Gang-Related News Articles
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At least 11 slain in L.A. County during the weekend (Los Angeles County, CA): At least 11 people were slain in Los Angeles County over the weekend, and authorities suspect several of the killings were gang related. Nine took place in the city of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 9, 2008
Lynn shooting leaves one dead (Lynn, MA): Violence crisscrossed this city during the weekend in a spasm of gunplay and a stabbing that spanned nine hours, punctuated by a fatal shooting outside City Hall.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: June 9, 2008
149 arrested in S.E. Texas crackdown on gangs (Houston, TX): A multiagency crackdown on Southeast Texas street gangs and other criminal activity led to the arrest of nearly 150 people last week, including 67 suspected gang members or associates, authorities said Sunday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: June 9, 2008
Fighting youth violence together (Arlington, TX): City and school officials are expected to form a task force that would team local organizations and nonprofits to fight youth violence.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: June 9, 2008
HPD links Mexico cartel to Houston (Houston, TX): The enforcement efforts that recently crippled the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico have a connection to the recent Houston indictment of two dozen alleged members and associates of a Texas-born Hispanic gang.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: June 9, 2008
New program based on 'neighbor to neighbor' approach (Watsonville, CA): Getting the community more involved in stemming gangs and violence is behind a new program launched Saturday by the Watsonville Police Department and Neighborhood Services Division.
Source: The Mercury News Date: June 9, 2008
Police arrest 11 suspected gang members (Gilroy, CA): Police arrested 11 suspected gang members Saturday night for allegedly robbing a man at knifepoint, police said.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch Date: June 9, 2008
Police identify suspects in deadly Concord fight (Concord, CA): Police identified three men arrested after a Sunday fight that led to the shooting death of a Concord man and the stabbing of another.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: June 9, 2008
Gang members toe line in jail (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police Lt. Rich Forbus has seen a lot of gang members come and go during his 12 years at the Clark County Detention Center.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Date: June 9, 2008
Graffiti draws gang rivalries (Augusta, GA): The brick wall along Walton Way has become a message board for thugs, a slate for dueling vandals to argue over which gang runs the neighborhood, the Bloods or the Folk.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle Date: June 9, 2008
Gangs blamed for spike in Camden murders (Camden, NJ): An escalating drug-trade turf war in Camden could make 2008 one of the deadliest years in the city's recorded history.
Source: The Inquirer Date: June 8, 2008
Slayings of Latinos increasing in Prince George's (Prince George's County, MD): In Prince George's County, where young black males have overwhelmingly dominated homicide statistics for decades, young Latino males in recent months were nearly as likely to be killed.
Source: The Washington Post Date: June 8, 2008
Specialized NYPD unit tracks graffiti writers (New York, NY): Graffiti artists come to New York City from all over the world to make their mark on subway cars, buildings and billboards. They spend hours surveying and then spray-painting hard-to-reach spaces with remarkable precision.
Source: The Associated Press Date: June 8, 2008
Gang member shot in apartment, police say (Concord, CA): Police are investigating the shooting death of one alleged gang member and the stabbing of another early Sunday morning in a Concord apartment.
Source: The Mercury News Date: June 8, 2008
Gang issue demands two-pronged approach (Raleigh, NC): A delegation of North Carolina mayors justifiably was miffed last year when it took its concerns about the rising tide of gang violence to Raleigh and couldn't get one minute with Gov. Mike Easley.
Source: News & Record Date: June 8, 2008
Pomona program gives teens alternative to gangs (Pomona, CA): For three years, they have been quietly steering teens away from gangs and offering a helping hand to kids abusing drugs or considering suicide.
Source: The Sun Date: June 7, 2008
Violent street gang members arrested following 16-month investigation (Dutchess County, NY): A special crime task force in Dutchess County has been investigating a street gang calling itself the Rollin 20z Crips, and Friday, police said they have arrested five members and are continuing their investigation.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: June 7, 2008
Three from Reading on state police wanted most list (Reading, PA): Three of the 10 most wanted fugitives sought by the Pennsylvania State Police are from Reading, officials said Thursday.
Source: Reading Eagle Date: June 6, 2008
DVD helps local police spread anti-gang message (Tallahassee, FL): Concerned about 19 gang-related incidents this year, the Tallahassee Police Department has added a new DVD to its gang-prevention initiative.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat Date: June 6, 2008
Weeklong ICE surge nets 32 gang arrests in S. Texas (San Antonio, TX): More than 30 gang members and their associates were arrested this week in an operation that stretched from Austin to Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Friday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: June 6, 2008
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