Gang-Related News Articles
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Street gangs on the rise (Saskatoon, SK): The best police tactic to fighting street crime and gangs, is to be on the street talking to gang members and the public. This from Detective Sgt Tyson Lavallee of the Saskatoon Street Gang Unit. Lavallee says in Saskatoon there are anywhere from 10 to 14 gangs that the Street Gang Unit is monitoring, and of those, there are 4 primary ones.
Source: Saskatoonhomepage.ca Date: August 23, 2011
Triple shooting leaves teen dead (Hemet, CA): A 17-year-old boy from Banning was killed Monday night in Hemet and two others were wounded in what police are calling another gang-related shooting in a notorious problem area within the city.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: August 23, 2011
School board to discuss gang prevention (San Bruno, CA): Gang prevention will be the topic of discussion at Wednesday’s special meeting for the San Bruno Park School District board. Board President Jennifer Blanco called for the discussion, saying that the triple homicide in South San Francisco last December and random gang activity in San Bruno had led her to believe that a more measured approach to violence prevention is needed.
Source: SanBrunoPatch Date: August 23, 2011
More charges against two teens in Suffolk gang investigation (Suffolk, VA): 18-year old Aaron Green and 18-year old Quashawn House are charged with assault, drugs, guns and gang paraphernalia possession.
Source: WVEC 13 News Date: August 23, 2011
Fatal shooting at Antioch party started with uninvited gang members (Antioch, CA): A weekend shooting that killed an Oakley teen was sparked by a group of gang members who crashed a birthday party and believed the victim was part of a rival group, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: August 22, 2011
Catfish Club tackles gang violence at luncheon (San Diego, CA): Nearly three years ago, college-bound Lincoln High School senior Monique Palmer was gunned down in a gang-related shooting as she walked home from a house party in southeastern San Diego.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: August 22, 2011
Police investigate gang-related killing at Pontoon Beach restaurant (St. Louis, MO): Police say a fatal shooting at a Mexican Restaurant over the weekend was gang-related.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Date: August 22, 2011
Albany gang indictment unsealed (Albany, GA): Albany and Dougherty County Law enforcers continue to hunt for wanted Crips gang members. Dozens of local, state, and federal officers started a roundup Friday. The indictment of 55 gang members was unsealed Monday.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: August 22, 2011
Gang graffiti in neighborhood of drive-by shooting (Half Moon Bay, CA): Half Moon Bay Patch has just obtained photos from a graffiti-tagged fence not far from the scene of a gang-related shooting in the Arleta Park neighborhood on the afternoon of August 14.
Source: HalfMoonBayPatch Date: August 22, 2011
Teachers schooled on local gangs (Rochester, NY): Teachers, school safety officers and other school workers are spending this week in class, learning how to recognize and prevent gang activity.
Source: WHAM 13 News Date: August 22, 2011
Gang member wanted on attempted murder charge arrested (Yuma, AZ): A Somerton man who was being sought by the Yuma County Sheriff's Office on attempted murder and other weapons-related charges in connection to a shooting late last month was apprehended at the U.S. Port of Entry at San Luis, Ariz., early Monday morning as he tried to re-enter the U.S. from Mexico.
Source: The Yuma Sun Date: August 22, 2011
Officers gang up on gangs (Highland, CA): Almost 100 officers from several jurisdictions joined Highland Police Friday evening to take gang members off the streets. The operation began with coordinated raids at two apartment complexes near the intersection of Base Line and McKinley Street.
Source: Highland Community News Date: August 22, 2011
Gunfire in Pasco leads to arrest of 13-year-old, others (Pasco, WA): Four males, ages 13 to 27, are in police custody this morning after shots were fired Sunday night in Pasco. Pasco police say the incident, which included a fight at a second location, is gang related.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: August 22, 2011
Lower Mainland gang member busted in Nanaimo (Nanaimo, BC): Nanaimo Mounties nabbed a member of the Dahk gang along with two other suspects on the weekend. The arrests happened after members stopped a grey 2008 Acura, southbound on the Island Highway near Victoria Road at about 12:30 p.m.
Source: Nanaimo News Bulletin Date: August 22, 2011
Gangs linked to June shooting on RTD bus in Denver (Denver, CO): Gang violence didn't soar with the heat this summer the way it did in 1993's "summer of violence," but a June shooting incident on an RTD bus is a clear indication that gangs remain a problem.
Source: The Denver Post Date: August 21, 2011
Southie neighbors muscle in on gym for gang members (Boston, MA): Neighborhood anger is boiling over in South Boston about a weight-lifting center that was initially billed as catering to the city’s "most influential" gang members and at-risk youth as residents fight to bar the controversial gym after the last-minute news of its opening.
Source: Boston Herald Date: August 21, 2011
Gang sweep silences Crips but questions loom (Riverside, CA): Riverside police say they've now arrested 38 people in connection with a sweep targeting the 1200 Bloc Crips street gang, a move they hope will help quiet the city's Eastside after 20 years of violence.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: August 21, 2011
Police search for gunmen in fatal North Hollywood shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles police on Sunday sought suspects in the fatal shooting of two men and the wounding of a third in a gang-related attack at a party in North Hollywood.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: August 21, 2011
Mom, daughter caught in middle of Watts gang shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A mother and her teenage daughter were shot in front of their own house, and police say they are innocent victims of a gang shooting.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: August 21, 2011
Gang links suspected in prison killing (Edmonton, AB): An inmate at the maximumsecurity Edmonton Institution died from several stab wounds, an autopsy has found. Both inmates had a history of gang affiliations in Saskatchewan. Montgrand was a member of the Scorpion Brothers and the other man is a member of the Terror Squad.
Source: Edmonton Journal Date: August 19, 2011
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