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Trial begins for reputed Paterson gang leader accused of shooting man in love triangle (Paterson, NJ): Reputed high-level Bloods street gang leader Asmar Bease and a co-defendant went on trial Tuesday on charges of attempting to murder a Paterson man who the state says confronted Bease for having sex with his wife.
Source: The Record Date: March 13, 2012
Three accused of threatening teen to make him join gang (Spartanburg, SC): Three Spartanburg County teens were arrested Tuesday after deputies said they threatened a teen with violence if he did not join their gang.
Source: FOX Carolina Date: March 13, 2012
Fighting youth crime a 'complicated' problem (Durham, NC): Durham does not have a major problem with gangs. Durham does have a major problem with violent kids. And authorities have organized to deal with it.
Source: The Durham News Date: March 13, 2012
Five arrested in south Visalia residential burglary (Visalia, CA): Five young Delano residents police identified as active Norteño gang members were arrested in connection with a south Visalia residential burglary Monday afternoon.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: March 13, 2012
Local authorities respond to gang activity (Muscatine, IA): The Muscatine Police Department responded to reports of gang activity in downtown Muscatine around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Early, unconfirmed reports said about 10 people with baseball bats were fighting in front of the Musser Public Library.
Source: The Muscatine Journal Date: March 13, 2012
Man fatally stabbed outside Near West Side liquor store (Chicago, IL): A 21-year-old man was fatally stabbed late Sunday in what Chicago police suspect may have been an internal gang dispute, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: March 12, 2012
Fresno couple arrested on drug charges, children in protective custody (Fresno, CA): A suspected Bulldog gang member and his wife are in jail, accused of selling narcotics. A suspected Bulldog gang member and his wife are in jail, accused of selling narcotics.
Source: KFSN 30 News Date: March 12, 2012
Gang leader planning jail break (New York, NY): Federal officials are worried that a vicious Bloods street gang leader up on murder charges might be planning a prison break -- if not the killing or intimidation of a witness -- after a cell phone was found in his solitary-confinement cell in a New York City jail.
Source: WNYW FOX 5 News Date: March 12, 2012
Sioux City shooting was gang-related (Sioux City, IA): A Sunday night shooting near Rebecca and West Sixth streets was gang-related, police said Monday. The shooter hasn't been found. The victim is a 16-year-old male from Sioux City.
Source: Sioux City Journal Date: March 12, 2012
Livingston stabbing suspect arrested (Merced County, CA): A 23-year-old man recently profiled as one of Merced County's Most Wanted was arrested Friday on suspicion of committing a 2010 gang-related stabbing at a Livingston park, police reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: March 12, 2012
Gang activity leads to Enfield drug bust (Halifax County, VA): A Halifax County gang member was arrested with more than 100 grams of marijuana following a multi-month investigation, authorities said.
Source: The Daily Herald Date: March 12, 2012
NY man convicted killing child during shooting (Syracuse, NY): A Syracuse man has been convicted of killing a toddler while gunning for the boy's father during what authorities said was a gang-related shooting.
Source: New Jersey Herald Date: March 12, 2012
D.A.: 'A' student killed for bailing on robbery (Santa Ana, CA): Four men who conspired and killed an Ocean View High School "A" student and fellow gang member were angry at him for ditching them during a home invasion robbery, a prosecutor told an Orange County jury Monday.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: March 12, 2012
Police say gang-related shootings wounded five (Las Vegas, NV): There is extra security at University Medical Center following gang-related shootings over the weekend. Three men were wounded at the Rio Hotel parking structure and two were wounded outside of UMC.
Source: KLAS 8 News Date: March 12, 2012
Gang violence on increase in Panola (Sardis, MS): A rash of shootings in Panola County has people on edge. We're told most are gang related, marking an escalation of gang violence in the county. The most recent shootings sent bullets flying near Sardis three nights in a row.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3 Date: March 12, 2012
Teen's death caps violent week in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Youth gun violence flared once again last week in Salinas, a grim reversal after a year of declining gang shootings. A 17-year-old high school student died late Saturday after he was shot in the head, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: March 12, 2012
Shootings at casino, hospital linked to gang (Las Vegas, NV): A gunfight that started at a casino parking garage and followed the wounded to the hospital Sunday was probably triggered by gang members known to frequent one of the casino's nightclubs.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Date: March 12, 2012
Second suspect surrenders in gang shooting at Antioch baptism reception (Antioch, CA): A suspect in a gang-related shooting outside a baptism reception turned himself in to authorities this weekend, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 12, 2012
Four teens charged as adults in Santa Cruz stabbing (Santa Cruz, CA): Four of seven teens arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man in Beach Flats last week will be charged as adults, prosecutors said Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 12, 2012
Suspected gang member attacked officer, Yuba City police say (Yuba City, CA): A man suspected of attacking a police officer over the weekend has been identified as a 19-year-old suspected gang member from Yuba City.
Source: Appeal-Democrat Date: March 12, 2012
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