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Marietta Police probe gang links in home invasion (Marietta, GA): A case involving a mother who said she shot a man who allegedly broke into her home while her three children were sleeping is now part of a gang-related investigation, according to the Marietta Police Department.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal Date: August 7, 2017
Chairman: Drugs, gang activity behind triple slayings (Large Grass, MT): Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe's chairman said.
Source: Native Times Date: August 7, 2017
Durham County turns to national model to “Cure Violence” (Durham, NC): More than 50 people gathered recently to learn about a new Durham initiative to reduce violence by treating it like a disease. “It frames this issue totally different when you look at it as a public health issue and preventing premature death and disabilities, using the same format that we use for the other infectious diseases that we deal with,” ” said Gayle Harris, Durham County’s public health director.
Source: The News & Observer Date: August 7, 2017
Real Talk: Gangs, guns and violence in Queensborough (Shreveport, LA): Few people were out and about on a recent afternoon in the Queensborough neighborhood of Shreveport, soon after nine people from the area were arrested and indicted for crimes that authorities said included murder.
Source: The Times Date: August 6, 2017
Q&A with CPD Chief Stacey Cotton (Covington, GA): With summer months coming to a close, The Covington News editorial staff sat down with Covington Police Department (CPD) Chief Stacey Cotton to discuss crime trends in Covington and what the department is doing to continue to protect the community.
Source: The Covington News Date: August 6, 2017
Q&A with Sheriff Ezell Brown (Covington, GA): In light of a recent spate of burglaries, armed robberies, drug arrests and car break-ins in Newton County, The Covington News editorial staff sat down with Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown to get his take on crime trends and what steps are being taken to combat them.
Source: The Covington News Date: August 6, 2017
San Francisco park where shooting occurred plagued by crime (San Francisco, CA): The San Francisco park where three people were shot on a sunny afternoon underwent a $20 million renovation last year and immediately became one of the city’s most popular destinations — and a magnet for drug use, gang activity and violence.
Source: New Delhi Times Date: August 6, 2017
CARIBBEAT: J’Ouvert International group set to enlighten public and youth at symposium and concert (Brooklyn, NY): The organizers of Brooklyn’s J’Ouvert celebration — who recently announced a time change to increase safety at the annual procession — are following up that effort with special events to teach the history of the Caribbean tradition and help combat gang violence.
Source: New York Daily News Date: August 6, 2017
Tribe chairman: Drugs, gang activity behind triple slayings (Lodge Grass, MT): Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe’s chairman said.
Source: Bozeman Daily Chronicle Date: August 6, 2017
Grass-roots Omaha 360 becomes leader in tackling the root causes of gun violence (Omaha, NE): Each meeting of the anti-violence Omaha 360 task force begins with a report by Omaha police captains on the previous week’s gun assaults in north Omaha.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: August 6, 2017
Police Suspect 2 Killings in Compton Were Gang-Related (Compton, CA): Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies suspect the shooting deaths of two young men in a motel parking lot in Compton were gang-related.
Source: U.S. News & World Report Date: August 6, 2017
Neighborhood gangs: Violent, dangerous and growing in Escambia County (Pensacola, FL): Juston Donson laid in the front yard with a gunshot wound to the head for close to 90 minutes before he was found.
Source: Pensacola News Journal Date: August 5, 2017
Search on for MS-13 gang member suspected of East Montgomery County fatal stabbing (Montgomery County, TX): Authorities are searching for a self-proclaimed MS-13 gang member who is a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a 60-year-old man early Thursday morning in East Montgomery County.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: August 5, 2017
Black teenagers stopped in Memorial Park, patted down, handcuffed (San Diego, Ca): The city of San Diego has "substantially settled," according to the federal court's website, a lawsuit filed on behalf of a black teenager who was coerced into giving his DNA sample to police without parental notification.
Source: San Diego Reader Date: August 5, 2017
Man convicted in 'D-Block Gang' case accused of dealing meth on Dumaine (New Orleans, LA): A man convicted in 2012 for his role in a Treme-based gang, and on parole for a separate conviction for accessory to homicide, was arrested Thursday (Aug. 3) after police say he was seen selling crystal meth out of an abandoned vehicle in Treme.
Source: nola.com Date: August 5, 2017
Deputies arrest man on drug charges; has ties to street gang (Fort Myers, FL): Lee County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man with ties to the Haitian street gang Zoe Pound on Thursday night.
Source: FOX 4 News Date: August 4, 2017
Man pleads guilty to part in September shooting death of man (Fort Wayne, IN): A Fort Wayne man has pleaded guilty to his part in the shooting death of Robert J. Moore last September.
Source: The News-Sentinel Date: August 4, 2017
Ontario’s top court orders third trial in teardrop tattoo murder case (Ontario, ON): In a rare move, Ontario’s top court has ordered a third trial in the same first-degree murder case, lambasting the Crown’s key evidence: an expert witness whose testimony about gang members with teardrop tattoos contained “inaccuracies” and even “falsehoods.”
Source: The Star Date: August 4, 2017
San Francisco Police Increase Dolores Park Patrols After Shooting (San Francisco, CA): Police in San Francisco’s Mission District were stepping up patrols at Dolores Park Friday following the Thursday shooting that left three people wounded.
Source: KPIX 5 Date: August 4, 2017
HPD update on MS-13 gang member wanted for murder (Houston, TX): Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, HPD homicide commanders, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), the Harris County District Attorney's Office, and other agencies discuss the arrest and extradition of suspect Douglas Alexander Herrera-Hernandez, charged and wanted for two murders in the Houston area.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: August 4, 2017
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