Gang-Related News Articles
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James Bond robbers reprising their role (Englewood, NJ): They stalk the wealthiest neighborhoods, sometimes driving rented luxury cars to go undetected. They rip alarm panels off the walls, often ransacking homes without worry of police interference.
Source: The Record Date: April 25, 2011
Deputies arrest 11 in gang sweep in Goshen (Goshen, CA): Sheriff's deputies have arrested 11 alleged gang members last week in Goshen during a gang sweep, according to the Tulare County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: April 25, 2011
Oakland lays groundwork for third gang injunction (Oakland, CA): The Oakland city attorney's office, already embroiled in a long-running legal fight over whether it can restrict the movements of alleged gang members in the Fruitvale neighborhood, is making plans to seek a similar court order in East Oakland.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: April 25, 2011
Teen stabbed in Palmdale, collapses near school (Palmdale, CA): Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies say a teenager was stabbed in an apparent gang-related confrontation, ran three blocks and collapsed in front of R. Rex Perris High School in Palmdale.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: April 25, 2011
Two shot at vigil in southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): Two people were shot while holding a vigil in southeast Fresno on Monday night, the Fresno Police Department said.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: April 25, 2011
No one hurt in San Rafael gang shooting (San Rafael, CA): Three youths were arrested by San Rafael police Sunday after a gang-related shooting in which no one was hurt.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: April 25, 2011
Actor Olmos talks about reducing gang violence (Normal, CA): Forty years of activism in the gang prevention movement have convinced actor Edward James Olmos that gangs exist in many segments of society and involve people capable of good as well as bad acts.
Source: The Pantagraph Date: April 25, 2011
Rockford Police say weekend shooting is gang-related (Rockford, IL): Rockford Police say the shooting outside of the Booker Washington Community Center was gang related.
Source: WREX 13 News Date: April 25, 2011
Program preaches anti-gang message (Salisbury, NC): Rowan County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Flowers said that when he checks the jail log after arresting a gang member, he never sees listings for visits by fellow gang members. Only family members visit the gang members in jail.
Source: Salisbury Post Date: April 24, 2011
Gang shooting results in arrests of three boys (San Rafael, CA) : Three boys were arrested early Sunday in connection to a gang-related shooting in the Canal area of San Rafael, police said.
Source: SanRafaelPatch Date: April 24, 2011
Memphis police charge teen with gang killing (Memphis, TN): An 18-year-old gang member was killed March 30 with a gun he handed to his killer, who police say was a fellow gang member.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: April 24, 2011
Bill cracks down on crime (Frankford, DE): Since the Department of Justice started cracking down on drug-ridden homes in 2007, more than 140 properties across Delaware have been rehabilitated under the nuisance abatement program.
Source: The Daily Times Date: April 24, 2011
Security breakdown at Rikers Island left shackled inmate a sitting duck for savage slashing (New York, NY) : A major security breakdown on Rikers Island left a shackled inmate unsupervised - a virtual sitting duck for another prisoner who savagely slashed him, sources told the Daily News.
Source: New York Daily News Date: April 24, 2011
14 felony arrests in Fresno-area gang crackdown (Fresno, CA): Law-enforcement officers on Friday made 14 felony arrests as part of a series of operations to prevent violence among gangs in Fresno and surrounding communities.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: April 23, 2011
Pueblo battles soaring homicide rate (Pueblo, CO): A string of slayings in Pueblo this year has the Steel City eyeing a grim crown — as a contender for Colorado’s deadliest community.
Source: The Gazette Date: April 23, 2011
Gangs, drugs rise in northeastern Pennsylvania (Monroe County, PA): A new report confirms what many Monroe County residents probably already fear: Drug and gang activity have increased in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Source: Pocono Record Date: April 23, 2011
Customs raids net 22 'transnational' gang members (Chicago, IL): A five-day law enforcement operation targeting suspected members of transnational gangs has resulted in the arrests of 22 men in Bolingbrook, Joliet, Glendale Heights and Melrose Park, officials say.
Source: Chicago Breaking News Date: April 22, 2011
Gangs have a leg up on police (Salinas, CA): A Naval Postgraduate School study applying counterinsurgency theories to Salinas gang violence has come up with some startling conclusions: Street gangs control and exploit information better than law enforcement, giving them an "information advantage" that city officials must work to overcome.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: April 22, 2011
Waterloo man gets prison for gang recruitment(Waterloo, IA): A 38-year-old Waterloo man will serve up to 10 years in prison for recruiting teenagers for a gang.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: April 22, 2011
Sheriff implements initiatives to curb gang activity (Okaloosa County, FL): The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has undertaken a number of new initiatives in an effort to curb and counteract gang activity.
Source: Crestview News Bulletin Date: April 22, 2011
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