Gang-Related News Articles
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Sonoma teen arrested in gang-relating stabbing (Sonoma, CA): A Sonoma man is in custody on charges he stabbed another in a gang-related fight.
Source: KSBY News Date: August 8, 2008
70 arrests announced in ICE antigang operation (Boston, MA): Fifty-two gang members and 28 other criminals have been arrested this week as part of a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation, ICE announced today.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: August 8, 2008
SoCal teen killed in another gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed while he was sitting on a front porch with a female friend in a gang-related attack, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: August 8, 2008
Graffiti seen as threat to police (Aberdeen, MD): Fresh graffiti found on the side of a shopping mart in Aberdeen wasn't flashy or colorful, but it made a big impression. Scrawled in big black marks were the letters "R.I.P.", followed by the names of three Aberdeen police officers.
Source: The Sun Date: August 7, 2008
More than 300 suspected gang members arrested in South Florida (Miami, FL): Federal and local law enforcement agents have arrested 321 suspected gang members in South Florida during a month-long investigation, officials said today.
Source: Sun-Sentinel Date: August 7, 2008
N.C. State shooting gang-related (Raleigh, NC): A gang-related shooting on the campus of North Carolina State University was ordered by an inmate at the Wake County jail, campus police said Thursday.
Source: WRAL 5 News Date: August 7, 2008
Nine detained in immigration roundup (Fall River, MA): Nine city residents, including at least two with local gang ties, have been rounded up in a federal immigration operation.
Source: The Herald News Date: August 7, 2008
Police nab 12 suspected of drug and gang activity (Dayton, OH): The arrests Tuesday, Aug. 5, of Diamond Cut street gang members accused of being involved in a major cocaine and heroin drug ring is a watershed moment that could lead to more arrests, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer said.
Source: Dayton Daily News Date: August 6, 2008
Gang activity surge causes concern (Grant County, WA): Cameras are being bought to combat gang activity, according to the Grant County Sheriff's Office. A meeting is set for Aug. 14 where a presentation about photographic equipment being purchased and used in areas where gang crime, graffiti, and neighborhood vandalism are occurring, Grant County Undersheriff John Turley stated.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald Date: August 6, 2008
Gang experts seek new approach (Pasadena, CA): Some of the region's top gang experts gathered in Pasadena this week, and most agreed with community worker William "Blinky" Rodriguez's assessment of the county's dire gang situation.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: August 6, 2008
Feds hope tougher sentences will curb gang activity (Raleigh, NC): Federal authorities say they hope tougher sentences on known gang members will help curb gang activity.
Source: WRAL 5 News Date: August 5, 2008
Five gang members arrested in Fresno (Fresno, CA): One adult and four juveniles, all identified as members of the Sureño street gang, were arrested Monday night as a result of an investigation into three shootings and one robbery in central and southeast Fresno, police reported Tuesday.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: August 5, 2008
Sheriff's deputy who was shot dead guarded highly dangerous inmates (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy gunned down Saturday outside his boyhood home in Cypress Park had been assigned to guard the most dangerous inmates in the county, including members of the notorious Mexican Mafia gang, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: August 4, 2008
Suffolk kicks battle against youth street gangs up a notch (Suffolk, VA): David Lee Rudolph scribbled on a couple of buildings downtown in April. The 20-year-old high school grad with some college brought along a couple of younger helpers.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: August 4, 2008
Police see disturbing trend: Sacramento gangs getting younger (Sacramento, CA): In recent years, Sacramento Police Capt. Darrell Fong has observed a troubling trend: The gangs of Sacramento are getting younger.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: August 3, 2008
Man shot and injured in bus brawl (Los Angeles, CA): A suspected gang member who police said shot an unarmed man in a brawl that started on the Orange bus line in Valley Glen is in custody today on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: August 3, 2008
Security fence blamed for rise in violence (Yonkers, NY): A security fence installed around a public housing complex may have inadvertently contributed to this summer's violence downtown.
Source: The Journal News Date: August 3, 2008
East St. Louis shooting possibly gang related (St. Louis, MO): Police said a gang dispute over a woman may have caused the shootings that injured five people at the Roosevelt Homes last week.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat Date: August 2, 2008
Task force puts dent in gangs, drugs (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett police are gaining ground in the war on gangs and drugs, according to department statistics released Friday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: August 2, 2008
Police call NCSU shooting gang-related (Raleigh, NC): Police are describing a shooting this week on the state's largest college campus as a gang-related "hit."
Source: The News & Observer Date: August 2, 2008
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