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Fresno County fourth nationwide in gang presence (Frenso County, CA): The assessment shows gangs are expanding, and not just in numbers. The report by the National Gang Intelligence Center shows gangs are evolving, and pose an increasing threat to communities across the nation.
Source: KSEE 24 News Date: November 3, 2011
Committee set up to combat gangs moves forward (Chattanooga, TN): A steering committee set up to combat gangs in Chattanooga took steps Tuesday to discuss the Chattanooga area's growing issue. Although the committee has met a handful of times since early March, officials are still in the early stages of implementing a federal plan issued by the Department of Juvenile Justice to combat gangs.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: November 2, 2011
Appeals court upholds North Oakland gang injunction (Oakland, CA): Oakland's hotly debated gang injunctions have passed their first legal test. A state appeals court ruled Monday that a judge's June 2010 order limiting the movements and contacts of 15 alleged gang members in a 100-square-block area of North Oakland, and subjecting them to a 10 p.m. curfew, did not punish them for innocent conduct or violate their rights of speech or association.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: November 2, 2011
City keeping youth from gangs 'piece by piece' (Chattanooga, TN): Twelve-year-old Darrion Robinson hung around the South Chattanooga Recreation Center, dodging in between the basketball gym and the recording studio. The Lookout Valley Middle School student said he doesn't see many gang members around his school, but he knows to stay away from them.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: November 2, 2011
Six cities work to prevent youth violence (Washington, DC): Teams of youth violence experts from Boston; Chicago; Detroit; Memphis, Tenn.; Salinas, Calif.; and San Jose, Calif., have concluded a two-day meeting of the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention. The group, comprised of law enforcement officers, policy and public-health experts, educators, researchers, city officials, social services providers, community and faith leaders, and concerned parents, met this week to share experiences and to continue working to address and to prevent youth and gang violence.
Source: infoZine Date: November 2, 2011
Family upset after police link slain man to gangs (Winnipeg, MB): Family of a man slain in a North End shooting said they're baffled why police would say the incident linked him to gangs.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: November 2, 2011
Neighborhood rattled by outburst of violence (Medford, OR): A quiet residential street awoke to gunshots late Halloween night, frightening neighbors already on edge about an increase in gang activity recently.
Source: Mail Tribune Date: November 2, 2011
Flagler gang murder case set for jury (Bunnell, FL): A jury is expected to begin deliberating the fate of a man accused of leading the Flagler Bloods gang today after prosecutors presented testimony he was responsible for a deadly home invasion in Palm Coast and other crimes.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal Date: November 2, 2011
Police believe Paso Robles stabbing was gang-related (Paso Robles, CA): Police say they are looking for a Paso Robles man in connection to what appears to be a gang-related stabbing Tuesday night.
Source: KSBY News Date: November 2, 2011
22 charged in indictment of prison gang Dead Man Inc. (Baltimore, MD): Nearly two dozens alleged members of a homegrown prison gang that has spread throughout the country have been indicted on federal racketeering charges that include accusations that they conspired to kill four people, officials announced Wednesday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: November 2, 2011
Alleged Walmart stabber out on lowered bail at time of attack (Albany, NY): The man charged with stabbing a woman to death at the Albion Walmart Sunday had been arrested just two months ago and should not have been out on bail in the first place.
Source: WHAM 13 News Date: November 2, 2011
Trick-or-treater, 10, shot after gang members mistake him for rival (Chicago, IL): Two gang members from Albany Park on Halloween chased and shot at a group of trick-or-treaters — wounding a 10-year-old boy — because they mistakenly believed they were rival gang members, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 2, 2011
Gang crackdown - police sweep Fifth Avenue (Oakdale, CA): The message was clear and direct and delivered with a flash bang on a cool, early Friday morning — there’s a zero tolerance policy in 95361 when it comes to gang activity.
Source: Oakdale Leader Date: November 2, 2011
Officer involved shooting in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): An officer involved shooting ended with the suspect crashing into a home in Southeast Fresno Wednesday morning. Chief Dyer says the shooting involved a Bulldog gang member, who is also one of the city’s most prolific car thieves.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: November 2, 2011
Brothers denied parole in street-gang killing (Orange County, CA): Two brothers convicted of the street-gang murder of one man and the near-fatal stabbing of two others during a back-alley fight were both denied parole this week.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: November 2, 2011
Woman gets eight years in drug network case (Victorville, CA): A woman suspected of being a Hispanic street gang member sent to the Victor Valley to take control of the area's drug market was sentenced to eight years in state prison Wednesday morning.
Source: The Daily Press Date: November 2, 2011
Gang members charged with August murder of 16-year-old Oakley boy (Antioch, CA): A group of alleged gang members have been charged with the murder of a 16-year-old Oakley boy at a party in Antioch this summer, police said Wednesday.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: November 2, 2011
Indian youth center debuts public service spot (Portland, OR): The Center for Native American Youth has premiered its first televised public service announcement for tribal leaders attending the National Congress of American Indians annual conference in Portland, Ore.
Source: The Columbian Date: November 2, 2011
Two officers in fatal shooting responded to gunfire (Westminister, CA): Police officers shot and killed two men after pulling them over in Westminster as part of a gang-related investigation and hearing a shot fired inside the car.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 2, 2011
Texas Attorney General says Mexico drug violence spilling over (El Paso, TX): Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says that Mexico's drug gang violence has become a crime issue in the Lone Star state, and he has sent a request to President Obama to bolster security along the U.S.-Mexican border that runs along the state.
Source: FOX News Latino Date: November 2, 2011
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