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One wounded in drive-by shooting, police say (Escondido, CA): A bullet fired early Thursday morning in a drive-by shooting grazed the head of a gang member as he walked down the street, police said.
Source: North County Times Date: March 29, 2012
Norteño gangs increasing presence in Utah (Salt Lake City, UT): It was supposed to be a birthday party. Stephen Angel Lopez, 19, arrived at the Arbat Reception Hall in South Salt Lake last fall, ready to hear a rapper from his home state of California perform.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: March 29, 2012
St. Paul gang-rape suspect faces new charge (St. Paul, MN): One of the nine suspects charged last week in a St. Paul gang rape faces a new allegation, with strikingly similar characteristics.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: March 29, 2012
Portland police make arrest in 2010 gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Authorities have made an arrest in a complicated investigation that dates back to 2010 and involves multiple gang-related shootings that began following the funeral for a man gunned down in Northwest Portland, the Portland Police Bureau announced.
Source: The Oregonian Date: March 29, 2012
Suspect arrested in alleged gang-related Fort Collins stabbing (Fort Collins, CO): A Fort Collins man with a violent criminal history was arrested in an alleged gang-related stabbing incident that hospitalized a 26-year-old man as investigators seek several more suspects.
Source: The Coloradoan Date: March 29, 2012
One dead in reported gang-related dispute (Bridgeport, CT): A man was shot to death on Kossuth Street near Washington Park Thursday morning in what bystanders said was a gang-related dispute. It was the city's seventh homicide of 2012.
Source: WTNH News 8 Date: March 29, 2012
Law enforcement weigh in on gang activity in Raleigh County (Beckley, WV): Following the arrest of 4 motorcycle gang members for firing at a State Trooper-- folks in Beckley are shaken up by this violent act and are worried if the community is now facing a gang problem.
Source: WVNS 59 News Date: March 29, 2012
Gang symposiums aimed at spurring community involvement (Sacramento, CA): Deputies say gang-related crime isn't just limited to a few neighborhoods. "Gang activity is all over Sacramento County, the City of Sacramento. It's a big problem." Deputy Michael Saigeon is with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Capital Public Radio Date: March 29, 2012
Sheriff will tackle coastside gang problems head-on (San Mateo, CA): San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks has seen enough. Gang activities that were previously confined to certain inland San Mateo County cities have begun to take root on the coast, and Munks wants to be proactive in stemming the tide.
Source: PacificaPatch Date: March 29, 2012
Portland woman arrested for role in drive-by shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police have arrested a 26-year-old woman in connection with a gang-related shooting that injured a Portland teenager.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News Date: March 29, 2012
Five Cincinnati gang members indicted on drug, gun charges (Cincinnati, OH): After months of surveillance, today federal prosecutors announce the indictment of five local gang members. All five are accused of conspiring to commit a crime involving drugs, guns and a large amount of cash.
Source: WKRC 12 News Date: March 29, 2012
Three reputed Wolves members accused of robbing rival drug dealers (Yonkers, NY): Three city men, who prosecutors say have ties to the Elm Street Wolves gang, have been charged with robbing or conspiring to rob fellow drug dealers, including one who suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach.
Source: The Journal News Date: March 29, 2012
Judge gives Rock Hill teens in gang fight a last chance (Rock Hill, SC) : In Family Court on Tuesday, nobody threatened a cop in a cell behind the courtroom like weeks before. Nobody flashed gang signs or claimed toughness of the street.
Source: The Herald Date: March 28, 2012
Man who led violent N.O. gang faces life in prison (New Orleans, LA): A man who pleaded guilty to leading a violent, drug-dealing New Orleans gang and participating in a 2005 murder is facing life in prison.
Source: FOX 8 News Date: March 28, 2012
Three teens get prison for attacking student at school (Santa Maria, CA): Three teenage gang members tried as adults have been sentenced to prison for stabbing a fellow student in a bathroom at a California central coast high school.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: March 28, 2012
Four arrested for gang vandalism in Meridian (Meridian, ID): The Meridian Police Department says officers have arrested four people after a number of gang-related vandalisms last week.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: March 28, 2012
Man arrested following gang-related incident in Conshohocken (Conshohocken, PA): An attack that was "a long time coming," by one gang member's claim, ended with bloodshed in the streets of Conshohocken Borough outside the Old Time Saloon recently.
Source: Montgomery Media Date: March 28, 2012
San Rafael man gets five-year term for deadly gang battle (San Rafael, CA): An 18-year-old San Rafael man was sentenced to five years in state prison Wednesday for a gang battle that killed one rival and wounded two others.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: March 28, 2012
54 years in fatal ramming of carload of teens (Chicago, IL): A reputed gang member was sentenced to 54 years in prison today for ramming a carload of teens on Chicago’s West Side and killing an 18-year-old college student because he mistakenly thought they were gang rivals.
Source: WSBT 22 News Date: March 28, 2012
Two Fresno gang members arrested in Clovis (Clovis, CA) : Police arrested two southwest Fresno gang members in Clovis and seized weapons, cash and methamphetamine for sale in an operation undertaken Wednesday by the MAGEC anti-gang unit.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: March 28, 2012
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