Gang-Related News Articles
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SF Weekly questions effectiveness of gang injunctions (San Francisco, CA): In light of the spate of Norteno-Sureno violence that has engulfed the Mission District over the past few weeks, SF Weekly is raising questions about San Francisco’s gang injunction strategy. There are four such court orders in place across the city.
Source: The Informant Date: March 15, 2011
Gang violence claims innocent lives (Bakersfield, CA): It is common to hear about gang on gang violence, but many times innocent people are caught in the crossfire. Over the weekend outside an east Bakersfield restaurant, a Garces High School graduate was killed and two others hospitalized.
Source: KGET 17 News Date: March 15, 2011
Five injured in shooting outside Mission bar El Tin Tan (San Francisco, CA) : The Mission district had a respite from recent gang violence last week, but the shooting of several people outside a 16th Street bar late Monday has police worried it has resumed.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner Date: March 15, 2011
Man shot on Cahuenga Boulevard in gang-related incident, police say (Studio City, CA): A search is underway for a gunman who shot a man in the arm on the 5900 block of Cahuenga Boulevard in a probable gang-related incident Monday night, according to police.
Source: StudioCityPatch Date: March 15, 2011
Santa Barbara files for gang injunction targeting 30 known members (Santa Barbara, CA): The City of Santa Barbara has filed a gang injunction complaint against 30 known gang-affiliated individuals within the city, Police Chief Cam Sanchez announced Tuesday.
Source: Noozhawk Date: March 15, 2011
Two teenagers arrested in gang killing (Lawrenceville, GA): Police have implicated two Lawrenceville teens in a Saturday night slaying that investigators say was gang-related.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post Date: March 15, 2011
Anti-gang program in Surrey will get five more years of cash, Harper announces (Surrey, BC): Prime Minister Stephen Harper blew into town Tuesday to announce extended funding for Ottawa's Youth Gang Prevention Fund. The federal government will spend another $37.5 million to extend the funding for a further five years.
Source: Abbotsford Times Date: March 15, 2011
Gang member charged with threatening to kill Bellingham police officers (Bellingham, WA) : A gang member has been charged with threatening to kill five Bellingham police officers who went to his house Feb. 25.
Source: The Bellingham Herald Date: March 14, 2011
Two more injured in city shootings (Chattanooga, TN): Two people were injured in shootings early Sunday morning, bringing the tally of shootings in the Chattanooga area over the past 10 days to seven.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: March 14, 2011
Pair fought with Jersey City cops after car chase, police say (Jersey City, NJ): A Jersey City Bloods street gang member and a second felon fought with police after being caught following a car chase on Sunday, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal Date: March 14, 2011
SoCal gang member convicted of fatal café shooting (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange County jury has convicted an Asian street gang member of murdering a woman and attempting to murder six others during a shooting in a crowded cafe.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 14, 2011
Teen sentenced to life in killing of bartender (Atlanta, GA): A 19-year-old Atlanta gang member was sentenced Monday to life in prison plus 70 years after a jury convicted him of murder in the 2009 slaying of an Atlanta bartender.
Source: Boston Herald Date: March 14, 2011
Local fugitive task force arrests Chicago gang member (Pittsburgh, PA) : A man who police say is a member of a violent street gang in northern Illinois was captured today in the city's Knoxville neighborhood.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: March 14, 2011
Gang Summit helps organize neighbors against crime (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga gang members are feuding on Facebook before taking it to the streets, local police say. Before almost every gang-related shooting in Chattanooga, police officers get a call warning them there is an argument on Facebook and something is going to happen.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: March 13, 2011
Livermore shooting leaves two people injured (Livermore, CA): Two men were injured Sunday afternoon in what police are calling a gang-related crime. Police are still investigating but say they have found several items at the scene that lead them to believe this was a gang-related crime.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 13, 2011
Drug war: Crackdowns have limited impact on Barrio Azteca (El Paso, TX): The FBI's blow against the Barrio Azteca last week showed that the region's dominant gang has continued to operate in spite of past racketeering cases that sent gang bosses to prison for life.
Source: El Paso Times Date: March 13, 2011
Suspect in 2009 Nyeland Acres shooting, sister accused of witness intimidation (Oxnard, CA): A brother and sister were arrested Friday and Saturday on suspicion of witness intimidation related to a gang-related shooting in December 2009, the Ventura County Sheriff's Department reported.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: March 13, 2011
Trenton gang slaying planned on MySpace presents legal twist on tech-based prosecutions (Trenton, NJ): As defense attorneys in a murder conspiracy case fight to quash evidence gleaned from the social networking site MySpace, those close to the case are calling it a landmark battle being waged in the age of technology.
Source: The Times Date: March 13, 2011
Graffiti painters beware: Shawnee police have new tool to catch vandals (Shawnee, OK): With graffiti activity typically increasing during spring break and the summer months, Shawnee police are launching a new crime-fighting tool that can catch graffiti vandals in the act.
Source: The Shawnee News-Star Date: March 13, 2011
Suspect sought in Tulsa Walmart shooting (Tulsa, OK) : Detectives have focused their search on one man in connection with the apparent gang-related shooting Thursday at a Walmart Supercenter in Tulsa, police said Friday.
Source: Tulsa World Date: March 12, 2011
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