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MS-13: Where it comes from and why it's seen a resurgence in Anne Arundel County (Anne Arundel County, MD): A gang born of violence, El Salvador-based MS-13 has been thrust back into the national and local spotlight amid a string of brutal murders authorities have linked to the group.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: October 13, 2017
Boys & Girls Club Program Helps Broker Truces With Fort Worth Gangs (Fort Worth, TX): The City of Fort Worth is moving forward with plans to help stop gang violence in the city by supporting a Boys & Girls Club of Greater Fort Worth program designed to give young gang members and community youth alternatives.
Source: KXAS 5 News Date: October 12, 2017
Police show Facebook photos, videos in 'Triple M Murder Team' trial (Rapides Parish, LA): Testimony continued on Thursday for the trial of Antonio Boyd who multiple law enforcement agencies said was part of the "Triple M Murder Team" gang. Antonio Boyd, 32, was one of 14 people arrested. Police believe the gang was responsible for more than 50 crimes since 2010, crimes ranging from criminal racketeering to attempted first degree murder.
Source: KALB-TV News Channel 5 Date: October 12, 2017
Gang Member Arrested For Stabbing In Arlington: Police (Arlington, VA): A 20-year-old Arlington man was arrested on a slew of charges Wednesday night, including stabbing someone and gang participation, police said.
Source: Arlington Patch Date: October 12, 2017
More funding for anti-gang program in Surrey (Surrey, BC): After doubling the funding for an anti-gang program in Surrey in August to $500,000 in an effort to eliminate the waitlist, the provincial government is now throwing another $500,000 at it.
Source: Cloverdale Reporter Date: October 12, 2017
20 gang members from Sureno Mob Trece indicted (Boise, ID): Five members and associates of the Sureno Mob Trece gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury for crimes that include drug distribution and unlawful possession of firearms.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune Date: October 12, 2017
Ped mall shooting suspect charged with criminal gang participation (Iowa City, IA): The man accused of carrying out a deadly shooting on the Iowa City pedestrian mall in August has been charged with criminal gang participation.
Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen Date: October 12, 2017
Two Silver Spring Residents Charged with Suspected MS-13 Killing Near Annapolis (Annapolis, MD): A man and woman from Silver Spring were among five people arrested and charged with a June murder near Annapolis described as an MS-13-related killing, according to news reports Tuesday.
Source: Bethesda Magazine Date: October 12, 2017
Murder charges issued against two alleged Sunny Side Gang drug dealers (Saginaw, MI): Murder charges were issued Wednesday against two men who recently pleaded guilty to being heroin and cocaine distributors with Saginaw's Sunny Side Gang.
Source: MLive Date: October 12, 2017
MS-13 gang leader convicted in RICO case (Boston, MA): A former leader of the East Boston faction of the MS-13 gang was sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison Thursday afternoon. The sentence was handed down in U.S. District Court in Boston.
Source: The Republican Date: October 12, 2017
California man sentenced to prison for trafficking heroin in Reno (Reno, NV): A California man has been sentenced to up to 19 years in prison for trafficking heroin in Reno in 2015, according to prosecutors.
Source: KRNV News 4 Date: October 12, 2017
Pixley gang member receives life in prison (Tulare County, CA): Nicholas Marroquin, of Pixley, Thursday received 53 years to life for attempting to kill three people at a south county gas station. The sentencing was handed down in Tulare County Superior Court by Judge Michael Sheltzer.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: October 12, 2017
5 indicted in alleged MS-13 gang slaying on the banks of the Potomac River (Alexandria, VA): Four men and a woman allegedly belonging to the MS-13 street gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury on murder charges that carry a potential death sentence.
Source: WJLA 7 News Date: October 12, 2017
5 Indicted for Role in Alleged Gang Slaying (Washington, DC): Four men and a woman allegedly belonging to the MS-13 street gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury on murder charges that carry a potential death sentence.
Source: NBC4 Washington Date: October 12, 2017
4 alleged gang members arrested as drug investigation ends at Goodlettsville motel (Goodlettsville, TN): A multi-month drug investigation ended at a Goodlettsville motel Tuesday with the arrest of four alleged gang members out of Detroit, Michigan.
Source: WKRN 2 News Date: October 12, 2017
Jamaica gang member gets 15 years for attempted murder and armed robberies (Queens, NY): A reputed gang member from Jamaica has been sentenced shooting a man in the back last year along with committing five armed robberies.
Source: QNS Date: October 12, 2017
Woman standing trial, accused of parking lot shooting of man (Regina, SK): The Crown intends to call evidence that a gang-related dispute led to a shooting in a Regina parking lot that left a man with a gunshot wound last year, a jury heard on Tuesday.
Source: Regina Leader-Post Date: October 11, 2017
Jury Trial Continues for Two Gang Members Accused of Multiple Robberies (Sacramento, CA): The jury trial for codefendants Ricky Gomez Hernandez and Joshua Armond Cadenaz-Lopez continued on October 10, 2017. These men have allegedly committed 2nd degree robbery, used a firearm, attempted assault with a firearm, and been involved with criminal street gang activity.
Source: The Davis Vanguard Date: October 11, 2017
Bridgeport Shootings Sparked By Gang Feud, Police Say (Chicago, IL): Feuding gangs are behind a series of shootings in the neighborhood, but local police officials said resources are being shifted to address the issue.
Source: DNAinfo Date: October 11, 2017
Police: 25 criminals arrested in initiative to combat gangs in Nashville (Nashville, TN): Metro Police said 25 people were arrested last weekend as part of an initiative focusing on combating crimes and improving quality of life in parts of Nashville.
Source: WZTV FOX 17 Date: October 11, 2017
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