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Two men wounded in gang-related revenge shooting (San Antonio, TX): Two men suffered gunshot wounds overnight in what may have been an act of gang-related revenge, San Antonio police said.
Source: KENS 5 News Date: July 2, 2012
Homicide detectives investigating 3-year-old's disappearance (Memphis, TN): Homicide detectives are on the scene at the home of a 3-year-old Memphis boy who went missing overnight after his father fell asleep.
Source: KAIT 8 News Date: July 2, 2012
Accused thrill killers in court Monday (Chula Vista, CA): Two reputed gang members accused of killing a developmentally disabled man in Lincoln Acres last year strictly for the thrill of it are scheduled to appear in court in Chula Vista Monday for a preliminary hearing being held to determine if they will have to stand trial for murder.
Source: 10 News Date: July 2, 2012
Gang member held in slaying of young mom at Fort Worth party (Fort Worth, TX): A 20-year-old man has been arrested on a murder warrant in connection with a shooting at a party in October that left a young mother of two dead and seven others wounded.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: July 2, 2012
Focus on gang violence after shootings (Chicago, IL): The shooting death of Heaven Sutton, 7, is putting new attention on police efforts to fight gang violence. On Monday, Chicago's top cop, Superintendent Garry McCarthy, talked about gang violence as anti-violence advocates in some neighborhoods fought a "shoot first" mentality.
Source: WLS 7 News Date: July 2, 2012
Increasing signs of gang violence in Horry County (Conway, SC): Homicide numbers are on the rise in parts of the Eastern Carolinas including in Horry County. So far this year, Horry County police investigated eight murders which are more than officers investigated in the previous three years combined. Authorities said gang violence is part of the issue and parents should look for warning signs of gang involvement.
Source: WBTW News 13 Date: July 2, 2012
Police arrest dozens associated with violent gang (Oakland, CA): Oakland police Monday announced the arrests of dozens of people associated with a violent East Oakland gang.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: July 2, 2012
Chino authorities say weekend shooting gang-related (Chino, CA): Gang members were involved in the Saturday morning shooting in a parking lot at Riverside Drive and Benson Avenue, according to a city officials.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: July 2, 2012
Driver dies during gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix police are looking for two men they said shot and struck the driver of a pickup truck in a gang-related shooting before he was found dead in his truck early Monday.
Source: KPHO 5 News Date: July 2, 2012
FBI seeks help to find gang member (Yonkers, NY): The FBI is asking the public for help in finding a member of the Strip Boyz street gang known as "Flint Money."
Source: The Journal News Date: July 2, 2012
Fight at St. Paul fest leads to umbrella stabbing (St. Paul, MN): A fight involving as many as 40 people broke out at the Hmong Freedom Celebration in St. Paul on Saturday night, leaving a 20-year-old man with a stab wound in the upper back, charges say.
Source: Star Tribune Date: July 2, 2012
Federal court upholds conviction of Vineland Boys gang member (Los Angeles, CA): A federal court Monday upheld the conviction of a man a grand jury called a member of "one of the most violent street gangs in the San Fernando Valley."
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: July 2, 2012
Martwick warns of gang activity (Alamogordo, NM): District Attorney Diana Martwick spoke June 26 about her 12th Judicial District Attorney's Office Gang Task Force Educational Program. Martwick was the guest speaker at Eagle Forum's monthly luncheon meeting.
Source: Alamogordo Daily News Date: July 2, 2012
Baden man assaults ex-girlfriend, blames attack on gang (Bridgewater, PA): A Baden man explained injuries on his ex-girlfriend by saying she was attacked by gang members after he allegedly assaulted her, Bridgewater police said.
Source: The Beaver County Times Date: July 2, 2012
Denver cop killing returns spotlight to street gangs (Denver, CO) : The shooting death of Officer Celena Hollis — possibly the city's seventh gang-related slaying of 2012 — has forced talk of gangs, guns and poverty to the fore of public conversation.
Source: The Denver Post Date: July 1, 2012
Police, FBI: Gangs not rare in N.H. (Hampton, NH): A former member of the Hampton neighborhood crime watch wasn't shocked to learn one of five people arrested during recent drug raids at Hampton Beach and Seabrook allegedly had ties with the Latin Kings, an international street gang.
Source: Seacoastonline.com Date: July 1, 2012
Benton County officials say more cops needed (Kennewick, WA): A recent weekend marred by four drive-by shootings in Kennewick gave Police Chief Ken Hohenberg another reason to attend that Monday 6 a.m. roll call.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: July 1, 2012
Gang member charged in 7-year-old girl's murder (Chicago, IL): A West Side gang member was denied bond Sunday, after he was arrested and charged in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl.
Source: NBC Chicago Date: July 1, 2012
Resolving Holland's 'gang problem' (Holland, MI): Holland police officers and Ottawa County deputies are facing a similar challenge in fighting gang-related violence. No one who can help wants to talk.
Source: The Holland Sentinel Date: July 1, 2012
Anti-gang program adds site on Web (Chattanooga, TN): Six months into an anti-gang program based on a national model, Chattanooga has launched a new website aimed at helping families and community members access local services.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: June 30, 2012
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