Gang-Related News Articles
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Salvadoran gangs targeted NYC agent (New York, NY): Salvadoran MS-13 gang members hatched a brazen plot to assassinate the U.S. immigration official in charge of a New York crackdown, documents indicate.
Source: United Press International Date: November 4, 2009
Marion police ID street gang (Marion, SC): Police in Marion say they've identified a street gang that's been involved in recent assaults.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15 Date: November 4, 2009
53 indicted on drug charges in sweep of two Bronx housing projects (Bronx, NY): Less than a mile from Yankee Stadium, two gangs had the run of adjacent public housing projects in the Bronx, openly running heroin and crack cocaine trafficking rings, the authorities said.
Source: The New York Times Date: November 4, 2009
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
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