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Hacienda Heights man wounded in Arcadia stabbing (Arcadia, CA): A wounded Hacienda Heights man showed up at an area hospital late Thursday following an apparently gang-related stabbing last week, police said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: May 18, 2012
Three in custody after possible gang-related Caldwell shooting (Caldwell, ID): Three Caldwell suspects were in custody Friday after a man was shot Thursday night in the 2400 block of South Montana Avenue in Caldwell.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune Date: May 18, 2012
San Jose PD investigating deadly gang-related shooting (San Jose, CA): An 18-year-old man is dead and a 21-year-old injured in what San Jose police believe was a gang-related shooting Wednesday night.
Source: Examiner Date: May 18, 2012
Community coming together to combat gang activity (San Luis Obispo, CA): Gang activity is a real problem in San Luis Obispo County and the conference today was composed of residents and service providers to learn active ways to combat this issue. 13-hundred, that's the number of documented gang members in SLO county.
Source: KCOY 12 News Date: May 18, 2012
Gang talk combats 'losing the streets' (Tippecanoe County, IN): A boy, with associations to the MS 13 gang, flashing gang signs for a camera while sitting in a classroom at a Tippecanoe County middle school. A seventh-grader, affiliated with a Lafayette girls' gang, pregnant with another gang member’s child. A 16-year-old West Lafayette girl who solicits sexual activity and works in organized prostitution for MS 13.
Source: Journal & Courier Date: May 18, 2012
Investigator: Teens in gangs are looking for 'family element' (Anderson, SC): Anderson County's battle with gangs came to the forefront Friday night in a presentation that showed there are at least two dozen gangs active in this part of the Upstate.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail Date: May 18, 2012
More arrests in Boise drugs, guns, gangs case (Boise, ID): In April, police served search warrants near the Boise State campus, startling some neighbors. There were several arrests that day, and now there have been even more.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: May 18, 2012
Gang activity can get violent (Tifton, GA): Gang activity has become pervasive in many South Georgia towns. In Tifton there have been recent arrests involving criminal street gang activity; and earlier this year, a Tift County high School student, claiming that he was a member of the street gang "Bloods," was arrested for carrying an unloaded gun to school.
Source: The Tifton Gazette Date: May 18, 2012
Shelby neighbors march to end gang violence (Shelby, NC): Faced with increased gang activity in their community, some 30 neighbors joined hands in prayer outside of the Hoppers Missionary Baptist Church Friday evening.
Source: WCNC 6 News Date: May 18, 2012
Yakima drive-by suspect sentenced to two years in jail (Yakima, WA): A drive-by shooting suspect who claimed he fired on rival gang members in self-defense was sentenced Friday to two years in prison.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: May 18, 2012
Police say gang presence in Western Virginia is serious matter (Radford, VA): Gangs are a growing issue in Virginia that can only be tackled with awareness and information. That was the sentiment imparted Wednesday during an all-day gang training session held at Radford University. The training, first in a series of anti-gang sessions sponsored by the office of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, were open to law enforcement and the public.
Source: The Roanoke Times Date: May 17, 2012
Reputed gang member accused in killing to be arraigned today (Murrieta, CA): A reputed gang member accused of gunning down a San Jacinto man in a street confrontation is slated to be arraigned today in Murrieta.
Source: The Valley News Date: May 17, 2012
Reputed gang member charged in killing (Waterbury, CT): A member of the Latin Kings street gang was arraigned Wednesday as an accessory in the murder of 40-year-old Danny "City" Gonzalez, who was shot to death in a car on Willow Street in April.
Source: Republican-American Date: May 17, 2012
Fatal shooting believed gang-related (Pomona, CA): An 18-year-old Pomona man died late Tuesday at the scene of what investigators have labeled a gang-related shooting.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: May 17, 2012
Gang hideout busted – guns and drugs found (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police busted a gang house in southwest Fresno. Inside the home they found a sawed-off rifle with a threat to police carved into the stock.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: May 17, 2012
Seven deputies from L.A. County sheriff's gang unit placed on leave (Los Angeles County, CA): Seven deputies from the Los Angeles County sheriff's gang unit have been placed on leave on suspicion that they belong to a secret clique that celebrates shootings and brands its members with matching tattoos, sources confirmed.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: May 17, 2012
Gang violence a concern after latest shooting in Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA): The slaying of a man in the Rainier Valley Wednesday night has reignited concerns that a code of silence among gang members is making the streets more dangerous.
Source: KIRO 7 News Date: May 17, 2012
Four Sex Money Murder Bloods gang members admit role in drive-by killing of 13-year-old Trenton girl (Trenton, NJ): Four members of the Sex Money Murder Bloods pleaded guilty this afternoon to charges for their role in shooting death of a 13-year-old girl, who was gunned down at a city block party in 2009.
Source: The Times of Trenton Date: May 17, 2012
Gang member gets life for 2008 murder of Darnell Grant (Toronto, ON): A member of Toronto gang Doomstown Crips, who sprayed bullets into a crowd of strangers killing a father of six, got an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 18 years.
Source: CityNews Date: May 17, 2012
New anti-gang operations center created (Houston, TX): There are some 15,000 gang members in the Houston area, but law enforcement is hoping a new approach and a new center will help them better fight violent criminal gangs.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: May 17, 2012
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