Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang member makes death threats to cops (Mesa, AZ): A gang member was arrested Saturday night after making death threats to officers who arrested him in connection with a street fight.
Source: East Valley Tribune Date: September 29, 2008
Police team's goal to prevent gangs (Charleston, SC): North Charleston's Gang Intervention Team went to Los Angeles in 2006 to witness for themselves the street-level gang violence that frequently is depicted in fiction on the big screen.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: September 29, 2008
Jailed Ore. gang members returning to streets (Marion County, OR): More gang members rare being released from prison and authorities say it is getting harder to keep them in line. State parole and probation officers now monitor 152 gang-related offenders, up from 139 at this time last year, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Date: September 28, 2008
Gang awareness is brought home (Sterling, VA): Factions of MS-13, the 18th Street Gang, the Bloods and the Crips are in Loudoun County, officials from the Sheriff's Office said at a community meeting in Sterling.
Source: The Washington Post Date: September 28, 2008
Battling gangs: Police expand unit as problem worsens (San Juan County, NM): Gang-related activity has increased in San Juan County as authorities take steps to fight it by beefing up gang units and increasing patrols, top law enforcement officials say.
Source: The Daily Times Date: September 28, 2008
Gangs recruit 12-year-olds (Englewood, NJ): Violent street gangs, eager to expand their ranks, are recruiting children as young as 12, experts warned Saturday during a forum at Galilee United Methodist Church.
Source: The Record Date: September 28, 2008
S.F. shooting victim linked to Norteño gang (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco man shot to death in Potrero Hill this week was believed to be a major figure in the Norteño street gang, authorities say, and was awaiting trial on local drug charges as well as federal weapons counts when he was killed.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: September 26, 2008
Prosecutor responds in feud with city (Union County, NJ): The Union County prosecutor returned fire this week in a public feud with the mayor of Elizabeth over the city's gang problem, releasing details on the number of gang members in jail versus the number on the streets.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: September 26, 2008
Authorities hope law will help stop gangs (Wayne County, NC): Local police who deal with gangs are looking at a new law with cautious optimism -- hoping, they say, that stiffer penalties after Dec. 1 might hamper gangs that try to recruit children for criminal activity.
Source: Goldsboro News-Argus Date: September 26, 2008
40 charged as Latin Kings in drug-trafficking case, officials say (Chicago, IL): More than three dozen people with ties to the powerful Latin Kings street gang were charged Wednesday in a drug conspiracy case for alleged narcotics trafficking in the Little Village neighborhood on Chicago's Southwest Side, authorities said.
Source: WGN TV News Date: September 25, 2008
Fresno police arrest seven in drug, gang activity (Fresno, CA): Police arrested seven Fresno residents Wednesday, culminating a weeklong investigation after complaints from residents in a southwest neighborhood of drug and gang activity, Fresno police officials reported this morning.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: September 25, 2008
Reported gang fight leaves three teens wounded (Chicago, IL): Three male teenagers were stabbed Wednesday night during a gang fight in the Southwest Side’s Marquette Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: September 25, 2008
Attack on Woodland boy is likely gang-related (Woodland, CA): A brutal attack on a 13-year-old boy may be linked to a shooting earlier this month, both incidents the result of simmering tensions between street gangs in Woodland, police said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: September 25, 2008
Gang-related assault leads to two arrests (Gilroy, CA): Two teenage boys were arrested Tuesday afternoon, accused of taking part in a gang-related beating of a victim in Gilroy.
Source: The Californian Date: September 25, 2008
Dinuba plans gang summit (Dinuba, CA): Officials and residents of the north Tulare County city of Dinuba would rather not wait until gang activity gets out of hand before implementing their own version of Step Up, an anti-gang program already making inroads in other area cities and towns, including Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: September 25, 2008
One gang member left to stand alone in 'Zoo' (Colton, CA): All but one member of the Colton City Crips are now banished from "The Zoo." Authorities said Lawrence White...or "40 Glocc," as he's known in the rap world...may have delayed the inevitable.
Source: The Sun Date: September 25, 2008
11 caught, 1 sought in anti-gang sweep in NJ (Trenton, NJ): Several people linked to a violent Paterson-based street gang -- reportedly led by a state prison inmate -- are now facing numerous charges.
Source: Daily Record Date: September 25, 2008
Deputies police gang member parolees (Salem ,OR): The number of convicted gang members released from jail has increased over the years. That's keeping deputies busy, as they work to make sure gang members follow the rules when they're released from jail or prison.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News Date: September 25, 2008
Sheriff's worker charged with leaking info to gang (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange County 911 operator has been charged with using her position to provide confidential information to a white supremacist gang of which she was a member.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 25, 2008
Mother asks for more prevention at school after gang fight (Las Cruces, NM): A Las Cruces woman found graphic video of a fight at school on her son's cell phone, and he claims gang fights happen all the time.
Source: KFOX News Date: September 25, 2008
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