Gang-Related News Articles
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Sweep rounds up 15 'Jackboyz' gang members (Belle Glade, FL): Before the sun rose over the Glades Wednesday morning, 15 gang members suspected of everything from drug dealing to murder were rounded up and hauled off to jail.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: November 10, 2010
Clash over drug, gang activity leaves one dead in Fort Worth (Fort Worth, TX): A fight about drug and gang activity in a Polytechnic neighborhood erupted into a gunfight Wednesday afternoon, fatally wounding a 20-year-old man, police reported.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: November 10, 2010
A huge web of gang crime (Minneapolis, MN): The four girls allegedly forced into prostitution by Somali gangs in Minneapolis were just a small part of a wide-ranging investigation into the gangs' alleged criminal enterprises.
Source: Star Tribune Date: November 10, 2010
Gang activity in Lancaster (Lancaster, PA): CBS 21 News told you last week about a new trend that shows violent crime is down, but gang activity is up. CBS 21 News' Jenni Joyce rode along with a Lancaster city police sergeant to see what they're noticing in terms of gang activity.
Source: WHP 21 News Date: November 10, 2010
18 people wanted by Oakland County Violent Gang task force (Pontiac, MI): Federal, state and local law enforcement officials are looking for 18 people in connection with a multi-city gang raid on Nov. 4 in Pontiac that netted 74 gang members from two competing factions.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: November 10, 2010
Teen among several possibly involved in gang-related incidents (Hamilton City, CA): The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is blaming a rash of crimes in Hamilton City over the weekend on criminal street gang activity.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record Date: November 9, 2010
Gangs tied to double slaying (Fort Wayne, IN): Gang activity played a role in a weekend shooting at a north-side club that left two men dead and another wounded, Fort Wayne police said Monday.
Source: The Journal Gazette Date: November 9, 2010
Agents arrest gang member (Tucson, AZ): Following is a rundown of activities that occurred over the past 48 hours within the Tucson Sector. This is only a thumbnail of each incident.
Source: The Herald Date: November 9, 2010
Man, 19, arrested in attack (Omaha, NE): Police arrested a 19-year-old Omaha man accused of shooting two men last month in what was described as a gang-related attack.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: November 9, 2010
16 arrests in eight-city Bay Area drug gang sweep (Fremont, CA): Police arrested 16 people in a series of raids Tuesday after an eight-month investigation of a drug gang suspected of committing a slew of violent crimes, including a daytime shooting near Fremont City Hall in September.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 9, 2010
Judiciary committee hears about G.I. gang issues (Omaha, NE): Gang-related offenses and violent crimes aren’t just Omaha problems, the Grand Island police chief and Hall County attorney told the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee during a public hearing on Tuesday in Grand Island.
Source: The Grand Island Independent Date: November 9, 2010
Community and Law Enforcement combat gang activity (Kinston, NC): Gang activity has been on the rise in Lenoir Country for more than 10 years and more than 100 people showed up in Kinston to find a way to deal with it.
Source: WNCT 9 News Date: November 9, 2010
Harris County to sue over gang activity in Haverstock Hills (Houston, TX): Harris County plans to unleash a new weapon against members of the Bloods and Crips gangs who have menaced a northeast Houston apartment complex, helping label it the region's most dangerous.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: November 9, 2010
16 arrests in eight-city Bay Area drug gang sweep (Fremont, CA): Police arrested 16 people in a series of raids Tuesday after an eight-month investigation of a drug gang suspected of committing a slew of violent crimes, including a daytime shooting near Fremont City Hall in September
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 9, 2010
Law enforcement takes aim at curbing teen prostitution (San Diego, CA): Local law enforcement officers who investigate human trafficking are seeing a disturbing number of cases involving teen girls who are being pimped by increasingly violent street gang members, a concern that has prompted officials to take aim at the prostitution problem.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: November 9, 2010
Weis: City crime is down for 22nd straight month (Chicago, IL): For the 22nd consecutive month, crime in Chicago decreased, according to statistics announced Sunday by Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 8, 2010
25-year-old woman, three juveniles arrested after gang melee caught on video (Merced, CA): Merced police say they've arrested a 25-year-old woman and three juveniles involved in an Oct. 21 fistfight caught on video.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: November 8, 2010
Battling gang influence (Long Beach, CA): Murders, assaults, extortion and intimidation and illegal drug and firearm trafficking - they're crimes most picture being carried out by organized crime syndicates.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: November 8, 2010
Governor Schwarzenegger launches Stockton’s sifts for guns program (Stockton, CA): Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined law enforcement officials in Stockton to launch the city’s first-ever Gifts for Guns program, which provides citizens with an incentive to surrender firearms that could potentially be stolen and used in a crime or to injure someone.
Source: Imperial Valley News Date: November 8, 2010
29 suspected Somali gang members indicted in sex-trafficking ring that included Nashville (Nashville, TN): Federal investigators on Monday indicted 29 suspected Somali gang members they say forced underage girls into prostitution here and in Minnesota in a large sex trafficking operation.
Source: The Tennessean Date: November 8, 2010
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