Gang-Related News Articles
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Letting gang activity go unchecked creates menace (Kearney, NE): Gangs are everywhere in Nebraska, including Kearney, and state officials hope that by educating law enforcers the problem can be managed. "Gangs are right here in Kearney and across the state, and not just in Omaha," said Nebraska's Attorney General Jon Bruning.
Source: Lexington Clipper-Herald Date: September 16, 2010
Homeboy Industries gets $1.3-million county contract (Los Angeles County, CA): Los Angeles County supervisorsTuesday awarded Homeboy Industries a $1.3-million contract, providing critically needed funding for the gang intervention program founded two decades ago by Father Gregory Boyle.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 15, 2010
Kane state's attorney suing gang members (Elgin, IL): About 70 members of an Elgin street gang have been named as defendants in a civil lawsuit filed by the Kane County State's Attorney's Office in what authorities say is an effort to deter them from taking part in gang-related activity.
Source: The Courier-News Date: September 15, 2010
Accused gang members appear in court to fight police restraining orders (Ogden, UT): Alleged members of a street gang here appeared in court to fight a controversial plan to serve them with restraining orders, preventing them from associating with each other within city limits.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: September 15, 2010
27 suspected gang members and associates arrested in Oklahoma immigration sting (Oklahoma City, OK): Twenty-seven suspected gang members and their associates were among 46 people arrested in Oklahoma in a four-day immigration sting that ended Saturday, federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said.
Source: The Oklahoman Date: September 15, 2010
Possible gang affiliation casts new police light on these clowns (Ogden, UT): Juggalos are the fastest-growing gang in Ogden, police officials say. But are all those with painted faces and an appreciation for Insane Clown Posse considered gang members?
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: September 15, 2010
Suspected member of gang arrested (Duluth, GA): A believed gang member was arrested Tuesday after police said he fired several rifle rounds into a Duluth home, the bullets stopping just short of a child’s bedroom.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post Date: September 15, 2010
Gang injunction opponent winds up in jail (Oakland, CA): A controversial gang injunction has been in effect in North Oakland for three months and now, one of its most vocal opponents is in jail.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: September 15, 2010
Four arrested in connection with an alleged criminal gang (LaGrange, GA): LaGrange Police make four arrests in connection with an alleged Criminal Street Gang "Insane Gangster Disciples."
Source: WLTZ 38 News Date: September 15, 2010
Salina police chief says new unit is response to 'emerging gang problem' (Salina, KS): Salina Police Chief Jim Hill says he has created a new unit in the department to confront an emerging gang problem in the central Kansas city.
Source: FOX 4 News Date: September 14, 2010
Accused Baltimore gang leader to plead guilty (Blatimore, MD): Todd Duncan, who is accused of running the Baltimore operation of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang, plans to plead guilty Tuesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to a drug conspiracy charge, his lawyer said.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: September 14, 2010
Gang summit to focus on what is working to curb violence (San Diego, CA): Community leaders across San Diego County are coming together on Tuesday to discuss how to break the cycle of gang violence in local neighborhoods. They’re also hoping to bust some stereotypes along the way.
Source: KPBS News Date: September 14, 2010
Police monitor increased gang activity in Montgomery County (Christianburg, VA): Police have launched an investigation after seeing an increase in New River Valley gang activity in recent months. Special Agent Rolfe Grubb with the Virginia State Police gang unit said he has been looking into gang activity primarily in Montgomery County and Christiansburg for more than four months.
Source: The Roanoke Times Date: September 14, 2010
Pregnant teenager shot in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Salinas police say a 16-year-old is in critical condition after being shot in a suspected gang-related attack.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: September 14, 2010
Gilroy Police arrest eight at Church Street residence (Gilroy, CA): Police believe they put a dent in Gilroy's gang violence with the weekend arrests of four adult men and four juveniles at a Church Street residence.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch Date: September 14, 2010
Founder of Md. MS-13 gang sent to prison for life (Maryland): A founder of an MS-13 street gang has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to racketeering charges and murdering a fellow gang member, according to the U.S. attorney for Maryland.
Source: The Examiner Date: September 14, 2010
South Lake Union shooting was gang-related (South Lake Union, WA): The shooting death last month in South Lake Union was gang related, and one of two men who feuded with the victim before his death is also being investigated for two other homicides, according to Seattle police.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: September 14, 2010
Ogden gang’s history recounted in injunction hearing (Ogden, UT): A police detective testified Tuesday on the history and culture of a gang based here to show a judge why members of the gang should not be allowed to associate with one another.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 14, 2010
Giuliani calls for federal anti-gang task force (Chicago, IL): The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Illinois raised the specter of Chicago gangster Al Capone on Monday in calling on the federal government to become more involved in fighting modern-day street gangs nationwide.
Source: The Associated Press Date: September 13, 2010
$985,000 in federal grants awarded (Little Rock, AR): Three federal grants worth $985,000 have been awarded to organizations in Arkansas to assist services for children, Democrats in the state’s congressional delegation announced today.
Source: Arkansas News Bureau Date: September 13, 2010
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