Gang-Related News Articles
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Judge denies ACLU request to block gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): A federal judge has denied a request by the American Civil Liberties Union to block an injunction that forbids members of an Orange County street gang from associating in public.
Source: The Mercury News Date: November 18, 2009
Aryan Warrior gang member sentenced to federal prison (Nevada): A member of the Aryan Warrior street gang was sentenced today to 25 years in federal prison for convictions on racketeering and assault charges, U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden of Nevada said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun Date: November 18, 2009
FBI gang bangs 'Athens Park Bloods' and '127th Clique' in 'Operation Blood Klot' (Los Angeles, CA): Southern Los Angeles was shaken up today and it wasn't an earthquake. The criminals were fleeing as the FBI began gang banging the gangs that deal in drugs, murder, robberies, assaults and other crimes.
Source: Examiner Date: November 18, 2009
Fatal shooting seen as gang-related (Long Beach, CA): Police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old LosAngeles man who was gunned down in the courtyard of a North Long Beach apartment complex Tuesday night as gang-related, police said Wednesday.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: November 18, 2009
Boston police call Dorchester shooting gang-related (Dorchester, MA): Boston police will increase patrols and are asking for the public’s help in stemming a wave of gang violence in Dorchester that has spilled over into a Boston elementary school that serves as a community center after-hours.
Source: Boston Herald Date: November 18, 2009
Deadly shooting may be gang-related (Staten Island, NY): A shooting in New Brighton that left a Port Richmond man dead and his Mariners Harbor pal wounded may have been retaliation for the slaying last week of a reputed Mariners Harbor drug dealer with links to the Bloods gang, multiple police sources told the Advance.
Source: Staten Island Advance Date: November 17, 2009
Boy, 16, shot in South Shore gang related attack (Chicago, IL): A 16-year-old boy was wounded Monday night in a gang related shooting in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 17, 2009
'Call-in' of Salinas gang members marks start of Ceasefire program (Salinas, CA): The 10 Salinas men are known gang members, the kind of guys who've kept cops working late and neighbors trembling in fear.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: November 17, 2009
Authorities arrest 14 members of South LA gang (Los Angeles, CA): FBI agents and sheriff's deputies have arrested 14 members of a South Los Angeles street gang that controls an area investigators say is among the most violent in the city.
Source: The Mercury News Date: November 17, 2009
Suspected gang members arrested in Sonoma car theft (Sonoma, CA): A driver who sped away from a Sonoma police officer early Tuesday crashed his car and subsequently was arrested, along with two others, all suspected of car theft and acting as gang members.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: November 17, 2009
City to push ahead with gang-free initiative (Yakima, WA): At her last meeting as a member of the Yakima City Council, Sonia Rodriguez got a shout-out from the fire chief and saw her fellow council members agree to continue working on a gang-free initiative she proposed.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: November 17, 2009
A brief history of street gangs in Anchorage (Anchorage, AK): As cocaine and crack abuse surged in the 1980s, so too did the number of gangs and gang members in what some Alaskans began to refer to as "Los Anchorage."
Source: KTUU 2 News Date: November 16, 2009
Violence hits home (Walterboro, SC): Anrae Hamlin was riding with his cousin in February when two men jumped into the street with guns blazing. Hamlin took one bullet in the leg and another in the foot.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: November 15, 2009
Two arrested in gang-related shooting (Monroe, LA): Monroe police arrested two teens on suspicion of attempted murder following a gang-related shooting at a downtown nightclub.
Source: The News-Star Date: November 14, 2009
Oregon police see gang resurgence in Medford area (Medford, OR): Gang activity appears to be increasing in Southern Oregon. Medford police Lt. Tim Doney said about 100 people with some affiliation to gangs have been identified so far, up from 55 last spring.
Source: Corvallis Gazette Times Date: November 14, 2009
Bystander shot outside Denny's during gang dispute (Orlando, FL): A bystander outside a Denny's restaurant in Orlando was shot during a dispute between gang members.
Source: WESH 2 News Date: November 13, 2009
Wicomico law enforcement 'to dismantle' gangs (Salisbury, MD): Gang-related crimes throughout the city and county may not be on par with major urban areas, but area law enforcement leaders say they are taking steps and are committed to curbing gang activity.
Source: The Daily Times Date: November 13, 2009
Suspected Northwest Jacksonville gang members arrested in RICO investigation (Jacksonville, FL): Police arrested 13 men this week they say are linked to a Northwest Jacksonville gang that ripped off and roughed up residents in and around West 45th Street and Moncrief Road for more than a year.
Source: The Florida Times-Union Date: November 13, 2009
Street gang ordinance under analysis (Charles Town, WV): Officials in Charles Town are being asked to consider a new ordinance that could give local police more power to investigate possible gang-related activity.
Source: The Journal Date: November 13, 2009
Street gangs moving in on Sioux Falls (Sioux Falls, SD): The Sioux Falls Police Department Street Crime Task Force is constantly working to figure out what street gangs are trying to infiltrate our city, and to prevent the gangs already here from growing.
Source: KSFY News Date: November 13, 2009
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