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SoCal gang member convicted of fatal café shooting (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange County jury has convicted an Asian street gang member of murdering a woman and attempting to murder six others during a shooting in a crowded cafe.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 14, 2011
Teen sentenced to life in killing of bartender (Atlanta, GA): A 19-year-old Atlanta gang member was sentenced Monday to life in prison plus 70 years after a jury convicted him of murder in the 2009 slaying of an Atlanta bartender.
Source: Boston Herald Date: March 14, 2011
Local fugitive task force arrests Chicago gang member (Pittsburgh, PA) : A man who police say is a member of a violent street gang in northern Illinois was captured today in the city's Knoxville neighborhood.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: March 14, 2011
Gang Summit helps organize neighbors against crime (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga gang members are feuding on Facebook before taking it to the streets, local police say. Before almost every gang-related shooting in Chattanooga, police officers get a call warning them there is an argument on Facebook and something is going to happen.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: March 13, 2011
Livermore shooting leaves two people injured (Livermore, CA): Two men were injured Sunday afternoon in what police are calling a gang-related crime. Police are still investigating but say they have found several items at the scene that lead them to believe this was a gang-related crime.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 13, 2011
Drug war: Crackdowns have limited impact on Barrio Azteca (El Paso, TX): The FBI's blow against the Barrio Azteca last week showed that the region's dominant gang has continued to operate in spite of past racketeering cases that sent gang bosses to prison for life.
Source: El Paso Times Date: March 13, 2011
Suspect in 2009 Nyeland Acres shooting, sister accused of witness intimidation (Oxnard, CA): A brother and sister were arrested Friday and Saturday on suspicion of witness intimidation related to a gang-related shooting in December 2009, the Ventura County Sheriff's Department reported.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: March 13, 2011
Trenton gang slaying planned on MySpace presents legal twist on tech-based prosecutions (Trenton, NJ): As defense attorneys in a murder conspiracy case fight to quash evidence gleaned from the social networking site MySpace, those close to the case are calling it a landmark battle being waged in the age of technology.
Source: The Times Date: March 13, 2011
Graffiti painters beware: Shawnee police have new tool to catch vandals (Shawnee, OK): With graffiti activity typically increasing during spring break and the summer months, Shawnee police are launching a new crime-fighting tool that can catch graffiti vandals in the act.
Source: The Shawnee News-Star Date: March 13, 2011
Suspect sought in Tulsa Walmart shooting (Tulsa, OK) : Detectives have focused their search on one man in connection with the apparent gang-related shooting Thursday at a Walmart Supercenter in Tulsa, police said Friday.
Source: Tulsa World Date: March 12, 2011
Reputed high-ranking Bloods member found guilty in Lakewood, Toms River slayings (Toms River, NJ): A reputed high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang is facing as much as 100 years in prison after a jury in Superior Court on Friday convicted him of charges related to three events: an armed robbery, a murder to silence a witness to the robbery and an attack on a jail inmate in a failed attempt to thwart his cooperation with authorities in both incidents.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: March 12, 2011
Fresno P.D. and Sanger P.D. team up (Sanger, CA): A curfew was enforced in Sanger Friday night and more than a dozen Fresno Police officers were on the street. They teamed up with Sanger Police to address a sudden spike in gang violence. There was a drive by shooting near an Elementary school on Friday while school was in session.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: March 12, 2011
Tulare police arrest four in connection with gang-related shooting (Tulare, CA): Police made four arrests in connection with a gang-related shooting in southwest Tulare Wednesday afternoon. Manden Torres, 18, and three unidentified teens, ages 17, 16 and 15, were arrested on suspicion of shooting at an inhabited dwelling, conspiracy and committing a crime for the benefit of a street gang.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: March 11, 2011
East Harlem kids brainstorm solutions to gang violence (Harlem, NY) : Anthony Holiday moved from Brooklyn to East Harlem because he feared for his safety after a confrontation with a street gang. But when the 18-year-old arrived in Harlem, he found a similar problem with gangs waiting for him.
Source: DNAinfo Date: March 11, 2011
Roundup targets 30 Deep gang members (Atlanta, GA): As the sun rose Monday, about 80 law officers gathered with “game day” enthusiasm, ready to fan out across metro Atlanta and round up bad guys.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: March 11, 2011
Brandon Johnson arrested, accused of gang activity (Indianapolis, IN): A teenager at the center of a police brutality investigation last year has been arrested and accused of gang activity and drug possession.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: March 11, 2011
Nine arrested in High Desert gang sweep (San Bernardino County, CA): Nine people have been arrested in a gang sweep by San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies spanning the High Desert, Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: March 11, 2011
Residents fear 'retaliation' after second shooting (Gilroy, CA): Police are investigating a suspected link between gang-related shootings that occurred on consecutive nights in Gilroy.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch Date: March 11, 2011
Gang crime rising in Tri-Cities, no money to come from state (Kennewick, WA): Hearing of gang crime is no longer a surprise in the Tri-Cities. Kennewick locals have become accustomed to it.
Source: KEPR-TV News Date: March 11, 2011
Gang sweep rounds up 31 on outstanding warrants (Hidalgo County, TX): The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 31 gang members as part of its ongoing Operation Street Sweep, which is aimed at taking gang members off the streets.
Source: The Monitor Date: March 11, 2011
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