Gang-Related News Articles
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Two of three charged in Edgewater Park deli heist linked to Bloods street gang (Edgewater Park, NJ): Two of three people charged with the gunpoint robbery of a delicatessen in Edgewater Park on Sunday were among a group that was recruiting young teenagers in Riverside into the Bloods street gang four days earlier, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Burlington County Times Date: November 16, 2011
Are there gangs in your neighborhood? Check Patch's gang graffiti map (Oak Lawn, IL): Are there gangs in your neighborhood? One sign of gang activity is the graffiti they leave behind on light poles, playground equipment, traffic signs, commercial buildings, fences and garage doors—all canvasses for Oak Lawn-area gangbangers.
Source: OakLawnPatch Date: November 16, 2011
Benton County's new gang task force makes big arrests (Benton County, WA) : The newly formed Benton County gang task force has made a number of notable arrests, sending a message that gangs won't be tolerated in the county, sheriff's officials said.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: November 16, 2011
Trials ordered in alleged gang-related homicide (Madison, WI): Seven alleged gang members were ordered Tuesday to stand trial in the shooting death of a man last month on Madison’s North Side after one of the seven testified under an immunity deal.
Source: The Capital Times Date: November 16, 2011
Two charged in gang-related drug raid (Hamilton, ON): Two alleged members of the Front Line Bloods street gang are facing drug charges after a search of a Stoney Creek apartment uncovered $30,000 worth of marijuana and $5,000 in cash.
Source: The Hamilton Spectator Date: November 16, 2011
Gang behind rash of thefts arrested (Orangeburg, SC): One adult and five juveniles have been arrested in connection with a string of what police are calling gang-related burglaries and thefts from cars over the past two months.
Source: The Times and Democrat Date: November 16, 2011
Man, woman arrested in drive-by shooting (Fort Collins, CO): Two people have been arrested in a drive-by shooting in Fort Collins on Tuesday, police said. No one was injured in the shooting that police believed was fueled by bad blood between rival gang members, said Fort Collins police spokeswoman Rita Davis.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS Date: November 16, 2011
Call to address gang violence in Flushing housing projects (Queens, NY): In the wake of the most recent shooting at Flushing’s James A. Bland House, Councilmember Peter Koo held a town hall meeting to discuss new security protocol at the Bland and Latimer housing projects.
Source: The Queens Courier Date: November 16, 2011
Mexican gang member captured in Norwalk (Norwalk, CT): A Brooklyn, N.Y. man with ties to a Mexican gang was arrested in Norwalk Monday after he allegedly refused to release a woman he drove cross country to her daughter's house.
Source: Stamford Advocate Date: November 16, 2011
12 gang members arrested in Manhattan and the Bronx (Manhattan, NY): Federal prosecutors and New York police say they’ve arrested 12 members of a street gang on a variety of charges. The arrests follow a yearlong investigation.
Source: New York Post Date: November 16, 2011
Homeland security officials bust alleged Mexican gang members in East Harlem (East Harlem, NY): Officers from the Department of Homeland Security moved in the dark hours of the early morning to take down members of Los Vargos, a Mexican gang they allege terrorized East Harlem and parts of the Bronx.
Source: NY1 News Date: November 16, 2011
Gang member guilty in shooting of Fremont officer (Oakland, CA): Prosecutors say a 21-year-old gang member is facing 50 years to life in prison after being convicted in the shooting of a Fremont police officer and a series of other crimes.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: November 16, 2011
Crime fails to make civic election agenda despite rising gang tensions (Vancouver, BC): When Vancouver police detectives knocked on Shannen McGreevy’s door Jan. 16, 2010, she immediately feared the worst.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: November 16, 2011
WLKY Investigates: Kids in gangs (Lousville, KY): There are more than 30,000 street gangs currently operating across the country, and the FBI said some of them are prowling neighborhoods in Louisville. WLKY investigated Jefferson County's gang problem -- how teens get sucked into lives of crime and violence -- and what's being done to stop it.
Source: WLKY News Date: November 16, 2011
Joliet police: Gang members steal from charity funds (Joliet, IL): Police say four gang members stole money from a charity jar and candy at a convenience store Tuesday.
Source: The Herald-News Date: November 16, 2011
Street counselors: MVPD gang-prevention efforts require outreach and law enforcement (Mountain View, CA): For Mountain View Police Officer Mike Magana, suppressing gang activity requires, of all things, a good ear. Magana, a 15-year law enforcement veteran, currently serves as the lone full-time officer assigned to the department’s Gang Prevention Program.
Source: Los Altos Town Crier Date: November 16, 2011
Gangs of Eugene: 'We've taken guns off of 12-year-old kids before' (Eugene, OR): Saul Patu set records as a defensive end for the Oregon Ducks - an athletic career that almost didn't happen because of gangs.
Source: KVAL News Date: November 16, 2011
Three to face charges of fighting by agreement (Fort Collins, CO): Three men with knives and a metal bar were arrested at Rolland Moore Park in Fort Collins after planning a fight stemming from arguments over gang-affiliation issues, according to Fort Collins Police Services.
Source: The Coloradoan Date: November 16, 2011
Gang member sentenced for two slayings (Hamilton, OH): A Butler County judge made it official Wednesday. A convicted MS-13 gang member will spend the rest of his life in prison for two gang slayings in Fairfield in 2008.
Source: Middletown Journal Date: November 16, 2011
'Timekeeper' role admitted in deadly gang-related prison beating (Winnipeg, MB): A former Stony Mountain inmate admits he acted as the "timekeeper" for a deadly gang-related prison beating. Steven Courchene took the witness stand Monday to testify against four men now on trial for the March 2005 slaying. He was granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for his co-operation.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: November 15, 2011
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