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Gang member gets four years for probation violation (Loudoun County, VA) : A Loudoun County Circuit Court judge sentenced imposed a suspended sentence on an 18th Street gang member after finding the man had violated the terms of his probation.
Source: AshburnPatch Date: September 26, 2012
Man handed life prison term in gang-related killing (Tulsa, OK): A man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for a Tulsa murder committed almost 21 months ago. Joseph "Joker" Hermosillo pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in connection with the Dec. 31, 2010, fatal shooting of Donnie Clint Fitzpatrick, 26.
Source: Tulsa World Date: September 26, 2012
Insane Clown Posse files lawsuit against FBI over labeling fans a 'gang' (Michigan): Insane Clown Posse have taken legal action against officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after their face-painted fans were added to the organization's National Gang Threat Assessment list.
Source: Star Pulse Date: September 26, 2012
Forming Kaos Gangsters win lengthy prison trips in Mexican Mafia conspiracies (Orange County, CA): A federal judge in Orange County has sentenced two members of Forming Kaos (FK), the Costa Mesa-based criminal street gang, to lengthy prison trips for participating in conspiracies that benefited the notorious Mexican Mafia.
Source: OC Weekly Date: September 26, 2012
Taking back the streets, gang series part 2 (Alice, TX): The Alice Police Department has been making a few changes to better deal with gang violence in the City of Alice.
Source: Alice Echo-News Journal Date: September 26, 2012
Two men wounded in East San Jose double shooting (San Jose, CA): Two men were hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a Tuesday evening street shooting that investigators believe is gang-related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: September 26, 2012
Long Beach Police arrest three teens in gang-related slaying (Long Beach, CA): After working through the night, police arrested three teenagers for the fatal shooting of a Long Beach resident who was gunned down in front of a 12-year-old girl late Tuesday.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: September 26, 2012
Prison gang leader pleads guilty after promising to defy government (Baltimore, MD): A co-founder of the Dead Man Incorporated prison gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in the group's murder-for-hire and drug-dealing conspiracy — ensuring that the former Baltimorean serves a life sentence even as he promised followers in missives from behind bars that he would continue to defy the government.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: September 26, 2012
Three arrested in Monticello for felony gang assault (Monticello, NY): Monticello police have arrested Shamhrial Brown (23) of Hurleyville, Terrence Hulse (29) of Monticello and Earl Singer IV (27) of the Bronx following an investigation into the gang assault upon two males victims. The defendants were each charged with felony gang assault in the 1st degree and misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree.
Source: The River Reporter Date: September 26, 2012
Bricktown gang member sentenced to eight years in prison (Syracuse, NY): A member of the Bricktown street gang was sentenced to eight years in prison today on a racketeering conviction.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: September 26, 2012
Gang unit makes arrests (Saskatoon, SK): Samurai swords, sawed-off shotguns and a bulletproof vest were among the items seized following "two significant investigations" in the past week, said a member of the Saskatoon Police Service's street gang unit.
Source: The StarPhoenix Date: September 25, 2012
Three days, five shot, two dead in Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN): After two men died from gang-related shootings last week -- one in retaliation for the other -- Chattanooga police launched a saturation sweep in high-crime neighborhoods.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: September 25, 2012
Judge exonerates former LA gang member of murder (Los Angeles, CA): A courtroom erupted in applause, cheers and shouts of "We love you" as a former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn't commit was exonerated and set free Monday.
Source: The Associated Press Date: September 25, 2012
Alleged Medford gang-related shooter arrested in California (Fresno, CA) : A man wanted for his involvement in a Medford gang-related shooting has been arrested.
Source: KOBI 5 News Date: September 25, 2012
Officer who shot gang member hailed as hero (San Francisco, CA) : The parolee who was shot by an officer in the Mission district Thursday had apparently been planning to commit a gang-related killing that very night, police Chief Greg Suhr said Monday.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner Date: September 25, 2012
Chicago Crime Commission proposes solutions for reducing gang violence (Chicago, IL): The Chicago Crime Commission is strongly urging two practical responses to address the daily deadly gang violence that continues to plague the city of Chicago.
Source: PRNewswire Date: September 25, 2012
Two Stockton men booked on weapon and child endangerment charges (Stockton, CA): A Stockton police community response team took a documented gang member and another man off the street Monday afternoon on weapon and child endangerment charges.
Source: News10 Date: September 25, 2012
Two injured in Tuesday shooting in Moses Lake (Moses Lake, WA): Two people were injured in an early-morning shooting. Tuesday outside Frontier Middle School in what police suspect was a gang-related incident.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald Date: September 25, 2012
Simon City Royal gang member accused of multiple burglaries, causing terror (Ocean Springs, MS): Joshua Jones Galjour, 32, of Maple Street in Ocean Springs faces several burglary charges and one count of burglary of an occupied dwelling causing terror, according to Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd.
Source: WLOX News Date: September 25, 2012
Investigation uncovers murder conspiracy (Reno, NV): The Regional Gang unit says an arrest made Tuesday September 18th, helped to uncover a murder conspiracy. Now, two additional men are behind bars for planning to kill a rival gang member.
Source: KOLO 8 News Date: September 25, 2012
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