Gang-Related News Articles
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Gangs no longer the ‘g-word’ in Brockton (Brockton, MA): City officials used to call bands of criminals other names – but no longer. In March 2000, responding to a rash of drug-related gunfights, former Police Chief Paul Studenski said the violence in the city "appears to be a problem between two groups of associates."
Source: The Enterprise Date: September 26, 2010
Springfield teen says he was attacked by 37 men on "gang turf" (Springfield, OH): A Springfield teenager told police that he was assaulted Friday by roughly 37 unknown people while he was walking home from a football game.
Source: WHIO News Date: September 26, 2010
Gilroy teen stabbed in gang-related attack (Gilroy, CA): The teenage victim of a stabbing and beating in Gilroy Friday night is expected to survive. Police say the 14-year-old boy was walking with friends on Stoney Court around 6pm when a car pulled up alongside him and asked his gang affiliation.
Source: KLIV News Date: September 26, 2010
Mount Prospect police forms first gang unit (Mount Prospect, IL): When Mount Prospect residents fill out their yearly survey for the police department, their top concern almost always is traffic. Not this year. This year traffic took a back seat to gang activity, said Chief John Dahlberg, adding that he wasn't surprised.
Source: Daily Herald Date: September 25, 2010
Cops: Shooting is gang-related (Plains Township, PA): The shooting of a man outside a nightclub in June was an act of retaliation involving two rival gang members, according to charges filed.
Source: The Times Leader Date: September 25, 2010
Gilroy: Police investigate gang-related stabbing (Gilroy, CA): Police are investigating a gang-related stabbing in Gilroy Friday night involving a teenage boy. The stabbing occurred around 6 p.m. in the 500 block of Stoney Court, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: September 25, 2010
Gang numbers rising (Regina, SK): The number of Saskatchewan-based gang members increased during the past five years -- and more are likely to be recruited unless society starts doing more to help those most at risk, attendees at the 2010 Western Canada Gang Conference were told Friday.
Source: Regina Leader-Post Date: September 25, 2010
Vancouver drug gangs move north to Prince George — bringing crack, casualties and chaos (Prince George, BC): Members of the Uniformed Gang Task Force approach a drug addict as they cruise the crack-shack infested neighbourhood known as the Hood.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: September 25, 2010
More Utahns blame gangs for community ills (Salt Lake City, UT): A growing number of people believe that gangs are a key element of Utah’s crime problem, according a state survey released Thursday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 24, 2010
Cyberspace enlisted in war on area gangs (Houston, TX): The fight against Houston-area gang members moved into cyberspace Thursday, as 15 law enforcement agencies fired up a website to allow citizens to provide anonymous information on gang members.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 24, 2010
Two Tacoma gang members charged in East Side slaying of young woman (Tacoma, WA): They wanted revenge, and they weren’t picky. Members of an East Side gang intended to strike back against another gang for a shooting that had wounded one of the East Siders, Tacoma police and Pierce County prosecutors believe.
Source: The News Tribune Date: September 24, 2010
Officer involved shooting in Fresno (Fresno, CA): There was an officer involved shooting early Friday morning in Central Fresno. The incident started around Cedar and Olive Avenues, when a 25-year-old Bulldog gang member on a bicycle was sported by a Fresno Police Officer, who said the man was behaving suspiciously.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: September 24, 2010
Chicago mom killed in gang crossfire (Chicago, IL): A shooting has claimed the life of a Chicago mother. Police say Alexia Teague was caught in gang crossfire.
Source: WLS 7 News Date: September 24, 2010
East Valley crimefighting center gets grant (Mesa, AZ): With resources tight and extra dollars a luxury, Southeast Valley law-enforcement agencies are breathing a little easier after being awarded $248,000 toward a joint intelligence-gathering center.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: September 24, 2010
41 charged with drug and corruption charges in Albany (Albany, NY): Forty-one people face corruption and drug-dealing charges after a seven-month investigation by New York's Organized Crime Task Force.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: September 23, 2010
Arrests target gang on West Side (Buffalo, NY): When gunfire crackles in the night on Buffalo's West Side, police say, they often find members or associates of the notorious Tenth Street gang are behind it.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: September 23, 2010
Pair arrested after gang-related shooting in Fremont (Fremont, CA): Two men have been arrested and two others detained for questioning after a daytime gang-related shooting near City Hall, police said.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: September 23, 2010
More members of BOE street gang arrested in Hall Co. (Gainesville, GA): Two Gainesville men, described by authorities as known gang members, face a number of gang-related charges including spray-painting gang graffiti in four places around town.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: September 23, 2010
Attorneys for targets of Ogden gang injunction file motions (Ogden, UT): Attorneys for targets of the pending injunction against Ogden Trece have filed formal motions in response to the attempt to shut down the gang.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: September 23, 2010
Authorities charge 35 in Hartford gang sweep (Hartford, CT): An investigation into neighborhood street gangs operating in Hartford's North End has led to federal drug and weapons charges against 35 people.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: September 23, 2010
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