Gang-Related News Articles
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Police arrest 78 people through weekend gang initative (Nashville, TN): The Metro Police department arrested 78 people through the Operation Safer Streets gang enforcement initiative, which took place Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Source: The Tennessean Date: July 12, 2011
Gang violence leaves two men shot in Joliet (Joliet, IL): Two men were expected to survive a shooting attack that resulted from a gang confrontation Sunday morning.
Source: The Herald-News Date: July 11, 2011
Lake Charles gang activity serious threat (Lake Charles, LA): Gang activity in Lake Charles is a problem that should not be ignored, a parish gang expert said. Sgt. Robert Broussard is a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy and a member of the Calcasieu Parish Gang Task Force — a seven-member group of law enforcers from the sheriff’s office, Lake Charles police and FBI working to monitor and prevent gang activity in the parish, he said.
Source: American Press Date: July 11, 2011
Deputies arrest Nacogdoches man in gang-related beating (Nacogdoches County, TX): The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office has arrested one man and is looking for three more in connection to a man getting beaten with a gun. Sheriff Thomas Kerss said the attack is related to intimidation tactics associated with an increase of gang activity in the Hispanic community in Nacogdoches County.
Source: KTRE 9 News Date: July 11, 2011
One killed, two injured in gang-related shooting (Nashville, TN): One person was killed and two others were injured in a gang-related shootout in North Nashville.
Source: WTVF NewsChannel 5 Date: July 11, 2011
Red Bluff police are concerned with gang activity (Red Bluff, CA): With the recent gang related crimes in Red Bluff, officers are working hard to combat the problem. Police say that over the weekend, one man was nearly stabbed to death by what they believe was gang motivated
Source: KRCR 7 News Date: July 11, 2011
Chief: Shootings are gang-related (Greenville, NC) : Greenville police arrested four men in connection with a Saturday night shooting, Greenville Police Chief William Anderson announced Monday as violent crimes continued through the weekend in the city.
Source: The Daily Reflector Date: July 11, 2011
Gangs in Albany, officials warn youth to stay clear (Albany, GA): Albany Police Department’s Gang Task Force Unit stopped by the River Road Church of Christ on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to talk to the youth about gang activity.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News Date: July 11, 2011
Weekend slaying was gang motived: Sheriff's Office continues investigation in death of Soquel man (Watsonville, CA): The fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man outside a party on Manfre Road early Saturday morning was gang motivated, sheriff's deputies said Monday.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: July 11, 2011
Mayor Adams creates anti-gang Web site (Portland, OR): Mayor Sam Adams has created a Web site that lists anti-gang efforts in Portland and calls out for volunteers to help combat the problem.
Source: MSNBC KGW Date: July 11, 2011
Suspected gang member is arrested (Gainesville, FL): A Gainesville man thought to be a member of an area street gang was arrested Friday on theft and drug charges after deputies stopped his car and reported finding him with a computer he admitted had been stolen.
Source: The Gainesville Sun Date: July 11, 2011
Task force tackles Island hot spots in search of gang members (Vancouver, BC): It's 10:33 p.m. Saturday night of the Canada Day long weekend in downtown Victoria, and eight cops from the Integrated Gang Task Force and two Victoria police officers march single file into Monty's Showroom Pub, wearing bulletproof vests and packing sidearms.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: July 10, 2011
Broderick Boys: What does the gang injunction mean? (West Sacramento, CA): While many believe the Broderick Boys gang injunction will continue to reduce crime in West Sacramento, a lawyer representing the alleged gang members still hopes to have the ruling overturned.
Source: Daily Democrat Date: July 10, 2011
Juveniles with guns on the rise in Toledo (Toledo, OH): Outside the Moody Manor apartments, 17-year-old Demarrio Knight looked surprised when he was asked how many people he knew owned guns.
Source: The Blade Date: July 10, 2011
Eight gang members arrested in San Juan (San Juan, TX): Local authorities worked hand in hand to arrest seven members of the Po’Boys street gang and one member of the Mexican Mafia. Four of the members were adults, while the other four were teenagers.
Source: The Brownsville Herald Date: July 10, 2011
Boy, 17, killed in suspected gang-related shooting (Oceanside, CA): Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has been killed in a suspected gang-related drive-by shooting in Oceanside.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 9, 2011
Governor wipes out state gang task force (Tulare, CA): With his signature of the state budget, Gov. Jerry Brown eliminated the statewide gang task force that was touted during a press conference in Tulare April 7 by state Attorney General Kamala Harris and local law enforcement officials.
Source: The Recorder Date: July 9, 2011
Man, child wounded in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA): A 7-year-old girl and a 21-year-old man were wounded in a southeastern San Diego neighborhood Saturday afternoon in what police described as a gang-related shooting.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: July 9, 2011
Police say shooting was gang-related (Columbia, MO): An 18-year-old black man was shot in the hip while inside his northeast Columbia apartment during what police are calling a gang-related attack.
Source: Columbia Daily Tribune Date: July 9, 2011
Gang member sentenced in weapons, drug case (Gulfport, MS): A member of the Simon City Royals street gang has pleaded guilty to federal charges of possession of a firearm after a felony conviction and possession with the intent to distribute three grams of methamphetamine, U.S. District Court records show.
Source: Sun Herald Date: July 8, 2011
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