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More information released on gang shooting that injured girl (Nampa, ID): More information is being released in court documents and interviews about the gang-related incident that sent a 10-year-old girl to the hospital on June 29.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: July 6, 2016

More arrests in gang-related shooting case (Nampa, ID): Four people wanted in connection with last Wednesday's shooting outside a Walmart in Nampa are now in police custody. Three were arrested today and another man was arrested the night of the shooting.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: July 4, 2016

Report: Sexual abuse higher among juvenile detention centers with gang violence (Boise, ID): A new report from the U.S. Justice Department shows youths are sexually abused more frequently in juvenile detention centers that are understaffed and have more gang violence and more offender complaints. The agency's Bureau of Justice Statistics released the report Tuesday. It examined the effect of juvenile facilities on sex abuse rates.
Source: KHBS 40/29 News     Date: June 29, 2016

Police Chief Back to the Drawing Board on Graffiti (Twin Falls, ID): An anti-graffiti ordinance aimed at curbing gang activity is on hold after several City Council members balked at part of the proposal that would fine homeowners slow to remove graffiti from their properties.
Source: The Times-News     Date: June 15, 2016

Teachers suspect students wear rosary beads to show gang affiliation (Twin Falls, ID): Rosary beads are normally something used in prayer, but one school was worried the kids might be using them for something else. Robert Stuart Middle School administrators noticed that on some students' social media they were flashing gang signs, wearing gang colors and wearing rosary beads.
Source: KMEG 14 News    Date: May 26, 2016

Nampa man sentenced to prison in 'senseless' shooting (Nampa, ID): A Nampa man who shot and killed a rival gang member on Caldwell Boulevard last year was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: January 21, 2016

Killer pleads guilty to believed gang-related shooting (Caldwell, ID): The Nampa man accused of fatally shooting Kyle Jackson in the head in August pleaded guilty Wednesday to voluntary manslaughter and an enhancement for committing a felony with the intent to promote criminal gang activity.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: December 3, 2015

Nampa man sentenced to 15 years in fatal Caldwell stabbing (Caldwell, ID): District Judge George Southworth sentenced Edgar Covarrubias to 15 years in prison for stabbing a man to death in Caldwell on Christmas Eve.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: November 23, 2015

Suspect in Caldwell shooting arrested (Caldwell, ID): The man suspected of shooting a Caldwell man on his porch Sunday has been arrested by the Caldwell Police Department.
Source: The Idaho Press    Date: November 13, 2015

Preliminary hearings in Kyle Jackson shooting case postponed (Caldwell, ID): Preliminary hearings were postponed Tuesday for two Nampa men suspected of being involved in Kyle “L.B.” Jackson’s fatal shooting. Jackson, 26, died after being shot in the head Aug. 22 in what police have called a gang-related incident.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: September 9, 2015

Nampa Police to refocus on fighting gang crime (Nampa, ID): There's a new push in Nampa to stop a recent resurgence of gang violence in the city. More than a decade ago, the city's police department formed a gang unit after drive-by shootings and homicides skyrocketed. But those officers were re-assigned to other divisions back in 2012.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: September 3, 2015

One arrested, one sought in Nampa stabbing (Nampa, ID): A Caldwell man is behind bars charged in connection with a Nampa stabbing that occurred Thursday night.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 31, 2015

Man charged with second-degree murder in shooting death (Nampa, ID): A 20-year-old Nampa man has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Kyle Jackson on Saturday.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: August 27, 2015

Three arrested in Saturday shooting (Nampa, ID): Nampa Police have arrested three in connection to a Saturday shooting on Nampa/Caldwell Boulevard that hospitalized a Nampa man with a gunshot wound to the head.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: August 25, 2015

Police: Shooting doesn't mean Nampa gang activity is rising (Nampa, ID): After a deadly shooting and high-speed chase over the weekend, which involved gang members, some people are wondering if gang activity is back on the rise in Nampa. But, Nampa police say the numbers show exactly the opposite.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 25, 2015

Pursuit of shooting suspects ends in vehicle rollover (Nampa, ID): Police have taken into custody four persons of interest in Saturday's shooting on Caldwell Boulevard in Nampa.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: August 23, 2015

Trent arrested on suspicion of gang-related drive-by shootings (Boise, ID): Former Boise State men's basketball player Dezmyn Trent was arrested on suspicion of his involvement in two gang-related drive-by shootings near his hometown of Tacoma, Wa., on Wednesday night, according to the Lakewood Police Department.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 21, 2015

Cleaning up Nampa’s gang graffiti mess (Nampa, ID): Bridges, residential alleys and abandoned buildings are prime targets for graffiti, and the community service division of the Nampa Police Department does its best to get it cleaned up as quickly as possible.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: June 29, 2015

Two defendants in Nampa gang indictment sentenced, one pleads guilty (Boise, ID): Two defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty in federal court this week for charges related to the 14-person Nampa gang indictment.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: May 28, 2015

Law enforcement makes effort to stop gangs in east Idaho (Pocatello, ID): According to the FBI’s Gang Intelligence Center, gang membership continues to grow nationwide. As street gangs evolve and adapt, their activity goes beyond local drug dealing and vandalism to becoming more organized and involved in large-scale criminal activity.
Source: Idaho State Journal    Date: May 3, 2015

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