Gang-Related News Articles
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Calgary police warn gangs are still active in city (Calgary, AB): Gang-related violence in Calgary is declining, but authorities have ample evidence criminal groups are still in business. A Statistics Canada report issued this week showed the number of gang-related homicides in Canada dropped in 2009 -- and Calgary was in keeping with the national trend as a local gang war seemed to cool.
Source: Calgary Herald Date: October 28, 2010
Killing brings gang crackdown (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police said Tuesday that they kept a promise to gang members that they would target an entire gang if one of its members was involved in a murder.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: October 27, 2010
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County receive federal money to combat gangs (Monterey County, CA): Hundreds of east Salinas children at risk of gang involvement — some as young as 7 years old — will now be offered one-on-one mentoring with the help of a $325,000 federal grant.
Source: The Californian Date: October 27, 2010
Nine arrested in gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix Police have arrested nine alleged gang members, ages 18 to 23, accused in a shooting in which a 5-year-old child was seriously injured.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News Date: October 27, 2010
Curbing gang activity, drug cartels in Houston (Houston, TX): Houston Police are trying to keep the Bayou City from becoming a stomping ground for gangs and drug cartels from Mexico.
Source: KIAH 39 News Date: October 27, 2010
Gang violence blamed for high homicide rate (Winnipeg, MB) : Manitoba has the highest rate of youths accused of homicide in Canada, according to a new Statistics Canada study. The province has consistently ranked at or near the top of the nation when it comes to the number of kids aged 12 to 17 accused of first-or second-degree murder or manslaughter.
Source: North Bay Nugget Date: October 27, 2010
Abbotsford police educating parents on gangs (Abbotsford, BC): Police are now warning parents about the dangers of gangs. Just one day after Abbotsford-Mission was named the murder capital of Canada, police in that community are kicking off the next stage of their anti-gang initiative.
Source: News1130 Date: October 27, 2010
Salinas schools talk gangs (Salinas, CA): Monday night, the Monterey County Gang Task Force warned schools about the failure to stop gangs. Schools said enough is enough, after three shootings at or near high schools in Salinas this month.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News Date: October 26, 2010
Police arrest dozens of gang members (Chicago, IL): The killing of the 18-year-old high school student was like so many shootings in Chicago — the alleged work of a gang enforcer armed with a gun and a grudge.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 26, 2010
Monterey County educators gather on gangs (Monterey County, CA): In the wake of gang violence and homicides that increasingly are involving younger teenagers, a group of about 70 Monterey County educators gathered Monday night to learn more about how to keep kids out of gangs.
Source: The Californian Date: October 26, 2010
Gang activity high in Houston (Houston, TX): Gang problems are not unusual in Houston. But you may be surprised to find that if there is a gang in Texas, they have a presence in the Bayou City. In fact, according to the National Gang Threat Assessment Group, Houston has more gang members than any other city in the Lone Star State.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News Date: October 26, 2010
Violent crimes continue to rise, majority gang-related (Yakima, WA): You might be a little nervous after hearing there have been 13 murders in Yakima so far this year. But Action News researched violent crimes, and found avoiding trouble and keeping your family safe, isn't as hard as you may think.
Source: KIMA News Date: October 26, 2010
14-year-old suspected gang member arrested after shots fired on Benson High's steps (Portland, OR): A 14-year-old Portland boy sits in juvenile detention accused of attempted murder stemming from last week's shooting on the front steps of Benson High School.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 26, 2010
11 arrests tied to Reedley-area gang killings (Reedley, CA): Eleven people were arrested Tuesday in connection with five gang-related killings in the Reedley area, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 26, 2010
Gang violence in Calgary declined since 2008: Statistics Canada (: Gang-related homicides declined across Canada in 2009, according to a report issued today by Statistics Canada -- and Calgary was in keeping with the trend as a war between two rival gangs cooled off.
Source: Calgary Herald Date: October 26, 2010
Man with documented Sureño gang ties shot in the back on Eastside (Lodi, CA): A documented member of the Sureño street gang was shot in the back as he rode a bicycle along South Washington Street late Saturday night.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: October 25, 2010
More than 20 arrested in parole, probation sweeps in north county (Tulare County, CA): The Tulare County Sheriff's Department says it made more than 20 arrests when it conducted parole and probation sweeps across the northern county last week.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: October 25, 2010
Man hit with bullet in suspected Altadena gang-related shooting (Altadena, CA): A man was shot in the hand Friday night in what is believed to have been a gang-related shooting, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: October 25, 2010
Chicago police make good on gang warning (Chicago, IL): Anthony Carter, 18, was gunned down in his West Garfield Park neighborhood in a burst of shots heard by his grandmother as she walked home from a store on Aug. 31 just after midnight.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 25, 2010
Utah Supreme Court hears arguments on Ogden gang injunction (Ogden, UT): The Utah Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on a controversial anti-gang injunction as attorneys representing men believed to have ties to the gang asked the high court to halt enforcement of the injunction until it can rule whether it is constitutional.
Source: Deseret News Date: October 25, 2010
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