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LSP gang members convicted (Cleveland, OH): Four Youngstown men who were convicted of conspiracy to commit racketeering for their street-gang activities on Youngstown's South Side are likely to go to prison for many years.
Source: The Vindicator Date: June 29, 2012
Man shot in Gage Park drive-by (Chicago, IL): A man was wounded during a gang-related drive-by shooting Thursday night in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: June 29, 2012
Court of Special Appeals upholds conviction of Bloods gang member in murder (Baltimore, MD): Maryland's second highest court has upheld the murder conviction of a gang member who shot a man six times in February 2009 on orders from a Bloods leader. The suspect had contested the state's introduction of gang testimony, arguing it prejudiced the jury.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: June 29, 2012
Police shoot, kill gang member (Santa Maria, CA): A man in his 20s, described as a known gang member and armed parolee at large, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers Thursday morning in the alley behind the 7-Eleven at the southwest corner of Broadway and W. Bunny Avenue.
Source: Santa Maria Times Date: June 29, 2012
Greyston Garcia, who won Fla. 'stand your ground' case, killed in suspected gang crossfire (Miami, FL): South Florida man Greyston Garcia, who was cleared of murder charges this year based on Florida's 'stand your ground' self-defense law, was killed Tuesday night. Apparently he was an innocent bystander struck by a stray bullet in suspected gang crossfire, CBS Miami reported.
Source: CBS News Date: June 29, 2012
15-year-old to face murder charge (Los Angeles, CA): Prosecutors plan to charge a teen with murder, accusing him of firing into a crowd in Watts this month and killing a 1-year-old boy cradled in his father's arms, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 29, 2012
Teen wounded in Seaside shooting, police looking for suspect (Seaside, CA): Police are searching for the suspect who shot and wounded a 16-year old male just before midnight on Thursday.
Source: KION 46 News Date: June 29, 2012
Shots fired in clash between gangs near 13th, Hillside (Wichita, KS) : A clash between gangs led to gunfire in a parking lot near 13th and Hillside late Thursday night, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: June 29, 2012
Boy, 15, charged with shooting that killed infant (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old gang member has been charged with killing a one-year-old boy who was shot as he lay in his father's arms on a South Los Angeles street.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: June 29, 2012
Police, federal agents dismantle Daytona Beach's 819 Boyz gang (Daytona Beach, FL): The notorious 819 Boyz, a guns and drugs street gang that wreaked havoc in the poorest section of this city, has been decimated by local and federal investigators over the last two years, Police Chief Mike Chitwood said this morning.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal Date: June 29, 2012
Teen killers face adult punishment over gang execution (Winnipeg, MB): They were just 15 and 16 years old when they executed a rival drug dealer. But the pair of Indian Posse gang members is now getting a serious dose of adult punishment for their deadly actions.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: June 29, 2012
Organizers hope gang hotline helps stop violence (Memphis, TN): Community leaders are organizing a prayer vigil Saturday in an effort to end the gang violence in Whitehaven. "These children didn't get in this condition overnight and it can't be solved overnight, but it can be solved," said Herb Jackson, of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
Source: WMC-TV 5 News Date: June 29, 2012
St. Louis ex-gang member turns life around (North St. Louis, MO): A former St. Louis gang member says he managed to escape the crime-filled lifestyle, but it wasn't easy. A local organization has given him the help and support he needs to change his life’s course.
Source: KPLR 11 News Date: June 29, 2012
Middletown police make gang-related arrests (Middletown, OH): Police said they believe a gang task force created in the past year is making a difference on Middletown streets. At least four gangs have been identified and broken up since the task force was created, police said.
Source: Middletown Journal Date: June 29, 2012
Two gang members arrested after street shooting in Merced (Merced, CA): Two gang members were arrested on June 16th at the Savemart warehouse near the Mission Avenue Interchange by Merced police officers after fleeing from a shooting.
Source: Crime Voice Date: June 29, 2012
Desert Hot Springs gang member sentenced in drive-by shooting (Indio, CA): A Desert Hot Springs gang member convicted of trying to kill another gang member was sentenced today to 18 years and six months in prison.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: June 29, 2012
Police: Salinas shooting gang-related (Salinas, CA): Police say a shooting at a shopping center in Salinas that left four people wounded, including two bystanders, was gang-related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 29, 2012
Judge bars alleged gang members from associating (Nashville, TN): Twenty-two young men who are accused in a lawsuit of being involved with a Kurdish gang in Nashville will be restricted from associating with each other, at least temporarily.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: June 29, 2012
Salinas police piece together gang shootout (Salinas, CA): Citing the ongoing investigation, Salinas police were tight-lipped Friday in releasing more details into a gang-related shootout Thursday which killed one person and wounded two others.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: June 29, 2012
Police target East End gang (Louisville, KY): Two people have been charged in connection with a rash of East End beatings and robberies that police say are gang related.
Source: WHAS11 News Date: June 29, 2012
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