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San Jose officials worry about combination of spike in gang violence, Cinco de Mayo (San Jose, CA): San Jose officials and community activists are worried a spike in gang violence and the large crowds that usually gather downtown to celebrate Cinco de Mayo could be a dangerous combination this weekend.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 3, 2012
Cuccinelli, George Mason students create anti-gang games (Fairfax, VA): That's how the George Mason University junior describes his semester-long experience designing and producing a video game intended to prevent local teens from joining gangs -- all at the request of the state attorney general.
Source: The Washington Examiner Date: May 3, 2012
Police looking for witnesses in fatal beating (San Jose, CA): Police in San Jose are looking for witnesses to a horrifying act of gang violence -- a brutal beating that killed a 14-year-old boy. It happened at Roosevelt Park in East San Jose, a known hot spot for gang activity.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: May 3, 2012
Three injured in gang-related shooting (Oroville, CA): Shortly before midnight last night Butte County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call involving a shooting in Oroville.
Source: KRCR 7 News Date: May 3, 2012
Fellow gang member wanted for Thursday shooting (Greenville, NC): Police say they now have warrants out for a man wanted for Thursday afternoon's gang-related shooting outside of a Greenville apartment.
Source: WITN 7 News Date: May 3, 2012
Lakeview class makes video on gangs (Columbus, NE): Students at Lakeview High School are taking a stand against gang activity through a video created as part of a nationwide program. Fourteen students from the school’s drama class spent this semester filming and editing a 25-minute documentary entitled “Small Steps: Gang Awareness.”
Source: Columbus Telegram Date: May 3, 2012
Redlands police scrutinize emerging trends at Inland Empire Gang Workshop (Redlands, CA) : Members of the Redlands police Multiple Enforcement Team joined more than 300 other law enforcement personnel Thursday for the first day of an Inland Empire Gang Workshop in San Bernardino.
Source: Redlands-LomaLindaPatch Date: May 3, 2012
Forum addresses gang violence and suggests solutions (Chattanooga, TN) : A group of concerned citizens wants Chattanooga's Gang Task Force to include a gang member's perspective while trying to battle the problem.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9 Date: May 3, 2012
Anti-gang groups FEDUP 4-U, FED UP with Bullies to hold talent contest at Williamstown Middle School (Monroe Township, NJ): A South Jersey anti-gang group with a presence as far off as Atlanta and Detroit is coming to Williamstown Middle School, as Gloucester County is the next of many stops in its travels.
Source: Gloucester County Times Date: May 2, 2012
Suspect caught in Lemoore gang shooting (Lemoore, CA): A man accused in a recent gang shooting was apprehended on Tuesday when he arrived at a scheduled meeting with his parole officer.
Source: Hanford Sentinel Date: May 2, 2012
Trio in court for possible gang retaliation killing (Oceanside, CA): There was no confrontation, no argument before the bullets flew. Just a group of men uttering a gang challenge ---- which the victim ignored --- and then deadly gunfire on an Oceanside street, a witness testified Wednesday.
Source: North County Times Date: May 2, 2012
10 students arrested after gang-related fight at Scott High (Toledo, OH): A gang-related fight at Scott High School led to the arrest of 10 students, police said. The fight, which started at about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, happened in a school hallway, according to a police incident report.
Source: The Blade Date: May 2, 2012
Chattanooga teen shooting thought to be gang-related (Chattanooga, TN): A young man was hospitalized after a Wednesday night shooting that police believe was another instance of gang violence, police spokesman Nathan Hartwig reported.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: May 2, 2012
Gang crime leads to murder (La Crosse, WI): The murder of Sara Hougom was a random act of violence and the possible link to gang activity.
Source: WEAU 13 News Date: May 2, 2012
Local officials praise passage of anti-gang bill in Tennessee Legislature (Chattanooga, TN): Four months after announcing their intent to recommend anti-gang legislation to the Tennessee General Assembly, city officials called the approval of a bill to make gang activity prosecutable under the state's racketeering laws a "landmark" moment.
Source: Nooga.com Date: May 2, 2012
Hillsboro police arrest man, 25, in gang-related assault with baseball bat (Hillsboro, OR): Hillsboro police have accused a 25-year-old man of striking a Hillsboro man in the head with a baseball bat, fracturing the man's skull and bruising his brain during a gang-related attack last month, the department said.
Source: The Oregonian Date: May 2, 2012
Reputed Bloods gang member charged with Bound Brook murder asks to move trial (Somerville, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member charged with fatally shooting a Teaneck man near the Bound Brook train station last year has asked a Superior Court judge to hold his trial somewhere else.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: May 2, 2012
Police investigating alleged gang shooting (Peoria, IL): Peoria police are investigating a shooting that allegedly took place between the members of two gangs Monday afternoon.
Source: MSNBC Date: May 2, 2012
Local outreach group works toward ending gang violence (Syracuse, NY): From drive-by shootings to stabbings, to the murders of a 20-month-old toddler and former high school football standout, gang-related crime has been a constant as of late in the city of Syracuse.
Source: WSYR 9 News Date: May 2, 2012
Woodbridge residents convene to discuss gang violence (Woodbridge, CA): It was a full house on Wednesday night in Woodbridge as community members met with San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies to discuss the sudden spike in gang-related crimes in their community.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: May 2, 2012
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