Gang-Related News Articles
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23 tied to gang are indicted over alleged drug ring (Essex County, NJ): The business ran 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ringing up nearly $2 million in annual sales. In the hallways and stairwells of an East Orange apartment complex, in the parking lot and on the sidewalk, members of the Crips street gang peddled cocaine, marijuana, heroin and Ecstasy, giving weary residents no respite from the trade in drugs and intimidation, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: April 21, 2009
Allentown to get federal grant to fight gangs (Allentown, PA): Allentown will receive $200,000 in federal funding to continue anti-gang initiatives, Sen. Bob Casey announced Monday.
Source: The Morning Call Date: April 21, 2009
Gang members tied to shootings (Walterboro, SC): Gang members are responsible for the last two Colleton County shootings, Sheriff George Malone said Monday.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: April 21, 2009
Gang-style graffiti found in several locations in Willows (Willows, CA): Taggers were active in this Glenn County community last weekend, hitting at least six locations with gang-style graffiti.
Source: Enterprise Record Date: April 21, 2009
Hammer hits mark with 10 more arrests (Yuba County, CA): Operation Hammer, an undercover operation aimed at drugs, guns and gangs, has nailed 10 more suspects, bringing the total to 18, a drug enforcement official said Tuesday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat Date: April 21, 2009
Girl, 14, stabbed in head during gang fight (Seattle, WA): A 14-year-old girl was taken to Harborview Medical Center on Saturday after being stabbed in the head by another girl during a fight involving a juvenile street gang, according to Seattle police.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: April 21, 2009
Deputy DA warns parents that gangs can take the place of family ties (Corona, CA): Kids getting involved in gangs is both preventable and correctable, Senior Deputy District Attorney Gerry Lopez told parents in Corona.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: April 21, 2009
More charges for athlete charged with gang offenses (Hampton, VA): Former Hampton High School star running back Tron Martinez, who was arrested last week on gang charges, has been hit with additional charges as police revealed details of two gang-linked mob attacks in the city this year.
Source: Daily Press Date: April 21, 2009
CG police dealing with gangs involved in crime, drugs (Casa Grande, AZ): The question asked during this month's meeting of the Casa Grande Police Advisory Board was: Are there gangs in Casa Grande? "Yes, we have gangs in Casa Grande," police Detective Lupe Reyes responded.
Source: Casa Grande Valley Newspapers Date: April 21, 2009
Five Tallassee students charged with threats (Tallassee, AL): Five Tallassee High School students have been charged with making threats against other students, according to the Tallassee Police Department.
Source: Montgomery Advertiser Date: April 21, 2009
Police, east-side residents battle graffiti (Des Moines, IA): Neighborhood awareness and a new graffiti camera are tools the Fairground neighborhood hopes will help keep spray-painting vandals off their streets.
Source: The Des Moines Register Date: April 21, 2009
Fresno gang sweep nabs over 250 (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department wrapped up a five-day gang sweep early Monday morning and made 258 arrests, including 121 felonies.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: April 20, 2009
26 people arrested in gang-related shooting (Union, SC) : Union County deputies arrested more than two dozen people over the weekend in connection with a shooting that investigators said was gang-related.
Source: WYFF 4 News Date: April 20, 2009
Gang member arrested after Oxnard fight (Oxnard, CA): An Oxnard gang member was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of beating a man outside Circle K.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: April 20, 2009
Four face assault, gang charges after incident (Prescott, AZ): Prescott Valley police have arrested four Prescott Valley residents on various gang and assault charges after they allegedly beat up a 15-year-old boy behind the Sonic Drive-In on Pav Way on Friday.
Source: The Daily Courier Date: April 20, 2009
Gang Task Force making progress, still a long way to go (Albany, GA): The Albany Gang Task Force says young students; some of them in elementary school, are targeted to join gangs.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News Date: April 20, 2009
Palm Beach County state attorney forms Gang & Gun Unit (Palm Beach County, FL): The State Attorney's Office announced the launch Monday of a Gang & Gun Unit formed to weaken organized gangs in Palm Beach County.
Source: Sun-Sentinel Date: April 20, 2009
Anti-gang bill passes (Austin, TX): A bill that would create gang-free zones to curb illicit activities around schools and other places where children are present was unanimously approved today by the Texas Senate.
Source: Austin American-Statesman Date: April 20, 2009
Spike in East Side gun violence has Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath concerned (Cleveland, OH): A recent spike in gun violence in three East Side neighborhoods has Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath concerned about the summer months, when crime usually peaks.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: April 19, 2009
Atlanta's gang problem (Atlanta, GA): When the Fulton County Police Department gets calls about gang activity, officers usually refer the callers to the Atlanta Police Department.
Source: The Sunday Paper Date: April 19, 2009
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