Gang-Related News Articles
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Police arrest dozens of gang members (Chicago, IL): The killing of the 18-year-old high school student was like so many shootings in Chicago — the alleged work of a gang enforcer armed with a gun and a grudge.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 26, 2010
Monterey County educators gather on gangs (Monterey County, CA): In the wake of gang violence and homicides that increasingly are involving younger teenagers, a group of about 70 Monterey County educators gathered Monday night to learn more about how to keep kids out of gangs.
Source: The Californian Date: October 26, 2010
Gang activity high in Houston (Houston, TX): Gang problems are not unusual in Houston. But you may be surprised to find that if there is a gang in Texas, they have a presence in the Bayou City. In fact, according to the National Gang Threat Assessment Group, Houston has more gang members than any other city in the Lone Star State.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News Date: October 26, 2010
Violent crimes continue to rise, majority gang-related (Yakima, WA): You might be a little nervous after hearing there have been 13 murders in Yakima so far this year. But Action News researched violent crimes, and found avoiding trouble and keeping your family safe, isn't as hard as you may think.
Source: KIMA News Date: October 26, 2010
14-year-old suspected gang member arrested after shots fired on Benson High's steps (Portland, OR): A 14-year-old Portland boy sits in juvenile detention accused of attempted murder stemming from last week's shooting on the front steps of Benson High School.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 26, 2010
11 arrests tied to Reedley-area gang killings (Reedley, CA): Eleven people were arrested Tuesday in connection with five gang-related killings in the Reedley area, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 26, 2010
Gang violence in Calgary declined since 2008: Statistics Canada (: Gang-related homicides declined across Canada in 2009, according to a report issued today by Statistics Canada -- and Calgary was in keeping with the trend as a war between two rival gangs cooled off.
Source: Calgary Herald Date: October 26, 2010
Man with documented Sureño gang ties shot in the back on Eastside (Lodi, CA): A documented member of the Sureño street gang was shot in the back as he rode a bicycle along South Washington Street late Saturday night.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: October 25, 2010
More than 20 arrested in parole, probation sweeps in north county (Tulare County, CA): The Tulare County Sheriff's Department says it made more than 20 arrests when it conducted parole and probation sweeps across the northern county last week.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: October 25, 2010
Man hit with bullet in suspected Altadena gang-related shooting (Altadena, CA): A man was shot in the hand Friday night in what is believed to have been a gang-related shooting, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: October 25, 2010
Chicago police make good on gang warning (Chicago, IL): Anthony Carter, 18, was gunned down in his West Garfield Park neighborhood in a burst of shots heard by his grandmother as she walked home from a store on Aug. 31 just after midnight.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 25, 2010
Utah Supreme Court hears arguments on Ogden gang injunction (Ogden, UT): The Utah Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on a controversial anti-gang injunction as attorneys representing men believed to have ties to the gang asked the high court to halt enforcement of the injunction until it can rule whether it is constitutional.
Source: Deseret News Date: October 25, 2010
Convicts face more than 38 years for gang shooting (Yakima, WA): Thanks to a new, tougher anti-gang law, three Sunnyside men each face possible prison sentences of more than the minimum 38 years for their roles in a drive-by shooting last year that nearly paralyzed a gang rival.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: October 25, 2010
Schools hold training on gang prevention, bullying (Monterey County, CA): Each year, elected officials of all school boards in Monterey County submit a list of topics they'd like to see the Office of Education cover. This year, not surprisingly, gangs in the schools re-emerged as a top concern.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: October 25, 2010
Two more sentenced in Crips crackdown (Olympia, WA): Two more men accused in a crackdown on alleged members of the Hilltop Crips street gang have been sentenced to prison while a third man arrested in the crackdown had his case dismissed.
Source: The Olympian Date: October 24, 2010
Teens indicted in Portland gang shooting (Vancouver, WA): Two teens believed to be gang members have been indicted in Multnomah County on attempted murder and other charges for a drive-by shooting in Portland.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: October 22, 2010
Teen shootings spike (Worcester, MA): As investigators continue to pursue leads on two separate shootings over the weekend that wounded five people, authorities are increasingly troubled by the ages of the people involved.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette Date: October 22, 2010
Task force on verge of major gang bust involving at least 15 homicides (Flint, MI): Police say they are on the verge of solving up to 20 gang related homicides — which could lead to one of the area’s largest violent crime busts ever seen.
Source: The Flint Journal Date: October 22, 2010
Granville GAIN is conducting countywide public gang survey (Oxford, NC): The Granville Gang Assessment and Improvement Network -- Granville GAIN -- is continuing its efforts to conduct a comprehensive, countywide study of gangs and gang activity through a strategic assessment process.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: October 22, 2010
Former West Vancouver gang member jailed for gun offences (Vancouver, BC): A former Red Scorpions gang member with a violent criminal past has been sent to jail for three years by a Supreme Court judge after pleading guilty to three gun offences.
Source: North Shore News Date: October 22, 2010
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