Gang-Related News Articles
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Drugs fueling gang activity in Austin (Chicago, IL): 15th District Cmdr. Walter Green remembers a time when locking up the city's top gang leaders was key to dismantling operations in their criminal organizations. Not so anymore.
Source: Austin Weekly News Date: September 17, 2008
L.A. gang coming to Buffalo? (Buffalo, NY): A 17-year-old is recovering from a morning shooting right outside a Buffalo community center.
Source: WIVB News 4 Date: September 17, 2008
Teens stabbed outside high school in Anaheim (Anaheim, CA): Two teenagers were stabbed near Loara High School on Wednesday afternoon, one in the back and one in a leg. Authorities are searching for their attacker.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 17, 2008
Eight alleged Bloods members are indicted (Washington, DC): Six men and two women, suspected of being members of a District-based sect of the West Coast Bloods gang, have been indicted on charges of kidnapping, assault and forcing a teenage member to have sex with four men, local and federal authorities said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post Date: September 16, 2008
Three charged in Hempstead gang assault (Hempstead, NY): Police yesterday identified the victim of a fatal stabbing at a Hempstead restaurant as Eber Armando Marin Morales of Hempstead and said his killer is still on the loose.
Source: Newsday Date: September 16, 2008
Fremont school gang tussle may have led to two weekend shootings (Fremont, CA): A near fight between rival gangs at Robertson High School last week may be to blame for a pair of weekend shootings in which two homes were struck by gunfire, police said.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 16, 2008
Gang charges filed against three students (Hampton, VA): Gang charges have been brought against three students at a Hampton middle school who were charged with assault and battery in an attack on a 14-year-old at the school earlier this month.
Source: Daily Press Date: September 16, 2008
Two suspects held without bail in shooting of 13-year-old boy (Santa Ana, CA): Two purported gang members accused of killing a 13-year-old boy are being held without bail.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 16, 2008
Four held in big Porterville gang fight (Porterville, CA): Porterville police said they interrupted a large fight between rival street gangs last night in the 1200 block of West Westfield.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: September 16, 2008
Suspected gang shooting leaves one man injured on Tucson's South Side (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police are investigating the shooting of a man in what appears to have stemmed from an altercation between rival gang members on the South Side.
Source: Arizona Daily Star Date: September 16, 2008
Gang members charged in drive-by shooting (Gainesville, GA): Gainesville police say two members of a violent street gang are in jail for a drive-by shooting.
Source: WRCB 3 News Date: September 16, 2008
Sheriff, chief support L.A. anti-gang initiative (Los Angeles, CA): Calling gang slayings an epidemic, the top Los Angeles law enforcement officers came out Tuesday in support of a parcel tax on the Nov. 4 ballot to raise $30 million a year to pay for programs to keep kids out of gangs.
Source: Daily News Date: September 16, 2008
Student told to remove rosary, considered a gang symbol (Seagoville, TX): A Dallas-area high school student says she's been forbidden from wearing her rosary to school because it's considered a gang symbol.
Source: FOX 4 News Date: September 16, 2008
Salinas teen killed in suspected gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head Tuesday morning and police suspect gang motivation, a Salinas police sergeant said.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: September 16, 2008
Funding dries up on effort to quiet gang violence (Boston, MA): It started out as a typical community meeting. In a stuffy, hot trailer on a recent Saturday, about two dozen Dorchester residents sat in a circle, shifted a little in their seats and set ground rules.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: September 15, 2008
School gang fight may have led to two weekend shootings (Fremont, CA): A near fight between rival gangs at Robertson High School last week may be to blame for a pair of weekend shootings in which two homes were struck by gunfire, police said.
Source: The Argus Date: September 15, 2008
Riverside County gang law attracts a following (Riverside County, CA): Law enforcement agents nationwide are taking a cue from something Riverside County and local police are saying helps alleviate crime in neighborhoods — gang injunctions.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: September 15, 2008
Hanging with gangs (Chattanooga, TN): Young people join gangs for protection or so they won’t get beat up on their way to school. They join for a sense of belonging or as an avenue to quick cash and drugs.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: September 14, 2008
Six arrested in gang-related fight in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): According to the Raleigh Police Department, several students were involved in a "gang-related" fight at Enloe High School in Raleigh on Thursday.
Source: The Raleigh Durham Date: September 14, 2008
Gangster Disciples don’t follow pattern of Bloods, Crips (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga police officers may see some gang members standing on street corners selling drugs, but rarely do they see Gangster Disciples operating that way.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: September 14, 2008
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