Gang-Related News Articles
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Ogden gang’s history recounted in injunction hearing (Ogden, UT): A police detective testified Tuesday on the history and culture of a gang based here to show a judge why members of the gang should not be allowed to associate with one another.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 14, 2010
Giuliani calls for federal anti-gang task force (Chicago, IL): The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Illinois raised the specter of Chicago gangster Al Capone on Monday in calling on the federal government to become more involved in fighting modern-day street gangs nationwide.
Source: The Associated Press Date: September 13, 2010
$985,000 in federal grants awarded (Little Rock, AR): Three federal grants worth $985,000 have been awarded to organizations in Arkansas to assist services for children, Democrats in the state’s congressional delegation announced today.
Source: Arkansas News Bureau Date: September 13, 2010
Two arrested in La Puente shooting (La Puente, CA): Deputies arrested two out of five men who were involved in a shooting in La Puente Sunday night, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: September 13, 2010
Suspected Pasadena Denver Lanes street gang members arraigned Monday for role in Pasadena shooting (Pasadena, CA): Four suspected members of the Pasadena Denver Lanes street gang appeared in court Monday in connection with a shooting spree in Northwest Pasadena that left a 75-year-old woman and her 52-year-old daughter injured.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: September 13, 2010
Tewksbury man arrested on gang-related charges (Tewksbury, MA): A Tewksbury man was arrested last week as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into area street gangs. The investigation, dubbed “Operation Pitchfork,” culminated Friday with charges against 16 members and associates of several North Shore street gangs.
Source: Tewksbury Advocate Date: September 13, 2010
Hays homicide linked to Mexican Mafia (San Marcos, TX): Four people have now been arrested in a homicide Hays County Sheriff’s Office detectives said is linked to the Mexican Mafia prison gang.
Source: KXAN News Date: September 13, 2010
Alleged gang members held in Daly City slaying (Daly City, CA): Two alleged members of a notoriously violent street gang have been arrested in the slaying of a Daly City man who was shot after getting off a Muni bus on Mission Street near his home, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: September 12, 2010
Three injured in gang-related shootings (Salinas, CA): Two separate gang-related shootings Saturday night left three people injured, Salinas police said.
Source: KSBW 8 News Date: September 12, 2010
Suspected Santa Rosa gang member arrested for assaulting teen (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police arrested a suspected gang member Saturday night on charges he pulled a gun during a brawl and struck a teenager over the head with it.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: September 12, 2010
ACLU files motion against attempt to ban gang members from gathering (Ogden, UT): The American Civil Liberties Union came out against Ogden’s new anti-gang measure last week, saying it would be “heavy-handed” and ineffective to make it a crime for members of the Ogden Trece to gather in public.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 11, 2010
Man may have been beaten for not belonging to a gang (Lansing, MI): Four men stopped a young man Thursday in Lansing and asked whether he had a gang affiliation. When he replied no, the men tried to pistol whip him and possibly shot him, police said.
Source: Lansing State Journal Date: September 11, 2010
Lucky breaks as juvenile kept Latin Kings leader free (Milwaukee, WI): When it came to violent crime, Armando Barragan started young, shooting up a van of rival gang members at age 14 and, eight months later, attacking a Milwaukee police officer, trying to grab his gun.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: September 11, 2010
Seattle gang member sentenced to 2 1/2 years for selling crack coaine (Seattle, WA): A 25-year-old Seattle man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute. Kevin Frederick Coleman, also know as "Gusto," was targeted for federal prosecution in 2009.
Source: The News Tribune Date: September 11, 2010
Boiceville shooting suspects have gang ties, police say (Boiceville, NY): The two Kingston teens charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 20-year-old man have ties to the Bloods street gang, a state police official said on Friday.
Source: Daily Freeman Date: September 11, 2010
Bloods leader gets 50 years (Suffolk, VA): One of the top two leaders of the so-called Bounty Hunter Bloods/Nine Tech Gangster street gang was sentenced on Friday to 50 years in prison for his role in the gang.
Source: Suffolk News-Herald Date: September 11, 2010
Alleged gang members stuck by Operation Pitchfork (Boston, MA): A yearlong investigation into drug and gun trafficking culminated with the arrests of 10 alleged gang members on state and federal charges in a series of predawn raids in Lawrence and Haverhill yesterday.
Source: Eagle-Tribune Date: September 11, 2010
Downtown gang rumble leads to shooting arrest (Vancouver, WA): A 25-year-old Vancouver, Wash., man was arrested early Saturday morning after a shooting during a downtown Portland rumble between gang members.
Source: The Portland Tribune Date: September 11, 2010
LA gang member arrested in Granite Falls (Granite Falls, NC): Officers with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals Hornet's Nest Task Force arrested a man they said is member of a Los Angeles area gang.
Source: WBTV 3 News Date: September 11, 2010
Two gang members convicted of hate-crime murders (Los Angeles, CA): Two Latino gang members were convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in a hate-crime trial involving the deaths of a 14-year-old black girl and a potential witness in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 10, 2010
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