Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang activity in local schools under investigation (Harrisonburg, VA) : The C.H.A.R.G.E. Gang Task Force is investigating a gang recruitment related incident in Rockingham County. Harrisonburg Police Department and Rockingham County Sheriff's Office Gang Task Force was contacted on Nov. 16 by a School Resource Officer about pre-teens recruiting other students for the Crips street gang.
Source: WHSV 3 News Date: November 30, 2011
Graffiti clean-up never ends (Napa, CA) : With sculptures and murals all over downtown—even in vacant shop windows— Napa is full of art for the public to enjoy. And then there's graffiti. Gang scrawls and tagging can be seen on fences, walls, freeway overpasses, bridges, bike trails and buildings all over the city.
Source: NapaPatch Date: November 30, 2011
Portland gang police arrest man suspected of robbing Southeast Portland residence last March (Portland, OR): A man suspected of robbing a Southeast Portland home last March was arrested Tuesday. Police said he's a longtime member of the Bloods gang but that the robbery wasn't gang-related.
Source: The Oregonian Date: November 30, 2011
Hispanic gang members sentenced for racketeering (Prince George's County, MD): Two members of a violent Hispanic street gang were sentenced to prison for racketeering charges in Prince George's County.
Source: The Washington Examiner Date: November 30, 2011
Crown seeks 10-year sentence for Montreal gang leader Roy Haynes (Montreal, QC): A prosecutor has asked a Quebec Court judge to send a strong message about the burden that crack cocaine places on society when he sentences a street gang leader who was a prolific dealer.
Source: The Gazette Date: November 30, 2011
Gang homicides are rare in Camarillo, police say (Camarillo, CA): The fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old man this week marked an unusually violent confrontation between rival groups in Camarillo, where gang activity rarely has led to bloodshed, authorities said.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: November 30, 2011
Round Lake Park man denies murder charge (Lake County, IL): A Round Lake Park man who officials say committed murder when he heaved a brick into a car carrying rival gang members pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Lake County circuit court.
Source: Daily Herald Date: November 30, 2011
Man's appeal to be heard in KS Supreme Court (Topeka, KS): The appeal of a conviction in Shawnee County District Court of a Topeka gang member for the 2006 killing of one man and the wounding of a second man outside of a bar and restaurant near downtown will be heard Dec. 8 by the Kansas Supreme Court.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal Date: November 30, 2011
Slain 13-year-old with gang ties will be honored: Portland City Hall roundup (Portland, OR): City officials today and Thursday will honor Julio Marquez, the 13-year-old gang member who was shot to death this month, becoming Portland's youngest gang-related victim in at least a decade.
Source: The Oregonian Date: November 30, 2011
Syracuse gang member sentenced to 14 years in prison (Syracuse, NY): Clinton Hill, 32, of Syracuse, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Syracuse to 14 years imprisonment after pleading guilty to conspiring to engage in racketeering through his membership in the 110 Gang.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: November 30, 2011
Brockton teen shot in buttocks in gang-related shooting (Brockton, MA): Three masked men opened fire on a car outside the city’s downtown area, shooting a Brockton teenager in the buttocks and causing the intended target to crash his SUV in what police called a gang-related incident.
Source: The Patriot Ledger Date: November 30, 2011
Gang member arrested in 2010 murder (Phoenix, AZ): Police are announcing the arrest of suspect in the August 2010 murder of a 17-year-old boy. Devonte Mitchell, 18, is facing second degree murder and aggravated assault charges.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News Date: November 30, 2011
Teens killed by revenge-seeking gang member, witnesses say (Oceanside, CA): At the top of a darkened hill in Oceanside's Libby Lake Park in May, gang member AL'C Bejaran, 19, confronted an innocent teen couple, according to court testimony Wednesday.
Source: North County Times Date: November 30, 2011
Violent gangs impact college sports (Compton, CA): In 2007, Brandon "Bull" Johnson charged straight out of Dominguez High in Compton, Calif., and straight into the starting lineup at the University of Washington.
Source: CBS News Date: November 30, 2011
Two men killed in apparent gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Two men were killed Wednesday in an apparent gang-related shooting in Boyle Heights.
Source: CBS Los Angeles Date: November 30, 2011
Asbury man gets head wound in shooting (Asbury Park, NC): A man was shot in the back of the head Saturday night in what appears to be a gang-related incident, the police said.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: November 29, 2011
Morrow students arrested in gang investigation (Atlanta, GA): Clayton County sheriff's deputies say they've arrested four Morrow High School students following recent gang activity behind the school.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta Date: November 29, 2011
Four Latinos suspected in gang-related shooting of black man near South L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): Sheriff's homicide detectives searched today for four Latinos involved in the gang-related slaying of a black man gunned down outside a liquor store in the unincorporated Westmont area adjoining South Los Angeles, authorities said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: November 29, 2011
MCSO: Gang member sought in Guadalupe shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Maricopa County sheriff's detectives have identified a gang member behind a shooting Wednesday in Guadalupe.
Source: KPHO 5 News Date: November 29, 2011
Last man sentenced in gang assault killing (Troy, NY): The last of six men involved in a fight that led to the Father's Day death of a New York City man has been sentenced to prison.
Source: Times Union Date: November 29, 2011
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