Gang-Related News Articles
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Three men arrested on carjacking, street gang charges (Taft, CA): Kern County Sheriff’s deputies, backed by the KCSO Gang Unit, served warrants at two Taft-area homes last week and arrested two men on carjacking and gang charges.
Source: Taft Midway Driller Date: May 20, 2010
Arrests made after alleged gang fight (Lakeport, CA): Lakeport police arrested two men on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in an apparent Norteño gang fight that occurred about 12:20 p.m. Thursday in Lakeport, police stated.
Source: Record-Bee Date: May 20, 2010
Gang terror tactics alleged (Worcester, MA): The Kilby Street gang is terrorizing people through stabbings, shootings and attacks, according to police statements filed in Central District Court against Daniel Grajales, a Kilby Street member charged with stabbing two people in Millbury earlier this month.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette Date: May 19, 2010
Two juveniles charged with stabbing man in gang attack: cops (Chicago, IL): Two 16-year-old boys have been charged with stabbing a man with a switchblade after the man allegedly fired a BB gun at them Monday night in a gang-related incident in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: May 19, 2010
Commissioners approve new countywide anti-gang commission (Yakima, WA): County Commissioners approved an ordinance Tuesday creating a new commission to take on the valley's gang problem.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: May 19, 2010
Recent prisoner accused of murder attempt, says it was gang-related (Ocala, FL): A man released from prison nine days ago was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with attempted murder and robbery with a deadly weapon.
Source: Star-Banner Date: May 19, 2010
Three men found dead in car had drug convictions, records show (Chicago, IL): Three men found dead Tuesday inside a car abandoned on the city's Southwest Side were members of the Insane Dragons street gang and had previous drug convictions, according to police sources and court records.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 19, 2010
Two arrested, two sought after shooting of Fall River teen (Fall River, MA): Two men are in jail and two are being chased by the police for a gang shooting Tuesday that critically injured a teenager who had nothing to do with either the Bloods or the Crips.
Source: The Herald News Date: May 19, 2010
Gang-related shooting victim dies in car crash (Modesto, CA): Police are investigating what they're terming now as a gang-relating shooting after a 30-year-old Modesto man died after being shot and crashing his car into a tree.
Source: The Mercury News Date: May 19, 2010
Wheeling gets grant to fight gang activity (Wheeling, IL): The Wheeling Police Department received a federal grant worth more than $90,000 to help combat gang activity, Police Chief Bill Benson told the village board Monday.
Source: Daily Herald Date: May 18, 2010
Combating gangs with education: Informational session details local groups (Waynesboro, VA): Lewis Coles, 16, of Waynesboro admits he has been asked to join gangs. "It's too much. Too many," Coles said, shaking his head. He was one of about 30 people who spent Monday night at an informational session on gang prevention conducted at Solid Rock Cafe on West Broad Street in Waynesboro.
Source: The News Leader Date: May 18, 2010
Gang tension cited in mass shooting (Tuscaloosa, AL): Tension between rival gangs contributed to violence that escalated into a mass shooting at a weekend graduation party, witnesses have told police.
Source: The Tuscaloosa News Date: May 18, 2010
Gang members shoot at each other at Watsonville car wash (Watsonville, CA): Gang members got into a shootout at an East Lake Avenue car wash on Monday evening, but no one was struck by bullets and one man was arrested, police reported.
Source: The Mercury News Date: May 18, 2010
Two additional Newburgh gang suspects in custody (Newburgh, NY): Seth "Stokes" Toomer, 22, of Lander Street, turned himself in Saturday and 25-year-old Alexander "Pooh" Jackson was arrested Sunday in Newburgh, FBI Supervisory Senior Resident Agent James Gagliano said.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: May 17, 2010
Officials praise South Coast gang crackdown (New Bedford, MA): Law enforcement officials say a crackdown on gang activity in the New Bedford area over the past several years is working.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: May 17, 2010
Gang crackdown continues in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police are cracking down on one of the city's most dangerous gangs. Police seized guns and drugs and arrested several members of the 5th street bulldog gang in the area of Butler and Orange Avenue Sunday night.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: May 17, 2010
Crime spree ends for gang member (Hidalgo County, TX): An alleged gang member is behind bars under $3.5 million dollars in bonds following a crime spree that included five robberies, a kidnapping and a burglary.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News Date: May 17, 2010
Experts in Newark schoolyard slayings trial say MS-13 gang has a 'history of violence' (Newark, NJ): The initiation ceremony for MS-13 gang recruits is short but painful, gang experts say, and involves having to withstand 13 seconds of getting pummeled by three members.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: May 17, 2010
Gang sweeps net eight arrests in Santa Cruz, Live Oak and Capitola (Santa Cruz, CA): A gang crackdown in response to recent violence in the city led to eight arrests and 15 contacts with other suspected gang members in Santa Cruz, Live Oak and Capitola on Friday afternoon, police reported Monday.
Source: The Mercury News Date: May 17, 2010
Minnesota lawmakers pass bill retooling gang oversight (St. Paul, MN): As part of an effort to upgrade gang oversight in Minnesota, the state Legislature has passed a bill that installs stronger accountability measures.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: May 17, 2010
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