Gang-Related News Articles
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Metro police want to use civil courts to fight gangs (Nashville, TN): Metro police plan to use the civil courts to help fight gang activity in Nashville, according to Police Chief Ronal Serpas. Effective May 1, a new third gang unit will focus on developing evidence to pursue civil injunctions against gang members.
Source: The Tennessean Date: April 7, 2010
Macon police make arrests in gang-related shootings (Macon, GA): Macon police have made five arrests and are looking for three people in connection with five gang-related, drive-by shootings.
Source: The Telegraph Date: April 6, 2010
Md. Senate panel weighs bill to curb gang activity (Annapolis, MD): A Maryland Senate panel may recommend changes to legislation designed to keep gang activity out of schools.
Source: Boston Herald Date: April 6, 2010
Gang-related graffiti found in Five Points (Atlanta, GA): One or more people went on a damaging spree this weekend, marking cars with gang graffiti near Five Points and other areas that previously hadn't seen gang-related crime, Athens-Clarke police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: April 6, 2010
House OKs stronger laws against gang members (Annapolis, MD): The House of Delegates passed legislation on Tuesday to make it easier to prosecute gang members and stiffen penalties against them.
Source: WJZ 13 News Date: April 6, 2010
Three Adelanto gang members arrested during bust (Adelanto, CA): Sheriff's deputies seized drugs and a short-barreled shotgun, and arrested three suspected gang members at an Adelanto home Sunday.
Source: The Sun Date: April 6, 2010
Raid targets gang activity (Asheville, NC): Gang members, associates and other law violators were arrested over the weekend following a multi-squad raid of an Asheville nightclub and other locations, authorities said.
Source: Times-News Date: April 6, 2010
As weather heats up, so does gang activity (Newberry, SC): Newberry police say a rise in violence can be blamed on two gangs. Now they're looking into shootings and armed robberies in one area in the last two weeks.
Source: WIS 10 News Date: April 6, 2010
Three shot, one beaten in Waycross brawl (Waycross, GA): Waycross police are seeking at least a dozen people they believe were present when three men were shot and fourth was beaten Monday night during a fight at Bailey Street Park.
Source: The Florida Times-Union Date: April 6, 2010
Council votes to toughen panhandling law (Yakima, WA): Acknowledging that gang violence is a far worse problem in Yakima, the City Council sidestepped a proposed crackdown on panhandling and opted for a more limited response.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: April 6, 2010
Gangs of Oak Hill? (Oak Hill, WV): An investigation into the shooting of a police officer in Southern West Virginia is leading investigators into things they'd hoped they'd never see.
Source: MetroNews Date: April 5, 2010
NYPD arrests dozens after gang runs amok in Times Square, Herald Square (New York, NY): Fifty-four people were arrested Monday morning after hundreds of young thugs rampaged through Times Square and Herald Square in what cops say has become a new Easter night tradition of Midtown mayhem.
Source: New York Daily News Date: April 5, 2010
Woman injured in Ogden gang shooting, police say (Ogden, UT): A woman was injured in a shooting early Monday morning in Ogden, and police believe it was gang related.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: April 5, 2010
Triple stabbing is gang-related (Las Vegas, NV): A trio of juvenile gang members is responsible for three stabbings overnight in a neighborhood near downtown Las Vegas, police said.
Source: KVVU FOX5 News Date: April 5, 2010
Gang problems can't be arrested away (Shelby, NC): If you’ve passed the intersection of South Post and Marion streets, you’ve seen the billboard. Nicky Cruz – coming to the Cleveland County Fairgrounds May 1. Cruz cut his teeth as a gang leader in Brooklyn, N.Y. Now he’s trying to teach others not to follow in his footsteps.
Source: The Star Date: April 5, 2010
Judge grants permanent injunction against Adelanto gang (Adelanto, CA): A judge has granted a permanent gang injunction against the Brown Pride Gang in Adelanto which among more than two dozen terms would make it a crime for members to congregate in public or wear gang attire within the safety zone, authorities said.
Source: Daily Press Date: April 5, 2010
An unwelcome Easter custom in Times Square: Violence (New York, NY): In the waning hours of Sunday, what has become something of a violent Easter night ritual began to unfold. Hundreds of people filled Times Square, some pouring out of the subway, howling and unruly.
Source: The New York Times Date: April 5, 2010
Top cops vow aggressive pursuit in fighting back against gangs (New Jersey): New Jersey's top law enforcement officials say they will target "increasingly sophisticated" white-collar crimes in a stepped-up effort to curtail the growth and expanding influence of gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: April 4, 2010
Gang solutions are few and far between (New Jersey): It's a Sunday afternoon, Valentine's Day, and Jarrett Lampkin is darting around a rec room filled with boys at the Lakewood Community Center. He's helping them write essays that express gratitude to their mothers.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: April 4, 2010
Growing gang violence? (Colorado Springs, CO): A gang related stabbing happened on Saturday night. The victim was stabbed in the 2600 block of East Yampa. According to police, the man was stabbed for wearing the wrong colors.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13 Date: April 4, 2010
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