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Teenager struck in drive-by shooting, believed to be gang-related (West Valley City, CA): A teenage boy was shot late Thursday in what is believed to be a gang-related incident.
Source: Deseret News Date: July 20, 2012
Reputed gang leader charged with murder (San Francisco, CA): A reputed gang leader made his first court appearance in San Francisco on Friday following his return from North Carolina, where he moved shortly after an innocent father and two sons were killed four years ago in a mistaken gang shooting.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: July 20, 2012
Wanted gang member apprehended after chase in Capitola, Soquel (Capitola, CA): Capitola police arrested a 27-year-old gang member who tried to elude authorities in a car chase. Hugo Norato Castro is a gang member on federal probation in Bakersfield, said Capitola police Sgt. Mark Gonzalez.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 20, 2012
Suspected Kurdish Pride gang member is killed (Nashville, TN): A man on a list of suspected Kurdish Pride gang members that Metro Nashville police want barred from going into Paragon Mills and Providence parks was shot and killed Tuesday.
Source: The Tennessean Date: July 19, 2012
Jobs program offers alternative to gangs (San Francisco, CA): A few of the 80 young people trimming and edging the ivy along the Geary Boulevard median had scars from bullet wounds.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: July 19, 2012
Gang battle uphill for resolute Boston FBI (Boston, MA): The large-scale operations that swept up dozens of alleged Bay State gangbangers in recent weeks give the crime-ravaged communities they operate in relief from deadly gunplay — but only to a point, according to lawmen, who warn other gangsters will fill the vacuum.
Source: Boston Herald Date: July 19, 2012
Police say gang-related shooting injures one in Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): One man is wounded after a shooting this morning near North Las Vegas and Nellis boulevards.
Source: KSNV MyNews3 Date: July 19, 2012
Gang sweep in Holland (Holland, MI): Several law enforcement agencies are involved in an investigation into gang activity in Holland. But police are saying very little about it.
Source: Grand Haven Tribune Date: July 19, 2012
More than seven years in gang stabbing (Wenatchee, WA): An 18-year-old South Side Locos gang member was sentenced to 7 3/4 years in prison Wednesday for stabbing a rival in a Wenatchee neighborhood last year.
Source: The Wenatchee World Date: July 19, 2012
Community leaders discuss an end to gang violence (Toronto, ON): Black community activists are asking to join a meeting with politicians next week to discuss an end to recent gun violence in Toronto.
Source: CTV News Date: July 19, 2012
Vermont corrections chief reports increase in gangs, violence (Montpelier, VT): The man in charge of Vermont's prison system said Thursday there's been an increase in violence behind bars in the state, much of which appears related to gang activity.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: July 19, 2012
Two indicted in 2011 killing of Oakland boy (Oakland, CA): Two alleged gang members were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on charges of murder, assault, weapons violations and racketeering in connection with a spree of violence last year in West Oakland, including a shooting that killed a 1-year-old boy.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: July 19, 2012
Growing CCPD Gang Unit leads to less crime (Corpus Christi, TX): The Corpus Christi Police Department is focusing more attention, more manpower and more equipment on the task of stopping gang-related violence in this city.
Source: KIII News Date: July 19, 2012
Known gang members arrested in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A man and two juveniles were arrested at 2 p.m. Wednesday following a slow-speed pursuit, according to the Salinas Police Department.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: July 19, 2012
Son killed in Greenville shooting was left to die because he was black (Greenville, NC): Greenville Police say a gang-related shooting resulted in the death of and Ayden man, but his family claims it was police who might have delayed medical care that could have saved his life.
Source: WITN 7 News Date: July 19, 2012
City councilors told of planned gang sweep (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa will be conducting a multi-agency gang sweep in the next few weeks, the police chief told city councilors Thursday.
Source: Tulsa World Date: July 19, 2012
Paterson gang member gets 14 years in RICO case (Paterson, NJ): A member of the Paterson Fruit Town and Brick City Brims set of the Bloods street gang was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in federal prison for conspiring to murder and kidnap a rival gang member, according to a press release issued by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.
Source: The Alternative Press Date: July 19, 2012
Shootings, gang violence on the rise in Ottawa (Ottawa, ON): It's too soon to call it the year of the gun, but in the first seven months of 2012, the Ottawa police guns and gangs unit has investigated four more shootings than it did all of last year, including a brazen daylight shooting on Tuesday during a car chase.
Source: Global Toronto Date: July 19, 2012
Vermont has seen increase in violence behind bars (Montpelier, VT): The man in charge of Vermont's prison system says there’s been an increase in violence behind bars in the state, and that much of it appears tied to gang activity.
Source: Burlington Free Press Date: July 19, 2012
Grief and few solutions in wake of mass Toronto shooting (Toronto, ON): A network of police wiretaps and other gang-surveillance measures were put in place Tuesday following the worst mass shooting in Toronto's history.
Source: The Globe and Mail Date: July 18, 2012
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