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Forum addresses gang violence and suggests solutions (Chattanooga, TN) : A group of concerned citizens wants Chattanooga's Gang Task Force to include a gang member's perspective while trying to battle the problem.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9 Date: May 3, 2012
Anti-gang groups FEDUP 4-U, FED UP with Bullies to hold talent contest at Williamstown Middle School (Monroe Township, NJ): A South Jersey anti-gang group with a presence as far off as Atlanta and Detroit is coming to Williamstown Middle School, as Gloucester County is the next of many stops in its travels.
Source: Gloucester County Times Date: May 2, 2012
Suspect caught in Lemoore gang shooting (Lemoore, CA): A man accused in a recent gang shooting was apprehended on Tuesday when he arrived at a scheduled meeting with his parole officer.
Source: Hanford Sentinel Date: May 2, 2012
Trio in court for possible gang retaliation killing (Oceanside, CA): There was no confrontation, no argument before the bullets flew. Just a group of men uttering a gang challenge ---- which the victim ignored --- and then deadly gunfire on an Oceanside street, a witness testified Wednesday.
Source: North County Times Date: May 2, 2012
10 students arrested after gang-related fight at Scott High (Toledo, OH): A gang-related fight at Scott High School led to the arrest of 10 students, police said. The fight, which started at about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, happened in a school hallway, according to a police incident report.
Source: The Blade Date: May 2, 2012
Chattanooga teen shooting thought to be gang-related (Chattanooga, TN): A young man was hospitalized after a Wednesday night shooting that police believe was another instance of gang violence, police spokesman Nathan Hartwig reported.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: May 2, 2012
Gang crime leads to murder (La Crosse, WI): The murder of Sara Hougom was a random act of violence and the possible link to gang activity.
Source: WEAU 13 News Date: May 2, 2012
Local officials praise passage of anti-gang bill in Tennessee Legislature (Chattanooga, TN): Four months after announcing their intent to recommend anti-gang legislation to the Tennessee General Assembly, city officials called the approval of a bill to make gang activity prosecutable under the state's racketeering laws a "landmark" moment.
Source: Nooga.com Date: May 2, 2012
Hillsboro police arrest man, 25, in gang-related assault with baseball bat (Hillsboro, OR): Hillsboro police have accused a 25-year-old man of striking a Hillsboro man in the head with a baseball bat, fracturing the man's skull and bruising his brain during a gang-related attack last month, the department said.
Source: The Oregonian Date: May 2, 2012
Reputed Bloods gang member charged with Bound Brook murder asks to move trial (Somerville, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member charged with fatally shooting a Teaneck man near the Bound Brook train station last year has asked a Superior Court judge to hold his trial somewhere else.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: May 2, 2012
Police investigating alleged gang shooting (Peoria, IL): Peoria police are investigating a shooting that allegedly took place between the members of two gangs Monday afternoon.
Source: MSNBC Date: May 2, 2012
Local outreach group works toward ending gang violence (Syracuse, NY): From drive-by shootings to stabbings, to the murders of a 20-month-old toddler and former high school football standout, gang-related crime has been a constant as of late in the city of Syracuse.
Source: WSYR 9 News Date: May 2, 2012
Woodbridge residents convene to discuss gang violence (Woodbridge, CA): It was a full house on Wednesday night in Woodbridge as community members met with San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies to discuss the sudden spike in gang-related crimes in their community.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: May 2, 2012
Federal officials use anti-racketeering law to charge 11 members of V-NOT gang on Syracuse's South Side (Syracuse, NY): Thirty-six days in the fall of 2010 show how quickly street gang violence can sweep innocent victims into its path, federal prosecutors in Syracuse said Tuesday.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: May 2, 2012
Students ordered to cut, dye "gang-related" hair styles (Texarkana, TX): Some East Texas parents are upset with school officials, who ordered their children's hair either be 'cut or dyed out of concern their styles could be a symbol of gang activity.
Source: WAFB 9 News Date: May 1, 2012
Is anti-crime program best way to curb black-on-black violence? (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati experienced a 41-percent decrease in gang-related homicides and a 21-percent drop in fatal and non-fatal shootings from mid-2007 through 2010, compared to the previous three years, thanks to an internationally acclaimed anti-violence program.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer Date: May 1, 2012
Three-year-old girl shot on Bridgeport street (Bridgeport, CT): Police said a 3-year-old girl was caught in the crossfire of rival gangs as she crossed a West Side street with her mother.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: May 1, 2012
Mall memo warning about gang activity unfounded in Rome, police say (Rome, GA) : A memo passed out to all tenants at Mount Berry Square mall warning people that gangs are using children as bait to "lure women to residences under false pretenses" is unfounded, police said.
Source: Rome News-Tribune Date: May 1, 2012
Security bolstered for hearing on Appleton 'gang-related' stabbing (Appleton, WI): Law enforcement closely guarded the courthouse Monday during the court appearance of Chaivi Xiong, who pleaded not guilty to what police say was a gang-related stabbing last month.
Source: The Post-Crescent Date: May 1, 2012
Two teens injured in gang-related stabbing (Placentia, CA): Police are investigating a gang-related attack that left two juveniles suffering from stab wounds Monday night.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: May 1, 2012
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