Gang-Related News Articles
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Gangs moving beyond the city (Covington, TN): Ace, Fat, Hurdle Boy, Man Man and Playa Key. Street names of suspected low-ranking Vice Lord gang members in Covington.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: May 12, 2008
Five gang members arrested in separate incidents Sunday (Bakersfield, CA): Bakersfield Police Department officers arrested several gun-possessing gang members Sunday including two who drove away and crashed during a pursuit, police said.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian Date: May 12, 2008
Bill seeking to prohibit gang activity at schools advances (Nashville, TN): Legislation that seeks to prohibit gang activity at high schools in Tennessee is headed for a full Senate vote.
Source: WZTV FOX 17 Date: May 12, 2008
Parents tipped off about kids in gangs (Stanislaus County, CA): There are an estimated 7,000 gang members in Stanislaus County -- and they might be living in your house, two gang task force investigators said to an audience at a recent community forum at Modesto High School.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: May 11, 2008
Gang graffiti has tales to tell (Springfield, MA): Nicholas Cotto can read the writing on the wall. And what the walls are telling him right now is not good.
Source: The Republican Date: May 11, 2008
Gang raid nets guns, drugs and 11 arrests (Manatee County, FL): Sheriff's officials arrested 11 suspected gang members in a raid Thursday night, breaking up what they described as a loose-knit but active drug gang.
Source: Herald-Tribune Date: May 10, 2008
Youths nabbed in 'gang-related activity' (Accomac, VA) : Two juveniles have been arrested after an investigation and charged with several crimes, including "gang-related activity," in Accomack County, police said Thursday.
Source: The Daily Times Date: May 10, 2008
Gang selling drugs to Cal State San Marcos students (San Marcos, CA): Narcotics detectives say a street gang has set up shop in a luxury apartment building next to Cal State San Marcos to sell drugs to students.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: May 8, 2008
Gang-related gunfight leads to four arrests (Gwinnett County, GA): Four people face criminal charges after a gang feud erupted near Snellville between the "Cold Hearted Killers" and the "Original Paper Chasers," Gwinnett County police said this week.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: May 8, 2008
140 pack Nyack gang-violence forum (Nyack, NY): Residents crowded a community meeting last night to talk about recent gang-related violence in the village and to ask for more services to help steer youths away from violence.
Source: The Journal News Date: May 8, 2008
Two juveniles arrested for gang activity in Accomack County (Accomack County, VA): Police say an extensive investigation has led to the arrest of two juveniles in connection with several crimes including gang related activity in Accomack County.
Source: WBOC 16 News Date: May 8, 2008
Pittsfield residents are taking action on graffiti (Pittsfield, MA): Taking a no-tolerance line against "thug culture," a West Side leader says his Pittsfield community will be on the lookout for gang-related activity after a neighborhood park was targeted by graffiti writers.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle Date: May 7, 2008
Allentown seeks help to cut gang activity (Allentown, PA): Allentown officials are seeking members from churches and other organizations interested in starting gang intervention programs.
Source: The Morning Call Date: May 7, 2008
Two men found guilty in graffiti shooting (Modesto, CA): A fight that broke out over gang graffiti, then escalated into a war of words and ended in a shooting, will send two Modesto men to prison, probably for life.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: May 7, 2008
Prosecutor: Bird Rock Bandits showed 'pattern of gang activity' (San Diego, CA): Five men accused of fatally beating a professional surfer in La Jolla last year are members of a group that attacked and threatened people in the area over the past three years, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: May 7, 2008
Gangs' criminal networks extend into suburbs (Chicago, IL): Much of the deadly violence on Chicago's streets is tied to gangs. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports their criminal networks now extend beyond the city as the FBI focuses more of it resources on rounding them up.
Source: CBS 2 Chicago Date: May 7, 2008
Police recover weapons from home of teen accused of killing pizza deliverer (Portsmouth, VA): Police recovered five weapons, including a sawed-off shotgun and an assault rifle, from the Cavalier Manor home of a teenager charged last week with the murder of a pizza deliveryman.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: May 7, 2008
Officials argue in favor of gang ban (Sylmar, CA): Los Angeles prosecutors and police told hundreds of Sylmar and San Fernando residents Wednesday that an injunction limiting gang movements is needed to stamp out a violent San Fernando Valley gang, despite fears that the measure would criminalize their communities and cause home values to plummet.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: May 7, 2008
Three charged in weekend attack of street worker (Providence, RI): Three Massachusetts men with ties to the Original Bloods street gang were charged with felony assault yesterday in the vicious weekend attack on a street worker for the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: May 6, 2008
Leader's conviction seen as a blow to Black Mafia (Oxnard, CA): The murder conviction of John "Rocky" Lewis this month crushed the leadership of a violent and dangerous criminal street gang that began on the streets of Oxnard, prosecutors say.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: May 6, 2008
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