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Guards injured at youth jail in Cheshire (Cheshire, CT): A union official raised concerns about safety at a youth detention center Wednesday after two separate inmate attacks that injured four correction officers.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: March 18, 2010
Police say teen member of a gang (Springfield, MA): If tattoos were self-fulfilling prophecies, Eric B. Denson was headed down the wrong path. The 20-year-old city man was arrested Tuesday night on a murder charge for the stabbing death of Cathedral High School student Conor W. Reynolds.
Source: The Republican Date: March 18, 2010
Operation aims to find leads into Juarez killings (McAllen, TX): More than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officers swept through El Paso on Thursday, picking up suspected members of the Barrio Azteca gang in an effort to find new leads into the killings of three people with ties to the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez last weekend.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: March 18, 2010
Teen beaten up over forced gang initiation (Spartanburg, SC): A 15-year-old boy said he was attacked by relatives and other teens who wanted him to join their gang.
Source: WYFF 4 News Date: March 18, 2010
Father Gregory Boyle of Homeboy Industries puts compassionate pen to paper (Los Angeles, CA): For the last 20 years, Father Gregory Boyle has been writing -- and not writing -- the book that is his newly released memoir, "Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion" (Free Press: 220 pp., $25).
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 17, 2010
Police, ATF pick up gang members (Niagara Falls, NY): Two gang members being sought in connection with the recent rash of violence in the city were picked up Monday and Tuesday by Falls police.
Source: Niagara Gazette Date: March 17, 2010
Alleged drug dealers nabbed (Kingston, NY): Police on Tuesday rounded up eight suspected drug dealers, including the son of a Kingston alderwoman who serves a liaison to the county crime-fighting team that made the arrests.
Source: Daily Freeman Date: March 17, 2010
Round Lake Park man accused of bringing bat to gang fight (Round Lake Park, IL): One man is in custody for using a bat to injure others during a gang fight in Round Lake Park on Monday, police officials said.
Source: Daily Herald Date: March 17, 2010
Two arrested in shooting that wounded three (Anaheim, CA): A man and a juvenile have been arrested in connection with a gang-related shooting that left a man, a woman and a 6-year-old girl suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: March 16, 2010
Racketeering, drug trial opens for alleged gang member, dealer (Baltimore, MD): Before he was locked up, Terrence "Squeaky" Richardson dealt drugs, randomly robbed people and killed his enemies as a leader of a "violent and notorious gang in Baltimore City," prosecutors said Monday during opening statements in a federal racketeering and drug conspiracy trial.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: March 16, 2010
Alleged Crips gang members indicted in killing of 11-year-old (DeKalb County, GA): Three people were indicted on Tuesday in connection with a shooting that killed an 11-year-old DeKalb County boy who was asleep in his bed.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: March 16, 2010
State issues report on 2009 Calif prison riot (Los Angeles, CA): A state report issued Tuesday on a gang and racially motivated riot at a California prison last year recommends changes in managing inmate gang members as well as improvements in communication and use of technology to identify inmates during disturbances.
Source: The Associated Press Date: March 16, 2010
Family of three wounded in possible gang shooting (Anaheim, CA): Two suspected gang members are in custody for allegedly shooting a man, his wife and their 6 year old daughter outside their Anaheim apartment complex.
Source: KTLA News Date: March 15, 2010
Two arrested in Anaheim shooting of family (Anaheim, CA): Police have arrested two suspected gang members for allegedly shooting a father, mother and 6-year-old daughter outside an Anaheim apartment building.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 15, 2010
Fatal stabbing rattles Oxnard neighborhood (Oxnard, CA): An apparent gang-related weekend stabbing in Oxnard that left a music producer dead and two others injured rattled neighbors, who said the area has been historically safe.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: March 15, 2010
Suspected gang leader shot to death in Charles Village (Charles Village, MD): Police identified a man who was shot and killed Friday afternoon in Charles Village as Donatello Fenner, a 22-year-old who has long been on law enforcement radar as a leader of a North Baltimore gang.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: March 14, 2010
Five shot, stabbed in Walla Walla fight (Walla Walla, WA): Police say five people are hospitalized with gunshot and stab wounds after a gang-affiliated birthday party turned ugly.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: March 14, 2010
Task force keeps eye on gang members at Strawberry Festival (Plant City, FL): A short kid with a baseball cap, blue shorts and a rosary around his neck walked up to the Strawberry Festival on Friday night.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: March 14, 2010
21-year-old shot to death in Newburgh (Newburgh, NY): A 21-year-old man was shot and killed, likely for revenge, Friday night, capping a 24-hour spate of gang violence that police said was among the bloodiest in Newburgh's history.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: March 14, 2010
Diary tells of teen's affair with gang leader (Kissimmee, FL): A diary detailing a teenager's affair with an Osceola County gang leader helps explain why Michael Rigby was accused of attempted murder and what preceded his recent escape from the county jail.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: March 14, 2010
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