Gang-Related News Articles
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McCollum: Northeast Florida denies gang problem (Jacksonville, FL): State Attorney General Bill McCollum said Northeast Florida is denying its gang problem, a statement that sent his staff into damage control mode after hearing from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Source: The Florida Times-Union Date: June 5, 2010
GPS monitors placed on paroled gang members in Pasadena area (Pasadena, CA): The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has begun fitting paroled gang members with GPS monitors to better keep track of criminals considered to be among the worst of the worst.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: June 5, 2010
Palm Beach County homicide data troubling, but gang violence dips (Palm Beach County, FL): A Wellington man allegedly shoots and kills his wife and two sons. A Delray Beach teen allegedly stabs her mother's boyfriend to death in a parking lot, then goes to school.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: June 5, 2010
Man shot in the head in Phoenix gang-related shooting in critical condition (Phoenix, AZ): Police say a man is in critical condition after he was shot in a gang-related shooting Saturday.
Source: ABC15 News Date: June 5, 2010
'W streets' tagged with gang graffiti (Colony, TX): The Colony Police Department received approximately 30 reports of graffiti the morning of May 22, primarily from residents in the area just north of City Hall.
Source: The Colony Courier-Leader Date: June 4, 2010
Shooting takes life of local teen (Othello, WA): Tragedy struck Memorial Day afternoon, May 31, when 17-year-old Julio V. Cervantes was gunned down as he stood in an alleyway in the 400 block of South Fourth Avenue.
Source: Othello Outlook Date: June 4, 2010
Two teens arrested in stabbing of 15-year-old (Long Beach, CA): Two Long Beach youths were arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy, police said Thursday.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: June 4, 2010
Baltimore police arrest one in shooting (Baltimore, MD): An 18-year-old arrested earlier this week was charged Friday with fatally shooting a man during a spate of violence in Baltimore over the Memorial Day weekend, according to a police spokesman.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: June 4, 2010
Nearly 40 gang members indicted in connection with Bronx shooting (Bronx, NY): Dozens of alleged gang members were indicted Friday in connection with shootings and assaults over the past year in the Bronx, including a near-fatal shooting of a Bronx teenager last November.
Source: NY1 News Date: June 4, 2010
Gang graffiti found on side of MB buildings (Myrtle Beach, SC): Police in Myrtle Beach are investigating a series of gang symbols that were painted onto the side of a Grand Strand business over the Memorial Day holiday.
Source: WMBF News Date: June 3, 2010
59 arrested in Northern Calif gang takedown (Yuba City, CA): Dozens of suspected gang members were arrested Thursday in five Northern California counties during a raid that authorities hope will dismantle one of the region's largest gangs.
Source: The Mercury News Date: June 3, 2010
Investigation leads to arrest of 10 gang members (Lexington, NC): Officers with the Lexington Police Department and the Davidson County District Attorney’s Office recently completed a nine-month investigation that led to the arrests of 10 members of the Tiny Rascals Gang.
Source: The-Dispatch Date: June 3, 2010
Trial dates reset for accused Tacoma Hilltop Crips gang members (Tacoma, WA): A Pierce County judge on Tuesday set new trial dates for the remaining 19 defendants charged in a law enforcement crackdown on the Hilltop Crips street gang.
Source: The News Tribune Date: June 2, 2010
Gang members outnumber police in Royal City (Royal City, WA): The drive-by shooting that critically wounded a 10-year-old boy highlights the gang problem in the Grant County town of Royal City.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: June 2, 2010
Bloods gang members went to Brooklyn school to recruit underage girls as hookers (Brooklyn, NY): Brooklyn prosecutors have busted Bloods gang members on charges of running several sex trafficking rings that recruited girls from junior high schools, the Daily News has learned.
Source: New York Daily News Date: June 2, 2010
Fresno police ramping up gang crackdown (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department is adjusting their tactics after a violent weekend. Four people have been killed since last Wednesday with three of those murders occurring over the holiday weekend.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: June 2, 2010
Salinas' Operation Ceasefire sets its sights on young gang members (Salinas, CA): Citing recent violent crimes committed by young gang members, the Salinas police said its first all-juvenile Operation Ceasefire call-in is in the works.
Source: The Californian Date: June 2, 2010
Police rely on injunctions to curb gang activity (Los Angeles, CA): College student Christian Rodriguez was heading home from his girlfriend's house when two police officers threw him face-down on the ground, clapped him in handcuffs and arrested him.
Source: The Associated Press Date: June 2, 2010
MS13 gang leader to be deported (Santa Cruz, CA): A Salvadoran national suspected of being a high-ranking member of a violent street gang was arrested Friday by Santa Cruz police and federal authorities, and likely will be deported, officials announced Wednesday.
Source: The Mercury News Date: June 2, 2010
Man wounded in gang-related shooting near Monrovia (Monrovia, CA): Detectives believe a shooting that left a man with bullet wounds in both legs may have been gang related, officials said Wednesday.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: June 2, 2010
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