Gang-Related News Articles
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More Utahns blame gangs for community ills (Salt Lake City, UT): A growing number of people believe that gangs are a key element of Utah’s crime problem, according a state survey released Thursday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 24, 2010
Cyberspace enlisted in war on area gangs (Houston, TX): The fight against Houston-area gang members moved into cyberspace Thursday, as 15 law enforcement agencies fired up a website to allow citizens to provide anonymous information on gang members.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 24, 2010
Two Tacoma gang members charged in East Side slaying of young woman (Tacoma, WA): They wanted revenge, and they weren’t picky. Members of an East Side gang intended to strike back against another gang for a shooting that had wounded one of the East Siders, Tacoma police and Pierce County prosecutors believe.
Source: The News Tribune Date: September 24, 2010
Officer involved shooting in Fresno (Fresno, CA): There was an officer involved shooting early Friday morning in Central Fresno. The incident started around Cedar and Olive Avenues, when a 25-year-old Bulldog gang member on a bicycle was sported by a Fresno Police Officer, who said the man was behaving suspiciously.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: September 24, 2010
Chicago mom killed in gang crossfire (Chicago, IL): A shooting has claimed the life of a Chicago mother. Police say Alexia Teague was caught in gang crossfire.
Source: WLS 7 News Date: September 24, 2010
East Valley crimefighting center gets grant (Mesa, AZ): With resources tight and extra dollars a luxury, Southeast Valley law-enforcement agencies are breathing a little easier after being awarded $248,000 toward a joint intelligence-gathering center.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: September 24, 2010
41 charged with drug and corruption charges in Albany (Albany, NY): Forty-one people face corruption and drug-dealing charges after a seven-month investigation by New York's Organized Crime Task Force.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: September 23, 2010
Arrests target gang on West Side (Buffalo, NY): When gunfire crackles in the night on Buffalo's West Side, police say, they often find members or associates of the notorious Tenth Street gang are behind it.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: September 23, 2010
Pair arrested after gang-related shooting in Fremont (Fremont, CA): Two men have been arrested and two others detained for questioning after a daytime gang-related shooting near City Hall, police said.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: September 23, 2010
More members of BOE street gang arrested in Hall Co. (Gainesville, GA): Two Gainesville men, described by authorities as known gang members, face a number of gang-related charges including spray-painting gang graffiti in four places around town.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: September 23, 2010
Attorneys for targets of Ogden gang injunction file motions (Ogden, UT): Attorneys for targets of the pending injunction against Ogden Trece have filed formal motions in response to the attempt to shut down the gang.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: September 23, 2010
Authorities charge 35 in Hartford gang sweep (Hartford, CT): An investigation into neighborhood street gangs operating in Hartford's North End has led to federal drug and weapons charges against 35 people.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: September 23, 2010
28 immigrants with ties to gangs arrested (New Orleans, LA): Twenty-eight people with ties to the MS-13 and Latin Kings gangs were arrested and several will be deported after a three-day operation, immigration officials said.
Source: WDSU News Date: September 23, 2010
Southeast Valley police crackdown yields 63 arrests (Mesa, AZ): Thirteen years on the Mesa police force have given Detective Frailan Young a keen sense of the city's criminal underbelly.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: September 23, 2010
Feds describe gang activity in Brockton (Brockton, MA): A city councilor was surprised that federal law enforcement authorities had stated outright that there are organized gangs in the city of Brockton.
Source: The Enterprise Date: September 22, 2010
Deadly robbery angers gangster (Omaha, NE): He's an OG -- an Original Gangster -- who says he lives by a code as timeless as the tattoo singed along his eyebrow. When gang members "put some work in," they go after rival gang bangers, the gang leader said.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: September 22, 2010
Three Bloods gangsters among five arrested in Trenton roundup (Trenton, NJ): Three men specifically noted by officials as gang members were arrested along with two others on a number of outstanding warrants yesterday, with most of the charges stemming from drug-related offenses.
Source: The Trentonian Date: September 22, 2010
Police target schools in gang crackdown (Las Cruces, NM): "Busted!" the driver of the red Mazda yelled at his classmates, who were grumpily sitting on the sidewalk as detectives rummaged through the clutter in their car, just a third of a mile from Mayfield High School.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News Date: September 22, 2010
Calif. gang accused in sham marriage scam (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities have arrested 18 people in a probe into a Southern California street gang accused of drug trafficking and arranging fake marriages to obtain green cards for immigrants
Source: The Associated Press Date: September 22, 2010
Yazoo City Police see a rise in juvenile street gangs (Yazoo City, MS): Yazoo City Police say they are seeing a rise in juvenile street gangs. They say a lot of the gangs start off as neighborhood cliques but members then commit crimes such as burglary, theft, and assault.
Source: WJTV 12 News Date: September 22, 2010
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