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Preliminary hearing set in Racine beating case (Racine, WI) : An 18-year-old Mount Pleasant man made his initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court Wednesday for his role in a gang-related beating in Racine.
Source: MountPleasantPatch Date: March 28, 2012
Girls and women in gangs highlighted at annual conference (Sandy, UT): The knife was wedged five inches into her back, but the pain wasn’t resonating. After years of pledging undying loyalty to a violent criminal street gang and even becoming a leader, of sending money to fellow gang members in prison, of taking the fall for crimes she didn’t commit, it had never occurred to the victim that her gang family might turn on her.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: March 28, 2012
Gang member charged with 2010 Brentwood murder (Central Islip, NY): Federal authorities have apprehended a reputed gang member in connection with the murder of a 20-year-man believed to be a member of a rival gang in Brentwood two years ago.
Source: Long Island Press Date: March 28, 2012
Security guard for CPS posts gang references on his Facebook page (Chicago, IL) : Ramon Bedolla works security at Chicago's Little Village High School, in the heart of one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods. That's why we wanted to ask him about his Facebook page. It’s packed with references to gang banging, threats against rival gangs, and numerous references slamming cops.
Source: FOX Chicago News Date: March 28, 2012
Northwest Indiana shooting of two young girls may be gang-related (East Chicago, IN): 10 year-old Arianna Quiros and her older cousin 11 year-old Selena Quiros are thankful to be alive after shots fired through the front door struck them inside their East Chicago home - a known hot spot for gang activity, according to Reginald Dow who lives across the street.
Source: FOX Chicago News Date: March 28, 2012
Utah gangs more covert, more focused on money (Sandy, UT): Natalie, a high school senior in the Granite School District, is getting ready to graduate from high school and go to college.
Source: Deseret News Date: March 28, 2012
Eleven arrested in New Haven in federal gang investigation (New Haven, CT): Eleven people were arrested Wednesday and charged in an alleged large-scale crack and cocaine ring as part of an FBI investigation into the Grape Street Crips gang, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: March 28, 2012
Residents asked to help with gangs (Dayton, NV): In a passionate, desperate plea to the community at the Lyon County Commissioner meeting in Dayton on March 15, Sheriff Allen Veil asked citizens to assist with eradicating mounting gang activity around Dayton.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: March 28, 2012
Three plead no contest after deadly fight in Daly City (Daly City, CA): Three suspected Norteño gang members have been convicted in connection with a fight at a Daly City pizzeria that turned deadly when a man was deliberately run over, a prosecutor said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: March 27, 2012
Cops busted two West Side drug markets — rest up to residents (Chicago, IL): The Chicago Police Department has busted two West Side drug markets — and arrested 45 members of the Traveling Vice Lords and Four Corner Hustlers street gangs — but it won’t mean a thing unless area residents reclaim that turf, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: March 27, 2012
A year in, anti-gang program is paying off (Watsonville, CA): Since the city launched a two-year program aimed at reducing gang crime among youths in the neighborhoods surrounding Marinovich Park, organizers have seen a reduction in tardiness and increases in school performance and interfamily communication, according to a report by the Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department.
Source: Register-Pajaronian Date: March 27, 2012
Man injured in gang-related shooting (San Antonio, TX): One man was injured in a gang-related shooting on the East Side Monday evening, police said. Sgt. Brian Custard said two men went to pick up two women at an apartment complex near Sam Houston High School when they were confronted by men in a rival gang.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: March 27, 2012
Amid Chicago violence, violent crime drops in Evanston (Evanston, IL): During the weekend of March 17 and 18, a six-year-old girl was gunned down in front of her home in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune. Another victim, a 19-year-old man, was shot from a car in the 6300 block of North Oakley Avenue — only about 5 minutes by car away from Howard Street. There were 11 other incidents, some gang-related, across Chicago that weekend.
Source: The Daily Northwestern Date: March 27, 2012
Plot to kill uncovered in gang probe (Albany, NY): Police have rounded up dozens of reputed gang members Tuesday in a large-scale drug takedown that includes allegations of a plot to avenge the November shooting death of a 25-year-old man in the South End.
Source: Times Union Date: March 27, 2012
Teen sought in rival gang shooting of a 16-year-old at student gathering (Atlanta, GA): A 16-year-old was shot during a fight between rival gangs at a student gathering at a Spalding County park and officials said Monday they have identified a suspect in the shooting.
Source: Examiner Date: March 27, 2012
Gang members get prison, fines in meth conspiracy (Gulfport, MS) : Four Coast members of the Simon City Royals street gang have been sentenced to prison and fined for a conspiracy to manufacture meth in Harrison County, U.S. Attorney John Dowdy said.
Source: Sun Herald Date: March 27, 2012
Feds indict seven New Orleans men and women, allege involvement in carjackings, arsons, assaults and murder (New Orleans, LA): Federal prosecutors unsealed a 23-count racketeering indictment Tuesday that accuses seven New Orleans men and women of running a wide-ranging gun and drug gang that accounted for several carjackings, arsons, assaults and murders.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: March 27, 2012
Gangster gets 90 years to life for Karma shooting (Victorville, CA): A 30-year-old Crip gang member was sentenced to 90 years to life in prison Tuesday for shooting and killing a man at Karma Nightlife.
Source: Daily Press Date: March 27, 2012
Gang member pleads guilty to killing rival in Riverside (Riverside, NY): For the second time in as many months, a 10th Street Gang member has admitted killing a rival gang member.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: March 27, 2012
Fort Collins man attacked by rival gang members with knives, screwdrivers (Fort Collins, CO): Fort Collins police said a 26-year-old man was stabbed multiple times tonight when he was attacked with knives and screwdrivers by four members of a rival gang.
Source: The Denver Post Date: March 27, 2012
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