Gang-Related News Articles
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Ocean Springs police nab suspects in gang related shooting (Ocean Springs, MS): Ocean Springs police have made two arrests in connection with a shooting that happened Monday evening at the Travelodge Motel.
Source: WDAM 7 News Date: May 18, 2015
Five Questions with Frederick Police Department gang analyst Rob Marker (Baltimore, MD): Each week we pose five questions to a community leader. Rob Marker is the gang analyst for the Frederick Police Department and president of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Gang Investigators Network.
Source: The Frederick News-Post Date: May 17, 2015
Shooting on Detroit's east side injures 3 (Detroit, MI): Three people, including two teenagers, were shot Saturday evening in front of house on Detroit’s east side, according to police. Police believe the shooting may be gang-related and that drugs may have been involved.
Source: WDIV News Date: May 16, 2015
Gang Fight Leads to Multiple Stabbings (Fairview, OR): A gang fight led to multiple people being stabbed in Fairview. Friday evening, police responded to a report of a fight at the Fairview Woods Apartment Complex on Northeast Halsey Street. Officer Ben Costigan says, none of the stab wounds are fatal.
Source: KXL News Date: May 16, 2015
Teen killed, another injured at Jacksonville park during vigil to remember another slain teen (Jacksonville, FL): A vigil held Friday for a First Coast High football player who was killed last month turned deadly when at least one shooter opened fire, according to Times-Union news partner First Coast News.
Source: The Florida Times-Union Date: May 16, 2015
Gang member charged with killing Logan Square man, 68, in 2013 (Rolling Meadows, IL): A reputed gang member was ordered held without bail Saturday, charged with robbing and killing a 68-year-old Logan Square man returning home from work in late 2013.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: May 16, 2015
Parlier PD Conducts Another Gang Sweep, Following Triple Shooting Two Weeks Ago (Parlier, CA): The Parlier Police Department teamed up with Orange Cove, Selma, Sanger, Firebaugh, Coalinga, and Avenal state prison officers on Saturday for a gang sweep in the City of Parlier.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: May 16, 2015
Chattanooga returns $300,000 federal anti-gang grant (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga officials are returning a $300,000 anti-gang grant, and they're blaming the loss of funds on the unexpected closure of the Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies. But while the language of the grant mandates the involvement of a third party researcher, it also hinges on an anti-gang task force that was disbanded by Mayor Andy Berke immediately upon taking office.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: May 15, 2015
Known gang member banned in Rolling Ridge after preaching (Athens, GA): A known gang member was barred from Rolling Ridge apartments on Wednesday following a complaint by management that he was preaching as he wandered about the complex, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: May 15, 2015
Records: Gang recruited in jail (Charlottesville, VA): The defendant who obtained a jury pool list triggering a mistrial for six suspects in the killing of a Waynesboro reserve police captain is a high-ranking gang member who recruited while behind bars awaiting trial, according to court records.
Source: The News Virginian Date: May 15, 2015
Cop uses former gang members to try to sway young people (Chicago, IL): A collaboration of social service, medical and law enforcement officials spent their day Friday trying to reach out to troubled teenagers. By his own admission, one of the teens said he is a member of a street gang.
Source: Post-Tribune Date: May 15, 2015
Police roundup targets wanted gang members (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati police and the Cincinnati Initiative To Reduce Violence have arrested more than a dozen wanted suspects Friday.
Source: WLWT 5 News Date: May 15, 2015
4 injured in reported gang fight at Fairview apartment complex (Gresham, OR): Four males were injured Friday in what the Gresham Police Department said was apparently a gang-related fight at a Fairview apartment complex.
Source: The Oregonian Date: May 15, 2015
Zodiac shooter sentenced to 15 years in prison (Macon, GA): Moments before he was sentenced, the Macon gang member who shot a man multiple times inside the Zodiac Lounge apologized to his victim’s family.
Source: The Telegraph Date: May 15, 2015
Winton gang member convicted of murder (Merced County, CA): A weeklong jury trial ended Friday with a gang member found guilty of murder in the 2012 stabbing death of an Atwater man during a bar fight.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: May 15, 2015
Atlantic City's gang members land 20 year prison sentences (Camden, NJ): Two members of the "Dirty Block" street gang were each sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for their role in an organization that dominated the heroin trade in Atlantic City for several years.
Source: NJ.com Date: May 15, 2015
San Jose police arrest man who barricaded himself in apartment (San Jose, CA): Police in tactical gear went into an apartment just south of downtown Friday evening before arresting a man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant and had barricaded himself inside.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 15, 2015
William Estrada sentenced to 65 years in prison in shooting death of rival gang member (El Paso, TX): A 20-year-old man was sentenced to 65 years in prison Friday in the shooting death of a rival gang member in 2013. William Estrada, who was an Andress High School senior at the time of the shooting, was found guilty Friday morning of engaging in organized criminal activity-murder.
Source: El Paso Times Date: May 15, 2015
Sheriff's office denies North Fork gang advisory (Utica, NY): The Licking County Sheriff's Office said there is no evidence that gangs were involved in a stabbing outside a party in Newton Township last weekend despite information in an advisory North Fork Local Schools issued Friday.
Source: The Newark Advocate Date: May 15, 2015
34 Arrests, With More Expected, in Drug Gang Probe In and Around Pottstown, Pa. (Pottstown, PA): Dozens of rival gang members are in custody after a lengthy investigation in the Pottstown area. The two gangs called themselves the “Straight Cash Money Gang” and “Brothas from Anotha.”
Source: CBS Philly Date: May 14, 2015
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