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Street gang's rising 'star' deported (Montreal, QC): A violent, fast-rising member of a Montreal street gang - involved in robberies, stabbings, beatings, gunplay, turf wars and linked to an unsolved murder - has been ordered out of Canada as quickly as possible in order to maintain public confidence in Canada's immigration control.
Source: National Post Date: December 5, 2011
Gang concerns lead to creation of Anne Arundel program for parents of youths in juvenile court (Anne Arundell County, MD): The men and women sat in the jury room in the Anne Arundel County Courthouse, but they weren't jurors. They were the parents of juvenile court defendants, ordered into a new wake-up program on gangs because of what their children may have done.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: December 5, 2011
Gang member convicted of murder with baseball bat (Santa Ana, CA): A Fullerton gang member nicknamed "Slugger" has been convicted of murder for beating a rival with a baseball bat and stabbing him in the chest.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: December 5, 2011
Police chief forming task force (Greenville, NC): Greenville’s police chief is forming a violent crime and gang task force and is planning to meet with apartment complex mangers and black community leaders to discuss how to stop a recent spate of violence among young black men.
Source: The Daily Reflector Date: December 5, 2011
BP agents save woman from cold, arrest 2 gang members over weekend (Tucson, AZ): Over the weekend, Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona arrested a 15-year-old and a man with known affiliations to two Mexican gangs, and rescued a woman suffering from cold weather exposure.
Source: KVOA 4 News Date: December 5, 2011
Two wanted in gang-related shooting in Anaheim (Anaheim, CA): Police seek the public's help in finding two men involved in a gang-related shooting that left two men injured.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: December 5, 2011
Gang dispute leads to Asbury bar fight (Asbury Park, NC): A dispute between members of rival gangs at a Main Street bar resulted in the arrest of one man on a weapons charge and another man, who is a federal corrections officer, on a charge of resisting arrest, police said.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: December 5, 2011
Gang members bound for murder trial, judge rules (Oceanside, CA): Prosecutors have enough evidence to try three gang members for the May murders of two teens in Oceanside's Libby Lake Park, a Vista Superior Court judge ruled Monday.
Source: North County Times Date: December 5, 2011
Kinston battles gang violence as Greenville heats up (Kinston, NC): Greenville is not the first city with gang problems here in the east. Nine on Your Side has been following Kinston's battle against gang violence for several months now. There are more than 500 known gang members within the city limits of Kinston.
Source: WNCT 9 News Date: December 5, 2011
Number of gangs in Athens constant, related crime non-violent (Athens, GA): Students could live next to a street gang without even knowing it. The number of gangs in the U.S. has increased by 40 percent since 2009 and some of the largest growth is in the Southeast, according to the FBI in the 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment.
Source: The Red & Black Date: December 5, 2011
Man killed in gang-related shooting on SW Side (Chicago, IL): A 20-year-old man was pronounced dead this morning after being shot on the Southwest Side, officials said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: December 5, 2011
Teens involved in Gerstle Park gang death plead guilty to reduced charges (San Rafael, CA) : Two defendants involved in a gang fight that ended in the death of a Corte Madera man plead guilty to reduced charges today.
Source: SanRafaelPatch Date: December 5, 2011
Sikh man killed gang-style in Vancouver (Vancouver, BC): A 32-year-old Sikh man has become yet another victim of the on-going gang-style violence which has claimed dozens of young lives in the Indian Canadian community here.
Source: Deccan Herald Date: December 5, 2011
Moxee felon facing assault charges after fight, shooting that injured two (Yakima, WA): A 24-year-old man is facing charges of first-degree assault in connection with a shooting spurred by a fight between two rival gangs on the night after Thanksgiving, according to court documents.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: December 5, 2011
Four gang members in custody after six hour standoff in Uptown (Chicago, IL): Four alleged gang members are in custody after barricading themselves inside an Uptown building Monday evening in a six-hour standoff that closed a portion of the CTA Red Line in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: December 5, 2011
Removal of gang tattoos becoming more common (Santa Rosa, CA): The black tattoo that once wrapped Cris Pulido's throat now looks like a smear of grease. One year ago it was the Mayan symbol for the number 13, which in gang-speak signifies the 13th letter of the alphabet, M. M is code for Mexican Mafia, which is another code for Sureño, which is what Cris Pulido used to be.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: December 4, 2011
Two arrested in Yuba City home shooting (Yuba City, CA): A Yuba City man who was acquitted of murder earlier this year was arrested again Friday on suspicion of allegedly shooting another man in the leg.
Source: Appeal-Democrat Date: December 4, 2011
Teen shot and killed at birthday party in Greenville (Greenville, NC): A teen is dead after shots rang out at a birthday party early Sunday at the Pirates Cove apartment complex in Greenville. Police say gang members tried to force their way into the party, resulting in a fight.
Source: WITN 7 News Date: December 4, 2011
Grandview teen murdered in gang shooting (Grandview, WA): An 18 year-old Grandview teen is dead this evening after being shot by gang members.
Source: KIMA News Date: December 4, 2011
Community weighs in on Gang Pointer File (St. Paul, MN): Though GangNet, the controversial gang database run by Ramsey County's now defunct Gang Strike Force, was shut down in August, and the Gang Pointer File, run by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehensions, has dwindled to less than a third of its numbers because its main feeder was GangNet, it's seemingly not over for the Gang Pointer File.
Source: Twin Cities Daily Planet Date: December 4, 2011
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