Gang-Related News Articles
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Illegal alien gang member sentenced for Northern Va. drive-by shooting (Leesburg, VA): Last week, Loudoun County Circuit Court Judge Thomas D. Horne sentenced Hector Valdami Campos-Aguilar, 19, to 10 years in prison for a September 2008 drive-by shooting that took place in Sterling Park. The gang-related attack wounded three people, leaving one paralyzed.
Source: Examiner Date: December 15, 2010
Gang-related tensions result in vandalism, shooting (Morgan Hill, CA): Police are investigating a series of gang-related crimes including a shooting that did not result in any reported injuries or property damage.
Source: Morgan Hill Times Date: December 15, 2010
Kearney finds gang numbers are on the rise (Kearney, NE): Gang activity in Kearney - it was one city council candidate's campaign issue back in November that never really got off the ground. Now, some hard numbers are coming out of the Kearney Police Department.
Source: KHAS-TV 5 News Date: December 15, 2010
Seven-month investigation leads to gang arrests (Salinas, CA): Gang violence is a growing problem across the Bay Area, and authorities are stepping-up the pressure in Monterey County. A police task force arrested two people and seized several weapons in Salinas after of a seven month investigation.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: December 15, 2010
Shooting linked to hired U.S. gangsters (Vancouver, BC): Four hired thugs from Reno, Nevada, contracted for a home invasion in Vancouver, are being connected to Sunday's bloody gang shooting, in which at least 10 people were wounded.
Source: Alberni Valley Times Date: December 14, 2010
Gang violence at Fairley High (Memphis, TN): 25 students have been arrested over several different incidents at Fairley High School. Tuesday six kids were arrested for robbing a disabled child in class.
Source: WHBQ FOX13 News Date: December 14, 2010
Police: Gang members used game before crimes (Bethlehem, PA): Authorities say a group of would-be gang members has been caught on camera using a child's game to determine who commits what crime.
Source: WPVI 6 News Date: December 14, 2010
Two more Albany gang members plead guilty (Albany, NY): Two more members of the Albany-based Original Gangsta Killas street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal racketeering charges Tuesday, federal prosecutors said.
Source: Times Union Date: December 14, 2010
NDP says not enough being done to combat gang activity (Victoria, BC): The BC government says hundreds of gangsters and associates are facing numerous charges thanks to police crackdowns. But the NDP is demanding that more is done to combat gang crime.
Source: News1130 Date: December 14, 2010
Girl shot in east Salinas (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old girl was shot in the arm Sunday in what Salinas Police are calling a gang related shooting.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: December 13, 2010
Four inmates charged with conspiring to kill gang leader (Tacoma, WA): In what it calls a crackdown on gang activity, Pierce County prosecutors have charged four alleged gang members with conspiring to kill their former leader from their prison cells.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: December 13, 2010
B.C. bloodshed garners international attention (Vancouver, BC): Vancouver is known for its scenic beauty and high standard of living. But in recent years, the city has been making headlines for less enviable reasons. Street gangs have sparked a wave of violence that has left dozens of people dead.
Source: Global Lethbridge Date: December 13, 2010
Cost of gang sweep hard to quantify (Indio, CA): Once Operation Eastern Encore ended midday Tuesday, authorities immediately announced the historic Indio operation's results.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: December 12, 2010
Gang members, officers exchange gunfire in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Two gang members were fighting for their lives late Saturday after a shootout with gang task force officers in East Salinas, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: December 12, 2010
10 wounded in gang shootout (Vancouver, BC): A brazen early morning shooting sent 10 people to hospital, including two in critical condition, Vancouver police said.
Source: Winnipeg Sun Date: December 12, 2010
Gang moms and dads sent to parenting classes (Los Angeles, CA): It's a Saturday morning and a half-dozen adults are sitting in a high school classroom, staring at grim photos of sickly drug addicts and hearing about the deadly consequences of gang crime.
Source: The Associated Press Date: December 12, 2010
Rise in gang violence not behind recent spate of shootings, say cops (Calgary, AB): Despite a spate of recent shootings, including a home riddled with bullets early Sunday, the head of the Calgary police organized crime section says gang violence is not on the rise.
Source: Calgary Sun Date: December 12, 2010
Gang fight leads to four arrests (San Rafael, CA): Four San Rafael residents were arrested Friday evening at about 9 p.m. following what police are calling a gang-related fight.
Source: SanRafaelPatch Date: December 12, 2010
Two hurt in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): An Asian man walked up to a black man and woman in their early 20s at about 1 a.m. on Sunday, gave what police called a "gang challenge" and fired several rounds from a hand gun. The incident occurred on Cord Lane in Mira Mesa.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: December 12, 2010
Leaders hope gang operations send message (Chattanooga, TN): An early Friday morning roundup of suspected gang members is part of a continuing effort by Chattanooga police to disrupt and dismantle gang activity in the city.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: December 11, 2010
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