Gang-Related News Articles
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Senator Golden introduces Criminal Street Gang Enforcement and Prevention Act (Brooklyn, NY): State Senator Marty Golden has introduced new legislation, the Criminal Street Gang Enforcement and Prevention Act. The bill would enact new penalties and sentencing enhancements for participation in criminal gang activities and would create a fund and require the forfeiture of monies from criminal gang activities to be placed in it.
Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Date: July 1, 2010
Bloods gang injunction dropped against five men (El Paso, TX): El Paso County Attorney JoAnne Bernal has dropped a gang injunction lawsuit against five people accused of being in the Bloods street gang.
Source: KFOX14 News Date: July 1, 2010
New gang law takes effect (Annapolis, MD): School and law enforcement officials are confident they will be able to handle a new state law taking effect today meant to fight gangs by broadening the number of crimes communicated between officials.
Source: The Capital Date: July 1, 2010
Community leaders attend ‘Gangs 101’ (Manatee County, FL): School officials and business leaders learned some cold hard facts Tuesday in "Gangs 101": Street gang members are in almost all neighborhoods in Manatee County. And they are in every middle and high school throughout the county.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: June 30, 2010
Police arrest alleged leader of street gang (El Paso, TX): El Paso police have arrested the alleged leader of a Central El Paso street gang.
Source: El Paso Times Date: June 30, 2010
Jerry Brown, in Monterey, vows to focus on prison gangs (Salinas, CA): California Attorney General Jerry Brown promised to expand the state's anti-gang efforts by cracking down on prison gangs — such as the Nuestra Familia, Mexican Mafia and Aryan Brotherhood — if he is elected governor.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: June 30, 2010
32 gang members, guns taken off street (Daytona Beach, FL): Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive (ATF) agents arrested 32 suspected gang members from Daytona Beach.
Source: WFTV 9 News Date: June 30, 2010
Nearly a dozen MS-13 gang members sentenced to prison (Charlotte, NC): Seven members of the gang known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, were sentenced to prison Tuesday for their participation in a racketeering enterprise, according to Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer.
Source: WBTV 3 News Date: June 30, 2010
Two wounded in gang-related robbery, stabbing (San Diego, CA): Officers are investigating a gang-related stabbing that left two robbery victims wounded in Oak Park Tuesday night.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: June 30, 2010
Four men arrested in Gloversville gang assaults (Gloversville, NY): Police have arrested four men in connection to drug sales and two recent gang assault incidents in Gloversville.
Source: WRGB 6 News Date: June 30, 2010
13-year-old gang member arrested after pointing gun (Merced, CA): A 13-year-old gang member was arrested Tuesday night after he threatened another person with a gun, Merced police say.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: June 30, 2010
Nine Snohomish County gang members part of federal sweep (Seattle, WA): Federal authorities say nine people associated with a gang operating in Seattle and Snohomish County have been arrested as part of a nationwide sweep.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: June 30, 2010
Feds indict region men on gang related charges (Indiana): The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana has indicted in connection with a racketeering conspiracy six persons whom it says are members of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: Chesterton Tribune Date: June 30, 2010
Two injured in gang-related stabbings in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): Two people were stabbed blocks just apart from one another in a two-hour span in Watsonville on Tuesday night. Both acts of violence were gang-motivated, but did not appear to be connected, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 30, 2010
Schwarzenegger announces $7.5M anti-gang funding (Los Angeles, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced $7.5 million in grants to help fund crime prevention and gang intervention programs in California.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 30, 2010
Law enforcement initiative targets gang members (Washington, DC): The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it has made more than 270 arrests in a law enforcement initiative targeting gang members.
Source: The Associated Press Date: June 30, 2010
Fresno police adopt new gang policy (Fresno, CA): Fighting gang activity and violent crimes in Fresno is now a stepped-up, year-round effort for the Fresno Police Department, Chief Jerry Dyer said Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: June 30, 2010
Salinas police arrest gang members in two separate robberies, assaults (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said two gang members were arrested Sunday and Monday in separate robberies involving assaults.
Source: The Californian Date: June 29, 2010
Despite curfew, Chester records fifth killing this month (Chester, PA): In a Chester neighborhood once known as the "Circle of Death" and on a street with the same name as a notorious drug gang, a 36-year-old man was found dead just hours after the last cars left Sunday's celebratory home opener for the Philadelphia Union.
Source: The Inquirer Date: June 29, 2010
Three men arrested in shooting incident (Bradenton, FL): Three gang members were arrested and charged with shooting at a group of rival gang members.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: June 29, 2010
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