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Monterey County Sheriff arrest gang member in San Lucas (San Lucas, CA): Monterey County Sheriff Department made an arrest of a gang member Thursday just after midnight on Highway 198 near 101 in San Lucas.
Source: KION 46 News Date: September 6, 2012
Man wounded in Anaheim shooting (Anaheim, CA): A man in his 20s was seriously injured in a shooting early Thursday morning that police believe was gang-related.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 6, 2012
Hire gang specialist and increase amnesty programs (Omaha, NE): A gun violence task force suggests the City of Omaha should expand local gun amnesty and buyback programs, hire an additional police gang specialist and push for new ways to intervene with at-risk youth while imposing stricter punishments on violent offenders.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: September 6, 2012
Ganging up on the gangstas: Cops monitor texts and Facebook messages, ramp up stop-and-frisks (Manhattan, NY) : The case brought against a gang in Morris Heights last week illustrates everything going on in the Bronx, and in neighborhoods across the city, with kids, guns, stop-and-frisk and victims who won't cooperate with police, generating more gunfire on the streets.
Source: New York Daily News Date: September 6, 2012
Upcoming handball tournament a chance for rival groups to get along (Lodi, CA): A simple game that was virtually unknown in Lodi a year ago has gained traction as a favored sport among teenagers. The handball craze started with a gang specialist and youth outreach worker, Ruben Y. Guardiola, organizing lunchtime handball games at Lodi High School. Fewer fights broke out while kids were playing.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: September 6, 2012
Texas gang leader pleads guilty in drug case (Houston, TX): The leader of a notorious street gang has pleaded guilty in a South Texas case of protecting drug lords and their loads.
Source: The Baytown Sun Date: September 6, 2012
McKenna praises anti-gang efforts, talks policy (Yakima, WA): Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna said Thursday that Yakima County leaders are an example for the rest of the state in fighting gangs. Speaking at the Downtown Yakima Rotary meeting, the state attorney general referred to his work with local law enforcement and community leaders in drafting anti-gang bills in previous legislative sessions.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: September 6, 2012
Anger over Chief Keef's Tweet mocking rival's murder explodes online (Chicago, IL): Two days after he took to Twitter to mock the murder of a rival teenage gangster rapper, Chief Keef Thursday faced a massive backlash of online outrage.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: September 6, 2012
Cops: A year later, streets are safer (Gilroy, CA): Last fall, Gilroy Police wrapped up the 39-agency, 16-month undercover sting known as Operation Garlic Press that culminated with a four-day arrest blitz of 118 suspects – and one year later, police say Gilroy streets are safer.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch Date: September 6, 2012
Gang arrests made in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA): Five gang contacts, multiple citations and two arrests were made near Santa Barbara High School and the Milpas Street corridor during a saturation patrol Wednesday.
Source: KCOY 12 News Date: September 6, 2012
Four Fayetteville teens charged with theft, gang activity (Fayetteville, GA): The Fayetteville Police Department and Fayette County Sheriff's Office arrested four teens on Thursday.
Source: WXIA 11 News Date: September 6, 2012
Pay raises at juvenile justice agency stir controversy (Austin, TX): While other state agencies were freezing positions and downsizing because of Texas' tight economy, the state's juvenile corrections department handed out pay raises in March to 13 top officials — even as the agency was mired in controversy over its inability to curb violence and gang activity at its lockups.
Source: Austin American-Statesman Date: September 6, 2012
Gang members behind bars for car burglaries (San Juan, TX) : Three suspected gang members are behind bars connected to a crime spree which had been plaguing a San Juan neighborhood. Action 4 News met with a Facebook follower whose property was a target for the criminals several times over.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News Date: September 6, 2012
Deputies arrest San Lucas man after vehicle check (San Lucas, CA): Sheriff's deputies arrested a San Lucas man on gun, drug and gang-related charges after an early-morning vehicle check at a highway turnout.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 6, 2012
Mexican Mafia gang member arrested in Seguin (Seguin, TX): Police in Seguin have arrested another suspected member of the Mexican Mafia gang. According to the Seguin Gazette, Daniel "Danny Boy" Raymond Gonzales turned himself in to police on Wednesday.
Source: Seguin Gazette Date: September 6, 2012
Shooter goes to jail (Half Moon Bay, CA): The alleged gunman responsible for last year's Grove Street gang shooting has accepted a plea deal that would send him to prison for 14 years.
Source: Half Moon Bay Review Date: September 6, 2012
Anti-gang rules prevent child from wearing Manning jersey (Greeley, CO): A third grader in Greeley, Colo. can't wear his new Peyton Manning jersey because Manning's No. 18 is affiliated with an area gang.
Source: USA Today Date: September 5, 2012
City cleans up 'satanic' and 'gangg graffiti in Hollydale Park (South Gate, CA): The South Gate Public Works Department has told South Gate Patch Latino that the recent satanic and gang-related graffiti, that was spotted early this week in Hollydale Regional Park, has been cleaned up.
Source: SouthGatePatch Date: September 5, 2012
Gang slogans yelled, shots fired (Salinas, CA): Three people escaped injury Saturday night during a gang-related shooting in east Salinas, police said.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: September 5, 2012
None hurt in San Jose gang-shooting (San Jose, CA): San Jose police were investigating gang-related shooting that took place on a residential street Sunday evening.
Source: CBS San Francisco Date: September 5, 2012
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