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Shooting in Anaheim leaves man in critical condition (Anaheim, CA): A man was seriously injured Friday night in a shooting that police suspect to be gang-related, authorities said. Based on the circumstances, police suspect that the shooting is gang-related, Dunn said. Authorities identified the victim as a documented gang member.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 26, 2012
Four teens to be tried as adults in Roosevelt Park fatal beating (San Jose, CA): Four teenage boys arrested in the gang-related beating death of a 14-year-old boy in Roosevelt Park in April will be tried as adults and if convicted, could be sentenced to life in prison, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 26, 2012
County will seek to try 15-year-old shooting suspect as adult (Yakima, WA): Yakima County prosecutors will seek to try Daniel Perez Jr. as an adult for the shooting death of a man in downtown Yakima earlier this week that authorities are characterizing as gang-related.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: October 26, 2012
'No snitch' street code complicates trial — and gang unit's job (Seattle, WA): JaeBrione Gary says he wanted revenge after he was wounded in a shooting outside a fast-food restaurant in Skyway in May, but exacting vengeance from the witness stand was not what he had in mind.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: October 26, 2012
Two Anaheim gang members arrested in shooting that wounds one (Anaheim, CA): Two gang members have been arrested in connection with a shooting that left a 30-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 26, 2012
Lack of anti-gang officers in court criticized (Vancouver, BC): The presence of uniformed anti-gang officers in B.C. courthouses during gang trials can prevent violence from breaking out, former solicitor general and longtime police officer Kash Heed said Wednesday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: October 25, 2012
Man held in the shooting deaths of two teens (Joliet, IL): A Joliet man is being held in lieu of $7 million bail in connection with a gang-related shooting that left two teens dead.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: October 25, 2012
RPD looking to gang members' families for help (Rochester, NY): Today 22-year-old Ashley Johnson has her life in control. She has a job and is going to school to study Business Administration. In her spare time, she volunteers with R.I.S.E Youth Connection. But years ago, when she was 16 years old, Ashley's future didn’t shine so bright. She was a member of a gang and was constantly getting into fights.
Source: WHAM 13 News Date: October 25, 2012
Students arrested, one tasered after gang-related fight (Ferndale, MI): Six students at Taft Adult Education Center in Ferndale following a fight involving a street gang. According to police, members of a gang called "Band Crew" were ejected from the school on Wednesday when they tried to pick a fight with another student.
Source: CBS Detroit Date: October 25, 2012
Vancouver police investigating gang-related attack (Vancouver, WA): Vancouver police are investigating a gang-related attack that sent two people to the hospital. According to detectives, someone stabbed a woman at about 8:45 Wednesday night.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News Date: October 25, 2012
Fight between rival gang members ends with man dead in Lakewood (Lakewood, WA): A fight over whose street gang was better ended early Wednesday with one man shot dead at a Lakewood apartment complex and another in jail.
Source: The News Tribune Date: October 25, 2012
Boys & Girls Club gets $35,240 grant (Sanger, CA): The Sanger City Council has approved an application submitted by the Boys and Girls Club of Fresno County for $35,240 to implement a new project, Street SMART, a gang prevention and resiliency program.
Source: The Sanger Herald Date: October 25, 2012
Confessed accomplice in Newark schoolyard killings testifies last defendant was gang member (Newark, NJ): Growing up in the Ivy Hill section of Newark, Shahid Baskerville came to differentiate between the many gangs that populated the area, he told a jury in court this morning.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: October 25, 2012
Anti-gang panel sets ways to ID violent offenders (St. Paul, MN): A state council of citizens and law enforcement officials have adopted updated criteria to help police quickly identify gang members and violent criminals.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: October 25, 2012
Rockford residents bring gang violence concerns to Rockford P.D. gang unit (Rockford, IL): Rockford police say they try to keep an open line of communication with people in the city, sometimes that communication's only one direction, especially when it comes to gang violence.
Source: WREX 13 News Date: October 25, 2012
Teenager talks about gang life (Watsonville, CA) : Gang leaders are "fighting for the hearts, minds and souls of our youth," Watsonville Police Chief Manny Solano told the crowd of participants at Wednesday's Youth Violence Prevention Planning Summit in Live Oak.
Source: WatsonvillePatch Date: October 25, 2012
Vancouver police investigating gang-related stabbing, assault (Vancouver, WA): Police continue to investigate a gang-related stabbing and assault of two people Wednesday night in Vancouver.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 25, 2012
Man pleads guilty to gang shooting (Spokane, WA) : A man, charged in a gang-related shooting in which a 6-year-old girl was hit in the foot, pleaded guilty today in Spokane County Superior Court.
Source: The Spokesman-Review Date: October 25, 2012
Lower Valley gang-related assault suspect surrenders (El Paso, TX): A 19-year-old man wanted in connection with a gang-related assault in the Lower Valley surrendered Wednesday at the El Paso Police Central Regional Command Center, a police spokesman said.
Source: El Paso Times Date: October 25, 2012
Jury convicts gang member of murder in a hold-up (Marion County, IN): A jury has convicted a 20-year-old alleged member of an Eastside street gang for the June 2011 murder of Clayton Battice, the Marion County Prosecutor's Office announced today.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: October 25, 2012
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