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Tackling gang slayings that plagued Santa Monica in the 1990s (Santa Monica, CA): Santa Monica Police Detective Larry Nicols runs his finger down a yellowed page, scanning a list of murders that took place in Santa Monica, organized by year.
Source: The Lookout News Date: July 24, 2012
Spate of Alice homicides don't reveal trends, criminologist says (Alice, TX): The city of Alice recorded its sixth homicide of 2012 on Sunday, meaning there have been more killings in seven months than in any year since before 1985, according to the FBI's crime database.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times Date: July 24, 2012
Man shot, wounded in gang-related attack at wake (San Diego, CA): San Diego police say a man attending a wake at a church has been shot and wounded in a gang-related attack.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: July 24, 2012
Student's slaying adds to anger, anguish around 'Murder Park' (Chicago, IL): The grassy fields, benches and basketball courts nestled in the Southeast Side park seem quaint, but neighbors have called the hangout "Murder Park" for years because of bloody turf wars among street gangs.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: July 24, 2012
Murder, witness tampering and assault among new charges filed against accused Native Mob defendants (Minneapolis, MN): Updated federal charges against defendants suspected as operating the Native Mob gang now include accusations of murder and additional charges against purported leaders, who have ties to Bemidji, Cass Lake and the surrounding area.
Source: DL-Online Date: July 24, 2012
Two gang members on trial for Brownsville murders that left a baby and a rival dead (Miami, FL) : Derrick Days looked to the ceiling of the courtroom, as if to gather the strength to explain what happened on Dec. 13, 2008.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: July 24, 2012
Gang activity sparks multiple arrests over weekend (Hanford, CA): An attack in north Hanford and a loaded gun hidden in a trash can led authorities to arrest five alleged gang members at Panda Express.
Source: Hanford Sentinel Date: July 24, 2012
Nine arrested for gun and drug trafficking (Seattle, WA): Yesterday, the DEA Task Force along with the Seattle Police Department arrested nine people following a month-long investigation of drug and gun trafficking by an Everett, Washington based criminal group.
Source: Examiner Date: July 24, 2012
Toronto mayor meets with PM to begin tackling city's gang problems (Toronto, ON): They met in the shadow of a Scarborough bloodbath that left two innocents dead and 23 wounded. And, when the private meeting on gun violence with Prime Minister Stephen Harper was over, Mayor Rob Ford claimed it was just the start to ensure Toronto has tools to "prevent gang violence and protect the public from criminals."
Source: Sun News Date: July 24, 2012
New unit to fight gang crime in West Tennessee (Memphis, TN): A newly formed unit made up of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies is taking on the challenge of eradicating street gang crime in Memphis and West Tennessee, officials said Monday.
Source: The Tennessean Date: July 24, 2012
Fugitives in slaying case have gang ties (Joplin, MO): Two of five suspects in a home-invasion murder July 6 in Joplin are known members of a street gang in Tulsa, Okla., including the suspected triggerman, Daniel Hartman, according to police.
Source: The Joplin Globe Date: July 24, 2012
People fear possible "gang war" in Alice (Alice, TX): Police have made their first arrest in a rash of gang related violence in Alice. On Sunday, four known gang members were killed. One died in a drive-by shooting, the others were involved in a shooting and car crash.
Source: KRIS 6 News Date: July 24, 2012
Waverly shooting was gang-related, police say (Baltimore, MD): Baltimore Police say a recent shooting in Waverly that injured a 16-year-old girl was gang-related, and detectives have charged a 22-year-old man in the case.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: July 24, 2012
One person injured in Anaheim shooting (Anaheim, CA): One person was injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon that police believe to be gang-related.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: July 24, 2012
Cape PD seeks suspect in home burglary (Cape Coral, FL): Cape Coral Police are investigating a suspected gang-related burglary that took place on NW 25th Lane Tuesday afternoon.
Source: WINK News Date: July 24, 2012
Yakima County gets $105,000 more in grant funds to fight gangs (Yakima, WA): Yakima County has received a second state grant to support gang intervention efforts in three cities and could be expanded to other communities.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: July 24, 2012
Metro Gang Unit unveiling Monday (Memphis, TN): A new Metro Gang Unit will be unveiled Monday, July 23, by local, state and federal law enforcement officials. But the unit will operate differently than the past gang unit that was a consolidation of efforts by the Memphis Police Department and the Shelby County Sheriff's Department.
Source: The Daily News Date: July 23, 2012
Police investigating gang violence in Alice (Alice, TX): There are more questions than answers a day after a gang shooting in Alice left four people dead and one person in critical condition. Police are still busy working on solving the crime, and have not said much in the meantime.
Source: KIII News Date: July 23, 2012
Gang activity in Waterloo Region (Waterloo, ON): A week ago today, two people were killed and 23 others injured when gunfire erupted at a block party in Toronto's east end.
Source: 570 News Date: July 23, 2012
Sterling streets hit with gang graffiti (Moline, IL): Police say they're investigating multiple reports of street gang-related graffiti on at least five streets in Sterling, Illinois.
Source: WQAD 8 News Date: July 23, 2012
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