Gang-Related News Articles
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Alleged gang members busted (Bergen, NJ): Eight alleged members and associates of the Bloods and Crips street gangs have been arrested on drug and weapons charges by a task force from Bergen and Hudson counties and the Secret Service, authorities announced Wednesday.
Source: The Record Date: November 19, 2009
Teen arrested in SB triple shooting (San Bernardino, CA): A 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday night for a triple shooting in San Bernardino earlier this week that killed one man and wounded two others, police said.
Source: The Sun Date: November 19, 2009
19 alleged gang members charged with assaults, murder plots (Greenbelt, MD): Maryland authorities announced federal racketeering charges Thursday against 19 alleged members of the violent Latin Kings gang who are accused in robberies, beatings and murder plots.
Source: The Washington Post Date: November 19, 2009
Somerville gang threatens man on Broadway (Somerville, MA): A victim was threatened by three men on bikes at Broadway and Cutter Street on Nov. 10, according to a police report.
Source: Somerville Journal Date: November 19, 2009
Gangs use cell phones and social media networks to coordinate crime (Ontario, CA): These days social networking sites and cell phones are not just a place to catch up with friends. Gangs in Southern California are using them to orchestra crime, commit fraud and traffic drugs.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: November 19, 2009
Franklin proposes new law to fight graffiti (Franklin, TN): Franklin's first law focused on clearing the city of graffiti would make parents pay when their kids deface others' property.
Source: The Tennessean Date: November 18, 2009
Mexican drug cartels recruiting TX teens (Texas): Authorities are warning northern Texas parents that Mexican drug cartels are recruiting new soldiers and killers through gangs at border-area schools and possibly throughout the state.
Source: The Dallas Morning News Date: November 18, 2009
Kids told gangs gateway to death, poverty (Coachella, CA): Some kids may idolize gang members because of their glamorized portrayals in popular movies or video games, but there is nothing fun about real street gangs, which law enforcement officials call paths to nowhere.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: November 18, 2009
Six boys arrested in King City stabbings; Two more sought (King City, CA): King City police say they have arrested six boys in a double stabbing over the weekend but are seeking two more assailants.
Source: The Californian Date: November 18, 2009
East Side meet focuses on anti-gang measures (Pueblo, CO): Government and law-enforcement officials, community and civic leaders and a strong contingent of East Side residents gathered Tuesday night to discuss gang violence that has turned deadly in the past year.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain Date: November 18, 2009
Providence gang member charged with having loaded handgun (Providence, RI): A member of the Providence Street Boys youth gang has been arrested over the weekend and charged with having a loaded handgun in his possession.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: November 18, 2009
Five arrested in Bronx shooting that hit bystander (Bronx, NY): Five people have been arrested in a Bronx shooting that left a 15-year-old bystander with a critical head injury. New York City police announced the arrests Wednesday.
Source: Newsday Date: November 18, 2009
Judge denies ACLU request to block gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): A federal judge has denied a request by the American Civil Liberties Union to block an injunction that forbids members of an Orange County street gang from associating in public.
Source: The Mercury News Date: November 18, 2009
Aryan Warrior gang member sentenced to federal prison (Nevada): A member of the Aryan Warrior street gang was sentenced today to 25 years in federal prison for convictions on racketeering and assault charges, U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden of Nevada said.
Source: Las Vegas Sun Date: November 18, 2009
FBI gang bangs 'Athens Park Bloods' and '127th Clique' in 'Operation Blood Klot' (Los Angeles, CA): Southern Los Angeles was shaken up today and it wasn't an earthquake. The criminals were fleeing as the FBI began gang banging the gangs that deal in drugs, murder, robberies, assaults and other crimes.
Source: Examiner Date: November 18, 2009
Fatal shooting seen as gang-related (Long Beach, CA): Police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old LosAngeles man who was gunned down in the courtyard of a North Long Beach apartment complex Tuesday night as gang-related, police said Wednesday.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: November 18, 2009
Boston police call Dorchester shooting gang-related (Dorchester, MA): Boston police will increase patrols and are asking for the public’s help in stemming a wave of gang violence in Dorchester that has spilled over into a Boston elementary school that serves as a community center after-hours.
Source: Boston Herald Date: November 18, 2009
Deadly shooting may be gang-related (Staten Island, NY): A shooting in New Brighton that left a Port Richmond man dead and his Mariners Harbor pal wounded may have been retaliation for the slaying last week of a reputed Mariners Harbor drug dealer with links to the Bloods gang, multiple police sources told the Advance.
Source: Staten Island Advance Date: November 17, 2009
Boy, 16, shot in South Shore gang related attack (Chicago, IL): A 16-year-old boy was wounded Monday night in a gang related shooting in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 17, 2009
'Call-in' of Salinas gang members marks start of Ceasefire program (Salinas, CA): The 10 Salinas men are known gang members, the kind of guys who've kept cops working late and neighbors trembling in fear.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: November 17, 2009
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