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Sheriff steps up gang suppression (San Mateo County, CA) : Five families were recently evicted from Moonridge Housing Community off Miramontes Point Road. More evictions are expected to come from there and another housing unit on Main Street because of a family member’s involvement with gang activity and criminal behavior, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
Source: HalfMoonBayPatch Date: June 25, 2012
Salinas police investigating suspected gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): Police are investigating a shooting at a home in Salinas that happened Sunday evening.
Source: KION 46 News Date: June 25, 2012
San Jose anti-gang program targets at-risk youth (San Jose, CA): The City of San Jose hopes to change the lives of at-risk youth when they are, arguably, needing them the most. San Jose's Gang Prevention Task Force is partnering with Valley Medical Center on a new outreach program, which is poised to launch by mid-summer 2012.
Source: CBS San Francisco Date: June 25, 2012
Shots fired outside Fresno church (Fresno, CA): Church members came together to worship over the weekend after bullets struck their church in a gang-related shooting.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: June 25, 2012
Gang members suspected in Anaheim stabbing (Anaheim, CA): A man in his 30s is recovering from stab wounds he suffered during an apparent gang-related attack early Monday morning, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: June 25, 2012
Fresno gang member arrested after foot chase (Fresno, CA): A Bulldog gang member on probation for domestic violence was arrested early Monday after a foot chase in central Fresno, the Fresno police department reported.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: June 25, 2012
Key figure in prostitution ring to enter plea (Alexandria, VA): An alleged street gang member accused of running a prostitution ring that recruited high school girls is set to enter a plea.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: June 25, 2012
Collingswood man pleads guilty to his role in drug network with ties to Bloods (Camden, NJ): A Collingswood man pleaded guilty Monday to racketeering and drug charges for his role in a narcotics network in South Camden with ties to the Bloods street gang that was dealing large quantities of cocaine, heroin and PCP.
Source: Gloucester County Times Date: June 25, 2012
Rockford neighbors worried after spike in violence over weekend (Rockford, IL): A violent weekend in Rockford has families living on the city's south side on edge. Rockford Police say convicted felons who shouldn't have guns are the problem, but neighbors say the bars and gangs are the issue. Either way there were five shooting in the early morning hours Saturday, a stand-off with police from Saturday to Sunday and Sunday night a stabbing death.
Source: WREX 13 News Date: June 25, 2012
Pennsauken man pleads to gang-related Camden double murder in February 2010 (Camden, NJ): A seventh defendant has pleaded guilty in connection with a February 2010 double murder on Berkley Street in Camden, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.
Source: Gloucester County Times Date: June 25, 2012
Four dead, 30 wounded in weekend Chicago violence intensifying search for answers (Chicago, IL): Two teenage boys - ages 13 and 14 - were among four people killed, and at least 30 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend, CBS Chicago reports. The weekend incidents highlight a disturbing trend that makes the streets of the Windy City even deadlier than Kabul, Afghanistan.
Source: CBS News Date: June 25, 2012
Teen attacked by suspected gang at Waterfront Park (Louisville, KY): A trip to Waterfront Park took a terrible turn as a teen boy was brutally attacked by another group of boys. The mother of the victim believes a gang beat up her son. Although the investigation is still ongoing, Louisville Metro Police are not ruling out that the attack was gang-related.
Source: WAVE 3 News Date: June 25, 2012
Graffiti marks up Holland neighborhood (Holland, MI): A Holland neighborhood has a lot to clean-up this week after a rash of gang-related graffiti popped up overnight Sunday into Monday. As police work to figure out who did it, neighbors said they're frustrated because this isn't the first time it has happened.
Source: FOX 17 News Date: June 25, 2012
Police: Gangs entrenched in Tulare (Tulare, CA): Some gang members have been entrenched in Tulare so long they have second and third generations involved, including elementary school children, Tulareans heard during a recent report on gang violence in the city.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: June 25, 2012
Anger boiled over at Wagner arrest (Omaha, NE): The crowd was livid. Jimmy Levering, an infamous leader of the 29th Street Bloods street gang, had just been gunned down outside a northeast Omaha bar and pronounced dead at Creighton University Medical Center.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: June 24, 2012
Gang violence erupts in Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL): Not far from Lincoln Park's North Pond, where neighbors paused to watch a brood of ducklings Saturday afternoon, one man was shot and two other people were run down by a vehicle hours earlier in a suspected gang-related attack.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 24, 2012
Three arrested in gang threats (Napa, CA): Police arrested three suspects Friday night in connection with a drunken gang-related fight at a Napa In-N-Out restaurant.
Source: NBC Bay Area Date: June 24, 2012
Police tracking gunfire incidents (Dayton, OH): The recent rash of gunfire plaguing neighborhoods in West Dayton have roots stemming from varying circumstances that range from gang-related violence to domestic disturbances, according to police officials, who have been utilizing crime maps for several years to track common threads and patterns among incidents.
Source: Dayton Daily News Date: June 24, 2012
Ogden police stymied by gang members denying affiliations (Ogden, UT): Ogden's gang injunction may be to blame for a new problem law enforcement is facing while trying to interact with gang members. Pre-injunction, gang members would outwardly admit involvement with their gang. Now, officials say, they deny any association, which is causing more work for officers.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: June 23, 2012
Police continue search for gunman in Mag Mile shooting (Chicago, IL): Police continue to search today for the gunman who shot and seriously wounded a man near the corner of Michigan Avenue and Ontario Street in what officials are calling gang-related road rage.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 23, 2012
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