Gang-Related News Articles
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Summer soccer program aimed at gang and drug prevention (Outlook, WA): As the school year comes to an end, some areas are expecting to see an increase in gang activity. In many cases communities find themselves with young people who a lot of time on their hands and not many people watching how they spend that time.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: May 31, 2011
Chaos uptown leaves one dead (Charlotte, NC): One person was fatally shot and another wounded early Sunday after several hours of trouble in uptown Charlotte that ended with police in riot gear trying to break up crowds and making 70 arrests.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: May 30, 2011
San Jose police identify 35-year-old mom killed in one of two weekend slayings (San Jose, CA): Police say an altercation between rival gangs was responsible for one of two homicides that occurred in San Jose during the weekend, deaths that drove the city's homicide count to 24 this year.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: May 30, 2011
Police identify victim in gang stabbing (San Jose, CA): An 18-year-old man who was stabbed to death early Saturday in San Jose during a gang-related altercation has been identified by police today as Vincent Tran.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: May 30, 2011
Cops and Neighbors: Explaining the divide between police and the community (Chicago, IL): Summer’s coming, which can lead to a rise in the temperature of violence in some Chicago communities-- a spike that could cause further distrust between cops and residents, especially kids.
Source: WBEZ 91.5 Date: May 30, 2011
Boston gang rivals battle on beach (Boston, MA): Authorities say law enforcement officials converged on Carson Beach in South Boston and broke up fights involving youths from rival gangs.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: May 30, 2011
Fatal shooting in night of uptown Charlotte trouble (Charlotte, NC) :
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: May 29, 2011
Man charged in shooting; victim critically hurt (Chicago, IL): A Northwest Side teen has been charged in a Saturday gang-related shooting that left a 23-year-old woman in critical condition, prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 29, 2011
Man faces drug, gun and gang charges in Chesterfield (Chesterfield, VA) : A man who police say is a member of the Bloods street gang has been charged in Chesterfield County with drug, gun and gang participation offenses after he accidentally shot himself in the hand with a gun.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: May 28, 2011
Bible-based gang rehab programs seeks to expand (Jerome, ID): At 14, Roy Araiza Jr. was living on the streets of San Antonio, kicked out of the house where he would drink beer and smoke crack with his father.
Source: New England Cable News Date: May 28, 2011
Shooting suspect denies being gang member (Panama City, FL): The first time Arkelis "Kilo" Roulhac was shot he was dealing drugs in Rochester, N.Y., he said. He was 16 or 17, he can’t remember the exact year, and the bullet pierced his arm near his elbow.
Source: The News Herald Date: May 28, 2011
Province gives cops cash to fight gang crime (Barrie, ON): Barrie MPP Aileen Carroll has given local police more tools to fight gangs. She announced $159,857 in cash from the Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy, which takes aim at crime involving guns and gangs.
Source: Barrie Advance Date: May 28, 2011
Arrest of 30-year-old Union City man part of anti-gang collaboration with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Union City, NJ): As part of a collaborative effort with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to put gang members behind bars, police nabbed a 30-year-old city man yesterday morning and charged him with weapon and drug offenses, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal Date: May 27, 2011
Commission combats gangs in Napa (Napa, CA) : Years have passed since Napa has been hit with a serious gang problem, but county and city officials know that gang activity is not fading away. "We need to look at the issues and act before it gets out of hand," said Napa County Supervisor Brad Wagenknecht.
Source: NapaPatch Date: May 27, 2011
Last member of Syracuse's 110 Gang under RICO indictment pleads guilty (Syracuse, NY): A member of a Syracuse street gang admitted today in federal court to using violence to control the crack cocaine trade in the section of the city the gang controlled.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: May 27, 2011
Man tasered in court Thursday agrees to street gang injunction Friday (Corpus Christi, TX): A suspected gang member tasered Thursday after an obscenity-laced struggle with officers made no outbursts Friday when he agreed to a 10-year injunction that bars him from gang activity.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times Date: May 27, 2011
Teen found guilty of graffiti vandalism (Norristown, PA): A Norristown teenager was found guilty in Montgomery County juvenile court Thursday of felony criminal mischief for spraypainting graffiti in dozens of places in the borough, according to Norristown Police Department.
Source: The Times Herald Date: May 27, 2011
Jurors in San Jose's biggest gang trial in years find four Norteños guilty of murder (San Jose, CA): In the biggest gang trial in San Jose in years, a jury Friday found four Norteños guilty of a murderous rampage that took four lives and severely injured eight people, ending a nearly yearlong proceeding that cost taxpayers more than $1 million -- and entailed so many charges the verdict took 95 minutes to read aloud.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 27, 2011
Porterville teenager arrested as fourth suspect in Murry Park stabbing (Porterville, CA): A fourth suspect has been arrested in relation to the stabbing, robbery and attempted car jacking that occurred April 18 at Murry Park in Porterville, according to a news release from the Porterville Police Department.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: May 27, 2011
Teen injured in gang-related stabbing in Mountain View (Mountain View, CA): A 17-year-old boy was punched and stabbed in a gang-related attack Thursday in Mountain View, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 27, 2011
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