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Mason City man gets suspended sentence for gang-related crimes (Mason City, IA): An 18-year-old Mason City resident was given a 15-year suspended prison sentence last week after having his deferred judgment revoked on felony robbery and gang participation charges.
Source: Globe Gazette Date: November 8, 2016
Why key crime statistics are up this year in Saskatoon (Saskatoon, SK): Over the past decade, Cliff Dumont has been high, drunk, shot, stabbed and had his jaw broken. He was in a gang. Now, after doing 16 months in a correctional centre for carrying a loaded handgun into a North Battleford hotel, he decided to get straight.
Source: CBC News Date: November 8, 2016
Counseling center hosts gang seminar (Jackson, GA): Law enforcement officials, juvenile justice workers, mental health counselors and school staff members got together recently to learn how to work together to help stop gang activity.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus Date: November 8, 2016
Fort Worth gangsters plead guilty in prostitution ring involving minors (Fort Worth, TX): Four people with ties to a Fort Worth street gang have pleaded guilty in connection with a prostitution ring that included sex trafficking of children, federal officials announced Tuesday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: November 8, 2016
1 dead, 10 wounded in shootings on South, West sides (Chicago, IL): At least one man was killed and at least 10 other people were wounded in Chicago shootings from Sunday morning to just before midnight, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: November 7, 2016
LA-based gangmember convicted in 2013 San Bernardino homicide (San Bernardino, CA): A member of a Los Angeles street gang accused of murdering a San Bernardino gang member learned his fate Wednesday. Victor Angulo, 42, of San Bernardino was found guilty of second degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of Angel Cortez, 21, of San Bernardino.
Source: The Sun Date: November 7, 2016
Two more "Bloods" plead guilty to drug offenses (Brunswick, GA): Two more Brunswick residents pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to dealing drugs as part of a local franchise of the notorious nationwide street gang, the Bloods.
Source: The News Date: November 7, 2016
Anti-Gang Program Planned in Contra Costa County (Contra Costa County, CA): Contra Costa County supervisors will expand an anti-gang program across the county and are looking for a coordinator for the work, county officials said.
Source: El Cerrito Patch Date: November 7, 2016
Suspected gang member's father asks son kept locked up, given treatment (Albuquerque, NM): KOAT has shown the public members of a teenage gang, called the “Get Hard Crew” or “GHC” being arrested again and again. Many viewers expressed concern and asked why the teen’s parents aren’t involved.
Source: KOAT 7 News Date: November 7, 2016
Queens Gang Member Who Fired at Police Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison: DA (Queens, NY): A gang member who fired at two officers in Elmhurst was sentenced to 35 years in prison Monday, the Queens DA said.
Source: DNAinfo Date: November 7, 2016
Greeley man pleads guilty to manslaughter in connection with 2015 stabbing (Greeley, CO): A Greeley man on Monday pleaded guilty to manslaughter and aggravated motor vehicle theft for his involvement in the stabbing death of a man in December 2015. He was immediately sentenced to 19 years in prison.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: November 7, 2016
Gunman arrested in alleged armed robbery (LaGrange, GA): Investigators with the LaGrange Police Department have rrested the suspect they believe robbed another man outside the Hot Spot convenience store at 523 South Greenwood Street just after 2 p.m. on Friday.
Source: LaGrange Daily News Date: November 7, 2016
3 year old hit by stray bullet from Brockton gang shootout (Brockton, MA): A 3-year-old-boy was grazed by a bullet from a nearby shootout as he played in his parent's first-floor apartment in Brockton Saturday.
Source: The Republican Date: November 6, 2016
Boston police say fatal shootings likely gang related (Boston, MA): Boston police say two fatal shootings this weekend both appear to be gang related. But Officer James Kenneally, a department spokesman, says Saturday’s shootings don not appear to be linked to each other.
Source: WHDH 7 News Date: November 6, 2016
Delray Beach cites concern of link between tattoo shops and crime in justifying new city law (Delray Beach, FL): The city of Delray Beach is drafting a policy to restrict where and how tattoo parlors can set up shop over concerns the industry is associated with gangs. City officials say there is a correlation between tattoo parlors and criminal activity, including gangs, drugs and violence, and are using that as a legal foundation to restrict the locations and operations of tattoo shops in the city.
Source: Sun-Sentinel Date: November 5, 2016
San Diego lawmaker wants more transparency in gang database (San Diego, CA): CalGang, a statewide database law enforcement agencies use to share information about suspected gang members, has been around for more than a decade, but how it’s operated and maintained has mostly been walled off from the public.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: November 5, 2016
Glover announces expansion of anti-gang program across Contra Costa, seeks coordinator (Contra Costa, CA): Operation Ceasefire is a problem-oriented policing intervention aimed at reducing youth homicide and youth firearms violence. Began in Boston, it has been adopted by Chicago, Cincinnati and Indianapolis, and these cities achieved reductions in gun homicide of 25 to over 60 percent. In California, Stockton reduced gun homicide by more than 43 percent between 1998 and 2001.
Source: Antioch Herald Date: November 5, 2016
'Cunning' Shore Bloods leader could face 30 years (Accomack County, VA): A jury recommended a 30 year prison sentence for a young Parksley man who has been in trouble with the law since he was 15 years old.
Source: Delmarva Daily Times Date: November 4, 2016
Investigation: Gang violence up, funding to fight gang culture goes down (Bakersfield, CA): Local nonprofit groups trying to steer kids and young people away from gangs are dealing with a steep cut in county funds. Project 180 funds were reduced by half, and this comes during a time when gang violence has gone up.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News Date: November 4, 2016
Who's on Portland's gang list? (Portland, OR): Portland police collect information about gangs and the people, vehicles and addresses linked to them. It's often called the "gang list." The city policy that sets parameters for the controversial data-gathering project is 20 years old and now under review.
Source: The Oregonian Date: November 4, 2016
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