Gang-Related News Articles
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Police don’t add to gang database (Boston, MA): Eighteen months after the Patrick administration planned to launch a computer database that would identify street-gang members across the state, not a single local police department has contributed information to the $1.2 million federally funded intelligence system, according to a high-ranking public safety official.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: June 15, 2010
Bloods gang member attacks Budd Lake resident in driveway (Mount Olive, NJ): A Bound Brook man who said he is a member of the Bloods street gang was charged with aggravated assault after he punched and kicked a township man in the face at his Midland Avenue home early Sunday morning.
Source: Daily Record Date: June 15, 2010
Yonkers slaying gang-related (Yonkers, NY): A 23-year-old Yonkers construction laborer brazenly stabbed to death in the busy New Main Street business district May 17 was a victim of gang rivalry, city police said Monday.
Source: The Journal News Date: June 15, 2010
Third shooting linked to gangs (Redding, CA): Police are investigating the third gang-related shooting in Redding in a little over a week, this time in West Redding early Monday morning.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight Date: June 15, 2010
3500 gang members fuel drug abuse in Capital Region (Albany, NY): There are nearly 3,500 gang members living in the Capital Region and they fuel the spread of narcotics to the region's addicts, according to data released by the office of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Source: Times Union Date: June 15, 2010
Gang members rounded up, accused of dealing near schools, playgrounds (Denver, CO): Authorities have indicted 46 suspected gang members for drug-trafficking and weapons violations in the Greeley area, where some are accused of dealing drugs near schools and playgrounds.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS Date: June 15, 2010
New life without ink (St. Paul, MN): Albert Gomez steeled his jaw as the laser traced the tattoo on his right forearm. Click! Click! Click! The staccato sound filled the room as the laser flickered and the black ink faded away.
Source: Star Tribune Date: June 15, 2010
Gainesville teen gets three years for gang videos (Gainesville, FL): A Gainesville 19-year-old became one of the first in the state this week to be sentenced to prison for posting gang videos on the Internet, the State Attorney's Office reported.
Source: The Gainesville Sun Date: June 15, 2010
Gaithersburg to fight gangs with surveillance cameras (Gaithersburg, MD): Digital eyes are coming to Olde Towne Gaithersburg to scan the once-thriving commercial hub for gang activity, police say.
Source: The Examiner Date: June 14, 2010
Five juveniles charged with gang initiation (Iowa City, IA): Police in Iowa City say they've broken up a gang initiation act and arrested five juveniles.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 14, 2010
Nine charged in death of Gainesville man (Gainesville, GA): Nine people — many of them alleged, teenage gang members — have been charged in the Sunday death of a 23-year-old Gainesville man.
Source: The Times Date: June 14, 2010
Seventeen gang members prosecuted after Caldwell sweep (Caldwell, ID): Prosecutors and police gathered Monday to report the end results of a multiagency sweep that disrupted Caldwell’s largest street gang last year by arresting the gang’s highest-ranking members.
Source: Idaho Statesman Date: June 14, 2010
September slaying was gang training (Watsonville, CA): The fatal shooting of a gang wannabe last fall was a training for younger gang members, Watsonville police said Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 14, 2010
Suspects in deadly fight are gang members (Gainesville, GA): Gainesville police say the nine people arrested in connection with a fight early Sunday that left one man dead are gang members.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: June 14, 2010
Elgin police round up 18 in drug dealing sweep (Elgin, IL): A two-day undercover drug sting in Elgin netted the arrests of 18 men and women accused of selling drugs on the city's streets.
Source: Daily Herald Date: June 13, 2010
Officials credit new focus with more gang arrests (Monterey, CA): Federal, state and local law enforcement officials say increased cooperation between agencies is putting more gang members behind bars.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 13, 2010
Salinas police officers keep pressure on in gang raid (Salinas, CA): Officer Lalo Villegas was joined by a dozen fellow Salinas police officers when he headed to the Central Valley on Monday for an evening briefing. The topic: the next day's Nuestra Familia raids.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: June 13, 2010
Gang activity heats up in Beloit (Beloit, WI): Beloit police are starting a couple investigations into recent gang activity on the city's west side.
Source: The Janesville Gazette Date: June 13, 2010
Newburgh gang member captured in Houston (Houston, TX): The FBI and Houston City Police late Thursday night captured Carlos Romero, one of the last remaining gang members under indictment and sought since the massive May raids in the City of Newburgh.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: June 12, 2010
Gangs - Culture a common thread (Walla Walla, WA): The presence of criminal gangs may not be as significant a problem here as in surrounding communities. But it's large and growing, officials say.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Date: June 12, 2010
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