Gang-Related News Articles
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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
Man critical after gang stabs him in the neck (Manhattan, NY): A 21-year-old Manhattan man was in critical condition Sunday after he was stabbed in the neck during a wild fight with five attackers, police said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: September 14, 2009
Students say 16-year-old arrested in Creston High School shooting fired warning shot as rival gang members approached (Grand Rapids, MI): Expecting to get jumped by rival gang members as school let out Monday, a 16-year-old Creston High School student left campus earlier in the day to get a gun to protect himself, classmates said.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press Date: September 14, 2009
Two teens arrested in Sunday attack (Santa Maria, CA): Two teenage boys were arrested this morning on suspicion of attempted homicide in the early Sunday morning beating of a Santa Maria man in what police said was a gang fight in the 200 block of West Newlove Street, according to police.
Source: Santa Maria Times Date: September 14, 2009
Investigators say Monday's Pajaro shooting was gang-related (Pijaro, CA): A 19-year-old suffered an injury to his hand when shots were fired into a gold Chevrolet Venture minivan in what investigators are calling a gang-related crime about 1:30 p.m. Monday on Ingram Court.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 14, 2009
Md. prosecutors want tougher anti-gang law (Annapolis, MD): As soon as Maryland's Gang Prosecution Act went into effect in 2007, prosecutors in Harford County tested it, filing charges against a group that had stabbed and beaten a man.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: September 13, 2009
Coordinating anti-gang efforts (Salinas, CA): With a flurry of anti-gang violence programs launched in Salinas during the past two years, where Ceasefire fits into the mix is still unclear.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 13, 2009
A Salinas Miracle? (Salinas, CA): The room is filled with guys who have seen it all and done worse. The men — as young as 18 and as old as 34 — have been convicted of violent crimes during the past three years, and most are hard-core gang members.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 13, 2009
Toppenish man hospitalized after gang-related shooting (Toppenish, WA): A young man was shot in the chest early Sunday in what police are calling a gang-related shooting.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: September 13, 2009
Taggers keep San Bernardino school police busy (San Bernardino, CA): Taggers leave few spots unmarked on and around San Bernardino school campuses. Scrawled pen and crew names decorate curbs, sidewalks and tree trunks.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: September 12, 2009
Gang raid nets 23 arrests in Alabama (Birmingham, AL): A four-day operation targeting street gangs in north and central Alabama ended with 23 people arrested and facing possible deportation.
Source: The Birmingham News Date: September 12, 2009
Gang members arrested (Escondido, CA): Five gang members were in custody and one remained at large Saturday night after they were caught painting gang graffiti on the west side of town, an Escondido police lieutenant said.
Source: North County Times Date: September 12, 2009
Gonzales district holds workshop on gang apparel (Gonzales, CA): Parents and students gathered Thursday night to find out why Mickey Mouse is banned from local schools.
Source: The Californian Date: September 11, 2009
Marshals Service tries to arrest gang involvement (Rochester, NY): When a group of elementary-age Rochester children visited an archery and sportsmen club near Buffalo this summer, they were miles — figuratively and literally — from any possible influence of city gangs.
Source: Democrat & Chronicle Date: September 11, 2009
Salinas police say 14-year-old shot to death (Salinas, CA): Salinas police say a 14-year-old boy has become the city's 22nd homicide of the year.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 11, 2009
Gang activity still quiet a month after shooting (Gainesville, GA): A month has passed since a gang-related shooting killed one Hall County teen and wounded three others, and all remains quiet on the gang front.
Source: The Times Date: September 10, 2009
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