Gang-Related News Articles
Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.
A huge web of gang crime (Minneapolis, MN): The four girls allegedly forced into prostitution by Somali gangs in Minneapolis were just a small part of a wide-ranging investigation into the gangs' alleged criminal enterprises.
Source: Star Tribune Date: November 10, 2010
Gang activity in Lancaster (Lancaster, PA): CBS 21 News told you last week about a new trend that shows violent crime is down, but gang activity is up. CBS 21 News' Jenni Joyce rode along with a Lancaster city police sergeant to see what they're noticing in terms of gang activity.
Source: WHP 21 News Date: November 10, 2010
18 people wanted by Oakland County Violent Gang task force (Pontiac, MI): Federal, state and local law enforcement officials are looking for 18 people in connection with a multi-city gang raid on Nov. 4 in Pontiac that netted 74 gang members from two competing factions.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: November 10, 2010
Teen among several possibly involved in gang-related incidents (Hamilton City, CA): The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is blaming a rash of crimes in Hamilton City over the weekend on criminal street gang activity.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record Date: November 9, 2010
Gangs tied to double slaying (Fort Wayne, IN): Gang activity played a role in a weekend shooting at a north-side club that left two men dead and another wounded, Fort Wayne police said Monday.
Source: The Journal Gazette Date: November 9, 2010
Agents arrest gang member (Tucson, AZ): Following is a rundown of activities that occurred over the past 48 hours within the Tucson Sector. This is only a thumbnail of each incident.
Source: The Herald Date: November 9, 2010
Man, 19, arrested in attack (Omaha, NE): Police arrested a 19-year-old Omaha man accused of shooting two men last month in what was described as a gang-related attack.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: November 9, 2010
16 arrests in eight-city Bay Area drug gang sweep (Fremont, CA): Police arrested 16 people in a series of raids Tuesday after an eight-month investigation of a drug gang suspected of committing a slew of violent crimes, including a daytime shooting near Fremont City Hall in September.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 9, 2010
Judiciary committee hears about G.I. gang issues (Omaha, NE): Gang-related offenses and violent crimes aren’t just Omaha problems, the Grand Island police chief and Hall County attorney told the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee during a public hearing on Tuesday in Grand Island.
Source: The Grand Island Independent Date: November 9, 2010
Community and Law Enforcement combat gang activity (Kinston, NC): Gang activity has been on the rise in Lenoir Country for more than 10 years and more than 100 people showed up in Kinston to find a way to deal with it.
Source: WNCT 9 News Date: November 9, 2010
Harris County to sue over gang activity in Haverstock Hills (Houston, TX): Harris County plans to unleash a new weapon against members of the Bloods and Crips gangs who have menaced a northeast Houston apartment complex, helping label it the region's most dangerous.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: November 9, 2010
16 arrests in eight-city Bay Area drug gang sweep (Fremont, CA): Police arrested 16 people in a series of raids Tuesday after an eight-month investigation of a drug gang suspected of committing a slew of violent crimes, including a daytime shooting near Fremont City Hall in September
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 9, 2010
Law enforcement takes aim at curbing teen prostitution (San Diego, CA): Local law enforcement officers who investigate human trafficking are seeing a disturbing number of cases involving teen girls who are being pimped by increasingly violent street gang members, a concern that has prompted officials to take aim at the prostitution problem.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: November 9, 2010
Weis: City crime is down for 22nd straight month (Chicago, IL): For the 22nd consecutive month, crime in Chicago decreased, according to statistics announced Sunday by Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 8, 2010
25-year-old woman, three juveniles arrested after gang melee caught on video (Merced, CA): Merced police say they've arrested a 25-year-old woman and three juveniles involved in an Oct. 21 fistfight caught on video.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: November 8, 2010
Battling gang influence (Long Beach, CA): Murders, assaults, extortion and intimidation and illegal drug and firearm trafficking - they're crimes most picture being carried out by organized crime syndicates.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: November 8, 2010
Governor Schwarzenegger launches Stockton’s sifts for guns program (Stockton, CA): Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined law enforcement officials in Stockton to launch the city’s first-ever Gifts for Guns program, which provides citizens with an incentive to surrender firearms that could potentially be stolen and used in a crime or to injure someone.
Source: Imperial Valley News Date: November 8, 2010
29 suspected Somali gang members indicted in sex-trafficking ring that included Nashville (Nashville, TN): Federal investigators on Monday indicted 29 suspected Somali gang members they say forced underage girls into prostitution here and in Minnesota in a large sex trafficking operation.
Source: The Tennessean Date: November 8, 2010
Long Beach details new anti-gang injunction (Long Beach, CA): Gangs in Long Beach are operating on a sophisticated level. Investigators say bigger operators have now taken over. Their crime is quieter, but much more lucrative.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: November 8, 2010
Albany introduces new anti-gang initiative (Albany, NY): There is a new program in Albany aiming to keep children away from gangs and out of jail. The "LEAD" program, as it's called, was announced Monday by the U.S. Attorney and 19 other agencies, including Albany police, the mayor's office, and the DA.
Source: WTEN News 10 Date: November 8, 2010
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