Gang-Related News Articles
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Mom, son arrested in gang investigation (Indianapolis, IN): A 16-year-old boy and his mother have been arrested for being linked to the rival street gang of a teenager charged with shooting nine people Downtown earlier this month, police said today.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: July 28, 2010
Audit says hard to know if LA gang program works (Los Angeles, CA): The city's two-year effort to consolidate the fight against street gangs is poorly monitored and nobody knows whether it's responsible for a drop in gang violence, according to an audit released Tuesday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: July 27, 2010
Former Steelers running back gives boost to anti-gang program (Pittsburgh, PA): The dozen or so gang members who have called a Pittsburgh hotline seeking help turning their lives around now have another option available to them -- jobs subsidized by businessman and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chuck Sanders.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: July 27, 2010
Prosecutors say death of teen gang related (Minneapolis, MN): Prosecutors say the 17-year-old boy whose body was found in a Minneapolis creek was killed as part of a gang initiation.
Source: Austin Daily Herald Date: July 27, 2010
Nine shot in gang-related incident (Chicago, IL): A gang-related shooting on Chicago's Southwest Side Monday night left nine people injured, three of them critically, police said.
Source: United Press International Date: July 27, 2010
Redlands police arrest shooting suspects (Redlands, CA): Redlands police have arrested two suspects on suspicion of shooting a man who confronted them while they were tagging property, officials said today.
Source: The Sun Date: July 27, 2010
Chicago gang-related shooting leaves nine injured (Chicago, IL): A gang-related shooting on Chicago’s Southwest Side Monday night left nine people wounded, three seriously. The incident happened at a Chicago Transit Authority turnaround near St. Rita High School, reports stated.
Source: GantDaily Date: July 27, 2010
Mexican Drug Cartels operating in the U.S. through street gangs (Washington, DC) : Many street gangs in the larger cities are now directly connected to the Mexican Drug Cartels (MDC's). They smuggle drugs and humans into the U.S. via known and un-known smuggling corridors throughout the Southwestern United States.
Source: Examiner Date: July 27, 2010
Teen found dead at Wirth Park victim of gang initiation (Golden Valley, MN): One juvenile has been charged and more arrests are pending in the murder of a teen whose body was found earlier this month at Theodore Wirth Park in Golden Valley.
Source: KARE 11 News Date: July 27, 2010
Two charged in killing of man found shot in Nipomo (Nipomo, CA): Authorities from San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties announced Monday that two people have been charged in connection with the murder of a 32-year-old man who was found next to a broccoli field in Nipomo.
Source: The Tribune Date: July 27, 2010
Gang activity not new to Iowa City (Iowa City, IA): Picture a place where gang members outnumber police four to one. A place where those gangs have carved out a piece of turf they use to brazenly peddle drugs on street corners and enforce their territory and rules with assaults, stabbings and drive-by shootings.
Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen Date: July 26, 2010
Three jailed for gang-related shooting in St. George (St. George, UT): One man was hospitalized and three people arrested in a gang-related shooting in St. George early Sunday morning.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: July 26, 2010
Belleville murder suspect belongs to gang, police say (Belleville, IL): The suspect in the shooting death of a Belleville teen is a member of the Chicago-based Gangster Disciples street gang, according to police records obtained through the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat Date: July 26, 2010
16 arrested in gang crackdown by Tulare County Sheriff's Department unit (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County sheriff's deputies arrested 16 people during a crackdown on illegal street gangs late last week.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 26, 2010
Three arrested in connection with gang killing (Santa Ana, CA): Three suspected Santa Ana gang members have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man during a fight in the parking lot of a taqueria, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: July 26, 2010
Federal judge sentences two Bennettsville-area gang members (Florence, SC): Two men who authorities say were members of a street gang responsible for violent crimes in Marlboro County and parts of North Carolina were sentenced in federal court Monday.
Source: Morning News Date: July 26, 2010
Modesto Police to keep pressure on gangs (Modesto, CA): Modesto police officer Felix Roman heads to work with only one thing on his mind — gangs. Nothing else. It wasn't always this way.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: July 25, 2010
Nashville prosecutors target gang members (Nashville, TN): They went by street names like "Big Screw Loose" and "Psycho." For the past three years, gang members with imposing nicknames like those have been targeted for prosecution by the U.S. Attorney's office in Nashville.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel Date: July 25, 2010
Man gunned down in car in Bayview (San Francisco, CA): An alleged San Francisco gang member was killed early Saturday when his car was riddled with more than a dozen bullets in the Bayview area in what investigators suspect was a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: July 25, 2010
Growth takes gangs rural, Justice Department warns (Washington, DC): Ten years ago, the only gang problem in Staunton, Va., population 24,000, was the occasional appearance of graffiti. Not anymore. Gang-related drug dealing, beatings, robberies, burglaries, stabbings and even murders are on the rise.
Source: The Tennessean Date: July 25, 2010
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