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Raleigh apartment complex known for drug and gang activity shut down as nuisance (Raleigh, NC): A Raleigh apartment complex has been closed and deemed a public nuisance. This comes after a yearlong investigation by the Memphis Police Department and the District Attorney General’s Office, and it is a part of the continuing effort to get drugs and guns off the street.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: December 11, 2015

Gang member charged with murder in Greensboro homicide (Greensboro, NC): One person has been arrested in connection with a double shooting that killed a man, and police anticipate additional arrests.
Source: Greensboro News Record    Date: December 11, 2015

CMPD to get grant to combat gang violence (Charlotte, NC): The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is expected to get a federal grant that will provide critical resources to fighting gang violence. So far, CMPD has applied for and received $2,640,427 in outside grants to help with crime fighting.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: December 11, 2015

Single gunshot to head killed Greensboro man police say was gang member (Greensboro, NC): An autopsy shows a single gunshot killed a 22-year-old man in April during what authorities described as a dispute among gang members.
Source: News & Record    Date: December 7, 2015

Man pleads guilty in killing of friend during gang shooting (Wilmington, NC): The final defendant and oldest of three people charged in a 2014 friendly fire shooting death pleaded guilty Monday in New Hanover County Superior Court.
Source: StarNews    Date: December 7, 2015

Washington County sheriff launching gang education initiative in schools (Roper, NC): Washington County Sheriff Johnny Barnes and local schools launched a gang education and awareness program for 4th through 7th grade students. Sheriff Barnes said his county is seeing a rise in gangs, tricking in from nearby Pitt and Chowan Counties.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: December 4, 2015

Violent Detroit Gang Linked to Local Robbery (Asheville, NC): Federal officials are now investigating an Asheville jewelry heist after the five suspects in the case were linked to a Detroit gang. A Federal Bureau of Investigations affidavit released this week reveals that several of the suspects now behind bars for robbing Jared - Galleria of Jewelry on November 8 say that a sixth man was the "organizer".
Source: WLOS ABC 13 News    Date: November 25, 2015

City Council Member Targets Community Inclusion of Gang Members (Salisbury, NC): A new member of Salisbury’s City Council is sharing how he’s going to help the city become more inclusive.
Source: TWC News    Date: November 23, 2015

Groups seek 'real solutions' to Durham violence (Durham, NC): Community groups in Durham are urging citizens to take an active role in stopping a recent spike in homicides and violent crime. The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance have joined forces to promote a new crime fighting campaign. They'll kickoff the anti-violence effort with public forums on December 8 and 15.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: November 19, 2015

Gang rivalries, drug disputes behind gunfire spike, police say (Wilmington, NC): Wanda Richmond has a front-row seat to violence in her neighborhood from her salon, Wanda's Creative Hair Studio. At the corner of 10th and Castle streets, she has seen shootings, violence and sat with the victim of a fatal accident as he took his last breath.
Source: StarNews    Date: November 19, 2015

Local children being targeted as gang recruits (Charlotte, NC): You've probably heard of the Bloods and the Crips, MS-13 and the Hidden Valley Kings. They're all gangs that have terrorized Charlotte neighborhoods. But police tell Channel 9 that "non-traditional" gangs are growing in numbers. Those groups don't always have street names, but some do have members as young as 11 years old -- and they could be in every neighborhood.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: November 17, 2015

2 Point brothers sentenced in gang-related stabbing (Wilmington, NC): Two Wilmington brothers were sentenced to prison Monday in a 2014 gang-related stabbing, while a third brother cut off his ankle bracelet and fled.
Source: StarNews    Date: November 16, 2015

Prison gang-related fight results in two stabbings (Kinston, NC): A correctional officer and inmate were stabbed during a fight among a four inmates.
Source: Kinston Free Press    Date: November 10, 2015

Rocky Mount police chief under fire after teen murder (Rocky Mount, NC): Rocky Mount's police chief is under fire for refusing to join a task force that would target drug trafficking and gang activity along I-95. Chief James Moore tells Eyewitness News he opted out of the regional task force for several reasons. He said his priority since taking office in 2012 has been to engage in constitutional policing.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: November 9, 2015

Statesville police: 8 charged in gang-related cases (Statesville, NC): More than a half-dozen people with ties to a local gang were charged in a variety of crimes, including two robberies and more than two dozen break-ins and burglaries in the south Statesville area, said Statesville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division supervisor Capt. David Onley.
Source: Statesville Record & Landmark    Date: October 30, 2015

State leader of the "Bloods" gang from Greenville pleads guilty to murder (Greenville, NC): A Greenville man prosecutors say is the statewide leader of a powerful and dangerous gang has pleaded guilty for his role in the murders of a couple at their lake house.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: October 21, 2015

6th 'Blood' associate pleads guilty in murder of Lake Wylie couple (Charlotte, NC): Another reputed associate of the United Blood Nation street gang has pleaded guilty to charges related to the murders last year of Debbie and Douglas London in their Lake Wylie home.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: October 21, 2015

5 alleged gang members plead guilty in connection with Lake Wylie murder case (Charlotte, NC): The case of the reputed gang killings of a Charlotte-area couple took a major turn Tuesday with five accused members of United Blood Nation pleading guilty for their roles in the 2014 killings of Doug and Debbie London.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: October 20, 2015

Wilmington man pleads guilty to gang member's murder (Wilmington, NC): A Wilmington man pleaded guilty Thursday to killing a fellow gang member while he and others in the gang were in the process of shooting up a rival's home.
Source: StarNews    Date: October 16, 2015

Former gang members, police discuss how to curb recent violence (Charlotte, NC): Former gang members came to Nations Ford Community Church in an effort to keep teens from making the same mistakes they've made. "Violence was just me. I was possessed with violence," Stan Wilson said. As a teenager, Wilson founded one of Charlotte's most notorious gangs.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: October 8, 2015

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