Gang-Related News Articles
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Four admit to charges in Modesto assault case (Modesto, CA): Four followers of the band Insane Clown Posse admitted in court Monday to acting as members of a criminal street gang that police call Juggalos when they assaulted a man strolling with his daughters through Graceada Park a year ago.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: March 24, 2010
Two struck by car in Koreatown gang attack (Los Angeles, CA): One man was killed and another injured when they were run over by a car in an apparent gang-related attack in Koreatown, police said Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 24, 2010
Salinas boy fatally shot while playing in yard (Salinas, CA): Salinas police say a 6-year-old boy is dead after a stray bullet struck him in the head while he was playing in his backyard.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News Date: March 24, 2010
Chicago police seize $17.5 million worth of cocaine, largest find this year (Chicago, IL): Chicago police say they have seized cocaine with a street value of $17.5 million — the largest find by the department so far this year.
Source: WQAD 8 News Date: March 24, 2010
Four gangsters arrested for armed robbery of smoke shop (Victorville, CA): Authorities worked for almost two days and arrested four gang members after the armed robbery of a Victorville smoke shop, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Victorville station officials said.
Source: Daily Press Date: March 24, 2010
Three gang members arrested (Salinas, CA): Three gang members were arrested Sunday at 10:40 p.m. in the 300 block of Elwood after Officers with the Violence Suppression Unit conducted a vehicle check on a suspicious car with several gang members inside.
Source: KION 46 News Date: March 22, 2010
Gang-related violence once was commonplace (Kankakee County, IL): Maria O'Connor's death March 2 in gang crossfire has sparked memories for some residents of a particularly deadly period in Kankakee's history in the early 1990s. But police say the current situation isn't nearly as bad.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: March 22, 2010
Deputies target gang members, 19 arrests made (Spartanburg, SC): A weekend operation targeting known members of street gangs yielded 19 arrests, and more are anticipated.
Source: Spartanburg Herald-Journal Date: March 22, 2010
2nd sweep nets 25, most with suspected gang ties (El Paso, TX): El Paso police and Texas state troopers have waged a second assault against suspected members of the Barrio Azteca border gang, arresting 25 people in a second phase of "Operation Knock Down," city and state police said Monday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: March 22, 2010
'Gangs' series investigates Central Jersey's criminal organizations (New Jersey): Murder. Fear. Intimidation. Gangs, like the Bloods and MS-13, are terrorizing New Jersey.
Source: Courier News Date: March 21, 2010
Suspect arrested in connection with murder of young couple (Los Angeles, CA): A 24-year-old suspect in the brutal killings of a young New Jersey couple has been arrested in Paramount, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 21, 2010
Anti-gang police squad is target of booby traps (Hemet, CA): Police officers in this retirement town in rural Riverside County have been on edge in recent weeks. Someone is trying to kill them.
Source: The Journal Gazette Date: March 21, 2010
Oxnard man accused of threatening victim in front of officers (Oxnard, CA): A gang member was booked into the Ventura County Jail on suspicion of robbery and making criminal threats after he allegedly threatened his victim in front of witnesses — two Oxnard Police Department officers.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: March 21, 2010
Alleged gang members arrested (Yuma, AZ): Four alleged gang members are in the Yuma County Adult Detention Center after a handgun reportedly was found in the vehicle they were traveling in Friday afternoon.
Source: The Yuma Sun Date: March 20, 2010
Gang shooting outside club near Seattle Center (Seattle, WA): A 16-year-old boy was arrested by members of the Gang Unit Friday night after a shooting outside a club near the Seattle Center.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: March 20, 2010
Former gang members show how art changed their lives in new Whittier art gallery exhibit (Whittier, CA): Two decades ago, a group of former Whittier-area and San Gabriel Valley gang members put down their weapons and picked up paint brushes and pencils.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: March 20, 2010
Community gathers for anti-gang forum (Yakima, WA): The fight against gangs is picking up steam. Hundreds came together Saturday to speak out against the violence. Families from all across the Yakima Valley met to map out a plan to help curb gang activity.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: March 20, 2010
Loose gang structure complicates Augusta count (Augusta, GA): Is it 25? How about five? Or could it be as high as 40? When it comes to gangs in Augusta, it seems the number depends on who's asked, the definition of what constitutes such activity and how well it's organized.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle Date: March 20, 2010
Hope, fear mix in Pepperidge neighborhood (Pepperidge, GA): On a dead-end street in the Pepperidge neighborhood -- not far from where a teenager was killed last month -- sits Victor Weddington's one-story home.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle Date: March 20, 2010
Calif Police Department on alert for deadly traps (Hemet, CA): Police in this picturesque city in rural Riverside County have been on edge in recent weeks. Someone is trying to kill them.
Source: The New York Times Date: March 19, 2010
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