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Elgin home shot up in gang-related drive-by (Elgin, IL): Police said Monday that they believe street gang members were involved in a drive-by shooting that damaged a home on Elgin’s southwest side Friday night.
Source: The Courier-News Date: April 30, 2012
Teen stabbed during gang fight (San Antonio, TX): Police say a 17-year-old was critically stabbed during a clash between two suspected gangs outside a gas station on the city's northwest side.
Source: KENS 5 News Date: April 30, 2012
Gang member sentenced to life for pair of killings (Washington, DC): A member of a violent Hispanic gang was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the abduction and beating death of a 15-year-old boy and the killing of a 24-year-old man.
Source: The Washington Examiner Date: April 30, 2012
Orange county gang member gets life in prison for 2004 murder (Orange County, CA): A gang member convicted of opening fire in a crowded Cypress cafe, killing a 22-year-old woman and injuring several others, has been sentenced to life in prison, the Orange County district attorney's office said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: April 30, 2012
Two gang-related fires in Gary's Black Oak section (Gary, IL): Two Black Oak homes were set on fire this weekend in what appears to be continuing conflicts tied to possible gang activity.
Source: Post-Tribune Date: April 30, 2012
Springfield fighting gangs with Green Beret tactics (Springfield, MA): At first glance, the Brightwood neighborhood in this central New England city would seem to have little in common with war-torn villages in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette Date: April 30, 2012
Gang fights shut down carnival (Southfield, MI): More than 20 teenagers near Detroit were arrested this weekend after a large fight at a carnival, and police say it looks like it was gang related.
Source: FOX 17 News Date: April 30, 2012
Another gang associate headed to prison (Boise, ID): U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson says a gang associate of the Northside, or "Norteno" gang has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: April 30, 2012
Gang sweep nets 12 in Round Lake Park (Chicago, IL): Round Lake Park officers received assistance from federal and local law-enforcement agencies in making a dozen arrests in a street gang sweep, the village's police chief said Saturday.
Source: Daily Herald Date: April 29, 2012
Police shut down West Side drug operation (Chicago, IL): Nine suspected gang members were arrested Saturday as Chicago police moved to shut down an open-air heroin market in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: April 29, 2012
One injured in Hickory shootout; Two arrested (Hickory, NC): At least 30 shots were fired outside a Hickory gas station after police say rival gang members got into a fight at a nearby nightclub.
Source: WSOC 9 News Date: April 29, 2012
Shots fired in Kennewick neighborhoods (Kennewick, WA): Kennewick Police Department is investigating two separate shootings that happened within blocks of each other early Sunday morning.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: April 29, 2012
Violence across city must end, gangs told (Toledo, OH): Dozens of gang members heard the message over and over on Friday: The violence in Toledo will stop. Some rolled their eyes when job training and access to education were offered.
Source: The Blade Date: April 28, 2012
Band's posse called gang, but locals unconcerned (Columbus, OH): A band whose fans are considered a gang by the FBI will perform tonight at the Newport Music Hall in the Ohio State University area, but Columbus police said they don’t anticipate problems.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch Date: April 28, 2012
Gang specialist speaks to educators (Elkhart, IN): Carlos Harris was involved in a gang while growing up in Chicago, but left that life behind thanks to college scholarships. On Friday, he attended a presentation on local gang activity and said that some of the stories and images brought back memories.
Source: The Elkhart Truth Date: April 28, 2012
Nine arrested in West Side drug bust (Chicago, IL): Nine purported gang members were arrested after police busted an open air drug market on a West Side street corner on Friday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: April 28, 2012
Gang-shooting case: Adult charges for two teens rare (Orlando, FL): While most boys spend their time playing video games, surfing Facebook or watching TV, authorities say 13-year-old John "Jojo" Mendez plotted a murder disguised as a drug deal against a rival gang member.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: April 28, 2012
Veteran member the first to opt out of Trece gang, injunction (Ogden, UT): A veteran member of the Ogden Trece street gang has become the first to successfully opt out of the gang and the injunction that bans Treces from acting out in public.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: April 28, 2012
Boy, 15, among nine gang members arrested in drug bust (Chicago, IL): Nine purported gang members were arrested after police busted an open-air drug market on a West Side street corner on Friday.
Source: CBS Chicago Date: April 28, 2012
Denver's anti-gang initiative growing, working (Denver, CO): As De'Quan Walker-Smith walked near Manual High School on March 19, someone drove by and killed the 18-year-old with a gunshot to the chest.
Source: The Denver Post Date: April 27, 2012
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