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Fresno shootings down; five-day police operation nets 153 arrests (Fresno, CA): A Fresno anti-gang unit made 153 arrests and recovered 19 illegal guns in a five-day period that ended this weekend.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News Date: March 11, 2013
Gang member sentenced for killing Vallejo musician, Santa Rosa man (Santa Rosa, CA): A Sureno gang member was sentenced Monday morning for the highway shooting murder of Vallejo musician Dewey Tucker in 2010 and the slaying of a Santa Rosa man a year later.
Source: CBS San Francisco Date: March 11, 2013
Alleged Trenton gang member charged in weekend shooting (Trenton, NJ): A gang member who shot a 24-year-old man early Sunday was arrested shortly after the incident, police said.
Source: The Times of Trenton Date: March 11, 2013
D4's gang problem has an unlikely spokesman (San Diego, CA): Every Thursday, one of San Diego's most notorious gangsters goes to one of the city's most notorious corners to rally for peace. "This is my corner, man," said Stacy Butler, extending his arm wide to point across Euclid and Imperial Avenues in Lincoln Park.
Source: Voice of San Diego Date: March 11, 2013
Jurors told gang dispute sparked shooting (Bloomington, IL): A disagreement between two rival gangs was behind a shooting that wounded two teenagers in November, a prosecutor on Monday told a jury that is considering attempted murder charges against one of the alleged shooters.
Source: The Pantagraph Date: March 11, 2013
Lines blurring between Denver graffiti tagging crews and gangs (Denver, CO): It used to be easier to spot the differences between a tagging crew and a gang. But as taggers become younger and more violent, the lines have blurred.
Source: The Denver Post Date: March 11, 2013
Madison fight believed to be gang-related (Madison, WI): A fight last week that led to the arrest of three teens is believed to have been fueled by an ongoing dispute between two rival gang members, Madison police said Monday.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: March 11, 2013
Teen dies after being stabbed in crowd in Anaheim (Anaheim, CA): A 19-year-old man has died from wounds suffered Saturday night in an Anaheim stabbing that police believe is gang-related. The stabbing happened after two men jumped out of a car and asked about gang affiliation, authorities said based on the victim's statements.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: March 10, 2013
Drive-by shooting in East Kennewick (Kennewick, WA): A drive by shooting in Kennewick late Saturday night is believed to be gang-related. Police received lots of calls from concerned neighbors that said they heard gun shots last night.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: March 10, 2013
At least 18 arrested in police raids in Oakland (Oakland, CA): At least 18 suspects affiliated with a notorious street gang were arrested Friday during a series of early morning raids in Oakland, state and local authorities said.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: March 9, 2013
Teenagers fighting possibly gang-related, police say (Wichita, KS): Police say there were two possibly related gang incidents in Wichita on Friday night, with one incident resulting in a beaten teen.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: March 9, 2013
Boardwalk Park changes coming to curb gang activity (Greeley, CO): An increased police presence and tighter rules will kick in this spring in an effort to curb an apparent rise in gang activity in the Windsor’s downtown gem, Boardwalk Park.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: March 9, 2013
Officials seek new approach in battle against organized crime (Memphis, TN): Cecil Dotson was a gang member until the day he died violently five years ago this month. He also worked every day for 16 years as the maintenance man at the apartment complex where he lived until he moved, just before his death, into a rental house on Lester Street in Binghampton.
Source: Memphis Daily News Date: March 9, 2013
Sacramento clergy leaders seek tax funds to battle gangs (Sacramento, CA): Despite his good grades, his athletic prowess and what his mother described as his "good spirit," DeAndre Ellison couldn't resist the magnetic pull of south Sacramento's gang life.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: March 9, 2013
Cop: MS-13 boss didn't want to kill alone (Central Islip, NY): A leader of the MS-13 street gang confessed in detail about how he and others killed a fellow gang member on a beach in Far Rockaway because he was not willing to murder their rivals, a former New York City police detective testified yesterday.
Source: Newsday Date: March 8, 2013
Morrisville murder victim once a street gang member (Morrisville, NJ): A Morrisville man who was murdered Monday night belonged to a Trenton-area street gang as a teenager and served jail time in New Jersey for participating in a drive-by shooting six years ago, police said.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times Date: March 8, 2013
Rival gangs rumble at John Adams High School (Cleveland, OH): More trouble at John Adams High School in Cleveland. A gang called Benham rumbled with another from E. 102nd on Thursday afternoon. Police had to be called to assist school security forces. Multiple EMS and police units responded, and pepper spray had to be used to break the fight up.
Source: Cleveland 19 News Date: March 8, 2013
O.C. gang member who gunned down dealer for drugs found guilty (Orange County, CA): An Orange County gang member has been convicted of gunning down a drug dealer in a plot to steal his drugs, prosecutors said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 8, 2013
Neighbors say 'clique' involved in triple shooting (Memphis, TN): Memphis police are searching for the gunman involved in a shooting Friday afternoon on Standridge Street that sent three people to the hospital. Police say say the shooter took off after the incident, throwing the gun haphazardly into a Memphis neighborhood.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News Date: March 8, 2013
Gangster Killer Bloods leader weighs plea deal; two members plead guilty in Trenton (Trenton, NJ): Bernard "Petey Black" Green, the reputed "five star general" of the Gangster Killer Bloods street gang, must decide if he will accept a plea deal or go to trial to fight charges that range from racketeering and murder to drug and weapons offenses.
Source: The Times of Trenton Date: March 8, 2013
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