Gang-Related News Articles
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Nearly a dozen MS-13 gang members sentenced to prison (Charlotte, NC): Seven members of the gang known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, were sentenced to prison Tuesday for their participation in a racketeering enterprise, according to Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer.
Source: WBTV 3 News Date: June 30, 2010
Two wounded in gang-related robbery, stabbing (San Diego, CA): Officers are investigating a gang-related stabbing that left two robbery victims wounded in Oak Park Tuesday night.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: June 30, 2010
Four men arrested in Gloversville gang assaults (Gloversville, NY): Police have arrested four men in connection to drug sales and two recent gang assault incidents in Gloversville.
Source: WRGB 6 News Date: June 30, 2010
13-year-old gang member arrested after pointing gun (Merced, CA): A 13-year-old gang member was arrested Tuesday night after he threatened another person with a gun, Merced police say.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: June 30, 2010
Nine Snohomish County gang members part of federal sweep (Seattle, WA): Federal authorities say nine people associated with a gang operating in Seattle and Snohomish County have been arrested as part of a nationwide sweep.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: June 30, 2010
Feds indict region men on gang related charges (Indiana): The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana has indicted in connection with a racketeering conspiracy six persons whom it says are members of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: Chesterton Tribune Date: June 30, 2010
Two injured in gang-related stabbings in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Two people were stabbed blocks just apart from one another in a two-hour span in Watsonville on Tuesday night. Both acts of violence were gang-motivated, but did not appear to be connected, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 30, 2010
Schwarzenegger announces $7.5M anti-gang funding (Los Angeles, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced $7.5 million in grants to help fund crime prevention and gang intervention programs in California.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 30, 2010
Law enforcement initiative targets gang members (Washington, DC): The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it has made more than 270 arrests in a law enforcement initiative targeting gang members.
Source: The Associated Press Date: June 30, 2010
Fresno police adopt new gang policy (Fresno, CA): Fighting gang activity and violent crimes in Fresno is now a stepped-up, year-round effort for the Fresno Police Department, Chief Jerry Dyer said Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: June 30, 2010
Salinas police arrest gang members in two separate robberies, assaults (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said two gang members were arrested Sunday and Monday in separate robberies involving assaults.
Source: The Californian Date: June 29, 2010
Despite curfew, Chester records fifth killing this month (Chester, PA): In a Chester neighborhood once known as the "Circle of Death" and on a street with the same name as a notorious drug gang, a 36-year-old man was found dead just hours after the last cars left Sunday's celebratory home opener for the Philadelphia Union.
Source: The Inquirer Date: June 29, 2010
Three men arrested in shooting incident (Bradenton, FL): Three gang members were arrested and charged with shooting at a group of rival gang members.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: June 29, 2010
Another $200000 approved for stalled Pittsburgh gang program (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh City Council this morning voted to spend another $200,000 to get a stalled anti-gang program moving.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: June 29, 2010
Police win grant to stop gang activity (Charlotte, NC): Suspected gang members will soon have additional mentors to help them avoid a life of crime. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police will hire three case managers to work with juveniles who are currently behind bars at the Cabarrus Youth Detention Center.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: June 29, 2010
Fighting graffiti: Cops have new tool in battle against spray paint (Cheyenne, WY): The Cheyenne Police Department demonstrated new equipment Monday designed to fight graffiti. In an alley between West 17th and 18th streets downtown, officers painted over graffiti with a compressed air paint sprayer that made quick work of covering the spray-painted scrawls with gray paint.
Source: Wyoming Tribune-Eagle Date: June 29, 2010
Ogden gang sweep nets 15 people, documents lab (Ogden, UT): Police have arrested 15 people in an Ogden gang sweep, including members of six street gangs, and dismantled a document-fraud lab.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: June 29, 2010
Authorities investigating different angles after three days of violence (Montebello, CA): Two men were wounded in a shooting Monday evening and police are looking into whether three incidents of violence in as many days are related.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: June 29, 2010
Police: Gang members severely beat, stab man in Millcreek (Millcreek, UT): A man was recovering in a hospital Sunday after he was stabbed and beaten in a Millcreek apartment complex parking lot.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: June 28, 2010
LA anti-gang program expands to 24 parks (Los Angeles, CA): The number of Los Angeles parks included in an anti- gang program credited with helping the city record its safest summer in 40 years will be expanded from 16 to 24, officials announced today.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze Date: June 28, 2010
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