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Metro residents feel safer with Operation Safer Streets (Nashville, TN): When Karla Stembridge checks her mail she is careful not to get too close to the edge of the sidewalk in front of her Paragon Mills Road home. The busy street is full of cars zipping past.
Source: WKRN 2 News Date: September 11, 2012
Gang-related shooting in Compton kills one, injures two (Compton, CA): Authorities are investigating what they are calling a gang-related shooting in Compton that left one person dead and two others in the hospital Monday.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: September 10, 2012
One arrested after fleeing gang-owned car (Chicago, IL): Police arrested one person early Monday after they attempted to pull over a known gang-owned car near an area where shots were fired on the Northwest Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: September 10, 2012
Rival gang responsible for death of teen, police say (Winnipeg, MB): Members of a rival street gang are believed responsible for the death of a 16-year-old boy. Police said the boy, who had been viciously attacked in the morning of Sept. 4 in the 300-block of Aberdeen Avenue, died from his injuries late Friday night or early Saturday morning.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: September 10, 2012
Police link Galloway Boys street gang to fatal Toronto shootings (Toronto, ON): It is one of Toronto's longest-lasting and most dangerous gangs, with a history of violence that goes back more than a decade.
Source: The Globe and Mail Date: September 10, 2012
Danzig St. shooting linked to string of gang violence (Toronto, ON): Investigators have linked numerous incidents of gang-related gun violence — one of which was deadly — to this summer's mass shooting during an outdoor barbecue at a Danzig Ave. housing complex.
Source: Toronto Sun Date: September 10, 2012
Possible gang violence highlights growing problem for neighborhood (Charlottesville, VA): Albemarle County police found one man unconscious in the Southwood Mobile Home Park last week, following what police are calling a "possible gang-related assault". Two arrests have been made as police continue investigating, but it's not doing much to ease neighbors growing fears of violence.
Source: The Charlottesville Newsplex Date: September 10, 2012
Boys and Girls Clubs respond to gang violence (Albany, GA): Albany and Dougherty County law enforcement remain on high alert following the murder of a gang leader three weeks ago. They are watching for gang retaliation crimes. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Albany want to protect kids from gangs, and are asking parents to enroll students in their after school programs.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: September 10, 2012
10th Street Gang member pleads to racketeering (Buffalo, NY): A member of a notorious West Side gang pleaded guilty today to racketeering before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara - making him the 16th member of the 10th Street Gang to be convicted in federal court.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: September 10, 2012
Osceola gang leader Michael Rigby pleads to 2010 jail escape (Kissimmee, FL): Michael Rigby, a Poinciana gang leader who embarrassed the Osceola County Jail staff two years ago when he broke out of the jail, pleaded no contest to escape last week after mental-health experts found him competent to stand trial, court records show.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: September 10, 2012
CEMIT helps officers tackling with gangs in Texas (Austin, TX): Jason Sole began selling drugs on the streets of Chicago at the age of 14 and later became one of the leaders of a notorious street gang. The son of a cocaine addict, this three-time felon spent two years in prison and a year on work release.
Source: The Huntsville Item Date: September 10, 2012
City leaders say town of Blackville facing a violence 'crisis' (Blackville, SC): An increase in deadly violence has people in the small town of Blackville searching for a solution. City leaders hosted a community forum Monday night to discuss the recent violence.
Source: WRDW News 12 Date: September 10, 2012
Yuba City gang member apologizes for role in Marysville bar shooting (Yuba City, CA) : A Yuba City gang member said he is "sorry" for his role in a drunken gang-related shooting last year outside a Marysville bar.
Source: Appeal-Democrat Date: September 10, 2012
Gang quarrel leads to arrest (Livingston, CA): After a gang-related confrontation during the weekend in Livingston, police said, two people were arrested in the brandishing of a weapon.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: September 10, 2012
Gang rivals fly side-by-side in chopper to see the bigger picture (Denver, CO): From gang fights to gang flights. The idea is to show gang members what they're fighting over and show them why they're missing the bigger picture. CBS4's Gloria Neal wanted to see how it works, so she went up for a tour.
Source: CBS Denver Date: September 10, 2012
Rally against gang violence planned after Port Moody shootings (Port Moody, BC): A rally against gang violence is planned for Monday evening at city hall in Port Moody where three fatal shootings, all believed to be gang-related, have taken place since June.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: September 9, 2012
Chattanooga gang report just the start; now what? (Chattanooga, TN): The task of stopping gangs in Chattanooga is going to take people who will quit pointing fingers and start holding hands. That's what several local leaders say about findings in a six-month assessment of gangs' presence and impact in city and county schools and the larger community.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: September 9, 2012
Officers share primer on gangs, graffiti (Hemet, CA): From crime prevention to a history and primer on local gangs and how-to tips on security and graffiti removal, the Community Safety Workshop at First Baptist Church in Hemet on Saturday, Sept. 8, covered a lot of ground.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: September 9, 2012
Whittier gang member caught scrawling graffiti in sheriff's academy men's room (Whittier, CA): A sheriff's lieutenant arrested a 31-year-old Whittier gang member earlier this week after catching him in the act of scrawling graffiti in the men's room of the sheriff's academy.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: September 9, 2012
Teen dies in gang-related shooting in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A male teenager riding his bicycle through a residential neighborhood was shot dead Sunday afternoon by an unknown assailant in a vehicle, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 9, 2012
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