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Sacramento City Council turns mayor's gang-prevention plan into political-turf battle (Sacramento, CA): A relatively new dispute is kicking off between entrenched Sacramento gangs. While it has nothing to do with guns or bandannas, it is all about turf.
Source: Sacramento News & Review Date: June 13, 2013
One stabbed in gang-related fight in downtown San Diego (San Diego, CA): A 20-year-old man was hospitalized early Thursday with a stab wound to the chest following an apparent gang-related fight in downtown San Diego, but he was expected to survive, police said.
Source: 10News Date: June 13, 2013
Police arrest two more in Operation Frontline (Garden City, KS): Two of four individuals identified as part of the Garden City Police Department's investigation into local gang activity, called Operation Frontline, were arrested Wednesday.
Source: The Garden City Telegram Date: June 13, 2013
100 police target crime in Brockton Neighborhood Surge operation (Brockton, MA): All day Wednesday residents heard the buzz of helicopters overhead and took notice of an increased police presence throughout the city. It was all part of a multi-agency operation called Brockton Neighborhood Surge, which resulted in the arrest of 27 individuals on outstanding warrants as well as drug and firearm violations.
Source: Enterprise News Date: June 13, 2013
'Top Rank Goonies' gang members blamed for fights, gunfire at Dacula House Party (Dacula, GA): Gwinnett County Police are investigating a June 9 incident which reportedly involved multiple gang members. Police were dispatched to a house on Jim Moore Road just after midnight this past Saturday in response to a report of shots fired.
Source: DaculaPatch Date: June 13, 2013
Officials: Murder, intimidation kept $11 million-a-year gang going (Chicago, IL): The top leaders of one of Chicago’s most violent street gangs have been charged in a sweeping racketeering case that alleges they controlled their West Side drug empire through pattern of intimidation, kidnappings, shootings and murder dating back to the mid-1990s, according to an affidavit unsealed today in Cook County Criminal Court.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 13, 2013
Gang member arrested on gun charges in Seaside, officers continue to investigate recent homicide (Seaside, CA): The Monterey Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team arrested 20-year old Eduardo Munoz on charges of having a loaded firearm and other gang-related charges Wednesday night.
Source: KION 46 News Date: June 13, 2013
3-N-G street gang members linked to 10 killings in 30-count racketeering indictment (New Orleans, LA): In a 30-count state racketeering indictment charging 20 men, Orleans Parish prosecutors accuse members of the Central City street gang 3-N-G of murdering 10 people, including toddler Keira Holmes and rapper Renatta "Magnolia Shorty" Lowe, to protect a drug dealing business that dates to at least May 2005.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: June 13, 2013
Drug trafficking, gang violence sweep in Hot Springs (Hot Springs, AR): Twenty-four individuals have been charged with offenses stemming from gang violence, drug trafficking, and the use of firearms in the Hot Springs area.
Source: FOX 16 News Date: June 13, 2013
Nine-year-old gang members common on Canadian streets: Researcher (Montreal, QC): Many street-gang members turned to crime as early as nine years old and remain on the wrong side of the law into adulthood, a conference was told Thursday.
Source: Sun News Date: June 13, 2013
Gresham woman accused of tampering with witness to gang-related homicide (Gresham, OR): A 23-year-old woman is accused of tampering with a witness to Sunday's gang-related homicide outside a Gresham apartment complex.
Source: The Oregonian Date: June 13, 2013
Man gets life in prison for gang-related shooting in St. Paul (St. Paul, MN): A jury has found a 20-year-old man guilty of a gang-related shooting last October that left a woman dead in an SUV in an alley behind a St. Paul church.
Source: CBS Minnesota Date: June 13, 2013
City targets gang leaders (Chicago, IL): Local authorities, armed with a powerful new state RICO law, said they charged dozens of leaders and senior members of a notorious West Side street gang with operating a violent, $11 million-a-year heroin and cocaine operation responsible for seven murders and untold violence since the 1990s.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 13, 2013
Gang member convicted of murder near Executive airport curses jury (Sacramento, CA): A Sacramento Superior Court jury today convicted Elijah Dupree Goethe of first-degree murder in the Oct. 12, 2008, shooting death of Joseph Washington on a street near Sacramento Executive Airport.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: June 13, 2013
Park shootings bring focus on gang activity (LaGrange, GA): "America’s Greatest Little City" isn't immune to gang violence. The shooting of seven people on June 2 at Calumet Park in LaGrange – which police say is gang-related – has many questioning just how serious the issue is in the area.
Source: LaGrange Daily News Date: June 13, 2013
Group aims to stop street violence (Memphis, TN): Street Reach is a project happening in part of North Memphis. They're trying to find a solution to street violence, which often leaves kids in the crossfire.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3 Date: June 13, 2013
Man pleads guilty to helping Northern California prison gang plan assaults and murders (Oakland, CA): A 30-year-old Washington gang member has admitted to committing assault and murder against rival gang members who betrayed the Nuestra Familia gang or cooperated with police as part of a racketeering conspiracy case that could send him to prison for life, United States Attorney Melinda Haag announced Tuesday.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: June 12, 2013
Lafayette police dispute gang concerns near Columbian Park (Lafayette, IN): Residents of the Columbian Park neighborhood turned to law enforcement for answers Tuesday. Nearly two dozen Columbian Park residents showed up at Tuesday night's community meeting to voice their frustrations to Lafayette police.
Source: WLFI 18 News Date: June 12, 2013
Red Bluff suspect arrested in gang-related slaying (San Jose, CA): Police announced Monday that a fourth suspect, from Red Bluff, has been arrested in connection with a gang-related shooting that left a man dead in a car off Oakland Road in North San Jose last summer.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze Date: June 12, 2013
Two dead, 10 injured in shootings (Chicago, IL): Two people were killed and at least 10 others were wounded by gunfire across Chicago since Tuesday evening.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: June 12, 2013
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