Gang-Related News Articles
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Feds, local officials eye gangs in Memphis meeting (Memphis, TN): Without fanfare or notice to the media, two top-level members of the Obama administration met Wednesday with local officials and community activists to work out a plan to reduce youth violence.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: April 1, 2010
Salinas-gang prevention initiative loses funding, but not heart (Salinas, CA): A pilot program aimed at ending gang violence in Salinas has run out of money, but it hasn't run out of fight.
Source: The Californian Date: April 1, 2010
Gang-related activity linked to cop shooting (Oak Hill, OH): Lt. Jim Sizemore with the Fayette County Sheriff's Department said the shooting of Corporal Chris Young has opened up a new investigation, gang related activity.
Source: WVNS 59 News Date: April 1, 2010
Suspected gang member arrested for last week's shooting (Tracy, CA): Police on Tuesday arrested a 20-year-old suspected gang member for accidentally shooting a teenaged girl last week and then covering the incident up.
Source: Tracy Press Date: April 1, 2010
Funds deployed in war on gangs (New Jersey): More than $10 million in federal and state funds will be funneled into new programs aimed at stemming the tide of gang violence and crime in New Jersey.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: April 1, 2010
Vineland combats gangs at school level (Vineland, NJ): Busting street gang members for crimes may draw the bulk of public attention, but the effort of law enforcement agencies to disrupt the phenomenal growth of gangs is a war with more than one front.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: March 31, 2010
Alleged attempt to smuggle drugs into Merced County Jail leads to arrests (Merced County, CA): A 21-year-old documented gang member was arrested this month after allegedly trying to smuggle about $1,500 worth of methamphetamine and marijuana into Merced County Jail.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: March 31, 2010
New information in Oak Hill police officer shooting (Oak Hill, WV): Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler said they have information that the Bloods and Crypts street gangs have been establishing a presence in the Beckley-Oak Hill area.
Source: The State Journal Date: March 31, 2010
Three arrests in Salinas drug, gun bust (Salinas, CA): An anonymous tip led authorities to three suspected gang members and a cache of guns and drugs in the Boronda area early Tuesday, said Salinas police.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: March 31, 2010
W. Richland girl arrested in taggings (Richland, WA): A 15-year-old West Richland girl has been arrested in connection with a series of graffiti taggings around West Richland the past two weekends, authorities said.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: March 31, 2010
Bloods gang invading Camden's streets (Camden, NJ): Gangs have a long history in this troubled city, but the criminal group now causing the most concern is a relative newcomer. The Bloods, an often-violent street gang that arrived in North Jersey less than 20 years ago, has steadily expanded its range to this area.
Source: Courier-Post Date: March 30, 2010
Fresno police steps up efforts to arrest Bulldog gang members (Fresno, CA): A string of gang shootings over the weekend are prompting concern about a rise in violence in the city of Fresno. Investigators call it a feud between two separate groups within the Bulldog criminal street Gang.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News Date: March 30, 2010
Two men arrested in killing of suspected gang leader (Baltimore, MD): Police said Monday they have arrested two suspects in the killing of a reputed gang leader who was gunned down in a Charles Village alley earlier this month.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: March 30, 2010
Man wounded during reported gang activity (Nashville, TN): A Nashville police officer has wounded a man in what authorities say was their attempt to intervene in gang activity.
Source: WRCB 3 News Date: March 30, 2010
911 tape released in dragging death of woman (Westminster, CA): A member of an Orange County street gang and a female accomplice have been charged with murdering a woman by dragging her several blocks with her body hanging outside their car.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: March 30, 2010
Anonymous tip helps gang crackdown after six-year-old killed (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said they arrested more gang members and seized more firearms Tuesday as part of intensified efforts to take down criminal street gangs.
Source: The Californian Date: March 30, 2010
Monrovia/Duarte a testing ground for county anti-gang strategy (Monrovia, CA): A county report advocates a regional approach to curbing gang violence in the Monrovia/Duarte area, following a pilot program that used the two cities as testing grounds for new anti-gang strategies.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: March 30, 2010
Salinas police: guns seized from gang members (Salinas, CA): Salinas police said they seized a number of firearms this morning while serving search warrants at the homes of gang members just outside the city.
Source: The Californian Date: March 30, 2010
Hilltop Crips suspect pleads guilty (Tacoma, WA): Another man suspected of being a member of the Hilltop Crips has pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy and other charges related to a law enforcement crackdown on the Tacoma street gang.
Source: The News Tribune Date: March 30, 2010
New unit teams up on gangs (Barrow County, GA): Barrow County has not seen a lot of bloodshed or even a lot of drug activity directly related to gangs, but Barrow County sheriff's deputies have investigated enough isolated gang-related assaults, petty crimes and graffiti to make them take notice.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: March 29, 2010
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