Gang-Related News Articles
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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
Injunction issued to stem San Fernando Valley gang activities (Los Angeles, CA): A judge issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday aimed at restricting the activities of one of the San Fernando Valley's most notorious gangs.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 25, 2008
Fayette Gangs? ‘It’s a bunch of junk...’ (Fayette County, GA): Fayette County Sheriff Randall Johnson is hopping mad and wants to set the record straight. "Yes we have crime in this county, but we are not covered up in crime and we don’t have organized gangs operating in this county," said Johnson, who is retiring at the end of this term.
Source: Fayette Daily News Date: June 25, 2008
AG announces game plan to slow down gang activity (Tallahassee, FL): Florida is broadening its law enforcement efforts to slow down the increasing number of gangs roaming Florida streets and neighborhoods, Attorney General Bill McCollum said Tuesday.
Source: WFOR CBS 4 Date: June 24, 2008
Gang injunction issued in northeast LA County (Los Angeles, CA): A judge today issued a preliminary injunction to restrict the criminal activity of a gang that operates in northeast Los Angeles County and uses the Sylmar Recreation Center as a de facto headquarters.
Source: FOX 11 News Date: June 24, 2008
Shooting victim publicly defied gang (Omaha, NE): Prosecutors say a fatal shooting last week near 128th and Q Streets was the result of an ongoing dispute between the victim and gang members.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: June 24, 2008
100 held as gang members statewide (New Jersey): Federal agents and local police arrested nearly 100 alleged gang members and associates around New Jersey last week, immigration officials announced Monday.
Source: The Record Date: June 24, 2008
String of violence in Desert Hot Springs called gang-related (Desert Hot Springs, CA): A shootout, stabbing and drive-by shooting in Desert Hot Springs over the weekend injured at least five people.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: June 24, 2008
City police detective explains what’s happening with gang activity in city (Pittsburgh, PA): A presentation on gang awareness highlighted the June 18 meeting of the Upper Knoxville Block Watch which drew 51 attendees.
Source: South Pittsburgh Reporter Date: June 24, 2008
Waukegan teen's bail set at $3.5 million in fatal shooting (Waukegan, IL): A judge Monday set a Waukegan teen's bail at $3.5 million in the shooting of two other teens, one fatally.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 23, 2008
Motorist shot in shoulder in apparent gang incident (San Diego, CA): A man was shot in southeastern San Diego early yesterday in what appears to be a gang-related incident, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: June 23, 2008
More than 40 indicted after probe of gangs, drugs in Somerset County (Somerset County, NJ): A grand jury has handed up more than 40 indictments in connection with "Operation Blood Money," a six-month investigation of gang-related drug activity in Somerville that ended in May.
Source: Home News Tribune Date: June 23, 2008
Waukegan shootings gang-related, officials say (Waukegan, IL): Officials said a dispute between rival gangs led to a Friday night shooting in Waukegan that left one teen dead and a second wounded.
Source: Daily Herald Date: June 23, 2008
Riverside yet to make first arrest on 5-month-old gang injunction (Riverside, CA): Riverside Police Chief Russ Leach stood side by side with Riverside County District Attorney Rod Pacheco in the heart of gang turf in Riverside last year as the DA promised that his injunction against the East Side Riva gang would curb violence in the city's Eastside neighborhood.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: June 23, 2008
B.C. tackles youth violence in new ways (Battle Creek, MI): Battle Creek Police Officer Joel Case sat behind the steering wheel of the black Durango talking on a cell phone as windshield wipers cleared drops of water from an afternoon shower.
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer Date: June 22, 2008
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