Gang-Related News Articles
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'Gang' graffiti in Brick: What does it mean? (Brick, NJ) : Feet from where shoppers loaded big-screen televisions and expensive computers into their cars last weekend were some markings that few would notice. But the seemingly random combination of letters and numbers spray painted on the glass enclosure surrounding the NJ Transit bus stop near the Best Buy electronics store in Brick may have a deeper meaning – or none at all.
Source: BrickPatch Date: December 12, 2011
Shandon graduates first anti-gang class in SLO County (San Luis Obispo County, CA): San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson joined Shandon Unified School District Superintendent Rod Wallace, Shandon Elementary Principal Judy Bedell and the students and parents of Mr. Martin's 7- 8th grade class, along with Mrs. Seidel's 6-7th grade class for the graduation ceremony of the first Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program in San Luis Obispo County.
Source: Paso Robles Press Date: December 12, 2011
Shootings continue in days following standoff with gang members (Chicago, IL) : Chicago's Uptown neighborhood has been plagued by violence in recent weeks, and one alderman says gangs are to blame.
Source: The Huffington Post Date: December 12, 2011
KCSD responds to gang rumors in New Garden slaying (New Garden, PA): An automated email message sent last week by the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District has ruffled a few feathers in a neighboring school district.
Source: The Kennett Paper Date: December 12, 2011
Community leaders take stand against violence (Muskogee, OK): Community leaders are calling a recent deadly shooting in Muskogee a "Wake up Call". The victim was one of the teens charged in last year's deadly mall shooting in Muskogee.
Source: FOX 23 News Date: December 12, 2011
Man injured in Los Banos gang-related shooting (Los Banos, CA): The 15th gang-related shooting in Los Banos sent one man to the hospital Friday, police said.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: December 12, 2011
Greenville Gang Task Force summary (Greenville, NC): In response to the recent violent crime and gang related activity, the Greenville Police Department in cooperation with other county law enforcement agencies, implemented a Gang Task Force.
Source: WNCT 9 News Date: December 12, 2011
Fourth member of Syracuse street gang pleads guilty in federal court (Syracuse, NY): A fourth member of Syracuse's Bricktown street gang pleaded guilty this morning to racketeering charges in federal court for alleged acts that included murder, drug trafficking and robbery, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: December 12, 2011
Gang member gets life for conspiring to kill federal judge (Camden, NJ): A Monmouth County man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison without parole for conspiring to murder New Jersey's chief federal judge in exchange for $100,000.
Source: Thomson Reuters Date: December 12, 2011
Gang trial ends with not-guilty felony verdicts (Albany, GA): Cortney Hicks and Jermaine Harrison were convicted on misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment, but acquitted on the felony charges stemming for a gang round-up in August.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: December 12, 2011
Greenville Gang Task Force makes arrests (Greenville, NC) : The new Greenville gang task force, formed in response to recent murder, other violent crimes, and gang activity, says it has arrested two people.
Source: WITN 7 News Date: December 12, 2011
Valpo man accused in Portage gang attack found under bed (Portage, IN): A man wanted in connection with an alleged October gang attack at Camden Apartments was arrested at a north side hotel Sunday, reportedly found hiding under a bed.
Source: The Times Date: December 12, 2011
Social media fuels rumor mill at three county schools following stabbings (West Grove, PA): Avon Grove High School principal Tom Alexander spent several harrowing days managing student and parent anxiety following fallout from a double homicide involving three alumni and a student at the school.
Source: Daily Local News Date: December 12, 2011
Gang member gets life for soccer match shooting (Salinas, CA): A Monterey County gang member convicted of killing an 11-year-old girl at a high school soccer match is headed to prison for life.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: December 12, 2011
Alleged gang leadership murder trial begins in York (York, PA): Following the first day of testimony in the Anthony Kareem Hayes trial, Chief Deputy Prosecutor Karen Comery dismissed a tentative earlier prosecution theory that Kenneth Ramos was stabbed to death because of a love triangle.
Source: York Daily Record Date: December 12, 2011
Portland shooting victim walks into hospital (Portland, OR): A 19-year-old hit in a gang-related shooting walked into Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Northeast Portland Monday. The unidentified victim had wounds that were not life-threatening, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Date: December 12, 2011
Gang member gets 15 years to life for role in Ash killing (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member was sentenced Monday to 15 years to life in prison for assisting in the slaying of a man who was mistakenly suspected of being an informant in a racially motivated killing in Harbor Gateway.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze Date: December 12, 2011
Gang related crimes highlight reoccurring issue in East Urbana (Urbana, IL): The Nov. 13 shooting of two alumni and a current student at a fraternity on Lincoln Ave. is still fresh in the minds of both students and residents alike.
Source: The Daily Illini Date: December 12, 2011
Gang-prevention group hopes to turn young lives around (Pueblo, CO): Sam Quintana sees something most miss in the faces of troubled teens. He sees himself, and the promise of a painful path he hopes to help them avoid. Every Monday evening, Quintana and two colleagues round up a dozen or so adolescent boys whose lives are teetering on the brink between trouble and tragedy for a meeting of G-Life, a new gang prevention organization loosely associated with another by the same name in Colorado Springs.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain Date: December 11, 2011
Marshals on hunt for Columbia Heights gang members accused of murder (Washington, DC): Seven members of a violent Northwest Washington street gang were indicted last week, but two of them remain at large, and U.S. marshals are asking the public for information that could lead to their capture.
Source: The Washington Examiner Date: December 11, 2011
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