Gang-Related News Articles
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Clubs not seeing any gang activity (Calgary, AB): Nightclub owners say they're not seeing the gang activity in Banff that police are concerned about in the wake of Calgary officers cracking down on organized criminals hanging out in city bars.
Source: The Banff Crag & Canyon Date: April 27, 2011
Tulare police arrest three as part of gang sweep (Tulare, CA): A traffic stop and foot chase ended with three arrests of suspected gang members, part of a Tulare police crackdown over the weekend, police said.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: April 26, 2011
Boy who shot teens in a gang, police say (Wichita, KS): A 15-year-old gang member, unhappy with whom his sister was dating, is accused of taking his rifle to their bedroom and firing a shot at the couple in bed early Sunday morning, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: April 26, 2011
Drive-by shootings minutes apart in Plainfield kindle gang violence concerns (Plainfield, NJ): A pair of shooting incidents 15 minutes apart Monday evening are stoking concerns that a simmering feud between two warring gang sets could be primed to reignite, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Courier News Date: April 26, 2011
Toppenish gang violence down 50% (Toppenish, WA): The KIMA crime tracker uncovered positive news in the fight against gangs. In the first four months of last year there were 82 gang-related crimes in Toppenish, but this year, it's been slashed to 43.
Source: KIMA News Date: April 26, 2011
Gang activity heating up (Sacramento, CA): "It is very hot on the streets." "It has heated up." "It is on the rise." These are the words of cops whose specialty is dealing with gangs, and they say the violence has erupted just within the past couple of weeks.
Source: FOX 40 News Date: April 26, 2011
Man, 20, wounded in gang-related shooting in Bayview (Bayview, CA) : A 20-year-old man was critically wounded in a gang-fueled shooting in the Bayview on Monday, police said. The victim was shot in the shoulder after being asked which gang he belonged to in the 1400 block of Keith Street around 10:30 p.m., police Officer Albie Esparza said.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner Date: April 26, 2011
RCMP say gang activity spreading to Banff (Banff, AB): Two years ago, Calgary Police cracked down on gang activity in city clubs. However, there were fears gang members would begin showing up at bars in surrounding areas, including the tourist hot spot of Banff.
Source: Global Regina Date: April 26, 2011
RAGS tries to change lives (Regina, SK) : For Spurgeon Root, youth pastor at Healing Hands Ministry, his budding bicycle repair shop True Wheels has the capacity to fix more than just broken bikes.
Source: Regina Leader-Post Date: April 25, 2011
Union head blames gangs for mini riot (Kingtson, ON): Rampant drug use and violent, gang-affiliated convicts may be to blame for a mini riot at an Ontario prison that sent eight inmates to hospital, says the union representing prison guards.
Source: The Leader-Post Date: April 25, 2011
Shots fired during early-morning gang melee (Merced, CA): No major injuries were reported Saturday morning after shots rang out during a gang-related melee in the 800 block of Robinson Drive, near East South Bear Creek Drive, Merced police said.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: April 25, 2011
Gangs provide home for like-minded youth (Kamloops, BC): Troubled youth and social outsiders will commit crimes and acts of violence if it means being accepted by like-minded members of a street gang, a clinical psychologist at TRU said Thursday.
Source: The Kamloops Daily News Date: April 25, 2011
James Bond robbers reprising their role (Englewood, NJ): They stalk the wealthiest neighborhoods, sometimes driving rented luxury cars to go undetected. They rip alarm panels off the walls, often ransacking homes without worry of police interference.
Source: The Record Date: April 25, 2011
Deputies arrest 11 in gang sweep in Goshen (Goshen, CA): Sheriff's deputies have arrested 11 alleged gang members last week in Goshen during a gang sweep, according to the Tulare County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: April 25, 2011
Oakland lays groundwork for third gang injunction (Oakland, CA): The Oakland city attorney's office, already embroiled in a long-running legal fight over whether it can restrict the movements of alleged gang members in the Fruitvale neighborhood, is making plans to seek a similar court order in East Oakland.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: April 25, 2011
Teen stabbed in Palmdale, collapses near school (Palmdale, CA): Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies say a teenager was stabbed in an apparent gang-related confrontation, ran three blocks and collapsed in front of R. Rex Perris High School in Palmdale.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: April 25, 2011
Two shot at vigil in southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Two people were shot while holding a vigil in southeast Fresno on Monday night, the Fresno Police Department said.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: April 25, 2011
No one hurt in San Rafael gang shooting (San Rafael, CA): Three youths were arrested by San Rafael police Sunday after a gang-related shooting in which no one was hurt.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: April 25, 2011
Actor Olmos talks about reducing gang violence (Normal, CA): Forty years of activism in the gang prevention movement have convinced actor Edward James Olmos that gangs exist in many segments of society and involve people capable of good as well as bad acts.
Source: The Pantagraph Date: April 25, 2011
Rockford Police say weekend shooting is gang-related (Rockford, IL): Rockford Police say the shooting outside of the Booker Washington Community Center was gang related.
Source: WREX 13 News Date: April 25, 2011
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