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Gang members sentenced for jailhouse beating (Winnipeg, MB): Three Winnipeg gang members are heading back to prison for their role in a violent jailhouse beating that left their victim permanently disabled.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: March 7, 2012
ETX authorities arrest five in drive-by shooting (Nacogdoches County, TX): Nacogdoches Sheriff's Office arrested four people Sunday night, in what was reported to be a drive-by shooting.
Source: KLTV 7 News Date: March 7, 2012
Gang killed fellow member after he fled robbery, prosecutors say (Los Angeles, CA): The trial of four alleged gang members who prosecutors said killed a fellow gang member in 1995 in retaliation for abandoning them during a robbery is expected to begin Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 7, 2012
Trumbull drug dealer pleads guilty (Trumbull, CT): A 39-year-old Trumbull man pleaded guilty Tuesday to supplying large amounts of cocaine to alleged members of the Stamford-area Latin Kings gang.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: March 7, 2012
Gang member gets life sentence for stabbing teen girl to death (Volusia County, FL): A South Daytona man was sentenced to life in prison today for his role in a stabbing death that stemmed from a challenge to a physical fight exchanged through test messages.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: March 7, 2012
Gang member guilty of shooting man in back (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange gang member sat silently Wednesday as he was convicted of conspiracy, murder and street terrorism for his role in luring a drug dealer to his execution on a residential street in Orange.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: March 7, 2012
Willits man arrested for street gang robbery, beatings (Ukiah, CA): A Willits man and a 17-year-old male were arrested Sunday for beating and robbing a man of an iPod on State Street in Ukiah.
Source: The Willits News Date: March 7, 2012
Salinas councilwoman's son arrested on weapon and gang charges (Salinas, CA): Authorities confirmed Wednesday night that the son of Salinas City Councilwoman Gloria De La Rosa was arrested this week on suspicion of gang and weapons charges.
Source: The Californian Date: March 7, 2012
Downtown shooting on Wednesday gang-related (Yakima, WA): A shooting that injured a 19-year-old man Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Fourth and Pine streets appears to be gang-related, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: March 7, 2012
Two arrested, one recovering after shooting (Panama City Beach, FL): A Panama City man is expected to recover from a shooting and two others were in jail Wednesday after “gang-related” violence eru
Source: The News Herald Date: March 7, 2012
Gang specialists discuss prevention tactics at San Rafael forum (San Rafael, CA): Gang activity in San Rafael is fueled in large part by the "racism" of the city's culture, a gang expert said Wednesday.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: March 7, 2012
Gang activity is increasing 'potential for terrorism-related events' but FBI plans to shut down Gang Intelligence Center (Washington, DC): An FBI budget proposal to eliminate a seven year-old body designed to help counter gang activity is a "mistake" that will hinder efforts to combat violent gangs, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) told the bureau's director during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing Wednesday.
Source: CNSnews.com Date: March 7, 2012
Man stabbed near Second Street in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): A man was stabbed in the back and chest in a gang-motivated attack near the 200 block of Second Street on Wednesday.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: March 7, 2012
Gallery: Criminal tattoos, wear at your own risk (Victoria, BC): These tattoos are from a new Canada Border Services handbook designed to help agents identify criminals and members of crime gangs. A version of the handbook was unofficially released on Feb. 28 by an advocacy group called "Public Intelligence."
Source: Times Colonist Date: March 7, 2012
Know your graffiti: Disses, threats and the Mexican Mafia (Los Angeles, CA): Sometimes the ubiquitous graffiti in South Los Angeles is pure artistic expression. Sometimes it's just kids' tagging and costing business owners or the city a couple hundred bucks in repainting expenses.
Source: OnCentral Date: March 7, 2012
Police arrest gang members (Saskatoon, SK): A street gang in North Battleford has had its wings clipped. Three adults and three youths - members of the Crazy Natives gang - were arrested early Saturday in North Battleford, about 130 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.
Source: The StarPhoenix Date: March 6, 2012
Murder trial begins for gang member once featured on Discovery Channel (Oakland, CA): A gang member once featured in a Discovery Channel documentary series that focused on various police departments' efforts at combating gang violence is now being featured in an Alameda County courtroom as a suspect who killed a teenager because of a red baseball cap.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: March 6, 2012
Indianapolis conference educates Hispanic families on warning signs of gang activity (Indianapolis, IN): The gathering Monday night at George Washington Community High School was small, but the message from city and police leaders was big-time when it comes to gangs: Know the warning signs of gang activity and seek help if your kids are getting involved.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: March 6, 2012
B.C. gangsters in over their heads in Mexico (Kamloops, BC): Gangsters from British Columbia are increasingly doing business with drug cartels in Mexico — a recklessly naive trend that has resulted in five deaths in the past four years, police say.
Source: CBC News Date: March 6, 2012
Sears: Anti-gang bill is moving through Senate (Bennington, VT): Legislation aimed at curbing what some lawmakers and law enforcement officials have labeled a growing gang problem has cleared a Senate panel and will be considered next week by the full chamber.
Source: The Bennington Banner Date: March 6, 2012
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