Gang-Related News Articles
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Police arrest two in connection with shooting at Antioch high school (Antioch, CA): Police have arrested two suspects in connection with Wednesday's drive-by shooting that wounded a Deer Valley High School student near campus.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: September 17, 2009
Three Nevada counties get grant for gang initiative (Carson City, NV): Carson City Sheriff Kenny Furlong said three northern Nevada counties will use a $350,000 award to create a regional gang initiative.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: September 16, 2009
Suspect held in shooting death (Springfield, MA): The Tuesday afternoon shooting death of a city man in Mason Square comes less than a month after another nearby slaying and despite efforts by police and religious leaders to discourage violence.
Source: The Republican Date: September 16, 2009
Man shot to death outside family's home in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): A man in his 20s was shot to death Tuesday night on Carey Avenue near Roache Road, the city's fifth homicide of the year, according to police.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 16, 2009
Three arrested in jewelry theft (San Diego County, CA): Members of a San Diego County gang were responsible for an armed robbery at a Laguna Beach shop where roughly $600,000 worth of jewels were taken by three masked men, according to court documents.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 16, 2009
Bicyclists mug teen on Cortez Road (Manatee County, FL): Two bicyclists beat and robbed a 17-year-old boy as he walked in the 2400 block of Cortez Road on Tuesday evening, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: September 16, 2009
Local gang contacts jump by 80 percent (Victor Valley, CA): Victor Valley deputies say the number of gang members they’ve contacted soared 80 percent from last year.
Source: Daily Press Date: September 16, 2009
MS-13 gang members guilty in stabbing at Chesterfield club (Chesterfield, VA): Three members of the notorious MS-13 gang pleaded guilty yesterday to stabbing a man and leaving him for dead inside a Hispanic nightclub in Chesterfield County last fall.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: September 15, 2009
Dead men had gang ties (Jackson, TN): The two men killed in a Sunday morning shooting in a nightclub parking lot were affiliated with rival gangs and have an extensive criminal history, Jackson police confirmed Monday.
Source: The Jackson Sun Date: September 15, 2009
Police conduct gang sweep (Holland, MI): Police recorded 13 violations during a gang sweep Saturday, in which officers from the Holland Police Department and Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office checked on 31 offenders currently serving probation for gang-related crimes.
Source: The Holland Sentinel Date: September 15, 2009
Cities kick up efforts to crack down on gangs (Salinas, CA): Scores of law enforcement officials from around the state will gather in Monterey County for a pair of gang prevention conferences over the next two weeks.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 15, 2009
Teen stabbed at suburban high school (Bolingbrook, IL): A student at a suburban Chicago high school was stabbed several times during a fight in a bathroom.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: September 15, 2009
Another member of Newport News street gang sentenced (Newport News, VA): A member of a criminal street gang was sentenced Tuesday to serve 30 years in prison for his role in a criminal racketeering enterprise that engaged in acts of violence, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Virginia.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: September 15, 2009
Sheriff's office looks for boost in gang enforcement (Douglas County, NV): For the past 15 years, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office has practiced zero tolerance for gang activity, and Sheriff Ron Pierini has no plans to let up on the philosophy.
Source: The Record-Courier Date: September 15, 2009
New Jersey indicts 35 inmates for possession of cell phones (New Jersey): The state Tuesday obtained grand jury indictments charging 35 state prison inmates with the illegal possession of cell phones, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
Source: NewJerseyNewsroom.com Date: September 15, 2009
Teen charged in Bolingbrook High stabbing (Bolingbrook, IL): A 15-year-old student is in custody facing charges of aggravated battery after allegedly stabbing another student in what police say was a gang-related fight Tuesday at Bolingbrook High School.
Source: Daily Herald Date: September 15, 2009
Toppenish group says get tough on gangs with tougher laws (Toppenish, WA): A group wanting to rid the city of gang violence called for drastic changes in laws dealing with such crime when it met with state lawmakers during a Tuesday night forum.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: September 15, 2009
Gang activity eyed in Detroit firebombing (Detroit, MI): Investigators suspect members of a gang firebombed a home on the city's southwest side for a second time in a week after a teen who lives there quit the group.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: September 14, 2009
State picks Salinas for new program (Salinas, CA): When a former Harvard researcher came west two years ago to tell leaders from Salinas and 12 other cities they could quickly cut their gang murder totals by half, people were more than skeptical.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 14, 2009
Police arrest three in fatal knifing of Beaverton teen (Beaverton, OR): Three men have been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Beaverton teen two weeks ago, Beaverton police said today.
Source: The Oregonian Date: September 14, 2009
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