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Jack Boys gang members found guilty of deadly crime spree (Atlanta, GA): Hours after killing one man who fought back to allow his girlfriend escape, two gang members raped a woman and then continued on a crime spree that terrorized several Atlanta neighborhoods for more than a month.
Source: Examiner Date: October 12, 2012
Suspect in Milton gang-related face-slashing finally charged (Milton, PA): More than a year after a being charged in connection with a gang-related stabbing in the Valley, Michelle Smith was arraigned Thursday, according to court documents.
Source: The Daily Item Date: October 12, 2012
Brothers face court for attack (Columbus, NE): Two Columbus brothers are accused of wielding an aluminum baseball bat and firing several shots from a pellet gun at two other city men during a gang-related attack in the yard of a Ninth Street home.
Source: Columbus Telegram Date: October 12, 2012
Three arraigned in gang shooting (Gridley, CA): Alejandro Gonzalez, 19, of Gridley was arrested by Gridley-Biggs Police on Saturday and booked into Butte County Jail on homicide charges in the apparent gang-related shooting of 18-year-old Alonzo Robles Morales of Gridley on Monday, October 1, 2012.
Source: Gridley Herald Date: October 12, 2012
'Gang member' out to kill rival (Norwalk, CT): A Bridgeport man who police say has been trying to kill a Norwalk man was arrested early Friday for the third time in three days in Norwalk, police said.
Source: The Daily Voice Date: October 12, 2012
Gang violence being fought in Toledo (Toledo, OH): The Toledo Police aim to curb the gang violence here in the Glass City. One way is the law that if a gang member commits a crime, the entire gang is responsible.
Source: WNWO 24 News Date: October 12, 2012
Police arrest 10 people in connection with May, June gang killings (San Jose, CA): Ten suspects were arrested in the past week in connection with two separate gang-related killings of young men that occurred about a month apart in the same East San Jose neighborhood, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 12, 2012
As Ottawa gang symposium approaches, police lay out the big picture (Ottawa, ON) : He was a normal, everyday kid growing up in a gritty south-end community housing neighbourhood. Smart and easygoing, he did well at school and was popular on the basketball court, where he hung out with friends. But by 15 or 16, Adnan, as we will call him to protect his identity, was skipping school and running drugs for a neighbourhood street gang.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen Date: October 12, 2012
Joining a gang can be defense mechanism: Ex-gang member speaks out (Fort Wayne, IN): Carving out a new life in Fort Wayne, after being immersed in the gang world in south central Los Angeles. Donald Fields II is a man who knows the pitfalls and perils of street gangs, which continue to create a nuisance in Fort Wayne.
Source: Indiana's NewsCenter Date: October 12, 2012
Second man is arrested in slaying of reputed gang member in Passaic (Passaic, NJ): Police on Friday made a second arrest in the killing of Luis Castillo, a reputed gang member who was shot dead while driving on Sherman Street on Aug. 15.
Source: The Record Date: October 12, 2012
Court upholds Wichita murder conviction (Topeka, KS): The first-degree murder conviction of a Wichita man who killed a security guard attempting to break up a fight between gang members was upheld Friday by the Kansas Supreme Court.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal Date: October 12, 2012
Chief hopes to curtail Princeville gang problem (Tarboro-Princeville, NC): Recent gang-related violence has prompted Princeville Police Chief Joey Petway to ramp up patrols and ask citizens for assistantance with stopping what he called the "nonsense."
Source: The Daily Southerner Date: October 12, 2012
Hispanic gang MS-13 gang causes concern for Oklahoma law enforcement (Oklahoma City, OK): A Hispanic gang known nationwide for being well organized and ruthlessly violent may not have many members operating in Oklahoma, but still its tentacles reach far enough into the state to cause concern for local law enforcement.
Source: The Oklahoman Date: October 12, 2012
Gang member indicted on attempted-murder charge (Rockville Centre, NY): The leader of a Lakeview 'Crip' gang was indicted on a charge of attempted murder in aid of racketeering by a U.S. Eastern District grand jury on Oct. 4, according to Lt. Jim Vafeades of the Rockville Centre Police Department.
Source: Long Island Herald Date: October 11, 2012
Jersey City man, 21, shot in chest, reported in stable condition after surgery (Jersey City, NJ): A 19-year-old Jersey City man police say is a Bloods gang member has been charged with shooting a Jersey City man in the chest Tuesday night on Randolph Avenue, police said.
Source: The Jersey Journal Date: October 11, 2012
Pinellas law enforcement leaders say gang database guidelines need to be changed (Pinellas Park, FL): Justin Wiley probably wasn't the first person with a clean criminal record targeted by a Pinellas County law enforcement officer because he was labeled a gang member. But he might be one of the last.
Source: Tampa Bay Times Date: October 11, 2012
LA's gang intervention strategy headed to El Salvador in new collaboration (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) has a new $1.5 million grant that'll take the program international.
Source: SCPR News Date: October 11, 2012
US targets violent, central American street gang (Washington, DC): The Obama administration has labeled a violent Central American street gang as an international criminal organization subject to U.S. government sanctions, the first time this designation has been given to such a group.
Source: The Huffington Post Date: October 11, 2012
Two suspected Santa Maria gang members arrested for attempted murder (Santa Maria, CA): Santa Maria police say, two gang members are in jail for attempting to murder and torture another man.
Source: KEYT 3 News Date: October 11, 2012
Gang graffiti found in multiple areas throughout eastern parts of Caledonia (Caledonia, WI): Police found multiple areas vandalized with gang-related graffiti over the weekend in eastern Caledonia, according to police reports.
Source: The Journal Times Date: October 11, 2012
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