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Gangs in Aiken are indication of broken families (Aiken, SC): The Aiken community does not have a gang problem, Christian life coach and author Yannik Mckie told a group of community members in Aiken Tuesday night, because a gang is only an indication of a deeper problem - a broken family.
Source: The Aiken Standard Date: April 24, 2012
Sheriff's deputies say Woodlawn Avenue shooting was gang-related (Los Angeles County, CA) : A known gang member was arrested early this morning for a shooting on the 4000 block of Woodlawn Avenue after Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies tracked down the suspect's getaway vehicle.
Source: LynwoodPatch Date: April 24, 2012
Teen suffers bullet wound in "gang-related" shooting (Chattanooga, TN): Police said a teen suffered a bullet wound late Tuesday afternoon in a "gang-related" shooting.
Source: The Chattanoogan Date: April 24, 2012
Yolo Narcotic Enforcement Team arrests target criminal gang network (Yolo County, CA) : State Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the arrest of several gang members and their associates in the Sacramento region.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: April 24, 2012
Providence gang member gets almost six years on gun charge (Providence, RI): Russell Cartagena, 29, of Providence, a member of the Latin Kings street gang, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Providence to 71 months in federal prison.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: April 24, 2012
Former Loring Job Corps student sues over dismissal, denies gang activity (Bangor, ME): A former student who was assaulted at the Job Corps center in Limestone and his mother have sued the company that operates the school over the student’s dismissal last year.
Source: Bangor Daily News Date: April 24, 2012
Neighborhood watch groups fight for safer communities (Syracuse, NY): Syracuse Police Detective Tim Galanaugh sees the violence in the city every day. The majority of it is gang related. And it's on the rise.
Source: Your News Now Date: April 24, 2012
Somerville Youth Peace Conference to address gangs, addiction (Somerville, MA): This Saturday, the Somerville Youth Peace Conference is expected to draw hundreds of area teens for a day of discussion and action against gangs and bullying, organizers said.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: April 24, 2012
Teens charged with murder in shooting (Madera, CA): Two Madera teenagers have been charged with murder as adults in the shooting of 16-year-old Jesus (Jesse) Espinoza of Madera, the county DA said Monday.
Source: The Madera Tribune Date: April 24, 2012
Man, 21, recovering after stabbing in Otay Mesa (San Diego, CA): A 21-year-old man was stabbed several times in the back in an apparent gang-related attack in Otay Mesa early Tuesday but he is expected to be OK, police said.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: April 24, 2012
Armed Bulldog gang member arrested after robbery (Fresno, CA): A Bulldog gang member is in jail after police say he snatched a necklace from a cashier at an East Central Fresno market.
Source: KFSN 30 News Date: April 24, 2012
Board proposal seeks to protect students (Bridgeport, CT): The Bridgeport school board is hoping to cut down on bullying and gang violence on students' walks to and from school.
Source: WTNH News 8 Date: April 24, 2012
Cong. Barletta, Sen. Yudichak announce third gang awareness series event (Nanticoke, PA): Congressman Lou Barletta, R-11, and state Sen. John Yudichak, D-14, have announced the third event in a five-part series of community discussions to help combat increasing gang activity in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Source: Times News Date: April 24, 2012
Council divided on answer to violence (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati Police Chief James Craig told City Council Monday night that, if it is serious about reducing violent crime, and particularly black-on-black violence, he suggests investment in youth programs and re-entry programs that help ex-offenders get and keep jobs.
Source: The Enquirer Date: April 23, 2012
Gang members arrested in slaying of Marine vet outside Antioch bar (Antioch, CA): Five people have been arrested in the slaying of a Marine veteran and father of four during a March 31 bar brawl in Antioch that didn't involve the victim, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: April 23, 2012
Two arrested at mall on gang-related charges (Indianapolis, IN): An undercover detective arrested two men for a handshake. It’s not the handshake that got the two in trouble, but the gestures that came with that shake.
Source: WISH-TV Channel 8 Date: April 23, 2012
Police provide gang information for parents (Plano, IL): If you see a teenager with one side of his eyebrows trimmed a certain way, enough that it stands out, you may not believe him if he says his barber screwed up. Depending on other "patterns" in his dress and appearance, it could be a subtle sign that he’s involved in a gang.
Source: Valley Free Press Date: April 23, 2012
Portage PD: SWAT Team finds weapons at reported gang member's residence (Portage, IN): The Portage Police Department's SWAT Team recovered a cache of weapons from the residence of a reputed member of a Chicago gang on Friday, the PPD said.
Source: Chesterton Tribune Date: April 23, 2012
GREAT students in San Miguel clean up graffiti (San Miguel, CA): Students spend weeks learning the ins-and-outs of how to identify, prevent and ultimately stamp out gang activity in their community, and last week in the San Miguel Joint Unified School District, they put their learning into action.
Source: Paso Robles Press Date: April 23, 2012
Two southwest Washington men sentenced to prison in separate illegal firearm and drug possession cases (Tacoma, WA): Two Washington men have been sentenced to prison after being convicted in separate cases involving illegal firearm and drug possession.
Source: The Oregonian Date: April 23, 2012
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