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Alloway Township School puts focus on the dangers of gangs (Allentown Township, NJ): In an effort to increase awareness about the danger of involvement in gangs, Alloway Township School students took part in a special presentation Tuesday afternoon designed to help them stay out of danger.
Source: Today's Sunbeam Date: November 29, 2011
Oakland jury convicts gang member of first-degree murder in two hours (Oakland, CA): An Alameda County jury took less than two hours Tuesday to find a 22-year-old gang member guilty of first-degree murder for the shooting death of a Castlemont High School student just two weeks away from graduation.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 29, 2011
Extra funding helps King County crack down on gangs (Kent, WA): King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said Tuesday that extra money targeted at cracking down on gang violence helped round up suspects in connection with a gang-related shooting in Kent.
Source: KIRO 7 News Date: November 29, 2011
Greeley jury hears wildly different portrayals of gang (Greeley, CO): Jurors were introduced to the world of gang culture Tuesday after hearing radically different versions of a Greeley gang at the heart of an organized crime trial in Weld District Court.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: November 29, 2011
Gang-related shooting leaves one in hospital (Maple Ridge, BC): One man is in hospital after a gang-related shooting in Maple Ridge on Saturday. Police received multiple calls about gunshots outside a residential property near Dewdney Trunk Road and Rosewood Street just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 26.
Source: Metro Vancouver Date: November 28, 2011
Forum seeks to connect volunteers to anti-gang groups (Portland, OR): Multnomah County officials are inviting kids, parents, and other stakeholders to a forum this week to talk about solutions to the region's escalating gang violence.
Source: OPB News Date: November 28, 2011
Three wounded in Huntington Station shooting (Huntington, NY): Three men were wounded in what investigators believe to be a possible gang-related shooting in Huntington Station on Sunday afternoon, Suffolk County police said.
Source: Long Island Press Date: November 28, 2011
Georgia Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens: Prison cellphones used to coordinate gang violence (Sparta, GA): The state's Department of Corrections commissioner says illegal cell-phone use in Georgia prisons has developed to "epidemic" proportions and is now the system's greatest safety threat.
Source: WMAZ 13 News Date: November 28, 2011
Gang shootout puts York Co. home in crossfire (Rock Hill, SC): Four people in a Rock Hill home got a rude awakening late Sunday night when someone fired at least six bullets at their home.
Source: WBTV 3 News Date: November 28, 2011
Police: Rock Hill teen injured in gang-related shooting (Rock Hill, SC): A 17-year-old was injured Sunday evening in what Rock Hill police believe is a gang-related shooting. Officers found the teen in a creek near Green and Little streets after multiple reports of gunfire in the area, according to a Rock Hill police report.
Source: The Herald Date: November 28, 2011
Wichita police: Dinged-door shooting was gang-related; fifth person sought (Wichita, KS): Wichita police said Monday the shooting that erupted early Sunday after a car door-dinging incident was gang-related, and they are looking for a fifth person.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: November 28, 2011
Man gets two years in fight that led to death (Troy, NY): A city man was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for his involvement in a gang-related fight that led to the stabbing death of a New York City man on Father's Day 2010.
Source: Times Union Date: November 28, 2011
One arrested in shooting incident (Mesquite, NV): One man has been arrested and another is being sought by police in connection with a shooting incident last week on Sandhill Boulevard. One suspect is a known member of the West Side Rebels 13 criminal street gang, said police, and the second suspect is a known associate.
Source: The Spectrum Date: November 28, 2011
Two Reedley gang members guilty in teens' deaths (Fresno County, CA): Two Reedley gang members face life in prison without parole after a jury found them guilty this afternoon of two counts of first-degree murder in the drive-by shooting of two 16-year-old boys in April 2009.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: November 28, 2011
Deputy: Spraypainting suspect was red-handed (Panama City Beach, FL): A Panama City Beach man was arrested and charged with criminal mischief on suspicion of causing more than $1,000 in damage to a church and hundreds of dollars in damages to two other businesses.
Source: The News Herald Date: November 28, 2011
Gang-related attack, robberies among incidents (Albany, GA): Among the activity the Albany Police Department responded to Saturday evening was an aggravated assault that may have been gang related, and two robberies believed to be connected.
Source: The Albany Herald Date: November 28, 2011
Reputed gang member sentenced for second shooting (Allentown, PA): A reputed Trinitarios gang member already serving time for shooting two people outside an Allentown McDonald's in 2007 pleaded no contest Monday to shooting a gang rival in 2008.
Source: The Morning Call Date: November 28, 2011
Alleged gang activity admissible at upcoming murder trial (York, PA): Less than three weeks before Anthony Kareem Hayes' murder trial, the York County District Attorney's Office revealed a second possible motive for the stabbing death of Kenneth Ramos.
Source: York Daily Record Date: November 27, 2011
State seeks 40 years, defense asks for 25 for Bangor teen guilty of murder (Bangor, ME): The teenager who shot and killed a rival nearly two years ago will be a middle-aged man before he is released from prison whether a judge imposes the minimum sentence of 25 years or the 40 years requested by the prosecution.
Source: Bangor Daily News Date: November 27, 2011
Kelly: Man leaves gang behind (Omaha, NE): The life of former Omaha gang member Latron Louis, 27, could make a book. But not yet — because he is trying to write a new chapter.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: November 27, 2011
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