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WFPD Makes Two Arrests on Drug Charges

Two men, police say are known gang members are behind bars on drug charges after separate traffic stops Wednesday afternoon.20-year-old Fabian Serna was stopped around 1pm, in the 1400 block of 32nd Street for a traffic violation.Officers say Serna had 3.6 ounces of marijuana in his possession.About Full story

Walterboro police target gang violence in their community

Walterboro Public Safety officers and Colleton County Sheriff's deputies are targeting gang violence and have zero tolerance towards gang members who violate the law.  Full story

Chicago gang member charged in March shooting death of infant

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago gang member with a lengthy arrest record was charged in the death of a 6-month-old girl who was shot while sitting on the lap of her father, who allegedly was the intended target, Chicago police said on Monday. Full story

2nd gang member arrested in Colo. prison chief slaying

   A white supremacist gang member wanted in connection with the murder of Colorado's prisons chief was arrested almost a week after police arrested another man believed to be involved. KUSA’s Meagan Fitzgerald reports.

Gang intervention program ‘reinfusing hope’

   The Big Idea: Father Gregory Boyle, author of “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion,” founded Homeboy Industries to help former gang members re-direct their lives through job development, education, and support. He explains to MSNBC’s Craig Melvin how Homeboy Industries has become

Former gang member now saving others

   A former gang member uses his second chance to help save the lives of others. KPNX's Lin Sue Cooney reports.

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  Gang member exonerated of murder after nearly 20 years

Prosecutors are going to court Friday to seek dismissal of charges against a former gang member convicted of a drive-by murder

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