Gang-Related News Articles
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Police, schools watching ‘Juggalos’ - Classified as gang in Arizona (Show Low, AZ): Juggalos consider themselves a family and fans of a rap group’s music. But due to reported criminal acts by some of them, Show Low school administrators and police are keeping a close eye on young people who identify themselves as Juggalos.
Source: White Mountain Independent Date: November 23, 2010
Two Albany gang members plead guilty (Albany, NY): Two more members of the notorious Original Gangsta Killas street gang pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges Tuesday, including one man who tried to smuggle contraband into a state prison last year.
Source: Times Union Date: November 23, 2010
Drug case duo hosted gangs (Columbus, NE): A Columbus couple arrested for possession of drugs late last week was accused Monday of allowing their 14th Street home to be used as a hangout for street gang members during a bond review hearing in Platte County Court.
Source: Columbus Telegram Date: November 23, 2010
Bloods gang member charged with trafficking guns from North Carolina (New York, NY): Kyle Leonard, 25, a Bloods gang member, was indicted Tuesday for trafficking guns from North Carolina to Brooklyn and selling them on the streets, many of them to fellow gang members.
Source: Empire State News Date: November 23, 2010
Chief: Manassas gang attack was premeditated (Manassas, VA): Miguel "Mickey" Hernandez wasn't in a gang. But he was the target of a premeditated attack by gang members, Manassas police Chief Douglas W. Keen told the city council this week.
Source: News & Messenger Date: November 23, 2010
Fatal stabbing may be linked to gang feuds, police say (Manassas, VA): Targeted stabbings in Manassas on Friday and Saturday - one fatal - appear to be linked to disputes between two rival Hispanic gangs, violence that has spurred investigations by local police and the Northern Virginia Gang Task Force.
Source: The Washington Post Date: November 22, 2010
Seven arrested in South Monterey County gang sweep (Monterey County, CA): The latest gang sweep in south Monterey County — the fifth suppression operation in three months — netted seven arrests over the weekend.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 22, 2010
Fatal shooting in NE Harris Co. likely gang-related (Houston, TX): A shooting that left one man dead tonight in northeast Harris County appears to be gang-related, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: November 22, 2010
Victim stabs attacker during possible gang-related brawl in Grayslake (Grayslake, IL): An Antioch man was stabbed in the chest after allegedly attacking another man with wooden table legs in what appears to be a gang-related fight, Grayslake police said Monday.
Source: TribLocal Date: November 22, 2010
17-year-old injured in gang-related Atwater shooting (Atwater, CA): A 17-year-old juvenile is recovering after a shooting reported Friday in the 1300 block of High Street, Atwater police reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: November 22, 2010
Police say Saturday's killing is gang-related (Macon, GA): Macon Police say the shooting that killed a 20-year-old Macon man and wounded a teenager late Saturday night is gang-related.
Source: WMAZ 13 News Date: November 22, 2010
Police say Sunday night shooting in Alice is gang-related (Corpus Christi, TX) : Two Alice men were shot shortly before midnight Sunday, in what Alice police say was a gang-related incident.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times Date: November 22, 2010
Nine-Trey Headbustas member admits helping to kill street gang leader (New Brunswick, NJ): When members of the Nine Trey Headbustas Bloods street gang didn’t like how their set was operating in New Brunswick, they decided to get rid of the leader.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: November 22, 2010
W. Sac wants gang injunction, but jury out on whether they work (Sacramento, CA): Do gang injunctions work? For the past five months, lawyers have been arguing in Yolo Superior Court whether West Sacramento needs a permanent injunction to fight the alleged street gang known as the Broderick Boys.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: November 21, 2010
Arrests weaken West Dallas' infamous Gator Boyz gang, police say (Dallas, TX): For 10 years, police say, the West Side Gator Boyz were one of Dallas' most notorious street gangs. Born from the surprising merger of Crips and Bloods – the Hatfields and McCoys of modern-day street gangs – the Gator Boyz dominated the drug trade in West Dallas, authorities say.
Source: The Dallas Morning News Date: November 21, 2010
Police battle loose gang structures as some members fight to get out (East Chicago, IN): Scars from 13 bullet wounds pepper Brandon's body -- brutal reminders of his life as a Gangster Disciple. The East Chicago native thought he'd be dead by now.
Source: The Times Date: November 21, 2010
Group's gang-prevention efforts in St. Paul end (St. Paul, MN): Large groups of kids were hanging out in a St. Paul park last summer. They were unattended, and some would fight. Police had to be called in, and neighbors were upset.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: November 21, 2010
City models Safe Streets plan (Annapolis, MD): When their city was nearly labeled the most violent in Maryland, Annapolis officials implemented a pilot program that has since drastically reduced crime and projected the potency of multiagency partnerships in a big way.
Source: The Daily Times Date: November 21, 2010
Tri-City Drug Task Force gets new designation (Hastings, NE): Gangs beware. The US department of Justice approved the Tri–City drug task force with a "Safe Streets Designation." That means the group will have ramped up resources to pursue not only drug cases in the region, but organized crime and violence cases.
Source: KHAS-TV 5 News Date: November 21, 2010
Utah lacks law defining what constitutes a gang member (Ogden, UT): Members of an Ogden street gang who are the subjects of an injunction designed to stop them from gathering in certain public spaces may find a solid defense if they land in court: Utah has no law defining what constitutes a gang member.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: November 20, 2010
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