Gang-Related News Articles
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Va. carjacking suspect possibly in Baltimore Co. (Wilkens, MD): Baltimore County police are looking for the public's help in finding a carjacking and bank robbery suspect who police said is a young mother who built up years of street savvy as a member of the MS-13 gang.
Source: WBAL 11 News Date: November 29, 2011
Judge begs Harlem to stop gang violence (Harlem, NY) : A Manhattan judge turned his bench into a pulpit Tuesday when he exhorted Harlem residents to do more to stop gang violence and bloodshed in their neighborhood.
Source: DNAinfo Date: November 29, 2011
Convicted NYC drug gang boss gets 20 to life (New York, NY): A sentencing for five convicted players in a violent local drug gang Tuesday became a judge's rallying cry for communities to crack down on gun crime, with the judge urging Harlem residents to search their own homes for relatives' illegal guns and give tips to police.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Date: November 29, 2011
Sunnyside Police reach full staff and crack down (Sunnyside, WA): Sunnyside's Police Department has the most officers on the force in its history. Officers take on the violence that has plagued the community for years. The department added a gang unit in August with a goal of eliminating the problem.
Source: KIMA News Date: November 29, 2011
Task force on violence against children begins work in Baltimore (Baltimore, MD): The famous baseball manager was a scared kid once. When he came home from school and saw his father's car parked out front, he often fled to the relative safety of a friend's house.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: November 29, 2011
FBI takes down 10 members of heroin trafficking ring (St. Louis, MO): Ten members of a heroin trafficking ring were arrested Tuesday morning by the FBI St. Louis Division's Safe Streets Gang Task Force.
Source: KSDK 5 News Date: November 29, 2011
Santa Rosa woman sentenced for her role in gang slaying (Sonoma County, CA): A 22-year-old Santa Rosa woman involved in a second gang-related slaying in three years was sentenced Tuesday to six months in Sonoma County jail for her role in a fatal birthday party stabbing.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: November 29, 2011
Police looking for drive-by shooting suspects (Fresno, CA): A 9-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen in a gang related drive-by shooting on Thanksgiving Day. Fresno police say the shooting was gang related and was the result of retaliation and while they have some leads in the case, no arrests have been made.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: November 29, 2011
Gang shot into home while family gathered at table (Rock Hill, SC): A woman was sitting at the dinner table with her family when someone fired shots into their Rock Hill home Monday evening.
Source: The Herald Date: November 29, 2011
School officials discuss gang policy (Jackson, TN): Members of Jackson Police Department's Gang Task Force unit will be asked to participate in the next policy committee meeting of the Jackson-Madison County School Board.
Source: The Jackson Sun Date: November 29, 2011
Alloway Township School puts focus on the dangers of gangs (Allentown Township, NJ): In an effort to increase awareness about the danger of involvement in gangs, Alloway Township School students took part in a special presentation Tuesday afternoon designed to help them stay out of danger.
Source: Today's Sunbeam Date: November 29, 2011
Oakland jury convicts gang member of first-degree murder in two hours (Oakland, CA): An Alameda County jury took less than two hours Tuesday to find a 22-year-old gang member guilty of first-degree murder for the shooting death of a Castlemont High School student just two weeks away from graduation.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 29, 2011
Extra funding helps King County crack down on gangs (Kent, WA): King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said Tuesday that extra money targeted at cracking down on gang violence helped round up suspects in connection with a gang-related shooting in Kent.
Source: KIRO 7 News Date: November 29, 2011
Greeley jury hears wildly different portrayals of gang (Greeley, CO): Jurors were introduced to the world of gang culture Tuesday after hearing radically different versions of a Greeley gang at the heart of an organized crime trial in Weld District Court.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: November 29, 2011
Gang-related shooting leaves one in hospital (Maple Ridge, BC): One man is in hospital after a gang-related shooting in Maple Ridge on Saturday. Police received multiple calls about gunshots outside a residential property near Dewdney Trunk Road and Rosewood Street just before 8 p.m. on Nov. 26.
Source: Metro Vancouver Date: November 28, 2011
Forum seeks to connect volunteers to anti-gang groups (Portland, OR): Multnomah County officials are inviting kids, parents, and other stakeholders to a forum this week to talk about solutions to the region's escalating gang violence.
Source: OPB News Date: November 28, 2011
Three wounded in Huntington Station shooting (Huntington, NY): Three men were wounded in what investigators believe to be a possible gang-related shooting in Huntington Station on Sunday afternoon, Suffolk County police said.
Source: Long Island Press Date: November 28, 2011
Georgia Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens: Prison cellphones used to coordinate gang violence (Sparta, GA): The state's Department of Corrections commissioner says illegal cell-phone use in Georgia prisons has developed to "epidemic" proportions and is now the system's greatest safety threat.
Source: WMAZ 13 News Date: November 28, 2011
Gang shootout puts York Co. home in crossfire (Rock Hill, SC): Four people in a Rock Hill home got a rude awakening late Sunday night when someone fired at least six bullets at their home.
Source: WBTV 3 News Date: November 28, 2011
Police: Rock Hill teen injured in gang-related shooting (Rock Hill, SC): A 17-year-old was injured Sunday evening in what Rock Hill police believe is a gang-related shooting. Officers found the teen in a creek near Green and Little streets after multiple reports of gunfire in the area, according to a Rock Hill police report.
Source: The Herald Date: November 28, 2011
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