Gang-Related News Articles
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Two charged in killing of man found shot in Nipomo (Nipomo, CA): Authorities from San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties announced Monday that two people have been charged in connection with the murder of a 32-year-old man who was found next to a broccoli field in Nipomo.
Source: The Tribune Date: July 27, 2010
Gang activity not new to Iowa City (Iowa City, IA): Picture a place where gang members outnumber police four to one. A place where those gangs have carved out a piece of turf they use to brazenly peddle drugs on street corners and enforce their territory and rules with assaults, stabbings and drive-by shootings.
Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen Date: July 26, 2010
Three jailed for gang-related shooting in St. George (St. George, UT): One man was hospitalized and three people arrested in a gang-related shooting in St. George early Sunday morning.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: July 26, 2010
Belleville murder suspect belongs to gang, police say (Belleville, IL): The suspect in the shooting death of a Belleville teen is a member of the Chicago-based Gangster Disciples street gang, according to police records obtained through the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat Date: July 26, 2010
16 arrested in gang crackdown by Tulare County Sheriff's Department unit (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County sheriff's deputies arrested 16 people during a crackdown on illegal street gangs late last week.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 26, 2010
Three arrested in connection with gang killing (Santa Ana, CA): Three suspected Santa Ana gang members have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man during a fight in the parking lot of a taqueria, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: July 26, 2010
Federal judge sentences two Bennettsville-area gang members (Florence, SC): Two men who authorities say were members of a street gang responsible for violent crimes in Marlboro County and parts of North Carolina were sentenced in federal court Monday.
Source: Morning News Date: July 26, 2010
Modesto Police to keep pressure on gangs (Modesto, CA): Modesto police officer Felix Roman heads to work with only one thing on his mind — gangs. Nothing else. It wasn't always this way.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: July 25, 2010
Nashville prosecutors target gang members (Nashville, TN): They went by street names like "Big Screw Loose" and "Psycho." For the past three years, gang members with imposing nicknames like those have been targeted for prosecution by the U.S. Attorney's office in Nashville.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel Date: July 25, 2010
Man gunned down in car in Bayview (San Francisco, CA): An alleged San Francisco gang member was killed early Saturday when his car was riddled with more than a dozen bullets in the Bayview area in what investigators suspect was a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: July 25, 2010
Growth takes gangs rural, Justice Department warns (Washington, DC): Ten years ago, the only gang problem in Staunton, Va., population 24,000, was the occasional appearance of graffiti. Not anymore. Gang-related drug dealing, beatings, robberies, burglaries, stabbings and even murders are on the rise.
Source: The Tennessean Date: July 25, 2010
Bible details gang rules (Bethlehem, PA): As Bethlehem police were investigating a stabbing last year at a Dover Lane home, they came across a backpack with an inch-thick binder stuffed inside.
Source: The Morning Call Date: July 24, 2010
Man shot 12 to 15 times in San Francisco's Bayview District (San Francisco, CA): Investigators are searching for suspects in connection with a fatal shooting that took place in San Francisco's Bayview District early this morning, a police spokesman said.
Source: The Mercury News Date: July 24, 2010
Gang suspect arrested again (Walterboro, SC): Police arrested an accused gang member on crack cocaine charges Friday just two weeks after he surrendered to state authorities trying to rid this rural county of gang-related violence, police said.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: July 24, 2010
Suspected gang members arrested after investigation (Santa Maria, CA): A multi-agency investigation culminated with the arrest of several dozen suspected gang members and their associates with ties to drug trafficking on the Central Coast.
Source: Santa Maria Times Date: July 24, 2010
Two shot in 'gang-related' incident in Stanton (Stanton, CA): Two people were shot in a gang-related incident near Cerritos Avenue and Dale Street around 8:50 p.m. on Saturday, authorities said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: July 24, 2010
Federal prosecutors target street gangs in Nashville for indictments (Nashville, TN): They went by street names like "Big Screw Loose" and "Psycho." For the past three years, gang members with imposing nicknames like those have been targeted for prosecution by the U.S. Attorney's office in Nashville.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3 Date: July 23, 2010
Rival gangs involved: Shootout wounds three in North Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): Trent Carpenter spent most of Thursday morning pouring bleach and scrubbing blood outside his mother's North Las Vegas home.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Date: July 23, 2010
Man stabbed in Galt gang fight (Galt, CA): Four teenagers were arrested Wednesday after stabbing an 18-year-old Tracy man during a gang fight in Galt, police said.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: July 23, 2010
Richmond man first to be convicted in San Pablo gang killings (Martinez, CA): A Richmond man is the first to be convicted in Contra Costa County's landmark case targeting members of a street gang who prosecutors say went on a San Pablo killing spree in which victims were arbitrarily gunned down for wearing red.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 23, 2010
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