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Shooting victim fears for his life, won't talk (Cloquet, MN): Cloquet police are investigating what is believed to be a gang-related shooting on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in which the victim was shot in the foot, but investigators say he isn’t providing much information because he fears for his life.
Source: Pine Journal Date: August 30, 2012
Inmate begrudges profiling of Kurdish Pride gang (Nashville, TN): Ako Hassan Nejad knows he hasn't been a good person. He's used drugs. Robbed people. He even admits he was part of something that became known as the Kurdish Pride Gang.
Source: The Tennessean Date: August 30, 2012
Federal warrants served on local gang (Cincinnati, OH): Local12 is working on a Breaking News Alert. We have learned that the DEA with the cooperation of the Cincinnati Police Department has served at least 8 Federal warrants on the west side of Cincinnati.
Source: WKRC 12 News Date: August 30, 2012
Pasco Police say drive-by shooting was gang-related (Pasco, WA): Pasco Police responded to a reported drive by shooting last night in the 800 Block of North Cedar Street in Pasco. Police were notified of the shooting incident at approximately 10:00 PM last night.
Source: KEPR-TV News Date: August 30, 2012
Police arrest 19 in Westwood drug raids (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati police and federal agents raided homes and made 19 arrests Thursday as part of a campaign to break up what authorities say was a major drug trafficking operation in Westwood.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer Date: August 30, 2012
Colusa murder suspect arraigned as adult (Colusa County, CA) : A 16-year-old Colusa boy, charged with the murder of a 14-year-old rival gang member, was arraigned today in Colusa County Superior Court.
Source: Colusa County Sun-Herald Date: August 30, 2012
Police and school leaders on heightened alert for gang activity (Albany, GA): Police, the sheriff and school leaders will hold a news conference Friday morning to talk about gang violence and the threat of dangerous retaliation in the weekend murder of a gang leader.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: August 30, 2012
Springfield anti-violence task force urged to expand youth mentoring efforts (Springfield, MA): The rising toll of gang violence in Springfield and other cities reinforces the need for adult role models to steer youths toward education and away from crime, an anti-violence advocate said Monday.
Source: The Republican Date: August 30, 2012
San Jose plans to step up focus on gang activities (San Jose, CA): San Jose officials showed their concern about the city's mid-August spike in homicides by allotting an additional $800,000 for overtime law enforcement and by getting as many officers as possible on the streets.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: August 30, 2012
Four Darlington men arrested after gang-related fight (Darlington, SC): Four Darlington men were arrested and charged with assault and battery and trespassing following what the victim described as a gang-related fight involving the "Neighborhood 20s."
Source: SCNow Date: August 30, 2012
Brooklyn gangs: They may be dangerous, but they're also just making the rap-pop scene (Brooklyn, NY) : Brooklyn's street gangs are getting into pop culture. Violent youth crews are posting pictures on Instagram; using trendy bracelets instead of old-fashioned bandanas to sport colors; and mixing other trends with their thuggeries.
Source: New York Daily News Date: August 30, 2012
Easton police arrest seven in drug raids (Easton, PA) : Easton police arrested seven people Thursday in a pair of early-morning drug raids, one of which targeted members of a New Jersey street gang.
Source: EastonPatch Date: August 30, 2012
Parents upset police photograph students without permission (Horizon City, TX): Parents of Horizon High School students said Horizon City police made their children line up and strip down while officers photographed the students' tattoos.
Source: KFOX14 News Date: August 30, 2012
Fort Pierce guns violence goes quiet for first time in 30 years (Fort Pierce, FL): Police had good news on the heels of a task force to reduce violence in the city ... for the first time in 30 years, the city had a six month silence in gun violence. The bad news? The gang mentality is starting younger, and getting more violent.
Source: WPEC 12 News Date: August 30, 2012
Deputies investigate gang activity (St. Joseph, MO): An investigation into alleged gang activity has led to arrests for assault and theft, the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday.
Source: St. Joseph News-Press Date: August 30, 2012
Reedley PD targets local gang members (Reedley, CA): Reedley Police targeted gang members plus former inmates on parole and probation in a multi-agency sweep across the city on Aug. 17. The sweep occurred after a Norteno gang member from Reedley cut another member's throat with a razor blade in a Fresno courtroom earlier this month.
Source: The Reedley Exponent Date: August 30, 2012
Young man shot several times in NE Portland; possibly gang-related (Portland, OR): A 21-year-old man is recovering from gunshot wounds. The suspected gunman is in custody after an early morning shooting in Portland's Hazelwood neighborhood.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News Date: August 29, 2012
Girl's killing gang-related, three arrested (Fontana, CA): Homicide investigators say the shooting of a teenage girl was gang-related. The 16-year-old girl was standing with a group of friends when she was hit by gunfire from the vehicle.
Source: Inland News Today Date: August 29, 2012
Gang leaders convicted of drug trafficking (New Haven, CT): A federal judge set Nov. 26 as the sentencing date for two men federal prosecutors claim were the leaders of the Marina Village Bloods, a gang that dealt crack and heroin out of a home on Johnson Street adjacent to the Bridgeport housing project.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: August 29, 2012
Gang member faces murder charges — again (Barstow, CA): A Barstow gang member will, again, face murder charges after a judge threw out his plea for giving false testimony in a murder trial against two partners-in-crime.
Source: Desert Dispatch Date: August 29, 2012
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