Gang-Related News Articles
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Soccer league designed to keep kids out of gangs (Santa Cruz, CA): A new indoor soccer league is designed to keep California kids out of gangs. Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz has about 70 children participating the diocese pilot program, which is part of Bishop Richard Garcia's anti-gang effort.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 29, 2010
Jackson County Legislature gives $60,000 to Southern Christian Leadership Conference before budget is OK'd (Kansas City, MO): The Jackson County Legislature on Monday agreed to give $60,000 to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference from the county’s 2011 budget — even though the legislature hasn’t approved that budget.
Source: The Kansas City Star Date: November 29, 2010
Shooting on Highway 101 near Greenfield kills one, injures two (Greenfield, CA): Monterey County sheriff's deputies are investigating a Friday night gang-related shooting on Highway 101 that killed one man and injured two others.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 29, 2010
New Hanover sheriff's department steps up effort to curtail gang activity (Wilmington, NC): Experienced New Hanover County gang detectives are capable of determining at a glance the allegiance of a particular gang member based on the person’s interest in clothing, use of hand gestures, or, yes, even a graphic on a Facebook profile.
Source: StarNews Date: November 29, 2010
Felony charges for Visalia taggers (Visalia, CA) : A pair of taggers were arrested in Visalia in what police are calling a gang-related vandalism and that means the two face felony charges with a gang enhancement.
Source: KMJ 580 AM News Date: November 29, 2010
Four men are sent to the hospital, gang activity continues (San Francisco, CA): Gang activity in the Mission continued this weekend as four men were sent to the hospital in two separate incidents, police said.
Source: Mission Local Date: November 29, 2010
District Attorney creates "safety zone" around Haverstock Hills Apartments (Houston, TX): While local law enforcement has stepped up their presence at the suspected crime-haven Haverstock Hills Apartments, Harris County is moving forward with a never-before tried method to rid the area of crime— civil penalties.
Source: Northeast News Date: November 29, 2010
Boy, 16, arrested in weekend stabbing at St. Paul RiverCentre (St. Paul, MN): Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Monday in the stabbing of two teens during the weekend Hmong New Year celebration in St. Paul.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: November 29, 2010
Mob, gangs linked to more unsolved murders (Montreal, QC): Cops in British Columbia and Quebec are solving fewer murders than their counterparts in other provinces, a trend being blamed on higher levels of gang violence and organized crime in those jurisdictions.
Source: Toronto Sun Date: November 28, 2010
Bloods put their colors on for court in attempt to intimidate rival gangs (New York, NY) : Each day, a dozen or more young men stroll into Queens Supreme Court sporting the Cincinnati Reds' signature red-and-black cap.
Source: New York Daily News Date: November 28, 2010
Crips members facing drug charges said to have put ‘bounty’ on police officers (Niagara Falls, NY): A pair of Falls gang-bangers with West Coast ties recently put behind bars had put a bounty on the heads of two Cataract City cops.
Source: Niagara Gazette Date: November 28, 2010
One killed, two injured in shooting on Highway 101 (Greenfield, CA): Monterey County sheriff's deputies say a gang-related shooting on Highway 101 about 30 miles south of Salinas left one person dead and two others injured.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 27, 2010
Spike in gang crimes plagues CA's Coachella Valley (Cathedral City, CA): The master-planned Palm Springs Country Club Estates rose from the Southern California desert in the post-World War II boom with a sign promising to weary veterans and their families: "Come buy your dream home."
Source: The Associated Press Date: November 26, 2010
Police hit gang members in force before holiday (Chattanooga, TN): Following a spate of gang-related shootings over the weekend, Chattanooga police and other law enforcers swept through the city Wednesday, hauling gang members to jail.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: November 25, 2010
Pizza man gang slay (Hempstead, NY): Two teen thugs slaughtered a Long Island youth after he failed to respond to their gang signs as he walked past, cops said yesterday.
Source: New York Post Date: November 25, 2010
Gang violence suspected in Prince George fire (Prince George, BC): A 60-year-old disabled woman appears to be the latest victim of gang violence in Prince George, B.C.
Source: CBC News Date: November 25, 2010
Gang violence: Planada residents' health affected when it's not safe to go out (Planada, CA): Gang violence can be harmful to your health -- and not just if you're in a gang. Vicky Ramirez said gang violence in Planada has transformed the community into a place where many don't feel safe.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: November 24, 2010
First Trece is sentenced under gang injunction (Ogden, UT): The first Trece member to be sentenced under the fledgling injunction targeting the city's oldest street gang has been hit with fines totaling just more than $1,000.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: November 24, 2010
Gang activity escalates and casualties grow (San Francisco, CA): One violent death. One stabbing in broad daylight. Three young men shot - once of whom is now paralyzed from the chest down. All in the last three weeks.
Source: Mission Local Date: November 24, 2010
Police cite gang connection of three slain in pizza shop battle (Boston, MA): The name of the popular pizzeria in Jamaica Plain is the Same Old Place, but events Sunday night were shockingly out of the ordinary: A gang-affiliated gun-and-knife fight inside the shop took three lives and unsettled a neighborhood not accustomed to such violence.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: November 23, 2010
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