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Bronx dad killed by gunman after trying to defend son, 15, amid gang-related clash (Bronx, NY): A gunman on a bicycle shot a Bronx dad dead in front of his teenage son and wounded another man Tuesday, after the father tried to stand up for his boy during a gang-related fight, police sources said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: September 27, 2017
Haverhill seeks help to fight gangs (Haverhill, MA): Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, has been very generous to causes in greater Boston since leaving City Hall in 2013. And now, city officials in Haverhill are hoping Bloomberg, a Medford native, will give them a small slice of his fortune to help curb a growing problem in the city — street gangs.
Source: Eagle-Tribune Date: September 27, 2017
Gang member convicted, facing life sentence for killing Atlanta man (Atlanta, GA): It's been more than three years since Anthony "Uno" Rucker pushed and fired his way into an Atlanta home killing one and injuring another.
Source: WXIA 11 News Date: September 27, 2017
DA: MS-13 gang member arrested in fatal shooting in Uniondale (Hempstead, NY): An MS-13 street gang member has been charged with murder in the shooting death of an 18-year-old on a Uniondale street earlier this month, officials said.
Source: Newsday Date: September 27, 2017
Waterbury man charged with murder in Norwalk cold case (Norwalk, CT): Norwalk police said a Waterbury man was arrested and charged with murder after a cold case investigation into gang-related violence in Norwalk.
Source: FOX 61 Date: September 27, 2017
Accused gang members could be called to testify against own gang (Charlotte, NC): Prosecutors could call accused gang members to testify against their own gang for the murders of three people.
Source: WSOC 9 News Date: September 27, 2017
2 previously deported MS-13 gang members arrested in Arizona (Tucson, AZ): Border Patrol officials say agents from the Nogales and Tucson stations have arrested two previously deported MS-13 gang members.
Source: The Tribune Date: September 27, 2017
Buffalo teen acquitted of shooting witness in gang murder trial (Buffalo, NY): A 19-year-old man was acquitted Tuesday on charges that he tried to murder a prosecution witness in the trial of a gang member sentenced last year to more than a century in prison for killing two and wounding several others.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: September 27, 2017
Two men will sentenced to probation for lying to West Valley City police in gang-related murder case (West Valley City, UT): Two men acquitted of murder by a jury earlier this year will spend six years on probation for lying to police about a 2013 gang-related fatal shooting in West Valley City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 27, 2017
Lompoc Police seize 10 guns, detail gang-related arrests, shootings (Lompoc, CA): A nearly monthlong investigation that stemmed from a fight at a Lompoc bar resulted in one of the largest weapon seizures in the history of the Lompoc Police Department and the arrests of three suspected gang members believed to be involved in several shootings around the city, Police Chief Pat Walsh announced Wednesday.
Source: Lompoc Record Date: September 27, 2017
Gang Unit makes seven arrests in Northeast El Paso (El Paso, TX): Patrol operations by the El Paso Gang Unit resulted in the arrests of seven men in separate traffic stops. Police say the gang unit as been actively looking for wanted persons and patrolling various parts of the city to reduce gang activity.
Source: KFOX14 News Date: September 27, 2017
Joliet Man In Thirties Caught Spraying Gang Graffiti: Police (Joliet, IL): Crimes involving gang graffiti are often committed by juveniles and teenagers but one Joliet man in his thirties was caught in the act, according to the Joliet Police Department.
Source: Joliet Patch Date: September 27, 2017
2 previously deported MS-13 gang members arrested in Southern Arizona (Tucson, AZ): Border Patrol officials say agents from the Nogales and Tucson stations have arrested two previously deported MS-13 gang members.
Source: Arizona Daily Star Date: September 27, 2017
Ex-Asbury Park officer found guilty of tipping off gang members (Asbury Park, NJ): A former Asbury Park police officer was found guilty Wednesday of tipping off gang members about police investigations.
Source: News12 Date: September 27, 2017
3 Gang Members Captured In Violent Calabasas Home Invasion (Calabasas, CA): Three gang members suspected of posing as city workers, then assaulting and tying up two residents during a Calabasas home invasion last month have been caught, while a fourth remains at large.
Source: CBS Los Angeles Date: September 27, 2017
Young Melph Mafia member sentenced to life, plus 10 years for murder, racketeering (New Orleans, LA): A man found guilty of multiple charges in a federal racketeering case against members of the Young Melph Mafia gang in June was sentenced to life plus 10 years in prison Wednesday (Sept. 27).
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: September 27, 2017
Alleged gang members face the judge (Bridgeport, CT): A large crowd filled the arraignment courtroom at Golden Hill Street Wednesday as seven alleged gang members, netted in a sweep by a local/state police task force, were brought in.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: September 27, 2017
12 gang members facing 118 charges in Columbus burglary ring, police say (Columbus, GA): A four-month investigation has led to the arrest of 12 suspects, including a 12- year-old in connection with 33 residential burglaries and the recovery of $159,840 in stolen property tied to gang activity, Columbus police said Wednesday.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer Date: September 27, 2017
Hub City man indicted in 2015 gang related shooting (Hattiesburg, MS): A Hattiesburg man has been indicted for multiple felonies in connection to an August 2015 shooting in the Hub City.
Source: WDAM 7 News Date: September 27, 2017
Federal judge approves lawyer assignment for MS-13 cases (Long Island, NY): There are so many MS-13 gang members awaiting trial on Long Island that a federal judge has approved their being represented not only by local lawyers, but also by attorneys from as far away as Puerto Rico, Miami and Chicago.
Source: Newsday Date: September 27, 2017
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