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Neighbors say mural has gang-related message (Sarasota, FL): Public art is supposed to incite discussion and a strong reaction, but a mural that appeared recently on a north Sarasota business set off criticism over what some perceived as an improper gang-related message in a minority neighborhood.
Source: The Herald-Tribune Date: November 30, 2011
Pasadena police chief: Gang Intelligence Unit up and running (Pasadena, CA): The Pasadena Police Department’s newest division, the Gang Intelligence Unit, officially started operating on Monday (Nov. 28).
Source: The Pasadena Citizen Date: November 30, 2011
First in gang roundup go on trial (ALbany, GA): Trials resumed this week for two men in a major gang case. Jermaine Stevens and Courtney Hicks are the first two to be prosecuted after 32 people were arrested in roundup of the Crips gang in Albany.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News Date: November 30, 2011
Another gang shooting hits Metro Vancouver (Delta, BC): Police in Delta, B.C., believe they are dealing with the latest gang shooting in Metro Vancouver. Staff Sgt. Harj Sidhu says a Mercedes Benz SUV was peppered with bullets in an apparently targeted attack.
Source: CTV British Columbia Date: November 30, 2011
Standoff with police in Walla Walla (Walla Walla, WA): Walla Walla Police say a standoff with two known gang members at a trailer park ended peacefully Wednesday afternoon around 2:00 pm.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: November 30, 2011
Toddler in grave condition after gunfire injures seven in West Oakland (Oakland, CA): When a 3-year-old boy was fatally wounded in a gang-related shooting three months ago in East Oakland, no one thought there could be a more devastating act of violence.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 30, 2011
Jury convicts three of four men in fatal gang-related beating at Manitoba prison (Winnipeg, MB): Three men have been found guilty of manslaughter and a fourth man has been acquitted in the beating of an inmate at a Manitoba prison.
Source: Brandon Sun Date: November 30, 2011
Gang activity in local schools under investigation (Harrisonburg, VA) : The C.H.A.R.G.E. Gang Task Force is investigating a gang recruitment related incident in Rockingham County. Harrisonburg Police Department and Rockingham County Sheriff's Office Gang Task Force was contacted on Nov. 16 by a School Resource Officer about pre-teens recruiting other students for the Crips street gang.
Source: WHSV 3 News Date: November 30, 2011
Graffiti clean-up never ends (Napa, CA) : With sculptures and murals all over downtown—even in vacant shop windows— Napa is full of art for the public to enjoy. And then there's graffiti. Gang scrawls and tagging can be seen on fences, walls, freeway overpasses, bridges, bike trails and buildings all over the city.
Source: NapaPatch Date: November 30, 2011
Portland gang police arrest man suspected of robbing Southeast Portland residence last March (Portland, OR): A man suspected of robbing a Southeast Portland home last March was arrested Tuesday. Police said he's a longtime member of the Bloods gang but that the robbery wasn't gang-related.
Source: The Oregonian Date: November 30, 2011
Hispanic gang members sentenced for racketeering (Prince George's County, MD): Two members of a violent Hispanic street gang were sentenced to prison for racketeering charges in Prince George's County.
Source: The Washington Examiner Date: November 30, 2011
Crown seeks 10-year sentence for Montreal gang leader Roy Haynes (Montreal, QC): A prosecutor has asked a Quebec Court judge to send a strong message about the burden that crack cocaine places on society when he sentences a street gang leader who was a prolific dealer.
Source: The Gazette Date: November 30, 2011
Gang homicides are rare in Camarillo, police say (Camarillo, CA): The fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old man this week marked an unusually violent confrontation between rival groups in Camarillo, where gang activity rarely has led to bloodshed, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: November 30, 2011
Round Lake Park man denies murder charge (Lake County, IL): A Round Lake Park man who officials say committed murder when he heaved a brick into a car carrying rival gang members pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Lake County circuit court.
Source: Daily Herald Date: November 30, 2011
Man's appeal to be heard in KS Supreme Court (Topeka, KS): The appeal of a conviction in Shawnee County District Court of a Topeka gang member for the 2006 killing of one man and the wounding of a second man outside of a bar and restaurant near downtown will be heard Dec. 8 by the Kansas Supreme Court.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal Date: November 30, 2011
Slain 13-year-old with gang ties will be honored: Portland City Hall roundup (Portland, OR): City officials today and Thursday will honor Julio Marquez, the 13-year-old gang member who was shot to death this month, becoming Portland's youngest gang-related victim in at least a decade.
Source: The Oregonian Date: November 30, 2011
Syracuse gang member sentenced to 14 years in prison (Syracuse, NY): Clinton Hill, 32, of Syracuse, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Syracuse to 14 years imprisonment after pleading guilty to conspiring to engage in racketeering through his membership in the 110 Gang.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: November 30, 2011
Brockton teen shot in buttocks in gang-related shooting (Brockton, MA): Three masked men opened fire on a car outside the city’s downtown area, shooting a Brockton teenager in the buttocks and causing the intended target to crash his SUV in what police called a gang-related incident.
Source: The Patriot Ledger Date: November 30, 2011
Gang member arrested in 2010 murder (Phoenix, AZ): Police are announcing the arrest of suspect in the August 2010 murder of a 17-year-old boy. Devonte Mitchell, 18, is facing second degree murder and aggravated assault charges.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News Date: November 30, 2011
Teens killed by revenge-seeking gang member, witnesses say (Oceanside, CA): At the top of a darkened hill in Oceanside's Libby Lake Park in May, gang member AL'C Bejaran, 19, confronted an innocent teen couple, according to court testimony Wednesday.
Source: North County Times Date: November 30, 2011
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