Gang-Related News Articles
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Asian gang member gets 11 years on drug, gun charges (Providence, RI): A member of the Laos Pride street gang was sentenced to nearly 11 years in federal prison on Thursday for his role in a planned home invasion that included three other gang members and four guns.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: September 3, 2009
Tech tool helps in fight against graffiti (North County, CA): Money invested in a Web-based graffiti-tracking program is paying dividends in North County, officials say.
Source: North County Times Date: September 3, 2009
Community action called for to quell gang problem (Santa Fe, NM): Gangs. Gang members. At-risk youth. Latinos. Hispanics. Accountability. Responsibility. Community. At a Thursday night meeting at La Farge Library, these were the words used over and over by people worried about people.
Source: The New Mexican Date: September 3, 2009
Anatomy of a gang investigation (Longview, TX): In 2006, local law enforcement agencies began to see an increase in gang-related activity, such as drive-by shootings and drug dealing.
Source: Longview News-Journal Date: September 2, 2009
Salinas' Measure K backers tout sales tax hike as anti-gang necessity (Salinas, CA): Supporters of a 1 cent sales tax measure in Salinas say a penny is a small price to pay to make the violence-plagued city safer.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 2, 2009
Two arrested on kidnapping, drug charges (Mesa, AZ) : Mesa police arrested two Chandler men, one of whom claimed to be a member of the "Mexican Mafia," on suspicion of kidnapping and threatening to kill a drug dealer who owed them money.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: September 2, 2009
Men sentenced in gang crime conspiracy (Newport News, VA): Two men were sentenced to 30 years in prison, and another was sentenced to 25 years, for their participation in a Newport News street gang that allegedly engaged in a series of murders, robberies, arsons, witness intimidation and other crimes.
Source: Daily Press Date: September 2, 2009
Oakland boy, 15, shot near condemned apartments dies (Oakland, CA): A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot Wednesday morning in the same Fruitvale district block where city officials condemned side-by-side apartment buildings last week.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 2, 2009
Gang stabbing leaves man critically injured (Beaverton, OR): An 18-year-old man suffered critical injuries in a gang-related stabbing Monday night in Beaverton, police said.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News Date: September 1, 2009
Two shot dead in Brooklyn park in suspected gang-related hit (Brooklyn, NY): A cold-blooded killer walked up to two men in a Brooklyn park and shot them both dead Monday night in a suspected gang-related hit, police said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: September 1, 2009
Gang problem not as bad as ’94 (Pueblo, CO): Pueblo's gang problem has been thrust into the spotlight again with the recent, daytime drive-by shooting death of a gang member who was walking with his girlfriend on the East Side.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain Date: September 1, 2009
Two brothers suspended for flashing "peace" sign (Albuquerque, NM): Two Albuquerque brothers are suspended from school after officials said they flashed gang signs during a football game last Friday.
Source: The Daily Times Date: September 1, 2009
St. Paul gang stabbing brings guilty plea (St. Paul, MN): Israel Flores, a Sureno 13 gang member, pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree assault in the June 22 stabbing of a rival gang member near Arlington High School in St. Paul.
Source: Star Tribune Date: September 1, 2009
Prison and street gangs active in Victoria (Victoria, TX): The recent death of a 24-year-old man is one of the most visible symptoms of gangs officials say are surprisingly active in Victoria.
Source: Victoria Advocate Date: September 1, 2009
Fort Bliss soldier arrested in Sunday morning shooting (El Paso, TX): A 23-year-old Fort Bliss soldier has been arrested in the early Sunday shooting of another soldier in West El Paso.
Source: El Paso Times Date: August 31, 2009
Detroit teen charged in shooting of girl, 13 (Detroit, MI): A 16-year-old teen has been charged with assault with intent to murder after police say he critically wounded a 13-year-old girl who was an innocent bystander during a gang-related shooting.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: August 31, 2009
Modesto police arrest four after double homicide (Modesto, CA): Four suspects are in custody after two men were shot and killed in what Modesto police say was a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Mercury News Date: August 31, 2009
Police arrest four in double-fatal shooting (Richmond, CA): Police have arrested four men believed to have been involved in a gang-related shooting that left two people dead at a Richmond restaurant Sunday evening.
Source: KPIX CBS 5 Date: August 31, 2009
City police arrest four juveniles (Cordele, GA): Juvenile offenders continue to be a headache for Cordele Police Department officers who late this past week wound up arresting four teen-agers on various charges.
Source: Cordele Dispatch Date: August 31, 2009
Officials call for community response to gangs (Carlsbad, NM): Drive-by shootings have struck the community on a weekly basis, sometimes multiple times a night, according to the police department.
Source: Current-Argus Date: August 31, 2009
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