Gang-Related News Articles
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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
Bible details gang rules (Bethlehem, PA): As Bethlehem police were investigating a stabbing last year at a Dover Lane home, they came across a backpack with an inch-thick binder stuffed inside.
Source: The Morning Call Date: July 24, 2010
Man shot 12 to 15 times in San Francisco's Bayview District (San Francisco, CA): Investigators are searching for suspects in connection with a fatal shooting that took place in San Francisco's Bayview District early this morning, a police spokesman said.
Source: The Mercury News Date: July 24, 2010
Gang suspect arrested again (Walterboro, SC): Police arrested an accused gang member on crack cocaine charges Friday just two weeks after he surrendered to state authorities trying to rid this rural county of gang-related violence, police said.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: July 24, 2010
Suspected gang members arrested after investigation (Santa Maria, CA): A multi-agency investigation culminated with the arrest of several dozen suspected gang members and their associates with ties to drug trafficking on the Central Coast.
Source: Santa Maria Times Date: July 24, 2010
Two shot in 'gang-related' incident in Stanton (Stanton, CA): Two people were shot in a gang-related incident near Cerritos Avenue and Dale Street around 8:50 p.m. on Saturday, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: July 24, 2010
Federal prosecutors target street gangs in Nashville for indictments (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: WREG NewsChannel 3 Date: July 23, 2010
Rival gangs involved: Shootout wounds three in North Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): Trent Carpenter spent most of Thursday morning pouring bleach and scrubbing blood outside his mother's North Las Vegas home.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Date: July 23, 2010
Man stabbed in Galt gang fight (Galt, CA): Four teenagers were arrested Wednesday after stabbing an 18-year-old Tracy man during a gang fight in Galt, police said.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: July 23, 2010
Richmond man first to be convicted in San Pablo gang killings (Martinez, CA): A Richmond man is the first to be convicted in Contra Costa County's landmark case targeting members of a street gang who prosecutors say went on a San Pablo killing spree in which victims were arbitrarily gunned down for wearing red.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 23, 2010
25 men charged for drug, weapons crimes (Chicago, IL): What began as an undercover investigation of the Southwest Side’s Two-Six street gang spread to include several other gangs and saw 25 Chicago area men charged with drug and weapons violations, authorities announced this morning.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: July 23, 2010
North Las Vegas tries to combat gang problem (Las Vegas, NV): The search is on for suspects who opened fire at a party hitting three people. North Las Vegas Police say around 2 a.m. Thursday, rival gangs got into a fight that led to the shooting near Ann and Decatur.
Source: KLAS 8 News Date: July 23, 2010
Gloucester County crime spree linked to gang (Gloucester County, NJ): Five men with alleged ties to the Bloods street gang are responsible for two home invasions in Franklin Township and a home invasion and sexual assault in Monroe Township, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Gloucester County Times Date: July 23, 2010
Students graduate from G.R.E.A.T. program; it steers kids away from gangs, violence (Green Bay, WI): Local middle school students graduated Wednesday from a national program that teaches conflict resolution and offers alternatives to gang-related activity and violence.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette Date: July 23, 2010
Injunction necessity in Fairfield questioned (Fairfield, CA): Are the provisions of a legal injunction against the Norteños street gang in Fairfield really any more effective than existing California law? The question arose Wednesday during a court trial to determine if a preliminary injunction against the gang should become permanent within a special "safety zone" in central Fairfield.
Source: The Reporter Date: July 22, 2010
Santa Rosa teen stabbed in gang attack (Santa Rosa, CA): A 16-year-old boy was stabbed Wednesday night in what Santa Rosa police suspect was gang-related violence.
Source: CBS 5 News Date: July 22, 2010
Chief vows to stop gang activity (Thomson, GA): Just a year ago, local authorities had hoped they could stop it from becoming a reality. Unfortunately, such was not the case. But that does not mean local law enforcement agencies do not want to stop such criminal behavior.
Source: The McDuffie Mirror Date: July 22, 2010
Virginia awarded federal funds for Project Safe Neighborhoods (Richmond, VA): Virginia will receive two federal grants totaling $261,000 for a project designed to reduce gun and gang crime.
Source: WDBJ 7 News Date: July 22, 2010
Providence gets grant to combat gangs (Providence, RI): Providence Police Gang Intervention Unit and the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence are getting a big boost from Uncle Sam.
Source: WPRI 12 News Date: July 22, 2010
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