Gang-Related News Articles
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Orland Park police chief joins multi-jurisdictional gang crime prevention unit (Orland Park, IL): Orland Park officials Monday authorized Chief Tim McCarthy to participate in Cook County Sheriff’s gang crimes program focusing on the south and southwestern suburbs.
Source: TribLocal Date: November 2, 2010
Marlboro County gang member sentenced on federal drug charge (Florence, SC): The last member of a street gang responsible for violent crimes in Marlboro County and parts of North Carolina has been sentenced on a federal drug charge, according to a Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Source: WBTW News 13 Date: November 2, 2010
Trece injunction remains in force as courts hear case (Ogden, UT): The Utah Supreme Court's refusal to block an injunction labeling Ogden's oldest street gang a public nuisance is only the first of many hearings still expected to challenge it.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: November 2, 2010
Latin Kings file federal Civil Rights complaint against Greensboro police (Greensboro, SC): The local faction of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queens street gang has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the Greensboro Police Department, that alleges officers have violated their civil rights.
Source: News & Record Date: November 2, 2010
Shootings kill two gang members (San Bernardino, CA): Two San Bernardino gang members were killed this week during unrelated shootings, the latest occurring Tuesday when a fleeing parolee was shot by a police officer while holding a gun, officials say.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: November 2, 2010
Man stabbed in suspected gang-related incident (San Jose, CA): A young man suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in San Jose this evening in what appears to be a gang-related incident, a police spokesman said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 1, 2010
Community Council combating gang violence in Walla Walla (Walla Walla, WA): Gang violence is a growing problem in Walla Walla now city leaders are working to reduce the violence. The public went to the Community Council and saying something needs to be done.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: November 1, 2010
Potrero Hill shooting that injured two adults, one child, gang-related (San Francisco, CA): Police investigating a Sunday night shooting in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood have declared the crime - which wounded three victims, including a 3-year-old girl - as gang-related, a San Francisco police spokesman said.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal Date: November 1, 2010
15-year-old shot, killed in SB; 18-year-old wounded (San Bernardino, CA): A 15-year-old San Bernardino boy died and another teen was wounded in a gang-related shooting Sunday afternoon on the city's Westside.
Source: The Sun Date: November 1, 2010
Five wounded, two arrested in Hollywood shootings (Hollywood, CA): Five people were wounded and two suspects were arrested in two gang-related shootings that kept police busy in Hollywood much of the early morning hours, a police officer said.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: November 1, 2010
Teen injured in Kennewick shooting (Kennewick, WA): A 15 year old boy was hospitalized after a what police are calling a gang-related shooting in Kennewick Sunday night
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: November 1, 2010
Three arrested in latest South Monterey County gang sweep (Soledad, CA): South Monterey County’s latest gang sweep – the fifth suppression operation in three months – netted three arrests.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 1, 2010
As violent crime drops, gang ranks swell 25% (Washington, DC): Gang membership, a traditional trigger for violent crime, is rising even as murder and other violent crime have declined substantially in much of the USA.
Source: USA Today Date: October 31, 2010
Crime falls 40% in neighborhoods with Summer Night Lights program (Los Angeles, CA): Serious gang-related crime has tumbled 40% over the last three years in the troubled neighborhoods surrounding the sites of Summer Night Lights, Los Angeles' park program designed to curb violence, newly assembled police data show.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: October 31, 2010
Fugitives arrested, including known gang members (Trenton, NJ): Authorities with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office on Friday announced the arrests of several wanted fugitives, including known gang members and a sex offender.
Source: The Times Date: October 31, 2010
Murder trial a window into vicious Atlanta gang (Atlanta, GA): The long weekend of terror started brazenly: Nine Trey Blood members rolled up to a home, leapt onto the front porch and stabbed two men after one refused to let his girlfriend leave with the group.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: October 31, 2010
Police warning extended as four shot and wounded in Gastown (Vancouver, BC): An unprecedented warning by Vancouver police of a "high probability" of gang violence this past weekend has been given an open-ended extension after four people were shot and wounded Sunday morning on the sidewalks of Gastown.
Source: The Globe and Mail Date: October 31, 2010
Milwaukee police crack down on local gang activity (Milwaukee, WI): Milwaukee police say a monthslong effort to break up gang activity has resulted in almost 150 arrests and the seizure of 32 guns and a grenade launcher.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 30, 2010
Gang-related domestic violence on rise for women in Poconos (Monroe County, PA): The number of women linked to gangs in Monroe County is increasing, and so is the abuse they suffer as a result of their affiliation, said Jennifer Grube, executive director of Women's Resources of Monroe County.
Source: Pocono Record Date: October 30, 2010
Escape via injunction? Gang unit seeing unexpected benefits (Ogden, UT): Ogden police are being asked to use the Trece gang injunction in ways they never thought of, such as parents asking them to serve the injunction on their kids to keep them away from the gang. Or gang members using it to get out of Trece.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: October 30, 2010
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