Gang-Related News Articles
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Five more boys, ages 12 to 16, charged in gang-related Iowa City incident (Des Moines, IA): A total of eight Iowa City minors, ranging in age from 12 to 16, have been arrested following an Aug. 5 incident where several shots were fired on the city's southeast side, according to Iowa City police.
Source: The Des Moines Register Date: August 21, 2009
San Bernardino County district attorney to present anti-gang strategies in D.C. (San Bernardino County, CA): San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael A. Ramos will present his agency's anti-gang strategies to a gathering of officials Monday in the nation's capital.
Source: The Sun Date: August 21, 2009
Two men indicted in fatal gang shooting (Gainesville, GA): A Hall County grand jury has indicted two men in an Aug. 9 gang-related shooting that killed one teen and injured three others.
Source: The Times Date: August 21, 2009
Rivals in midst of gang war (Iowa City, IA): Iowa City police continue to arrest juveniles, including a 12-year-old, associated with the Aug. 5 shooting in southeast Iowa City.
Source: The Press-Citizen Date: August 21, 2009
Crimes in Dillon unrelated to gangs (Dillon, SC): With the recent violent crimes that have taken place throughout Dillon County, some residents are wondering if any of them are gang related.
Source: WMBF News Date: August 21, 2009
Fatally shooting in Bay Terraces seen as gang-related (San Diego, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot to death in Bay Terraces early Friday morning in what police are investigating as a gang-related shooting.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: August 21, 2009
Salinas prayers, police work continue during gang violence reprieve (Salinas, CA): Beneath the stained-glass windows of a tiny white stucco church, one woman pored intently over a Bible and another wiped away tears while they prayed for an end to bloodshed in this Central California farming town.
Source: The Californian Date: August 21, 2009
Students charged in alleged gang murder (West Scranton, PA): Two students from West Scranton High School are among three suspects charged with a murder that authorities believe was gang-related.
Source: WNEP 16 News Date: August 20, 2009
Boys & Girls Club participates in gang prevention (Oshkosh, WI): On Thursday, September 3, Oshkosh Police Officer Chris Gorte and his team will be coming to the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh at 7 p.m. to be discussing gang prevention strategies in Oshkosh.
Source: Oshkosh Northwestern Date: August 20, 2009
Gang expert: 'We're going to need help' (Rochester, MN): Concerns about whether Rochester has enough police to deal with a growing gang problem surfaced Wednesday night as residents of a northwest Rochester neighborhood discussed ongoing gang activity, including gunfire, in their area.
Source: Post-Bulletin Date: August 20, 2009
Police bust graffiti gang (Ketchum, ID): A task force of local law enforcement agencies reported Wednesday afternoon that one adult and five juveniles have been charged with vandalism for allegedly writing graffiti on buildings and elsewhere in the Wood River Valley.
Source: Idaho Mountain Express Date: August 20, 2009
Salinas continues fight to end gang violence (Salinas, CA): Police Chief Louis Fetherolf and Councilmember Tony Barrera will be hosting a one-on-one meeting with the community at the Church of the Rock in Salinas to talk about this year's rise in violence.
Source: KCBA FOX 35 News Date: August 20, 2009
Police efforts keep lid on Mission violence (San Francisco, CA): It's a balmy Tuesday afternoon in the heart of the Mission, and San Francisco police Officer Steven Keith spies a suspected Norteño in front of a house on Capp Street.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: August 20, 2009
Alleged Midtown Mafia gang leader indicted by Salem County grand jury (Salem, NJ): A Salem man believed to be a general of the Midtown Mafia street gang has been indicted by a grand jury here, the first man in the county indicted under a recently-created state statute for promotion of organized street crime.
Source: Today's Sunbeam Date: August 20, 2009
20 arrested in Fresno citywide gang sweep (Fresno, CA): The number of felony arrests made by Fresno police in a citywide anti-gang operation climbed Thursday to 220.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: August 20, 2009
Pregnant woman shot in gang fight (Toppenish, WA): A 28-year-old pregnant woman is expected to survive after she was shot at her Toppenish apartment early Thursday, police said.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: August 20, 2009
Tearful gang member claims he's victim of bad reputation (Seattle, WA): At 21, Eric Sanford is a felon, a son of the Central District and an unrepentant gang member. On Thursday, Sanford was a young man crying as he told a U.S. District Court judge he wasn't much more than a guy caught with a gun and a bad reputation.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: August 20, 2009
Manatee County’s gang cases taxing courts (Manatee County, FL): Attorney Michael Hanson estimates he probably would have charged a private client as much as $100,000 for the work he has completed so far in defending Ryan Simmons against state racketeering charges.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: August 19, 2009
Getting to grips with gang feuds (Balitmore, MD): Recognizing Baltimore's feuding gangs should be easy: Red for Bloods. Blue for Crips. But it's no longer as simple as looking for different-colored bandannas hanging from the back pockets of jeans.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: August 19, 2009
Legislature urged to confront gang issues (Salt Lake City, UT): A state senator is imploring the Legislature to acknowledge Utah's gang problem. Sen. Luz Robles, D-Salt Lake City, plans to introduce a resolution during the next legislative session urging state and local governments to work together to reduce gang activity.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: August 19, 2009
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