Gang-Related News Articles
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Five shot, stabbed in Walla Walla fight (Walla Walla, WA): Police say five people are hospitalized with gunshot and stab wounds after a gang-affiliated birthday party turned ugly.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: March 14, 2010
Task force keeps eye on gang members at Strawberry Festival (Plant City, FL): A short kid with a baseball cap, blue shorts and a rosary around his neck walked up to the Strawberry Festival on Friday night.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: March 14, 2010
21-year-old shot to death in Newburgh (Newburgh, NY): A 21-year-old man was shot and killed, likely for revenge, Friday night, capping a 24-hour spate of gang violence that police said was among the bloodiest in Newburgh's history.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: March 14, 2010
Diary tells of teen's affair with gang leader (Kissimmee, FL): A diary detailing a teenager's affair with an Osceola County gang leader helps explain why Michael Rigby was accused of attempted murder and what preceded his recent escape from the county jail.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: March 14, 2010
San Jose trying different approach against gangs (San Jose, CA): San Jose officials are hoping the use of a rather unique approach to stemming gang violence will help reduce gang-related troubles in the city.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 14, 2010
Shooting after 'New Ellenton' gang confronts an 'Aiken' gang (Aiken, SC): An inner County feud is what witnesses say caused Friday nights' shooting in Crosland Park. Aiken Public Safety Investigators say a 'block' party turned into a fight when a crowd from another part of the neighborhood stopped by.
Source: WAGT NBC 26 Date: March 14, 2010
Gangs spreading outside city limits (Chattanooga, TN): Gangs are not just Chattanooga's problem because communities outside the city limits are seeing a rise in gang-related crimes, police say.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: March 14, 2010
Monterey County schools face critical need for after-school programs, report finds (Salinas, CA): Low-income schools in Monterey County—especially Salinas middle schools and high schools — are in dire need of after-school programs, a statewide organization of law enforcement and crime victims' leaders announced in a new report.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: March 14, 2010
Four injured in gang-related shooting (Midvale, UT): Four people were shot in a gunfight early Saturday at a Midvale apartment. Three men in their 30s were leaving a party about midnight at an apartment complex near 7900 S. Main St.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: March 13, 2010
Gang leader gets 24 years for racketeering (Baltimore, MD): A Baltimore Bloods gang leader with no criminal record was sentenced to 24 years in federal prison Friday after pleading guilty to a racketeering charge - days before two of his 33 federal co-defendants are to go on trial.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: March 13, 2010
West Sacramento gang injunction upheld in court (Sacramento, CA): The state's Third District Court of Appeal has upheld most of a preliminary gang injunction against the Broderick Boys in West Sacramento, pending a trial against several men accused of belonging to the gang, the Yolo County District Attorney's Office stated Friday.
Source: Daily Democrat Date: March 13, 2010
Denial worsens gang problem, LAPD veteran says (Tennessee): Tennessee has an emerging gang problem but good public awareness to go along with it, a 30-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department said at a symposium Friday.
Source: The Tennessean Date: March 13, 2010
MS-13 gang members charged in Atlanta (Atlanta, GA): Federal prosecutors yesterday charged 26 members of the violent street gang called Mara Salvatrucha (“MS-13”) with federal racketeering and related crimes in metropolitan Atlanta.
Source: Examiner Date: March 13, 2010
Graffiti-type vandalism increases in Vacaville (Vacaville, CA): Graffiti. It's a sore subject for many in Vacaville, whose residences and businesses have been plagued with the ink or paint scrawls often contributed by "artists" ranging from mischievous children to street gang members.
Source: The Reporter Date: March 13, 2010
Lawmen nab fugitive in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A fugitive considered to be a Nuestra Familia gang boss was apprehended by U.S. marshals in Salinas on Friday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: March 13, 2010
Killing called part of teen's gang initiation (Baltimore, MD): City police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in what court documents describe as a gang-initiation killing in Northwest Baltimore.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: March 12, 2010
Salinas gang member turned over to feds through Operation Ceasefire (Salinas, CA): Police say the arrest of a Salinas man by federal authorities reflects the tougher side of Operation Ceasefire and a signal to gang members to take the anti-gang program seriously.
Source: The Californian Date: March 12, 2010
Two arrested in gang related graffiti incidents (Monticello, NY): Monticello Police have made two arrests in the rash of gang related graffiti, which occurred during the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 10.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: March 12, 2010
Gang culture seeps into NH schools, police say (Manchester, NH): You'd probably notice if your child started following a certain sports team or movie star, but would you know if they were following a violent street gang?
Source: WMUR 9 News Date: March 12, 2010
Teen killed man in gang initiation (Baltimore, MD): Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the killing of a Baltimore man in December that officials believe was part of a gang initiation.
Source: WBAL 11 News Date: March 12, 2010
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