Chicago police say more than 40 people were shot over the holiday weekend and more than three dozen guns were seized.
A Shot Spotter alert led to the arrest of an 18-year-old Wilmington gang member overnight.
Jurors are ready to start hearing the case of a reputed Bloods street gang leader who could spend the rest of his life in federal prison if convicted of orchestrating the intended kidnapping of the prosecutor who put him in state prison for life.
An officer at a juvenile prison in Columbia told lawmakers that gangs are strong in the jail which has led to three riots in the past eight months.
Police say offenders are committing crimes, getting out and then committing more crimes sometimes even more violent crimes.
A judge today agreed to increase the bond for a Wilmington man wanted in connection to what investigators say was a gang-related stabbing.
Castle Street businesses are reacting tonight to nearby gang-related activity that left a teenager dead and four others wounded this weekend.
A known gang member will spend at least two years behind bars. Kyeric Sweet, 22, of Rocky Point, pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug and assault charges.
Two men who are suspected to be gang members were arrested in Leland on multiple drug charges.
An investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of three men, two who are validated gang members.