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US Marshals give $850K to NoVa gang task force seized in gambling raid at Vietnamese center (Alexandria, VA): U.S. Marshals on Friday gave a regional gang task force in northern Virginia more than $850,000 in funds seized during a controversial gambling raid last year at the Eden Center in Falls Church, a hub of Vietnamese culture in the region.
Source: The Washington Post Date: June 22, 2012
Gang members sentenced to life for Rancho Cordova murders (Rancho Cordova, CA): Two gang members were sentenced to life in prison for murdering three young men in Rancho Cordova last year.
Source: KXTV News 10 Date: June 22, 2012
Boy, 15, shot multiple times in Ashburn neighborhood (Chicago, IL): A 15-year-old boy was wounded multiple times Wednesday night in a shooting on the city's Southwest Side, Chicago police said this morning.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 21, 2012
Mayor Wharton challenges kids to head off guns, gangs (Cordova, TN): If only stopping youth gun violence could be as easy as a concise fire safety slogan like "Stop, drop and roll." "There will be more kids hurt by violence this year than will be hurt by fires," Memphis Mayor A C Wharton told 175 summer campers Wednesday at the Bert Ferguson Community Center in Cordova.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: June 21, 2012
Assault rifle conviction dropped for Charter of Rights violation (Abbotsford, BC): An Abbotsford gang associate caught with an AK-47 in the trunk of his car has had four convictions for possessing firearms overturned by the B.C. Court of Appeal.
Source: Abbotsford Times Date: June 21, 2012
One hurt, arrested after gang members exchange shots in San Jose (San Jose, CA): Rival gang members fired shots at one another just after 10 p.m. Tuesday in San Jose, police said, with one 17-year-old male struck by a bullet then treated for his injury and arrested on a warrant.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 21, 2012
Police spring into action after nine people shot, two fatally in 24 hours (Toledo, OH): The most violent short-term period in recent history prompted Toledo police Chief Derrick Diggs to reassign officers on Wednesday, sending additional patrols into neighborhoods burdened with gang activity to enforce a "zero-tolerance" policy.
Source: The Blade Date: June 21, 2012
Details released on gang sweep (Tulare, CA): Tulare police released Wednesday details about a gang suppression detail completed last week in response to a spike in shootings and gang activity.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: June 21, 2012
Police believe shooting of Tulsa man is gang-related (Tulsa, OK): A shooting near 51st and Memorial sent a man to a hospital Wednesday evening. Tulsa Police say the man was shot twice during a fight outside his apartment building.
Source: NewsOn6.com Date: June 21, 2012
Two more suspects arrested in beating (El Paso, TX): El Paso County sheriff's detectives have arrested two more men in connection with a gang-related assault in which two men were seriously injured earlier this month in Sparks, officials said Wednesday.
Source: El Paso Times Date: June 21, 2012
Recent arrests bring attention to east Hillsborough gang activity (Tampa, FL): A known gang member walked up to a federal investigator. Go ahead, he said to the agent. Search me. The gang member knew the encounter would happen no matter who approached whom.
Source: Tampa Bay Times Date: June 21, 2012
Man stabbed in gang-related fight (San Diego, CA): A man was stabbed multiple times during an apparent gang-related fight with four other men in Otay Mesa early Thursday, police said.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: June 21, 2012
One wounded in Fresno drive-by shooting (Fresno, CA): An 18-year-old was shot in a drive-by shooting on Wednesday. The shooting happened around 7:00 p.m. on Kings Canyon near Chestnut.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: June 21, 2012
Kennewick man still sought in 2011 gang-related shooting (Kennewick, WA) : A Kennewick man wanted in connection with a suspected gang-related shooting last year at a Pasco motel still is being sought by Pasco police.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: June 21, 2012
Annual San Joaquin County coroner report shows recent rise in homicide deaths (Lodi, CA): The annual report from the San Joaquin County Coroner's Office detailed one of the most deadly years in the area to date, with homicides and suicides on the rise.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: June 21, 2012
NYPD nabs drugs, guns, arrests 56 (Long Island, NY): A six-month undercover investigation that targeted members of the Bloods and the Crips gangs in the Far Rockaways, Queens, ended this week with the arrest of 56 people and the seizure of drugs and guns, the New York Police Department said Thursday.
Source: Newsday Date: June 21, 2012
New anti-gang initiative paying off (Houston, TX): Since we started our weekly fugitive feature, anonymous tips have led to the capture of four of the Top 10 Most Wanted Gang Fugitives in Houston. Our partners at the FBI and stophoustongangs.org maintain the success of the program is a testament to the importance of community involvement.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: June 21, 2012
Man charged in Quincy gang fight (Ephrata, WA): A Quincy gang member is accused of beating a girl and a rival gang member with a two-by-four during a fight. Prosecutors charged Julian A. Ortega, 19, with first degree assault in Grant County Superior Court, according to court records.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald Date: June 21, 2012
Reputed Bloods member caught with loaded gun, Yonkers police say (Yonkers, NY): A reputed member of the Bloods street gang was arrested by Yonkers police with a loaded handgun this week, police said.
Source: The Journal News Date: June 21, 2012
Jury finds Watsonville man guilty in 2005 fatal shooting on Palm Avenue (Santa Cruz, CA): Seven years after Wayne Minten was fatally shot, a jury has found Manuel DeJesus Rosas guilty of murder, attempted murder and participation in a criminal street gang, bringing a trial that started more than a month ago to a close.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 21, 2012
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