Gang-Related News Articles
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Gangs, organized crime will be focus of new Justice Department unit, crackdown (Washington, DC): Justice Department officials on Monday announced an intensified crackdown on organized crime and violent street gangs, saying they plan to combine the prosecution of both in a new unit.
Source: The Washington Post Date: July 12, 2010
Reputed gang leader gunned down (Trenton, NJ): A city man and reputed senior member of the Sex Money Murder faction of the Bloods street gang was found shot to death in his car early yesterday after patrol officers responded to an apparent car accident.
Source: The Times Date: July 11, 2010
Gang sweep by Tulare County Sheriff's Department unit results in 19 arrests (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County Sheriff’s Department gang-patrol members last week arrested 19 people on suspicion of various drug crimes, other crimes or vehicle code violations or on arrest warrants, officials said.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 11, 2010
City organizes assault on violence (Pittsburgh, PA): Behind a courtroom's doors this week, dozens of Pittsburgh's toughest troublemakers will face people they've hurt, people who could send them to prison, people who have been there before and people who can help.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: July 11, 2010
Police exchange shots with gunman in Humboldt Park (Chicago, IL): Police exchanged gunfire with alleged gang members shooting at a Humboldt Park porch early Saturday on the West Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: July 10, 2010
Two members of prison gang sentenced to more jail (Hagerstown, MD): An inmate who was a member of a violent gang run from a state penitentiary in Western Maryland has been sentenced to life in federal prison, and an accomplice has been sent away for 20 years, according to the Maryland U.S. attorney's office.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: July 10, 2010
Six suspects captured in Aryan gang bust (West Valley City, UT): FOX 13 was there when federal agents took in several alleged gang members who face drug and gun charges. The raid was part of a renewed effort by law enforcement to crack down on Aryan prison gangs.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: July 10, 2010
Suspected gang members arrested in Santa Rosa home burglary (Santa Rosa, CA): Three teens aged 16 and under — all alleged gang members — have been arrested in connection with a Santa Rosa residential burglary in which some $3,500 in household electronics, spray paint and alcohol were stolen, police said.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: July 9, 2010
2nd gun amnesty & possible peace deal between gangs? (Omaha, NE): Two of Omaha's rival street gangs may be open to a truce. The possibility revealed as Omaha police offer people a chance to get rid of unwanted and illegal guns.
Source: KMTV Action 3 News Date: July 9, 2010
Ultraviolent gang settling into suburban Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH): Butler County authorities are becoming increasingly concerned about the prevalence of a gang that is starting to take root in Cincinnati's northern suburbs.
Source: WLWT 5 News Date: July 9, 2010
Two arrested in weekend memorial shooting in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Two men are in custody in a weekend shooting that injured three women during a Fresno homicide victim's memorial.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 9, 2010
Holland gang incidents include shooting and attempted arson (Holland, MI): Two incidents believed to have been gang related have left one teen with a gunshot wound to the arm and another teen under arrest for attempted arson.
Source: FOX 17 News Date: July 9, 2010
An up-close look at graffiti (Elgin, IL): Street gang members who spray-paint neighborhoods and streets might think they are being cool, said one 10-year-old from the Boys & Girls Club of Elgin.
Source: The Courier-News Date: July 8, 2010
ICE arrests 18 in Mpls-area anti-gang operation (Bloomington, MN): Immigration officials say they arrested 18 men during a weeklong operation that targeted gang members in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
Source: KTTC News Date: July 8, 2010
Maryland prison guard among 15 accused of helping Black Guerilla Family gang (Maryland): Fifteen people, including a prison guard, are accused in federal court of belonging to or helping a violent gang that smuggled drugs and cellphones into Maryland's prisons and extorted cash from inmates who paid to escape attack.
Source: The Washington Post Date: July 7, 2010
Parents dispute '819' tag on gang suspects (Daytona Beach, FL): A group of furious parents gathered Tuesday on South Street, at the foot of what used to be the public housing apartments where they grew up, to decry the police chief's labeling of their children as street gang members.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal Date: July 7, 2010
Another man in gang crackdown pleads guilty (Tacoma, WA): Another man swept up during the crackdown on Tacoma’s Hilltop Crips street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Source: The News Tribune Date: July 7, 2010
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand unveils anti-gang agenda (Rochester, NY): With summer upon us and most kids out of school, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was in Rochester Tuesday to announce an agenda to combat gang activity and keep communities safe.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle Date: July 7, 2010
Reputed gang member charged in Greeley shooting (Greeley, CO): The Weld District Attorney's Office has charged a 23-year-old reputed gang member in Greeley with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after a gang shooting in late June.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: July 7, 2010
Boone County Gang Laws Show Results (Boone County, IL): Two alleged Latin King members have been charged with crimes connected with a pair of new laws aimed at weeding out gang activity.
Source: WIFR 23 News Date: July 7, 2010
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