Gang-Related News Articles
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Seven suspected vandals arrested in Los Angeles sweep (Los Angeles, CA) : Seven suspected vandals who authorities believe were forming a street gang have been arrested in Los Angeles County.
Source: The Mercury News Date: December 17, 2009
Latin King gang member shot while tagging garage near Fairmount Park (Collinsville, IL): A southwestern Illinois man claims he shot in self defense when a 17-year-old gang-banger attempted to break into the home where he was staying Tuesday night.
Source: Riverfront Times Date: December 17, 2009
25 people arrested in crackdown on East Side gang (Buffalo, NY): The gang sold cocaine, owned high-powered firearms and scared the wits out of law-abiding citizens on the East Side of Buffalo.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: December 17, 2009
LNI fans, participants concerned shooting may have been gang-related (Rapid City, SD): Students and families attending the Lakota Nation Invitational on Thursday worried about repercussions from what many suspect was a gang-related shooting outside Rushmore Plaza Civic Center the day before.
Source: Rapid City Journal Date: December 17, 2009
Forum builds gang awareness in community (Edmonds, WA): Raul figured gangs weren’t much of a concern in Lynnwood, until he went to the Gang Awareness & Education community forum held at Meadowdale High School last week.
Source: The Edmonds Beacon Date: December 17, 2009
County to send DHS anti-gang help (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously endorsed a deal to send two senior investigators from the county district attorney's office to Desert Hot Springs to tackle the local gang problem.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: December 16, 2009
Harlem caught in crossfire of youth gangs (Harlem, NY): From East Harlem to Sugar Hill, more than two dozen youth gangs are claiming territory and pulling triggers over petty rivalries.
Source: Digital Network Associates Date: December 16, 2009
Authorities target Central Park Gang in roundup (Buffalo, NY): Federal agents and local police began a roundup early this morning of alleged associates of a violent Buffalo street gang. Leaders, members and associates of the Central Park Gang, sometimes known as CPG, were the targets of the roundup, police told The Buffalo News.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: December 16, 2009
A long record of gang takedowns (St. Paul, MN): Despite its recent troubles, there's no denying that the Metro Gang Strike Force and its statewide predecessor had a big impact on gang-related crime during its 11-year run.
Source: Star Tribune Date: December 16, 2009
MS-13 members get hard time for gang violence in New York (New York, NY): A federal judge in New York yesterday sentenced Ledwin Castro, also known as "Hueso," a leader in the La Mara Salvatrucha ("MS-13") street gang, to more than 60 years’ incarceration as a result to his racketeering convictions for conspiracy, assault, and the illegal use of firearms...
Source: Examiner Date: December 16, 2009
Monrovia gang members gun down man just days before gang injunction set to be considered, police say (Monrovia, CA): Sheriff's investigators say they believe a man gunned down on a Monrovia street corner Tuesday night may have been shot by local gang members because he was a member of an out-of-town gang.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: December 16, 2009
Harlem caught in the crossfire of youth gangs (Harlem, NY) : From East Harlem to Sugar Hill, more than two dozen youth gangs are claiming territory and pulling triggers over petty rivalries.
Source: DNAinfo Date: December 16, 2009
Gang may be related to bartender's killing (Atlanta, GA): Members of a notorious gang arrested for their alleged involvement in recent smash and grab burglaries may be related to the killing of a Grant Park bartender, police say.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta Date: December 15, 2009
Party crew-turned-gang busted over Peoria shootings (Peoria, AZ): A Valley street gang targeted in a 31-count conspiracy indictment handed up last week has been linked to several Peoria shootings.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: December 15, 2009
30 Deep gang dangerous and prolific, police say (Atlanta, GA): They are young and dangerous and organized unlike any other street gang, police say. The group known as 30 Deep recruits them young and demands loyalty that it usually gets.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: December 15, 2009
Peoria man wanted in ongoing gang sweep turns himself in (Peoria, AZ): A 21-year-old gang member wanted in connection to a Peoria murder and other crimes surrendered early Tuesday to the Arizona Department of Public Safety as part of an ongoing roundup of more than 20 suburban Valley gang members.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: December 15, 2009
Nine Myrtle Beach men arrested on drug and gang charges (Myrtle Beach, SC): Myrtle Beach police arrested nine suspected gang members after a drug raid, according to a release from the Police Department.
Source: The Sun News Date: December 14, 2009
Gloucester County 'Gangs, Guns' program results in 80 arrests in past year (Woodbury, NJ): In the second phase of a statewide “Gangs, Guns and Violent Crime Control” initiative, 80 persons have been arrested in Gloucester County on weapons, narcotics and other charges since November 2008.
Source: Gloucester County Times Date: December 14, 2009
Pr. George's, Montgomery to create gang task force with help of federal funds (Maryland): Police and social services agencies in Prince George's and Montgomery counties will soon create a task force to deal specifically with gangs, thanks in part to $2.7 million in federal funds that they will receive from a spending bill the Senate passed Sunday.
Source: The Washington Post Date: December 14, 2009
City moves toward creating gang intervention training program (Los Angeles, CA): Taking the first step to professionalize gang intervention workers, a city panel recommended Monday paying a group $200,000 to create a training academy.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: December 14, 2009
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