Gang-Related News Articles
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Four Kennewick officers work to gather gang intelligence (Kennewick, WA): Kennewick police are developing another way to keep officers informed on gang activity as they develop strategies to limit gang violence.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: April 7, 2010
Sweep targets Pico Rivera gang (Pico Rivera, CA): Deputies arrested a parolee, a 17-year-old boy and seized a handgun, a shotgun and methamphetamine during an early morning sweep targeting a local gang.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: April 7, 2010
Keansburg man, ex-prison officer among 22 indicted in gang case (Trenton, NJ): A Keansburg man who authorities say ran a drugs and weapons operation at the Shore for a set of the Bloods has been charged with first-degree gang criminality in a 22-person indictment that includes the gang's imprisoned "godfather" and a corrections officer.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: April 7, 2010
Metro police want to use civil courts to fight gangs (Nashville, TN): Metro police plan to use the civil courts to help fight gang activity in Nashville, according to Police Chief Ronal Serpas. Effective May 1, a new third gang unit will focus on developing evidence to pursue civil injunctions against gang members.
Source: The Tennessean Date: April 7, 2010
Macon police make arrests in gang-related shootings (Macon, GA): Macon police have made five arrests and are looking for three people in connection with five gang-related, drive-by shootings.
Source: The Telegraph Date: April 6, 2010
Md. Senate panel weighs bill to curb gang activity (Annapolis, MD): A Maryland Senate panel may recommend changes to legislation designed to keep gang activity out of schools.
Source: Boston Herald Date: April 6, 2010
Gang-related graffiti found in Five Points (Atlanta, GA): One or more people went on a damaging spree this weekend, marking cars with gang graffiti near Five Points and other areas that previously hadn't seen gang-related crime, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: April 6, 2010
House OKs stronger laws against gang members (Annapolis, MD): The House of Delegates passed legislation on Tuesday to make it easier to prosecute gang members and stiffen penalties against them.
Source: WJZ 13 News Date: April 6, 2010
Three Adelanto gang members arrested during bust (Adelanto, CA): Sheriff's deputies seized drugs and a short-barreled shotgun, and arrested three suspected gang members at an Adelanto home Sunday.
Source: The Sun Date: April 6, 2010
Raid targets gang activity (Asheville, NC): Gang members, associates and other law violators were arrested over the weekend following a multi-squad raid of an Asheville nightclub and other locations, authorities said.
Source: Times-News Date: April 6, 2010
As weather heats up, so does gang activity (Newberry, SC): Newberry police say a rise in violence can be blamed on two gangs. Now they're looking into shootings and armed robberies in one area in the last two weeks.
Source: WIS 10 News Date: April 6, 2010
Three shot, one beaten in Waycross brawl (Waycross, GA): Waycross police are seeking at least a dozen people they believe were present when three men were shot and fourth was beaten Monday night during a fight at Bailey Street Park.
Source: The Florida Times-Union Date: April 6, 2010
Council votes to toughen panhandling law (Yakima, WA): Acknowledging that gang violence is a far worse problem in Yakima, the City Council sidestepped a proposed crackdown on panhandling and opted for a more limited response.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: April 6, 2010
Gangs of Oak Hill? (Oak Hill, WV): An investigation into the shooting of a police officer in Southern West Virginia is leading investigators into things they'd hoped they'd never see.
Source: MetroNews Date: April 5, 2010
NYPD arrests dozens after gang runs amok in Times Square, Herald Square (New York, NY): Fifty-four people were arrested Monday morning after hundreds of young thugs rampaged through Times Square and Herald Square in what cops say has become a new Easter night tradition of Midtown mayhem.
Source: New York Daily News Date: April 5, 2010
Woman injured in Ogden gang shooting, police say (Ogden, UT): A woman was injured in a shooting early Monday morning in Ogden, and police believe it was gang related.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: April 5, 2010
Triple stabbing is gang-related (Las Vegas, NV): A trio of juvenile gang members is responsible for three stabbings overnight in a neighborhood near downtown Las Vegas, police said.
Source: KVVU FOX5 News Date: April 5, 2010
Gang problems can't be arrested away (Shelby, NC): If you’ve passed the intersection of South Post and Marion streets, you’ve seen the billboard. Nicky Cruz – coming to the Cleveland County Fairgrounds May 1. Cruz cut his teeth as a gang leader in Brooklyn, N.Y. Now he’s trying to teach others not to follow in his footsteps.
Source: The Star Date: April 5, 2010
Judge grants permanent injunction against Adelanto gang (Adelanto, CA): A judge has granted a permanent gang injunction against the Brown Pride Gang in Adelanto which among more than two dozen terms would make it a crime for members to congregate in public or wear gang attire within the safety zone, authorities said.
Source: Daily Press Date: April 5, 2010
An unwelcome Easter custom in Times Square: Violence (New York, NY): In the waning hours of Sunday, what has become something of a violent Easter night ritual began to unfold. Hundreds of people filled Times Square, some pouring out of the subway, howling and unruly.
Source: The New York Times Date: April 5, 2010
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