Gang-Related News Articles
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Most gangs in Texas call Houston region home (Houston, TX): Violent gangs and drug traffickers in the Houston area are growing stronger and more international, spreading into the suburbs as they bulk up on newfound connections with Mexico's lucrative and brazen organized crime syndicates.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: October 10, 2010
South Nashville hit with new gang graffiti (Nashville, TN): Metro police are concerned about the spread of gang graffiti in a South Nashville neighborhood not previously associated with gang activity, suggesting a gang is attempting to stake out new territory.
Source: The Tennessean Date: October 9, 2010
Two Salinas gang members arrested in Oct. 1 homicide (Salinas, CA): Two Salinas gang members, including a 15-year-old boy, face homicide charges in the Oct. 1 fatal shooting of Seaside resident Jaime Esteban Guerrero.
Source: The Californian Date: October 9, 2010
A street gang with no street (Anaheim, CA): The gang is called Jeffrey Street, but there no longer is a street by that name. The neighborhood the gang claims, once known as Jeffrey-Lynne, is now called Hermosa Village.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 9, 2010
Arrests made in west Modesto gang shooting (Modesto, CA): Investigators on Friday arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of firing a gun during a large gang-related fight a week ago in west Modesto, where a man was struck by gunfire in the chest.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: October 9, 2010
Police arrest three in narcotics case, Beach Flats robbery probe (Santa Cruz, CA): While tracking down alleged gang members who robbed a man of $900 on a Beach Flats street in mid-afternoon, police Friday arrested three people on drug and gang charges, officers reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 9, 2010
Boy, 14, wounded in Fullerton gang shooting (Fullerton, CA): A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot at least three times in the chest in front of a Fullerton elementary school in an apparent gang-related shooting, authorities said.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: October 9, 2010
'Juggalo Killers' a new breed of gang (Ogden, UT): Since the alignment of certain Juggalo members with the Aryan Brothers Liberation, more violent crimes have occurred in the Ogden area, says Police Lt. Scott Conley.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: October 9, 2010
Burlington County gets $30G grant for anti-gang initiatives (Mount Holly, NJ): Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced yesterday that the county had received nearly $30,000 in grant money earmarked to cover manpower expenses for gang mitigation activities.
Source: The Times Date: October 8, 2010
PBSO anti-gang summit aims to keep violence down (Palm Beach County, FL): Palm Beach County has come a long way in its fight against gang violence. The more than 200 people from public and private agencies who showed up at the Gang Prevention Summit on Friday want to keep it that way.
Source: Sun-Sentinel Date: October 8, 2010
Seven from Bronx gang Latin King Goonies nabbed for brutal gay bash attack on man, two teens (Bronx, NY): A sick crew of Bronx gang members fueled by hatred of gays went on a wave of sadistic violence that culminated with them sodomizing a 17-year-old boy and an older man reputed to be his lover, police said Friday.
Source: New York Daily News Date: October 8, 2010
Drug raid in S.W. Philly housing complex targets Harlem Boys gang (Philadelphia, PA): For nearly a decade, a gang known as the Harlem Boys has terrorized the Bartram Village housing development, federal authorities said, selling drugs and enforcing their rule with carjackings, shootings, and robberies.
Source: The Inquirer Date: October 7, 2010
Ogden stabbing linked to gang facing restraining orders (Ogden, UT): Police say a stabbing that critically wounded a 19-year-old man has been linked to a gang being hit with a controversial series of restraining orders.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: October 7, 2010
Fatal gang shooting shocks neighborhood (Riverview, FL): Janet Hubbard sat shocked on her front porch Tuesday as she watched deputies with rifles march down her street.
Source: The Tampa Tribune Date: October 7, 2010
Six to be sentenced in gang-related slaying at Sunnyvale party (Sunnyvale, CA): Members of a Norteño street gang from Mountain View are expected to be sentenced to prison ?today and in November for their roles in the stabbing death last year of an 18-year-old man following a Sunnyvale girl's 16th birthday party.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 7, 2010
Broome County cracks down on area gangs (Broome County, NY): There's a gang problem in Broome County. Though the problem isn't overwhelming, it exists. It's found in the illegal drug trade, assaults and weapons possession cases that plague Binghamton and surrounding communities, officials said Thursday.
Source: Press & Sun-Bulletin Date: October 7, 2010
Man stabbed at Ogden gang house already under injunction (Ogden, UT): A 19-year-old male remained in critical condition Thursday after being stabbed four times at a house occupied by a gang that has been declared to be a public nuisance.
Source: Deseret News Date: October 7, 2010
D.C. gangs seeking payback at funerals (Washington, DC): For most people, attending a funeral is a time to pay respects and lend support. But increasingly in Washington, funerals are becoming a chance to settle a score.
Source: The Washington Post Date: October 6, 2010
Oregon county tries GPS to track gangs (Portland, OR): Imagine a beef breaks out between rival gangs and law enforcement officers could track members in real time, possibly preventing a crime.
Source: Boston Herald Date: October 6, 2010
North County comes to grips with gang problems (San Diego, CA): Some might consider San Diego's North County to be an area of scenic coastlines, quaint main streets and suburban homes. However, police say underneath that pleasant exterior lies a severe gang problem.
Source: KPBS News Date: October 6, 2010
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