Gang-Related News Articles
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Suspects arrested in gang-related shooting (Ogden, UT): Two suspects who police believed had fled to Mexico after being involved in a gang-related shooting last February were arrested in Ogden over the weekend.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: June 2, 2009
City of Fairfield takes Norteno gang members to court (Fairfield, CA): The Fairfield city council has filed an injunction barring any member of the Norteno street gang from driving, sitting, standing, walking or gathering with any other Norteno gang member within a specific area of the city.
Source: KXTV News 10 Date: June 2, 2009
Five with gang ties charged in crime spree in rural Berks (Berks County, PA): Three adults and two teenagers with ties to the Bloods street gang were charged Monday in a series of car thefts, burglaries and armed robberies in northern Berks County, state police said.
Source: Reading Eagle Date: June 2, 2009
Eight charged in connection to "Bloods" gang activity (Harrisburg, PA): The United States Attorney's Office of the Middle District of Pennsylvania has charged six men and two women with conspiring to organize a sect of the "Bloods" street gang in Harrisburg.
Source: WHP 21 News Date: June 2, 2009
Windsor trying to address issue of gangs (Windsor, VA): Authorities are grappling with an increase in gang activity in the normally quiet town of Windsor.
Source: Daily Press Date: June 2, 2009
Man charged with gang participation, hazing (Suffolk, VA): A Suffolk man described by police as "a self-proclaimed gang member" has been arrested and charged with various offenses related to gang activity.
Source: Daily Press Date: June 2, 2009
Teen's death raises gang (Crofton, MD): Local gang activity is on the rise. Now, one Central Coast county hopes to reduce it with a strategic plan.
Source: WTTG FOX 5 News Date: June 2, 2009
Statewide prosecutor wants anti-gang program for South Florida (Deerfield Beach, FL): Law enforcement and elected officials have tiptoed around the word for sometime: gangs. But on Tuesday, a state top law enforcement officer confirmed that gangs have mushroomed over the past 20 years and are wreaking havoc in every county in South Florida.
Source: Sun-Sentinel Date: June 2, 2009
Gangs increase presence in region (Pennsylvania): Ten years ago, a "gang" in central Pennsylvania usually consisted of a bunch of neighborhood kids, authorities said. Organized, infamous street gangs, such as the Bloods, the Crips and the Latin Kings, were reserved for larger cities.
Source: PennLive.com Date: June 2, 2009
Police see spike in graffiti incidents (Harrisonburg, VA): Over the last month, police have seen an increase in reported graffiti cases, most of which have been determined to be gang-related "taggings."
Source: The Daily News Record Date: June 1, 2009
Police: stabbing "gang-related incident" (Sioux City, IA): Police believe a stabbing Saturday at an apartment complex on Sioux City's west side is gang-related.
Source: Sioux City Journal Date: June 1, 2009
Montgomery officials address gang activity, crime (Rockland, MD): Montgomery County officials say they have prosecuted about 1,000 gang-related cases in the last two years.
Source: NewsChannel 8 Date: June 1, 2009
Ex-boxing champ stabbed in gang attack (Buffalo, NY): Ross Thompson, a winner of the amateur Golden Gloves national championship back in the 1990s, was listed in fair condition today at Erie County Medical, following a gang attack early Sunday.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: June 1, 2009
Montgomery County targets gang activity (Rockville, MD): Montgomery County may not have the same level of gang violence that has plagued neighboring Prince George’s County and Washington, D.C., but its days of shrugging off violence from Wheaton to Germantown as “youth that went astray” are over, said County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett.
Source: The Daily Record Date: June 1, 2009
Partners in Paint program tags gang graffiti as target (Modesto, CA): Modesto City Councilman Dave Lopez gathered some cash, some brains and some muscle over the past couple of months to carry out his new anti-graffiti campaign.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: May 31, 2009
Teen gang member ticketed (Sheboygan, WI): A 17-year-old Sheboygan gang member was ticketed Friday afternoon in the downtown area for carrying an unloaded handgun and knife, according to the Sheboygan Police Department.
Source: Sheboygan Press Date: May 31, 2009
SLO County gang force ready with new strategy (San Luis Obispo County, CA): The county’s Anti-gang Coordinating Commission will present a new strategic plan Tuesday designed to tackle growing criminal gang activity in San Luis Obispo County.
Source: The Tribune Date: May 31, 2009
Salinas guns-for-gifts gets Schwarzenegger's backing (Salinas, CA): A first-time, guns-for-gifts exchange next week in Salinas received a hearty endorsement Friday from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger as a way for the community to combat gang violence
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: May 30, 2009
Norteños, Sureños brawl in Oakdale park (Oakdale, CA): Police broke up a fight in a park between eight or nine Sureño and Norteño gang members Friday evening.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: May 30, 2009
13 takes on new meaning in gang sweep (Santa Clarita, CA) : Thirteen active gang members are behind bars thanks to a multi-agency sweep of known gang areas on Wednesday.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News Date: May 30, 2009
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