Gang-Related News Articles
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Four men indicted in series of gang attacks, slaying (Washington, DC): Four men were indicted by a D.C. Superior Court grand jury on 92 charges in connection with a four-month series of attacks, including a slaying and several shootings, in Northeast Washington last year, officials announced Wednesday.
Source: The Washington Post Date: September 24, 2009
Fight among partygoers led to fatal shooting, police say (Anchorage, AK): The east-side gunfight that broke out during a rowdy underage drinking party last weekend, killing a teenage girl, grew out of a fight between a local street gang and another group of men, according to court documents filed Wednesday in a related criminal case.
Source: Anchorage Daily News Date: September 24, 2009
Experts tell Salinas to create anti-gang plan (Salinas, CA): The state's gang "czar" and Northern California's top federal prosecutor delivered a tough love message to Salinas on Wednesday: Commit to a long-term plan for dealing with gang violence, and do it soon.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 24, 2009
Deputies raid homes, arrest two in connection to home invasion robbery (Altadena, CA): Sheriff's deputies raided five homes Thursday morning and arrested two people suspected of tying up and robbing an elderly Altadena woman of hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: September 24, 2009
Police crack down on East Side gang (Bridgeport, CT): Police have launched a crackdown on a gang they say is bent on controlling the city's East Side. Seven members of the so-called Ave Set Bloods were arrested on breach of peace and related charges, police said.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: September 24, 2009
Massive police raid targets brutal L.A. gang (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles cop Juan Aguilar has been battling the Avenues hoodlums long enough to have seen the gang at its most vicious.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 23, 2009
Providence gang member arrested on gun charge (Providence, RI): A member of the Asian Boyz street gang was arrested on a weapons charge over the weekend after the police found a loaded handgun tucked under the hood of his car.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: September 23, 2009
Conviction is a first for fast-growing Portsmouth gang (Portsmouth, VA): A 19-year-old Chesapeake man was found guilty Tuesday of the May 1 gang-related robbery of an I.C. Norcom High School student.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: September 23, 2009
Salinas, Monterey County work together for anti-gang cash (Salinas, CA): The Monterey County Board of Supervisors and Salinas City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an outline for dealing with the area's gang issues a report intended to bring more federal dollars to the local effort.
Source: The Californian Date: September 23, 2009
Gang-fighting plan gets supervisors' OK (Salinas, CA): The Board of Supervisors doled out high praise and unanimous approval Tuesday for the latest effort to fight gang violence.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 23, 2009
Mom is slain saving son (Bronx, NY): A young Bronx woman walking her 9-year-old son home from a Laundromat yesterday was caught in the crossfire of a gang shootout -- but managed to push him to safety before she was shot and killed, police said.
Source: New York Post Date: September 23, 2009
Gang recruitment videos prompt police search, arrest (Gainesville, FL): The first gang-related search warrant in Alachua County was executed Wednesday morning at a house a few blocks from Norton Elementary School.
Source: The Gainesville Sun Date: September 23, 2009
ACLU files lawsuit over gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): The American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday it has filed a federal lawsuit against the Orange County district attorney's office and Orange police over an injunction that forbids members of an area gang from associating in public, among other things.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 23, 2009
New approach to fighting Boone County gangs (Boone County, IL): The Boone County State's Attorney says after a five year surge in gang activity, from graffiti to gun violence, this summer was quieter than usual.
Source: WIFR 23 News Date: September 23, 2009
Man charged with murder in SF gang-related death (San Francsico, CA): Prosecutors say a 19-year-old man is being charged with murder in the slaying of one of two men gunned down at a San Francisco pizza parlor in what police call a gang revenge killing.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 23, 2009
Richmond gangs involved in Hayward mall gunfire (Hayward, CA): Nine men arrested after a shopping center shootout last Friday are connected to rival gangs based in Richmond, police said, and most are now out on bail while investigators sort out what happened.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: September 23, 2009
S.F. police try to head off Mission gang war (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police redoubled enforcement efforts in the Mission District on Monday after a pair of shootings on the same street over the weekend left three men dead, including a Norteño gang member who had been repeatedly cited for violating the city's gang injunction.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: September 22, 2009
Friday shooting was gang related, police say (Moline, IL): Two reputed gang members are facing felony charges in connection with the shooting of a 17-year-old rival gang member Friday on the Moline-Rock Island border, authorities said.
Source: The Quad-City Times Date: September 22, 2009
Providence gang feud leaves five wounded (Providence, RI): A simmering feud among several street gangs erupted in violence this weekend and left five people, including a pregnant teenage girl, with gunshot wounds although none of them are considered life-threatening.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: September 22, 2009
Cops smash drug ring and seize 33 reputed Bloods (Orange, NJ): Every morning, drug addicts lined up for their fix in the Dr. Walter G. Alexander complex in Orange, cutting deals with Bloods members in graffiti-scrawled hallways.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: September 22, 2009
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