Gang-Related News Articles
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Five arrested in Long Beach on charges of witness intimidation in gang-related homicide case (Long Beach, FL): Long Beach police have arrested five people on suspicion of intimidating witnesses in a gang-related homicide case, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: July 16, 2010
Hempstead gang member arrested for drive-by shooting on bicycle (Hempstead, NY): An admitted gang member was arrested in connection with a shooting that happened on Thursday afternoon in Roosevelt, police say.
Source: Long Island Press Date: July 16, 2010
Suspect arrested in shooting at Sacramento party (Sacramento, CA): Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with a gang-related shooting at a dance party in Sacramento that left one girl dead and another wounded.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 16, 2010
King City police arrest high ranking gang member (King City, CA): Police say that they have arrested a high ranking member of the violent Sureno street Thursday.
Source: KION 46 News Date: July 16, 2010
Man stabbed in gang-related attack (San Mateo, CA): Four people were arrested Thursday night in the wake of a gang-related attack that sent a Daly City man to the hospital with multiple stab wounds, police said.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: July 16, 2010
Dunmore police arrest gang member with drugs, gun (Dunmore, PA): Dunmore police on Wednesday arrested an admitted gang member who told officers he was selling drugs to support his pregnant girlfriend. Julius Champluvier Jr., of 209 Franklin St., was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia.
Source: The Times-Tribune Date: July 15, 2010
Last gang suspect surrenders (Colleton County, SC): The last of 20 Colleton County gang suspects has surrendered to state agents. Laron Bennett, 23, turned himself over Wednesday morning to the State Law Enforcement Division in Columbia, a spokeswoman said.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: July 15, 2010
Anti-gang coalition forming in Yakima Valley (Yakima, WA): A new anti-gang group is holding its first meeting Saturday in Granger.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: July 15, 2010
More anti-gang funds OK'd; Visalia City Council wants half of nonprofit grants for youth intervention (Visalia, CA): Half of the $160,000 that the city of Visalia donates to nonprofit groups each year must go toward anti-gang efforts, the Visalia City Council determined this week.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 15, 2010
Teens converge in D.C. to voice concerns about gang violence July 17-22 (Seattle, WA): In a matter of days, about 130 youth from across the country will converge at the nation's capital to push for an end to gang violence.
Source: Christian Newswire Date: July 15, 2010
Trial opens over permanent curbs on W. Sacramento gang (Sacramento, CA): Lawyers gave opening statements Tuesday in a trial to decide if West Sacramento needs an anti-gang injunction to combat the alleged Broderick Boys street gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: July 14, 2010
Chicago street gangs increasing presence in suburbs (Chicago, IL): A child shot in Mount Prospect this past spring. Nearly two dozen gang members arrested by federal agents in suburbs from Streamwood to Wheeling. Tensions between rival gangs rise at Palatine High School.
Source: NBC Chicago Date: July 14, 2010
Reputed gang member arrested in South Beach death (Miami, FL): Miami Beach police have arrested a reputed Liberty City gang member for the fatal shooting of a man inside a South Beach nightclub in June.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: July 14, 2010
Last Walterboro gang suspect turns himself in (Columbia, SC): The last of 20 Colleton County gang suspects turned himself in Wednesday morning. A spokeswoman confirmed that Laron Bennett, 23, turned himself into the State Law Enforcement Division in Columbia.
Source: WCSC 5 News Date: July 14, 2010
Gang 101 meeting held in Holland (Holland, MI): For the second time this year, a community meeting dealing with gang activity in Holland was held. About 60 people showed up at the Moran Park campus of Ridge Point Community Church last night for a "Gang 101" forum hosted by Holland Police and community leaders in the wake of an increase in violence and vandalism in and around the Tulip City.
Source: WHTC News Date: July 14, 2010
Board hears reports of gang activity (Silver Creek, NY): Early signs of gang activity in Sunset Bay were brought to the Hanover Town Board’s attention Monday.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: July 14, 2010
Visalia police chief urges action against gangs (Visalia, CA): The community must do more to help police crack down on gang violence in the wake of Saturday's shooting of a 3-year-old in north Visalia, Visalia Police Chief Colleen Mestas said Tuesday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 14, 2010
Tri-City police seek to quell gang violence (Pasco, WA): Gunshots rang out four separate times in Pasco in a six-hour period last weekend, but police say it's not necessarily a sign gang violence is increasing.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: July 13, 2010
Gang tension high in Visalia area where 3-year-old boy was shot (Visalia, CA): A 3-year-old boy who was shot in the stomach over the weekend underwent a second surgery Monday and remains in critical condition at Children's Hospital Central California.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 13, 2010
Gang police unit makes three seizures (Minneapolis, MN): The Minneapolis Police Department's reorganized gang unit has seized more than 500 pounds of marijuana, 3 pounds of cocaine, $106,000 in cash, several guns and a machete in three separate cases on the city's South Side in the past few months.
Source: Star Tribune Date: July 13, 2010
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