Gang-Related News Articles
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Three alleged Terra Bella gang members arrested in Porterville (Porterville, CA): Four men and one juvenile were arrested at 12:20 a.m. on Sunday after officers reportedly discovered live ammunition, a loaded handgun and several spent casings in their vehicle.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: October 12, 2009
Yakima police look at ties between two gang slayings (Yakima, WA): Investigators say they are considering whether Yakima's two most recent gang-related homicides are related.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: October 12, 2009
Crime sweep nets 51 arrests (Glendale, UT): Salt Lake City police gathered gang information, made several prostitution busts, and netted 23 felony arrests in a broad, three-day public safety push in Glendale.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: October 12, 2009
Arrest made in Youth Services Center shooting (Seattle, WA): Police have arrested a Seattle man suspected in an August shooting in the parking lot of the King County Youth Service Center.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: October 12, 2009
Yakima gang shooting kills one, hurts teen (Yakima, WA): A 20-year-old Yakima man was killed and a 16-year-old Utah boy injured in a gang shooting early Saturday, police said.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: October 11, 2009
Two hurt in service station shooting (Trenton, NJ): A Bloods gang member was one of two men wounded in a shooting early yesterday at a city gas station, police said.
Source: The Times Date: October 10, 2009
Second gang bust in Queens carwash slay (Cambria Heights, NY): A second teen gang member has been busted in last week's carwash shootout that killed a 13-year-old bystander, authorities said yesterday.
Source: New York Post Date: October 10, 2009
Police arrest suspected gang member in San Mateo who allegedly shot man in the head (San Mateo, CA): Police arrested Thursday night a suspected Norteno gang member who shot another man in the head during a fight in South San Francisco this spring, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: October 9, 2009
San Bernardino man accused of storing rounds for gang (San Bernardino, CA): A San Bernardino man appeared today in Superior Court on charges that he stored ammunition for a Westside street gang that authorities say was planning to kill a "dropout" member.
Source: The Sun Date: October 9, 2009
13-year-old El Monte boy brings guns to school after racial harassment by street gang (El Monte, CA): A 13-year-old black child who was being harassed by Latino gang members was arrested after he brought loaded guns to school to defend himself, police said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: October 9, 2009
Jail for suspects caught in gang sweep (Merced, CA): Eleven out of 15 people arrested as part of a Merced Multi-Agency Gang Task Force investigation targeting the Merced Gangster Crips street gang have pleaded no contest to a long list of crimes.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: October 8, 2009
11 Ballou students arrested in gang feud (Washington, DC): Nearly a dozen youths were arrested Wednesday morning at Ballou High School in Anacostia after an ongoing feud between street gangs spilled into the building.
Source: The Washington Times Date: October 8, 2009
Campion releases new plan for gang crime, police misconduct (St. Paul, MN): Minnesota Public Safety Commissioner Michael Campion laid out his plans at the Capitol on Wednesday for new and potentially improved efforts to fight gang crime.
Source: Minnesota Public Radio Date: October 8, 2009
13 suspected gang members arrested in Springfield drug sweep (Springfield, MA): More than a dozen members of the city’s most troubling street gangs were arrested Thursday, according to court records unsealed in U.S. District Court.
Source: The Republican Date: October 8, 2009
Court documents detail fatal gang stabbing in Milpitas (Milpitas, CA): Red clothing and a glare led to the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old by a rival gang member who had never met him outside the Jack in the Box restaurant in Milpitas on Sept. 23, a Superior Court of California felony complaint states.
Source: The Mercury News Date: October 8, 2009
Gangs turn Chicago streets into a battlefield (Chicago, IL): At 5 a.m at a secret location in Chicago, heavily armed U.S. Marshals and local police locked in on a target. "He is a gang member," said U.S. Marshal Ed Farrell. "Pretty much everything they do is through fear and violence. That's how they control neighborhoods, that's how they control their criminal activity."
Source: ABC News Date: October 8, 2009
Gilroy man beaten, stabbed by teens in likely gang-related attack (Gilroy, CA): Investigators are trying to identify as many as eight teenagers involved in a stabbing in Gilroy Tuesday night that was likely gang-related, Gilroy police said.
Source: The Mercury News Date: October 7, 2009
Gang threat in schools overstated, group says (Greensboro, NC): The issue of gangs in schools may be less of a threat than some people believe, according to one group’s findings. The School Safety Committee, formed and led by Guilford County Board of Education member Deena Hayes, has spent the past two years collecting information about gangs and safety issues in schools.
Source: News & Record Date: October 7, 2009
Man injured in gang-related shooting (Planada, CA): Sheriff's investigators say a 21-year-old man was injured in a gang-related shooting late Monday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: October 7, 2009
Boston police battle crime on several fronts (Boston, MA): Authorities in Boston today announced the indictments of more than a dozen people with alleged ties to a drug distribution ring. This follows a year-long probe targeting a street gang known as the Magnolia Steelers.
Source: NECN News Date: October 7, 2009
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