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Three teens charged in videotaped fatal attack on disabled man (Chicago, IL): It was a move that was as dumb as it was callous, according to a prosecutor’s account. But a teenage gang member's decision to let his buddy film him as he fatally punched a 62-year-old disabled man in the jaw came back to haunt him, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: July 15, 2012
Four alleged gang members arrested (Napa, CA): Four alleged gang participants were arrested late Saturday night in Napa on various charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of a fight, police said.
Source: Napa Valley Register Date: July 15, 2012
Witness describes Saturday's gang-related shooting (Las Vegas, NV): A Las Vegas man, who witnessed a gang-related shooting, is speaking out in hopes of finding the gunman. Metro Police say the shooting happened Saturday, near Owens Avenue and J Street, in a car wash.
Source: KLAS 8 News Date: July 15, 2012
Former gang member now assists at-risk kids (Charlotte, NC): For nearly 20 years, Brian Mack has been trying to pay back a debt. He's spoken at nearly every middle school in Mecklenburg County. He's talked to rooms full of future lawyers and judges. He's worked with inner city youth basketball players, trying to keep them out of trouble.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: July 15, 2012
Mosaic Church continues its controversial gang outreach (Chattanooga, TN): It has been a little more than six months since the Christmas day shootings in downtown Chattanooga. Last Christmas, nine people were injured outside Club Fathom, an outreach program for Mosaic Church.
Source: WRCB 3 News Date: July 15, 2012
Residents of N. Raleigh subdivision worried about possible gang activity (Raleigh, NC): Residents of one neighborhood on the north side of Raleigh are concerned that a series of spray painting incidents may be more than just vandalism.
Source: NBC 17 News Date: July 14, 2012
Three Portland gang shootings in less than nine hours (Portland, OR) : Police in Portland responded to three gang-related shootings in less than nine hours Thursday and Friday, with one injury and property damage reported.
Source: MSNBC KGW Date: July 14, 2012
Latin Kings members plead guilty to fed charges (Hammond, IN): Two men described by the U.S. attorney's office as members of the Latin Kings street gang have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges as part of plea deals.
Source: WTHR 13 News Date: July 14, 2012
Richfield man charged in gang-related altercation with police officers (Richfield, MN) : Two men, one from Richfield and one from St. Paul, have been charged in connection with an apparent gang-related altercation in north Minneapolis last week in which at least one shot was fired and an attempted carjacking was foiled.
Source: RichfieldPatch Date: July 14, 2012
Deadly shooting at Best Buy is gang-related (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa police are investigating a deadly double shooting near the Best Buy at 5520 East Skelly Drive. According to officers, around 2:30p.m. Saturday, a car pulled up to the Best Buy and a man inside got into an argument with another man standing out front.
Source: FOX23 News Date: July 14, 2012
Fall River police say teen in critical condition after being hit with hammer in gang-related dispute (Fall River, MA): Police said a 16-year-old is in critical condition after reportedly being struck on the head with a hammer in a gang-related altercation about 1 a.m. Saturday.
Source: The Herald News Date: July 14, 2012
Teen "marked for death" after shooting surrenders (Chicago, IL): Accompanied by an attorney and representatives from the anti-violence group CeaseFire, an 18-year-old man turned himself into police for questioning in connection with a Tuesday night shooting that injured two young girls.
Source: NBC Chicago Date: July 13, 2012
Victim feared for family after gang threat (Hampton, NH): Police Chief Jamie Sullivan was asked Thursday if residents should be fearful or concerned in light of allegations against a documented Latin Kings gang member suspected of making threats in the community.
Source: Seacoastonline.com Date: July 13, 2012
Fayetteville interim police chief Katherine Bryant takes aim at gangs (Fayetteville, NC): Fayetteville's interim police chief says she wants to develop two programs aimed at arresting gang members and steering vulnerable youths away from crime.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer Date: July 13, 2012
Police chief says Lynn gang activity drops significantly (Lynn, MA): The number of organized gangs, members and affiliates in the city has dropped significantly, and that has made a noticeable impact on crime statistics, according to Police Chief Kevin Coppinger.
Source: The Daily Item Date: July 13, 2012
Graffiti vandals tag dozens of northeast Raleigh homes (Raleigh, NC): Dozens of northeast Raleigh homeowners woke up Friday morning to find their neighborhoods hit by graffiti vandals overnight.
Source: WRAL 5 News Date: July 13, 2012
3-year-old critical after Thursday night shooting (Fort Wayne, IN): Police said the 3-year-old girl and the 18-year old man who were shot Thursday evening outside a Fort Wayne home may have been the victims of gang violence.
Source: WANE News Channel 15 Date: July 13, 2012
Fugitive Bloods member from Columbia arrested in Virginia (Newport News, VA): One of four fugitives sought in connection with federal indictments of alleged Blood Street Gang members and associates has been arrested in Virginia, law enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: The State Date: July 13, 2012
Revere Police nab five gang members following vandalism (Revere, MA): Revere Police arrested five alleged gang members near Cooledge Street early Thursday morning after callers reported they were smashing the windows of several cars with bricks, according to Revere Police Lt. John Azzari.
Source: The Daily Item Date: July 13, 2012
W. Caldwell men part of foiled deal (West Caldwell, NJ) : Two West Caldwell men got more than they bargained for Friday afternoon in an alleged drug deal that was foiled by State Police in Newark.
Source: The Progress Date: July 13, 2012
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