Gang-Related News Articles
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Residents raise concerns about possible violence, gang activity at middle school (Englewood, NJ): Several residents voiced concern to the school board about violence and possible gang activity at Janis E. Dismus Middle School.
Source: The Record Date: November 30, 2010
Fort Smith police investigate eight drive-by shootings this year (Fort Smith, AR) : A rash of drive-by shootings in Fort Smith has many neighbors worried that gangs are sending bullets through their homes.
Source: KHBS 40/29 News Date: November 30, 2010
Gang activity tied to recent shootings (Syracuse, NY): After a baby was shot and killed when an alleged gang member took aim at the child's father, Syracuse Police are saying that gang activity was also related to a number of other recent shootings.
Source: WSYR 9 News Date: November 30, 2010
Man charged with attempted homicide in East Towne Mall stabbing (Madison, WI): A man who police say nearly killed another man during a gang-related fight outside an East Towne Mall restaurant was charged Tuesday with attempted first-degree intentional homicide.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal Date: November 30, 2010
Salinas' CASP invites residents to 'be part of solution' (Salinas, CA): A Salinas grassroots organization dedicated to reducing youth and gang violence is inviting the public to its latest community meeting, where it hopes to continue laying the groundwork for achieving peace.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 29, 2010
Soccer league designed to keep kids out of gangs (Santa Cruz, CA): A new indoor soccer league is designed to keep California kids out of gangs. Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz has about 70 children participating the diocese pilot program, which is part of Bishop Richard Garcia's anti-gang effort.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 29, 2010
Jackson County Legislature gives $60,000 to Southern Christian Leadership Conference before budget is OK'd (Kansas City, MO): The Jackson County Legislature on Monday agreed to give $60,000 to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference from the county’s 2011 budget — even though the legislature hasn’t approved that budget.
Source: The Kansas City Star Date: November 29, 2010
Shooting on Highway 101 near Greenfield kills one, injures two (Greenfield, CA): Monterey County sheriff's deputies are investigating a Friday night gang-related shooting on Highway 101 that killed one man and injured two others.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 29, 2010
New Hanover sheriff's department steps up effort to curtail gang activity (Wilmington, NC): Experienced New Hanover County gang detectives are capable of determining at a glance the allegiance of a particular gang member based on the person’s interest in clothing, use of hand gestures, or, yes, even a graphic on a Facebook profile.
Source: StarNews Date: November 29, 2010
Felony charges for Visalia taggers (Visalia, CA) : A pair of taggers were arrested in Visalia in what police are calling a gang-related vandalism and that means the two face felony charges with a gang enhancement.
Source: KMJ 580 AM News Date: November 29, 2010
Four men are sent to the hospital, gang activity continues (San Francisco, CA): Gang activity in the Mission continued this weekend as four men were sent to the hospital in two separate incidents, police said.
Source: Mission Local Date: November 29, 2010
District Attorney creates "safety zone" around Haverstock Hills Apartments (Houston, TX): While local law enforcement has stepped up their presence at the suspected crime-haven Haverstock Hills Apartments, Harris County is moving forward with a never-before tried method to rid the area of crime— civil penalties.
Source: Northeast News Date: November 29, 2010
Boy, 16, arrested in weekend stabbing at St. Paul RiverCentre (St. Paul, MN): Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Monday in the stabbing of two teens during the weekend Hmong New Year celebration in St. Paul.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: November 29, 2010
Mob, gangs linked to more unsolved murders (Montreal, QC): Cops in British Columbia and Quebec are solving fewer murders than their counterparts in other provinces, a trend being blamed on higher levels of gang violence and organized crime in those jurisdictions.
Source: Toronto Sun Date: November 28, 2010
Bloods put their colors on for court in attempt to intimidate rival gangs (New York, NY) : Each day, a dozen or more young men stroll into Queens Supreme Court sporting the Cincinnati Reds' signature red-and-black cap.
Source: New York Daily News Date: November 28, 2010
Crips members facing drug charges said to have put ‘bounty’ on police officers (Niagara Falls, NY): A pair of Falls gang-bangers with West Coast ties recently put behind bars had put a bounty on the heads of two Cataract City cops.
Source: Niagara Gazette Date: November 28, 2010
One killed, two injured in shooting on Highway 101 (Greenfield, CA): Monterey County sheriff's deputies say a gang-related shooting on Highway 101 about 30 miles south of Salinas left one person dead and two others injured.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 27, 2010
Spike in gang crimes plagues CA's Coachella Valley (Cathedral City, CA): The master-planned Palm Springs Country Club Estates rose from the Southern California desert in the post-World War II boom with a sign promising to weary veterans and their families: "Come buy your dream home."
Source: The Associated Press Date: November 26, 2010
Police hit gang members in force before holiday (Chattanooga, TN): Following a spate of gang-related shootings over the weekend, Chattanooga police and other law enforcers swept through the city Wednesday, hauling gang members to jail.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: November 25, 2010
Pizza man gang slay (Hempstead, NY): Two teen thugs slaughtered a Long Island youth after he failed to respond to their gang signs as he walked past, cops said yesterday.
Source: New York Post Date: November 25, 2010
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