Gang-Related News Articles
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L.A. shootings leave three dead, four wounded (Los Angeles, CA): Three people were killed and four wounded in half a dozen shootings late Saturday and early Sunday in Los Angeles County, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: January 25, 2010
SC county copes with surge in gun violence, gangs (Walterboro, SC): South Carolina law enforcement agents have set up shop in Colleton County, hoping to stem a surge in gun violence and gang activity which has led to its highest homicide count in a decade.
Source: The State Date: January 25, 2010
Young men escape bloodshed in Somalia, but find violence in Minnesota (St. Paul, MN): ***In the first of a three-part series, "Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota," reporter Laura Yuen explores the trap of violence that some young men have fallen into as they struggle to adjust to life in the United States.*** On a recent afternoon, a group of mourners for three East-African men shot to death at a Minneapolis market, shoveled heaps of dirt onto caskets.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio Date: January 25, 2010
Two arrested after car chase, gang fight in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Two suspected gang members were in custody and a third was being sought by Santa Rosa police early Monday following a fight between feuding gangs in Rincon Valley late Sunday night.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: January 25, 2010
Atlanta combats gang problem (Atlanta, GA): An emergency community meeting was called in southwest Atlanta after there was a rash of burglaries, and the arrest of a number of gang members, many of them teenagers.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta Date: January 25, 2010
Prosecutor says suspect in attack part of alleged Juggalos gang (Stockton, CA): You've heard of the Bloods and Crips, Norteños and Sureños - reviled criminal street gangs known for violent turf wars, graffiti and drugs sales. But the Juggalos? While there is no universal agreement, law enforcement officials across the country have begun to tag them as an emerging gang.
Source: The Record Date: January 24, 2010
Community works to stem gang graffiti (Terra Bella, CA): Community leaders gathered Wednesday night at the Presbyterian Church of Terra Bella for a discussion about how to stem a recent rise in vandalism believed to be the work of street gangs.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: January 24, 2010
Gang shooting injures one (Evans, CO): One man was wounded after rival gangs threw bottles and fired multiple rounds during a barbecue in a park, police said.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS Date: January 24, 2010
12 people arrested for early-morning gang fight at Kennewick home (Kennewick, WA): Members of the same gang reportedly got into a bloody fight this morning, sending several people to the hospital and 12 to jail.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: January 24, 2010
Funds at risk for gang prevention efforts (Oklahoma City, OK): Myron Mayberry will still check up on youths that he’s trying to keep out of gangs if his contract with the Office of Juvenile Affairs ends.
Source: The Oklahoman Date: January 24, 2010
Salinas police step up anti-gang efforts (Salinas, CA): As Salinas prepares for its second round of gang "call-in" meetings, police are preparing to mobilize the enforcement side of the Ceasefire program.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: January 24, 2010
Pasadena at-risk youth program gets the boot (Pasadena, CA): Keith "Sarge" Gibbs wants answers. Gibbs has been locked in a months-long battle with Pasadena Unified School District officials over his school-based nonprofit program, Sarge's Community Base, which utilizes his 22 years in the military to reform at-risk teens through hard work, counseling and discipline.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: January 24, 2010
Officials want stiffer graffiti punishment (Russellville, AL): Local legislators plan to introduce a bill next week that will spell out specific penalties for gang activity and would bring harsher punishment to vandals who paint graffiti.
Source: TimesDaily Date: January 23, 2010
Brockton cops eye city gangs as they probe recent killings and drug dealing (Brockton, MA): Amid the clutter in a Walnut Street basement, narcotics detectives found three spiral notebooks on a desk near the stairs. Inside were handwritten rules and regulations for the Folk Nation, an alliance of street gangs based in the Chicago area.
Source: The Cambridge Chronicle Date: January 23, 2010
Arrests in gang injunction (Wichita Falls, TX): In the first few months of the city’s newest gang injunction, Wichita Falls police have made several arrests related to violations.
Source: Times Record News Date: January 23, 2010
Mowat Gang (Lynn Haven, FL): Authorities say the fight in the boy's bathroom at Mowat Middle School last Friday, was actually an initiation into a street gang known as the "G's", or the Ganster Disciples.
Source: WJHG NewsChannel 7 Date: January 22, 2010
Two arrested after alleged Fall River drive-by shooting (Fall River, MA): A man tied to the Bloods street gang is facing charges he was allegedly behind the wheel in a drive-by shooting late Thursday night.
Source: The Herald News Date: January 22, 2010
Gang members appear in court in alleged Duarte hate crime attack (Duarte, CA): Two Latino gang members accused of shooting a black man and trying to run him over with a car in an alleged hate crime in Duarte last month appeared in court Friday, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: January 22, 2010
Three Plant City, Florida gang members convicted (Plant City, FL): Three Plant City, Florida gang members were convicted today on conspiracy to commit racketeering. The three members were part of the West Side gang (also known as the Black MOB) and each face up to thirty years.
Source: Examiner Date: January 22, 2010
Four people arrested in alleged gang-related incident (Spartanburg County, SC): Four alleged gang members have been arrested after they allegedly threatened a young boy and his mother during a dispute over him leaving the gang.
Source: WSPA 7 News Date: January 21, 2010
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