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Prosecutor: One of Roselle shooting victims was involved with Crips gang; search continues for gunman (Roselle, NJ): The hunt is still on for a lone gunman who shot four unarmed men in front of a house Thursday night, then escaped on foot in a quiet Roselle neighborhood, authorities said today.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: March 9, 2012
Police update: BB gun shooting spree may have been gang-related (Manitowoc, WI): Police on Tuesday arrested a second suspect in a BB gun shooting spree that may have been gang-related. According to a Manitowoc Police Department report: The second suspect, an 18-year-old Manitowoc man, is believed to be a member of the Brothers Die Together gang, also known as Brothers Don't Talk or Brothers Don't Tell.
Source: Herald Times Reporter Date: March 9, 2012
Suspect in musician's gang-related killing was FBI informant (Santa Rosa, CA): With the enlarged mug shots of alleged gang members staring down at them, jurors in a Santa Rosa courtroom Friday heard continuing testimony in the trial of the mistaken-identity killing of a Vallejo musician.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: March 9, 2012
RCMP shut down 10 gang-related grow-ops (Winnipeg, MB): Ten marijuana grow operations were shut down across the province last month, which the RCMP said is proof that organized crime is present in rural Manitoba.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: March 9, 2012
CA reviews high-risk inmate, gang member policies (Sacramento, CA): A sharp reduction in prison crowding is giving officials in the nation's largest state prison system breathing space to rethink long-outdated policies affecting where inmates live and how best to suppress the gangs that unofficially control many aspects of life behind bars.
Source: Associated Press Date: March 9, 2012
Fort Worth gang member, 30, found guilty of capital murder (Cleburne, TX) : A Johnson County jury deliberated 10 minutes Friday before finding a Fort Worth gang member who had been described as "evil" guilty of capital murder in the robbery-slaying of a Godley woman.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: March 9, 2012
Gang member sentenced to five life terms for aggravated murders (Los Angeles, CA): An 18th Street gang member convicted in five aggravated murders was sentenced Friday to five consecutive life terms, the Los Angeles district attorney's office said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 9, 2012
Five more teens arrested in Santa Cruz stabbing (Santa Cruz, CA): Five more teenagers were arrested Friday in a gang-motivated stabbing of an 18-year-old on Second Street.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: March 9, 2012
Town Hall meeting to focus on gang activity (Rocky Mount, NC): Jose Hernandez understands the appeal of gang life to teenagers. He joined a Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood gang when he was 9 years old and left the gang when he was 17 to join the U.S. Army.
Source: Rocky Mount Telegram Date: March 9, 2012
Rowlett Middle School students say no to gangs (Rowlett, TX) : Hundreds of middle school students took a stand against gang and violence in Rowlett with their graduation from a federal program.
Source: KXAS 5 News Date: March 9, 2012
Two men arrested in gang sweep sentenced to 20 years (San Jose, CA) : Two Northern California men arrested last fall during a sweep of suspected gang members have been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: March 8, 2012
Bloods gang member pleads guilty in conspiracy to murder witness (Kingston, NY): The last member of the Bloods street gang charged in the conspiracy to murder a witness in Midtown Kingston in 2010 Wednesday pled guilty in Ulster County Court.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: March 8, 2012
Athens woman threatened with gang violence (Athens, GA): An Athens woman has been threatened by another woman who is affiliated with the Gangster Disciples street gang, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: March 8, 2012
Teens accused of killing dog in gang-related attack face animal cruelty charges (San Jose, CA): Three teen boys arrested last month for allegedly assaulting a man in San Jose and killing his dog will also be charged with animal cruelty, but will not be charged as adults, according to a prosecutor.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: March 8, 2012
Gang member sentenced for shooting, robbery (Midland, TX): A member of the Milwaukee Kings gang pleaded guilty Thursday in connection with his participation in two cases of engaging in organized criminal activity.
Source: Midland Reporter-Telegram Date: March 8, 2012
Teen pleads guilty to aggravated murder in golf course slaying (Salt Lake City, UT): Seneuefa Farani waited sobbing in a courthouse hallway on Thursday after her 17-year-old son pleaded guilty to murdering another teenager on a West Valley City golf course three years ago.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: March 8, 2012
Salinas man receives 20 years in gang bust (Salinas, CA): A Salinas man arrested as part of last fall's sweeping Operation Garlic Press, which targeted Norteño gang-related drug, gun and auto theft rings, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison in San Jose on Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: March 8, 2012
Guards quell riot at Folsom State Prison (Folsom, CA): Correctional officers at Folsom State Prison put down a wild prison melee involving up to 70 suspected gang members Tuesday, firing pepper spray and nonlethal rounds to quell the riot.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: March 7, 2012
Las Cruces is taking action against gangs (Las Cruces, NM): Many Las Cruces residents might not notice gang activity around our community, but it’s a real problem. News 22′s Kassandra Alvarez has the story surrounding gangs.
Source: KRWG 22 News Date: March 7, 2012
Gang members sentenced for jailhouse beating (Winnipeg, MB): Three Winnipeg gang members are heading back to prison for their role in a violent jailhouse beating that left their victim permanently disabled.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: March 7, 2012
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