Gang-Related News Articles
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Manchin signs anti-gang, school bus bills (Beckley, WV): Moving to head off the lawlessness of street gangs in West Virginia, viewed by one lawmaker as a burgeoning problem, Gov. Joe Manchin gave police more power Thursday to deal with them.
Source: The Register-Herald Date: April 2, 2010
Dorchester double shootings gang-related (Dorchester, MA): A Dorchester double shooting Wednesday night that left one man dead and another critically injured was gang-related, Boston police Commissioner Edward Davis said yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald Date: April 2, 2010
Gang members indicted in connection with "hit" (Kingston, NY): Seven members of the Sex, Money, Murder Gang and their associates were indicted by an Ulster County grand jury on eight counts in connection with the retaliation murder of a fellow grand member, who they thought was a snitch.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: April 2, 2010
Two injured in gang-related shooting in Providence (Providence, RI): Just hours after the city's third homicide of the year, two men were shot Thursday night in a separate incident in what the police describe as a gang-related drive-by shooting in the West End.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: April 2, 2010
Unsolved murder linked to gang members months before leader broke out of Osceola Jail (Kissimmee, FL): Months before Bloods gang leader Michael Rigby escaped from the Osceola County Jail, sheriff's investigators blamed members of the gang for a fatal brawl at a Buenaventura Lakes house party.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: April 2, 2010
Gang signs: a growing battle for the soul of Snohomish County's streets (Everett, WA): Snohomish County sheriff's deputy Bud McCurry was on gang patrol in Everett last summer when he stopped to talk with a boy known as Speedy. Speedy, 17, was polite and friendly to the cops. They knew what he was.
Source: The Daily Herald Date: April 1, 2010
Salinas police arrest three in gang sweeps (Salinas, CA): Salinas police Wednesday continued their effort to show gang members the harsh consequences of failing to heed warnings to stop the violence.
Source: The Californian Date: April 1, 2010
Feds, local officials eye gangs in Memphis meeting (Memphis, TN): Without fanfare or notice to the media, two top-level members of the Obama administration met Wednesday with local officials and community activists to work out a plan to reduce youth violence.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: April 1, 2010
Salinas-gang prevention initiative loses funding, but not heart (Salinas, CA): A pilot program aimed at ending gang violence in Salinas has run out of money, but it hasn't run out of fight.
Source: The Californian Date: April 1, 2010
Gang-related activity linked to cop shooting (Oak Hill, OH): Lt. Jim Sizemore with the Fayette County Sheriff's Department said the shooting of Corporal Chris Young has opened up a new investigation, gang related activity.
Source: WVNS 59 News Date: April 1, 2010
Suspected gang member arrested for last week's shooting (Tracy, CA): Police on Tuesday arrested a 20-year-old suspected gang member for accidentally shooting a teenaged girl last week and then covering the incident up.
Source: Tracy Press Date: April 1, 2010
Funds deployed in war on gangs (New Jersey): More than $10 million in federal and state funds will be funneled into new programs aimed at stemming the tide of gang violence and crime in New Jersey.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: April 1, 2010
Vineland combats gangs at school level (Vineland, NJ): Busting street gang members for crimes may draw the bulk of public attention, but the effort of law enforcement agencies to disrupt the phenomenal growth of gangs is a war with more than one front.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: March 31, 2010
Alleged attempt to smuggle drugs into Merced County Jail leads to arrests (Merced County, CA): A 21-year-old documented gang member was arrested this month after allegedly trying to smuggle about $1,500 worth of methamphetamine and marijuana into Merced County Jail.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: March 31, 2010
New information in Oak Hill police officer shooting (Oak Hill, WV): Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler said they have information that the Bloods and Crypts street gangs have been establishing a presence in the Beckley-Oak Hill area.
Source: The State Journal Date: March 31, 2010
Three arrests in Salinas drug, gun bust (Salinas, CA): An anonymous tip led authorities to three suspected gang members and a cache of guns and drugs in the Boronda area early Tuesday, said Salinas police.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: March 31, 2010
W. Richland girl arrested in taggings (Richland, WA): A 15-year-old West Richland girl has been arrested in connection with a series of graffiti taggings around West Richland the past two weekends, authorities said.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: March 31, 2010
Bloods gang invading Camden's streets (Camden, NJ): Gangs have a long history in this troubled city, but the criminal group now causing the most concern is a relative newcomer. The Bloods, an often-violent street gang that arrived in North Jersey less than 20 years ago, has steadily expanded its range to this area.
Source: Courier-Post Date: March 30, 2010
Fresno police steps up efforts to arrest Bulldog gang members (Fresno, CA): A string of gang shootings over the weekend are prompting concern about a rise in violence in the city of Fresno. Investigators call it a feud between two separate groups within the Bulldog criminal street Gang.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News Date: March 30, 2010
Two men arrested in killing of suspected gang leader (Baltimore, MD): Police said Monday they have arrested two suspects in the killing of a reputed gang leader who was gunned down in a Charles Village alley earlier this month.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: March 30, 2010
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