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Gang member arrested in connection with shooting (Santa Maria, CA): Detectives with the Santa Maria Police Department's Gang Suppression Team arrested a documented criminal street gang member on Thursday when he appeared in court for a scheduled appearance on an unrelated crime.
Source: Noozhawk Date: September 20, 2012
Cop, gang member testify in Latin King member's murder trial (Chicago, IL): The trial of a Chicago man accused of racketeering and murder continued Thursday with evidence about two murders, including one in East Chicago.
Source: Post-Tribune Date: September 20, 2012
Police start gang prevention in the third grade (Apple Valley, CA): California's San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies will begin talking to Apple Valley third-graders this fall to get an early jump on keeping youth out of gangs.
Source: WCSH 6 News Date: September 20, 2012
Foster teen leaves old gang life behind with tattoo's removal (Winter Park, FL): Sixteen-year-old Chico still bears the mark of a gang on his neck, but the one on his face is nearly gone now. The scars on his soul will not fade so easily. "I got a lot of people helping me," he says. "I don't want to go back to that life. I was tired of running."
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: September 20, 2012
Deliberations begin in deadly gang shooting (Winnipeg, MB): A Winnipeg jury is now deciding the fate of a man accused of pulling the trigger in a deadly gang-related shooting.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: September 20, 2012
New Haven bike gangs robbing pedestrians, police cracking down (New Haven, CT): Roving gangs of kids on bikes are again robbing and intimidating people, and police vowed to saturate neighborhoods to send a strong message.
Source: New Haven Register Date: September 19, 2012
Federal prosecutors indict 21 on gun, drug charges (Boise, ID) : Federal prosecutors say a grand jury has issued indictments for 21 gang members or gang associates accused of a variety of drug and firearm crimes.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune Date: September 19, 2012
Gang associate escapes injury in targeted downtown Vancouver shooting (Vancouver, BC): A gang associate escaped injury Tuesday afternoon when his black pickup was sprayed with bullets in a targeted shooting in Vancouver’s West End.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: September 19, 2012
Drive-by shooting was gang-related (Monrovia, CA) : A shooting that wounded a Monrovia woman Saturday night was carried out by three gang members, two of whom the city has served notice of its gang injunction, Monrovia Police Chief Jim Hunt told the City Council Tuesday.
Source: MonroviaPatch Date: September 19, 2012
Multiple charges filed in massive southside gang crackdown (Indianapolis, IN): Members of two southside gangs face multiple charges as Marion County continues its crackdown on gang activity. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry charged members of the "Problem Child Gang" and "Fountain Square Boyz" with crimes ranging from criminal gang activity to battery and corrupt business influence.
Source: WXIN FOX 59 News Date: September 19, 2012
Suspected gang member in court on weapons, drug charges (Framingham, MA) : A suspected member of the Latin Kings street gang is scheduled to be arraigned today in Framingham District Court on gun and marijuana charges, police said.
Source: The MetroWest Daily News Date: September 19, 2012
Winnipeg gangster, 13, denied bail (Winnipeg, MB): The general public would be shocked and its confidence in the justice system undermined if a 13-year-old street gang member accused of being the "planner" in an alarming robbery-conspiracy case were granted bail, a Manitoba judge said Tuesday.
Source: Canoe News Date: September 19, 2012
Orange Co. sheriff says violent crime number down, gangs linked to majority (Orange County, FL): On Wednesday at the 2012 Community Crime Summit Sheriff Jerry Demmings told the hundreds who attended that for the fourth year in a row violent crime is down. In fact, it's down 7 percent from this same time last year. But, he said, gangs are linked to 50 percent of violent crime in the county.
Source: WFTV 9 News Date: September 19, 2012
Seven alleged gang members arrested (Indianapolis, IN): Indianapolis metropolitan police say they are holding seven suspected gang members in connection with the intimidation of a 16-year-old, and residents of the Near-Southside neighborhood where the incident occurred said Friday that they are concerned about increased gang activity in the area.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: September 19, 2012
Law enforcement continues to target gang activity (Alice, TX): A one-and-a-half hour meeting behind closed doors took place Wednesday afternoon to continue efforts to crack down on gang activity.
Source: Alice Echo-News Journal Date: September 19, 2012
Second day of Latin Kings gang member's trial focuses mostly on crimes committed by others (Hammond, IN): The second day of Martin "Lefty" Anaya's trial on criminal racketeering charges focused little on the man himself. Other self-proclaimed Latin Kings gang members testified in detail Wednesday to their involvement in several murders in Northwest Indiana — murders they say Anaya had nothing to do with.
Source: The Times Date: September 19, 2012
Sureno gang is most powerful in Oklahoma prisons, intelligence officer says (Oklahoma City, OK): Even though they are relatively few in number, the California-based Sureno gang is the most powerful group operating in Oklahoma prisons today, a state Corrections Department intelligence officer told The Oklahoman.
Source: The Oklahoman Date: September 19, 2012
SJ city council holds study session on police response to crime (San Jose, CA): San Jose City Council members, Mayor Chuck Reed, Police Chief Chris Moore and others gathered Tuesday night at City Hall for a public study session on the police response to violent crime and gang activity.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: September 19, 2012
Victim had received gang protection (Saskatoon, SK): The Saskatoon Correctional Centre inmate who died mysteriously in jail last week had a history of violent outbursts against other inmates and staff, one of the centre's guards said.
Source: The StarPhoenix Date: September 18, 2012
Much of recent Lowell violence blamed on gang retaliation (Lowell, MA): It started on Aug. 26, around midnight, when a 32-year-old Lowell man with gang ties that date back years turned up at Lowell General Hospital/Saints Campus after being shot four times on Gorham Street.
Source: The Lowell Sun Date: September 18, 2012
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