Gang-Related News Articles
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Sheriff's office selects G-Star student's anti-gang slogan to grace county Palm Tran buses (Palm Beach, FL): Three Palm Beach County middle school students were honored this morning at the sheriff's office for their efforts in reaching out to the community to let other teenagers know that being in a gang just "ain't tight."
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: August 31, 2011
Drug bust reveals ties between L.A. street gangs and Tri-State (Hamilton, OH): Five people have been arrested following a drug bust that was spread to three different locations in the Tri-State. Four of the men arrested are from the Los Angeles area; one is from Hamilton.
Source: WXIX FOX19 News Date: August 31, 2011
Gang graffiti investigation leads to arrests (Paulding County, GA): The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office arrested three individuals Friday and charged them with Violation of the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act in an ongoing "gang graffiti" investigation that covered the North Paulding area.
Source: Dallas-HiramPatch Date: August 31, 2011
Suspected Peace Region gang busted through RCMP general investigation section (Peace River, AB): After three years of investigation, local RCMP has dismembered a suspected aboriginal street gang known to be operating throughout the Peace Region.
Source: The Record-Gazette Date: August 31, 2011
Man wounded in apparent gang-related shooting in Chesterfield Square area (Los Angeles, CA): A man was wounded today in an apparent gang-related shooting in the Chesterfield Square area of south Los Angeles, police said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: August 31, 2011
Shootings renew gang fears in the Mission (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police officers are saturating a section of the Mission District after a known gang member was shot and killed late Tuesday, the second gang-related homicide in less than 24 hours, police said.
Source: The Bay Citizen Date: August 31, 2011
Brooklyn shooting could be gang-related, police say (Jacksonville, FL): Gangs could be involved in the shooting Sunday night in Brooklyn that left 10 injured and an unborn child dead, one police chief said today.
Source: First Coast News Date: August 31, 2011
The Winston-Salem Police Department's Gang Unit recognized statewide (Winston-Salem, NC): The Winston-Salem Police Department's Gang Unit is considered the best around. They were recently named "Gang Unit of the Year" by the North Carolina Gang Investigators Association.
Source: WFMY News 2 Date: August 31, 2011
Fed-up Union Gap neighbors start an 'anti-gang movement' (Union Gap, WA): Marisa Sager and her family have had enough of crime and gangs in Union Gap. Together with neighbors and friends, she's started an Anti-Gang Movement to make her neighbor streets safer, and to protect families.
Source: KIMA News Date: August 31, 2011
Project aims to make kids more resilient (Calgary, AB): Creators of a new pilot program that will be implemented in 15 Calgary schools believes they have found what makes a child resilient - service, significance, self awareness and success.
Source: Calgary Herald Date: August 30, 2011
Warren gang violence sends three to hospital (Warren, OH): A suspected member of an eastside youth gang with a violent history is believed to be part of a group that sent three teenagers to the hospital Saturday evening. The male, who witnesses told police was part of the Savages gang, pointed a handgun at the three teens while two others assaulted them and stole items.
Source: Tribune Chronicle Date: August 30, 2011
Police arrest alleged gang member for Westside students shootings (Macon, GA): Macon police arrested a 17-year-old male on multiple charges related to the shooting of two Westside High School students last week, according to a Tuesday news release.
Source: The Telegraph Date: August 30, 2011
Seattle man sleuths out gang connections online (Wenatchee, WA): The Seattle blogger who operates the website NWGangs.com first began probing Northwest gang culture around 2003, curious about gang issues in his native Yakima after a double murder in which the local police seemed reluctant to divulge the gangs involved.
Source: The Wenatchee World Date: August 30, 2011
Six in multinational gang convicted of murder in CA (San Francisco, CA): A lengthy federal trial targeting the San Francisco branch of a multinational gang known for violence and drug dealing ended Tuesday with the convictions of six members on murder, racketeering and other charges.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: August 30, 2011
King County taps $1.4 million to combat Latino gang war (Seattle, WA): Facing a surge in gang violence, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced Tuesday that $1.4 million from a law-enforcement emergency fund will be immediately tapped to combat the war erupting between rival Latino gangs in South King County.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: August 30, 2011
Four Bradenton gang members face prison time (Bradenton, FL): Four members of the Brown Pride Locos street gang face prison time after successful prosecutions by the Florida attorney general's office.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: August 30, 2011
Man shot while sitting on porch in SE Okla. City (Oklahoma City, OK): A shooting that injured a man on the southeast side of the city may be gang-related, according to police. According to witnesses, a man and his girlfriend were sitting on the back porch when a man approached and shouted the name of a local gang.
Source: KOCO 5 News Date: August 29, 2011
Men who say they quit gangs say suit stops them from preaching for change (Chicago, IL): Oscar Sanchez said he has encouraged members of the Latin Kings to quit since he found religion and left the gang in 2009. But Sanchez said he and others are being unfairly branded as gang members in a lawsuit filed last year by the Kane County state’s attorney’s office on behalf of the city of Elgin.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: August 29, 2011
Stanislaus gang charges go a new route (Stanislaus County, CA): Stanislaus County prosecutors chose a rarely used legal tactic to charge eight Norteño gang members accused of three takeover-style armed robberies two years ago.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: August 29, 2011
Gang murder happens after federal gang cops pack, go home (San Jose, CA): The San Jose Police department recently sent two Federal ICE agents packing. The agents were in town to assist with gang suppression but the Police department determined they were no longer needed because no gang related deaths occurred while they were here.
Source: KLIV News Date: August 29, 2011
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