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Blood Stains, Broken Glass at Dance Studio After Shooting (Fort Worth, TX): Blood stained the outside of Studio 74 hip hop dance studio and broken glass from a trophy case covered the floor on Saturday morning after a suspected gang-related shooting at an unauthorized party killed two people and injured at least five others.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News Date: June 25, 2016
Man Was Shooting At Rival Gang Members When He Paralyzed 3-Year-Old (Cook County, IL): The man accused of shooting a 3-year-old boy on Father's Day was shooting at a group of rival gang members standing near the car the boy was sitting in, prosecutors said Friday. The boy and his dad were getting ready to leave after visiting relatives on the block, which is the territory of the Crank Town gang, according to prosecutors.
Source: DNAinfo Date: June 24, 2016
Man sent to prison for firing 19 bullets into sleeping baby's room (Salt Lake City, UT): Despite making impressive strides in jail and promises he would never return to gang life, a judge on Friday said the young man's crimes were so heinous he had to send him to prison.
Source: Deseret News Date: June 24, 2016
Knoxville gang member convicted of attempted murder in 2013 shooting (Knoxville, TN): A man the Knox County District Attorney General’s office says is a member of the Bloods street gang was convicted Friday of several charges including attempted first degree murder.
Source: WATE 6 News Date: June 24, 2016
Crips control homes for drugs, gang crimes, LA suit says (Los Angeles, CA): City Attorney Mike Feuer announced lawsuits Friday against the owners of two South Los Angeles residential buildings that he alleges is controlled by the Neighborhood Crips street gang and has been the site of drug and gun-related crimes.
Source: MyNewsLa.com Date: June 24, 2016
Man arrested in gang-related kidnapping and torture investigation (Toronto, ON): Toronto police have arrested a 23-year-old man on Thursday, wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for an alleged kidnapping of two teenage gang members.
Source: Toronto Star Date: June 24, 2016
Man Pleads Guilty in Gang-Related Park Death (Fairfax County, VA): A Virginia man pleaded guilty Thursday to the gang-related stabbing death of a man at a popular park last year, police said.
Source: NBC4 Washington Date: June 24, 2016
Suspected gang-related shooting at Eugene library (Eugene, OR): A dispute between what is believed to be two sets of gang members resulted in a shot fired last night in front of the Eugene library around 7 p.m.
Source: Oregon Daily Emerald Date: June 24, 2016
Men charged after Aurora home invasion (Aurora, IL): One Aurora man is charged with residential burglary and another with ammunition and drug offenses after a gang-related home invasion earlier this week, according to Aurora police
Source: Aurora Beacon-News Date: June 24, 2016
Stark at-risk youths get blunt message (Canton, OH): Recognized as "people of influence" within their circle of associates, 10 teenagers sat through about an hour of blunt and graphic warnings Friday from criminal justice officials and social service workers regarding possible consequences of affiliating with criminal gangs.
Source: Canton Repository Date: June 24, 2016
Brampton Multicultural Centre launches program in Peel to counter gangs, protect youth at-risk (Brampton, ON): New efforts are underway in Peel region to counter gangs, guns and violence and protect youth at risk. Brampton Multicultural Centre (BMC), a Brampton-based not-for-profit community organization, started a latest program called New Direction, which is aimed at gang prevention and intervention.
Source: Brampton Guardian Date: June 24, 2016
Killer in Gang Gets 50 Years to Life, and a Dose of Mercy as Well (Manhattan, NY): A deadly run of gang violence that has brought heartbreak to two Harlem families came to an unlikely culmination in a Manhattan courtroom. Taylonn Murphy, a 20-year-old gang member, was given mercy, not by the judge, who sentenced him to 50 years to life for murder and other charges, but by the father of Walter Sumter, the young man Mr. Murphy had been convicted of killing.
Source: The New York Times Date: June 24, 2016
North Central residents concerned about rising gun violence (Regina, SK): Gun violence in North Central seems to be increasing, and one resident says gangs are to blame. “There’s so much of this — I really believe it’s gang violence,” said a North Central resident who spoke on the condition of anonymity — she doesn’t want to jeopardize her safety.
Source: Regina Leader-Post Date: June 24, 2016
Juvenile charged in fatal shooting just two blocks from CPD HQ (Chicago, IL): The crime was brazen, occurring just two blocks from Chicago Police Department’s Bronzeville headquarters. And on Friday, police arrested the person who, they say, was aiming at a rival gang member but killed city 311 operator Yvonne Nelson.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: June 24, 2016
Alleged Two Six gang members to plead guilty (Hammond, IN): Two alleged members of the Two Six Nation street gang in East Chicago are scheduled to plead guilty this week to federal charges, court records show.
Source: The Times Date: June 23, 2016
Teen stabbed in gang-related fight on Bronx subway train (Bronx, NY): A 15-year-old boy was stabbed during a gang-related fight in a Bronx subway car on Wednesday, cops said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: June 23, 2016
Salinas agrees to renew a gang-fighting program (Salinas, CA): On a Saturday morning in June, 20-year-old Jorge Matias was walking down Elkington Avenue in Salinas when he was shot numerous times and killed. He became the 16th person murdered in the city this year, and police officers say the shooting was tied to a gang-related motive.
Source: Monterey County Weekly Date: June 23, 2016
Sheriff: Gangs from neighboring counties coming into SLO County (San Luis Obispo County, CA): San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office says gangs from neighboring counties are moving into SLO County, and now they are adding deputies to stop the problem before it gets worse.
Source: KSBY News Date: June 23, 2016
Summer Showcase aims to curb youths from crime, gangs (Longview, TX): The movement continues this week to attract young people in Longview away from crime and gang activity. Organizers of the June 24 Hope for Youth Summer Showcase describe the event as an exhibition of local hip hop and spoken word talent.
Source: Longview News-Journal Date: June 23, 2016
Pastor Brokers Truce Between Woodlawn Gangs (Chicago, IL): Pastor Corey Brooks, who famously camped out on the roof of an abandoned motel to protest gun violence in his neighborhood, tweeted Wednesday morning that Woodlawn gang members had declared a truce.
Source: Beverly-MtGreenwood Patch Date: June 23, 2016
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