Gang-Related News Articles
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Two gang members convicted of hate-crime murders (Los Angeles, CA): Two Latino gang members were convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in a hate-crime trial involving the deaths of a 14-year-old black girl and a potential witness in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 10, 2010
In Sarasota, an effort to rein in the gangs (Sarasota, FL): A four-year investigation has resulted in Sarasota police charging six members of a notorious street gang with racketeering, saying the members of Second Line were responsible for murders, robberies and home invasions on the city's north side.
Source: The Herald-Tribune Date: September 10, 2010
King City joins Salinas in first gang-related slaying arrests this year (Salinas, CA): A Greenfield teenager is behind bars following his arrest Wednesday on suspicion of fatally shooting a 25-year-old man earlier this year, King City police said.
Source: The Californian Date: September 10, 2010
Admitted gang member stabbed after fight in Seattle Thursday (Seattle, WA): The Seattle police said a self-described gang member was stabbed after he and another man got into an argument and were kicked out of a smoke shop in the 1500 block of Third Ave. Thursday evening.
Source: The News Tribune Date: September 10, 2010
Salinas anti-gang movement sets priorities (Salinas, CA): A Salinas grassroots effort to reduce gang violence set priorities Thursday night for achieving its six primary goals.
Source: The Californian Date: September 10, 2010
Suspect arrested in Reno High School stabbing, police suspect gang ties (Reno, NV): A 16-year-old remains in the Washoe County jail on a charge he tried to kill a fellow Reno High School student during a hallway stabbing that authorities said is gang motivated.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: September 10, 2010
Gang members charged with conspiracy murder (Santa Ana, CA): Four reputed members of a street gang in Orange were charged Thursday with gang-motivated conspiracy and special circumstances murder of a man during a botched drug sale.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 10, 2010
10 alleged SE gang members are indicted for additional crimes (Washington, DC): Ten alleged members of a Southeast Washington drug gang who have been jailed since March were accused of additional crimes Friday in a new indictment that charges three of them with killing three people, including a government witness.
Source: The Washington Post Date: September 10, 2010
Teen testifies he was attacked by Broderick Boys street gang (Sacramento, CA): A teenager testified Wednesday that he was hit in the head with a hammer at a West Sacramento park during an attack in March by members of the Broderick Boys street gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: September 9, 2010
Gang sweep in San Gabriel Valley targets parole violators (Los Angeles County, CA): A total of 250 officers from law enforcement agencies in the San Gabriel Valley conducted a sweep Thursday morning in search of parole violators tied to a gang believed responsible for shooting and wounding an L.A. County sheriff's deputy.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 9, 2010
South Monterey County's third gang sweep nets seven arrests (Soledad, CA): South Monterey County's efforts to suppress gang activity in the region continued Wednesday night with the third crackdown in less than a month.
Source: The Californian Date: September 9, 2010
Concerned residents learn about gang problem (Belvidere, IL): There are about six different gangs on the streets in Belvidere according to police. They believe gangs total between 240 to 400 members. Police indicate there's a noticeable increase in gang calls and gang activity, particularly violent crimes.
Source: WIFR 23 News Date: September 9, 2010
Keeping classmates out of trouble (Battle Creek, MI): A Battle Creek student is hoping to keep local young men in school and away from gangs and street life. Jacqueline Slaby, 17, will target boys and men ages 12 to 21 for "Manhood," a program designed to help participants earn diplomas and find employment.
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer Date: September 9, 2010
Gangs in the military pose problem for civilian police, Killeen detective says (Fort Worth, TX): It's not particularly palatable to think about, but there are gang members in the military, serving overseas and gaining valuable weapons and tactical training.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: September 9, 2010
Three nabbed in connection with 18th Street gang in Somerville (Somerville, MA): Three men allegedly facing off in a gang-related fight and carrying weapons were arrested in Somerville recently, according to a police report.
Source: The Somerville Journal Date: September 9, 2010
Gang sweep cuts violence, police report (Tulsa, OK): CompStat meetings address the effectiveness of the Police Department's crime-reduction efforts. Maj. Tracie Lewis, commander of the Gilcrease Division in north Tulsa, said aggravated assaults there were down from 155 reports last month to 69 this reporting period.
Source: Tulsa World Date: September 9, 2010
West High gang incident raises specter of retaliation (Madison, WI): An armed altercation Friday outside West High School involving known and suspected members of two street gangs involved in an April homicide heightened concerns of possible retaliation, police and school officials said Tuesday.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal Date: September 8, 2010
Gang indictment alleges nonprofit sold fake hours (Nashville, TN): Nashville's mayor says more oversight by the city is needed after suspected gang members allegedly faked court-ordered community service work with the help of a local nonprofit.
Source: WAAY 31 News Date: September 8, 2010
Five people arrested in connection with Beaumont gang-related incident (Beaumont, CA): Five suspects allegedly involved in a gang-related shooting in Beaumont were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, authorities said today.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network Date: September 8, 2010
D.A. serves residents of a Compton home with a civil abatement action (Los Angeles, CA): Residents of a Compton home — considered by authorities to be a gang and narcotics stronghold — were served with a civil abatement action last week by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: Los Angeles Wave Date: September 8, 2010
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