Gang-Related News Articles
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Man sentenced to six years for drug trafficking (Providence, RI): An alleged member of an Asian-American street gang in Rhode Island has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for trafficking in ecstasy, heroin and cocaine.
Source: WJAR NBC10 News Date: December 15, 2011
Second gang member arrested in Biloxi gets prison in meth case (Gulfport, MS) : Jamie Renee Duncan, sentenced to prison for her role in a conspiracy to make meth in Harrison County, is a documented member of the Simon City Royals street gang, U.S. Attorney John Dowdy said.
Source: Sun Herald Date: December 15, 2011
Teen hit by gang gunfire in SE Portland (Portland, OR): A 17-year-old was hit by gunfire late Wednesday evening in Southeast Portland. Police said this marked yet another incident in a disturbing trend. They said gang violence incidents were on pace to reach 100 before year's end, easily outpacing 2010.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Date: December 15, 2011
Former gang member fighting gang violence (Omaha, NE): An Omaha man believes he can make a difference when it come to crime by helping kids avoid the choices he made as a gang member years ago.
Source: KETV 7 News Date: December 15, 2011
Police: Gangs use social media to attract youth (Jackson, MS): Facebook and YouTube have affected street gangs as much as they have popular culture, according to police officials, who say social networks have helped introduce gang culture to a wider youth audience. Authorities said gang recruitment is on the rise, while the reasons young people join gangs remain the same.
Source: The Jackson Sun Date: December 15, 2011
Woman speaks up about gang activity in the city (Saskatoon, SK): A Saskatoon woman is speaking out about what she calls a rise in gang activity in the city. Her efforts follow a recent incident in in which she says she was assaulted.
Source: CTV Saskatoon Date: December 15, 2011
City target in massive raids (Windsor, ON): Windsor police executed three search warrants Tuesday and arrested two men as part of a massive multi-force, anti-gang investigation in Ontario and Western Canada.
Source: The Windsor Star Date: December 14, 2011
Drug raids in Niagara Falls net 17 suspects (Niagara Falls, NY): Authorities say they've arrested 17 street gang members on federal drug charges after more than 100 law enforcement officers carried out raids at three locations in Niagara Falls.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Date: December 14, 2011
Details of gang violence emerging (San Antonio, TX): Earlier this year, some law officers in San Antonio were puzzled by what seemed to be a stretch of random shootings.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: December 14, 2011
Area law enforcement officers complete DJJ gang, violence prevention training (Orangeburg, SC): Gangs present a unique challenge to today's youths. Many of these youths face significant peer pressure to make a decision on whether or not to join a gang. Recognizing this can be an issue in any community, the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice has partnered with the Gang Resistance Education and Training program in multiple communities across the state to bring the curriculum to local elementary and middle school youth.
Source: The Times and Democrat Date: December 14, 2011
Street gang associates sentenced for crack cocaine distribution (Edison, NJ): Two associates of the GShine Bloods criminal street gang, operating in Plainfield, have been sentenced to prison for their involvement with crack cocaine distribution in the area, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Source: Sentinel Date: December 14, 2011
East Palo Alto killers sentenced to prison (East Palo Alto, CA): Two alleged gang members have been sentenced to prison after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter for fatally shooting a rival's brother as he sat in his taxi in East Palo Alto.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: December 14, 2011
School graffiti could be gang-related (Lafayette, IN): Gang graffiti was found tagged on the side of a Lafayette school. Are the children there in danger? The graffiti does appear to be gang-related.
Source: WLFI 18 News Date: December 14, 2011
Police crack down on street gang (Niagara Falls, NY): Niagara Regional Police have wrapped up a several weeks-long investigation into a suspected St. Catharines street gang with the arrest of seven people.
Source: Niagara This Week Date: December 14, 2011
Alleged gang members plead no contest in East Palo Alto slaying (East Palo Alto, CA): Two alleged gang members have pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter charges for fatally shooting a rival gang member's brother in East Palo Alto in July 2009, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: December 14, 2011
Three Windsor addresses raided as part of cross-Canada organized crime investigation (Windsor, ON): Windsor police executed three search warrants Tuesday and arrested two men as part of a massive multi-force, anti-gang investigation in Ontario and Western Canada.
Source: The Windsor Star Date: December 14, 2011
Meeting on youth violence held (Providence, RI): Lawmakers held a special meeting at the State House this afternoon to discuss the rising problem of youth violence in Providence.
Source: WPRI 12 News Date: December 14, 2011
Two Tongan Crip Gang members sent to prison (Salt Lake City, UT): Daniel Maumau’s daughter gave a tiny wave as U.S. Marshals led her father out of a federal courtroom in shackles Wednesday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: December 14, 2011
Five more gang members charged as part of 'Operation Wild Nation' (Niagara Falls, NY): Christopher "Drama" Carter’s last Facebook post said it all. "The feds got me," Carter wrote. Seconds later, he walked into FBI headquarters in Buffalo (apparently confusing it with the United States Courthouse across the street) and surrendered. He was charged with possession with intent to sell and distribute crack cocaine.
Source: Niagara Gazette Date: December 14, 2011
Stabbing was gang-related (Fresno, CA): On walk nights Christmas Tree Lane is heavily patrolled by the Police Dept., the Sheriff's Dept. and the CHP. That's why there was a quick responce to the stabbing, but the suspect in the gang-related incident got away.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: December 14, 2011
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