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Calgary man gets six years in jail for involvement in gang violence (Calgary, AB): A Calgary man has been sentenced to six years in jail in connection with the city's ongoing gang violence. Vinh Troung pleaded guilty to discharging a firearm with intent to wound in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting in 2007.
Source: AM 770 News Date: December 14, 2012
Richmond man nabbed at funeral, charged with February murder of rival gang member (Richmond, CA): A murder suspect nabbed by police at a funeral was arraigned in Superior Court on Friday afternoon, charged in the Feb. 4 shooting death of a rival gang member, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: December 14, 2012
Three teens arrested in gang-related shooting (Modesto, CA): A gang rivalry appears to be the cause of a Modesto shooting that occurred earlier this month.
Source: CBS Sacramento Date: December 14, 2012
Violent gang war nets life sentence for 'Gat Daddy' (San Antonio, TX): Still recovering from gunshot wounds incurred during a months-long gang war on the East Side, Charles Dwayne Williams had only been out of the hospital about two weeks in April 2011 when he returned to the streets to exact revenge, prosecutors said Friday as he was sentenced to life in prison.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: December 14, 2012
Feds secure RICO indictment against South Bend gang members (South Bend, IN): A federal grand jury in South Bend handed down an indictment this week accusing seven alleged Cash Out Boyz gang members of RICO violations.
Source: South Bend Tribune Date: December 14, 2012
S.B. dems oppose gang injunction (Santa Barbara, CA): The Democratic Central Committee voted overwhelmingly last week to oppose the gang injunction proposed last March by Santa Barbara Police Chief Cam Sanchez. The vote came at the instigation of Latino rights activists affiliated with the new organization PODER, who argued the injunction wasn't warranted by existing crime rates and that the money spent on the injunction would be more effectively spent on prevention programs instead.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent Date: December 13, 2012
Jury deadlocks in case of Long Beach mom charged in killing of son's gang rival (Long Beach, CA): A jury tasked with deciding the fate of a Long Beach mom charged with murder in the slaying of her son's 13-year-old gang rival has deadlocked, officials said Thursday.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: December 13, 2012
Mount Vernon man sentenced in gang-related shooting (Mount Vernon, WA): A 40-year-old Mount Vernon man was sentenced Thursday to 20 months in prison for his part in a May gang-related shooting that he took part in with his teenage son.
Source: Skagit Valley Herald Date: December 13, 2012
From Gang Member To Hip-Hop Church Leader (Grand Rapids, MI): Troy Evans preaches at Edge Urban Fellowship in a rundown Grand Rapids, Mich., neighborhood known for prostitution. Inside what looks like an abandoned office building are walls covered by graffiti. There are tattooed people wearing baseball caps and jeans. Three 20-year-old men holding mics get ready to bust out some elaborate dance moves.
Source: 90.5 WKAR Date: December 13, 2012
Officials bust 41 members of violent B'klyn street gang (Brooklyn, NY): Forty-one members of a violent, highly organized Brooklyn street gang have been busted for murder, conspiracy, robbery and a host of other crimes, prosecutors said today.
Source: New York Post Date: December 12, 2012
Tucson police say women ran shoplifting gang (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police say they've arrested four women they say were part of an organized gang that shoplifted tens of thousands of dollars' worth of cosmetics, jewelry and other merchandise from area retailers.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: December 12, 2012
City woman charged with witness intimidation (Muhlenberg Township, PA): Muhlenberg Township police arrested a Reading woman on Tuesday and charged her with witness intimidation and related offenses in the July 9 gang-related shooting of Amber Putt, who was found wounded near Routes 61 and 222 in the township.
Source: Reading Eagle Date: December 12, 2012
Edison man imprisoned for role in gang-related murder (Edison, NJ): Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced that an Edison man has been sentenced to state prison for participating in a gang-related murder in New Brunswick in 2008.
Source: Sentinel Date: December 12, 2012
BOE, MPD to implement prevention program (Milledgeville, GA): The Baldwin County Board of Education announced its collaboration with the Milledgeville Police Department during Monday's work session to provide Oak Hill Middle School students with life skills to avoid delinquent behavior, violence and gangs. The new educational prevention program is called G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education And Training).
Source: The Union-Recorder Date: December 12, 2012
Three arrested in killing of Newark teen (Newark, CA): Three alleged gang members have been charged with murdering a former Newark high school football star in 2010, police said Wednesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: December 12, 2012
MS-13 gang enforcer sentenced in Richmond stabbing (Richmond, VA): An enforcer for the MS-13 gang who participated in a near-fatal, gang-related stabbing in Richmond last January was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison Wednesday.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: December 12, 2012
Two UN gangsters jailed for cocaine conspiracy (Vancouver, BC): Two senior UN gang members have received lengthy jail terms after pleading guilty to a cocaine conspiracy. Douglas Vanalstine, the co-founder of the gang, and Daryl Johnson, a senior gang member, entered their guilty pleas in July in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver.
Source: The Province Date: December 12, 2012
Cops: Arrest of parolee part of crackdown on gang funeral violence (Chicago, IL): Chicago's crackdown on violence at gang funerals continued Wednesday when officers nabbed a parolee with a gun on the West Side, officials said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: December 12, 2012
Violent prison uprising gang-related, officials say (Walla Walla, WA): An assault on three correctional officers at the Washington State Penitentiary Tuesday afternoon may have been gang related, the Department Of Corrections announced Wednesday.
Source: Q13 FOX News Date: December 12, 2012
Police believe school vandalism, burglary may be gang-related (Beeville, TX): An investigation is underway in Beeville after vandals broke into a middle school there, causing more than $100,000 worth of damage.
Source: KIII News Date: December 12, 2012
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