Gang-Related News Articles
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Charlotte club has history of violence, gang activity (Charlotte, NC): A complaint filed by attorneys for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a west Charlotte nightclub has been a magnet for gang activity and violence over the past five years.
Source: WSOC 9 News Date: November 2, 2010
Orland Park police chief joins multi-jurisdictional gang crime prevention unit (Orland Park, IL): Orland Park officials Monday authorized Chief Tim McCarthy to participate in Cook County Sheriff’s gang crimes program focusing on the south and southwestern suburbs.
Source: TribLocal Date: November 2, 2010
Marlboro County gang member sentenced on federal drug charge (Florence, SC): The last member of a street gang responsible for violent crimes in Marlboro County and parts of North Carolina has been sentenced on a federal drug charge, according to a Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Source: WBTW News 13 Date: November 2, 2010
Trece injunction remains in force as courts hear case (Ogden, UT): The Utah Supreme Court's refusal to block an injunction labeling Ogden's oldest street gang a public nuisance is only the first of many hearings still expected to challenge it.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: November 2, 2010
Latin Kings file federal Civil Rights complaint against Greensboro police (Greensboro, SC): The local faction of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queens street gang has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the Greensboro Police Department, that alleges officers have violated their civil rights.
Source: News & Record Date: November 2, 2010
Shootings kill two gang members (San Bernardino, CA): Two San Bernardino gang members were killed this week during unrelated shootings, the latest occurring Tuesday when a fleeing parolee was shot by a police officer while holding a gun, officials say.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: November 2, 2010
Man stabbed in suspected gang-related incident (San Jose, CA): A young man suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in San Jose this evening in what appears to be a gang-related incident, a police spokesman said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 1, 2010
Community Council combating gang violence in Walla Walla (Walla Walla, WA): Gang violence is a growing problem in Walla Walla now city leaders are working to reduce the violence. The public went to the Community Council and saying something needs to be done.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: November 1, 2010
Potrero Hill shooting that injured two adults, one child, gang-related (San Francisco, CA): Police investigating a Sunday night shooting in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood have declared the crime - which wounded three victims, including a 3-year-old girl - as gang-related, a San Francisco police spokesman said.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal Date: November 1, 2010
15-year-old shot, killed in SB; 18-year-old wounded (San Bernardino, CA): A 15-year-old San Bernardino boy died and another teen was wounded in a gang-related shooting Sunday afternoon on the city's Westside.
Source: The Sun Date: November 1, 2010
Five wounded, two arrested in Hollywood shootings (Hollywood, CA): Five people were wounded and two suspects were arrested in two gang-related shootings that kept police busy in Hollywood much of the early morning hours, a police officer said.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: November 1, 2010
Teen injured in Kennewick shooting (Kennewick, WA): A 15 year old boy was hospitalized after a what police are calling a gang-related shooting in Kennewick Sunday night
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: November 1, 2010
Three arrested in latest South Monterey County gang sweep (Soledad, CA): South Monterey County’s latest gang sweep – the fifth suppression operation in three months – netted three arrests.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 1, 2010
As violent crime drops, gang ranks swell 25% (Washington, DC): Gang membership, a traditional trigger for violent crime, is rising even as murder and other violent crime have declined substantially in much of the USA.
Source: USA Today Date: October 31, 2010
Crime falls 40% in neighborhoods with Summer Night Lights program (Los Angeles, CA): Serious gang-related crime has tumbled 40% over the last three years in the troubled neighborhoods surrounding the sites of Summer Night Lights, Los Angeles' park program designed to curb violence, newly assembled police data show.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: October 31, 2010
Fugitives arrested, including known gang members (Trenton, NJ): Authorities with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office on Friday announced the arrests of several wanted fugitives, including known gang members and a sex offender.
Source: The Times Date: October 31, 2010
Murder trial a window into vicious Atlanta gang (Atlanta, GA): The long weekend of terror started brazenly: Nine Trey Blood members rolled up to a home, leapt onto the front porch and stabbed two men after one refused to let his girlfriend leave with the group.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: October 31, 2010
Police warning extended as four shot and wounded in Gastown (Vancouver, BC): An unprecedented warning by Vancouver police of a "high probability" of gang violence this past weekend has been given an open-ended extension after four people were shot and wounded Sunday morning on the sidewalks of Gastown.
Source: The Globe and Mail Date: October 31, 2010
Milwaukee police crack down on local gang activity (Milwaukee, WI): Milwaukee police say a monthslong effort to break up gang activity has resulted in almost 150 arrests and the seizure of 32 guns and a grenade launcher.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 30, 2010
Gang-related domestic violence on rise for women in Poconos (Monroe County, PA): The number of women linked to gangs in Monroe County is increasing, and so is the abuse they suffer as a result of their affiliation, said Jennifer Grube, executive director of Women's Resources of Monroe County.
Source: Pocono Record Date: October 30, 2010
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