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Easthaven community unites against gang activity (Columbus, OH): Members of the Easthaven community united against gangs today through a prayer walk Saturday. The event was in response to what Easthaven Community Blockwatch leader Felicia Saunders describes as recent gang activity.
Source: NBC4i.com Date: September 22, 2012
Five arrested in gang-related beating, shooting (Hollister, CA): Authorities arrested five people in connection with a gang-related beating and shooting in Hollister early Saturday morning.
Source: KSBW 8 News Date: September 22, 2012
Four rival gangs trade guns for basketballs (Chicago, IL): Four rival gangs, community and church leaders, and NBA superstars all joined together Saturday afternoon in a gym for a basketball tournament geared towards ending violence in Chicago.
Source: NBC Chicago Date: September 22, 2012
Gang member to be exonerated of murder (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors are going to court Friday to seek dismissal of charges against a former gang member convicted of a drive-by murder in a gang infested neighborhood of Los Angeles 19 years ago.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: September 21, 2012
Investing in Porterville's youth (Porterville, CA): Wanting to make a difference in turning an at-risk youth’s life around, a local activist teamed with Mothers United Against Gang Violence to form The Ingrid Project.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: September 21, 2012
Class focuses on gang investigations and patrol procedures (Dodge City, KS): Officers James Nau and Leslie Lima of the Dodge City Police Department focused on the gang problem in Dodge City during Tuesday night's class.
Source: Dodge City Daily Globe Date: September 21, 2012
Banned gang trial documents leaked on Internet (Vancouver, BC): Crown documents disclosed in two major gang cases have been posted on the Internet by someone trying to discredit the Bacon brothers, The Vancouver Sun has learned.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: September 21, 2012
Union City man pleads guilty to gang-related stabbing death of Teaneck man (Hackensack, NJ): A Union City man pleaded guilty to an aggravated manslaughter charge Thursday in the 2009 death of a Teaneck man in a gang-related stabbing, NorthJersey.com reports.
Source: NJ.com Date: September 21, 2012
Shooting investigation leads to 10 arrests (Moorpark, CA): Ten Moorpark residents were arrested last week after police served multiple search warrants as part of an ongoing investigation into two gang-related shootings that occurred in the city in August.
Source: Moorpark Acorn Date: September 21, 2012
Bibb, Twiggs get $150K grant for anti-gang effort (Macon, GA): Bibb and Twiggs counties have been awarded a $150,000 Federal grant to fight gang violence. U.S. Attorney Michael Moore announced the grant in a news release. He said the money will come from the Project Safe Neighborhoods program.
Source: WMAZ 13 News Date: September 21, 2012
Gang member accused of sexual assault (Greeley, CO): Greeley police arrested a gang member accused of sexually assaulting a female former member of a rival gang on a downtown street.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: September 21, 2012
Brentwood gang members charged in 2009 murder (Central Islip, NY) : Three reputed MS-13 street gang members have been indicted on charges that they murdered a 57-year-old man when he interrupted them robbing the Brentwood grocery store where he worked three years ago.
Source: Long Island Press Date: September 21, 2012
Brooklyn Chinese street gang members arrested en route to home invasion (New York, NY): A coordinated crime ring in Brooklyn has been busted. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara described the 35 defendants in this case as part of a highly organized, all-purpose gang based in the borough's Chinatown.
Source: CBS New York Date: September 21, 2012
Banned Surrey Six gang trial documents land on Internet (Vancouver, BC): Crown documents disclosed in two major gang cases have been posted on the Internet by someone trying to discredit the Bacon brothers, The Vancouver Sun has learned.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: September 21, 2012
West Oakland suspected gang member gets life in prison for double murder (Oakland, CA): Nicholas Harris will never be free again. The 19-year-old suspected gang member was sentenced Friday to 100 years to life in prison for killing two rivals on a Saturday afternoon in November 2010.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: September 21, 2012
Indian Posse gang member guilty of second-degree murder (Winnipeg, MB): A Winnipeg man has been convicted of pulling the trigger in a deadly gang-related shooting.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: September 21, 2012
Kingston-Galloway shootings: youths vying for dominance in re-emerging gang (Toronto, ON): On that October afternoon it was warm enough for a 12-year-old boy to wear short sleeves to class. Better yet, the final bell had sounded at St. Margaret's Public School in Scarborough, and there were laughs to be had, and foosball, at a nearby drop-in program to keep kids from the streets and gangs.
Source: Toronto Star Date: September 21, 2012
State gang official says county should prepare (Altoona, PA): While criminal gangs have not been a serious problem in Blair County, officials stressed that awareness and preparation are more effective tools than reacting once gangs take root in the community.
Source: The Altoona Mirror Date: September 20, 2012
Gang gunfire: 15-year-old shot in the head (Toppenish, WA): Toppenish police need help tracking down four people behind a gang-related shooting Wednesday night that ended with a 15-year-old boy shot in the head.
Source: KIMA News Date: September 20, 2012
Carlsbad police: Watch for signs of gang involvement (Carlsbad, NM): This small desert town may not have all the same problems bigger cities face, but that doesn't mean Carlsbad is immune to the dangers of gangs and the violence they can bring.
Source: Current-Argus Date: September 20, 2012
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