Gang-Related News Articles
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Jackson County not immune to gangs (Jackson, MI): They claim colors, sell drugs, destroy property and assault others. Though it is not common, they kill.
Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot Date: November 2, 2008
Gang ties suspected in shootings near Garfield High School (Seattle, WA): A 16-year-old boy shot to death near Garfield High School Friday night was the fifth teenager killed in Seattle this year, a trend that had already prompted Mayor Greg Nickels to propose a new $9 million initiative to prevent youth violence.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: November 2, 2008
Suspected Asian street gang leader arrested (Murrieta, CA): A man who state authorities describe as a “key member” of a violent San Diego Asian street gang has been arrested in the Murrieta area, it was reported Sunday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: November 2, 2008
Elgin police say Halloween shootings were gang related (Elgin, IL): A Halloween night shooting in Elgin that killed one teen and injured another was gang related, police said Sunday.
Source: Daily Herald Date: November 2, 2008
Organized-crime act targets drug gangs (Baltimore, MD): Looking tired and resigned, Shaneka Penix stood before U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles in his Baltimore courtroom yesterday morning and quietly asked for mercy. "I believe I deserve a second chance," she said.
Source: The Sun Date: November 1, 2008
23 arrests made in gang crackdown following shootings (Tulare County, CA): Four days of gang sweeps in Cutler, Orosi and Dinuba have led to 23 arrests this week, most on suspicion of parole violation, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department reported Friday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: November 1, 2008
Four arrested in gang-related shooting in Cathedral City (Cathedral City, CA): Police have arrested multiple suspects following a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting overnight in Cathedral City.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: November 1, 2008
Police smash lucrative meth operation (Allentown, PA): An Allentown man and two men from Georgia were arrested Thursday on charges they ran a multimillion dollar methamphetamine ring that sold pounds of speed in Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties, the state attorney general's office said.
Source: The Morning Call Date: November 1, 2008
USC sprinter shot at Halloween party (Los Angeles, CA): A USC sprinter, and former Long Beach Poly High star, was shot three times in the legs at a Halloween party and is hospitalized today.
Source: KTLA-TV Date: November 1, 2008
Two arrested on gang, shooting and pursuit charges (Bakersfield, CA): Two men were arrested on gang and shooting charges following a pursuit early Friday morning, Bakersfield police reported.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian Date: October 31, 2008
Pittsburgh-area sweep brings 76 drug, gang arrests (Pittsburgh, PA): Federal investigators have rounded up 76 people after a 32-month-long investigation into drug trafficking, violent crime and gang activity in a small, economically battered Pittsburgh-area town.
Source: Lebanon Daily News Date: October 31, 2008
Baby injured by shotgun blast Thursday (Pueblo, CO): A single shotgun blast of pellets critically injured a 6-month-old baby and wounded three other people in the worst of three possibly gang-related shootings early Thursday on the East Side, according to Pueblo police.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain Date: October 31, 2008
Bergen probe nets reputed gang members on drug, gun charges (Bergen, NJ): Five reputed members of the Crips street gang suspected of peddling drugs and selling guns were arrested after an undercover investigation in Bergen County, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: October 31, 2008
Leaders of Southeast Asian street gangs arrested (San Diego, CA): Three key leaders of two violent Southeast Asian street gangs were arrested Thursday in a series of raids in San Diego and Riverside County, the state Attorney General's Office announced Friday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: October 31, 2008
Two Putnamville inmates charged with gang activity (Putnamville, IN): Two inmates at Putnamville Correctional Facility were charged Friday with Class D felony criminal gang activity and battery resulting in bodily injury.
Source: The Brazil Times Date: October 31, 2008
St. Paul library stabbing: Mistaken identity (St. Paul, MN): A dispute that ended in a woman being stabbed outside a St. Paul library Wednesday allegedly began with her three assailants asking which gang she belonged to, according to first-degree assault charges filed against the men Friday
Source: Star Tribune Date: October 31, 2008
Man, two boys arrested in robbery conspiracy (Salinas, CA): Gonzales police said they arrested a 33-year-old man and two 17-year-old boys on suspicion of a home invasion robbery around midnight Saturday on the 800 block of Alta Street.
Source: The Californian Date: October 30, 2008
Gang revenge feared in killings (Tulare County, CA): The fear of gang retaliation for four killings in Orosi and Cutler last weekend is gripping the communities, and police in nearby Dinuba are taking steps to prevent the violence from spilling over.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 30, 2008
Prosecutor offers warning on street gangs (Vineland, NJ): The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office and U.S. State’s Attorney’s Office are co-sponsoring the fourth annual Gang Awareness Conference on Nov. 19 at Cumberland County College.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: October 29, 2008
Moment of rage led to Lake Ballinger killing, police say (Mountlake Terrace, WA) : Britney Galindez may have been choked, stabbed, held under water and left for dead all because she got sick in a car.
Source: The Daily Herald Date: October 29, 2008
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