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Charlotte gang linked in court to another killing (Charlotte, NC): The alleged members of a Charlotte gang already have been charged with three killings. Now there could be a fourth. On Monday, federal prosecutors for the first time said the unsolved murder of a man described in court as “Mr. Martin” is now part of their case.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: February 22, 2016

Fourth suspect arrested in Greensboro, charged in gang-related shooting that killed student (Greensboro, NC): A fourth suspect has been charged with murder in connection with a morning gang-related shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy and injured several others in December 2015.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: February 20, 2016

Kinston police net 60+ arrests as part of Operation Cool Down (Kinston, NC): One city in the east is seeing positive results from an effort to cut down on crime. Two days after the City of Kinston reported two gang-related shootings on the same day, the police department launched Operation Cool Down.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: February 17, 2016

Wilmington police arrest validated gang member after shooting near Creekwood (Wilmington, NC): Wilmington police officers arrested a validated gang member after shots were fired near the Creekwood area Monday night. According to the Wilmington Police Department, officers with the Housing Task Force in the Turnkey area heard gun shots from the 1100 block of Stewart Circle at around 9:49 p.m.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 16, 2016

Last of three brothers pleads guilty in March 2014 gang-related stabbing (Wilmington, NC) : The last of three brothers charged in a gang-related stabbing that injured a 25-year-old man in March 2014 has pleaded guilty to felony charges in the case and was sentenced to more than three years in prison.
Source: Port City Daily    Date: February 12, 2016

Durham teen says Honduran gangs will kill him if he's deported (Durham, NC): A Durham teen who was taken into custody by immigration agents two weeks ago said Monday that he fears he will be killed if he is deported.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: February 8, 2016

Gun violence 'getting ridiculous,' Wilmington police say (Wilmington, NC): Two men are in custody in connection with a string of shootings Tuesday that officials say were gang-related.
Source: StarNews    Date: February 3, 2016

Two arrested after series of gang-related shootings (Wilmington, NC): A multi-agency investigation led to the arrests of two individuals believed to be connected to three shootings in Wilmington on Tuesday.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 3, 2016

Police investigating armed robbery in Columbus County with alleged gang relations (Chadbourn, NC): Police in one Columbus County town are investigating an armed robbery that has potential gang relations.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 1, 2016

Man goes from life of violence to empowering youth (Wilmington, NC): Many feel that youth violence is on the rise in the Port City.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: February 1, 2016

Kinston police say both Monday murders are gang related (Kinston, NC): Police say two deadly shootings twelve hours apart in Kinston are both gang related.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: January 27, 2016

Reputed gang members could get capital punishment trial (Charlotte, NC): It's still yet to be decided if Jamell Cureton, along with reputed gang member Malcolm Hartley, will face the death penalty for crimes they allegedly committed as members of the United Blood Nation.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: January 19, 2016

Gang violence has Raleigh on edge (Raleigh, NC): Over an 11 day span, there have been eight shootings in Raleigh. Two of them were fatal. FOX3 has been tracking the violence. We learned it is being committed by a new form of gangs. In actuality, these “gangs” are being simulated by smaller mobs or mafias. They don't take over neighborhoods. Instead, they claim certain streets, and the violence acts they commit have no rules or boundaries.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News    Date: January 19, 2016

Gun violence: From problems to solutions (Salisbury, NC): Six — that’s the number of shootings in September that triggered a partnership between the Salisbury Police and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. It was a solution that would maximize patrol efforts in the city, one that has resulted in fewer violent gun incidents in the city as the year came to a close.
Source: Salisbury Post    Date: January 17, 2016

Man arrested in Sharpsburg killing (Sharpsburg, NC): The assailant never left his vehicle as he fired the fatal shot that killed 21-year-old Michael Anthony Richardson, Sharpsburg Police investigators said.
Source: The Wilson Times    Date: January 14, 2016

2 more reach plea agreements in MS-13 gang case (Charlotte, NC): Two more people indicted in a massive case involving the MS-13 gang have reached plea agreements, according to court records.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: January 14, 2016

Schools and community organizations working to end violence (New Hanover County, NC): With recent shootings and violence happening in Wilmington, schools and organizations are hoping to help young people find a different path. There were 12 homicides in Wilmington this year, with teenagers being involved in the violence. "Now we're seeing a resurgence and escalation of the violence of students who are involved in gang activity," said Judy Stubblefield, behavior specialist with New Hanover County Schools.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: January 8, 2016

Reputed gang member agrees to plead guilty in connection with couple’s murder (Charlotte, NC) : Another reputed Charlotte gang member has agreed to plead guilty in connection with the 2014 killings of Doug and Debbie London in their Lake Wylie, S.C., home.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: January 2, 2016

Law enforcement sees increase in validated gang members in New Hanover County (Wilmington, NC): The Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said they've seen an increase in validated gang members living in the Port City area in 2015.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: December 30, 2015

WPD searches for suspects in deadly gang-related shooting (Wilmington, NC): The Wilmington Police Department held a news conference Monday afternoon to discuss the latest developments in connection to the deadly shooting at 11th and Castle streets Sunday morning.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: December 24, 2015

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