Gang-Related News Articles
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An up-close look at graffiti (Elgin, IL): Street gang members who spray-paint neighborhoods and streets might think they are being cool, said one 10-year-old from the Boys & Girls Club of Elgin.
Source: The Courier-News Date: July 8, 2010
ICE arrests 18 in Mpls-area anti-gang operation (Bloomington, MN): Immigration officials say they arrested 18 men during a weeklong operation that targeted gang members in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
Source: KTTC News Date: July 8, 2010
Maryland prison guard among 15 accused of helping Black Guerilla Family gang (Maryland): Fifteen people, including a prison guard, are accused in federal court of belonging to or helping a violent gang that smuggled drugs and cellphones into Maryland's prisons and extorted cash from inmates who paid to escape attack.
Source: The Washington Post Date: July 7, 2010
Parents dispute '819' tag on gang suspects (Daytona Beach, FL): A group of furious parents gathered Tuesday on South Street, at the foot of what used to be the public housing apartments where they grew up, to decry the police chief's labeling of their children as street gang members.
Source: The Daytona Beach News-Journal Date: July 7, 2010
Another man in gang crackdown pleads guilty (Tacoma, WA): Another man swept up during the crackdown on Tacoma’s Hilltop Crips street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Source: The News Tribune Date: July 7, 2010
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand unveils anti-gang agenda (Rochester, NY): With summer upon us and most kids out of school, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was in Rochester Tuesday to announce an agenda to combat gang activity and keep communities safe.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle Date: July 7, 2010
Reputed gang member charged in Greeley shooting (Greeley, CO): The Weld District Attorney's Office has charged a 23-year-old reputed gang member in Greeley with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after a gang shooting in late June.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: July 7, 2010
Boone County Gang Laws Show Results (Boone County, IL): Two alleged Latin King members have been charged with crimes connected with a pair of new laws aimed at weeding out gang activity.
Source: WIFR 23 News Date: July 7, 2010
Court order targets 60 Anaheim gang members (Anaheim, CA): Dozens of Anaheim gang members have been served with a permanent injunction that prohibits them from gathering in certain areas and appearing anywhere in public with other members of the gang.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 7, 2010
OYA announces crackdown on gang activity (Oregon): The Oregon Youth Authority announced plans today to crack down on gang activity at its facilities. The agency has named a gang management coordinator and is actively working to identify youths in custody who are associated with gangs or gang activity.
Source: Statesman Journal Date: July 7, 2010
Falls rapper admits to running drug gang (Buffalo, NY): Sean McIver, a Niagara Falls rap singer and gang leader, took a guilty plea in federal court today.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: July 6, 2010
Paralyzed gang member among two dead in overnight Yonkers shooting (Yonkers, NY): Two people, including a gang member who swore off the criminal life after a 2007 shooting put him in a wheelchair, were killed overnight and four others were wounded in a shooting at a crime-plagued city apartment building, police said this morning.
Source: The Journal News Date: July 6, 2010
15 arrested in gang violence sweep (Tulare, CA): Fifteen people were arrested between Thursday and Sunday by the Tulare County Sheriff's Department's gang violence suppression unit.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 6, 2010
Santa Cruz police bust suspected drug dealer, gang member in Aptos (Aptos, CA): Gang investigators and federal agents seized drugs and arrested an alleged gang member when they raided an Rio del Mar-area home Monday, Santa Cruz police reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 6, 2010
Kirsten Gillibrand, Robert Duffy to discuss anti-gang initiative in Rochester (Rochester, NY): U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is scheduled to be in Rochester tomorrow to announce a new initiative to combat gang activity in the Rochester area.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle Date: July 5, 2010
Anti-gang task force gets financial boost (Yerington, NV): A regional law enforcement agency that targets gangs in Lyon and Douglas counties, along with Carson City, will be able to continue its work through a newly awarded $270,281 grant.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: July 4, 2010
Corrections officers help offenders leave gang life behind (Seattle, WA): Eric Looney says he is done running with the Hoover Crips. Community Corrections Officer Mark Deabler is skeptical but hopeful he's telling the truth about leaving the gang life.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: July 4, 2010
Rapper '40 Glocc's' image considered in Colton gang injunction trial (Colton, CA): Lawrence White's image as street-hardened rapper has served him well, but it remains a point of contention in the trial to determine his inclusion in a gang injunction in his native Colton.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: July 4, 2010
Law changes on the books in West Virginia (Charleston, WV): Many new laws passed by the state of West Virginia are now in effect, from renaming and altering of the Parkways Authority, regulating raffles, changing high school education, to several laws regarding street gangs, domestic violence, and littering crimes.
Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph Date: July 3, 2010
Mexican street gang members arrested in Bozeman, West Yellowstone (Bozeman, MT): A two-week federal investigation in Gallatin County ended Friday with the arrest of 10 Mexican-born men, seven of whom are associated with a dangerous street gang known as the Sureños, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said.
Source: Bozeman Daily Chronicle Date: July 3, 2010
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