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San Jose PD investigating deadly gang-related shooting (San Jose, CA): An 18-year-old man is dead and a 21-year-old injured in what San Jose police believe was a gang-related shooting Wednesday night.
Source: Examiner Date: May 18, 2012
Community coming together to combat gang activity (San Luis Obispo, CA): Gang activity is a real problem in San Luis Obispo County and the conference today was composed of residents and service providers to learn active ways to combat this issue. 13-hundred, that's the number of documented gang members in SLO county.
Source: KCOY 12 News Date: May 18, 2012
Gang talk combats 'losing the streets' (Tippecanoe County, IN): A boy, with associations to the MS 13 gang, flashing gang signs for a camera while sitting in a classroom at a Tippecanoe County middle school. A seventh-grader, affiliated with a Lafayette girls' gang, pregnant with another gang member’s child. A 16-year-old West Lafayette girl who solicits sexual activity and works in organized prostitution for MS 13.
Source: Journal & Courier Date: May 18, 2012
Investigator: Teens in gangs are looking for 'family element' (Anderson, SC): Anderson County's battle with gangs came to the forefront Friday night in a presentation that showed there are at least two dozen gangs active in this part of the Upstate.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail Date: May 18, 2012
More arrests in Boise drugs, guns, gangs case (Boise, ID): In April, police served search warrants near the Boise State campus, startling some neighbors. There were several arrests that day, and now there have been even more.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: May 18, 2012
Gang activity can get violent (Tifton, GA): Gang activity has become pervasive in many South Georgia towns. In Tifton there have been recent arrests involving criminal street gang activity; and earlier this year, a Tift County high School student, claiming that he was a member of the street gang "Bloods," was arrested for carrying an unloaded gun to school.
Source: The Tifton Gazette Date: May 18, 2012
Shelby neighbors march to end gang violence (Shelby, NC): Faced with increased gang activity in their community, some 30 neighbors joined hands in prayer outside of the Hoppers Missionary Baptist Church Friday evening.
Source: WCNC 6 News Date: May 18, 2012
Yakima drive-by suspect sentenced to two years in jail (Yakima, WA): A drive-by shooting suspect who claimed he fired on rival gang members in self-defense was sentenced Friday to two years in prison.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: May 18, 2012
Police say gang presence in Western Virginia is serious matter (Radford, VA): Gangs are a growing issue in Virginia that can only be tackled with awareness and information. That was the sentiment imparted Wednesday during an all-day gang training session held at Radford University. The training, first in a series of anti-gang sessions sponsored by the office of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, were open to law enforcement and the public.
Source: The Roanoke Times Date: May 17, 2012
Reputed gang member accused in killing to be arraigned today (Murrieta, CA): A reputed gang member accused of gunning down a San Jacinto man in a street confrontation is slated to be arraigned today in Murrieta.
Source: The Valley News Date: May 17, 2012
Reputed gang member charged in killing (Waterbury, CT): A member of the Latin Kings street gang was arraigned Wednesday as an accessory in the murder of 40-year-old Danny "City" Gonzalez, who was shot to death in a car on Willow Street in April.
Source: Republican-American Date: May 17, 2012
Fatal shooting believed gang-related (Pomona, CA): An 18-year-old Pomona man died late Tuesday at the scene of what investigators have labeled a gang-related shooting.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: May 17, 2012
Gang hideout busted – guns and drugs found (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police busted a gang house in southwest Fresno. Inside the home they found a sawed-off rifle with a threat to police carved into the stock.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: May 17, 2012
Seven deputies from L.A. County sheriff's gang unit placed on leave (Los Angeles County, CA): Seven deputies from the Los Angeles County sheriff's gang unit have been placed on leave on suspicion that they belong to a secret clique that celebrates shootings and brands its members with matching tattoos, sources confirmed.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: May 17, 2012
Gang violence a concern after latest shooting in Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA): The slaying of a man in the Rainier Valley Wednesday night has reignited concerns that a code of silence among gang members is making the streets more dangerous.
Source: KIRO 7 News Date: May 17, 2012
Four Sex Money Murder Bloods gang members admit role in drive-by killing of 13-year-old Trenton girl (Trenton, NJ): Four members of the Sex Money Murder Bloods pleaded guilty this afternoon to charges for their role in shooting death of a 13-year-old girl, who was gunned down at a city block party in 2009.
Source: The Times of Trenton Date: May 17, 2012
Gang member gets life for 2008 murder of Darnell Grant (Toronto, ON): A member of Toronto gang Doomstown Crips, who sprayed bullets into a crowd of strangers killing a father of six, got an automatic life sentence with no chance of parole for 18 years.
Source: CityNews Date: May 17, 2012
New anti-gang operations center created (Houston, TX): There are some 15,000 gang members in the Houston area, but law enforcement is hoping a new approach and a new center will help them better fight violent criminal gangs.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: May 17, 2012
Cops and educators deliver anti-gang message to parents (Santa Cruz, CA): Parents should pay close attention to the clothes their kids wear, who they hang out with and what they say on social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram if there's any question the child could be involved in a gang.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: May 17, 2012
Cucinelli's anti-gang video wins national award (Richmond, VA): An anti-gang video produced by the Virginia attorney general's office is receiving national recognition.
Source: WRIC 8 News Date: May 17, 2012
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