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Fugitive Bloods member from Columbia arrested in Virginia (Newport News, VA): One of four fugitives sought in connection with federal indictments of alleged Blood Street Gang members and associates has been arrested in Virginia, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: The State Date: July 13, 2012
Revere Police nab five gang members following vandalism (Revere, MA): Revere Police arrested five alleged gang members near Cooledge Street early Thursday morning after callers reported they were smashing the windows of several cars with bricks, according to Revere Police Lt. John Azzari.
Source: The Daily Item Date: July 13, 2012
W. Caldwell men part of foiled deal (West Caldwell, NJ) : Two West Caldwell men got more than they bargained for Friday afternoon in an alleged drug deal that was foiled by State Police in Newark.
Source: The Progress Date: July 13, 2012
Gangs threaten Salvadorans living in US (Washington, DC): The Salvadoran government recently introduced a program that allows citizens of the Central American nation who live in the United States to report crimes that occurred in their home nation.
Source: FOX News Latino Date: July 13, 2012
Family of alleged gang member Cesar Munive sues town of Cicero, Police Officer Dominick Schullo (Berwyn, IL): The family of a 22-year-old man who died after a gang fight last week is suing the town of Cicero and the officer they allege is responsible for his death.
Source: La Grange Park Surburban Life Date: July 13, 2012
Fresno man arrested in gang-related shooting at SW Fresno store (Fresno, CA): A 24-year-old Fresno man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of involvement in a gang-related shooting last month at the Family Express Food Store in Fresno, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: July 13, 2012
40 members of East Oakland gang indicted on drug, weapons charges (Oakland, CA): Forty members of a violent East Oakland gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking, identity theft and firearms possession charges, according to the United States Attorney's office.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 13, 2012
FOP not thrilled with CeaseFire, CPD partnership (Chicago, IL) : The Fraternal Order of Police, which has a history of disagreeing with the Chicago Police Department, is not backing the department's new partnership with anti-gang group CeaseFire.
Source: NBC Chicago Date: July 13, 2012
Camp keeps youth away from gangs (Conway, SC): Qwamic Frazier said art is one of his favorite parts of Camp G.R.E.A.T., along with playing basketball and kickball, and taking field trips, but the 11-year-old made sure his first remark hit home by pulling out his phone to show his realistic drawing of a baseball player.
Source: The Myrtle Beach Sun-News Date: July 13, 2012
Man shot while driving in Northeast Portland in latest gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A man driving along Northeast Sandy Boulevard just after midnight Friday morning was grazed by a bullet in the third gang-related shooting in Portland in 12 hours.
Source: The Oregonian Date: July 13, 2012
Latin Kings drug supplier sentenced (New Haven, CT): A 40-year-old Trumbull man was sentenced Friday to 60 months in federal prison for distributing cocaine to members of the Stamford chapter of the Latin Kings gang, U.S. Attorney David Fein announced in a news release.
Source: Stamford Advocate Date: July 13, 2012
Burglary arrests tied to gang activity (Shreveport, LA): The Bossier Sheriff's Office made six arrest Thursday related to burglaries which police have tied to what they believe is a newly formed gang.
Source: The Times Date: July 13, 2012
Gang-related shooting injures two in Huron (Huron, IN): Two people were injured Friday afternoon in Huron in what police are calling a gang-related shooting between local Norteño and Bulldogs street gangs, Huron police said.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: July 13, 2012
Police patrols stepped up in North Richmond after spate of shootings (North Richmond, CA): A pair of gang-related shootings Thursday separated by only seven blocks and 40 minutes -- and less than 48 hours after another daytime shooting -- have provoked a strong law enforcement presence in this community.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: July 13, 2012
First vacant buildings set to come down Thursday (Chicago, IL): Two out of twelve vacant buildings that are set to be demolished as part of Mayor Emanuel and Supt. Garry McCarthy's initiative to board up or demolish vacant buildings that serve as hubs of gang activity, will come down Thursday.
Source: NBC Chicago Date: July 12, 2012
31 alleged Blood members arrested in latest Columbia crackdown (Columbia, SC): Big Mama Blood. Shotgun. Dread. Tater Head. Tweeze. Killer. Arsonist. Fish. Those were nicknames of suspected Bloods Street Gang members disclosed Wednesday in a federal-state dragnet that netted indictments against 38 Columbia-area men and women on more than 100 crimes, including murder, drug dealing, interstate prostitution and sex trafficking, robbery and using the Internet to file false income tax returns.
Source: The State Date: July 12, 2012
Homicide numbers reveal stark contrast (Chicago, IL): Violent crime has long afflicted minorities in Chicago at a much higher rate than the rest of the population, and the spike in homicides in the first half of this year provides an especially stark measure: 201 of the 259 homicide victims were African-American.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: July 12, 2012
Group gathers in Chattanooga to battle gangs (Chattanooga, TN): As many as 75 children piled into the sanctuary at Olivet Baptist Church Wednesday afternoon for an anti-gang and violence rally.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: July 12, 2012
Blade sues city over gang territory map (Toledo, OH): The Blade filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the city of Toledo claiming the city's police department is violating the Ohio Public Records Act for refusing to provide access to a "gang boundaries map" that police use to monitor increasing gang activities and a record number of shootings this year.
Source: The Blade Date: July 12, 2012
Oxnard streets are getting safer (Oxnard, CA): The City of Oxnard gang injunction seems to be working. On Monday, July 10, the Oxnard Police Department and the Ventura County District Attorney’s office announced the removal of 81 named individuals from the city’s gang injunction lists.
Source: Ventura County Reporter Date: July 12, 2012
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