Gang-Related News Articles
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NDP says not enough being done to combat gang activity (Victoria, BC): The BC government says hundreds of gangsters and associates are facing numerous charges thanks to police crackdowns. But the NDP is demanding that more is done to combat gang crime.
Source: News1130 Date: December 14, 2010
Girl shot in east Salinas (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old girl was shot in the arm Sunday in what Salinas Police are calling a gang related shooting.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: December 13, 2010
Four inmates charged with conspiring to kill gang leader (Tacoma, WA): In what it calls a crackdown on gang activity, Pierce County prosecutors have charged four alleged gang members with conspiring to kill their former leader from their prison cells.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: December 13, 2010
B.C. bloodshed garners international attention (Vancouver, BC): Vancouver is known for its scenic beauty and high standard of living. But in recent years, the city has been making headlines for less enviable reasons. Street gangs have sparked a wave of violence that has left dozens of people dead.
Source: Global Lethbridge Date: December 13, 2010
Cost of gang sweep hard to quantify (Indio, CA): Once Operation Eastern Encore ended midday Tuesday, authorities immediately announced the historic Indio operation's results.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: December 12, 2010
Gang members, officers exchange gunfire in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Two gang members were fighting for their lives late Saturday after a shootout with gang task force officers in East Salinas, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: December 12, 2010
10 wounded in gang shootout (Vancouver, BC): A brazen early morning shooting sent 10 people to hospital, including two in critical condition, Vancouver police said.
Source: Winnipeg Sun Date: December 12, 2010
Gang moms and dads sent to parenting classes (Los Angeles, CA): It's a Saturday morning and a half-dozen adults are sitting in a high school classroom, staring at grim photos of sickly drug addicts and hearing about the deadly consequences of gang crime.
Source: The Associated Press Date: December 12, 2010
Rise in gang violence not behind recent spate of shootings, say cops (Calgary, AB): Despite a spate of recent shootings, including a home riddled with bullets early Sunday, the head of the Calgary police organized crime section says gang violence is not on the rise.
Source: Calgary Sun Date: December 12, 2010
Gang fight leads to four arrests (San Rafael, CA): Four San Rafael residents were arrested Friday evening at about 9 p.m. following what police are calling a gang-related fight.
Source: SanRafaelPatch Date: December 12, 2010
Two hurt in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): An Asian man walked up to a black man and woman in their early 20s at about 1 a.m. on Sunday, gave what police called a "gang challenge" and fired several rounds from a hand gun. The incident occurred on Cord Lane in Mira Mesa.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: December 12, 2010
Leaders hope gang operations send message (Chattanooga, TN): An early Friday morning roundup of suspected gang members is part of a continuing effort by Chattanooga police to disrupt and dismantle gang activity in the city.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: December 11, 2010
Judge bars gang members from apartment complex (Houston, TX): A Harris County judge on Friday granted a first-ever temporary injunction against 28 alleged gang members, banning them from entering a northeast Harris County apartment complex plagued by drugs and violence.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: December 11, 2010
Suspected gang member arrested in South Ogden after shots fired at motorist (South Ogden, UT): A suspected gang member fired a shot from a vehicle that grazed the chin of another driver on U.S. 89 Saturday morning, police said.
Source: Deseret News Date: December 11, 2010
Latin Kings leader sentenced to over 20 years in prison for racketeering (Washington, DC): Francisco Ortiz, a/k/a Francis Gabriel Ortis, Pone, and King Pone, age 26, of Rockville, Maryland, was sentenced yesterday to 21 years and 8 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise, in connection with his gang activities as a member and leader of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (Latin Kings).
Source: Examiner Date: December 11, 2010
Holland Township man arrested in alleged gang-related activity (Holland Township, MI): An 18-year-old man is facing felonious assault charges in Ottawa County after police say he cut another teenager with a knife in an gang-related assault on Thursday afternoon.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press Date: December 11, 2010
Authorities mum on details in gang arrests (Grand Island, NE): It has been nearly a month since 14 gang members were arrested in Grand Island by a FBI Safe Streets Task Force and the publicly released details of the crimes are still scarce.
Source: The Grand Island Independent Date: December 11, 2010
New B.C. anti-gang law will make it mandatory for health workers to report gunshot, stabbing injuries (Vancouver, BC): A new law that goes into effect early next year will require all health-care practitioners to report gunshot and stab wounds to police.
Source: The Province Date: December 11, 2010
Poster spread anti-gang message at schools (Kamloops, BC): Shocking headlines about gang violence in the Lower Mainland has prompted Kamloops RCMP to take a proactive approach to preventing a similar problem here.
Source: The Kamloops Daily News Date: December 10, 2010
Study: Gang problem can be solved by joint effort (Greensboro, NC): Tackling the problem of gangs will require the effort of parents, schools, police and various community organizations working together, according to a recent study by UNCG researchers.
Source: News & Record Date: December 10, 2010
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