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Man jailed on charges of threatening police leader of Evansville gang, police say (Evansville, IN): The man investigators say is behind on-line threats targeting Evansville police appeared in federal court Thursday for a probable cause hearing. Derrick Murray, the suspect, is believed to be the leader of Evansville street gang, L.A. Zombies, according to court documents.
Source: Tristatehomepage.com Date: July 5, 2012
Four suspects in custody after gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): A late-night fight at a restaurant led to a gang-related shooting that injured four Las Vegans on Thursday morning near Twain Avenue and Paradise Road, Las Vegas police said.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Date: July 5, 2012
Gang-related graffiti turns up near Four Mile Road (Alexandria, VA): An unknown graffiti artist covered a trash compactor and fence near the intersection of Florence Drive and Four Mile Road with a gang-related message late last month.
Source: Alexandria Times Date: July 5, 2012
Three suspects jailed in fatal gang-related shooting in Greenville (Greenville, NC): Three men have been arrested in connection with a fatal gang-related shooting Saturday in downtown Greenville, police said.
Source: Rocky Mount Telegram Date: July 5, 2012
Four charged in shootout (Salinas, CA): Charges have been filed against four people arrested in connection to a gang-related shootout last week that killed a Salinas man.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: July 5, 2012
End of the road for Sunnyside gang house (Sunnyside, WA): In an otherwise tranquil canal bank neighborhood, a house known for drive-by shootings and gang members is empty.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: July 5, 2012
Gang graffiti taggers target Silver Lake, deface over a dozen vehicles (Los Angeles, CA): Silver Lake residents awoke Thursday morning to not the lingering scent of fireworks smoke, but gang graffiti on their vehicles and garage doors.
Source: LAist Date: July 5, 2012
16 arrested in narcotics operations on South Side (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police arrested sixteen people and seized guns and cash Tuesday in two separate operations on the South Side targeting gangs and narcotic activity.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: July 4, 2012
37 indicted in Rockland County drug investigations (Rockland County, NY): A series of police investigations produced grand jury indictments against 37 people on felony charges of selling a smorgasbord of drugs, including cocaine, heroin, Ecstasy and various prescription drugs, authorities said Monday.
Source: The Journal News Date: July 3, 2012
Cook County sweep nets 11 Arrests, two gang-related (Cook County, IL) : In an attempt to help clean up the ever growing problems that continue to arise in many of our communities, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart has initiated a complete 'sweep,' starting with Harvey, Illinois.
Source: BurrRidgePatch Date: July 3, 2012
Suspect held in Greeley shooting (Greeley, CO): A suspect in Greeley's fifth gang-related shooting in the past two weeks was apprehended Monday afternoon by SWAT team members after he barricaded himself in an apartment complex in Evans for about an hour.
Source: The Denver Post Date: July 3, 2012
Two Pontiac gang members sent to prison for robbery, gunfire (Pontiac, MI) : Two members of the Goon Squad, a Pontiac street gang known for random acts of violence, were sentenced to prison Tuesday in Oakland Circuit Court for robbing a man and then shooting at his car as he fled.
Source: The Detroit News Date: July 3, 2012
Accused shooter of two teenagers was being threatened by street gang, defense lawyer says (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse teenager accused of shooting two other youths last week thought the victims were armed and members of a street gang that had been threatening him, his defense lawyer said today.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: July 3, 2012
Officials may revive war against gang violence (Greeley, CO): A spate of gang shootings to kick off the summer is never a good sign, but it is one police expect. But now, five gang-related shootings — one in which an officer killed a man suspected of taking part in a gang-related shooting on Father’s Day — may be enough to kick-start what some would say is a necessary community conversation
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: July 3, 2012
Gang fears rising (Calgary, AB): As police try to find two gunmen behind a deadly gang shooting which left one man dead and three injured in a northeast restaurant, they are bracing for the possibility of more violence.
Source: Calgary Sun Date: July 3, 2012
Police: Major East Oakland gang nearly dismantled (Oakland, CA): Four men charged last week in a suspected murder conspiracy plot are reputed members of a violent East Oakland gang involved in narcotics trafficking, prostitution, identity theft and fraud, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: July 3, 2012
Revamped CeaseFire hits the streets in Rockford (Rockford, IL): A cluster of cards, candles, flowers and a makeshift cross are often the centerpiece of a community wide prayer vigil held at the scene of a homicide and attended by grieving family members and friends.
Source: Rockford Register Star Date: July 3, 2012
Flint man sentenced to life in prison for involvement in Dayton Mafia gang (Flint, MI): A Flint man will spend the rest of his life in federal prison after he was convicted in Flint federal court for his role in the Dayton Mafia street gang.
Source: The Flint Journal Date: July 3, 2012
Gang-related deaths are on the rise in Denver (Denver, CO): Six young men. That's how many have lost their lives in gang-related murders this year between January and May, according to the Denver Police Department.
Source: Denver Westword Date: July 3, 2012
Forest Grove police investigate gang-related fight that left man unconscious (Forest Grove, OR): Forest Grove police are investigating a gang-related fight during which a Hillsboro man was knocked unconscious, the department reported.
Source: The Oregonian Date: July 3, 2012
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