Gang-Related News Articles
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Members of street gang suspected in Lansdowne attack (Landsdowne, VA): Prosecutors say it seems gang members are beginning to attack innocent people after the arrests of four people in the brutal beating of a Lansdowne woman and the murder of her husband in March.
Source: WJLA NewsChannel 8 Date: April 27, 2009
Pastors gang up on city gangs (Lancaster, PA): Phil Hernandez grew up as one of seven children. His father was worried about money. His mother was in "survival mode," coping with her kids and her household.
Source: Sunday News Date: April 26, 2009
Gang-related activity raises concerns (Walterboro, SC): The gang member leaned into the crowded nightclub and beckoned to Donald Green to join him outside. The gang member wasn't there to talk, debate or ponder what would come next.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: April 26, 2009
Pasco man killed in 'gang-related' shooting (Pasco, WA): A Pasco man died this afternoon in what police are calling a "gang-related" shooting, and police have surrounded a home nearby and are trying to get someone to come outside.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: April 26, 2009
Girl Shot in gang-related shooting (Panorama City, CA): A girl shot Sunday in a gang-related shooting in Panorama City was in stable condition, and one suspect was in custody as authorities sought two other juvenile suspects, a police officer said.
Source: KTTV FOX 13 News Date: April 26, 2009
Senate OKs bill cracking down on gang activity (Austin, TX): Legislation aimed at cracking down on criminal street gangs in Texas – covering everything from graffiti to firearms smuggling – was approved Friday by the Senate and sent to the House.
Source: The Dallas Morning News Date: April 25, 2009
Man critical after gang-related stabbing, Manatee officials say (Bradenton, FL): A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after being stabbed in what Manatee County sheriff's authorities call a gang-related incident.
Source: The Tampa Tribune Date: April 25, 2009
Cops chase, nab 3 in slaying of suspected gang leader (Chicago, IL): An alleged high-ranking Chicago gang member was gunned down Thursday afternoon while standing outside a West Side residence that police believe he was having appraised, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: April 24, 2009
Gang members beat, rob two men in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): A group of three apparent gang members beat and robbed two people in separate incidents in downtown Oxnard on Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: April 24, 2009
Efforts to curb Norfolk's gang activity hit the screen (Norfolk, VA): "Facing Gangs," the city's gang-awareness video released Thursday, quickly gets to its point. A mother describes how three young men fatally shot her son in the head, in their front yard.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: April 24, 2009
Judge grants St. Paul anti-gang injunction (St. Paul, MN): A Ramsey County judge this afternoon banned 10 alleged gang members from attending this year's Cinco de Mayo festival if they're doing anything remotely gang-related.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: April 24, 2009
Drug sting nets three gang arrests (Santa Cruz, CA): Three suspected high-profile gang members were arrested in a sting operation Wednesday.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News Date: April 24, 2009
APD Gang Unit is heading into the classroom (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Department's new Gang Unit is heading into the classroom.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: April 24, 2009
Indictments returned against 10 gang members (Albany, GA): Ten suspected gang members are indicted on 45 counts of aggravated assault, gun charges, and gang activity.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: April 24, 2009
Gang graffiti plagues Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Police call it an “upswing,” but residents use the word "rampage." Dozens of homes and businesses across Santa Rosa this month have been covered with gang tags, damaging garage doors, sidewalks, cars and bridges in neighborhoods from Bennett Valley to Roseland.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: April 24, 2009
Bust four young thugs in holdup (Jersey City, NJ): Four 12-to 14-year-old Jersey City boys have been charged with using a fake gun in an attempted robbery of a 13-year-old who was walking home from school Tuesday evening.
Source: The Jersey Journal Date: April 23, 2009
New anti-gang campaign launched in the South Bay (San Jose, CA): Their message about gangs was direct and a little edgy. Top law enforcement leaders and politicians in Silicon Valley on Thursday stood in front of a billboard with a cemetery as the background and a sign that read: "Gangs have a special place for your kids. We can help."
Source: The Mercury News Date: April 23, 2009
DA's office wants new unit focused on fighting gangs (York, PA): The York County District Attorney's Office is proposing a new eight-person unit dedicated solely to fighting gang activity in York County.
Source: The York Dispatch Date: April 23, 2009
Two dozen Mexican Mafia and other gangs and associates arrested on federal narcotic violations today (San Fernando, CA): According to Salvador Hernandez, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI in Los Angeles said two dozen individuals associated with the Mexican Mafia and other Hispanic street gangs were charged federally for their roles in a narcotics distribution ring operating in the San Fernando Valley.
Source: American Chronicle Date: April 23, 2009
St. Paul makes case to ban gang (St. Paul, MN): The city of St. Paul will go to court today and attempt to make its case to sue the Sureño 13 street gang and ban 10 of its members from associating with one another inside a designated area of the city's West Side during the Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Source: Star Tribune Date: April 23, 2009
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