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Group agrees that Chattanooga's anti-gang program needs changes, more money (Chattanooga, TN): It takes a village to raise a child, but it also takes a bank account. And community members at a public meeting Thursday night agreed that bank account needs to be fatter than the $600,000 proposed for social services in Chattanooga's signature anti-gang effort, the Violence Reduction Initiative, over the next two years.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: February 9, 2018
Reputed Latin Kings member charged in 2007 slaying of Marine who survived Iraq but was gunned down in Indiana (Chicago, IL): Marine veteran Isaias Cintron survived two tours of duty in Iraq only to be gunned down outside a Northwest Indiana bar after he returned home to Chicago a decade ago.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: February 9, 2018
Alleged MS-13 gang member arrested in connection with 2016 murder (Woodbury, NY): An alleged MS-13 gang member is behind bars Friday in connection with a 2016 murder in Brentwood.
Source: News 12 Long Island Date: February 9, 2018
Crips Gang Member Wanted In Deadly Santa Rosa Home Invasion (Santa Rosa, CA): The manhunt intensified Friday for a female Crips gang member who is wanted in a deadly home invasion robbery that left one victim dead and a second injured in unincorporated Sonoma County outside Santa Rosa.
Source: CBS San Francisco Date: February 9, 2018
Alleged East Coast MS-13 kingpin held in Maryland, records show (Prince George's County, MD): The identity of the man accused of leading the East Coast operations of MS-13, carrying out major drug trafficking and conspiring on Long Island to commit murder, has surfaced in court and jail records as an El Salvadoran citizen being held in a Maryland jail.
Source: Newsday Date: February 9, 2018
Multiple not-guilty pleas entered by Santa Maria MS13 gang suspects (Santa Maria, CA): Not guilty pleas were entered Friday by nearly a dozen suspected MS-13 gang members indicted on charges that include 10 murders in Santa Maria over the past few years.
Source: KSBY News Date: February 9, 2018
Dangerous trend: More youth joining gangs, carrying guns (Montgomery County, OH): The seven youths charged with wearing masks and robbing a Huber Heights AT&T store while carrying guns are affiliated with two local juvenile gangs, officials say — the latest indication of an uptick in crime by young members of armed gangs.
Source: Dayton Daily News Date: February 9, 2018
Teen arrested in connection to September gang-related shooting (Tulsa, OK): A teen charged in a September gang-related homicide was arrested Thursday and booked into Tulsa Jail. Robert Cowan, 18, was one of three people charged with first-degree murder in connection to the fatal shooting of Walter Hogan, 38, according to a previous story.
Source: Tulsa World Date: February 9, 2018
A.C. man allegedly associated with gang retaliation shooting detained (Mays Landing, NJ): An Atlantic City man was detained on assault and weapons charges in connection with a December shooting believed to be gang-related, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City Date: February 9, 2018
Birthday party ends in rival gang shootout on Saginaw's East Side (Saginaw, MI): A birthday party at a residence on Saginaw's East Side ended in a rival gang shootout late Thursday, according to police.
Source: MLive Date: February 9, 2018
Fresno police send 75 officers onto streets to head off gang war (Fresno, CA): Seventy-five Fresno police officers are on alert for more gang violence this weekend as Chief Jerry Dyer and his department are trying to stop a series of retaliatory shootings that have resulted in one person killed and five wounded since Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: February 9, 2018
MS-13 member pleads guilty in federal case related to Frederick murder, assault (Frederick, MD): A member of the MS-13 gang has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a murder and attempted murder committed in Frederick.
Source: The Frederick News-Post Date: February 9, 2018
Bloods Ringleader Gets 17 Year Prison Sentence (Freehold, NJ): The ringleader for an Asbury Park-based violent criminal street gang was sentenced this morning to 17 years in a New Jersey state prison. Altyreek Leonard was snared in the 2014 operation called “Operation Dead End” which netted 53 arrests in 2014, including several known members of the “Bloods” and “Crips” street gangs in Asbury Park, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
Source: Atlantic Highlands Herald Date: February 9, 2018
He wanted out of a gang. So these Merced County gang members killed him, DA says (Merced County, CA) : Two Merced County gang members were sentenced Thursday to life without parole in state prison for a 2013 ambush killing of a gang rival, according to the Merced County District Attorney's Office.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: February 9, 2018
Former Latin Kings Gang Member Sentenced to More than Nine Years for Firearm Offenses (Tampa, FL): U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich today sentenced former Latin Kings game member Anibal Angel Rios-Mulero (33, Tampa) to nine years and nine months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for possessing a firearm during a drug trafficking offense. The Court also ordered him to forfeit the firearms and ammunition.
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Date: February 9, 2018
Jackson Heights gang member sentenced to 13 1/2 years in prison for killing Elmhurst man (Queens, NY): A 33-year-old man who is a member of the Sureño 13 gang was sentenced to more than a decade in prison for fatally shooting an Elmhurst man in 2015.
Source: QNS Date: February 9, 2018
Flushing murder likely the result of gang activity: NYPD (Flushing, NY): Police said a man murdered in Flushing on Feb. 2 was shot to death in what the 107th Precinct called a gang-related crime.
Source: TimesLedger Date: February 8, 2018
Gang member convicted in 1995 cold case murder (San Diego, CA): After more than two decades and three trials, justice finally came for the family of an 18-year-old woman who was killed in a car-to-car shooting.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: February 8, 2018
'Anti-Gang' Bills: One Alive As Experts Warn About Downside (Jackson, MS): Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, did not want to debate the "anti-gang" bill for long this morning, and after about half an hour, he tabled House Bill 541, noting that the Senate had already passed its version of the legislation. Gipson will likely take up that bill when it comes over to the House of Representatives.
Source: Jackson Free Press Date: February 8, 2018
Gang bust: 4 juveniles, 1 adult arrested in West Valley City chase that ended in crash; 3 weapons found in car (West Valley City, UT): Four juveniles and one adult were arrested Thursday night after they fled from police in a stolen car and ended up in a traffic accident.
Source: Gephardt Daily Date: February 8, 2018
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