Gang-Related News Articles
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100 officers target gang activity during sweep (Bakersfield, CA): A task force of 100 officers swooped down Friday morning on a primarily Hispanic street gang based in east Bakersfield, making 11 arrests and seizing guns and drugs, the Kern County Sheriff's Department announced.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian Date: September 17, 2010
Suspected gang members arrested following shooting (Yuma, AZ): Yuma police have arrested three suspected gang members in an attempted murder following a shooting that happened Thursday evening.
Source: The Yuma Sun Date: September 17, 2010
More than 30 suspects arrested in operation targeting gang violence (Racine, WI): Thirty-five alleged violent gang members and associates were arrested as a result of a collaborative operation targeting gang-related crime and violence in several cities — including Racine — officials said Wednesday.
Source: The Journal Times Date: September 16, 2010
US attorney announces Chicago drug arrests (Chicago, IL): A top prosecutor says the arrests this week of about 20 members of the Gangster 2-6 Nation are part of a push to dismantle Chicago's street gangs.
Source: CBS 2 News Date: September 16, 2010
Teen gang member found dead is identified (Santa Ana, CA): A 14-year-old Santa Ana gang member was found shot to death inside a stolen vehicle Wednesday night, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 16, 2010
Gangs urged to keep peace after park brawl (Houston, TX): Pastors and activists are calling for gangs to stay away from a southeast Houston park where youth football games were canceled last weekend because of a large gang-related brawl.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 16, 2010
Weber prosecutor says restraining orders against gangs may be expanded (Ogden, UT): Police, educators and community leaders from all over northern Utah met in Ogden on Thursday to talk about the latest trends and solutions dealing with gangs.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: September 16, 2010
Letting gang activity go unchecked creates menace (Kearney, NE): Gangs are everywhere in Nebraska, including Kearney, and state officials hope that by educating law enforcers the problem can be managed. "Gangs are right here in Kearney and across the state, and not just in Omaha," said Nebraska's Attorney General Jon Bruning.
Source: Lexington Clipper-Herald Date: September 16, 2010
Homeboy Industries gets $1.3-million county contract (Los Angeles County, CA): Los Angeles County supervisorsTuesday awarded Homeboy Industries a $1.3-million contract, providing critically needed funding for the gang intervention program founded two decades ago by Father Gregory Boyle.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 15, 2010
Kane state's attorney suing gang members (Elgin, IL): About 70 members of an Elgin street gang have been named as defendants in a civil lawsuit filed by the Kane County State's Attorney's Office in what authorities say is an effort to deter them from taking part in gang-related activity.
Source: The Courier-News Date: September 15, 2010
Accused gang members appear in court to fight police restraining orders (Ogden, UT): Alleged members of a street gang here appeared in court to fight a controversial plan to serve them with restraining orders, preventing them from associating with each other within city limits.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: September 15, 2010
27 suspected gang members and associates arrested in Oklahoma immigration sting (Oklahoma City, OK): Twenty-seven suspected gang members and their associates were among 46 people arrested in Oklahoma in a four-day immigration sting that ended Saturday, federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said.
Source: The Oklahoman Date: September 15, 2010
Possible gang affiliation casts new police light on these clowns (Ogden, UT): Juggalos are the fastest-growing gang in Ogden, police officials say. But are all those with painted faces and an appreciation for Insane Clown Posse considered gang members?
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: September 15, 2010
Suspected member of gang arrested (Duluth, GA): A believed gang member was arrested Tuesday after police said he fired several rifle rounds into a Duluth home, the bullets stopping just short of a child’s bedroom.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post Date: September 15, 2010
Gang injunction opponent winds up in jail (Oakland, CA): A controversial gang injunction has been in effect in North Oakland for three months and now, one of its most vocal opponents is in jail.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: September 15, 2010
Four arrested in connection with an alleged criminal gang (LaGrange, GA): LaGrange Police make four arrests in connection with an alleged Criminal Street Gang "Insane Gangster Disciples."
Source: WLTZ 38 News Date: September 15, 2010
Salina police chief says new unit is response to 'emerging gang problem' (Salina, KS): Salina Police Chief Jim Hill says he has created a new unit in the department to confront an emerging gang problem in the central Kansas city.
Source: FOX 4 News Date: September 14, 2010
Accused Baltimore gang leader to plead guilty (Blatimore, MD): Todd Duncan, who is accused of running the Baltimore operation of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang, plans to plead guilty Tuesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to a drug conspiracy charge, his lawyer said.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: September 14, 2010
Gang summit to focus on what is working to curb violence (San Diego, CA): Community leaders across San Diego County are coming together on Tuesday to discuss how to break the cycle of gang violence in local neighborhoods. They’re also hoping to bust some stereotypes along the way.
Source: KPBS News Date: September 14, 2010
Police monitor increased gang activity in Montgomery County (Christianburg, VA): Police have launched an investigation after seeing an increase in New River Valley gang activity in recent months. Special Agent Rolfe Grubb with the Virginia State Police gang unit said he has been looking into gang activity primarily in Montgomery County and Christiansburg for more than four months.
Source: The Roanoke Times Date: September 14, 2010
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