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Three arrested in latest South Monterey County gang sweep (Soledad, CA): South Monterey County’s latest gang sweep – the fifth suppression operation in three months – netted three arrests.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 1, 2010
As violent crime drops, gang ranks swell 25% (Washington, DC): Gang membership, a traditional trigger for violent crime, is rising even as murder and other violent crime have declined substantially in much of the USA.
Source: USA Today Date: October 31, 2010
Crime falls 40% in neighborhoods with Summer Night Lights program (Los Angeles, CA): Serious gang-related crime has tumbled 40% over the last three years in the troubled neighborhoods surrounding the sites of Summer Night Lights, Los Angeles' park program designed to curb violence, newly assembled police data show.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: October 31, 2010
Fugitives arrested, including known gang members (Trenton, NJ): Authorities with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office on Friday announced the arrests of several wanted fugitives, including known gang members and a sex offender.
Source: The Times Date: October 31, 2010
Murder trial a window into vicious Atlanta gang (Atlanta, GA): The long weekend of terror started brazenly: Nine Trey Blood members rolled up to a home, leapt onto the front porch and stabbed two men after one refused to let his girlfriend leave with the group.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: October 31, 2010
Police warning extended as four shot and wounded in Gastown (Vancouver, BC): An unprecedented warning by Vancouver police of a "high probability" of gang violence this past weekend has been given an open-ended extension after four people were shot and wounded Sunday morning on the sidewalks of Gastown.
Source: The Globe and Mail Date: October 31, 2010
Milwaukee police crack down on local gang activity (Milwaukee, WI): Milwaukee police say a monthslong effort to break up gang activity has resulted in almost 150 arrests and the seizure of 32 guns and a grenade launcher.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 30, 2010
Gang-related domestic violence on rise for women in Poconos (Monroe County, PA): The number of women linked to gangs in Monroe County is increasing, and so is the abuse they suffer as a result of their affiliation, said Jennifer Grube, executive director of Women's Resources of Monroe County.
Source: Pocono Record Date: October 30, 2010
Escape via injunction? Gang unit seeing unexpected benefits (Ogden, UT): Ogden police are being asked to use the Trece gang injunction in ways they never thought of, such as parents asking them to serve the injunction on their kids to keep them away from the gang. Or gang members using it to get out of Trece.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: October 30, 2010
Dover, Del., police say city has at least 16 gangs (Dover, DE): Dover police say at least 16 gangs are responsible for a majority of the violent crime in the city.
Source: WJZ 13 News Date: October 29, 2010
29 members of 'violent' Insane MOB gang jailed in sweep (Orange County, FL): Orange County investigators said Thursday they have jailed more than two dozen members of a gang called Insane MOB, a group they blame for killings, arson, drug-dealing, a failed murder-for-hire plot, gun sales and spraying a school bus with bullets.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: October 29, 2010
Gang member's house sprayed with gunfire (Manatee County, FL): Someone sprayed the home of a known gang member with gunfire late Wednesday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: October 29, 2010
Anti-gang programs used to combat youth recruitment by drug cartels (Phoenix, AZ): Terry Goddard and law enforcement officials join together to create anti-gang programs in Arizona communities near the border in an attempt to combat drug cartel recruitment.
Source: ABC15 News Date: October 29, 2010
Hayward police arrest suspected gang leader in Modesto (Modesto, CA): A pair of Central Valley raids targeting two men police think are leaders of a notorious Hayward street gang netted one suspect Tuesday while the other got away.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: October 29, 2010
Gang members pulled off streets (Palm Beach County, FL): They were wanted for violent crimes and authorities say they were wreaking havoc on the community. Now members of a nationally recognized gang are off the streets.
Source: WPTV 5 News Date: October 29, 2010
Graffiti on Southside leads to rumors of gang violence (Washington, DC): Thomasine Johnson, the Director of the Department of Public Safety, sent an email to University students refuting rumors that there will be a gang initiation on the south side of campus.
Source: CUA Tower News Date: October 29, 2010
Seven gangsters arrested in busy Vancouver park (Vancouver, BC): The Uniformed Gang Task Force interrupted a meeting of seven well-known gangsters and associates -- some of whom had loaded assault rifles -- in a busy Vancouver park Wednesday afternoon.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: October 29, 2010
Harlem parents declaring war on gangs in plan to combat youth violence (Harlem, NY): It started out with her 15-year-old daughter hanging out and not going to school. And then she began staying out all night.
Source: DNAinfo Date: October 28, 2010
Police launch South End gang, guns sweep (Boston, MA): A crackdown on a violent South End drug gang should serve as a warning to anyone who uses a gun for crime, Boston police Commissioner Edward Davis said, after a sweep picked up nine suspected gang members on drug charges.
Source: Boston Herald Date: October 28, 2010
Novato police arrest two teens in gang-related stabbing (Novato, CA): Two 15-year-old Novato boys were arrested Thursday in the gang-related stabbing of another teen, police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: October 28, 2010
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