Gang-Related News Articles
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Council votes to toughen panhandling law (Yakima, WA): Acknowledging that gang violence is a far worse problem in Yakima, the City Council sidestepped a proposed crackdown on panhandling and opted for a more limited response.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: April 6, 2010
Gangs of Oak Hill? (Oak Hill, WV): An investigation into the shooting of a police officer in Southern West Virginia is leading investigators into things they'd hoped they'd never see.
Source: MetroNews Date: April 5, 2010
NYPD arrests dozens after gang runs amok in Times Square, Herald Square (New York, NY): Fifty-four people were arrested Monday morning after hundreds of young thugs rampaged through Times Square and Herald Square in what cops say has become a new Easter night tradition of Midtown mayhem.
Source: New York Daily News Date: April 5, 2010
Woman injured in Ogden gang shooting, police say (Ogden, UT): A woman was injured in a shooting early Monday morning in Ogden, and police believe it was gang related.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: April 5, 2010
Triple stabbing is gang-related (Las Vegas, NV): A trio of juvenile gang members is responsible for three stabbings overnight in a neighborhood near downtown Las Vegas, police said.
Source: KVVU FOX5 News Date: April 5, 2010
Gang problems can't be arrested away (Shelby, NC): If you’ve passed the intersection of South Post and Marion streets, you’ve seen the billboard. Nicky Cruz – coming to the Cleveland County Fairgrounds May 1. Cruz cut his teeth as a gang leader in Brooklyn, N.Y. Now he’s trying to teach others not to follow in his footsteps.
Source: The Star Date: April 5, 2010
Judge grants permanent injunction against Adelanto gang (Adelanto, CA): A judge has granted a permanent gang injunction against the Brown Pride Gang in Adelanto which among more than two dozen terms would make it a crime for members to congregate in public or wear gang attire within the safety zone, authorities said.
Source: Daily Press Date: April 5, 2010
An unwelcome Easter custom in Times Square: Violence (New York, NY): In the waning hours of Sunday, what has become something of a violent Easter night ritual began to unfold. Hundreds of people filled Times Square, some pouring out of the subway, howling and unruly.
Source: The New York Times Date: April 5, 2010
Top cops vow aggressive pursuit in fighting back against gangs (New Jersey): New Jersey's top law enforcement officials say they will target "increasingly sophisticated" white-collar crimes in a stepped-up effort to curtail the growth and expanding influence of gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: April 4, 2010
Gang solutions are few and far between (New Jersey): It's a Sunday afternoon, Valentine's Day, and Jarrett Lampkin is darting around a rec room filled with boys at the Lakewood Community Center. He's helping them write essays that express gratitude to their mothers.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: April 4, 2010
Growing gang violence? (Colorado Springs, CO): A gang related stabbing happened on Saturday night. The victim was stabbed in the 2600 block of East Yampa. According to police, the man was stabbed for wearing the wrong colors.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13 Date: April 4, 2010
Janesville police use home visits to fight gang problem (Janesville, WI): When Janesville police officer Mike Blaser fights gang crime, he often visits gang members and their families at home. He simply walks up to the door, knocks and asks if he can come in.
Source: The Janesville Gazette Date: April 4, 2010
Loveland police talk to citizens about local gangs (Loveland, CO): More than 200 residents packed a room inside the Loveland Police Department this week to learn about gang activity in the community and ways to prevent the proliferation of gangs.
Source: Fort Collins Coloradoan Date: April 3, 2010
Friday shooting in southeast Reno appears to be gang-related, police say (Reno, NV): The shooting of a 17-year-old in the Neil Road area Friday appears to be gang-related, the Reno Police Department said.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: April 3, 2010
Manchin signs anti-gang, school bus bills (Beckley, WV): Moving to head off the lawlessness of street gangs in West Virginia, viewed by one lawmaker as a burgeoning problem, Gov. Joe Manchin gave police more power Thursday to deal with them.
Source: The Register-Herald Date: April 2, 2010
Dorchester double shootings gang-related (Dorchester, MA): A Dorchester double shooting Wednesday night that left one man dead and another critically injured was gang-related, Boston police Commissioner Edward Davis said yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald Date: April 2, 2010
Gang members indicted in connection with "hit" (Kingston, NY): Seven members of the Sex, Money, Murder Gang and their associates were indicted by an Ulster County grand jury on eight counts in connection with the retaliation murder of a fellow grand member, who they thought was a snitch.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: April 2, 2010
Two injured in gang-related shooting in Providence (Providence, RI): Just hours after the city's third homicide of the year, two men were shot Thursday night in a separate incident in what the police describe as a gang-related drive-by shooting in the West End.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: April 2, 2010
Unsolved murder linked to gang members months before leader broke out of Osceola Jail (Kissimmee, FL): Months before Bloods gang leader Michael Rigby escaped from the Osceola County Jail, sheriff's investigators blamed members of the gang for a fatal brawl at a Buenaventura Lakes house party.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: April 2, 2010
Gang signs: a growing battle for the soul of Snohomish County's streets (Everett, WA): Snohomish County sheriff's deputy Bud McCurry was on gang patrol in Everett last summer when he stopped to talk with a boy known as Speedy. Speedy, 17, was polite and friendly to the cops. They knew what he was.
Source: The Daily Herald Date: April 1, 2010
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