Gang-Related News Articles
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Going after gangs (Apple Valley, CA): The young man with a tatoo on his right forearm that read "R.I.P. Bucky" said he came to the High Desert to get away from the gangs in Los Angeles.
Source: The Sun Date: February 27, 2008
17-year-old charged for firing at house (Franklin County, CA): A Pasco teen allegedly opened fire on an Owen Avenue home injuring a teen girl last week after the occupants reportedly yelled at him for being in rival gang territory.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: February 27, 2008
Southwest Florida keeps eye on gang activity (Cape Coral, FL): A band teacher was gunned down on his Fort Myers doorstep in 1996. A 16-year-old father was killed at his cousin’s Bonita Springs home in 2000. Two teens were tortured, shot and burned during a Cape Coral birthday party in 2006.
Source: The News-Press Date: February 27, 2008
Murder charges filed in Glassell Park shootout (Los Angeles, CA): Two alleged gang members were charged Wednesday with two counts of murder for a shooting that killed a man in Glassell Park and a subsequent police shootout in which another alleged gang member was killed.
Source: KNBC 4 News Date: February 27, 2008
Arrest made in Tempe New Year's murder (Tempe, AZ): An 18-year-old was arrested Tuesday morning after an investigation linked him to a Tempe New Year's Eve homicide, police say.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: February 27, 2008
26 alleged gang members face indictment on racketeering charges (Baltimore, MD): Federal prosecutors in Maryland announced a racketeering indictment yesterday against more than two dozen alleged members of a subset of the Bloods gang, revealing a violent underworld that authorities say has grown in the state in recent years as gang recruitment in jails and prisons has soared.
Source: The Washington Post Date: February 26, 2008
Is gang violence now on the rise? (Seattle, WA): Fourteen-year-old DéChé Morrison killed in the Rainier Valley. Allen Joplin, 17, shot to death at a school party on Lower Queen Anne. A 15-year-old boy wounded Friday outside Northgate Mall.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: February 26, 2008
Shooting victim's cousin wounded (San Antonio, TX): Late Monday afternoon, the 400 block of Blaine stood as a grim reminder of the aftermath of teenage gang violence. As they did last week, when a 15-year-old boy was gunned down on the same block, tearful neighbors gathered again on the corner.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: February 26, 2008
County, US Atty.'s Office join forces to go after illegals with gang ties (Riverside County, CA): Riverside County law enforcement and the U.S. Attorney's Office will combine forces to catch and prosecute illegal immigrants with gang ties who are "slipping through the cracks" and returning to the country in violation of federal -- but not state -- law, it was announced Tuesday.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3 Date: February 26, 2008
Three suspected gang members charged in murder probe (Yuma, AZ): Three people arrested last week in connection with an ongoing police investigation into a murder at the Yuma Palms Regional Center face various gang-related charges.
Source: The Sun Date: February 26, 2008
Bill targets gang activity (Cheyenne, WY): The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office arrested more than a dozen suspected members of the notorious Surenos 13 gang on burglary and drug charges in January.
Source: Jackson Hole Star-Tribune Date: February 26, 2008
Gang members among nine arrested in drug bust (Sioux Falls, SD): Nine people are behind bars after the Sioux Falls Drug Task Force busted up a drug ring over the past several days. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say two of them were members of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: KELOLAND TV Date: February 26, 2008
Gangs of Vermont (Burlington, VT): Members of Killer Bronx Committee or KBC, a drug gang based in New York City, moved their drug operation to Winooski five years ago.
Source: WPTZ 5 News Date: February 26, 2008
Two teens admit role in drug sales in Camden (Camden, NJ): Two teen-agers, arrested in January during a sweep by narcotics investigators that rounded up members of a sect of the Bloods street gang, pleaded guilty today to participating in the sale of drugs at a South Camden street corner.
Source: Courier-Post Date: February 26, 2008
Suspected gang members arrested (Leesburg, VA): Leesburg Police Detectives, with the assistance of agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), arrested two illegal immigrants Feb. 15 and obtained charges on a third.
Source: WTOP News Date: February 26, 2008
'Wild Card' used against Vineland Boys gang (North Hollywood, CA): Police arrested 19 suspected members of the Vineland Boys gang Tuesday on narcotics and gun-possession charges after learning the notorious street gang was gathering weapons to commit violent crimes, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: February 26, 2008
Teen: Robbery attempt was gang-related (Port Huron, MI): Police still are investigating the links a 15-year-old accused of trying to rob a Port Huron business last week may have with a gang.
Source: The Times Herald Date: February 26, 2008
Gang expert: Bloods in village (Deerfield Township, NJ): The suggestion that there are Bloods gang members living in Countryside Village, on Route 77 in Seabrook, does not surprise Det. Arnaldo Santos.
Source: Bridgeton News Date: February 25, 2008
Anti-gang effort isn’t safe from county's budget ax (San Luis Obispo County, CA): The county Board of Supervisors has rejected a move by three key public safety departments — probation, the sheriff and the district attorney — to lessen budget cuts in order to beef up their anti-gang activities.
Source: The Tribune Date: February 25, 2008
Officials investigate reported gang induction at elementary school (Columbia, SC): Richland 1 school officials have confirmed that as many as six fifth-grade boys were somehow involved in an apparent gang induction at Caughman Road Elementary School.
Source: The State Date: February 25, 2008
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