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Gangs a focus of summit on violence in ABQ (Albuquerque, NM): Getting gangsters to model their tattoos for the camera instead of arresting them for simple drug possession charges and getting access to the State Fair photo booths where people are known to flash gang signs.
Source: Albuquerque Journal    Date: July 18, 2015

Suspected gang member arrested in fatal shooting (Albuquerque, NM): Police on Saturday arrested a suspected gang member in connection with a fatal Wednesday morning shooting in east Albuquerque and police said the suspect admitted to shooting a convenience store clerk in the Downtown area last year.
Source: Albuquerque Journal    Date: May 9, 2015

Farmington Schools: Rosaries 'inappropriate' at school, against dress code (Farmington, NM): For many, the rosary is a symbol of the Catholic faith. But one mom says her daughters are getting sent to the principal's office just because they're wearing theirs to school.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4    Date: April 29, 2015

Funds for anti-gang program may be cut (Albuquerque, NM): Victor Granillo says he was just 9 when he started running with gangs. He did and sold drugs, among other trouble on the streets. “I thought I would never be able to leave this life,” he told Albuquerque city councilors last week.
Source: Albuquerque Journal    Date: April 20, 2015

Memorial art or gang graffiti? Debate sparks at Los Altos Skate Park (Albuquerque, NM): Graffiti at Los Altos Skate Park showed up days after a teen was shot and killed there. Some asked the city to get rid of it, while others viewed it as artwork and a memorial for 17-year-old, Jaquise Lewis who was killed in the parking lot March 22.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4    Date: March 31, 2015

Police arrest suspect in gang-related shooting of man at Albuquerque apartment complex (Albuquerque, NM): Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man at an Albuquerque apartment complex.
Source: Daily Journal    Date: December 27, 2014

Corrections seeking to get gang members to quit (Santa Fe, NM): The New Mexico Department of Corrections says it's seeking to reduce the number of inmates in segregation by convincing gang members to denounce their memberships.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: August 7, 2014

Las Cruces inmate stabbed 43 times (Las Cruces, NM): The man killed at the state prison west of Las Cruces this spring suffered nearly 50 stab wounds and cuts, according to an autopsy report released this week.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: June 6, 2014

Law enforcement works to stop gang violence (Albuquerque, NM): Dozens of law enforcement agencies have been meeting throughout the week to talk about New Mexico gangs and the threat they pose to the public.
Source: KOAT 7 News     Date: May 8, 2014

Homeland Security nabs 34 in New Mexico gang sting (Albuquerque, NM): Homeland Security Investigations have arrested nearly three dozen "violent" Sureno gang members and associates during a New Mexico gang sweep.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 17, 2014

California woman held in NM for gang stabbing (Albuquerque, NM): A California woman wanted in connected with what federal authorities say was a gang-related mass stabbing has been arrested in Albuquerque.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 3, 2014

Inmate stabbed to death had ties to killers, officials say (Las Cruces, NM): A New Mexico prison inmate stabbed to death Friday had gang ties to his killer or killers, prison officials said Saturday.
Source: The Santa Fe New Mexican    Date: March 8, 2014

Gang crime on the rise in NM (Albuquerque, NM): Federal agents say more gangs are coming to New Mexico and that is leading to an increase in criminal activity that too often is associated with guns. Homeland Security Investigators said the number of gangs coming into the state is on the rise.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: January 6, 2014

Homeland Security hoping to curtail gang activity in state (New Mexico): Despite recent budget cuts to the nation, Homeland Security Investigations is expanding in New Mexico. They're putting more pressure on gang members in our state.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4    Date: December 12, 2013

Gang crime a 'serious situation' in NM (Bernalillo County, NM): On any given night, gang unit officers from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office are out and about, patrolling the streets and neighborhoods they know tend to have gang activity.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: November 18, 2013

Five people assaulted in gang-related fight outside El Paso nightclub (El Paso, NM): A gun was fired, women were punched and a man trying to help was kicked during a weekend gang-related melee outside a nightclub in the Lower Dyer area, according to court documents.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: August 9, 2013

Rio Rancho police on alert as gang activity on the rise (Rio Rancho, NM): One of the safest cities in New Mexico wants to make sure gangs do not threaten its reputation. Recently, Rio Rancho police have seen an increase in gang-related crimes, mostly tagging and burglaries. "We see members of all various gangs found in our area that pass through," said Sgt. Nick Onken.
Source: KOAT 7 News     Date: August 7, 2013

NM court orders new trial in gang-related killing (Santa Fe, NM): The state Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in a 2006 gang-related shooting in Albuquerque.
Source: Current-Argus    Date: July 1, 2013

Two gangs take a stand for peace (Albuquerque, NM): Gang members from two rival gangs in Albuquerque have called a truce. Leaders from two of the largest African American gangs in Albuquerque--the Kirk Town Piru and Blackstone Rangers--met at a southeast Albuquerque park Saturday.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: June 22, 2013

Arrest in gang street chase, shooting (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque police have arrested a man they say started a shootout on a busy street with his young son in the car.
Source: KRQE News 13    Date: May 30, 2013

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