Gang-Related News Articles
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Bridgeport gang showcases exploits online (Bridgeport, CT): They are the drug gang of the YouTube generation. They call themselves the Stack Boyz, and police say the reach of the gang's illegal drug operation extends to Shelton, Ansonia, Orange, Milford and Stratford.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: October 26, 2009
Teen accused of running down man in Longview (Longview, WA): Longview police believe a 15-year-old Kelso boy ran down a 28-year-old man in an act of gang violence.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: October 26, 2009
20 Mexican nationals arrested on SD County beach (Carlsbad, CA): Border Patrol agents have arrested 20 Mexican nationals, including a documented gang member, as they arrived in a small boat on a San Diego County beach.
Source: The Mercury News Date: October 26, 2009
Gang member wanted in fatal stabbing fled to Mexico, Santa Cruz police say (Santa Cruz, CA): The documented gang member wanted in the slaying of a Santa Cruz High School junior earlier this month likely fled the country, police said Monday.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: October 26, 2009
Are there gangs in our schools? (Anderson County, SC): How big a presence gangs have in Anderson County schools depends on whom you ask. Some school district officials say there are no gangs in their schools.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail Date: October 26, 2009
Three injured, one arrested in early Sunday shooting (Yakima, WA): One man is in custody and another clings to his life after a triple shooting early Sunday near downtown Yakima. Authorities arrested a 19-year-old suspect about 12 hours later and two blocks away from the shootings, which happened about 1:30 a.m. in the 300 block of North Seventh Street.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: October 26, 2009
Juvenile arrested in gang related vandalism (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County sheriff's deputies arrested a male juvenile suspected of causing $500 worth of damage to two vehicles with graffiti on Sunday night, according to a sheriff's report.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: October 26, 2009
Anderson teens share gang experiences, difficulty of getting out (Anderson County, SC): Former students of Anderson County schools now attending the Anderson County Alternative School said gangs here are not social clubs.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail Date: October 26, 2009
Rise of gangs in Salisbury concerns law enforcement, seen influencing crime (Salisbury, MD): When city officers drove their police cruisers onto Glen Avenue, they witnessed a large crowd running from the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.
Source: The Daily Times Date: October 25, 2009
Councilman vows to fight gang activity (Montgomery, AL): Gang activity, in its various forms, has crept into the community, and a Montgomery city councilman hopes an awareness campaign in the schools will help minimize the damage being done to students.
Source: Montgomery Advertiser Date: October 25, 2009
Task force says gangs in Anderson are real (Anderson, SC): Randall Brown remembered the first time he encountered a father and son from the same gang. "We had confiscated the son’s colors when he came through the door," he said.
Source: Anderson Independent Mail Date: October 25, 2009
Gang broken, police say (Cincinnati, OH): The drug-conspiracy charges against Robert "One-Eyed Kenny" Mayberry only hint at the crimes committed by the Cincinnati street gang he helped run for years.
Source: The Enquirer Date: October 25, 2009
Suspects in Seguin gang killing arrested (Seguin, TX): Seguin police have arrested several people in connection with the shooting death of a 20-year-old Waelder man Oct. 16, officials said. Detectives said Garland Taylor’s killing was gang-related.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: October 24, 2009
What you should know about gangs in Gaston (Gaston, NC): Gang members say their loyalty binds them to the Bloods or Crips for life. To Nancy Capistran, it can look a lot like fear.
Source: Gaston Gazette Date: October 24, 2009
Though violence doesn't always travel, aspects of Springfield's drug, gang culture echo through region (Springfield, MA): On a cold Friday morning, a table of candles flickered outside the house where a young mother was struck by bullets Sunday, becoming Springfield's 17th murder victim and third in a five-day spate of fatal violence.
Source: Daily Hampshire Gazette Date: October 24, 2009
Gang member to serve 18 years in prison (Providence, RI): Souvanh Keosouvanh was born in a Thai refugee camp and arrived in this country at an extreme disadvantage. His mother left him and his three siblings, and they were raised by their father, an abusive alcoholic.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: October 24, 2009
Suspect arrested in Natomas homicide has history of gun possession (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with Saturday morning's fatal shooting outside the Center Court restaurant and night club in Natomas, according to authorities.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: October 24, 2009
City cops arrest suspected gang leader (New Haven, CT): A suspected leader of the Crips gang was arrested Wednesday on charges stemming from an August raid of a Lines Street home that netted cash, drugs and gang literature, police said.
Source: New Haven Register Date: October 23, 2009
Gang member gets nine years for stabbing rival near St. Paul school (St. Paul, MN): A Surenos 13 gang member who stabbed a rival gang member last summer near Arlington High School in St. Paul was sentenced Friday to more than nine years in prison.
Source: Star Tribune Date: October 23, 2009
Teen gets 50 years to life for gang executions (Santa Ana, CA): A teenage gang member was sentenced today to at least 50 years in state prison for an execution-style shooting that left two members of a rival gang dead and a third in a coma.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 23, 2009
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