Gang-Related News Articles
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Weeklong sweep of street gangs nets 65 arrests (San Diego, CA): Dozens of violent gang members, including several criminal aliens, were arrested this week in a countywide sweep targeting street gangs largely made up of foreign-born members, authorities announced Friday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: June 26, 2009
Investigator: Gangs active, growing in city (Tippecanoe County, IN): Before beginning a presentation Thursday on gang presence in Tippecanoe County, Rob Rush, a detective with the sheriff's department, gave a warning about the dozens of photos he planned to show.
Source: Journal & Courier Date: June 26, 2009
Antigang activist faces federal racketeering charges (Los Angeles, CA) : A nationally known antigang activist was among four people arrested by an FBI-led task force and named in a federal racketeering indictment unsealed Wednesday.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Date: June 25, 2009
Tallahassee Police Department to refocus attention on youth (Tallahassee, FL): Tallahassee Police Chief Dennis Jones presented a report on crime and public safety during Wednesday's City Commission meeting, focusing on the city's changing crime trend, juvenile crime and gangs, clubs and crowds, and crime-reduction strategies.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat Date: June 25, 2009
Valley's anti-gang efforts may get federal funding boost (Yakima, WA): A project to keep Yakima County youth out of gangs and help active gang members leave the street took a key step forward Wednesday.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: June 25, 2009
Conflict between rival gangs leaves three shot in Logan Square (Chicago, IL): Three alleged gang members were shot as they left a party early Thursday in the Northwest Side’s Logan Square neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: June 25, 2009
Two teens dead, three wounded in wave of shootings in Lorain (Lorain, OH): People who live in a five-block area on the city's west side are reeling from a series of shootings this week - two of them fatal.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: June 25, 2009
Multi-agency task force arrests gang shot-callers (Redlands, CA): There are fewer gang members on Redlands streets after an interdepartmental crackdown on three gangs Thursday.
Source: Redlands Daily Facts Date: June 25, 2009
10 arrested in gang shootout (Chattanooga, TN): Eight men and two juveniles were behind bars late Wednesday after an early morning shootout that sent a bullet flying into a sleeping teenager’s bedroom.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: June 25, 2009
27 arrests in raids on LA's 18th Street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Law enforcement officials say they have arrested 27 members and associates of Los Angeles' long-established 18th Street gang.
Source: The Mercury News Date: June 25, 2009
Suspects in fatal Socorro bar shootings are Barrio Azteca gang members (El Paso, TX): The two brothers who were killed outside a Socorro bar were on the ground after being stabbed and beaten when they were shot execution-style earlier this week, a court document revealed.
Source: El Paso Times Date: June 25, 2009
Immigration officials arrest 46 gang members across N.J. (New Jersey): Immigration authorities arrested 46 gang members and associates across New Jersey as part of a statewide sweep, officials said today.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: June 24, 2009
MS-13 gang members indicted (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities today made a number of arrests of members of a notorious street gang known as MS-13 during a multi-agency anti-gang operation in Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News Date: June 24, 2009
Gangs on residents' minds in Sultan (Sultan, WA): They came to find a way to never let it happen again in their town. About 250 people gathered Tuesday night in Sultan to talk about the beating and stabbing death of a Marysville teenager and the arrest of five young people from Sultan in connection with the slaying.
Source: The Daily Herald Date: June 24, 2009
Task force studies gangs in IW (Windsor, VA): The recent rash of gang-related activity in Windsor has prompted Isle of Wight County Sheriff Charlie Phelps to establish a task force to study the emerging problem countywide.
Source: Daily Press Date: June 24, 2009
St. Paul police ramp up scrutiny of rival gangs in wake of shooting death, stabbing (St. Paul, MN): An 18-year-old shot to death. A 15-year-old near death from a stabbing. In both gang-related cases, a small act of perceived dis-respect led to their attackers' massive retaliation.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: June 24, 2009
Youth crime is on the rise in NN, Hampton (Hampton, VA): The number of violent crimes committed by juveniles in Newport News and Hampton has risen steadily over the past five years at a time when overall violence has been falling on the Peninsula, the latest statistics reveal.
Source: Daily Press Date: June 24, 2009
Oxnard moves forward on anti-gang measures (Oxnard, CA): The Oxnard Police Department plans to develop a three-county network for law enforcement and other organizations to share information about gangs.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: June 24, 2009
Guns, drugs seized in Vineland gang arrest (Vineland, NJ): Police arrested two city men and seized drugs, money and several loaded weapons Monday at a Center City home.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: June 23, 2009
Myrtle Beach teen identified as gang member, arrested for having knife (Myrtle Beach, SC): A Myrtle Beach teen, who was identified as a gang member, was arrested for having a knife, according to a police report.
Source: The Sun News Date: June 23, 2009
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