Gang-Related News Articles
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Valley's anti-gang efforts may get federal funding boost (Yakima, WA): A project to keep Yakima County youth out of gangs and help active gang members leave the street took a key step forward Wednesday.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: June 25, 2009
Conflict between rival gangs leaves three shot in Logan Square (Chicago, IL): Three alleged gang members were shot as they left a party early Thursday in the Northwest Side’s Logan Square neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: June 25, 2009
Two teens dead, three wounded in wave of shootings in Lorain (Lorain, OH): People who live in a five-block area on the city's west side are reeling from a series of shootings this week - two of them fatal.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: June 25, 2009
Multi-agency task force arrests gang shot-callers (Redlands, CA): There are fewer gang members on Redlands streets after an interdepartmental crackdown on three gangs Thursday.
Source: Redlands Daily Facts Date: June 25, 2009
10 arrested in gang shootout (Chattanooga, TN): Eight men and two juveniles were behind bars late Wednesday after an early morning shootout that sent a bullet flying into a sleeping teenager’s bedroom.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: June 25, 2009
27 arrests in raids on LA's 18th Street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Law enforcement officials say they have arrested 27 members and associates of Los Angeles' long-established 18th Street gang.
Source: The Mercury News Date: June 25, 2009
Suspects in fatal Socorro bar shootings are Barrio Azteca gang members (El Paso, TX): The two brothers who were killed outside a Socorro bar were on the ground after being stabbed and beaten when they were shot execution-style earlier this week, a court document revealed.
Source: El Paso Times Date: June 25, 2009
Immigration officials arrest 46 gang members across N.J. (New Jersey): Immigration authorities arrested 46 gang members and associates across New Jersey as part of a statewide sweep, officials said today.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: June 24, 2009
MS-13 gang members indicted (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities today made a number of arrests of members of a notorious street gang known as MS-13 during a multi-agency anti-gang operation in Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News Date: June 24, 2009
Gangs on residents' minds in Sultan (Sultan, WA): They came to find a way to never let it happen again in their town. About 250 people gathered Tuesday night in Sultan to talk about the beating and stabbing death of a Marysville teenager and the arrest of five young people from Sultan in connection with the slaying.
Source: The Daily Herald Date: June 24, 2009
Task force studies gangs in IW (Windsor, VA): The recent rash of gang-related activity in Windsor has prompted Isle of Wight County Sheriff Charlie Phelps to establish a task force to study the emerging problem countywide.
Source: Daily Press Date: June 24, 2009
St. Paul police ramp up scrutiny of rival gangs in wake of shooting death, stabbing (St. Paul, MN): An 18-year-old shot to death. A 15-year-old near death from a stabbing. In both gang-related cases, a small act of perceived dis-respect led to their attackers' massive retaliation.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: June 24, 2009
Youth crime is on the rise in NN, Hampton (Hampton, VA): The number of violent crimes committed by juveniles in Newport News and Hampton has risen steadily over the past five years at a time when overall violence has been falling on the Peninsula, the latest statistics reveal.
Source: Daily Press Date: June 24, 2009
Oxnard moves forward on anti-gang measures (Oxnard, CA): The Oxnard Police Department plans to develop a three-county network for law enforcement and other organizations to share information about gangs.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: June 24, 2009
Guns, drugs seized in Vineland gang arrest (Vineland, NJ): Police arrested two city men and seized drugs, money and several loaded weapons Monday at a Center City home.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: June 23, 2009
Myrtle Beach teen identified as gang member, arrested for having knife (Myrtle Beach, SC): A Myrtle Beach teen, who was identified as a gang member, was arrested for having a knife, according to a police report.
Source: The Sun News Date: June 23, 2009
Four men arrested for morning drive-by shooting in La Puente (La Puente, CA): Sheriff's deputies arrested four men this morning in connection with a drive-by shooting that occurred at 6:50 a.m. today, officials said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: June 23, 2009
Columbia Heights is still gripped by violence (Washington, DC): A rash of shootings in a rapidly redeveloping section of Columbia Heights has given longtime and newly minted residents a sobering reminder that as much as the area has changed, the presence of gangs and violence has not.
Source: The Washington Post Date: June 22, 2009
Nine gang members arrested in immigration raid (Denver, CO): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and Greeley police officers announced Monday that they have arrested or identified nine gang members who were rounded up in an operation targeting illegal immigrants with ties to violent street gangs in Weld County.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS Date: June 22, 2009
Plea for peace after St. Paul teen with gang ties gunned down (St. Paul, MN): Not even a block from the neighborhood rec center, 18-year-old Dionte Montantes of Saint Paul was shot in the head while walking alone on the 1000 block of Iglehart Avenue around 5:20 Friday afternoon.
Source: KARE 11 News Date: June 21, 2009
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