Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang revenge feared in killings (Tulare County, CA): The fear of gang retaliation for four killings in Orosi and Cutler last weekend is gripping the communities, and police in nearby Dinuba are taking steps to prevent the violence from spilling over.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 30, 2008
Prosecutor offers warning on street gangs (Vineland, NJ): The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office and U.S. State’s Attorney’s Office are co-sponsoring the fourth annual Gang Awareness Conference on Nov. 19 at Cumberland County College.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: October 29, 2008
Moment of rage led to Lake Ballinger killing, police say (Mountlake Terrace, WA) : Britney Galindez may have been choked, stabbed, held under water and left for dead all because she got sick in a car.
Source: The Daily Herald Date: October 29, 2008
Three alleged gang members charged in Indiantown beating (Indiantown, FL): A trio who claim to be gang members attacked and robbed three brothers who were walking down the street Sunday, according to a report by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: TCPalm Date: October 29, 2008
Flagler arrests break up local 'Bloods' gang, officials say (Palm Coast, FL): Drive-by shootings, home invasions, armed robberies and the death of a college student are just some of the crimes committed since 2004 by an organized gang in Flagler County, according to state and local investigators.
Source: The News-Journal Date: October 29, 2008
Texas gives police agencies $4M to fight gangs (San Antonio, TX): Police departments around Texas will get an extra $4 million to combat gang activity, a growing concern as drug cartels get increasingly visible along the Texas-Mexico border.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: October 29, 2008
Gang expert: Organized crime unusual among Crips (Wichita, KS): A street gang researcher testified in federal court Tuesday that gangs such as the Crips are loosely organized and typically do not engage in organized criminal activity.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: October 29, 2008
Police say Buck Wild gang behind man's death in Riviera Beach (Riviera Beach, FL): Four men arrested in the beating of a man who later was fatally struck by a car in Riviera Beach over the weekend are all members of a well-known and violent street gang, police say.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: October 29, 2008
Three men attack, stab man (Livingston, CA): A 19-year-old man is recovering after he was stabbed up to 12 times early Monday morning, according to Livingston police.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: October 28, 2008
St. Paul man charged, gang gunfire suspected in wounding of girl (St. Paul, MN): A 21-year-old St. Paul man was charged Monday in connection with the shooting late Friday of a 14-year-old girl who was hit in the leg by a bullet on Grotto Street between Fuller and University Avenues.
Source: Star Tribune Date: October 28, 2008
Organized gang busted in Flagler (Flagler County, FL): A combined law-enforcement effort culminated today with the arrest of a dozen people on racketeering charges in connection with gang-related criminal activity in Flagler County.
Source: The Florida Times-Union Date: October 28, 2008
Local leaders consider resources to deal with gangs (Rochester, MN): Shooting, stabbings, fights and assaults. They make headlines, but also stir people to action. On Tuesday, a dozen community leaders gathered to talk about gang activity in Rochester and whether the city has the resources in place to adequately respond.
Source: Post-Bulletin Date: October 28, 2008
Teens charged with violating Street Gangs Act (Dalton, GA): Two Dalton teenagers are charged with weapons possession and violation of Georgia’s Street Gangs Act after they left in their car when a deputy drove into the parking lot of Phoenix High School on Monday, officials said.
Source: The Daily Citizen Date: October 28, 2008
Two killings, two shootings in Phila. over weekend (Philadelphia, PA): Police were investigating two homicides and at least two shootings in the city over the weekend, capping a bloody week marred by a drug turf war and two double killings.
Source: The Inquirer Date: October 27, 2008
Weekend shootings could signal gang war (Santa Monica, CA): Three separate shootings this weekend that left one man dead and two others injured could be part of an escalating gang war involving a Santa Monica and a Venice street gang, according to sources familiar with the incidents.
Source: The Lookout News Date: October 27, 2008
Cincinnati program inspires Miami Valley to tackle guns, gangs (Dayton, OH): After watching gang members' eyes moisten while listening to the mother of gun violence victims discuss their pain and heartbreak in a Hamilton County courtroom, Michael Blass penned an essay about the experience.
Source: Dayton Daily News Date: October 27, 2008
S.F. gang injunction zone controversial (San Francisco, CA): Joshua DeLeon admits he was "gang-banging" when he was identified by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera as one of 32 Norteños in the Mission District who needed to be reined in.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: October 27, 2008
Gangs a growing school problem (Fayetteville, NC): Shearl Davis said gang violence drove her to withdraw her daughter from Westover High School earlier this month and transfer her to another county school.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer Date: October 27, 2008
Two stabbed in Chula Vista gang fight (Chula Vista, CA): Two teenagers were stabbed Monday night in what Chula Vista police described as a fight between rival street gangs.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: October 27, 2008
Family points to gang crossfire in death of St. Paul teen (St. Paul, MN): Jaques Dortch was an innocent victim caught in the middle of gang warfare when she was shot and killed Saturday night on the East Side of St. Paul, her mother said.
Source: Star Tribune Date: October 27, 2008
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