Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang task force gaining momentum in Salinas (Salinas, CA): City leaders, law enforcement, parents, students and community members gathered for a third time this year to brainstorm ideas on how to reduce gang violence in Salinas. If interest serves as a gauge, the group is making progress.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: December 1, 2010
Visalia homicides down this year (Visalia, CA): The year started off bloody for Visalia, with three homicides in the first nine days of January. It seems, however, that 2010 will end on a better note when it comes to violence.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: December 1, 2010
Syracuse toddler's death blamed on gang revenge (Syracuse, NY): A 20-month-old boy lost his life over the weekend in a shooting war between two South Side gangs, Syracuse police Chief Frank Fowler said Tuesday.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: December 1, 2010
Western Pa. man charged in gang-related killing (New Castle, PA): A man has died in a shooting police say may be related to tensions between gangs in one western Pennsylvania town and Detroit.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: December 1, 2010
Gang presence obvious (Lincoln, CA): The presence of Lincoln gangs lately can be seen by graffiti on fences and walls throughout Lincoln. "There is not much gang violence in Lincoln but there are gang members here," Lincoln interim Police Chief Joel Neves said.
Source: Lincoln News Messenger Date: December 1, 2010
Sun helps launch anti-gang video contest for B.C. high school students (Vancouver, BC): Anti-gang educational programs must target younger kids to combat the continuing gang problem in B.C., Sgt. Shinder Kirk of the Gang Task Force said Monday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: November 30, 2010
Yuma police arrest four teens for armed robbery (Yuma, AZ): Authorities have arrested four teenagers in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Yuma, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: November 30, 2010
Residents raise concerns about possible violence, gang activity at middle school (Englewood, NJ): Several residents voiced concern to the school board about violence and possible gang activity at Janis E. Dismus Middle School.
Source: The Record Date: November 30, 2010
Fort Smith police investigate eight drive-by shootings this year (Fort Smith, AR) : A rash of drive-by shootings in Fort Smith has many neighbors worried that gangs are sending bullets through their homes.
Source: KHBS 40/29 News Date: November 30, 2010
Gang activity tied to recent shootings (Syracuse, NY): After a baby was shot and killed when an alleged gang member took aim at the child's father, Syracuse Police are saying that gang activity was also related to a number of other recent shootings.
Source: WSYR 9 News Date: November 30, 2010
Man charged with attempted homicide in East Towne Mall stabbing (Madison, WI): A man who police say nearly killed another man during a gang-related fight outside an East Towne Mall restaurant was charged Tuesday with attempted first-degree intentional homicide.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal Date: November 30, 2010
Salinas' CASP invites residents to 'be part of solution' (Salinas, CA): A Salinas grassroots organization dedicated to reducing youth and gang violence is inviting the public to its latest community meeting, where it hopes to continue laying the groundwork for achieving peace.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 29, 2010
Soccer league designed to keep kids out of gangs (Santa Cruz, CA): A new indoor soccer league is designed to keep California kids out of gangs. Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz has about 70 children participating the diocese pilot program, which is part of Bishop Richard Garcia's anti-gang effort.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 29, 2010
Jackson County Legislature gives $60,000 to Southern Christian Leadership Conference before budget is OK'd (Kansas City, MO): The Jackson County Legislature on Monday agreed to give $60,000 to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference from the county’s 2011 budget — even though the legislature hasn’t approved that budget.
Source: The Kansas City Star Date: November 29, 2010
Shooting on Highway 101 near Greenfield kills one, injures two (Greenfield, CA): Monterey County sheriff's deputies are investigating a Friday night gang-related shooting on Highway 101 that killed one man and injured two others.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 29, 2010
New Hanover sheriff's department steps up effort to curtail gang activity (Wilmington, NC): Experienced New Hanover County gang detectives are capable of determining at a glance the allegiance of a particular gang member based on the person’s interest in clothing, use of hand gestures, or, yes, even a graphic on a Facebook profile.
Source: StarNews Date: November 29, 2010
Felony charges for Visalia taggers (Visalia, CA) : A pair of taggers were arrested in Visalia in what police are calling a gang-related vandalism and that means the two face felony charges with a gang enhancement.
Source: KMJ 580 AM News Date: November 29, 2010
Four men are sent to the hospital, gang activity continues (San Francisco, CA): Gang activity in the Mission continued this weekend as four men were sent to the hospital in two separate incidents, police said.
Source: Mission Local Date: November 29, 2010
District Attorney creates "safety zone" around Haverstock Hills Apartments (Houston, TX): While local law enforcement has stepped up their presence at the suspected crime-haven Haverstock Hills Apartments, Harris County is moving forward with a never-before tried method to rid the area of crime— civil penalties.
Source: Northeast News Date: November 29, 2010
Boy, 16, arrested in weekend stabbing at St. Paul RiverCentre (St. Paul, MN): Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Monday in the stabbing of two teens during the weekend Hmong New Year celebration in St. Paul.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: November 29, 2010
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