Gang-Related News Articles
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Tri-City police seek to quell gang violence (Pasco, WA): Gunshots rang out four separate times in Pasco in a six-hour period last weekend, but police say it's not necessarily a sign gang violence is increasing.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: July 13, 2010
Gang tension high in Visalia area where 3-year-old boy was shot (Visalia, CA): A 3-year-old boy who was shot in the stomach over the weekend underwent a second surgery Monday and remains in critical condition at Children's Hospital Central California.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 13, 2010
Gang police unit makes three seizures (Minneapolis, MN): The Minneapolis Police Department's reorganized gang unit has seized more than 500 pounds of marijuana, 3 pounds of cocaine, $106,000 in cash, several guns and a machete in three separate cases on the city's South Side in the past few months.
Source: Star Tribune Date: July 13, 2010
Man killed in possible gang-related shooting in Spokane (Spokane, WA): Spokane Police are looking for suspects in a shooting death that happened just after midnight, in West Central Spokane. Spokane Police tell us a man was shot in an altercation at the intersection of Boone and Chestnut at about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.
Source: NWCN News Date: July 13, 2010
Slain man, suspect have gang ties (Milan, TN): Both the man who was killed in a Milan homicide this weekend and the man charged with shooting him had been arrested by Milan police numerous times and had gang ties, according to police.
Source: The Jackson Sun Date: July 13, 2010
Fatal gang shooting in Sunnyside kills 18-year-old (Sunnyside, WA): Police say a fatal shooting in Sunnyside is gang-related. An 18-year-old on the front porch of a home was hit in the head Saturday night as shots fired from a passing car hit the front of the house.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: July 12, 2010
Reno police arrest one suspect in alleged gang shooting at Pat Baker Park (Reno, NV): Reno police officers arrested a juvenile suspect Sunday in the gang-related shooting of two people at Pat Baker Park Saturday.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: July 12, 2010
Nine people arrested in gang plot at Riverfest (East Hartford, CT): Police on Sunday arrested nine people at the annual Riverfest fireworks celebration who they say were part of a gang retaliation plot that involved a loaded gun.
Source: Journal Inquirer Date: July 12, 2010
Yolo County's gang injunction trial starts Tuesday (Sacramento, CA): Residents from West Sacramento are hosting a press conference at the Yolo Superior Courthouse a day before Yolo County's gang injunction is once again put on trial.
Source: Daily Democrat Date: July 12, 2010
Pasco police investigate four gunfire incidents, one man hurt (Pasco, WA): Gunshots rang out four separate times within a six-hour period in Pasco over the weekend and officials say all the incidents appear to be gang-related.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: July 12, 2010
San Jose teen arrested after threatening to use gang ties to kill police (San Jose, CA): A 16-year-old boy with a violent history and felony warrant threatened to use his Norteno gang associations to kill four San Jose police officers who arrested him Friday night at a North San Jose Costco store, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 12, 2010
Gangs, organized crime will be focus of new Justice Department unit, crackdown (Washington, DC): Justice Department officials on Monday announced an intensified crackdown on organized crime and violent street gangs, saying they plan to combine the prosecution of both in a new unit.
Source: The Washington Post Date: July 12, 2010
Reputed gang leader gunned down (Trenton, NJ): A city man and reputed senior member of the Sex Money Murder faction of the Bloods street gang was found shot to death in his car early yesterday after patrol officers responded to an apparent car accident.
Source: The Times Date: July 11, 2010
Gang sweep by Tulare County Sheriff's Department unit results in 19 arrests (Tulare County, CA): Tulare County Sheriff’s Department gang-patrol members last week arrested 19 people on suspicion of various drug crimes, other crimes or vehicle code violations or on arrest warrants, officials said.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: July 11, 2010
City organizes assault on violence (Pittsburgh, PA): Behind a courtroom's doors this week, dozens of Pittsburgh's toughest troublemakers will face people they've hurt, people who could send them to prison, people who have been there before and people who can help.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Date: July 11, 2010
Police exchange shots with gunman in Humboldt Park (Chicago, IL): Police exchanged gunfire with alleged gang members shooting at a Humboldt Park porch early Saturday on the West Side.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: July 10, 2010
Two members of prison gang sentenced to more jail (Hagerstown, MD): An inmate who was a member of a violent gang run from a state penitentiary in Western Maryland has been sentenced to life in federal prison, and an accomplice has been sent away for 20 years, according to the Maryland U.S. attorney's office.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: July 10, 2010
Six suspects captured in Aryan gang bust (West Valley City, UT): FOX 13 was there when federal agents took in several alleged gang members who face drug and gun charges. The raid was part of a renewed effort by law enforcement to crack down on Aryan prison gangs.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: July 10, 2010
Suspected gang members arrested in Santa Rosa home burglary (Santa Rosa, CA): Three teens aged 16 and under — all alleged gang members — have been arrested in connection with a Santa Rosa residential burglary in which some $3,500 in household electronics, spray paint and alcohol were stolen, police said.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: July 9, 2010
2nd gun amnesty & possible peace deal between gangs? (Omaha, NE): Two of Omaha's rival street gangs may be open to a truce. The possibility revealed as Omaha police offer people a chance to get rid of unwanted and illegal guns.
Source: KMTV Action 3 News Date: July 9, 2010
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