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Monticello man in hospital after 'gang related' shooting (Monticello, NY): A "gang-related" shooting Wednesday night in the village left a Monticello man in the hospital overnight, police say.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: March 22, 2012
FBI gives award to Charlotte based anti-gang program (Charlotte, NC): A Charlotte-based anti-gang program received a national award from the Federal Bureau of Investigations. In two years, the Gang Alternatives Principles, or GAP, program has helped to educate 200 young men about the dangers of gang life. The nine week course also teaches these youth other like skills like financial management.
Source: News 14 Carolina Date: March 22, 2012
Gang Task Force members seek help from local leaders (Hamilton County, TN): Chattanooga Gang Task Force members say they are making progress on the organized effort to stop current gang activity. They are taking their message to everyone in the community, not just those who are more directly impacted.
Source: WRCB 3 News Date: March 22, 2012
Bricktown Gang defendant sentenced to 60 months in prison (Syracuse, NY): Anthony Braswell, 20, a member of the Bricktown Gang, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Syracuse to 60 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, after previously pleading guilty to a RICO conspiracy charge.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: March 22, 2012
Four arrested suspected gang-related shooting (Bakersfield, CA): Kern County Sheriff's Department deputies has arrested four men suspected in two gang-related shootings. Investigators determined the shooting was gang-related and gang suppression section deputies began investigating, the news release said.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian Date: March 22, 2012
Prosser man, 18, wanted in gang-related Sunnyside shooting (Sunnyside, WA) : An 18-year-old Sunnyside man was killed Wednesday night in a reported gang-related shooting, and Sunnyside police are searching for the homicide suspect.
Source: The Bellingham Herald Date: March 22, 2012
YPD arrests gang member following RV park search (Yuma, AZ) : A Yuma gang member wanted on a felony warrant was arrested Wednesday at the Sun Vista RV Resort after a trailer-to-trailer search by Yuma police, Yuma County Sheriff deputies and Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents.
Source: The Yuma Sun Date: March 22, 2012
Dead body left on street meant to send a message, gang member says (Vancouver, WA) : The purported leader of the Greeks gang didn't worry that the body of murder victim Ronald Thom was left on a Vernon street because he wanted to send a message to others not to cross the gang, B.C. Supreme Court heard Friday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: March 22, 2012
Two Salinas gang members get 50 years in attack (Salinas, CA): Two Norteño gang members from Salinas were sentenced to 50-year prison sentences for shooting at four men in another car in 2008, prosecutors said.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: March 22, 2012
Alleged gang member arrested (Corpus Christi, TX): After an early Thursday morning raid, a member of one of the area's most violent street gangs is now in the Nueces County Jail.
Source: KIII News Date: March 22, 2012
Graffiti a never-ending problem for Las Cruces Codes officers (Las Cruces, NM): Armed with a can of gray paint, rollers and a drip pan, Craig Fenske and a volunteer took back a city-owned concrete flood drain claimed by the Sureños street gang.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News Date: March 22, 2012
Gang member, 36, gets 50 years for fatally shooting boy in the back (Seattle, WA): Before sentencing Curtis Walker to 50 years in prison, King County Superior Court Judge Richard Eadie entreated the 36-year-old gang member to help steer other young men away from the violent path that led him to fatally shoot a 12-year-old boy in the back.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: March 22, 2012
Teen charged in alleged gang shooting that wounded woman (Rocky Mount, NC): A Braswell Alternative School student is behind bars for allegedly shooting at a rival gang member, but hitting the rival’s aunt instead.
Source: Rocky Mount Telegram Date: March 22, 2012
Gang brought down in undercover op (Jacksonville, TX): Jacksonville Police and the Tyler FBI branch are bringing down a Jacksonville gang after working seven months in an undercover sting operation, but one alleged member is still on the loose. CBS 19's Amanda Roberson has more on the bust.
Source: KYTX 19 News Date: March 22, 2012
Gang member turned to Craigslist to hire smugglers (Brownsville, TX): An illegal immigrant and Texas prison gang member has been charged with using Craigslist to recruit drivers to transport illegal immigrants within the Rio Grande Valley, by his accounts for the Gulf Cartel.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: March 22, 2012
Youth held in shooting of 13-year-old girl could be tried as adult (Chattanooga, TN): A 17-year-old male charged in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old girl could be tried as an adult, authorities say.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: March 21, 2012
Lodi granted $250,000 to target gang violence (Lodi, CA): The Lodi Police Department will put more cops on the street to fight gang violence and start a community outreach program modeled after Stockton's Operation Peacekeepers.
Source: The Record Date: March 21, 2012
National Gang Center to work with local leaders (Syracuse, NY): The organization is the National Gang Center. They research street gangs, provide technical assistance and training to address gang activity nationwide, among other services.
Source: Your News Now Date: March 21, 2012
Guilford schools panel may offer new anti-gang initiative (Greensboro, NC): Gang-related offenses represent a tiny portion of student violations in Guilford County Schools. But a committee of parents, student advocates and district staff want to help schools prevent gang activity from becoming a bigger problem.
Source: News & Record Date: March 21, 2012
Gangs pervasive in modern society (Grovetown, GA): Imagine SpongeBob SquarePants as a gangbanger. Devon Harris can. So pervasive is street gang culture in American society that elements have seeped into the popular children's cartoon, said the Augusta-based gang intervention specialist who delivered a lecture on gangs during a March 14 forum at Grovetown Middle School.
Source: The News-Times Date: March 21, 2012
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