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MAGEC investigates gang violence in Fresno County (Fresno County, CA): An investigation into gang violence is underway in the Fresno County town of Biola.
Source: KFSN 30 News Date: August 1, 2012
Senate Republicans pushing legislation to combat gangs (Harrisburg, PA): A Senate Republican leader and two colleagues unveiled anti-gang legislation Monday, building momentum for a public safety issue raised by legislators from Northeast Pennsylvania.
Source: The Scranton Times Tribune Date: July 31, 2012
Police credit increased patrols for decline in gang-related incidents (Logansport, IN): Though Riverside Park has been an area known for gang-related activity, the Logansport Police Department says it has no incidents this year.
Source: Pharos-Tribune Date: July 31, 2012
Police investigating possible gang-related shooting in Lincoln Park (San Diego, CA): San Diego police Tuesday investigated an apparent gang-related shooting that left a male victim with a gunshot wound to his lower back.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: July 31, 2012
One arrested in Cortland 'gang assault' that left man in critical condition (Cortland, NY): Cortland Police have arrested a man who they say participated in an assault that left another man in critical condition.
Source: WSYR 9 News Date: July 31, 2012
Two charged in gang-related homicide in Stamford (Stamford, CT): Police have charged two men in connection with what they described as the gang-related robbery and killing of a man at a local Laundromat.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: July 31, 2012
Orosi party ends in fatal shooting (Orosi, CA): A party in Orosi ended with a gang-related fatal shooting that left a teen dead Sunday morning.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 31, 2012
Gang violence in Toronto: Fighting for creative solutions from the bottom up (Toronto, ON): Could the "summer of the gun" be echoing through Toronto once again? That's something Toronto city councillors and community advocates feared in early June, and recent tragedies have only served to reinforce their predictions.
Source: The Huffington Post Date: July 31, 2012
The Road Ahead: The powerful lure of gang life can be difficult for kids to resist (Greeley, CO): In glossy 3x5 photos meant for the scrapbook, the shining faces of two boys with mischievous grins and eyes full of promise paint an almost Rockwellian picture of normalcy.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: July 31, 2012
The Road Ahead: Success against gangs is measured one kid at a time (Greeley, CO): Javier Herrera got his first gang tattoo at 11. Through his freshman year of high school, he ran with this group, drinking, doing drugs, stealing and skipping school. Then he learned about a program at Greeley Central High School that paid students to go to school.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: July 31, 2012
Two slain in Visitacion Valley shooting had gang ties (San Francisco, CA): Two men who were shot dead after a broad-daylight brawl in Visitacion Valley on Monday were both named in a 2010 city gang injunction, with one identified as a member of the notoriously vicious Towerside posse.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner Date: July 31, 2012
Gun violation admitted in Fruitvale case (Oakland, CA): An alleged gang member who was the first person to be cited for disobeying a gang injunction in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood has pleaded guilty to a weapons violation, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: July 31, 2012
Chesterfield teen pleads guilty to gang-related murder (Richmond, VA): The MS-13 gang leader was outraged when he heard that members of his crew had been hanging out with Osbin Noel Hernandez-Gonzales, a reputed member of a rival street gang, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: July 31, 2012
Kid shootings tied to gangs (Brooklyn, NY): A feud between rival Brooklyn gangbangers led to Sunday's drive-by shooting that left a 2-year-old girl, a teenage boy and four others wounded, sources said.
Source: New York Post Date: July 31, 2012
Toronto police bust street gang headquarters (Toronto, ON): Toronto police say they busted an illegal after-hours bar that doubled as a gang headquarters, seizing guns and drugs Sunday night.
Source: The Star Date: July 31, 2012
Pair arrested after girl threatened (Winnipeg, MB): Two people believed to be members of a street gang are in custody after a girl was threatened with a handgun early Thursday morning in the North End.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: July 31, 2012
14-week operation nets 300 arrests (Omaha, NE): Authorities collared more than 300 criminals, confiscated dozens of firearms and took several thousands of dollars worth of narcotics off the streets in a 14-week, multi-agency operation.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: July 31, 2012
Gun violence up due to younger gang leaders (St. Louis, MO): Ten people were shot and one was killed Monday night in six separate shootings around St. Louis. Four of the wounded remain in critical condition.
Source: FOX 2 News Date: July 31, 2012
Red Deer RCMP arrest 16 in connection with 'dial-a-dope' street gangs (Red Deer, AB): Sixteen people connected to two street gangs have been charged in one of the biggest organized crime busts in recent history in Red Deer.
Source: Calgary Herald Date: July 31, 2012
Another Latin Kings gang member pleads guilty (Chicago, IL): A Chicago man admitted Tuesday to taking part in the criminal conspiracy of the Latin Kings street gang, including shooting and killing two men outside a Griffith restaurant in 2007.
Source: Post-Tribune Date: July 31, 2012
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