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Gang killed fellow member after he fled robbery, prosecutors say (Los Angeles, CA): The trial of four alleged gang members who prosecutors said killed a fellow gang member in 1995 in retaliation for abandoning them during a robbery is expected to begin Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 7, 2012
Trumbull drug dealer pleads guilty (Trumbull, CT): A 39-year-old Trumbull man pleaded guilty Tuesday to supplying large amounts of cocaine to alleged members of the Stamford-area Latin Kings gang.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: March 7, 2012
Gang member gets life sentence for stabbing teen girl to death (Volusia County, FL): A South Daytona man was sentenced to life in prison today for his role in a stabbing death that stemmed from a challenge to a physical fight exchanged through test messages.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: March 7, 2012
Gang member guilty of shooting man in back (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange gang member sat silently Wednesday as he was convicted of conspiracy, murder and street terrorism for his role in luring a drug dealer to his execution on a residential street in Orange.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: March 7, 2012
Willits man arrested for street gang robbery, beatings (Ukiah, CA): A Willits man and a 17-year-old male were arrested Sunday for beating and robbing a man of an iPod on State Street in Ukiah.
Source: The Willits News Date: March 7, 2012
Salinas councilwoman's son arrested on weapon and gang charges (Salinas, CA): Authorities confirmed Wednesday night that the son of Salinas City Councilwoman Gloria De La Rosa was arrested this week on suspicion of gang and weapons charges.
Source: The Californian Date: March 7, 2012
Downtown shooting on Wednesday gang-related (Yakima, WA): A shooting that injured a 19-year-old man Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Fourth and Pine streets appears to be gang-related, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: March 7, 2012
Two arrested, one recovering after shooting (Panama City Beach, FL): A Panama City man is expected to recover from a shooting and two others were in jail Wednesday after “gang-related” violence eru
Source: The News Herald Date: March 7, 2012
Gang specialists discuss prevention tactics at San Rafael forum (San Rafael, CA): Gang activity in San Rafael is fueled in large part by the "racism" of the city's culture, a gang expert said Wednesday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: March 7, 2012
Gang activity is increasing 'potential for terrorism-related events' but FBI plans to shut down Gang Intelligence Center (Washington, DC): An FBI budget proposal to eliminate a seven year-old body designed to help counter gang activity is a "mistake" that will hinder efforts to combat violent gangs, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) told the bureau's director during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing Wednesday.
Source: CNSnews.com Date: March 7, 2012
Man stabbed near Second Street in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): A man was stabbed in the back and chest in a gang-motivated attack near the 200 block of Second Street on Wednesday.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: March 7, 2012
Gallery: Criminal tattoos, wear at your own risk (Victoria, BC): These tattoos are from a new Canada Border Services handbook designed to help agents identify criminals and members of crime gangs. A version of the handbook was unofficially released on Feb. 28 by an advocacy group called "Public Intelligence."
Source: Times Colonist Date: March 7, 2012
Know your graffiti: Disses, threats and the Mexican Mafia (Los Angeles, CA): Sometimes the ubiquitous graffiti in South Los Angeles is pure artistic expression. Sometimes it's just kids' tagging and costing business owners or the city a couple hundred bucks in repainting expenses.
Source: OnCentral Date: March 7, 2012
Police arrest gang members (Saskatoon, SK): A street gang in North Battleford has had its wings clipped. Three adults and three youths - members of the Crazy Natives gang - were arrested early Saturday in North Battleford, about 130 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.
Source: The StarPhoenix Date: March 6, 2012
Murder trial begins for gang member once featured on Discovery Channel (Oakland, CA): A gang member once featured in a Discovery Channel documentary series that focused on various police departments' efforts at combating gang violence is now being featured in an Alameda County courtroom as a suspect who killed a teenager because of a red baseball cap.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: March 6, 2012
Indianapolis conference educates Hispanic families on warning signs of gang activity (Indianapolis, IN): The gathering Monday night at George Washington Community High School was small, but the message from city and police leaders was big-time when it comes to gangs: Know the warning signs of gang activity and seek help if your kids are getting involved.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: March 6, 2012
B.C. gangsters in over their heads in Mexico (Kamloops, BC): Gangsters from British Columbia are increasingly doing business with drug cartels in Mexico — a recklessly naive trend that has resulted in five deaths in the past four years, police say.
Source: CBC News Date: March 6, 2012
Sears: Anti-gang bill is moving through Senate (Bennington, VT): Legislation aimed at curbing what some lawmakers and law enforcement officials have labeled a growing gang problem has cleared a Senate panel and will be considered next week by the full chamber.
Source: The Bennington Banner Date: March 6, 2012
Several members of Detroit Boys gang arrested in Knoxville (Knoxville, TN): Seven members of a gang called The Detroit Boys were arrested Tuesday morning in Knoxville by officers in a joint investigation.
Source: WATE 6 News Date: March 6, 2012
Forest County tribes tackle gangs (Crandon, WI) : Recent violent crimes, like the stabbing in Mole Lake, have community leaders in Forest County taking action. This morning the Forest County Potawatomi Gang Task Force looked at ways it can step in. The National Violence Prevention Resource Center tailors gang prevention programs for specific communities around the U.S., and has already been working with Lac Du Flambeau leaders since last July.
Source: WJFW 12 News Date: March 6, 2012
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