Gang-Related News Articles
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Man wounded in Yakima gang shooting (Yakima, WA): A thick sweat shirt may have offered some protection to the victim of a gang shooting in Yakima.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: November 4, 2009
Party ejection led to murder of DePaul University student (Chicago, IL): A gang member shot up a weekend Halloween party — killing a respected 21-year-old DePaul University student — because several of the gang member’s pals were kicked out of the party earlier, Chicago Police said Wednesday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 4, 2009
Teens in Salinas murder case will face trial as adults (Salinas, CA): Two Salinas teens were arraigned as adults Monday in connection with the brazen gangland slayings of two 14-year-olds in October.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: November 3, 2009
Gang beating investigated in Marion (Marion, SC): Police in Marion say members of a criminal street gang are behind two assault incidents in the city.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15 Date: November 3, 2009
San Jose police arrest three suspects in Halloween attack on trick-or-treaters (San Jose, CA): San Jose police today said they have arrested three teenagers following a Halloween night stabbing and shooting of two young boys out trick-or-treating in East San Jose.
Source: The Mercury News Date: November 3, 2009
Gang ringleader gets 32 years in prison (Denver, CO): The ringleader of a gang which specialized in home invasions and car thefts has been sentenced to 32 years in prison, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today.
Source: The Denver Post Date: November 3, 2009
Gang suspect slain on street by gunmen wearing 'Scream' masks (Brooklyn, NY): Two gunmen wearing masks like the killer in the horror movie "Scream" shot and killed a suspected gang member in broad daylight on a Brooklyn street Sunday, police said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: November 2, 2009
Frederick County sheriff worried about MontCo gangs (Montgomery County, MD): Montgomery County's relatively welcoming stance on illegal immigration may be attracting gangs that are causing problems for its stricter neighbor, said Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins.
Source: The Examiner Date: November 2, 2009
Pregnant woman shot trick-or-treating (Chicago, IL): A pregnant Chicago woman was shot as she took her daughter and other relatives trick-or-treating in the Avondale neighborhood Saturday.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 2, 2009
Halloween marred by violence in Ventura (Ventura, CA): Ventura had six violent incidents Halloween night, one of them gang-related and one police suspect was gang-related. Two took place at or near large Halloween parties.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: November 2, 2009
Tri-Cities police chiefs talk gangs, education, drug courts (Tacoma, WA): The Tri-Cities' three police chiefs focused on gangs, education and the impending loss of drug courts while speaking at the Columbia Basin Badger Club's Friday luncheon.
Source: The News Tribune Date: November 2, 2009
Survey will check attitude of York County students (York County, PA): York County students are being surveyed through Nov. 13 to gather data about their behavior, their attitudes and their knowledge about alcohol, tobacco, drugs and violence.
Source: The York Dispatch Date: November 2, 2009
Suspected street gang member arrested in Mesa (Mesa, AZ): A Chicago man was arrested on suspicion of threatening his ex-girlfriend with a knife at her apartment near Ninth and Date streets Saturday morning, Mesa police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: November 2, 2009
Four teens stabbed in Wheeling gang fight (Wheeling, IL): Four teenage males were hospitalized with stab wounds following a gang-related fight early Sunday morning in Wheeling, police said.
Source: Daily Herald Date: November 2, 2009
Banding together against gangs (Anne Arundel County, MD): Parents of west county students have resolved to squash gangs in their schools before the problem reaches the tragic proportions of other areas besieged by youth violence.
Source: The Capital Date: November 2, 2009
San Jose boy shot, another stabbed while trick-or-treating Halloween night (San Jose, CA): In a terrifying attack on Halloween night, a 12-year-old boy was shot and a 13-year-old boy stabbed while trick-or-treating in East San Jose.
Source: The Mercury News Date: November 2, 2009
New law makes schools, playgrounds gang free zones (Corpus Christi, TX): A new law has given authorities more tools to fight gangs, including increasing the penalties for committing gang-related crimes near places like schools, playgrounds and youth centers.
Source: Caller-Times Date: November 2, 2009
Brazen shooting stuns residents (Atlanta, GA): The van waited on a residential street next to Perkerson Park over the course of two days with men inside. Some residents thought it a bit odd, but apparently no one reported it.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: November 1, 2009
Pico Sheriff's station focuses on graffiti, tagging (Pico Rivera, CA): The baby-faced teenager walking home from school wearing a black backpack looked like any other high school student.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: November 1, 2009
Salinas police arrest two in Archer Street gang homicides (Salinas, CA): Extensive detective work, along with witnesses' help, led to the arrest of two Salinas teenagers in the fatal shooting of an Alisal High School sophomore and Salinas Community School student, police announced Friday.
Source: The Californian Date: October 31, 2009
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