Gang-Related News Articles
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"Known gang members" charged in firebombings (Chattanooga, TN): An investigation into some recent firebombings has led to the arrests of known gang members, Chattanooga Police said Monday.
Source: The Chattanoogan Date: October 5, 2009
Gangs are focus of special DA unit (Tulsa County, OK): Gang violence in Tulsa County has led prosecutors to create a specialized unit to target gang members and strengthen cases against them, officials said.
Source: Tulsa World Date: October 5, 2009
Street gang member held for deportation (Naples, FL): Collier County sheriff’s deputies on Friday arrested a Fort Myers man they say has a history of gang-related activity and is in the country illegally.
Source: Naples Daily News Date: October 4, 2009
Man, 33, shot to death in gang-related attack, police say (Hollywood, CA): A 33-year-old man was killed Saturday in a gang-related shooting in East Hollywood, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: October 4, 2009
Juggalos: Family or gang? (Salt Lake City, UT): Jeremy "Sheriff" Udy found his niche in the world when he discovered the Insane Clown Posse. When Udy heard the Detroit-based rap group as they came on the music scene in the early 1990s, he was drawn to their raw lyrics about life, love and violence.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: October 3, 2009
Gang fight leads to stabbing in downtown Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA): Two teenagers were wounded in an apparent gang-related fight near downtown Santa Cruz Friday afternoon.
Source: KION 46 News Date: October 3, 2009
Federal funding to benefit water and youth projects (Santa Barbara County, CA): Recently announced federal funding to the tune of $2.5 million will aid local officials with various water projects as well as a juvenile justice and delinquency program.
Source: The Daily Sound Date: October 3, 2009
Arrest warrants net gang suspects in Butte, Glenn, Tehama counties (Chico, CA): As many as five search warrants served in Orland, Hamilton City, Corning and the Chico area Thursday resulted in multiple arrests of documented gang members for suspected drug sales.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record Date: October 2, 2009
Fla. gang members accused in crime ring (Lantana, FL): A group of gang members around Lantana, Fla., allegedly took part in crimes ranging from murder-for-hire to weapons sales, court documents indicate.
Source: United Press International Date: October 1, 2009
Feds indict alleged boss of Latin Kings, 17 others (Chicago, IL): An alleged leader of Chicago's Latin Kings street gang has been indicted with 17 others in connection with a large-scale drug-selling operation that used murder and extortion to protect its turf and silence informants, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 1, 2009
Cambridge cops investigate three stabbings (Cambridge, MA): Police said gang members stabbed a 16-year-old boy in the neck as he walked along Broadway last Friday afternoon in one of three knife attacks in four days in Cambridge last week.
Source: The Cambridge Chronicle Date: October 1, 2009
16 arrested in San Gabriel Valley gang sweep (San Gabriel, CA): Authorities say they arrested 16 members and associates of the Lomas street gang in a sweep this morning across the San Gabriel Valley.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: October 1, 2009
Raid targets Victorville gang (Victorville, CA): Nearly 100 members of a local Hispanic gang with ties to the Mexican Mafia were targeted in a two-year investigation that culminated Thursday in a sweep that spanned two counties.
Source: Redlands Daily Facts Date: October 1, 2009
Authorities arrest 20 in West Texas gang bust (Big Spring, TX): Federal agents and local officers have arrested 20 people in a three-day operation targeting gang members in the West Texas town of Big Spring.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: October 1, 2009
Springfield Police arrest "dangerous" alleged gang member on drug charges (Springfield, MA): Springfield Police Commissioner William Fitchet is praising his officers in the wake of the drug-related arrest of an alleged gang member who police say pointed a loaded gun at a man's head and made him beg for his life.
Source: WGGB News Date: October 1, 2009
Gang member killed in Yakima drive-by (Yakima, WA): Police say the 17-year-old killed Tuesday night in Yakima was a known gang member, and the drive-by shooting is being investigated as gang-related.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: September 30, 2009
Va. father, daughter charged with gang recruiting (Fairfax, VA): Fairfax City police have charged a Prince William County father and his 17-year-old daughter with recruiting students to a gang.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News Date: September 30, 2009
Deputies claim limited victories in war on local gangs (Industry, CA): The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday claimed a number of victories in the war on gang violence.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: September 30, 2009
Gang sweep results in 76 arrests (Salt Lake City, UT): A two-month gang-enforcement operation netted 76 people who are now facing deportation or criminal charges, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Wednesday.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 30, 2009
Gang member fined $4.5 million, sentenced (Houston, TX): A reputed gang member was sentenced to federal prison and must forfeit more than $4.5 million for his role in a drug trafficking operation that has links to the Houston area.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 29, 2009
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