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Special Report: Chelsea crew battles with notorious MS-13 (Chelsea, MA): The emerging East Side Money Gang is challenging the supremacy of MS-13 north of Boston, using criminal alliances that reach into East Boston to carve and defend its own turf in Chelsea, a former gang member and federal authorities say.
Source: Boston Herald Date: April 10, 2017
Facing Life In Prison, The Hobos Ask For A New Trial (Chicago, IL): Keith Daniels’ girlfriend told jurors she saw only one shooter the night Daniels was executed in front of his family for snitching on Chicago’s so-called “super gang,” the Hobos.
Source: CBS Chicago Date: April 10, 2017
Accused gang members who were on the run arrested, charged with murder (Bronx, NY): Two alleged murderers are now behind bars after coverage by PIX11 News gave detectives the necessary information to track them down.
Source: PIX11 News Date: April 10, 2017
3 runaway girls returned to their homes after investigation of MS-13 member (Fairfax County, VA): Three runaway teenage girls have been returned home after an investigation that began with Fairfax County police looking into death threats allegedly made by a member of the MS-13 gang.
Source: The Washington Post Date: April 10, 2017
Local, federal officials reflect on successful violent crime investigation in Savannah (Savannah, GA): A violent crime investigation in one Savannah neighborhood has officially ended and now local and federal police officials say they plan to expand that operation to other parts of the city.
Source: WJCL News Date: April 10, 2017
23-year-old Providence man given two life sentences for fatal 2014 shooting + video (Providence, RI): A Superior Court judge sentenced purported Chad Brown street gang associate Justice “JD” Andrade to serve consecutive life sentences plus three years in prison for the shooting death of a young father outside a house party in July 2014.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: April 10, 2017
22 Savannah gang members sentenced to federal prison (Savannah, GA): Nearly two dozen Savannah-affiliated gang members have been sentenced to federal prison after state and federal investigators targeted crime in the Cann Park neighborhood.
Source: WTOC 11 News Date: April 10, 2017
Two officers still hospitalized after possible gang attack at Tennessee prison (Nashville, TN): One of the officers assaulted at a Tennessee prison Sunday has been released from the hospital, and the other two officers involved are in stable condition, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction. The department, with the help of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, continues to investigate the attack, which included one officer being taken hostage at a prison about 60 miles southwest of Nashville.
Source: The Tennessean Date: April 10, 2017
Man shot, killed near gang injunction area in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): A man was shot and killed Sunday night, April 9, near an area under a gang injunction.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: April 9, 2017
Validated gang member dead after overnight shooting (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga Police say a validated gang member is dead after an early morning shooting on Spring Creek Road.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9 Date: April 9, 2017
Longview students gather to talk youth violence prevention (Longview, TX): Chase Barber says he knows what it's like to be angry and to feel hurt or unloved. But the freshman at Pine Tree's P.A.C.E. Campus said he wants his peers to think about their decisions. "You're the only one that makes your decisions," he said. "It's not always easy to be the person who backs down from a fight or corrects his friends when they do wrong.
Source: Longview News-Journal Date: April 8, 2017
Indictment Reveals Tri-City Bombers Valley-Based Operations (McAllen, TX): More than two dozen alleged gang members indicted on multiple federal charges have ties to the Rio Grande Valley. The alleged gang members face federal racketeering, drug distribution and money laundering charges, and are accused in a string of murders, attempted murders and robberies.
Source: KRGV 5 News Date: April 8, 2017
Gangs in Berkeley: Police break silence (Berkeley, CA): This week, for the first time ever, Berkeley police officers were given carte blanche to speak without filters at a public meeting about gang activity in town and what can be done to help those who are drawn to it.
Source: Berkeleyside Date: April 8, 2017
Gang members targeted in probation compliance check (Coweta County, GA): Dozens of houses were visited by a team of law enforcement personnel and eight people arrested following a series of probation-parole compliance checks targeting local gang members and gang associates.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald Date: April 8, 2017
Metro Police bringing back Gang Unit this weekend (Las Vegas, NV): A year after Sheriff Joe Lombardo executed his decentralization plan, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is bringing back its gang unit this weekend.
Source: KLAS 8 News Date: April 8, 2017
Almighty Imperial Gangsters member gets 25 years in prison (Miami, FL): A member of the Chicago-based Almighty Imperial Gangsters Nation has been sentenced by a Florida federal judge to 25 years in prison in a violent racketeering case.
Source: WTOP News Date: April 7, 2017
Prosecutors: 'Gangster Disciples' gang members killing spree detailed (Decatur, GA): Two alleged Gangster Disciples street gang members were convicted Thursday in connection with a two-day deadly crime spree.
Source: WXIA 11 News Date: April 7, 2017
Operation Breaking Bad' busts 30 alleged gang members (Gwinnett County, GA): Thirty alleged gang members are facing charges in Gwinnett County after a yearlong joint investigation by the Gwinnett County Gang Task Force and the ATF.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News Date: April 7, 2017
Gang Free NC symposium held in Washington (Washington, NC): Phase two of a program designed to teach people the signs of gang activity in their community took place in Washington Friday. The symposium is part of an initiative to teach social workers, educators, community leaders and citizens what to look out for when it comes to an increase in gang activity.
Source: WITN 7 News Date: April 7, 2017
Kane state's attorney's office continues legal push to limit gangs (Kane County, IL): Since 2010, the Kane County state's attorney's office has secured 120 injunctions on specific gang members from Aurora and Elgin as part of a series of lawsuits aimed at limiting gang activity and recruitment.
Source: The Beacon-News Date: April 7, 2017
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