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Three convicted in gang, drug-related killing (Atlanta, GA): Three gang members have been convicted in the murder of a 29-year-old Atlanta man.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: November 21, 2016

Parents say student assaulted by gang of girls (Decatur, GA): Parents tell Channel 2 Action News their children are being attacked by a group of girls at a local high school. The Decatur City Schools superintendent says at least three girls physically assaulted one student twice last week in front of Decatur High School.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: November 20, 2016

Digital footprints help detectives catch criminals (Bibb County, GA): A simple click can allow people to share online updates in a second, but that same post could also leave clues about criminal activity. We took a look at how Bibb County law enforcement uses digital footprints to solve crimes.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: November 18, 2016

Four alleged Savannah gang members indicted in September revenge slaying (Savannah, GA): Four alleged members of the nationally affiliated Bloods gang were indicted for murder and related charges on Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of a 24-year-old man who was killed five days after defending himself during an armed robbery.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: November 16, 2016

Victims, suspects in recent gang activity juveniles (Atlanta, GA): Police confirmed the shooting and killing of three young people in Clayton County in less than three weeks are gang-related killings.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: November 12, 2016

Metro Atlanta's gang problem larger than ever before (Atlanta, GA): Gang members are involved in more than 50 percent of the violent crime in Atlanta, according to Jim Hurley, the supervisor for the Atlanta safe street gang task force.
Source: WSBT 22 News    Date: November 11, 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

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

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

Catoosa detectives arrest two gang members in connection with burglary (Catoosa County, GA): A three-month investigation into a Catoosa County burglary case was wrapped up recently when detectives arrested the second of two suspects accused of shooting at a Ringgold man in his driveway after burglarizing his home in July.
Source: The Catoosa County News    Date: November 4, 2016

Twenty-three indicted on gang charges (Cobb County, GA): A Cobb County grand jury last week indicted 23 men on gang charges as well as a slew of other criminal counts, from aggravated assault to entering automobiles.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: November 2, 2016

2 more charged in gang beating (Floyd County, GA): Two more Floyd County Jail inmates were charged Sunday in the beat­ing of another inmate who reportedly refused to join their gang.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: October 31, 2016

'Double OG' arrested on murder charge in death of DeKalb teen girl (DeKalb County, GA): A purported gang member charged in the death of a 15-year-old Stone Mountain High student has been booked in the DeKalb County jail.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 31, 2016

Kennesaw Mountain High School students charged after gang-related school fight (Kennesaw, GA): Five Kennesaw Mountain High School students have been charged with misdemeanors after a fight in the school cafeteria in mid-October.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: October 31, 2016

Clayton County schools taking initiative to combat gangs after student deaths (Clayton County, GA): Clayton County school officials are now outlining steps they're taking to head off gang influences. The new school changes come after the murders of two children.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: October 28, 2016

Savannah City Council renews anti-violence initiative (Savannah, GA): The Savannah City Council voted Thursday to continue the The End Gun Violence: Step Forward initiative for another year. The $148,522.50 contract renews the agreement with professional consulting services from the National Network for Safe Communities.
Source: WJCL News    Date: October 27, 2016

Man planned to shoot rival gang members at Cobb school, officials say (Cobb County, GA): Authorities say a 19-year-old who brought a gun to a Cobb County high school earlier this week intended to shoot rival gang members.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 27, 2016

Police: Fatal Jonesboro home invasion 'gang-related' (Jonesboro, GA): Clayton County Police released many new details Tuesday about what they believe led to a home invasion that left two children dead. Daveon Coates, 15, and his sister, 11-year-old Tatiyana Coates, were gunned down early Saturday in an apparent home invasion.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: October 26, 2016

Report: Inmate tried to force gang membership (Floyd County, GA): A Floyd County Jail inmate from Canton is facing new gang-related charges after a fight in a cellblock.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: October 26, 2016

How does gang recruitment work in Bibb, and how young does it start? (Bibb County, GA): Corporal Allen Kendrick with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office says with nearly 30 gangs in Bibb County, we have a problem. "What do you think the point of being in a gang is?," our Chelsea Beimfohr asked 17-year-old Bibb resident Savion Wright.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: October 18, 2016

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