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Two stabbed in Walla Walla gang-related incident (Walla Walla, WA): A fight between two gang members believed to belong to the same gang led to one being hospitalized for a stab wound to his neck, according to Walla Walla Police Department.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: December 25, 2011
Man with gang ties charged with attempted murder (Portland, OR): A man who police says has ties to a gang is charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot at a woman in Northeast Portland Friday night.
Source: The Oregonian Date: December 24, 2011
Gang gunfire injures seven at central Fresno party (Fresno, CA): Seven people were wounded by gunfire among rival west Fresno gang members at a birthday party late Friday in the Fresno High School neighborhood of central Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: December 24, 2011
Gun seizures by Vancouver-area cops triple in 2011 (Vancouver, BC): The Vancouver-area Gang Task Force has seized almost three times as many guns so far in 2011 as it did in all of 2010, Supt. Tom McCluskie said Thursday.
Source: Times Colonist Date: December 23, 2011
Three stabbed by gang members during party (San Diego, CA): Three people were stabbed by gang members during a house party early Friday.
Source: KGTV 10 News Date: December 23, 2011
Two arrested in Antioch drug house (Antioch, IL): Antioch police arrested a violent sex offender and gang member, along with a woman, on charges the two were running a drug house on Drom Court.
Source: Lake County News-Sun Date: December 23, 2011
Anti-gang unit ramps up seizures (Vancouver, BC): The Gang Task Force has seized almost three times as many guns so far in 2011 than it did in all of 2010, Supt. Tom McCluskie said Thursday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: December 23, 2011
Three stabbed at San Diego party; gang members sought (San Diego, CA): San Diego police are looking for four gang members they say crashed a party and stabbed three young people.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner Date: December 23, 2011
Gang Task Force arrests two in Watsonville for weapons charges, probation violations (Watsonville, CA): Two men were arrested Thursday in Watsonville during a patrol by the Santa Cruz County Gang Task Force.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: December 23, 2011
Gang violence in Stillwater prison leads to felony charges for three inmates (Stillwater, MN) : Three inmates at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater are facing felony assault charges in connection with an alleged 3-on-1 fight that occured on Aug. 11 inside one of the prison cells.
Source: StillwaterPatch Date: December 23, 2011
Gang members arrested in Merced (Merced, CA): Eight alleged members of the Sureno gang were arrested Thursday on accusations ranging from violation of probation to illegal possession of a firearm, the Merced Police Department said Friday.
Source: Examiner Date: December 23, 2011
Sudanese refugees in Omaha wrestle with rise of street gangs (Omaha, NE) : When government soldiers from the north attacked Mun Nam Koak's village in southern Sudan nearly 20 years ago, he fled on foot to safety in neighboring Ethiopia. With his infant son on his back, the 22-year-old Nam and his wife took only what they could carry on their three-day trek to the crowded refugee camps across the border.
Source: The Huffington Post Date: December 23, 2011
Chief of Albemarle PD wants to fight back against gang activity (Albemarle, NC): The chief of the Albemarle Police Department said gang activity is growing. He believes the murder of a teenager in November is gang-related. Now, he wants to transform his department to fight back.
Source: WSOC 9 News Date: December 23, 2011
Pair of teens plead guilty to 2009 shooting between rival gang associates (Grand Rapids, MI): A pair of teens pleaded guilty to reduced charges stemming from the 2009 shooting death of 15-year-old Nate Jones.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press Date: December 23, 2011
Shooting victim's sister speaks; warns of gang activity (Tucson, AZ): Police are still searching for the people involved in a shooting that killed 18-year-old Christian Gauna-Castillo, and left another person wounded. Police say the violence was targeted and gang-related.
Source: KGUN 9 News Date: December 23, 2011
Judge orders Macias held for trial in 2010 double shooting (Santa Paula, CA): A Superior Court judge found sufficient evidence and continued a multi-million dollar bail to hold a Ventura man for trial in connection with the 2010 gang-related shooting of two young men in Santa Paula that left one victim with critical injuries.
Source: Santa Paula Times Date: December 23, 2011
Man killed in apparent gang-related shooting in Glassell Park (Glasell Park, CA): Police were looking Thursday for a gunman who killed another man in an apparent gang-related shooting in Glassell Park.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: December 22, 2011
Los Angeles uses multi-pronged approach to reduce gang violence (Los Angeles, CA): Some of the more notorious gangs originated in Los Angeles, like the Crips and Bloods. L.A. has a long history of gangs and gang violence, and some of the gangs from L.A. have taken hold in Memphis.
Source: WKNO 91.1 News Date: December 22, 2011
Man linked to TX Syndicate prison gang arrested (New Braunfels, TX) : Authorities say they have arrested a man, who is linked to the most violent prison gang operating in the United States, for the distribution of methamphetamine in the New Braunfels area.
Source: FOX 7 News Date: December 22, 2011
Trio convicted in D.C. drive-by attack (Washington, DC): Three District men were convicted of a drive-by shooting last summer that targeted a rival neighborhood crew, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. announced Thursday.
Source: The Washington Examiner Date: December 22, 2011
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