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ACLU Reacts to 'Gang Activity' in Idaho’s Largest Prison (Boise, ID): The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho says a private contracting company running Idaho’s largest prison is in violation of a settlement reached two years ago.
Source: East Idaho News Date: November 15, 2012
Wanted prison gang members arrested (Corpus Christi, TX): Two prison gang members wanted by police were arrested yesterday at a home on Vanderbilt near Ayers and Norton. A fair amount of drugs were also found inside.
Source: KRIS 6 News Date: November 15, 2012
Gang members keep South Green Park in Hartford clean (Hartford, CT): For years, members of an infamous Hartford gang ruled the streets of the capital city, but now their members said they are cleaning them up. Members of the Los Solidos gang explained to Eyewitness News how they have served prison time and now want to serve the community.
Source: WFSB Eyewitness News 3 Date: November 15, 2012
Hackensack man guilty of reckless manslaughter in street killing of Teaneck man (Hackensack, NJ): A jury on Thursday acquitted a Hackensack man of murder but convicted him of a reduced charge of reckless manslaughter in what authorities said was a gang-related killing three years ago.
Source: The Record Date: November 15, 2012
Columbus graffiti sends gang messages with symbols, designs (Columbus, OH): Gang-related vandalism can be found spray painted in various areas of Columbus. Much of it is meant to send a message, according to experts who decode the graffiti.
Source: WBNS 10 News Date: November 15, 2012
Four co-defendants still awaiting trial (Dodge City, KS): A member of a Dodge City street gang targeted in a federal racketeering case has pleaded guilty to assaulting what he thought were members of a rival gang, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Tuesday.
Source: Dodge City Daily Globe Date: November 15, 2012
Youth outreach workers steer Lodi students away from gangs (Lodi, CA): Two men in Lodi are hoping to give teenage gang members and kids who are considering joining a gang a chance to choose a better life.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: November 14, 2012
Community's help sought to combat gang threat (Nags Head, NC): Welcoming participants to a presentation on "Criminal Street Gang Awareness" at the Kill Devil Hills Town Hall meeting room, KDH Police Criminal Investigations Division Captain Gene Johnson introduced Detective David Johnson and Sergeant Brandon Henderson.
Source: The Outer Banks Sentinel Date: November 14, 2012
Alleged gang member to plead guilty (Hampton, NH): An alleged Latin Kings gang leader and mastermind of a local drug ring at Hampton beach and Seabrook agreed to plead guilty to federal charges that he sold cocaine and other drugs.
Source: Seacoastonline.com Date: November 14, 2012
Teen injured in gang-related attack (Madison, WI): A Madison teenager told police he was punched and kicked by about five men during an attack Tuesday night. Police said they believe the attack is gang-related.
Source: WISC-TV News 3 Date: November 14, 2012
Two arrested in downtown San Rafael gang shooting (San Rafael, CA): Two men were in custody and two others at large after gang violence erupted in downtown San Rafael Tuesday night in a shooting that sent one man to the hospital.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: November 14, 2012
Sting operation targets Norteno gangs (Stockton, CA): An alarming increase in violent gang activity prompted law-enforcement officials from federal, state and local agencies to join forces in a sting operation dubbed Operation Family Feud, resulting in multiple arrests and weapons seizures Wednesday morning.
Source: The Record Date: November 14, 2012
Lowell safety panel cites violence, guns as top issues (Lowell, MA): Police Superintendent Kenneth Lavallee told the City Council's public-safety subcommittee on Tuesday the availability of firearms to drug dealers and gang members has reached epidemic proportions.
Source: The Lowell Sun Date: November 14, 2012
Newburgh gang wars kept at bay as city faces other challenges (Newburgh, NY): For four consecutive nights in 2010, the year Newburgh led the state in homicides per capita, gunfire echoed throughout the city as long-simmering gang violence boiled over.
Source: Newsday Date: November 14, 2012
San Rafael police work to head off reprisals after downtown gang shooting (San Rafael, CA): San Rafael police were working to prevent a potential surge in gang violence Wednesday following a downtown shooting that left a man with a gunshot wound in the back.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 14, 2012
MOB street gang has grown into major threat: police report (Winnipeg, MB): They started out as a small complement of a few Winnipeg hoodlums who believed they could rake in more cash slinging drugs by breaking away from their gang and its baggage of violent rivalry.
Source: Winnipeg Sun Date: November 14, 2012
Gang member arrested in connection with Beacon Hill shooting (Seattle, WA): A 19-year-old gang member suspected of shooting a 17-year-old man in the leg in a Beacon Hill drive-by has been arrested, according to the Seattle Police Department.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: November 14, 2012
Law enforcement across the state work together to combat gangs (Biloxi, MS): Gangs thrive on being secretive and finding different ways to commit crimes without getting in trouble. But in Mississippi, agencies across the state have joined forces to create The Mississippi Association of Gang Investigators to work together to fight gang problems.
Source: WLOX News Date: November 14, 2012
Police believe attack on teen at bus station was gang-related (Madison, WI): Madison police say they believe an attack on a 15-year-old boy at a Metro Transit transfer station Tuesday night was gang-related.
Source: The Capital Times Date: November 14, 2012
Gang awareness focus of Seaside community meeting (Seaside, CA): As gang violence reaches new heights in cities other than Salinas — Seaside, Soledad and Greenfield — Seaside police held a meeting Wednesday to teach residents more about that city's estimated 250 gang members.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: November 14, 2012
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