Gang-Related News Articles
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Police arrest two Mokena teens for 'wannabe' gang graffiti (Mokena, IL) : The culprits behind several incidents of pseudo-gang-related graffiti turned out to be suburban poseur teens. Police arrested two Mokena boys – one 16, one 13 – for spray painting a nonsensical array of six-pointed stars, pitchforks and other insignia of Folk's Nation gangs along houses on Aileen and Fiona avenues near the Metra tracks on two separate weekends this month.
Source: MokenaPatch Date: June 30, 2011
FBI-LAPD task force cracks down on major east valley gang (Los Angeles, CA) : A task force comprised of FBI agents and LAPD officers arrested and charged 14 of 18 individuals today in the northeast San Fernando Valley for their roles in a narcotics distribution network and the illegal sales of firearms.
Source: ChatsworthPatch Date: June 30, 2011
City of Toledo creates Youth Engagement Program (Toledo, OH): Gang violence on Toledo streets is prompting the city of Toledo to take action. In an attempt to keep young people out of trouble, the city of Toledo has created a Youth Engagement Program.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News Date: June 30, 2011
Reputed gangster charged in Venice double-murder case (Venice, CA): A reputed gang member accused of fatally shooting two men at a Venice park was charged today with capital murder and other crimes.
Source: KTTV FOX 11 News Date: June 30, 2011
Two arrested in attack on teen in La Mesa (La Mesa, CA): Two gang members have been arrested in connection with a Monday robbery during which a young tourist was shot in the head, La Mesa police said Thursday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: June 30, 2011
Sioux City man charged in gang-related disturbance (Sioux City, IA): Police have charged another person in connection with a gang-related disturbance at a home near downtown Sioux City.
Source: Sioux City Journal Date: June 30, 2011
Nine alleged gang members arrested, two still missing in Allapattah (Miami, FL) : The FBI and Miami police are still looking for two suspects in connection to gang related activity in Miami.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: June 30, 2011
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
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