Gang-Related News Articles
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Alleged gang members nabbed in drug bust (Brooklyn, NY): A gang was busted for allegedly running drugs and guns through an apartment building in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News Date: January 27, 2010
44 accused gang members arrested in Charlotte area (Charlotte, NC): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Wednesday morning the arrest of hundreds of gang members, associates and other criminals during "Project Big Freeze."
Source: WECT 6 News Date: January 27, 2010
National anti-gang sweep leads to 43 Texas arrests (McAllen, TX): Immigration officials have announced the arrests of 43 gang members and associates in Texas, part of more than 400 arrests in a national anti-gang operation.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: January 27, 2010
27 immigrants detained in operation targeting street gangs (Birmingham, AL): Federal immigration officials and local police in northern Alabama detained 26 men and one woman in an operation targeting violent street gangs, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced today.
Source: The Birmingham News Date: January 27, 2010
Targeting gang activity (Charleston, WV): Street gangs are flexing criminal muscles across a wide swath of West Virginia, and one lawmaker wants to give police a tool to head off the problem before it worsens.
Source: The Register-Herald Date: January 27, 2010
Dozen suburban gang suspects set for deportation (Chicago, IL): Federal agents and local police departments have arrested a dozen suspected gang members across the suburbs and targeted them for deportation in recent days as part of a nationwide operation called Project Big Freeze.
Source: Daily Herald Date: January 27, 2010
Union City letting gang target blacks (Union City, CA): Union City police and school officials have failed to protect African American students from a Latino gang, whose members killed a black youth in 2007 at a middle school and then shot at his friends last weekend in Hayward, according to attorneys who filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: January 27, 2010
Phila. Warlock among 476 nabbed in gang crackdown (Philadelphia, PA): A federal crackdown in 83 cities, including Philadelphia, arrested 476 people, most of them with ties to gangs involved in drug-trafficking in the United States and other countries.
Source: The Inquirer Date: January 27, 2010
'Big Freeze' to stall foreign gang activity (Minneapolis, MN): A nationwide sweep targeting gang members dealing in international drugs and violence netted 476 criminal arrests in 83 U.S. cities, including 26 arrests in Minnesota.
Source: Star Tribune Date: January 27, 2010
Valinda man shot, run over in apparent gang attack (Valinda, CA): Remnants of an effort to save a man's life were left at a shooting scene in Valinda on Wednesday, serving as a reminder to residents of the previous day's violence.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: January 27, 2010
Members of rival gangs exchange gunfire in Tacoma's South End (Tacoma, WA): Three teens were wounded – one critically – in an exchange of gunfire between rival gang members Saturday night on a South End street, police said.
Source: The News Tribune Date: January 26, 2010
Police step up efforts to curb gang violence (New Haven, CT): The New Haven police had been looking for “Black Pat” ever since they raided his house in the Hill neighborhood in late August and found a stash of drugs, cash and gang recruitment pamphlets.
Source: Yale Daily News Date: January 26, 2010
20-year-old stabbed in Newburgh after 11 quiet days (Newburgh, NY): A Sunday night stabbing in Newburgh shows signs that city gangs remain at odds following the killing of a 17-year-old.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: January 26, 2010
18 gang arrests made in three-day operation in Tulare County (Visalia, CA): Eighteen people were arrested in a three-day operation targeting gang activity in the Visalia area. A joint task force of nine law enforcement agencies from throughout Tulare County made the arrests between Friday and Sunday in hopes of reducing gang violence in Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: January 26, 2010
Students discuss problem of gangs (Winston-Salem, NC): Many gang members are immature and carry unloaded guns in their neighborhoods to scare people, a student said yesterday at a panel discussion about local gangs.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal Date: January 26, 2010
L.A. shootings leave three dead, four wounded (Los Angeles, CA): Three people were killed and four wounded in half a dozen shootings late Saturday and early Sunday in Los Angeles County, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: January 25, 2010
SC county copes with surge in gun violence, gangs (Walterboro, SC): South Carolina law enforcement agents have set up shop in Colleton County, hoping to stem a surge in gun violence and gang activity which has led to its highest homicide count in a decade.
Source: The State Date: January 25, 2010
Young men escape bloodshed in Somalia, but find violence in Minnesota (St. Paul, MN): ***In the first of a three-part series, "Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota," reporter Laura Yuen explores the trap of violence that some young men have fallen into as they struggle to adjust to life in the United States.*** On a recent afternoon, a group of mourners for three East-African men shot to death at a Minneapolis market, shoveled heaps of dirt onto caskets.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio Date: January 25, 2010
Two arrested after car chase, gang fight in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Two suspected gang members were in custody and a third was being sought by Santa Rosa police early Monday following a fight between feuding gangs in Rincon Valley late Sunday night.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: January 25, 2010
Atlanta combats gang problem (Atlanta, GA): An emergency community meeting was called in southwest Atlanta after there was a rash of burglaries, and the arrest of a number of gang members, many of them teenagers.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta Date: January 25, 2010
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