Gang-Related News Articles
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Violent crime by juveniles up this year, prosecutor says (Seattle, WA): As charges were filed Thursday against three men and a teen in Saturday night's gang-related drive-by shooting in South Park, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg released statistics showing a dramatic spike in violent gun crime by juveniles this year.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: August 13, 2009
Union County authorities search for alleged ringleader of Bloods street gang (Union County, NJ): Union County authorities are hunting for a Bloods ringleader who they say keeps giving them the slip but operated an aggressive drug ring out of Elizabeth that netted about $700,000 a week.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: August 13, 2009
Police arrest suspected gang member (Albany, GA): Major Bill Berry of the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit says they’ve been on this investigation for several months.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News Date: August 13, 2009
North Hollywood teen killed in gang shooting (Hollywood, CA): Two men were arrested early today on suspicion of murder following the slaying of a gang rival in a shootout outside a North Hollywood convenience store, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: August 12, 2009
Tacoma's Park Avenue neighborhood battles gang graffiti (Tacoma, WA): Residents in the Park Avenue neighborhood in Tacoma's South End are in a battle. The enemy: gang graffiti.
Source: The News Tribune Date: August 12, 2009
Three men arrested in Hinton Street drive-by shooting (Clayton, NC): A Clayton man is among three people who are facing charges stemming from another incident involving shots fired on Hinton Street last week.
Source: The Clayton News-Star Date: August 12, 2009
Teen gang members arrested on first day of school (Gainesville, GA): Two admitted gang members were arrested at Gainesville High School the first day of classes after the two became involved in a verbal altercation.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: August 12, 2009
Symposium highlights gang problem in Anderson (Anderson, SC): Anderson County Council member Gracie Floyd says Anderson’s gang activity is shocking. Floyd attended a meeting Tuesday night at the Fusion Warehouse in Anderson and listened to a policeman describe THE problem.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail Date: August 12, 2009
Orem delays gang-loitering ordinance (Orem, UT): City officials want to meet with the Alpine School Board before declaring public schools as off-limits to gang loitering.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: August 12, 2009
Five suspected gang members arrested in San Rafael (San Rafael, CA): Five suspected gang members, including three juveniles, were arrested Tuesday in connection with a stick beating at an apartment complex in the Canal neighborhood of San Rafael.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: August 12, 2009
Lawmaker urges U.S. standards for gang intervention workers (Los Angeles, CA): Officials on Monday unveiled a federal bill that would create national standards and accountability for gang intervention workers as part of a Los Angeles-based effort to professionalize the growing and controversial field.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: August 11, 2009
Ottumwa Police: Zero tolerance for gangs (Ottumwa, IA): An Ottumwa police officer is back at work after four Ottumwa residents associated with a Hispanic street gang brutally attacked him causing facial and head injuries.
Source: KTVO 3 News Date: August 11, 2009
Feds charge more than 100 in SC drug roundup (Columbia, SC): Federal and local agents have charged more than 100 people on federal drug, weapon and immigration violations in what they called a vast conspiracy in South Carolina, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: The Sun News Date: August 11, 2009
Northern NJ jail locked down after inmates brawl (Elizabeth, NJ): Officials say inmates at a northern New Jersey jail were placed on lockdown after two large fights broke out over the weekend.
Source: The Inquirer Date: August 11, 2009
Two suspected gang members arrested with semiautomatic weapons in New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ): Two North Brunswick men suspected of selling guns in the city were arrested Saturday, police said Monday.
Source: Home News Tribune Date: August 11, 2009
Gang members arrested for pimping young girl (Las Vegas, NV): Police have arrested four men who claim to be members of a local gang. They're charged with some very serious crimes, including kidnapping and forcing a child to work as a prostitute.
Source: KVBC News 3 Date: August 11, 2009
Hennepin County cities join together to fight gangs (Hennepin County, MN): A new effort to fight gang activity in Hennepin County is taking shape. The Hennepin County Sheriff's department and the county's city police chiefs said their departments will meet bi-weekly to talk about strategies and to coordinate anti-gang activity, according to Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio Date: August 10, 2009
Officer attacked by gang members in Ottumwa (Ottumwa, IA): Four people are in custody after an Ottumwa police officer was assaulted Sunday morning in what officials are calling a gang attack.
Source: The Ottumwa Courier Date: August 10, 2009
Police seek suspects in Santa Ana stabbing (Santa Ana, CA): Authorities are looking for four to six possible gang members who they think stabbed a man several times early Sunday after learning he was not affiliated with a gang, they said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: August 10, 2009
Fresno killings gang related (Fresno, TX): Two brothers are found shot to death in Fresno. Fort Bend County Sheriff's investigators say one of the men was in a well-known street gang.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News Date: August 10, 2009
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