Gang-Related News Articles
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Resident Says Turf War Is Behind King Street Shooting (Toronto, ON): Toronto Police are investigating a shooting that happened near King and Dufferin streets.
Source: CityNews Date: November 12, 2010
Court ruling limits scope of state law on terror (New York, NY): After Robert T. Johnson, the Bronx district attorney, successfully used New York State’s antiterrorism law to prosecute a gang member who had killed a 10-year-old girl in a gun battle, he said the verdict was significant in determining an appropriate punishment for someone who had “snuffed out” the life of an innocent child.
Source: The New York Times Date: November 12, 2010
Oakland police serve gang injunction notices, prompting Fruitvale protest (Oakland, CA): About 30 people protested near the Fruitvale BART station Thursday after police the previous night began to serve notices to people accused of being gang members after an injunction was filed by the city attorney.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: November 11, 2010
Arizona group targeting gang violence in south Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ): A group of four Valley and state organizations have quietly started a peacekeeping effort to prevent violence in south Phoenix and help gang members turn their lives around.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: November 11, 2010
Denver officials tout federal anti-gang grants (Denver, CO): More than $2 million is headed to Denver from the federal government to fight gang problems and gang-related violence. The city is one of only four in the country to receive the grant money.
Source: KUNC News Date: November 11, 2010
Drug bust drains Bronx's Hunts Point of 32 in Satan's Bloods gang; it's a relief to residents (Bronx, NY): Neighbors in a gritty Bronx neighborhood breathed a sigh of relief yesterday after cops and federal agents cracked a brazen drug gang that had terrorized their streets.
Source: New York Daily News Date: November 11, 2010
Portland mayor proposes new gun rules (Portland, OR): Mayor Sam Adams will propose a set of five gun use ordinances to the city council next week in an attempt to curb gang violence and illegal use of firearms.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Date: November 11, 2010
Fort Worth police seek funds to tackle gangs (Fort Worth, TX): Fort Worth City Council member Frank Moss says his district in the city's southeast sector has a major gang problem.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News Date: November 11, 2010
Harris County to try anti-gang legal action (Houston, TX): Harris County plans to go to court seeking an anti-gang civil injunction. The Houston Chronicle reports details were expected to be released Wednesday on legal action targeting about 30 documented gang members suspected of selling drugs in the 700-unit Haverstock Hills complex.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: November 10, 2010
Feds and police crack down on violent international gangs in South Florida (Fort Lauderdale, FL): Agents strapped on bulletproof vests behind empty warehouses and waited for the party to get started at a Hialeah strip club popular with suspected MS-13 members, a Central American gang.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: November 10, 2010
Ex-Marines allegedly sold assault rifles to L.A. gang members (Los Angeles, CA): Three former U.S. Marines and two others were arrested on suspicion of selling illegal assault weapons to Los Angeles gang members, federal officials announced Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: November 10, 2010
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
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