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89 arrested in Metro gang enforcement initiative (Nashville, TN): The Metro Police Department’s gang enforcement initiative, Operation Safer Streets, totaled 89 arrests on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 8-10.
Source: The Tennessean Date: October 12, 2010
Wausau stabbing was gang-related (Wausau, WI): A 19-year-old man is in custody in connection with a weekend, gang-related stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in Wausau, according to the Wausau Police Department.
Source: Wausau Daily Herald Date: October 12, 2010
Teen latest gang victim in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A 14-year-old boy became the latest casualty in Salinas' gang wars Monday. The boy, identified as Alonso Morales, was walking with another 14-year-old boy on Maryal Street near the Department of Motor Vehicles on East Laurel Drive when an unknown assailant shot both of them from behind multiple times, police said.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: October 12, 2010
YouTube, MySpace used to recruit gang members, seven arrested in Polk (Polk County, FL): YouTube and MySpace videos promoting a Polk County street gang resulted in the arrests Tuesday of four men on charges of illegal use of the internet to recruit gang members and other crimes, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: October 12, 2010
One high schooler killed, one hurt in Salinas shooting (Salinas, CA): Police believe that the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy near a Salinas high school was gang-related.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 12, 2010
First Seright brother sentenced (Buffalo, NY): One of the sons of a prominent Falls community activist has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the drug-dealing operations of a violent Cataract City street gang.
Source: Niagara Gazette Date: October 12, 2010
Help needed to fight gang problem (Madison, WI): Gang issues are front and center in Southern Wisconsin. Officers are reaching out for help to fight a problem they say they can't stop alone. Drugs, graffiti, guns and gangs, they go hand in hand and they're in our neighborhoods.
Source: WMTV NBC 15 News Date: October 12, 2010
Newtown's violent Second Line gang (Sarasota, FL): The four robbers wore masks as they approached Warren "Redd" Anderson. One of them carried an assault rifle, taking aim at Anderson from a vacant lot across the darkened street.
Source: The Herald-Tribune Date: October 11, 2010
Funds for gang prevention may be available for local Jr. highs (Porterville, CA): The Tulare County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to approve the Tulare County Youth Commission’s management of the Junior High Service Learning grant program Tuesday.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: October 11, 2010
Speaker urges united, proactive approach to thwart gangs (Fayette County, PA): Concerned members of law enforcement, human services, youth organizations and school districts gathered at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, to take the first steps in addressing the beginning of gangs in Fayette County.
Source: Daily Courier Date: October 10, 2010
New ways to cope with gangs (Salinas, CA): Salinas is in dire need of two components that youth-violence experts say are required to surmount its gang problems: better information on its youth and gang crimes, and resources to deal with prisoners returning to the community.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: October 10, 2010
Gang shooting injures woman in San Diego (San Diego, CA): A gang member who fired a shot at a party in City Heights today wounded a woman in the chest, police said.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network Date: October 10, 2010
Most gangs in Texas call Houston region home (Houston, TX): Violent gangs and drug traffickers in the Houston area are growing stronger and more international, spreading into the suburbs as they bulk up on newfound connections with Mexico's lucrative and brazen organized crime syndicates.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: October 10, 2010
South Nashville hit with new gang graffiti (Nashville, TN): Metro police are concerned about the spread of gang graffiti in a South Nashville neighborhood not previously associated with gang activity, suggesting a gang is attempting to stake out new territory.
Source: The Tennessean Date: October 9, 2010
Two Salinas gang members arrested in Oct. 1 homicide (Salinas, CA): Two Salinas gang members, including a 15-year-old boy, face homicide charges in the Oct. 1 fatal shooting of Seaside resident Jaime Esteban Guerrero.
Source: The Californian Date: October 9, 2010
A street gang with no street (Anaheim, CA): The gang is called Jeffrey Street, but there no longer is a street by that name. The neighborhood the gang claims, once known as Jeffrey-Lynne, is now called Hermosa Village.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 9, 2010
Arrests made in west Modesto gang shooting (Modesto, CA): Investigators on Friday arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of firing a gun during a large gang-related fight a week ago in west Modesto, where a man was struck by gunfire in the chest.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: October 9, 2010
Police arrest three in narcotics case, Beach Flats robbery probe (Santa Cruz, CA): While tracking down alleged gang members who robbed a man of $900 on a Beach Flats street in mid-afternoon, police Friday arrested three people on drug and gang charges, officers reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 9, 2010
Boy, 14, wounded in Fullerton gang shooting (Fullerton, CA): A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot at least three times in the chest in front of a Fullerton elementary school in an apparent gang-related shooting, authorities said.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: October 9, 2010
'Juggalo Killers' a new breed of gang (Ogden, UT): Since the alignment of certain Juggalo members with the Aryan Brothers Liberation, more violent crimes have occurred in the Ogden area, says Police Lt. Scott Conley.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: October 9, 2010
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