Gang-Related News Articles
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Western Carolina University professors study gang activity in Asheville, Haywood areas (Asheville, NC): Two professors from Western Carolina University hope findings from an ongoing study will help communities prevent gang violence.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times Date: July 20, 2010
Teens charged with first 'gang member felonies' seek plea deals (Wyoming): It made a big splash earlier this month when Wyoming authorities held a press conference to trumpet the news: Kent County's first-ever charges of "gang member felonies" were being brought against two teens accused of firing a gun into a crowd outside Lee High School, injuring a 15-year-old girl.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press Date: July 19, 2010
Gang shootings fuel homicide rate (Omaha, NE): The short life of Andrew "Lucky" Galligo came to a sudden end June 18 in a parking lot near 24th and Vinton Streets. Around 8:30 p.m., the 19-year-old man exchanged gang hand signs with a woman, according to court testimony.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: July 19, 2010
Tulare County gang suppression raid ends in 10 arrests (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County sheriff's deputies arrested 10 people, three of them juveniles, during a Friday/Saturday operation aimed at suppressing gang violence in Cutler, Orosi and Dinuba.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 19, 2010
105 people in Dallas-Fort Worth arrested in ICE sting (Dallas, TX): A five-day operation that targeted foreign-born gang members and their associates has resulted in the arrests of nearly 40 people from the Arlington and Fort Worth area, authorities with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Monday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: July 19, 2010
N.J. authorities indict 14 accused Gangster Killer Bloods gang members (Trenton, NJ): Fourteen Trenton residents, all alleged members of the Gangster Killer Bloods gang, have been indicted for racketeering, officials announced today.
Source: The Times Date: July 19, 2010
4 Long Beach men charged with witness intimidation in gang murder trial (Long Beach, CA): Four Long Beach men were charged Monday with trying to intimidate witnesses in a gang murder trial, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: July 19, 2010
'Scary' growth of gangs in war zones (Chicago, IL): Being in a street gang is now forbidden for members of the U.S. armed forces. But you might not guess that if you were to visit U.S. military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to soldiers who have recently served there.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: July 18, 2010
Ceasefire-type programs receive AG's backing (Salinas, CA): Salinas officials joined U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in New Orleans last week as he announced his support of Ceasefire-style anti-violence strategies.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: July 18, 2010
Cops step up anti-gang effort in city (Trenton, NJ): City police and their law enforcement partners have been conducting sweeps on known gang areas and aggressively pursuing known gang members on warrant charges and probation violations in the wake of an alleged gangster's death last weekend.
Source: The Times Date: July 18, 2010
Gang ties probed in motive for fatal shooting at park (Issaquah, WA): From outward appearances, the two groups were celebrating a warm summer Saturday in typical Northwest fashion: grilling food along a picturesque lakefront as children played.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: July 18, 2010
Suburbs are not immune from gang activity (Omaha, NE): Officials in the city’s suburbs are seeing an increase in gang activity, too. "It doesn’t matter what city you’re in, what size city you’re in. Gangs can be anywhere. It’s a culture that doesn’t know any boundaries," said Douglas County Sheriff’s Detective Chris Yordt.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: July 18, 2010
Gang membership withstands Fresno crackdown (Fresno, CA): A new report highlights a contradiction in local efforts to stop gang violence: Despite years of gang sweeps and other high-profile crackdowns, gang activity shows no sign of waning.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: July 17, 2010
Police, sheriff divided over Fresno gang sweep (Fresno, CA): Most people arrested during the Fresno Police Department's well-publicized gang sweeps never set foot in the county jail, records collected by The Bee suggest.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: July 17, 2010
Four gang members sought on federal charges (Daytona Beach, FL): Authorities are looking for four Daytona Beach gang members wanted on federal drug and weapons charges.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: July 17, 2010
Two suspected Sureños arrested in King City (King City, CA): King City police said officers arrested two violent Sureño gang members Thursday, one of whom they say is a high-ranking member from Mexico.
Source: The Californian Date: July 17, 2010
Colorado 30 men and women gang members arrested (Colorado): In a multi-agency operation, which ended July 16, targeted gang members and associates engaged in organized criminal activity in the Colorado-area law enforcement agencies arrested 30 men and women during the five-day operation targeting foreign-born gang members and their associates.
Source: Examiner Date: July 17, 2010
Gang shooting in alley near Library Park (Manteca, CA): A gang-related shooting in an alley near Library Park in downtown Manteca resulted in the car of an innocent victim being hit as he was driving down Manteca Avenue late Friday afternoon.
Source: Manteca Bulletin Date: July 17, 2010
Police arrest 3 Redding men in gang-related crime (Redding, CA): Two men who allegedly pointed a gun at an occupied car outside a Redding grocery store were arrested Friday evening in what police are calling a gang-related crime.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight Date: July 17, 2010
Gang-related murder goes to Superior Court (Gainesville, GA): The case of an 18-year-old Gainesville man charged with the gang-related death of another man early Sunday has been bound over the Hall County Superior Court.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: July 17, 2010
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