Gang-Related News Articles
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Violent crime, gang activity down in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): Homicides, rapes and robberies fell to five-year lows in Raleigh last year, while gang activity and the overall crime rate also dropped, according to a report released by Raleigh police Wednesday.
Source: WRAL 5 News Date: June 30, 2011
Six juveniles arrested in Indianapolis gang sweep (Indianapolis, IN): Six juveniles on Indianapolis' far-east side face charges that include criminal gang activity after a two-week investigation of an assault.
Source: WRTV 6 News Date: June 30, 2011
Gang activity down in Klamath County (Klamath Falls, OR): It used to be fairly easy to get information about gangs in Klamath Falls. Members - from pre-teens to high school students - would proudly state their affiliation with the Norteños, Sureños or other gangs, flash their colors or show off their tattoos, said Cpl. Dave Marcoux of the Klamath Falls Police Department.
Source: Herald and News Date: June 30, 2011
New website to help the Spokane community combat gang issues (Spokane, WA): A new website is promising to give the Spokane community direct contact with officers. The comprehensive anti-gang website called stopspokanegangs.org was launched on Thursday.
Source: NWCN News Date: June 30, 2011
Community rallies to fight gang violence, keep kids safe (San Jose, CA): With large brown eyes and a playful smile, 8-year-old Lexii Herrera bounced on her seat among the rows of wooden chairs in the San Jose City Hall council chambers.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 29, 2011
Commissioners OK task force to combat gang problem (Benton County, WA) : A new five-member team of officers will focus on combating the increasing gang problem in Benton County.
Source: The News Tribune Date: June 29, 2011
Anti-gang program faces funding challenge (Durham, NC): When Duran Johnson first got in trouble with the law, a juvenile court judge sent him to Project Build. After he successfully completed his probation, officials invited him to continue attending the youth program.
Source: The Durham News Date: June 29, 2011
N.J. law enforcement increase efforts against rising gang activity across state (New Brunswick, NJ): State law enforcement authorities are mounting a coordinated response to rising gang activity in cities and suburbs, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said Tuesday.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: June 29, 2011
Gang activity a growing problem (Beaufort County, SC): Investigators said they think a 13 year old who was shot and killed by a friend was being recruited by a gang. It's activity that Sheriff P.J. Tanner says is an increasing problem in Beaufort County.
Source: WCSC 5 News Date: June 29, 2011
East Palo Alto police conducting gang sweeps (East Palo Alto, CA): East Palo Alto police officers are engaged in a new crackdown on gangs. Officers took to the streets to make parole and probation sweeps on Wednesday morning in the wake of the shooting death of a three-month-old baby.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: June 29, 2011
Teen shot after being confronted by gang member in north Wichita, police say (Wichita, KS) : A 15-year-old boy was shot early this morning in north Wichita, police said. Lt. Doug Nolte said the victim was walking with three other teenagers near the QuikTrip at 21st and North Arkansas.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: June 29, 2011
Law enforcement authorities arrest violent street gang members (Bridgeport, CT): Police arrested 32 people and seized weapons and drugs while serving search warrants in Bridgeport and Stratford early Wednesday. The warrants are tied to an investigation of violent street gangs in Bridgeport, which expanded to Stratford.
Source: The Bridgeport News Date: June 29, 2011
Baldwin Park police raid home of suspect in gang shooting (Baldwin Park, CA): Police on Wednesday raided the home of a suspected gang member who they believed narrowly missed killing a man when he fired off a shot inside a convenience store last week.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: June 29, 2011
IMPD gang unit arresting more juveniles in 2011 (Indianapolis, IN): The gang unit within the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has been arresting more people below the age of 18. It is an increase made evident over the last year.
Source: WXIN FOX 59 News Date: June 29, 2011
County combats suburban gang activity (Chesterfield County, VA): Bermuda District Supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle held a community meeting last Tuesday evening in the gymnasium of Harrowgate Elementary and had Chesterfield Police Det. Mark Haynes share with community members the county’s approach to combat suburban gang activity.
Source: Village News Date: June 29, 2011
Napans react to county gang commission (Napa, CA) : Although gangs in Napa have not been as predominant or visible as in the past, serious gang activity has been a problem for Napa for more than a decade.
Source: NapaPatch Date: June 29, 2011
SRPD responds to grand jury report on gangs (San Rafael, CA): Local law enforcement agencies should continue nighttime gang sweeps and create a local database to track gang members. So advised the Marin County civil grand jury in its recently published in-depth look at gang activity in Marin County.
Source: San Rafael News Pointer Date: June 29, 2011
Reputed gang member arrested in Venice park shooting that left two dead, one wounded (Venice, CA): A reputed gang member has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left two students dead and a boy wounded last week at a Venice park.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 29, 2011
Anti-gang and drug trafficking programs face steep budget cuts (Delano, CA): Programs like Bridges Career Development Academy could soon be seeing cuts. This anti-gang program helps troubled teens build a more promising future by helping them graduate from high school and teaching them job skills.
Source: KERO 23 News Date: June 29, 2011
Northampton County district attorney announces record $283,000 in drug money forfeitures (Easton, NJ): Forfeitures and seizures of cash, cars and real estate related to drug arrests last year in Northampton County totaled $283,000, the most in the county's history, District Attorney John Morganelli announced today.
Source: The Express-Times Date: June 29, 2011
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