Gang-Related News Articles
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Former California hero convicted in gang shooting (Fresno, CA): As a little boy, Ivan Ramirez was honored as a hometown hero for saving a drowning peer. Now, 13 years later, a jury has convicted the Fresno gang member for his role in a drive-by shooting.
Source: The Associated Press Date: August 4, 2010
Three charged after vandalizing car (Athens, GA): Officers arrested three purported gang members over the weekend for allegedly vandalizing a woman's car in retaliation for her son leaving their gang, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: August 3, 2010
Indy teen charged with criminal gang activity (Indianapolis, IN): The 16-year-old son of Michelle L. Hurns was formally charged today as an adult with a felony count of criminal gang activity.
Source: The Indianapolis Star Date: August 3, 2010
Salinas gang violence taxes police (Salinas, CA): In a department already challenged by budget-driven staff cuts, Salinas police continue to battle a wave of gang violence that has left four people dead since Wednesday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: August 3, 2010
Pasco shooting suspects believed to be in gang (Pasco, WA): Seven young men arrested after a shooting at Chiawana Park in Pasco on Sunday are being held on $100,000 bail each on suspicion of second-degree assault and riot with a deadly weapon.
Source: The News Tribune Date: August 3, 2010
Bloods boss David 'Duke' Allen gets 7 more years for running gang from prison (Trenton, NJ): The leader of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the violent Bloods street gang in New Jersey has been sentenced to an additional seven years in prison after pleading guilty to directing the criminal activities of the gang from prison here.
Source: The Trentonian Date: August 3, 2010
Pittsburg man shot after refusing gang order (Pittsburg, CA): Pittsburg police say a 25-year-old man was fatally shot for refusing a gang's orders to commit an assault.
Source: The Mercury News Date: August 3, 2010
Changing gang culture via Cal State San Bernardino effort (San Bernardino, CA): About 200 people gathered Tuesday evening at Cal State San Bernardino to inaugurate -- and celebrate -- a new gang intervention and prevention program.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: August 3, 2010
Police stop van with armed gang member (Manteca, CA): A Manteca Police gang suppression unit stopped a van filled with gang members shortly after midnight Saturday and arrested a 20-year-old Manteca man with a semi-automatic hand gun in his possession that had one round in the chamber.
Source: Manteca Bulletin Date: August 2, 2010
Suspected '1800' gang member's mother calls police, suspect on the loose (Jacksonville, FL): A mother concerned about her son's potential activity with a local gang let police in to search his room, and what they found has police looking for the teenager.
Source: First Coast News Date: August 2, 2010
N.J. lawmakers introduce bills to deter street gang activity (Trenton, NJ): New Jersey congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to combat street gangs.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: August 2, 2010
Gang ties probed in King City drive-by shooting (King City, CA): The drive-by shooting of a 13-year-old King City boy is being investigated as a gang-related crime, police said Saturday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: August 1, 2010
Modesto gang members making progress in Project SAFE (Modesto, CA): A young gang member had just survived a shooting in Modesto. He surprised officer Robert Gumm, a gang investigator who went to the crime scene six months ago to gather intelligence, by asking for help.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: August 1, 2010
Gang members unite to stop violence (Denver, CO): A former gang member organized a meeting of the two largest rival gangs in Denver on Saturday, with the goal of trying to bring some peace between the Bloods and the Crips.
Source: KUSA 9 News Date: August 1, 2010
Green Bay house shut down for alleged gang activity (Green Bay, WI): Police say Alexander Martinez was one of five people who beat and robbed a disabled woman and a 10-year-old boy in their home on Monday.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette Date: July 31, 2010
Man killed in drive-by shooting, one of two Friday homicides in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A man was fatally shot in an apparently gang-related drive-by shooting in Salinas, one of two homicides in the city Friday evening, according to police.
Source: The Mercury News Date: July 31, 2010
Man gets 40 years for gang shootings (Wilmington, DE): A member of the Latin Kings street gang was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday for two fatal gang-related shootings in 2008.
Source: The News Journal Date: July 31, 2010
Violence rules during gang initiation week (Buffalo, NY): Innocent people often pay the price when Buffalo street gangs look to replenish their ranks. There's the Delaware Park in-line skater who was beaten and robbed, the man recovering from a bullet wound to the neck and a woman who narrowly escaped a carjacking.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: July 30, 2010
Gang retaliations fuel deadly Salinas attacks (Salinas, CA): Detectives are following up signs that many of the slayings and shootings in Salinas this month are the result of back-and-forth retaliation between two rival gang factions, police said Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: July 30, 2010
Hillsboro Police investigate overnight gang-related shooting at car wash (Hillsboro, OR): One man was arrested, another remains in serious condition at an area hospital after what Hillsboro Police are calling an overnight gang-related shooting.
Source: The Oregonian Date: July 30, 2010
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