Gang-Related News Articles
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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
Police say tagging incidents increasing in area (Danvers, MA): It used to be that some rebellious teenagers would take to a new sidewalk or playground wall with paint or chalk to display their artistic abilities through colorful graffiti.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: July 22, 2010
Arrests made in burglaries in Pasadena, Altadena (Pasadena, CA): At least a dozen reputed street-gang associates have been arrested in connection with a rash of home burglaries in Pasadena and Altadena, police said Thursday night.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: July 22, 2010
Four with suspected gang ties held on charges relating to crime spree in Monroe and Franklin (Woodbury, 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 22, 2010
Arlington gang-related shooting down 50 percent this summer (Arlington, TX): Summertime gang-related shootings are down 50 percent compared with last summer, in large part because the Police Department requested and received $100,000 from the city to pay overtime for increased gang enforcement, Chief Theron Bowman said Thursday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: July 22, 2010
Salinas police, feds search gang members in response to spike in violence (Salinas, CA): Days after violence spiked in Salinas, local, state and federal agents have come back at gang members with two-dozen probation and parole searches.
Source: The Californian Date: July 21, 2010
Fairfield police sergeant says gang injunction has worked (Fairfield, CA): A Fairfield police gang expert testified Tuesday in Solano County Superior Court that there appeared to have been a significant decrease in gang-related violent and "nuisance" crimes after a preliminary injunction was issued last year against the Norteño street gang.
Source: The Reporter Date: July 21, 2010
18 gang indictments in NYC arson case (Brooklyn, NY): Authorities say 18 members of a Latin Kings faction have been indicted after two Brooklyn residential buildings were torched during a gang feud.
Source: The Associated Press Date: July 21, 2010
Twelve members of violent Latin Kings drug organization charged with murder in aid of racketeering (Bethlehem, PA): A superseding indictment was unsealed today charging 12 alleged members of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN or "Latin Kings") Bethlehem Sun Tribe with participating in a racketeering conspiracy that includes murder in aid of racketeering and other crimes, announced U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Zane David Memeger.
Source: PR Newswire Date: July 21, 2010
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