Gang-Related News Articles
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Richmond man first to be convicted in San Pablo gang killings (Martinez, CA): A Richmond man is the first to be convicted in Contra Costa County's landmark case targeting members of a street gang who prosecutors say went on a San Pablo killing spree in which victims were arbitrarily gunned down for wearing red.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 23, 2010
25 men charged for drug, weapons crimes (Chicago, IL): What began as an undercover investigation of the Southwest Side’s Two-Six street gang spread to include several other gangs and saw 25 Chicago area men charged with drug and weapons violations, authorities announced this morning.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: July 23, 2010
North Las Vegas tries to combat gang problem (Las Vegas, NV): The search is on for suspects who opened fire at a party hitting three people. North Las Vegas Police say around 2 a.m. Thursday, rival gangs got into a fight that led to the shooting near Ann and Decatur.
Source: KLAS 8 News Date: July 23, 2010
Gloucester County crime spree linked to gang (Gloucester County, NJ): Five men with alleged ties to the Bloods street gang are responsible for two home invasions in Franklin Township and a home invasion and sexual assault in Monroe Township, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Gloucester County Times Date: July 23, 2010
Students graduate from G.R.E.A.T. program; it steers kids away from gangs, violence (Green Bay, WI): Local middle school students graduated Wednesday from a national program that teaches conflict resolution and offers alternatives to gang-related activity and violence.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette Date: July 23, 2010
Injunction necessity in Fairfield questioned (Fairfield, CA): Are the provisions of a legal injunction against the Norteños street gang in Fairfield really any more effective than existing California law? The question arose Wednesday during a court trial to determine if a preliminary injunction against the gang should become permanent within a special "safety zone" in central Fairfield.
Source: The Reporter Date: July 22, 2010
Santa Rosa teen stabbed in gang attack (Santa Rosa, CA): A 16-year-old boy was stabbed Wednesday night in what Santa Rosa police suspect was gang-related violence.
Source: CBS 5 News Date: July 22, 2010
Chief vows to stop gang activity (Thomson, GA): Just a year ago, local authorities had hoped they could stop it from becoming a reality. Unfortunately, such was not the case. But that does not mean local law enforcement agencies do not want to stop such criminal behavior.
Source: The McDuffie Mirror Date: July 22, 2010
Virginia awarded federal funds for Project Safe Neighborhoods (Richmond, VA): Virginia will receive two federal grants totaling $261,000 for a project designed to reduce gun and gang crime.
Source: WDBJ 7 News Date: July 22, 2010
Providence gets grant to combat gangs (Providence, RI): Providence Police Gang Intervention Unit and the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence are getting a big boost from Uncle Sam.
Source: WPRI 12 News Date: July 22, 2010
Police say tagging incidents increasing in area (Danvers, MA): It used to be that some rebellious teenagers would take to a new sidewalk or playground wall with paint or chalk to display their artistic abilities through colorful graffiti.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: July 22, 2010
Arrests made in burglaries in Pasadena, Altadena (Pasadena, CA): At least a dozen reputed street-gang associates have been arrested in connection with a rash of home burglaries in Pasadena and Altadena, police said Thursday night.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: July 22, 2010
Four with suspected gang ties held on charges relating to crime spree in Monroe and Franklin (Woodbury, NJ): Five men with alleged ties to the Bloods street gang are responsible for two home invasions in Franklin Township and a home invasion and sexual assault in Monroe Township, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Gloucester County Times Date: July 22, 2010
Arlington gang-related shooting down 50 percent this summer (Arlington, TX): Summertime gang-related shootings are down 50 percent compared with last summer, in large part because the Police Department requested and received $100,000 from the city to pay overtime for increased gang enforcement, Chief Theron Bowman said Thursday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: July 22, 2010
Salinas police, feds search gang members in response to spike in violence (Salinas, CA): Days after violence spiked in Salinas, local, state and federal agents have come back at gang members with two-dozen probation and parole searches.
Source: The Californian Date: July 21, 2010
Fairfield police sergeant says gang injunction has worked (Fairfield, CA): A Fairfield police gang expert testified Tuesday in Solano County Superior Court that there appeared to have been a significant decrease in gang-related violent and "nuisance" crimes after a preliminary injunction was issued last year against the Norteño street gang.
Source: The Reporter Date: July 21, 2010
18 gang indictments in NYC arson case (Brooklyn, NY): Authorities say 18 members of a Latin Kings faction have been indicted after two Brooklyn residential buildings were torched during a gang feud.
Source: The Associated Press Date: July 21, 2010
Twelve members of violent Latin Kings drug organization charged with murder in aid of racketeering (Bethlehem, PA): A superseding indictment was unsealed today charging 12 alleged members of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN or "Latin Kings") Bethlehem Sun Tribe with participating in a racketeering conspiracy that includes murder in aid of racketeering and other crimes, announced U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Zane David Memeger.
Source: PR Newswire Date: July 21, 2010
Police investigating gang-related stabbings at two city parks (San Jose, CA): San Jose police are investigating separate gang-related stabbings that happened in the late afternoon at two city parks this week.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 21, 2010
Monrovia Police Chief details progress of city's gang injunction (Monrovia, CA): Monrovia Police Chief Roger Johnson told the city council this week that the gang injunction obtained by the council last year has been effective so far in curbing the city's gang problem.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: July 21, 2010
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