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More gang-related shootings in Vacaville (Vacaville, CA): An escalation in gang violence in Vacaville in recent weeks has resulted in the city's fourth shooting -- and two more victims -- Thursday night.
Source: Times-Herald Date: March 19, 2011
New program in Ogden helping youth realize gang life is no life (Ogden, UT): A new program is being used by Ogden law enforcement to help young gang members break the cycle of gang mentality and shun gang activity. Community Re-entry Opportunity Social Supression, or CROSS, is the program designed to get kids out of gangs and keep them out so they can start planning their future.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: March 19, 2011
Gangs in Crestview? (Crestview, FL): The Gang Reduction Task Force of Okaloosa and Walton counties believes that one way to combat any nascent gang activity in the Crestview area is to be proactive with them.
Source: Crestview News Bulletin Date: March 19, 2011
Man stabbed several times in gang-related attack (Livermore, CA): A Livermore man was stabbed multiple times early Saturday in what police are calling a gang-related attack. The man is a documented gang member and is expected to survive, Livermore Police Sgt. Keith Graves said.
Source: LivermorePatch Date: March 19, 2011
Two wounded in Friday shooting in Yakima (Yakima, WA): Two people were wounded in a gang-related shooting Friday night in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven store at 16th Avenue and Fruitvale Boulevard, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: March 19, 2011
Roundup leads to 57 arrests in Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN): A two-day roundup led by Chattanooga-area law enforcement agencies put 57 people behind bars.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: March 19, 2011
Tri-Cities officials seek federal money to fight gangs (Kennewick, WA): KEPR is always tracking gang activity in the Tri-Cities, and officials say it's on the rise. Now, a group made up of Tri-Cities leaders in law enforcement, schools, juvenile justice and others are seeking federal money to help combat the gang problem.
Source: KEPR-TV News Date: March 19, 2011
Gang Summit addresses problem areas (Porterville, CA): Not one dissenting comment broke the harmony between city and county leaders Wednesday as they met at the Porterville Police Department to address what they agree to be a pressing issue in Porterville — gang activity.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: March 19, 2011
Suspected gang member arrested after attack, Collier deputies say (Naples, FL): An Immokalee man and woman face battery charges after witnesses say the man, a documented gang member, along with several other unknown males, attacked two people with a baseball bat Thursday night, reports said.
Source: Naples Daily News Date: March 19, 2011
Feds charge 23 in street gang sting (Youngstown, OH): Federal authorities brought charges against 23 members and affiliates of a South Side gang they claim have controlled drug trafficking, shot at rival gang members and attempted to kill an informant over the last eight years.
Source: Tribune Chronicle Date: March 18, 2011
Vacaville shooting is gang related (Vacaville, CA): Vacaville police are continuing to investigate the city's third gang shooting in less than two weeks after an area teen was shot in the parking lot of an apartment complex Wednesday night.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: March 18, 2011
Three Calif. gang members sent to prison for crimes (Santa Cruz, CA) : Santa Cruz prosecutors say three members of the Surenos street gang in Watsonville are going to prison for their various crimes, including attempted murder.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: March 18, 2011
Proactive approach helps keep Dublin gang-free (Dublin, CA): Gang problems are not unique to large cities; the suburbs have their share of problems too. But one East Bay city credits its proactive approach with making it virtually gang-free.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: March 18, 2011
Gangs a growing concern for law enforcement (Graham, TX): Gangs - the dreaded groups are generally associated with major metropolitan areas — very unlike this small rural community in Young County. But there is gang activity in the Graham area, though law enforcement confirms it is not the traditional youth gangs they are seeing.
Source: The Graham Leader Date: March 18, 2011
Eight alleged gang members indicted (Newport News, VA): Eight alleged members of the "Ivy Street Gangstas (ISG)" street gang were indicted by a federal grand jury for running a criminal organization that engaged in acts of violence including murders, robberies, narcotics distribution, and weapons violations.
Source: WAVY-TV 10 News Date: March 18, 2011
Killer accused of punching DuPage deputy (DuPage County, IL): An Aurora gang member awaiting sentencing for a 2007 murder could face additional prison time for punching a sheriff's deputy less than two weeks after his conviction, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Daily Herald Date: March 17, 2011
Students taught serious lesson on gangs in Washington Heights workshop (New York, NY): Instead of baggy clothes and bandanas, gang members now use more subtle signs and symbols - with gun-toting members sporting rosary beads or little kids' colorful bracelets and recruiting young teens through Facebook and Twitter.
Source: New York Daily News Date: March 17, 2011
Six reputed Bradenton gangsters charged with racketeering (Bradenton, FL): Law enforcement continues to make inroads against local gangs, arresting six reputed members of the Brown Pride Locos on Wednesday. It was the latest RICO move by local law enforcement against gang activity in Bradenton and Manatee County. RICO is an anti-racketeering law.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: March 17, 2011
11 men arrested in Chicago drug sting (Chicago, IL): Eleven men have been charged with importing drugs by mail from California and selling them in Chicago. The Cook County State's Attorney's office says the men were arrested after an investigation that focused on the Four Corner Hustlers street gang.
Source: ABC 7 Chicago Date: March 17, 2011
Bloods gang member is charged with trying to plan killing of federal judge from Monmouth County jail (Freehold Township, NJ): Authorities say a member of the Bloods street gang plotted behind bars in the Monmouth County jail to arrange the slaying of a federal judge in New Jersey.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: March 17, 2011
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