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Fatal shooting in Surrey gang-related (Surrey, BC): A 24-year-old Vancouver man who police say was well known to them was shot and killed late Friday afternoon in North Surrey. Police said the killing "appears to be targeted and gang-related."
Source: Toronto Sun Date: June 25, 2011
Community meeting to be held Tuesday at Board Auditorium on proposed gang policy (Hagerstown, MD): Washington County Public Schools will hold a community meeting on Tuesday afternoon on a proposed policy that would address gangs, gang activity and similar destructive or illegal group behavior in schools.
Source: The Herald-Mail Date: June 25, 2011
L.A. officials set to announce expanded anti-gang Summer Night Lights program (Los Angeles, CA): This summer, nights in Los Angeles will be a little brighter than in years past. At a news conference on Friday, officials will announce the expansion of the Summer Night Lights program, which keeps parks in gang-plagued communities open during the late evening, when most violent crimes occur.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 24, 2011
Catawba crack house bust nets gang member (Catawba, NC): A pair of SWAT teams raided two suspected crack houses in Catawba simultaneously at 6 a.m. Friday. The Catawba street gang known as the Cat Town Boys was the raid’s targets.
Source: Hickory Daily Record Date: June 24, 2011
Gang arrest in Salinas gets $20,000 worth of drugs off the streets (Salinas, CA): Late Wednesday, Monterey County Sheriff's Deputies, on a probation search arrest a known gang member and find drugs with a street value of 20,000 dollars.
Source: KION 46 News Date: June 24, 2011
Possible gang-related fire on West Lincoln (Albany, GA): Investigators believe that a fire in south Albany may have occurred due to a rival gang dispute. Firefighters were called to 1111 West Lincoln Ave. to a house fire started by a Molotov cocktail.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News Date: June 24, 2011
Two federal immigration agents to help in city's anti-gang crackdown (San Jose, CA): About to lose more than 100 officers to layoffs and struggling with a bloody spate of gang slayings, San Jose police brass leapt at the chance to get for free the loan of a pair of elite federal agents to help them investigate the city's violent Nortenos, Surenos and other criminal crews.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 24, 2011
Accused Trenton Gangster Killer Bloods leader facing 68 charges including three killings pleads not guilty (Trenton, NJ): A high-ranking Bloods leader accused of masterminding much of the gang violence that rocked Trenton in the summer of 2005 was in court yesterday to answer to murder charges and other accusations stemming from the city’s bloodiest year on record.
Source: The Times Date: June 23, 2011
San Juan brothers charged in shooting (San Juan, TX): Two San Juan brothers are on their way to the Hidalgo County Jail. Both men are believed to be members of the Po-Boy street gang.
Source: KRGV 5 News Date: June 23, 2011
California budget cuts slash monitoring of gang parolees (Sacramento, CA) : While state prison officials plan to move tens of thousands of inmates to county jails in a highly publicized budget move, they began another money-saving effort last month: removing GPS tracking devices from hundreds of paroled gang members.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: June 23, 2011
Community meets at church to rally against gang woes (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Hope Scott dabbed her eyes with a tissue as she stood up amid the crowd gathered Wednesday at her Desert Hot Springs church to brainstorm how to reclaim their community from gangs.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: June 23, 2011
Law enforcement disrupts Paterson drug ring (Totowa, NJ): Authorities say they’ve disrupted a major drug distribution network in New Jersey’s third-largest city.New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow says a yearlong investigation into gang activity in Paterson has resulted in more than 170 arrests.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: June 23, 2011
Province announces more money for anti-gang programs (Brandon, MB): Manitoba’s NDP government will add five new anti-gang programs, including three on First Nations, to steer kids away from crime and beef up other programs aimed at kids too young to be charged for crimes they’ve committed.
Source: Brandon Sun Date: June 23, 2011
Phoenix police announce arrests of gang members tied to burglaries (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix police are rounding up gang members they believe are part of at least 25 burglaries that began earlier this year.
Source: Daily Reporter Date: June 23, 2011
Man wounded in gang-related shooting in Baldwin Park (Baldwin Park, CA): A local gang member was expected to survive after being wounded in a gang-related shooting, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: June 23, 2011
Grants, donations and contests ensure continuance of San Jose's Safe Summer Initiative (San Jose, CA): Donations to San Jose's Safe Summer Initiative topped the goal of $325,000 by $60,500, allowing the city to provide funding for 35 or more programs for youngsters age 6 to 18.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 23, 2011
Prosecutors prepare application for ex-gangsters (San Diego, CA): The San Diego County district attorney's office is fine-tuning an informal application process for former gang members who wish to be removed from gang injunctions.
Source: North County Times Date: June 23, 2011
Gang member gets 50 years for 2009 Pico Rivera murder (Norwalk, CA): A Pico Rivera gang member was sentenced Thursday to 50 years to life in prison for the Nov. 19, 2009 fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: June 23, 2011
Lodi man held in suspected gang-related shootings (Lodi, CA): A Lodi man was arrested Monday on attempted murder charges after two gang-related shootings.
Source: The Record Date: June 22, 2011
Slain teen a suspected gang member (Youngstown, OH): A 16-year-old South Side male found in a pool of blood with bullets in his chest Saturday was part of one of the city's youngest and most potentially dangerous street gangs, though detectives said they do not believe the killing was gang related.
Source: Tribune Chronicle Date: June 22, 2011
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