Gang-Related News Articles
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Teenager faces murder charges in stabbing case (Mesa, AZ): A 17-year-old gang member faces second-degree murder for allegedly stabbing a 15-year-old rival member to death during school last week.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: September 28, 2009
Meeting to focus on gangs in Virginia Beach (Virginia Beach, VA): With fox trot, tango and swing lessons, the Magic Moments Ballroom on Virginia Beach Boulevard usually doesn't appeal to gang members, owner Marvin Riner said. But the ballroom ended up at the center of a shootout between rival gangs last month, leaving a bullet hole in the studio window and two people injured.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: September 27, 2009
Graffiti-graced walls get a whitewashing (Battle Creek, MI): Jason Vasquez has painted gang signs in Battle Creek for years, but Saturday he was painting over them. "Getting the gang graffiti off makes things look better," he said. "Covering it is the best thing to do."
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer Date: September 27, 2009
Alleged hit man for Mexican cartel among nine arrested in gang sweep (Los Angeles, CA): Nine members and associates of a Bell Gardens street gang, including a suspected hit man for a Mexican drug cartel, have been arrested on drug trafficking and weapons charges, federal officials said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 26, 2009
Suspected gang shooting leaves one man dead (Santa Ana, CA): A 24-year-old man is dead tonight after what police are saying appears to be a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 26, 2009
Two injured in likely gang-related shooting in Fairfield (Fairfield, CA): Fairfield police are investigating an apparent gang-related shooting that happened early Saturday morning.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: September 26, 2009
Two wounded in daylight drive-by shooting in Norwalk (Norwalk, CA): Two men were wounded Friday in an apparently gang-related attack, authorities said.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: September 26, 2009
Police arrest suspected gang member in assault case (Santa Barbara, CA): Police arrested a suspected gang member in connection with an assault and robbery last weekend, in addition to arresting the victim of the robbery on drug-related charges.
Source: The Daily Sound Date: September 25, 2009
Alleged gang members busted for drugs (Kingston, NY): Two Kingston men were arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges, following a buy and bus operation conducted by the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: September 25, 2009
Salinas gang summit eyes youth slayings (Salinas, CA): Salinas' gang homicide victims are among the youngest in the state, a fact that poses unique challenges, one of California's top federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 25, 2009
Gunplay nets St. Paul gang leader 14 years in prison (St. Paul, MN): DeAndre Neal-Hill, who is described in court documents as a leader of the violent Selby Side gang in St. Paul, was sentenced Friday in Ramsey County District Court to nearly 14 years in prison for exchanging gunfire with rival gang members in St. Paul's North End.
Source: Star Tribune Date: September 25, 2009
Utah survey: Gangs everywhere, but problem biggest in Magna (Salt Lake City, UT): One hundred percent of people questioned in a recent survey acknowledged there is a gang presence in West Valley City, Ogden, Orem, Logan and Salt Lake City's "central" region surrounding Liberty Park.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 25, 2009
Seat-belt violations lead to three arrests (Orlando, FL): Florida's new Click-It-or-Ticket law produced the arrests of two street gang members and their driver late Thursday on gun and drug charges, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: September 25, 2009
Four men indicted in series of gang attacks, slaying (Washington, DC): Four men were indicted by a D.C. Superior Court grand jury on 92 charges in connection with a four-month series of attacks, including a slaying and several shootings, in Northeast Washington last year, officials announced Wednesday.
Source: The Washington Post Date: September 24, 2009
Fight among partygoers led to fatal shooting, police say (Anchorage, AK): The east-side gunfight that broke out during a rowdy underage drinking party last weekend, killing a teenage girl, grew out of a fight between a local street gang and another group of men, according to court documents filed Wednesday in a related criminal case.
Source: Anchorage Daily News Date: September 24, 2009
Experts tell Salinas to create anti-gang plan (Salinas, CA): The state's gang "czar" and Northern California's top federal prosecutor delivered a tough love message to Salinas on Wednesday: Commit to a long-term plan for dealing with gang violence, and do it soon.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 24, 2009
Deputies raid homes, arrest two in connection to home invasion robbery (Altadena, CA): Sheriff's deputies raided five homes Thursday morning and arrested two people suspected of tying up and robbing an elderly Altadena woman of hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: September 24, 2009
Police crack down on East Side gang (Bridgeport, CT): Police have launched a crackdown on a gang they say is bent on controlling the city's East Side. Seven members of the so-called Ave Set Bloods were arrested on breach of peace and related charges, police said.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: September 24, 2009
Massive police raid targets brutal L.A. gang (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles cop Juan Aguilar has been battling the Avenues hoodlums long enough to have seen the gang at its most vicious.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 23, 2009
Providence gang member arrested on gun charge (Providence, RI): A member of the Asian Boyz street gang was arrested on a weapons charge over the weekend after the police found a loaded handgun tucked under the hood of his car.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: September 23, 2009
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