Gang-Related News Articles
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Suspected gang arraigned (East Hartford, CT): A suspected gang member accused of trying to strangle a town woman who spurned his advances was held on $250,000 after his arraignment today on several charges.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: January 10, 2008
Attack stirs fears of gang revival (Norcross, GA): Federal authorities thought they had crippled the powerful and violent Brownside Locos gang when they indicted dozens of its ringleaders in 2002.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: January 9, 2008
Schools look to quell gang concerns (Kershaw County, SC): A December gang-related, student death has prompted Kershaw County schools officials to bring a renewed focus to youth violence in the community.
Source: The State Date: January 9, 2008
Newburgh gang responsible for Monticello beating, cops say (Monticello, NY): A brutal beating Monday at a nightclub on East Broadway in Monticello might signify that a Newburgh street gang is expanding its territory and venturing into Sullivan County, police said.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: January 9, 2008
MPD getting tough on gangs, enforcing curfew (Monroe, GA): Law enforcement officers will be cracking down on juvenile criminal activity and the perceived gang element in the city with a more stringent enforcement of curfew laws aimed at getting juveniles off the street — and this effort may also result in jail time or fines for parents of offenders.
Source: The Walton Tribune Date: January 9, 2008
City of Asheville Police Department ties shooting to gangs, drugs (Asheville, NC): A shooting that sent bullets flying into a bedroom occupied by three teenagers likely has ties to gangs or drugs, Asheville police said Tuesday.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times Date: January 9, 2008
Nine indicted by federal panel linked to California gang (Lafayette, LA): A federal grand jury has indicted nine men allegedly connected to the Los Angeles-based Cuatro Flats gang, which prosecutors say has been smuggling methamphetamine, guns and stolen cars into southern Louisiana.
Source: KATC 3 News Date: January 8, 2008
Bills to take aim at state gangs (Washington): State lawmakers who have spent the better part of a year studying gangs in Washington are preparing a package of bills for this legislative session, hoping their colleagues will adopt several recommendations they have developed to fight the growth of criminal gangs.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: January 8, 2008
Gang feuds bring more police (Providence, RI): The Providence police have beefed up patrols in the city’s West End to combat escalating gun violence between feuding members of two well-known street gangs: the Hanover Boyz and Oriental Rascals.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: January 8, 2008
Cops say St. George stabbing of 12-year-old was gang related (St. George, UT): A 12-year-old boy was kicked, beaten with a bat and stabbed at a St. George park Saturday night by about half a dozen teenagers.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: January 7, 2008
Gang graffiti appearing at Yonkers library (Yonkers, NY): The appearance of gang graffiti at the public library has officials contemplating their surveillance options.
Source: The Journal News Date: January 6, 2008
Capistrano gang injunction nets one arrest (San Juan Capistrano, CA): The Orange County Sheriff¹s Department gang-enforcement unit has made one arrest of a known gang member in San Juan Capistrano in the past six weeks for violating a preliminary injunction barring gang-related activities.
Source: The Capistrano Dispatch Date: January 4, 2008
A high school party turns deadly (Seattle, WA): The group of teenage girls, who organized a Thursday night party meant to unite friends, sent an invitation telling guests to "Leave your beef in your hood."
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: January 4, 2008
White Plains to get program that uses art to combat youth violence (White Plains, NY): The mythical gang war between the Jets and the Sharks will soon be used in White Plains as a jumping off point for discussions among young people about real life issues including violence, immigration and the relationship between teens and police.
Source: The Journal News Date: January 3, 2008
Shooting leads to arrest by Monroe PD (Monroe, GA): Police have one suspect in custody and are searching for a second in a suspected gang-related shooting on Dec. 30.
Source: The Walton Tribune Date: January 3, 2008
Increased violence puts gang presence on radar (Medford, OR): A street fight in Medford and a clash at a party in White City on New Year's Day has police concerned about escalating gang violence in the Rogue Valley.
Source: Mail Tribune Date: January 3, 2008
Lawmakers advance gun and gang bills (Trenton, NJ): Several measures to crack down on gun crimes and gang activity advanced in the Legislature on Thursday. One bill regulates the sale of handgun ammunition.
Source: Newsday Date: January 3, 2008
New law can order parents of young gang members to attend parenting classes (Santa Barbara, CA): Lawmakers hope a new bill being enacted this year will reduce California's gang violence.
Source: KSBY News Date: January 1, 2008
Authorities hope recent gang convictions send message (Chesapeake, VA): Dressed in an apron, Cynthia Clarke took orders at the Silver Diner off Battlefield Boulevard in Chesapeake.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: December 31, 2007
Gang order targets nine (Yolo County, CA): Yolo County authorities have obtained a new anti-gang injunction against nine alleged members of the West Sacramento gang the Broderick Boys, even as a legal battle continues over a proposed injunction against the entire street gang.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: December 31, 2007
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