*** Bradley County, TN Sheriff Tim Gobble: Stopping Illegal Immigration: "International crime syndicates and violent street gangs such as MS13 are well-positioned to take advantage of countries that fail to secure their borders, and they are doing so."
*** Two suspected members of Dominicans Don't Play indicted for murder in Bergen County, NJ.
*** In Providence, RI gang violence takes it toll on the young.
*** Three reputed Norteños members or associates, including two 16-year-old boys, have been arrested in Modesto, CA for an alleged Christmas Eve beating of an 18-year-old which resulted in head trauma and broken bones to the victim.
The sheriff's office has not confirmed if the other victims had gang ties. * * * The motive for the slayings is possibly gang-related, Hillsborough Sheriff David Gee said.
*** In El Paso, TX four men with suspected ties to Folk Nation in Chicago, IL have been arrested "after allegedly arranging to exchange a handgun for drugs"
*** Machete-wielding MS-13 member arrested in Swampscott, MA.
Such measures bar gang members from associating with each other or displaying colors, among other sanctions, in certain areas of town. * * * Gang injunctions have been used in California since the 1980s. The California Supreme Court upheld their use in 1997, ruling that San Jose could use the tactic.