Gang-Related News Articles
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Student told to remove rosary, considered a gang symbol (Seagoville, TX): A Dallas-area high school student says she's been forbidden from wearing her rosary to school because it's considered a gang symbol.
Source: FOX 4 News Date: September 16, 2008
Salinas teen killed in suspected gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head Tuesday morning and police suspect gang motivation, a Salinas police sergeant said.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: September 16, 2008
Funding dries up on effort to quiet gang violence (Boston, MA): It started out as a typical community meeting. In a stuffy, hot trailer on a recent Saturday, about two dozen Dorchester residents sat in a circle, shifted a little in their seats and set ground rules.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: September 15, 2008
School gang fight may have led to two weekend shootings (Fremont, CA): A near fight between rival gangs at Robertson High School last week may be to blame for a pair of weekend shootings in which two homes were struck by gunfire, police said.
Source: The Argus Date: September 15, 2008
Riverside County gang law attracts a following (Riverside County, CA): Law enforcement agents nationwide are taking a cue from something Riverside County and local police are saying helps alleviate crime in neighborhoods — gang injunctions.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: September 15, 2008
Hanging with gangs (Chattanooga, TN): Young people join gangs for protection or so they won’t get beat up on their way to school. They join for a sense of belonging or as an avenue to quick cash and drugs.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: September 14, 2008
Six arrested in gang-related fight in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): According to the Raleigh Police Department, several students were involved in a "gang-related" fight at Enloe High School in Raleigh on Thursday.
Source: The Raleigh Durham Date: September 14, 2008
Gangster Disciples don’t follow pattern of Bloods, Crips (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga police officers may see some gang members standing on street corners selling drugs, but rarely do they see Gangster Disciples operating that way.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: September 14, 2008
Macon shooting likely gang related, police say (Macon, GA): Macon police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday afternoon in the 2700 block of Village Green Lane.
Source: The Telegraph Date: September 13, 2008
Police see gang ties in six arrested for break-ins (Gloucester, MA): An investigation into a series of house break-ins in Riverdale on Wednesday has led to the arrest of one Gloucester woman and five men who police say may be connected to the national Latin Kings gang.
Source: Gloucester Daily Times Date: September 13, 2008
Victims mistaken for gang members (Tulsa, OK): A case of mistaken identity led to the drive-by shootings that claimed the life of one teenager and left three others hospitalized with serious injuries, police said Friday.
Source: Tulsa World Date: September 13, 2008
Gang figure sought in Irvington killings (Irvington, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member is being sought on charges he killed four family members who were found Monday in an Irvington home that was set ablaze.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: September 13, 2008
Teenager injured in Sonoma gang fight (Sonoma, CA): A teen-age boy was in critical condition after what may have been a gang-related fight in the Sonoma Valley early Saturday, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department said.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: September 13, 2008
17-year-old arrested in gang shooting near Modesto High School (Modesto, CA): Authorities on Friday arrested a 17-year-old boy suspected of being involved in a shooting Thursday in west Modesto near Modesto High School.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: September 13, 2008
Suspect arrested in gang-related fight (Monroe, LA): When a Monroe man wanted out of a local gang, his former crew beat him and drew a gun on him, according to a Monroe police report.
Source: The News-Star Date: September 13, 2008
Gangland fears of clown (Salt Lake City, UT): Two teens with their faces painted like clowns were arrested last weekend in a Salt Lake City suburb for allegedly trying to kidnap a 5-year-old boy - the second time in recent weeks that members of the Juggalos gang have crossed paths with police.
Source: New York Post Date: September 13, 2008
Two arrested in shooting death of boy, 13, in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Two Santa Ana gang members were arrested early Thursday in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy who was gunned down while crossing a street with friends near Santa Ana High School, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 12, 2008
Fugitive former gang leader nabbed in Texas (Indianapolis, IN): The fugitive former leader of a street gang that delivered cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana to northwest Indiana has been arrested in Houston, the FBI said.
Source: WTHR 13 News Date: September 12, 2008
Eight SF teens arrested in gang beatings (San Francisco, CA): A group of alleged gang members were arrested Wednesday in connection with a series of violent assaults over the past two months in the Richmond and Sunset districts, San Francisco police announced today.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: September 12, 2008
Sureño gangs on the move to Salinas (Salinas, CA): Members of Sureño street gangs are coming to the Salinas area in increasing numbers and are becoming better organized, the commander of the Monterey County Joint Gang Task Force said Wednesday
Source: The Californian Date: September 12, 2008
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