Gang-Related News Articles
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Police probe gang link in beating (Hampton, VA): Police are investigating a gang link to the brutal beating of a 16-year-old in Hampton last month.
Source: Daily Press Date: June 27, 2008
Two men hurt in gang-related shootings (San Jose, CA): Two separate gang-related shootings Wednesday night in San Jose left a pair of men hospitalized. While the incidents are not related, investigators believe that both involved gangs.
Source: The Mercury News Date: June 27, 2008
Paint among arsenal in fighting gang activity (Tampa, FL): It was the middle of the afternoon. Kids played basketball on Timberlane Park's concrete court. And in the parking lot barely a free throw away, a couple of gang members conducted business.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: June 27, 2008
Williamson County to extradite suspected Fort Lauderdale gang leader (Georgetown, TX): Williamson County Court Judge Don Higginbotham ruled Thursday that a man accused of being a gang leader in Florida would be extradited there to face a list of crimes in which he is charged.
Source: Austin American-Statesman Date: June 27, 2008
Pair with gang ties arrested (Pittsfield, MA): Two local men with putative ties to a notorious street gang are free on bail after being charged in connection with the knifepoint carjacking of two men in one of Pittsfield's rougher neighborhoods early Saturday morning.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle Date: June 27, 2008
Gang leader arrested in Round Rock for crimes in Florida (Round Rock, TX) : The U.S. Marshall's office arrested the leader of Sur 13, a violent gang, at a home in Round Rock on Chisholm Valley.
Source: FOX 7 News Date: June 26, 2008
Gang feud sparked killing in Central Islip, officials say (Central Islip, NY): A feud between gang members was at the heart of a Memorial Day shooting that left one man dead and, a month later, another in jail charged with his killing, authorities said.
Source: Newsday Date: June 26, 2008
Law will facilitate seizure of gang members' assets (Sacramento, CA): Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday signed a law making it easier for prosecutors to seize assets of gang members.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 26, 2008
Police arrest 28 in bid to break gang's grip on L.A. neighborhood (Los Angeles, CA): Heavily armed police and federal agents stormed into a Glassell Park neighborhood Wednesday morning to wrest control away from a street gang -- and loyalists with deep family ties to its members -- that has in effect turned the sequestered swath of run-down apartments into rogue territory.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 26, 2008
Richmond gang is eliminated, city police say (Richmond, VA): A Richmond gang that police said they have eradicated primarily dealt drugs in the city's Church Hill area, authorities said yesterday.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: June 26, 2008
LAPD, federal agents raid Avenues gang clique (Los Angeles, CA): A law enforcement task force made up of hundreds of local police and federal agents raided dozens of addresses here Wednesday and arrested 28 members of the Avenues gang in connection with a federal racketeering indictment.
Source: Los Angeles Wave Date: June 26, 2008
Gang violence in Seattle on the rise, report says (Seattle, WA): A report on gangs in Seattle bolsters what some in law enforcement and community groups already were saying -- gang violence is up, and more prevention programs are needed.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: June 26, 2008
Gangs expand online presence (South Dakota): Gang members in South Dakota are using social networking Web sites to recruit members and expand their drug trafficking here, according to a recent report by the U.S. Justice Department.
Source: Argus Leader Date: June 26, 2008
26 indicted as U.S. targets drug gang (Charlotte, NC): A federal grand jury has indicted 26 reputed members of the MS-13 gang on federal racketeering charges related to a cross-border drug-trafficking ring, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.
Source: The Washington Post Date: June 25, 2008
State pitches in for gang prevention (Fayetteville, NC) : Cumberland County is getting a much needed boost from the state for a gang prevention program.
Source: News 14 Carolina Date: June 25, 2008
Florida creates a gang strategy (Tallahassee, FL): There's no magic bullet to ridding Florida's streets of gangs, but state authorities now have a detailed strategy to do more than they are already doing.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: June 25, 2008
Drug sweep net drops on two gang members (Bakersfield, CA): Two suspected gang members are arrested Wednesday afternoon, after Kern County Sheriff Gang units made a sweep of their home.
Source: Bakersfield Now Date: June 25, 2008
L.A. street gang targeted in indictment (Los Angeles, CA): A law enforcement task force is cracking down on a northeastern Los Angeles gang accused of killings, home invasion robberies and drug dealing.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: June 25, 2008
L.A. gang targeted in major operation (Los Angeles, CA): Hundreds of local, state and federal officers staged a major operation Wednesday morning targeting a notorious Los Angeles gang.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: June 25, 2008
Group formed to investigate AZ gangs (Arizona): The Arizona Gang Investigators Association (AZGIA) was formed to work together and make life better for all Arizona residents.
Source: Nogales International Date: June 25, 2008
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