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Sureno gang member sentenced to 100 months in prison (Yakima, WA): According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 34-year-old Angel Jose Rangel was sentenced Thursday to 100 months in prison after having previously plead guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Source: KAYU FOX 28 Date: November 17, 2016
Jury recommends death for Adelanto gang member convicted of 2009 double murder (Victorville, CA): A Victorville jury recommended death Nov. 16 for an Adelanto man convicted of the 2009 double slaying of 28-year-old Ealy Davis, Jr. and 26-year-old Shameka Reliford.
Source: Highland Community News Date: November 17, 2016
SAPD: Two Crip gang members arrested, one at large after shooting (San Antonio, TX): Two documented Crip gang members were arrested this week for allegedly shooting a man earlier this year, according to court documents.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: November 17, 2016
Gangs on Long Island: Former MS-13 member speaks about the lure to join the gang (Long Island, NY): Police say there are nearly 5,000 gang members and associates living on Long Island. Schools are trying to stop recruitment efforts, but authorities say children as young as 13 continue to join.
Source: News 12 Long Island Date: November 17, 2016
Teen Girl Gang Arrested In East Bay Robbery Spree (Okaland, CA): Bay Area police say five girls ages 14, 15 and 16 have been arrested as suspects in at least 20 strong-arm and attempted robberies. Oakland officials said that the teens are suspected of seeking out women walking alone.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area Date: November 17, 2016
14-Year-Old Boy, a Suspected Gang Member, Fatally Shot Man in His 50s in Fontana Park: Police (Fontana, CA): A 14-year-old suspected gang member is suspected of fatally shooting a man in his 50s during a confrontation near a park in Fontana, police said Thursday.
Source: KTLA News Date: November 17, 2016
35-Years For Gang Member Who Shot At Cops (Queens, NY): A Queens gang member who opened fire on two Elmhurst police officers in 2014 will be spending the next 35 years behind bars, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. A Queens jury last month convicted “Any Body Killers” street gang member Christian Mosquera, 22, of attempted murder, assault and weapons possession charges in connection with the June 21, 2014 attack on the two police officers, Brown said.
Source: The Queens Gazette Date: November 16, 2016
Black Guerilla Family leader and three gang members receive lengthy prison sentences (Baltimore, MD): A leader of the Black Guerilla Family gang has been sentenced to life in prison, and three subordinate gang members have received sentences of 27, 18 and 17 years, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: November 16, 2016
3 gang members sentenced for killing Arleta man who complained about graffiti (San Fernando, CA): Three gang members were sentenced to potential life prison terms Tuesday for the murder of an Arleta man who had complained days earlier about graffiti in front of his house.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News Date: November 16, 2016
Man who ordered 2013 murder plot gets 13 years, officials say (Newark, NJ): A high-ranking member of an international street gang who is already serving 22 years behind bars in California, received a 13-year prison sentence after admitting to his role in a racketeering conspiracy that including drug distribution and a murder plot, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced.
Source: NJ.com Date: November 16, 2016
Third Defendant To Appear In Court For Murder Of Arnesha Bowers (Baltimore, MD): The third defendant in the murder of 16-year-old Arnesha Bowers is due to appear in court today. Our media partner, The Baltimore Sun, said 15-year-old Raeshawn Rivers is being charged as an adult for his alleged role in the June 2015 killing of the City College student.
Source: CBS Baltimore Date: November 16, 2016
Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Confessed on Facebook, DA Says (Bronx, NY): A gang member who shot a man and then posted a news article about it on Facebook with the comment, “We going to jail…I hit something in the head,” has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Source: DNAinfo Date: November 16, 2016
Suspected Gang Member Arrested on Gun Charges in Manassas: Police (Manassas, VA): A suspected gang member already in jail after being charged with murder a week ago was charged Tuesday for allegedly shooting into a dwelling Oct. 12 in the 7900 block of Community Drive, according to Prince William County Police.
Source: ManassasPatch Date: November 16, 2016
Police: Teen gang member, 15, charged with attempted murder (Volusia County, FL): A 15-year-old gang member is charged with attempted felony murder after shooting a man he chose randomly in a DeBary neighborhood when the drug dealer he'd planned to rob failed to show up, officials said.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal Date: November 16, 2016
Minister outlines Boston's youth violence reduction success (Boston, MA): The Rev. Jeffrey Brown's "Boston Miracle'' is still playing out today through his Rebuilding Every Community Around Peace initiative born from a nighttime walk nearly 25 years ago.
Source: Erie Times-News Date: November 16, 2016
Two cuffed, two more sought in Hamilton Heights gang-related shooting (Manhattan, NY): Cops arrested two men — and are searching for two more — in connection with the gang-related shooting of a 25-year-old man in Hamilton Heights, police said Wednesday.
Source: New York Daily News Date: November 16, 2016
Death Penalty Recommended For Adelanto Gang Member (Adelanto, CA): A Victorville jury recommended death today for an Adelanto man convicted of the 2009 double slaying of 28-year-old Ealy Davis, Jr. and 26-year-old Shameka Reliford.
Source: Victor Valley News Date: November 16, 2016
Gangster insists ‘not guilty’ of Bob’s Hamburgers double murder in Harbor City (Los Angeles, CA): An 18-year-old reputed gang member pleaded not guilty Wednesday to double murder charges stemming from a shooting at a burger restaurant in a Harbor City strip mall that left two people dead, including the longtime owner of the eatery.
Source: MyNewsLa.com Date: November 16, 2016
Four alleged Savannah gang members indicted in September revenge slaying (Savannah, GA): Four alleged members of the nationally affiliated Bloods gang were indicted for murder and related charges on Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of a 24-year-old man who was killed five days after defending himself during an armed robbery.
Source: Savannah Morning News Date: November 16, 2016
Police Say Validated Gang Member Almost Ran Over Members Of The Street Crimes Unit (Chattanooga, TN): Police said a validated member of the Athens Park Bloods almost ran over several members of the Street Crimes Unit in an incident on Saturday.
Source: The Chattanoogan Date: November 15, 2016
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