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Brockton teen shot in buttocks in gang-related shooting (Brockton, MA): Three masked men opened fire on a car outside the city’s downtown area, shooting a Brockton teenager in the buttocks and causing the intended target to crash his SUV in what police called a gang-related incident.
Source: The Patriot Ledger Date: November 30, 2011
Gang member arrested in 2010 murder (Phoenix, AZ): Police are announcing the arrest of suspect in the August 2010 murder of a 17-year-old boy. Devonte Mitchell, 18, is facing second degree murder and aggravated assault charges.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News Date: November 30, 2011
Teens killed by revenge-seeking gang member, witnesses say (Oceanside, CA): At the top of a darkened hill in Oceanside's Libby Lake Park in May, gang member AL'C Bejaran, 19, confronted an innocent teen couple, according to court testimony Wednesday.
Source: North County Times Date: November 30, 2011
Violent gangs impact college sports (Compton, CA): In 2007, Brandon "Bull" Johnson charged straight out of Dominguez High in Compton, Calif., and straight into the starting lineup at the University of Washington.
Source: CBS News Date: November 30, 2011
Two men killed in apparent gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Two men were killed Wednesday in an apparent gang-related shooting in Boyle Heights.
Source: CBS Los Angeles Date: November 30, 2011
Asbury man gets head wound in shooting (Asbury Park, NC): A man was shot in the back of the head Saturday night in what appears to be a gang-related incident, the police said.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: November 29, 2011
Morrow students arrested in gang investigation (Atlanta, GA): Clayton County sheriff's deputies say they've arrested four Morrow High School students following recent gang activity behind the school.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta Date: November 29, 2011
Four Latinos suspected in gang-related shooting of black man near South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): Sheriff's homicide detectives searched today for four Latinos involved in the gang-related slaying of a black man gunned down outside a liquor store in the unincorporated Westmont area adjoining South Los Angeles, authorities said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: November 29, 2011
MCSO: Gang member sought in Guadalupe shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Maricopa County sheriff's detectives have identified a gang member behind a shooting Wednesday in Guadalupe.
Source: KPHO 5 News Date: November 29, 2011
Last man sentenced in gang assault killing (Troy, NY): The last of six men involved in a fight that led to the Father's Day death of a New York City man has been sentenced to prison.
Source: Times Union Date: November 29, 2011
Va. carjacking suspect possibly in Baltimore Co. (Wilkens, MD): Baltimore County police are looking for the public's help in finding a carjacking and bank robbery suspect who police said is a young mother who built up years of street savvy as a member of the MS-13 gang.
Source: WBAL 11 News Date: November 29, 2011
Judge begs Harlem to stop gang violence (Harlem, NY) : A Manhattan judge turned his bench into a pulpit Tuesday when he exhorted Harlem residents to do more to stop gang violence and bloodshed in their neighborhood.
Source: DNAinfo Date: November 29, 2011
Convicted NYC drug gang boss gets 20 to life (New York, NY): A sentencing for five convicted players in a violent local drug gang Tuesday became a judge's rallying cry for communities to crack down on gun crime, with the judge urging Harlem residents to search their own homes for relatives' illegal guns and give tips to police.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Date: November 29, 2011
Sunnyside Police reach full staff and crack down (Sunnyside, WA): Sunnyside's Police Department has the most officers on the force in its history. Officers take on the violence that has plagued the community for years. The department added a gang unit in August with a goal of eliminating the problem.
Source: KIMA News Date: November 29, 2011
Task force on violence against children begins work in Baltimore (Baltimore, MD): The famous baseball manager was a scared kid once. When he came home from school and saw his father's car parked out front, he often fled to the relative safety of a friend's house.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: November 29, 2011
FBI takes down 10 members of heroin trafficking ring (St. Louis, MO): Ten members of a heroin trafficking ring were arrested Tuesday morning by the FBI St. Louis Division's Safe Streets Gang Task Force.
Source: KSDK 5 News Date: November 29, 2011
Santa Rosa woman sentenced for her role in gang slaying (Sonoma County, CA): A 22-year-old Santa Rosa woman involved in a second gang-related slaying in three years was sentenced Tuesday to six months in Sonoma County jail for her role in a fatal birthday party stabbing.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: November 29, 2011
Police looking for drive-by shooting suspects (Fresno, CA): A 9-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen in a gang related drive-by shooting on Thanksgiving Day. Fresno police say the shooting was gang related and was the result of retaliation and while they have some leads in the case, no arrests have been made.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: November 29, 2011
Gang shot into home while family gathered at table (Rock Hill, SC): A woman was sitting at the dinner table with her family when someone fired shots into their Rock Hill home Monday evening.
Source: The Herald Date: November 29, 2011
School officials discuss gang policy (Jackson, TN): Members of Jackson Police Department's Gang Task Force unit will be asked to participate in the next policy committee meeting of the Jackson-Madison County School Board.
Source: The Jackson Sun Date: November 29, 2011
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