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Sheriff's clique may have celebrated shootings with tattoo, sources say (Los Angeles County, CA): The investigation into a secret clique within the Los Angeles County sheriff's elite gang unit has uncovered allegations that members had matching tattoos of a gun-toting skeleton, which deputies would modify to celebrate their involvement in a shooting, according to sources close to the internal probe.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: May 10, 2012
Violence stirs gang fears in L.A. area formerly plagued by one (Los Angeles, CA): Several violent incidents, including the shooting of a 13-year-old boy, have sparked worries of renewed gang activity in a northeast Los Angeles neighborhood where city authorities have invested many resources to combat a notorious gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: May 10, 2012
Recreation centers a lure for Chattanooga gang members (Chattanooga, TN): Jacqueline Dowell has lived in Washington Hills for 48 years and what she sees at the neighborhood's recreation center worries her. She sees older groups of boys in their late teens and early 20s sometimes loitering in the parking lot or nearby, hanging out with younger boys.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: May 10, 2012
Man shot multiple times in gang-related attack (San Diego, CA): A 40-year-old man was shot two times in an apparent gang-related attack in Mountain View, police said Thursday.
Source: KGTV 10 News Date: May 10, 2012
Greenville gang member arrested for shooting (Greenville, NC): A gang member in Greenville is behind bars today, accused of shooting a fellow gang member one week ago.
Source: WITN 7 News Date: May 10, 2012
Street crews get younger and residents' fear grows at Melrose Houses and Andrew Jackson Houses (Bronx, NY) : When the feds smashed two drug gangs in Melrose Houses and Andrew Jackson Houses last fall, residents braced for a violent fallout. Now some say their fears are coming true.
Source: New York Daily News Date: May 10, 2012
Man charged for 2011 Lincoln hotel slaying (Winnipeg, MB): Police have arrested a man for the October 2011 shooting death of a 28-year-old man outside the Lincoln Motor Hotel.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: May 10, 2012
Law agencies meet with community to talk about shooting (Oroville, CA): The Southside Community wanted answers from local law enforcement agencies Wednesday about recent crimes including stabbings and shootings in the community.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register Date: May 10, 2012
Monrovia gang member who paralyzed teen in drive-by to be sentenced (Monrovia, CA): A Monrovia gang member convicted of wounding and paralyzing a 16-year-old boy in a drive-by shooting is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in what marks one of the last prosecutions from a rash of gang violence in the city that erupted in late 2007 and early 2008.
Source: MonroviaPatch Date: May 10, 2012
Armed gang member caught in southwest Fresno (Fresno, CA): Police officers patrolling southwest Fresno in an effort to quell recent violence arrested an armed gang member after a chase Wednesday night.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: May 10, 2012
DA: Sur-13 gang has presence in Coatesville (Coatesville, PA): The immediate aftermath of the April 17 slaying of an 18-year-old Coatesville high school student produced an initial outpouring of both grief and shock at the city's loss of another young and apparently innocent life.
Source: Daily Local News Date: May 10, 2012
Alleged gang members charged in Henderson gun store theft (Las Vegas, NV): Four alleged members of the Donna Street Crips, a criminal street gang in Las Vegas, have been charged with the theft, sale and illegal possession of firearms in connection with their burglary of a Henderson gun store on Aug. 13, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Nevada.
Source: MyNews3 Date: May 10, 2012
Gang member to be sentenced in a 2009 Uptown Whittier murder (Whittier, CA) : Known gang member Brandon John Valdez is scheduled to be sentenced today at Norwalk Superior Court in the murder of a 30-year-old man in Uptown Whittier in May 2009.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: May 10, 2012
Stanislaus County leaders discuss gang injunction (Modesto, CA): Stanislaus County's top prosecutor on Thursday evening gave residents an update on a court-approved injunction designed to suppress the activities of a gang terrorizing a south Modesto neighborhood.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: May 10, 2012
Two arraigned in downtown homicide (Stockton, CA): A pair of teenage cousins were arraigned Tuesday in the daylight killing of a 48-year-old man, and prosecutors say the case demonstrates how brazen gang activity has become in the community.
Source: The Record Date: May 9, 2012
One killed, one wounded in Greenfield shooting (Greenfield, CA): An 18-year-old man died and a 17-year-old boy was critically wounded in a drive-by gang shooting, Greenfield police said Wednesday.
Source: The Herald Date: May 9, 2012
Jury convicts alleged gang member in SF triple slaying (San Francisco, CA): A jury Wednesday found Edwin Ramos guilty of three counts of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a father and his two sons in San Francisco in 2008, but deadlocked on whether he actually fired the shots.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: May 9, 2012
S.A. police chief, councilwoman pledge to clean up east-side crime (San Antonio, TX): Councilwoman Ivy Taylor and San Antonio police Chief William McManus on Wednesday spent a few hours touring an east side neighborhood that has seen a recent spike in gang-related crime.
Source: KENS 5 News Date: May 9, 2012
Aurora man guilty in murder of gang rival (Aurora, IL): An Aurora man and reputed gang member who allegedly held open the sliding door of a van so fellow gang members could gun down a rival was found guilty today of first-degree murder.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 9, 2012
Toppenish police arrest two in gang-related home invasion (Toppenish, WA): A home robbery that resulted in the arrests of two men found hiding in a bathroom early Wednesday has been classified as gang-related, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: May 9, 2012
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