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2 months ago
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Jury picked for reputed gang head’s kidnap trial

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.
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5 months ago
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Guard: Gangs are strong in South Carolina’s juvenile prison

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.
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5 months ago
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Out of control: The never-ending crime cycle

Police say offenders are committing crimes, getting out and then committing more crimes sometimes even more violent crimes.
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7 months ago
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Point’s bond raised to $1M in gang stabbing

A judge today agreed to increase the bond for a Wilmington man wanted in connection to what investigators say was a gang-related stabbing.
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7 months ago
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Castle Street business owner reacts to gang-related violence

Castle Street businesses are reacting tonight to nearby gang-related activity that left a teenager dead and four others wounded this weekend.
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1 year ago
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Known gang member pleads guilty

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.
Police: Suspected gang members facing charges
1 year ago
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Police: Suspected gang members facing charges

Two men who are suspected to be gang members were arrested in Leland on multiple drug charges.
NHC Sheriff’s investigation results in three arrests
1 year ago
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NHC Sheriff’s investigation results in three arrests

An investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of three men, two who are validated gang members.
UPDATE: Sheriff suspends jailer day after inmate escape
1 year ago
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UPDATE: Sheriff suspends jailer day after inmate escape

A Brunswick County Jail inmate has been charged with allegedly helping his brother escape from jail yesterday afternoon.
Deputies arrest convicted heroin dealer
2 years ago
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Deputies arrest convicted heroin dealer

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, arrested a convicted heroin dealer on new drug charges.