Gang-Related News Articles
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Nine with gang ties arrested on charges of cocaine sales (Brownsville, FL): Nine people with ties to a Brownsville gang were arrested Monday on felony drug charges. The suspects are linked to the Garnet Circle Boys, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office said.
Source: Pensacola News Journal Date: May 11, 2010
King City grapples with latest homicide as police say 15-year-old's shooting was gang-related (King City, CA): Police are seeking the public's help as they investigate Sunday's fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy, whose death makes 2010 the city's deadliest year in at least nine years.
Source: The Californian Date: May 11, 2010
In Newburgh, gangs and violence reign (Newburgh, NY): It started with adolescent taunting near a frozen pond on a January afternoon and soon escalated into a brawl. By the time it was over, Levi King Flores, a 17-year-old suspected gang member, was dead from a stab wound between his shoulder blades.
Source: The New York Times Date: May 11, 2010
Holder brings anti-gang effort to Oakland (Oakland, CA): Putting a dent in gang and youth violence - and not medical marijuana activity - is a priority of the Obama administration, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday after touring an East Oakland youth center.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: May 11, 2010
Three men jailed after gang attack with shovels, hammer and knives in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Three suspected gang members were arrested after police rushed to break up a fight between young men armed with shovels, knives and a hammer on Monday evening, authorities reported.
Source: The Mercury News Date: May 11, 2010
Gang free? That is Yakima's goal (Yakima, WA): Help wanted: Expert in the art of mobilizing communities and fighting gangs. Must have good organizational skills and know how to talk to at-risk youth as well as police officers, city officials and community leaders.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: May 11, 2010
'Operation Groundhog' roots out 45 suspected gang members in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Forty-three suspected gang members have been arrested and two others are wanted after a year-long investigation into a violent Sureno street gang in Watsonville.
Source: The Mercury News Date: May 10, 2010
Gang member database working (Hazlewood, MO): Over two years after it was first established, a gang member database is apparently paying dividends in North St. Louis County.
Source: KMOX News Date: May 10, 2010
Attorney general talks gang violence in Calif. (Sacramento, CA): The Obama administration will make combating gang violence a top priority through initiatives that focus on prevention, education and intervention, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday.
Source: The Associated Press Date: May 10, 2010
14 charged in drug, gun trafficking bust in SB Co (Santa Barbara, CA): Charges have been filed against 14 people who were arrested last week as part of a major drug trafficking and weapons dealing bust involving street gangs in Santa Barbara County.
Source: The Mercury News Date: May 10, 2010
Three reputed gang members arrested after attack on off-duty LAX officer (Los Angeles, CA): Three suspected gang members were arrested after they allegedly opened fire on a car driven by an off-duty LAX airport police officer in unincorporated South Los Angeles, authorities said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: May 10, 2010
Teenage gang members arrested for beating man to death with baseball bat (Tampa, FL): Two teenage gang members were arrested today and charged with beating a man to death with a baseball bat.
Source: Examiner Date: May 10, 2010
Fresno gang sweep nets 29 (Fresno, CA): Fresno police made 29 arrests related to felony and misdemeanor offenses Saturday night as part of a continuing two-week crackdown on gang activity in the city.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: May 9, 2010
Gang sweep in Yucaipa nets 57 arrests (Yucaipa, CA): During a weekend gang sweep in Yucaipa, authorities arrested 57 people and recovered drugs and guns.
Source: The Sun Date: May 9, 2010
Fresno police report 648 arrests in gang crackdown (Fresno, CA): Fresno police say they've arrested more than 600 suspects since officers started getting tough on gangs in the city.
Source: The Mercury News Date: May 9, 2010
Fight between rival gang members lands one in jail (Liberty, NY): A fight between members of the Crips and Latin Kings street gangs ended with the arrest of a Liberty man on a weapons charge.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: May 8, 2010
Three United Front gang members sentenced (New Bedford, MA): Federal judges sentenced three United Front gang members to prison terms this week for drug and firearms charges stemming from a trifecta of drug busts starting in March 2008, reports the New Bedford Standard-Times.
Source: Boston Herald Date: May 8, 2010
Injunction against Oakland gang (Oakland, CA): The city of Oakland will be in court later this month seeking authority to impose an injunction against alleged violent members of a street gang.
Source: KCBS News Date: May 8, 2010
New Santa Cruz police officers will beef up downtown, gang units (Santa Cruz, CA): To quell mounting concerns about public safety, police are planning to assign eight new officers to downtown and anti-gang units.
Source: The Mercury News Date: May 8, 2010
18-year-old gang member jailed for tagging (Temecula, CA): An 18-year-old gang member is jailed and faces felony charges for suspicion of tagging.
Source: The Valley News Date: May 8, 2010
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