Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang-related brawl at memorial for 13-year-old boy (King City, CA): A gang-related brawl erupted Thursday night at a memorial for a 13-year-old boy who died in a shooting last year, King City police said.
Source: The Californian Date: April 24, 2010
3 teens ind3 teens indicted in beating deathicted in beating death (Athens, GA): A Hall County grand jury this week indicted three Athens teens on charges they beat a man to death during a robbery in his home outside of Gainesville.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: April 24, 2010
Increased gang activity is seen (Muscatine, IA): Officials in the city of Muscatine are expressing heightened concern over what they fear to be rising gang activity.
Source: The Des Moines Register Date: April 24, 2010
16-year-old arrested in gang shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police detectives arrested a 16-year-old male this afternoon in connection with a gang-related shooting last night in North Portland.
Source: The Oregonian Date: April 24, 2010
'Gang tax' demand made on parolee leads to arrest (Chino Hills, CA): A reputed gang member was charged with attempted extortion last week for allegedly demanding a Chino Hills parolee either participate in gang activity or pay him $1,000.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: April 24, 2010
With one last big bust, anti-gang task force disbanded (Palm Beach County, FL): Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and State Attorney Michael McAuliffe each spent several minutes on Friday praising a countywide anti-gang task force in a news conference that marked the special squad's last major case.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: April 23, 2010
Newport News group to get anti-gang program funds (Newport News, VA): Combating the city's gang problem is about prevention, according to advocates of an anti-gang program. Gang Reduction and Intervention Program, or G.R.I.P, was vital in reducing crime in Richmond and is slated to be used in Newport News in the near future.
Source: Daily Press Date: April 23, 2010
Anti-gang group appeals for funds (Honolulu, HI): Adult Friends for Youth protested yesterday that the state has refused to release funding, forcing it to reduce staff by 40 percent and turn away schools asking for help to stop gang violence.
Source: Honolulu Star-Bulletin Date: April 23, 2010
Canby police brace for retaliation between rival gangs (Canby, OR): Police said they expect retaliation for a Sunday gang fight that left one man shot and another hit by a car. Lt. Jorge Tro said the fight broke out between the rival Norteños and Sureños gangs in retaliation for a beating the previous week.
Source: The Oregonian Date: April 23, 2010
Operation Knockout: Gang raid targets Nuestra Familia in Salinas (Salinas, CA): An ambitious multi-agency operation aimed at dismantling the Central Coast leadership structure of the Nuestra Familia gang resulted in more than three dozen arrests during sweeps early Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: April 23, 2010
Date set on Oakland gang injunction request (Oakland, CA): An Alameda County judge on Thursday set a May 27 hearing date to weigh the merits of Oakland's request for an injunction against a North Oakland gang that authorities say is responsible for repeated incidents of violent crime.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: April 23, 2010
Six suspected Riviera Beach gang members arrested (West Palm Beach, FL): Six suspected members of a Riviera Beach street gang have been arrested and two others have been indicted after a years-long investigation by local authorities.
Source: WPBF 25 News Date: April 23, 2010
Gang prevention begins at home, experts say (Turlock, CA): Forr Modesto Police officer and gang expert Robert Gumm, the scenario is a familiar one. Standing in a teenager’s bedroom that is decked out in red and scrawlings of 14 and XIV, Gumm is confronted by a parent adamant that their child is not a gang member and that all the clothing, paraphernalia, and gangsta music are just part of a lifestyle, or a fashion statement.
Source: The Turlock Journal Date: April 23, 2010
Cedar Rapids creates task force to deal with gang violence (Cedar Rapids, IA): The federal government and law enforcement agencies in Linn County are working together to stop the spread of violent crimes. There was a drop in overall crime in Cedar Rapids last year, but there was an uptick in the number of violent crimes related to gangs and guns.
Source: Radio Iowa Date: April 22, 2010
Arlington shooting renews concerns about gangs (Arlington, TX): The fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Mansfield Summit High School student during a street fight is the latest high-profile incident to turn a spotlight on Arlington's gang problem.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: April 22, 2010
Eight charged in drug probe said to have gang links (Freehold, NJ): A nine-month undercover investigation culminated in the arrest of several street-level drug dealers, most with affiliations to local street gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: April 21, 2010
Yakima passes nuisance property ordinance (Yakima, WA): The Yakima City Council passed a nuisance property ordinance that officials hope will help police fight gang violence.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: April 21, 2010
Gang fight defused after weapons reportedly drawn on Allied Drive (Madison, WI): Four people were arrested Tuesday afternoon after a gang-related fight on Allied Drive in which the suspects were pointing handguns at each other, witnesses told police.
Source: The Capital Times Date: April 21, 2010
Reputed gang leader from Rowland Heights among dozens indicted in crackdown (Ontario, CA): A Rowland Heights man was among dozens of people arrested Wednesday during a sweep targeting a street gang accused of distributing heroin and methamphetamine.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: April 21, 2010
Gang activity has residents concerned for public safety (Muscatine, IA): No one is sure what the answer is, but local residents are concerned about community safety. After Saturday's gang-related shooting, residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Fourth Street Park are taking notice of the activities by the large groups of young people and alleged gangs in and around their neighborhoods
Source: The Muscatine Journal Date: April 20, 2010
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