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Dealing with gang violence a slow process, police say (Pittsburgh, PA): When a known member of the Brighton Heights Crips was killed just days after the city unrolled a plan to quash violence by scrutinizing gangs, fellow Crips assumed police would look for suspects among the gangs of Garfield, where he was gunned down.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: October 2, 2010
San Diego police investigate fatal gang shooting (San Diego, CA): San Diego police are investigating the shooting death early Saturday morning of a man in an apartment complex in the El Cerrito neighborhood.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: October 2, 2010
WA gang member tackled, arrested in Missoula (Missoula, WA): A gang member from Spokane was arrested at 1346 River Street in Missoula on Friday afternoon. Chief Deputy Rod Ostermiller with the U.S. Marshall's Service says 31-year old Adrian Alexis Washington is a member of the Deuce Avenue Crip Gang and was wanted on Federal Felon in Possession of Firearms charges.
Source: KRTV 3 News Date: October 2, 2010
Gang sweep in South Monterey County (South Monterey County, CA): Four South Monterey County police departments joined forces this weekend in effort to rid South County streets of gang violence.
Source: KION 46 News Date: October 2, 2010
Gang member guilty of attempted kidnapping (Saskatoon, SK): A Saskatoon street gang member whose defence against violent criminal charges included a friend implicating him in other criminal activity was convicted of four offences Friday.
Source: The StarPhoenix Date: October 2, 2010
Arlington, Mansfield teaming up to keep kids out of gangs (Arlington, TX): Oscar "Ossco" Bolton wasn't born into a gang. The former gang leader in Kansas City, Mo., told a breakfast crowd of southeast Tarrant County leaders Thursday that his youth was filled with school, church and play.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: October 1, 2010
Police tactics, CHP aid rein in gang violence (Santa Ana, CA): Despite a rash of assaults and shootings heading into the summer, Santa Ana police have avoided what they feared would be an explosion of gang violence.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 1, 2010
Man stabbed, teen arrested following Tremonton fight (Tremonton, UT): A 15-year-old is under arrest, accused of stabbing and critically injuring an 18-year-old Tremonton man in a fight.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: October 1, 2010
Injunction singles out 2 Visitacion Valley gangs (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco officials secured a fourth in a series of court injunctions against street gangs Thursday when a judge approved an order that singles out two gangs whose bitter rivalry has left 10 people dead in the past three years in the Visitacion Valley area.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: October 1, 2010
Members of the Gang Violence Task Force, including Mayor Sam Adams, Police Chief Mike Reese (Portland, OR): Members of the Gang Violence Task Force, including Mayor Sam Adams, police chief Mike Reese, gang outreach workers and former gang members are demanding peace and a gang ceasefire in the wake of last weekend’s fatal, gang-related shooting in downtown Portland.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 1, 2010
Two charged as police target Sarasota gang (Sarasota, FL): Authorities say they have charged two more members of the notorious street gang Second Line. Also, the police have for the first time revealed the litany of crimes they say gang members have committed.
Source: The Herald-Tribune Date: October 1, 2010
Bergen seizes14 suspected gang members (Garfield, NJ): Fourteen people suspected of being street gang members or who allegedly have ties to gangs have been arrested on drug and weapons charges following a three-month investigation, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said Thursday.
Source: The Record Date: October 1, 2010
Gang violence task force demands peace, recommits to keeping kids out of gangs (Portland, OR): Members of the Gang Violence Task Force, including Mayor Sam Adams, police chief Mike Reese, gang outreach workers and former gang members are demanding peace and a gang ceasefire in the wake of last weekend’s fatal, gang-related shooting in downtown Portland.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 1, 2010
Boone County plans anti-gang forum (Belvidere, IL): A prosecutor in northern Illinois is continuing her battle against gangs by seeking the public's help.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: September 30, 2010
Fugitive in roundup finally in custody (Buffalo, NY): A West Side man who was wanted on a fugitive warrant was arrested Wednesday in connection with last week’s roundup of suspects associated with the Tenth Street gang, FBI agents said.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: September 30, 2010
Man fatally wounded in SW Fresno gang shooting (Fresno, CA): A man was fatally wounded in a gang-related shooting Wednesday afternoon in southwest Fresno, police said.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: September 30, 2010
Gang sweep nets men suspected in assault and robbery (Costa Mesa, CA): A gang sweep Wednesday resulted in the arrest of seven men who police believe assaulted and robbed two men as they walked through a Costa Mesa neighborhood.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 30, 2010
Cook County law enforcers team up on drug arrests (Chicago, IL): Cook County law enforcement officials say a months-long investigation has led to the arrest of almost 100 alleged drug dealers.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: September 29, 2010
Salinas gang member snared by feds on weapons charge (Salinas, CA): A Salinas gang member whose case was touted as an example of the Ceasefire deterrence strategy in action pleaded guilty to a federal weapons charge Tuesday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 29, 2010
Mother to plead tattoo girl's case (Fort Myers, FL): The mother of a Riverdale High School senior suspended over a tattoo will meet Oct. 13 with the Lee County School Board to see whether the decision to expel her daughter from the school can be reconsidered.
Source: The News-Press Date: September 29, 2010
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