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Gang members unite to stop violence (Denver, CO): A former gang member organized a meeting of the two largest rival gangs in Denver on Saturday, with the goal of trying to bring some peace between the Bloods and the Crips.
Source: KUSA 9 News Date: August 1, 2010
Green Bay house shut down for alleged gang activity (Green Bay, WI): Police say Alexander Martinez was one of five people who beat and robbed a disabled woman and a 10-year-old boy in their home on Monday.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette Date: July 31, 2010
Man killed in drive-by shooting, one of two Friday homicides in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A man was fatally shot in an apparently gang-related drive-by shooting in Salinas, one of two homicides in the city Friday evening, according to police.
Source: The Mercury News Date: July 31, 2010
Man gets 40 years for gang shootings (Wilmington, DE): A member of the Latin Kings street gang was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday for two fatal gang-related shootings in 2008.
Source: The News Journal Date: July 31, 2010
Violence rules during gang initiation week (Buffalo, NY): Innocent people often pay the price when Buffalo street gangs look to replenish their ranks. There's the Delaware Park in-line skater who was beaten and robbed, the man recovering from a bullet wound to the neck and a woman who narrowly escaped a carjacking.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: July 30, 2010
Gang retaliations fuel deadly Salinas attacks (Salinas, CA): Detectives are following up signs that many of the slayings and shootings in Salinas this month are the result of back-and-forth retaliation between two rival gang factions, police said Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: July 30, 2010
Hillsboro Police investigate overnight gang-related shooting at car wash (Hillsboro, OR): One man was arrested, another remains in serious condition at an area hospital after what Hillsboro Police are calling an overnight gang-related shooting.
Source: The Oregonian Date: July 30, 2010
Member of the '110 gang' pleads guilty to racketeering (Syracuse, NY): Another member of the once infamous 110 gang pleaded guilty on Friday morning in US District Court.
Source: WSYR 9 News Date: July 30, 2010
Alexandria police downplay gang-like activity in the city (Alexandria, LA): The latest threat assessment released by the FBI-led National Gang Intelligence Center shows a trend of urban gang members migrating to suburban and rural cities to try to recruit members and set up drug-dealing and other illegal pursuits.
Source: The Town Talk Date: July 30, 2010
Gang member from Pa. gets 14-year term in NJ (Trenton, NJ): A Philadelphia man who admitted his role in a conspiracy to kill another member of a New Jersey street gang has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.
Source: KDKA 2 News Date: July 30, 2010
Gang violence in Milwaukee "Enough is Enough" (Milwaukee, WI): "Enough is enough." That’s what Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn says about gang violence on the city’s north side. A 12-year-old girl was shot three times late Tuesday night while sitting on a porch at the same house where a man was murdered nine months ago.
Source: WTAQ News Date: July 29, 2010
Four teens shot in Calif. city in 13-hour span (Salinas, CA): Authorities say two teens were killed and two wounded in three separate shootings in the central California city of Salinas over a span of about 13 hours.
Source: The Associated Press Date: July 29, 2010
Police searching for two with ties to Latin Kings (Bethlehem, PA): Two men with ties to the Latin Kings remain at large after last week's police sweep in Bethlehem that led to the arrest of 37 of the street gang's members on drug-dealing, homicide and other charges.
Source: The Morning Call Date: July 29, 2010
Gang probe under way (Indianapolis, IN): Investigators this week began cracking down on two street gangs whose rivalry is thought to have led to the shooting of 10 people Downtown during Indiana Black Expo's final weekend.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: July 29, 2010
Judge lets Fairfield rein in gang (Vacafield, CA): Following a four-day trial, a judge on Tuesday ruled that a temporary injunction against the Norteños street gang in Fairfield should become permanent.
Source: The Reporter Date: July 28, 2010
Shooting at 79th and Western gang-related (Chicago, IL): Chicago police said the shooting of eight males and a woman at a CTA bus turnaround on the city's South Side was gang-related.
Source: SouthtownStar Date: July 28, 2010
Mom, son arrested in gang investigation (Indianapolis, IN): A 16-year-old boy and his mother have been arrested for being linked to the rival street gang of a teenager charged with shooting nine people Downtown earlier this month, police said today.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: July 28, 2010
Audit says hard to know if LA gang program works (Los Angeles, CA): The city's two-year effort to consolidate the fight against street gangs is poorly monitored and nobody knows whether it's responsible for a drop in gang violence, according to an audit released Tuesday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: July 27, 2010
Former Steelers running back gives boost to anti-gang program (Pittsburgh, PA): The dozen or so gang members who have called a Pittsburgh hotline seeking help turning their lives around now have another option available to them -- jobs subsidized by businessman and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chuck Sanders.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: July 27, 2010
Prosecutors say death of teen gang related (Minneapolis, MN): Prosecutors say the 17-year-old boy whose body was found in a Minneapolis creek was killed as part of a gang initiation.
Source: Austin Daily Herald Date: July 27, 2010
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