Gang-Related News Articles
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'Scary' growth of gangs in war zones (Chicago, IL): Being in a street gang is now forbidden for members of the U.S. armed forces. But you might not guess that if you were to visit U.S. military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to soldiers who have recently served there.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: July 18, 2010
Ceasefire-type programs receive AG's backing (Salinas, CA): Salinas officials joined U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in New Orleans last week as he announced his support of Ceasefire-style anti-violence strategies.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: July 18, 2010
Cops step up anti-gang effort in city (Trenton, NJ): City police and their law enforcement partners have been conducting sweeps on known gang areas and aggressively pursuing known gang members on warrant charges and probation violations in the wake of an alleged gangster's death last weekend.
Source: The Times Date: July 18, 2010
Gang ties probed in motive for fatal shooting at park (Issaquah, WA): From outward appearances, the two groups were celebrating a warm summer Saturday in typical Northwest fashion: grilling food along a picturesque lakefront as children played.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: July 18, 2010
Suburbs are not immune from gang activity (Omaha, NE): Officials in the city’s suburbs are seeing an increase in gang activity, too. "It doesn’t matter what city you’re in, what size city you’re in. Gangs can be anywhere. It’s a culture that doesn’t know any boundaries," said Douglas County Sheriff’s Detective Chris Yordt.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: July 18, 2010
Gang membership withstands Fresno crackdown (Fresno, CA): A new report highlights a contradiction in local efforts to stop gang violence: Despite years of gang sweeps and other high-profile crackdowns, gang activity shows no sign of waning.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: July 17, 2010
Police, sheriff divided over Fresno gang sweep (Fresno, CA): Most people arrested during the Fresno Police Department's well-publicized gang sweeps never set foot in the county jail, records collected by The Bee suggest.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: July 17, 2010
Four gang members sought on federal charges (Daytona Beach, FL): Authorities are looking for four Daytona Beach gang members wanted on federal drug and weapons charges.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: July 17, 2010
Two suspected Sureños arrested in King City (King City, CA): King City police said officers arrested two violent Sureño gang members Thursday, one of whom they say is a high-ranking member from Mexico.
Source: The Californian Date: July 17, 2010
Colorado 30 men and women gang members arrested (Colorado): In a multi-agency operation, which ended July 16, targeted gang members and associates engaged in organized criminal activity in the Colorado-area law enforcement agencies arrested 30 men and women during the five-day operation targeting foreign-born gang members and their associates.
Source: Examiner Date: July 17, 2010
Gang shooting in alley near Library Park (Manteca, CA): A gang-related shooting in an alley near Library Park in downtown Manteca resulted in the car of an innocent victim being hit as he was driving down Manteca Avenue late Friday afternoon.
Source: Manteca Bulletin Date: July 17, 2010
Police arrest 3 Redding men in gang-related crime (Redding, CA): Two men who allegedly pointed a gun at an occupied car outside a Redding grocery store were arrested Friday evening in what police are calling a gang-related crime.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight Date: July 17, 2010
Gang-related murder goes to Superior Court (Gainesville, GA): The case of an 18-year-old Gainesville man charged with the gang-related death of another man early Sunday has been bound over the Hall County Superior Court.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: July 17, 2010
Five arrested in Long Beach on charges of witness intimidation in gang-related homicide case (Long Beach, FL): Long Beach police have arrested five people on suspicion of intimidating witnesses in a gang-related homicide case, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: July 16, 2010
Hempstead gang member arrested for drive-by shooting on bicycle (Hempstead, NY): An admitted gang member was arrested in connection with a shooting that happened on Thursday afternoon in Roosevelt, police say.
Source: Long Island Press Date: July 16, 2010
Suspect arrested in shooting at Sacramento party (Sacramento, CA): Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with a gang-related shooting at a dance party in Sacramento that left one girl dead and another wounded.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 16, 2010
King City police arrest high ranking gang member (King City, CA): Police say that they have arrested a high ranking member of the violent Sureno street Thursday.
Source: KION 46 News Date: July 16, 2010
Man stabbed in gang-related attack (San Mateo, CA): Four people were arrested Thursday night in the wake of a gang-related attack that sent a Daly City man to the hospital with multiple stab wounds, police said.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: July 16, 2010
Dunmore police arrest gang member with drugs, gun (Dunmore, PA): Dunmore police on Wednesday arrested an admitted gang member who told officers he was selling drugs to support his pregnant girlfriend. Julius Champluvier Jr., of 209 Franklin St., was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia.
Source: The Times-Tribune Date: July 15, 2010
Last gang suspect surrenders (Colleton County, SC): The last of 20 Colleton County gang suspects has surrendered to state agents. Laron Bennett, 23, turned himself over Wednesday morning to the State Law Enforcement Division in Columbia, a spokeswoman said.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: July 15, 2010
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