Gang-Related News Articles
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Commission hears of violence in many city schools (Philadelphia, PA): Violence is a problem not just at South Philadelphia High but also at schools around the city, several parents, teachers, and residents told the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations last night.
Source: The Inquirer Date: January 29, 2010
Salinas Ceasefire effort draws 33 gang members (Salinas, CA): Getting 33 out of 48 gang members to show up to a meeting where they were urged to leave the violent life behind is a success, police say.
Source: The Californian Date: January 29, 2010
Gunman walks up to victim in Sacramento restaurant, empties gun into him (Sacramento, CA): In what authorities are calling a likely gang hit, a masked gunman walked into a southern Sacramento County Vietnamese restaurant Wednesday afternoon and executed a 22-year-old man at close range.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: January 28, 2010
50 arrested in Riverside gang sweep (Riverside, CA): Reporting from Riverside - Hundreds of law enforcement officers took part in a massive sweep against the leadership of Riverside's most notorious gang Wednesday, making 50 arrests and confiscating armor-piercing bullets, assault rifles, knives and two caged rattlesnakes.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: January 28, 2010
Three men arrested on gang charges after fatal shooting (Augusta, GA): Richmond County authorities have arrested three men for gang activity that they believe sparked Tuesday morning's shooting death of Augusta teen Brandon Desean Taylor.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle Date: January 28, 2010
Fresno police plan new gang enforcement (Fresno, CA): The new year has started explosively in Fresno, with 27 shootings over a 27-day period, prompting police to launch their latest gang enforcement effort.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: January 28, 2010
Immigration officials nab six on LI with gang ties (Long Island, NY): Immigration authorities arrested six undocumented immigrants on Long Island - 16 in the New York region overall - as part of a national crackdown on gang members and their associates.
Source: Newsday Date: January 28, 2010
Injunction issued against Garden Grove street gang (Garden Grove, CA): An Orange County Superior Court judge today signed a court order against a Garden Grove street gang, prohibiting members from operating or gathering as part of a gang.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: January 28, 2010
Del. James partners with Del. Levi to submit comprehensive anti-gang legislation (Annapolis, MD): Three years after the passing of Delegate Mary-Dulany James’ Maryland Gang Prosecution Act, Delegate James is partnering with Delegate Gerron Levi to introduce another gang related bill.
Source: The Dagger Date: January 28, 2010
Mexican posse head nabbed in drug bust (Milwaukee, WI): Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today the arrest of 21 known gang members and associates in an operation undertaken last week in metropolitan Milwaukee.
Source: The Reporter Date: January 27, 2010
Six members of notorious MS-13 gang found guilty (Charlotte, NC): Six members of the notorious MS-13 gang were convicted Tuesday on a variety of charges involving violence and conspiracy, wrapping up a two-week trial marked by extraordinary security and testimony about gang life and crimes across Charlotte.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: January 27, 2010
23 gang members arrested in crackdown (Detroit, MI): A task force made up of local and federal authorities arrested 23 gang members throughout Metro Detroit as part of a nationwide four-day sweep.
Source: The Detroit News Date: January 27, 2010
Alleged gang members nabbed in drug bust (Brooklyn, NY): A gang was busted for allegedly running drugs and guns through an apartment building in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News Date: January 27, 2010
44 accused gang members arrested in Charlotte area (Charlotte, NC): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Wednesday morning the arrest of hundreds of gang members, associates and other criminals during "Project Big Freeze."
Source: WECT 6 News Date: January 27, 2010
National anti-gang sweep leads to 43 Texas arrests (McAllen, TX): Immigration officials have announced the arrests of 43 gang members and associates in Texas, part of more than 400 arrests in a national anti-gang operation.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: January 27, 2010
27 immigrants detained in operation targeting street gangs (Birmingham, AL): Federal immigration officials and local police in northern Alabama detained 26 men and one woman in an operation targeting violent street gangs, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced today.
Source: The Birmingham News Date: January 27, 2010
Targeting gang activity (Charleston, WV): Street gangs are flexing criminal muscles across a wide swath of West Virginia, and one lawmaker wants to give police a tool to head off the problem before it worsens.
Source: The Register-Herald Date: January 27, 2010
Dozen suburban gang suspects set for deportation (Chicago, IL): Federal agents and local police departments have arrested a dozen suspected gang members across the suburbs and targeted them for deportation in recent days as part of a nationwide operation called Project Big Freeze.
Source: Daily Herald Date: January 27, 2010
Union City letting gang target blacks (Union City, CA): Union City police and school officials have failed to protect African American students from a Latino gang, whose members killed a black youth in 2007 at a middle school and then shot at his friends last weekend in Hayward, according to attorneys who filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: January 27, 2010
Phila. Warlock among 476 nabbed in gang crackdown (Philadelphia, PA): A federal crackdown in 83 cities, including Philadelphia, arrested 476 people, most of them with ties to gangs involved in drug-trafficking in the United States and other countries.
Source: The Inquirer Date: January 27, 2010
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