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Forum addresses gang violence in South King County (King County, WA): King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer will moderate a town hall meeting to confront the growing problem of gang violence in the South King County region.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: October 9, 2011
Whatcom County sheriff candidates differ on jail location, gang threat (Whatcom County, WA): In the race for Whatcom County sheriff, the two candidates differ on some big issues: the new jail and the seriousness of Whatcom County's gang problem.
Source: The News Tribune Date: October 8, 2011
Boy, 5, killed in Elgin shooting (Elgin, IL): A 5-year-old boy died in a shooting in Elgin tonight that police are calling "gang related," spokeswoman said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 8, 2011
Falls man sentenced in gang drug trafficking (Niagara Falls, NY): A Niagara Falls man was ordered by Chief U. S. District Judge William M. Skretny on Friday to serve a 51-month prison term for his gang-related trafficking of crack cocaine in his native Niagara Falls.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: October 8, 2011
Mexican Mafia racketeers sentenced (Del Rio, TX): Five members of the Texas Mexican Mafia gang were sentenced this week in Del Rio to prison terms for racketeering-related crimes, U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman announced Friday.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: October 8, 2011
Arrest made following Friday gang shooting (Half Moon Bay, CA): One man was shot in the torso and another arrested in a gang shooting that occurred on Friday night near Willow Avenue, according to a report from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Half Moon Bay Review Date: October 8, 2011
Cost of anti-gang report criticized in Newport News (Newport News, VA): A 42-page anti-gang report is drawing scrutiny from city council members not only for its content, but also for the $141,000 in federal taxpayer dollars that it cost to produce.
Source: Daily Press Date: October 8, 2011
Gang-related shooting in Walla Walla (Walla Walla, WA): A Walla Walla man this afternoon was injured in a shooting police describe as gang-related. Officers responded to reports of someone having been shot in the 300 block of North Sixth Avenue in Walla Walla around 3 p.m., said Tim Bennett, spokesman for the Walla Walla Police Department.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: October 8, 2011
Young offenders and their crimes are becoming increasingly violent (Atlantic City, NJ): A gang atmosphere fueled by a young, violent culture looking to make money may have been what led to a fatal carjacking at an Atlantic City casino.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City Date: October 8, 2011
Reported Santa Cruz drive-by shooting was a gang fight (Santa Cruz, CA) : A little after 9:30 a.m. this morning Santa Cruz Police rushed to reports of a drive-by shooting in the area around Ocean Street and Washburn Avenue.
Source: SantaCruzPatch Date: October 8, 2011
Two arrested in gang-related murder (North Las Vegas, NV): North Las Vegas Police have arrested two 20-year-olds for their part in a Wednesday night murder. Detectives say Terry Randolph and Nigel Richey were involved in the shooting that killed one man and injured a teenager.
Source: KLAS 8 News Date: October 8, 2011
Gang activity is mentioned in Burbank (Burbank, IL): The city council addressed a complaint concerning increased gang activity on the streets of Burbank at the Sept. 28 board meeting.
Source: Southwest Suburban News-Herald Date: October 7, 2011
Teen gang member charged in shooting of off-duty cop (Brooklyn, NY): A teen gang member was charged Thursday with shooting an off-duty cop in the arm as he opened fire on a group of rivals in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: October 7, 2011
Arrest warrant issued for suspect in downtown Reno killing (Reno, NV): An arrest warrant was issued Friday afternoon charging a 25-year-old Carson City man with fatally shooting a rival gang member in a downtown Reno parking garage last weekend, while wounding three others.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: October 7, 2011
Possible gang violence recorded on school bus (Summerville, SC): Three juveniles were charged with third degree assault and interfering with a school bus operation after allegedly beating up another student on a Dorchester County School District Two bus on Sept. 27. According to the incident report, the victim was accused of "disrespecting" the gang "Folk Nation" and displaying other gang signs by his alleged attackers — both actions the victim denied in the report.
Source: SummervillePatch Date: October 7, 2011
Feds allege seven nabbed in raids are members of Allentown's 2ND gang (Allentown, PA): Seven men arrested in raids Thursday and charged with federal drug and weapons offenses are alleged members of Allentown's notorious 2ND gang that has terrorized the neighborhood around N. Second Street, court papers say.
Source: The Morning Call Date: October 7, 2011
Gang member arrested in graffiti incidents (Riverside, CA): A Mead Valley man was arrested this morning on suspicion of vandalizing several locations in Jurupa Valley.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: October 7, 2011
Alleged Newark gang leader arraigned on drugs, weapons charges (Newark, NJ): An alleged gang leader suspected of running a cocaine and heroin distribution network and playing a role in a "street war" was arraigned today on six drugs and weapons charges, officials said.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: October 7, 2011
Gang investigators meet, discuss strategy (San Mateo, CA): Gang investigators from all over the state converged in San Mateo Tuesday to share information on how best to fight the growing gang problem. Approximately 300 cops who specialize in fighting gangs met at the Marriot Hotel to discuss strategy.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: October 7, 2011
Gang member facing life after racketeering plea (Buffalo, NY): A member of Buffalo’s notorious 10th Street Gang faces a possible life prison term after pleading guilty Wednesday in a federal racketeering case, U. S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: October 6, 2011
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