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Feds join APD investigating video of possible hate crime attack (Atlanta, GA): Federal authorities joined Atlanta police Monday in investigating video footage posted online of an apparent gang-related beating in southwest Atlanta.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: February 6, 2012
Brother-in-law says Ramos left gang clique because it wasn't violent enough (San Francisco, CA): The brother-in-law of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of a triple killing in San Francisco in 2008, testified today that Ramos changed cliques in the gang because he felt his old clique was not violent enough.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal Date: February 6, 2012
Linda gang gunman sentenced to 13 years in prison (Linda, CA) : A Linda gang member was sentenced Monday to 13 years in prison for shooting at man in October, the Yuba County District Attorney's Office reported.
Source: Appeal-Democrat Date: February 6, 2012
Witnesses won't ID shooter in Empire killing (Empire, CA): Within hours of a gang-related killing in Empire over the weekend, Stanislaus County sheriff's detectives said they knew what motivated the shooting and interviewed people they believe can identify the suspect. They found a link between Saturday's homicide and one that occurred on the other side of town last year.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: February 6, 2012
Public nuisance bill takes aim at drug and gang crime (Lee County, FL): A bill that would crack down on drug dealers and gang activity in Florida is making its way through the House and Senate. HB 1443 would expand the list of locations that could be cited if criminal activity takes place there.
Source: WINK News Date: February 6, 2012
Final arrest made in '07 Ashburn gang assault (Hamilton, VA): The last of 11 suspects wanted for a their alleged involvement in a gang-related assault that occurred in Ashburn more than four years ago is now in custody. Victor M. Hernandez-Suaza, 23, of Colombia, was arrested last Wednesday in Hamilton, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office reported today.
Source: Leesburg Today Date: February 6, 2012
Four arrested in gang-related fatal shooting in Tracy (Tracy, CA): Police have arrested three men and a juvenile on suspicion of fatally shooting a 23-year-old man early Saturday morning, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: February 5, 2012
Timeline of Chattanooga gang activity from 1984 to 2012 (Chattanooga, TN): 1984 • In East Lake Courts, gang members calling themselves Dogs paint blue graffiti throughout the community and beat a neighborhood man passing out religious tracts.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: February 5, 2012
Facing up to Chattanooga gang violence (Chattanooga, TN): The word has been out there for more than a decade, whispered in some political circles, discussed frankly inside police patrol cars, shouted from some church pulpits.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: February 5, 2012
Man found guilty in 2007 killing sentenced to life (Tulsa, OK): A man convicted of a 2007 Tulsa murder that prosecutors say was gang-related faces a life prison sentence.
Source: Tulsa World Date: February 5, 2012
Harvey Hustlers were ruthless in defending their drug turf, feds say (New Orleans, LA): Described by federal authorities as the driving force behind much of the violence and narcotics in a West Bank community, the Harvey Hustlers and their enforcement arm, the Murder Squad, ran a criminal enterprise that showed no mercy in defending its turf or retaliating against debtors or witnesses to its operations.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: February 5, 2012
Man arrested in Albuquerque shooting death (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque police say they arrested a known gang member after a shooting that left a man dead and another person wounded.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4 Date: February 5, 2012
Three injured in possible gang-related shooting in northwest Houston (Houston, TX): Three men were injured early Sunday in what investigators believe was a gang-related shooting in northwest Houston.
Source: KHOU 11 News Date: February 5, 2012
Gang member accused of murder in Cicero (Cicero, IL): An 18-year-old admitted gang member is due in court Monday to face charges in connection with the death of a man who was on parole.
Source: WLS 7 News Date: February 5, 2012
Man stabbed in Pajaro gang attack (Pajaro, CA): A Watsonville man suffered multiple stab wounds in what sheriff's deputies have described as a gang-related attack in Pajaro Saturday night.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: February 5, 2012
Police identify victim in Belvidere gang-related shooting (Rockford, IL): Belvidere police have released the name of an 18-year-old shot in a gang-related attack on Friday night.
Source: WREX 13 News Date: February 5, 2012
70 arrested in Chattanooga police sweep (Chattanooga, TN): A citywide sweep by Chattanooga, Hamilton County and federal officers netted 21 felony arrests and 49 misdemeanor arrests over two days, police said Saturday.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: February 4, 2012
Six 10th Street Gang members held (Buffalo, NY) : Six associates of the 10th Street Gang were rounded up early Friday morning—the latest batch of arrests and indictments by federal authorities since 2009 aimed at stamping out rival West Side drug gangs that terrorized the neighborhood, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul announced Friday.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: February 4, 2012
Gang sweep in Humboldt nets 15 arrests, five pounds of marijuana (Eureka, CA) : Fifteen people were arrested in a gang sweep Wednesday and Thursday in Humboldt County, and one Eureka man was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale after five pounds of the processed plant and multiple digital scales were found in his apartment.
Source: The Times-Standard Date: February 4, 2012
Huntsville superintendent: Fight at Lee High School was gang initiation (Huntsville, AL): The four students from Lee High School who filmed a fight in a school bathroom and posted the video to YouTube did so as a gang initiation, Huntsville's superintendent said.
Source: The Huntsville Times Date: February 4, 2012
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