Gang-Related News Articles
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Othello to discuss anti-gang plan (Othello, WA): Not satisfied with imposing a curfew on young people under 18 last month, the Othello City Council is looking at additional steps to deter gang activity.
Source: The Bellingham Herald Date: August 9, 2010
Warring gangs killed innocent bystander (Chicago, IL): A 47-year-old man killed at a South Side park was an innocent bystander in a gang war, Chicago Police said Sunday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: August 9, 2010
Moses Lake fight involves stabbing, gunshot, beating (Moses Lake, WA): An apparent gang fight in Moses Lake ended with a man shot in the thigh, another stabbed in the back and 15-year-old boy being severely beaten, police said.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: August 9, 2010
Gang member sentenced in O.C. high school stabbing (Orange County, CA): A teenage gang member has been sentenced to 12 years in state prison after stabbing a high school student last year on the campus of Sonora High School in La Habra, authorities said Monday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: August 9, 2010
Sunnyside takes aim at gang houses (Sunnyside, WA): Rattled by the three homicides in July, the Sunnyside City Council on Monday approved a nuisance ordinance that will give city officials the options of using tickets and abatement orders to crack down on suspected gang houses.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: August 9, 2010
Man convicted under Gang Act (Baltimore, MD): Prosecutors say a Baltimore man has been convicted of murder and participation in a criminal gang resulting in death. They say it is the first time a state prosecutor has gotten a conviction under Maryland’s 2007 gang statute.
Source: Boston Herald Date: August 9, 2010
Watsonville fatal gang-related shooting caught on tape (Santa Cruz, CA): The gang-related fatal shooting of a Cuesta College student in Watsonville's Apple Hill neighborhood in March 2009 was caught on tape, a police officer said in court Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: August 9, 2010
City officials get cash, but gangs hold power (Bell, CA): The gang graffiti that coats freeway overpasses, exit signs and the concrete banks of the Los Angeles River attests to a problem more alarming than the recent revelations of hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual salaries for public officials.
Source: The Washington Times Date: August 9, 2010
Four Albany teens arrested for gang assualt (Albany, NY): Police arrested four teenagers for Gang Assault last night. According to police, the teens attacked a man on around 7 p.m on Washington Avenue.
Source: WRGB 6 News Date: August 8, 2010
Gangs in Franklin County? (Chambersburg, PA): Graffiti, the arrests of confirmed Bloods in Chambersburg and gang-like activities at a junior high school raise questions about the local prevalence of gangs.
Source: Public Opinion Date: August 7, 2010
Gang rivalry takes deadly turn in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): Long before Sureño and Norteño gangs came to Santa Cruz, a line was already drawn down the middle of town -- reds on one side, blues on the other.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: August 7, 2010
Teens jailed for alleged gang fight (Las Cruces, NM): Three teenagers are in jail after authorities say they attacked a man during what detention officers say was a gang fight north of Las Cruces early Saturday morning.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News Date: August 7, 2010
Gang unit makes arrest in stabbing of 13-year-old boy (Vancouver, WA): Vancouver police detectives say they have arrested a 17-year-old boy for alleged attempted murder in the gang-related stabbing of a 13-year-old boy early Thursday morning.
Source: The Columbian Date: August 7, 2010
Officials laud GPS system tracking gang parolees (Oakland, CA): Law enforcement officials are touting a program that's been monitoring paroled gang members by strapping GPS units to their ankles—a program first used to monitor sex offenders.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: August 6, 2010
Eight members of a violent Central City gang indicted (New Orleans, LA): A federal grand jury indicted eight men Friday morning on charges that they ran an incredibly violent Central City gang that distributed drugs and were involved in several murders and attempted murders.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: August 6, 2010
SF City Attorney wants a gang injunction in Visitacion Valley (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is seeking a fourth gang injunction since 2006, the latest against two feuding cliques in the Visitacion Valley neighborhood.
Source: The Informant Date: August 5, 2010
Chinese gang leader pleads not guilty in Wilton Post Office thefts (Wilton, CT): A man believed to be the head of a Chinese crime gang was federally indicted Wednesday for allegedly stealing checks from the Wilton Post Office, altering them and depositing them into bank accounts that he had created under a fake name, according to court documents.
Source: The Hour Date: August 5, 2010
Gang member sentenced to death for 2008 Compton murders (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member was sentenced to death today for murdering two men in separate shootings in Compton in 2008.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: August 5, 2010
Innocent man killed in Van Nuys gang shooting (Van Nuys, CA): An innocent man was killed in Van Nuys when he was caught in gang crossfire on Wednesday, and police are asking for the public's help finding the gunman.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: August 5, 2010
D-300 committee approves gang contract (Carpentersville, IL): After tinkering with a few small details, a District 300 school board committee gave final approval Wednesday to a revised edition of a districtwide gang contract.
Source: Northwest Herald Date: August 5, 2010
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