Gang-Related News Articles
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Anti-gang coalition forming in Yakima Valley (Yakima, WA): A new anti-gang group is holding its first meeting Saturday in Granger.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: July 15, 2010
More anti-gang funds OK'd; Visalia City Council wants half of nonprofit grants for youth intervention (Visalia, CA): Half of the $160,000 that the city of Visalia donates to nonprofit groups each year must go toward anti-gang efforts, the Visalia City Council determined this week.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 15, 2010
Teens converge in D.C. to voice concerns about gang violence July 17-22 (Seattle, WA): In a matter of days, about 130 youth from across the country will converge at the nation's capital to push for an end to gang violence.
Source: Christian Newswire Date: July 15, 2010
Trial opens over permanent curbs on W. Sacramento gang (Sacramento, CA): Lawyers gave opening statements Tuesday in a trial to decide if West Sacramento needs an anti-gang injunction to combat the alleged Broderick Boys street gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: July 14, 2010
Chicago street gangs increasing presence in suburbs (Chicago, IL): A child shot in Mount Prospect this past spring. Nearly two dozen gang members arrested by federal agents in suburbs from Streamwood to Wheeling. Tensions between rival gangs rise at Palatine High School.
Source: NBC Chicago Date: July 14, 2010
Reputed gang member arrested in South Beach death (Miami, FL): Miami Beach police have arrested a reputed Liberty City gang member for the fatal shooting of a man inside a South Beach nightclub in June.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: July 14, 2010
Last Walterboro gang suspect turns himself in (Columbia, SC): The last of 20 Colleton County gang suspects turned himself in Wednesday morning. A spokeswoman confirmed that Laron Bennett, 23, turned himself into the State Law Enforcement Division in Columbia.
Source: WCSC 5 News Date: July 14, 2010
Gang 101 meeting held in Holland (Holland, MI): For the second time this year, a community meeting dealing with gang activity in Holland was held. About 60 people showed up at the Moran Park campus of Ridge Point Community Church last night for a "Gang 101" forum hosted by Holland Police and community leaders in the wake of an increase in violence and vandalism in and around the Tulip City.
Source: WHTC News Date: July 14, 2010
Board hears reports of gang activity (Silver Creek, NY): Early signs of gang activity in Sunset Bay were brought to the Hanover Town Board’s attention Monday.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: July 14, 2010
Visalia police chief urges action against gangs (Visalia, CA): The community must do more to help police crack down on gang violence in the wake of Saturday's shooting of a 3-year-old in north Visalia, Visalia Police Chief Colleen Mestas said Tuesday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 14, 2010
Tri-City police seek to quell gang violence (Pasco, WA): Gunshots rang out four separate times in Pasco in a six-hour period last weekend, but police say it's not necessarily a sign gang violence is increasing.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: July 13, 2010
Gang tension high in Visalia area where 3-year-old boy was shot (Visalia, CA): A 3-year-old boy who was shot in the stomach over the weekend underwent a second surgery Monday and remains in critical condition at Children's Hospital Central California.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 13, 2010
Gang police unit makes three seizures (Minneapolis, MN): The Minneapolis Police Department's reorganized gang unit has seized more than 500 pounds of marijuana, 3 pounds of cocaine, $106,000 in cash, several guns and a machete in three separate cases on the city's South Side in the past few months.
Source: Star Tribune Date: July 13, 2010
Man killed in possible gang-related shooting in Spokane (Spokane, WA): Spokane Police are looking for suspects in a shooting death that happened just after midnight, in West Central Spokane. Spokane Police tell us a man was shot in an altercation at the intersection of Boone and Chestnut at about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.
Source: NWCN News Date: July 13, 2010
Slain man, suspect have gang ties (Milan, TN): Both the man who was killed in a Milan homicide this weekend and the man charged with shooting him had been arrested by Milan police numerous times and had gang ties, according to police.
Source: The Jackson Sun Date: July 13, 2010
Fatal gang shooting in Sunnyside kills 18-year-old (Sunnyside, WA): Police say a fatal shooting in Sunnyside is gang-related. An 18-year-old on the front porch of a home was hit in the head Saturday night as shots fired from a passing car hit the front of the house.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: July 12, 2010
Reno police arrest one suspect in alleged gang shooting at Pat Baker Park (Reno, NV): Reno police officers arrested a juvenile suspect Sunday in the gang-related shooting of two people at Pat Baker Park Saturday.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: July 12, 2010
Nine people arrested in gang plot at Riverfest (East Hartford, CT): Police on Sunday arrested nine people at the annual Riverfest fireworks celebration who they say were part of a gang retaliation plot that involved a loaded gun.
Source: Journal Inquirer Date: July 12, 2010
Yolo County's gang injunction trial starts Tuesday (Sacramento, CA): Residents from West Sacramento are hosting a press conference at the Yolo Superior Courthouse a day before Yolo County's gang injunction is once again put on trial.
Source: Daily Democrat Date: July 12, 2010
Pasco police investigate four gunfire incidents, one man hurt (Pasco, WA): Gunshots rang out four separate times within a six-hour period in Pasco over the weekend and officials say all the incidents appear to be gang-related.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: July 12, 2010
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