Gang-Related News Articles
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Three injured in gang-related shootings (Salinas, CA): Two separate gang-related shootings Saturday night left three people injured, Salinas police said.
Source: KSBW 8 News Date: September 12, 2010
Suspected Santa Rosa gang member arrested for assaulting teen (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police arrested a suspected gang member Saturday night on charges he pulled a gun during a brawl and struck a teenager over the head with it.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: September 12, 2010
ACLU files motion against attempt to ban gang members from gathering (Ogden, UT): The American Civil Liberties Union came out against Ogden’s new anti-gang measure last week, saying it would be “heavy-handed” and ineffective to make it a crime for members of the Ogden Trece to gather in public.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 11, 2010
Man may have been beaten for not belonging to a gang (Lansing, MI): Four men stopped a young man Thursday in Lansing and asked whether he had a gang affiliation. When he replied no, the men tried to pistol whip him and possibly shot him, police said.
Source: Lansing State Journal Date: September 11, 2010
Lucky breaks as juvenile kept Latin Kings leader free (Milwaukee, WI): When it came to violent crime, Armando Barragan started young, shooting up a van of rival gang members at age 14 and, eight months later, attacking a Milwaukee police officer, trying to grab his gun.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: September 11, 2010
Seattle gang member sentenced to 2 1/2 years for selling crack coaine (Seattle, WA): A 25-year-old Seattle man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute. Kevin Frederick Coleman, also know as "Gusto," was targeted for federal prosecution in 2009.
Source: The News Tribune Date: September 11, 2010
Boiceville shooting suspects have gang ties, police say (Boiceville, NY): The two Kingston teens charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 20-year-old man have ties to the Bloods street gang, a state police official said on Friday.
Source: Daily Freeman Date: September 11, 2010
Bloods leader gets 50 years (Suffolk, VA): One of the top two leaders of the so-called Bounty Hunter Bloods/Nine Tech Gangster street gang was sentenced on Friday to 50 years in prison for his role in the gang.
Source: Suffolk News-Herald Date: September 11, 2010
Alleged gang members stuck by Operation Pitchfork (Boston, MA): A yearlong investigation into drug and gun trafficking culminated with the arrests of 10 alleged gang members on state and federal charges in a series of predawn raids in Lawrence and Haverhill yesterday.
Source: Eagle-Tribune Date: September 11, 2010
Downtown gang rumble leads to shooting arrest (Vancouver, WA): A 25-year-old Vancouver, Wash., man was arrested early Saturday morning after a shooting during a downtown Portland rumble between gang members.
Source: The Portland Tribune Date: September 11, 2010
LA gang member arrested in Granite Falls (Granite Falls, NC): Officers with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals Hornet's Nest Task Force arrested a man they said is member of a Los Angeles area gang.
Source: WBTV 3 News Date: September 11, 2010
Two gang members convicted of hate-crime murders (Los Angeles, CA): Two Latino gang members were convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in a hate-crime trial involving the deaths of a 14-year-old black girl and a potential witness in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 10, 2010
In Sarasota, an effort to rein in the gangs (Sarasota, FL): A four-year investigation has resulted in Sarasota police charging six members of a notorious street gang with racketeering, saying the members of Second Line were responsible for murders, robberies and home invasions on the city's north side.
Source: The Herald-Tribune Date: September 10, 2010
King City joins Salinas in first gang-related slaying arrests this year (Salinas, CA): A Greenfield teenager is behind bars following his arrest Wednesday on suspicion of fatally shooting a 25-year-old man earlier this year, King City police said.
Source: The Californian Date: September 10, 2010
Admitted gang member stabbed after fight in Seattle Thursday (Seattle, WA): The Seattle police said a self-described gang member was stabbed after he and another man got into an argument and were kicked out of a smoke shop in the 1500 block of Third Ave. Thursday evening.
Source: The News Tribune Date: September 10, 2010
Salinas anti-gang movement sets priorities (Salinas, CA): A Salinas grassroots effort to reduce gang violence set priorities Thursday night for achieving its six primary goals.
Source: The Californian Date: September 10, 2010
Suspect arrested in Reno High School stabbing, police suspect gang ties (Reno, NV): A 16-year-old remains in the Washoe County jail on a charge he tried to kill a fellow Reno High School student during a hallway stabbing that authorities said is gang motivated.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: September 10, 2010
Gang members charged with conspiracy murder (Santa Ana, CA): Four reputed members of a street gang in Orange were charged Thursday with gang-motivated conspiracy and special circumstances murder of a man during a botched drug sale.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 10, 2010
10 alleged SE gang members are indicted for additional crimes (Washington, DC): Ten alleged members of a Southeast Washington drug gang who have been jailed since March were accused of additional crimes Friday in a new indictment that charges three of them with killing three people, including a government witness.
Source: The Washington Post Date: September 10, 2010
Teen testifies he was attacked by Broderick Boys street gang (Sacramento, CA): A teenager testified Wednesday that he was hit in the head with a hammer at a West Sacramento park during an attack in March by members of the Broderick Boys street gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: September 9, 2010
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