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Man fatally shot in Norwalk (Norwalk, CA): A man died following a gang-related shooting Saturday night along Pioneer Boulevard in Norwalk, authorities said.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: December 2, 2017
Council Members Lash Out Over Slow Start for Anti-Gang Program (Montgomery County, MD): Montgomery County Council members sharply criticized a department director Monday after they discovered that the county’s Health and Human Services Department failed to quickly start an anti-gang program.
Source: Bethesda Magazine Date: December 1, 2017
Feds indict four alleged Minneapolis gang members in gun, drug conspiracy (Minneapolis, MN): Federal prosecutors have indicted four alleged members of a north Minneapolis gang in a gun and drug conspiracy that included the August killing of a rival gang member.
Source: Star Tribune Date: December 1, 2017
Springfield gangs get younger, homegrown, transnational, experts say (Springfield, MO): Authorities say a California man leaned out of a car window and shot a man to death at a mobile home park southwest of Springfield city limits. The man later told deputies he got "trigger happy" and emptied the magazine of his .380-caliber handgun during the Oct. 7 drive-by shooting.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader Date: December 1, 2017
Police arrest Greeley gang member they say was involved in summer shots-fired call (Greeley, CO): Greeley police last Friday arrested a gang member they believe in July fired gunshots into the air after a fight outside a bar. The Weld District Attorney's office will likely file charges against him by early next week.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: December 1, 2017
Suspect in 10-year-old girl's murder was gang rival of victim's brother, police say (San Antonio, TX): Two teenagers suspected of taking part in the drive-by shooting that led to a 10-year-old girl's death are gang rivals of the victim's brother, according to San Antonio police.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News Date: December 1, 2017
Wilmington teen gets 12 years for shooting 5 people--with 55 more years on the table if he violates probation (Wilmington, DE): A 17-year-old gang member from Wilmington is headed to prison for 12 years for shooting five people, including four kids, while a member of the city's Shoot To Kill gang.
Source: WDEL News Date: December 1, 2017
Gang member 'Sniper' charged with two homicides (Saginaw, MI): Paris Rueda's mother was seated on the wooden courtroom pew with hands clasped, listening as the judge read off charges of murder. On the day she would've celebrated her son's 26th birthday, she was instead watching the arraignment of his alleged killer.
Source: MLive Date: December 1, 2017
Gang Member Accused of Murder Gets Evidence Suppressed (Portland, OR): A jury will not hear about the jailhouse confession of a white supremacist gang member accused of intentionally running over and killing a black teen, after a judge ruled Thursday that a homicide detective had violated the gang member’s Miranda rights.
Source: Courthouse News Service Date: December 1, 2017
Local law enforcement actively combating gang activity in the Valley (Fargo, ND): We don't hear much about it but we do know that there's gang activity in the Valley. Authorities say they are actively tracking around 425 gang members or violent criminals, and yesterday they announced the arrests of 79. A third of those arrested were confirmed gang members.
Source: Valley News Live Date: December 1, 2017
Law enforcement seeing increased gang activity in Washington County, surrounding areas (Washington County, MD): Counties across Maryland are seeing a rise in gang activity and Washington County is not immune, according to a local law enforcement official.
Source: Herald-Mail Media Date: December 1, 2017
Where does Nampa's gang issue stand now? (Nampa, ID): Most of us who've lived in the Treasure Valley for the last decade remember the gang problem that plagued the area for years. It was especially rampant in Canyon County. Nampa Police says the violent gang crimes have decreased, but so have the resources allotted to tackling the issue.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: December 1, 2017
Gangs, drugs on the rise in Winnipeg (Winnipeg, MB): Gang-related crimes are surging in the city of Winnipeg, while property crimes are trending in an “alarming” direction, the police service’s chief said Friday in addressing the monthly police board meeting at city hall.
Source: Winnipeg Sun Date: December 1, 2017
Sacramento hopes program will persuade 50 ‘shooters’ to change their violent ways (Sacramento, CA): City leaders are days away from signing a deal to bring a controversial gun violence reduction program to Sacramento, making the capital city a testing ground to see if the novel approach can be successfully replicated outside of Richmond, Calif., where it began.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: December 1, 2017
Gang member confesses to killing bystander, officials say (Union County, NJ): A Plainfield man who officials say is a member of an Elizabeth gang admitted to shooting an innocent bystander in Plainfield in 2015, Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour said in a press release Friday.
Source: NJ.com Date: December 1, 2017
San Jacinto gang member sentenced to death for 3 slayings in 2013 (Riverside County, CA): A judge imposed a death sentence Friday on a San Jacinto gang member who fatally shot three men and tried to kill another because of their affiliations.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: December 1, 2017
2 More Arrested In Gang Death; Victim Was Stabbed 100 Times (Rockville, MD): Police in Maryland say they have arrested two more people in the death of a man stabbed more than 100 times in an apparent MS-13 gang slaying.
Source: CBS Baltimore Date: December 1, 2017
Facing 30 years in prison, he’s got the highest sentence in meth-trafficking case (Gulfport, MS): A Lucedale felon’s past activities caught up with him when a federal judge sentenced him to 30 years in prison for trafficking meth.
Source: Sun Herald Date: December 1, 2017
2nd gang member gets prison in 2016 killing of Texas officer (San Antonio, TX): A gang member must serve 20 years in federal prison over the 2014 fatal shooting of an off-duty San Antonio-area police officer outside a tattoo parlor the victim co-owned.
Source: Austin American-Statesman Date: November 30, 2017
8 Walterboro gang members sentenced for various violent crimes (Charleston, SC): Eight members of a street gang that originated in Walterboro have been sentenced for various violent crimes and RICO conspiracy in federal court.
Source: WCSC 5 News Date: November 30, 2017
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