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Boston police arrest at least 30 in raids targeting alleged gang members and associates in Roxbury (Boston, MA): Boston police conducted a major sweep of gang associates in the Roxbury section of the city this morning, a targeted raid meant to crack down on drug dealing and violent crime associated with the group, authorities said.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: May 21, 2013
Gang, prison and God mold man into a source of help (Modesto, CA) : When you meet Joshua Daniel, the two things that stand out most are his big smile and his gentle demeanor. You never would suspect the Modesto man has spent nearly half of his life in prison, or that his appearance once caused twinges of fear.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: May 21, 2013
Four teens wounded in Austin shooting (Chicago, IL): Four people were hurt in a gang-related shooting after large groups of teenagers started fighting in the street Monday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Source: CBS Chicago Date: May 21, 2013
58 arrested in drug raids aimed at stemming violence (Boston, MA): Last winter, Boston police noticed a rise in shootings around Humboldt Avenue in Roxbury, a section of the city historically plagued by gang violence. A handful of officers was assigned to do undercover drug buys a couple of times a week, hoping to gather enough intelligence to take some violent offenders off the street.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: May 21, 2013
CeaseFire hasn't yet reduced Central City violence, but officials remain confident program will work (New Orleans, LA): A little more than a year after the CeaseFire program was announced in early April 2012, the staff tasked with short-circuiting street violence through personal intervention had identified 40 conflicts that could result, or had already ended up, in bloodshed in an area of New Orleans' Central City neighborhood.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: May 21, 2013
Digging to the roots of gang violence in New Orleans (New Orleans, LA): New Orleans homegrown gang problem continues to keep authorities busy as they search for ways to stop the violence. When someone shoots into a crowd of women and children could they be the victims of a gang initiation? There are several theories about that.
Source: WWL News Date: May 21, 2013
Florence prisoner sentenced for gang-related stabbing (Florence, CO): A prison gang member at the supermax Florence ADX has been sentenced to serve additional time after he stabbed another prisoner in a gang-related attack.
Source: The Denver Post Date: May 21, 2013
Latin Kings gang member gets 20 years for dealing drugs, racketeering (Hammond, IN): An admitted member of the Latin Kings street gang was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in federal prison as part of a sweeping racketeering case.
Source: The Times Date: May 21, 2013
Three found guilty after county's longest trial (Albany, NY): The longest trial in Albany County history ended Monday night with the convictions of two gang members and a major drug dealer in a ring that peddled heroin and cocaine on Capital Region streets.
Source: Times Union Date: May 21, 2013
Fall River man, 18, alleged gang member, arrested on drug, gun charges (Fall River, MA): A Fall River man on probation for three drug cases has been arrested on new narcotics and gun charges.
Source: The Herald News Date: May 21, 2013
Former gang member making a difference (Albany, GA): Gangs are a problem here in Albany. The Albany Police Department gang unit makes hundreds of arrests every year. One former gang member who turned his back on his old life is trying to make a difference in the Albany community.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: May 21, 2013
Northern Nevada sees rise in Norteño gang members; gang is rival to Sureño gang in region (Reno, NV): Gustavo Alvizar, 26, drove his car to a residential neighborhood in southeast Reno on Feb. 8 and ordered his 18-year-old passenger to fire shots at a 16-year-old boy in broad daylight, according to a Washoe County District Attorney’s Office criminal complaint.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: May 21, 2013
Boise man enters final guilty plea in Aryan Knights case (Boise, ID): Joshua Nall, 31, pleaded guilty Tuesday in United States District Court to unlawfully possessing a firearm, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Nall is among 23 people charged with drug trafficking and firearms violations as part of an investigation involving the Aryan Knights gang, and he's the 23rd person to enter a guilty plea.
Source: Idaho Statesman Date: May 21, 2013
Man hit by car, shot after being chased by rival gang (Madera, CA): A man was shot in the foot Sunday afternoon after being hit by a car and chased by rival gang members for about five blocks, Madera Police Department officials reported.
Source: The Madera Tribune Date: May 21, 2013
Two Walla Walla men stabbed in gang-related incident Saturday (Walla Walla, WA): A gang-related stabbing in Kennewick, sends two Walla Walla men to the hospital Saturday.
Source: KVEW News Date: May 20, 2013
10-year-old girl killed in North Highlands shooting (North Highlands, CA): A 10-year-old-girl seemingly safe at home on a Saturday night is dead, and her parents wounded after someone fired shots into their home.
Source: News10 Date: May 20, 2013
One wounded in Madera gang shooting (Madera, CA): Police in Madera are investigating a shooting that left one man in the hospital. Police say the shooting is gang-related. The victim was wearing gang colors and was chased by a group of rival gang members.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: May 20, 2013
Miami-Dade man acquitted of killing rival gang member in pot grow-house clash (Miami, FL): A member of the Santiesteban clan’s pot-peddling ring bear-hugged his defense attorney Monday after he was acquitted of killing a rival gang member who stole a load of marijuana from the Southwest Miami-Dade grow-house organization.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: May 20, 2013
Crime rates fall in sheriff's patrol areas, report finds (Los Angeles, CA): When battling street gangs across Los Angeles County, sheriff's deputies rely too heavily on suppression and not enough on gang intervention, according to a study released Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: May 20, 2013
El Centro Sector arrests felon gang member (Calexico, CA): Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Source: Imperial Valley News Date: May 20, 2013
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