Gang-Related News Articles
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Facing up to Chattanooga gang violence (Chattanooga, TN): The word has been out there for more than a decade, whispered in some political circles, discussed frankly inside police patrol cars, shouted from some church pulpits.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: February 5, 2012
Man found guilty in 2007 killing sentenced to life (Tulsa, OK): A man convicted of a 2007 Tulsa murder that prosecutors say was gang-related faces a life prison sentence.
Source: Tulsa World Date: February 5, 2012
Harvey Hustlers were ruthless in defending their drug turf, feds say (New Orleans, LA): Described by federal authorities as the driving force behind much of the violence and narcotics in a West Bank community, the Harvey Hustlers and their enforcement arm, the Murder Squad, ran a criminal enterprise that showed no mercy in defending its turf or retaliating against debtors or witnesses to its operations.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: February 5, 2012
Man arrested in Albuquerque shooting death (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque police say they arrested a known gang member after a shooting that left a man dead and another person wounded.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4 Date: February 5, 2012
Three injured in possible gang-related shooting in northwest Houston (Houston, TX): Three men were injured early Sunday in what investigators believe was a gang-related shooting in northwest Houston.
Source: KHOU 11 News Date: February 5, 2012
Gang member accused of murder in Cicero (Cicero, IL): An 18-year-old admitted gang member is due in court Monday to face charges in connection with the death of a man who was on parole.
Source: WLS 7 News Date: February 5, 2012
Man stabbed in Pajaro gang attack (Pajaro, CA): A Watsonville man suffered multiple stab wounds in what sheriff's deputies have described as a gang-related attack in Pajaro Saturday night.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: February 5, 2012
Police identify victim in Belvidere gang-related shooting (Rockford, IL): Belvidere police have released the name of an 18-year-old shot in a gang-related attack on Friday night.
Source: WREX 13 News Date: February 5, 2012
70 arrested in Chattanooga police sweep (Chattanooga, TN): A citywide sweep by Chattanooga, Hamilton County and federal officers netted 21 felony arrests and 49 misdemeanor arrests over two days, police said Saturday.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: February 4, 2012
Six 10th Street Gang members held (Buffalo, NY) : Six associates of the 10th Street Gang were rounded up early Friday morning—the latest batch of arrests and indictments by federal authorities since 2009 aimed at stamping out rival West Side drug gangs that terrorized the neighborhood, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul announced Friday.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: February 4, 2012
Gang sweep in Humboldt nets 15 arrests, five pounds of marijuana (Eureka, CA) : Fifteen people were arrested in a gang sweep Wednesday and Thursday in Humboldt County, and one Eureka man was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale after five pounds of the processed plant and multiple digital scales were found in his apartment.
Source: The Times-Standard Date: February 4, 2012
Huntsville superintendent: Fight at Lee High School was gang initiation (Huntsville, AL): The four students from Lee High School who filmed a fight in a school bathroom and posted the video to YouTube did so as a gang initiation, Huntsville's superintendent said.
Source: The Huntsville Times Date: February 4, 2012
Gun-packing gang member gets arrested (Avenal, CA): A Norteño gang member was taken into custody earlier this week on after admitting to carrying a loaded weapon to "protect himself," authorities said.
Source: Hanford Sentinel Date: February 4, 2012
Gang member faces 26 years for murder of 14-year-old girl (San Diego, CA): A gang member was convicted Saturday of first-degree murder for killing a 14-year-old girl in an abandoned house in Golden Hill on New Year's Eve 2007.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: February 4, 2012
Gang member arrested in Tukwila sentenced for possession of firearm (Tukwila, WA): Monroe Ezell, 23, of Seattle, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to five years in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Officers discovered the loaded, stolen Glock .45 pistol in the locked glove box of Ezell’s car.
Source: Kent Reporter Date: February 4, 2012
Local teen in critical condition after gang-related shooting (Belvidere, IL): A local teenager is in critical condition after a gang related shooting in Belvidere. Investigators found several guns and ammunition at the scene.
Source: WIFR 23 News Date: February 4, 2012
Gang members charged with murder (San Juan, TX): After three weeks on the run, the remaining three gang members wanted in the beating death of Rogelio Pardo Jr. were formally charged Friday afternoon.
Source: The Monitor Date: February 4, 2012
Former gang member testifies against Edwin Ramos (San Francisco, CA): A former member of the MS-13 gang testified Thursday that the man accused of murdering a father and his two sons in San Francisco helped initiate him into the gang.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: February 3, 2012
Four gang members arrested for north suburban shootings (Waukegan, IL): Police arrested four street gang members this week for alleged roles in gang-related shootings in north suburban Waukegan. Authorities responded in January to two connected shootings with victims in the 600 block of Lorraine Avenue, according to a Waukegan police release.
Source: WLS 890AM Date: February 3, 2012
Officials warn of MS-13 gang activity in area (Richmond, VA) : An emerging presence in the Richmond area of MS-13, a notoriously violent national street gang, is raising concern among law enforcement officials as they investigate several violent incidents, including a stabbing in Richmond.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: February 3, 2012
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