuns rosaries, says they're linked to gang activity (Albuquerque, NM): Ideally, high school dress codes protect students from excessive distractions that typically arrive in the form of too much skin or clothing with inappropriate imagery.
Source: The Huffington Post Date: November 20, 2012
St. Paul gang feud blamed in killing (St. Paul, MN): Authorities are linking an ongoing gang feud in St. Paul to last month's fatal shooting of Naressa Turner, who allegedly had a role in or "intimate knowledge" of the killing of a gang member.
Source: Star Tribune Date: November 20, 2012
Sausalito traffic stop leads to arrest of Antioch gang shooting suspect (Sausalito, CA): An alleged gang member suspected of attempted murder in the East Bay was arrested after a traffic stop in Sausalito, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 20, 2012
New Orleans uber-gang linked to little Briana Allen's murder during birthday party (New Orleans, LA): State and federal investigators are honing in what Orleans Parish prosecutors describe as a 10th Ward uber-gang formed from three neighborhood clans. Members of the gang, known as the One-Tenners, are responsible for a host of assaults across the city, prosecutors claim, apparently including the murder of 5-year-old Briana Allen in May during a birthday party in Central City.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: November 20, 2012
Three suspected gang members arrested in connection with assault (Montgomery County, MD): Montgomery County police arrested two men and a juvenile who they believe are part of the "La Raza" street gang on charges that they beat a man in the head and face with broken glass bottles at a party in Silver Spring earlier this month.
Source: The Washington Times Date: November 20, 2012
Family: FBI refused to act in gang execution to protect wiretap (Minneapolis, MN): If police know about a murder plot, how far should they go to stop it? A FOX 9 exclusive gives a rare glimpse inside a notorious Minneapolis gang that executed a member last year even though police knew of the plan.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News Date: November 20, 2012
Utah Supreme Court to reconsider Ogden gang injunctions (Ogden, UT): The Utah Supreme Court is likely to reconsider a controversial series of restraining orders against members of one gang, prohibiting them from associating with each other within most of city limits.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: November 20, 2012
County Gang Commission says more money needed to combat gangs (Yakima, WA): Yakima County's Gang Commission is asking the state for more money to fight gang activity. The commission met with state officials this afternoon to discuss increasing funding.
Source: KIMA News Date: November 20, 2012
Four indicted in Atlanta lounge murder (Atlanta, GA): A quartet of alleged gang members and bandits was indicted last week by a Fulton County grand jury in connection with the August shooting death of a west Atlanta lounge owner.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: November 19, 2012
Third 'Jack Boys' member gets 250 years in prison (Atlanta, GA): The third man in a trio of gang members convicted last month of terrorizing Atlanta neighborhoods in a deadly 2010 crime spree was sentenced Monday to 250 years in prison.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: November 19, 2012
Anti-gang program starts in Quincy (Quincy, WA): A program to stop children from joining gangs started in Quincy, with classes for fourth-grade and seventh-grade students. Police Officer Julie Fuller presented information on the progress with the Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) program at a recent city council meeting.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald Date: November 19, 2012
Target in two gang shootings now accused in third (Seattle, WA) : A Seattle teen twice targeted in a turf war between two area street gangs has now been charged in a third shooting that left a boy seriously injured.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: November 19, 2012
Gang member acquitted in rapper killing (Spokane, WA): A Spokane jury today acquitted a gang member of helping kill an aspiring rapper and two other charges that would have resulted in a prison term of life without the possibility of parole.
Source: The Spokesman-Review Date: November 19, 2012
Three gang suspects in Niles are indicted (Warren, OH): Three Niles teens were indicted Friday by a Trumbull County grand jury that alleges they are part of a street gang known as the Savages.
Source: Tribune Chronicle Date: November 17, 2012
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