Gang-Related News Articles
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Hispanic violence can only grow (Memphis, TN): His analysis is ominous. "Mark my words," says one local law enforcement investigator. "We're behind schedule. The Hispanic gangs are spreading.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: March 23, 2008
Three wounded as rival gangs begin shooting in Fort Pierce crowd (Fort Pierce, FL): Gunfire rang out in a crowd of more than 100 gathered early Friday outside a takeout restaurant, wounding three bystanders in what police say was crossfire between rival gangs.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: March 22, 2008
Man killed in South LA gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 23-year-old man was killed during a gang-related shooting attack in South Los Angeles, a police spokesperson on Saturday.
Source: CBS Los Angeles Date: March 22, 2008
Palm Bay drug sweep nabs 21 (Palm Bay, FL): Palm Bay police arrested 21 people as part of a three-week operation to flush drugs, illegal firearms and gang activity out of the city.
Source: Florida Today Date: March 22, 2008
Street gang members served an injunction (Visalia, CA): Visalia police served members of several street gangs with a court injunction Friday that bars them from congregating and imposes other limitations within a "safe zone" on the city's north side.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: March 21, 2008
Gangs' role is ignored, minister says (Lexington, NE): Days after a Lexington man was stabbed to death in a fight, Frances Peterson, a youth minister at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lexington, said she is worried the town's gang problem may be ignored.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: March 21, 2008
Saginaw police tell citizen's group the push against gang activity is working (Saginaw, MI): Saginaw police say they're putting the heat on the city's gangs -- and the effort is working.
Source: The Saginaw News Date: March 21, 2008
Seven-agency task force targets gangs (Brevard County, FL): The latest Brevard County law enforcement initiative -- this one aimed at stopping gang violence -- was dreamed up over a barbecue lunch.
Source: Florida Today Date: March 21, 2008
Tallahassee uses Web site to educate about area gang violence (Tallahassee, FL): An interactive Web site launched Wednesday aims to educate parents, teachers, community members and young people in Tallahassee about the city's growing gang problem.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat Date: March 20, 2008
In war against gangs, it's one kid at a time (Alexandria, VA): For more than 10 years, the Alexandria police worked to combat gang violence by fostering ties, gathering intelligence, tracking activity and aggressively cleaning gang-related graffiti within 48 hours.
Source: The Washington Post Date: March 20, 2008
Small businesses offer alternatives to gang life (Los Angeles, CA) : In Los Angeles, a corporation that runs several small businesses is demonstrating that the training and discipline of working in a small company can make a big contribution to changing the lives of former gang members.
Source: The New York Times Date: March 20, 2008
Crime bills target gangs, drugs (Harrisburg, PA): Street gang members and drug dealers are targets of a package of anti-crime bills unveiled Wednesday by two Luzerne County lawmakers.
Source: The Times-Tribune Date: March 20, 2008
City tries new gang approach (Salinas, CA): Funded by a $400,000 state grant, the city of Salinas has joined much of the nation in turning to academia for answers to its entrenched gang problems.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: March 20, 2008
Feds say raids break cocaine-crack ring (Seattle, WA): The owners of a Seattle auto detail shop were among more than a dozen people swept up in a cocaine distribution ring Thursday, federal authorities said Thursday.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: March 20, 2008
Gang fight in Gwinnett school captured on YouTube (Gwinnett County, GA): Six Mill Creek High students have been suspended for involvement in an on-campus fight that was captured with a cell phone camera and posted on YouTube.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: March 20, 2008
Hands-on program quashes N.Va. gangs (Alexandria, VA): For more than 10 years, the Alexandria police worked to combat gang violence by fostering ties, gathering intelligence, tracking activity and aggressively cleaning gang-related graffiti within 48 hours.
Source: The Washington Post Date: March 20, 2008
Four members of 'Lula Boys' street gang arrested (Gainesville, GA): Gainesville-Hall County Gang Task Force officers, along with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, arrested four members of the criminal street gang "Lula Boys" Wednesday night.
Source: WDUN News Date: March 20, 2008
Swastika on door linked to gang, not hate (Wheaton, IL): A swastika painted on the door of a suburban Chicago home was a gang symbol and is not being viewed as a hate crime, authorities said.
Source: United Press International Date: March 19, 2008
Provo graffiti cases rising steadily (Provo, UT): The number of graffiti cases reported has steadily risen in recent years, a police officer said Tuesday night.
Source: Deseret News Date: March 19, 2008
Fruitvale sees drop in gang violence (Oakland, CA): With no gang-related shootings or homicides in the last three months, Fruitvale is safer now, said City Council President Igancio De La Fuente.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: March 19, 2008
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