Gang-Related News Articles
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28 immigrants with ties to gangs arrested (New Orleans, LA): Twenty-eight people with ties to the MS-13 and Latin Kings gangs were arrested and several will be deported after a three-day operation, immigration officials said.
Source: WDSU News Date: September 23, 2010
Southeast Valley police crackdown yields 63 arrests (Mesa, AZ): Thirteen years on the Mesa police force have given Detective Frailan Young a keen sense of the city's criminal underbelly.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: September 23, 2010
Feds describe gang activity in Brockton (Brockton, MA): A city councilor was surprised that federal law enforcement authorities had stated outright that there are organized gangs in the city of Brockton.
Source: The Enterprise Date: September 22, 2010
Deadly robbery angers gangster (Omaha, NE): He's an OG -- an Original Gangster -- who says he lives by a code as timeless as the tattoo singed along his eyebrow. When gang members "put some work in," they go after rival gang bangers, the gang leader said.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: September 22, 2010
Three Bloods gangsters among five arrested in Trenton roundup (Trenton, NJ): Three men specifically noted by officials as gang members were arrested along with two others on a number of outstanding warrants yesterday, with most of the charges stemming from drug-related offenses.
Source: The Trentonian Date: September 22, 2010
Police target schools in gang crackdown (Las Cruces, NM): "Busted!" the driver of the red Mazda yelled at his classmates, who were grumpily sitting on the sidewalk as detectives rummaged through the clutter in their car, just a third of a mile from Mayfield High School.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News Date: September 22, 2010
Calif. gang accused in sham marriage scam (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities have arrested 18 people in a probe into a Southern California street gang accused of drug trafficking and arranging fake marriages to obtain green cards for immigrants
Source: The Associated Press Date: September 22, 2010
Yazoo City Police see a rise in juvenile street gangs (Yazoo City, MS): Yazoo City Police say they are seeing a rise in juvenile street gangs. They say a lot of the gangs start off as neighborhood cliques but members then commit crimes such as burglary, theft, and assault.
Source: WJTV 12 News Date: September 22, 2010
Gang members arrested in connection with violent crimes (Santa Ana, CA): Police arrested eight members of a Santa Ana street gang while serving search warrants obtained in connection with a rash of gang-related crimes in recent months, including a shooting and an assault with a deadly weapon.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 22, 2010
Two reported gang members arrested (Redding, CA): A 19-year-old Redding man was arrested today after reportedly threatening a rival gang member and his girlfriend outside the Shasta County Probation Office.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight Date: September 22, 2010
18 held in Asian gang probe (Los Angeles County, CA): Authorities targeting a San Gabriel Valley-based Asian crime syndicate arrested 18 people Wednesday indicted on drug trafficking and international marriage-fraud charges.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: September 22, 2010
Five alleged gang members arrested at WHHS (Oakwood, GA): Five alleged gang members were arrested at West Hall High School Monday after a birthday celebration for one of them got out of hand.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: September 21, 2010
Visalia City Council awards $160,000 in grants to nonprofit groups (Visalia, CA): The Visalia City Council on Monday awarded $160,000 in grants to 25 nonprofit organizations, with 90 percent of the funds earmarked for anti-gang youth programs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: September 21, 2010
Suspected Crips gang members rounded up in "Operation Cripland" (Denver, CO): Eleven Crips gang members or associates were arrested early Monday in the third phase of a joint federal and local crackdown on Crips street gang members in the Denver area, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Denver.
Source: The Denver Post Date: September 21, 2010
Gang members exchange gunfire in Fremont (Fremont, CA): Two groups of rival gang members opened fire on each other Tuesday, just a block from the Fremont Hall of Justice, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: September 21, 2010
Leaving gang tough but doable (Stockton, CA): Friends of Rin Ros have said that for months before his death he talked about moving to Florida to live with cousins. The 14-year-old wanted to get away, to start fresh someplace new, they said.
Source: The Record Date: September 20, 2010
Gangs and drugs task force set goals for the next year (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): Local advocates urged the West End Gangs and Drug Task Force on Monday to take a broader, comprehensive approach to combat increased youth substance abuse and gang violence in San Bernardino County.
Source: The Sun Date: September 20, 2010
Gang in S.B. Mynisha shooting accused of wounding another girl (San Bernardino, CA): A San Bernardino gang that killed an 11-year-old girl in 2005 is now suspected in a Las Vegas robbery where a woman was killed and her 12-year-old daughter gravely wounded.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: September 20, 2010
Pittsburg man killed, two hurt in shooting in (Pittsburg, CA): A man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting in Pittsburg, police said Sunday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: September 19, 2010
San Jose police union pushes for restoration of elite anti-gang unit (San Jose, CA): Trying to generate public pressure to force City Hall to reverse its decision, San Jose's police union Sunday lambasted Mayor Chuck Reed and the City Council for disbanding an elite anti-gang unit.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: September 19, 2010
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