Gang-Related News Articles
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Teen arrested in bus shooting (Battle Creek, MI): A 16-year-old Battle Creek teenager is in custody today, arrested in connection with the Wednesday shooting of a school bus.
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer Date: September 15, 2007
Grant awarded to fight gangs (Chicopee, MA): Chicopee and Holyoke have been awarded $890,000 - out of an $11 million pool - to combat gang violence and offer youngsters alternatives through programs.
Source: The Republican Date: September 15, 2007
Injunction against Riverside gang needs judge's approval (Riverside County, CA): Riverside County's first attempt to reduce gang activity by declaring it a public nuisance goes before a judge today amid concerns about how the effort will be enforced and whether such methods actually work.
Source: The Press-Enterprise Date: September 14, 2007
Gang threat on the rise in East County (East County, CA): A chilly wind gusted through Pittsburg’s Woodland Hills Park, blowing plastic bags and forcing "frightened" spectators to huddle together while paramedics and firefighters tried to save two bloodied teens, Isaiah Nichols and Alex Foster, who lay "dying" while Officer Donna Gianfala videotaped their "deaths."
Source: Brentwood Press Date: September 14, 2007
Lawyers say West Sac bid to ban gangs violates civil rights (Woodland, CA): A group of public defenders and private attorneys says an anti-gang injunction intended to curb crime in West Sacramento is an infringement on civil rights.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: September 14, 2007
LAPD to track crime around 20 schools, Birmingham High not on the list (Birmingham, CA): The LAPD will start evaluating crime statistics from areas around 20 Los Angeles middle and high schools to see whether more officers are needed, city officials said today.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: September 13, 2007
North Charleston again gets gang-prevention grant (Charleston, SC): Federal officials have renewed a grant to help North Charleston's gang-prevention efforts for the second year in a row.
Source: The Post and Courier Date: September 13, 2007
Student stabbed in dispute (Dublin, CA): A fight between two students at Valley High School in Dublin on Wednesday turned violent after one student stabbed another, police Lt. Glenn Moon said.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald Date: September 13, 2007
Police: Gang dispute led to shootings (York, SC): An ongoing dispute between two York gangs led to a double shooting on California Street that left one man dead and another hospitalized, police said Wednesday.
Source: The Herald Date: September 13, 2007
Fremont police believe attack is gang-related (Fremont, CA): A Kennedy High School student was recovering from emergency surgery Wednesday evening following a gang-related stabbing on campus earlier in the day, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area Date: September 13, 2007
Gangs grow, but hard line stirs doubts (Salisbury, NC): The party ended when a group of teenage boys shouted the name of their gang over the sound system: “Westside!” Across the dance floor another clutch of youths responded in kind: “Eastside!”
Source: The New York Times Date: September 13, 2007
School bus shooting may be gang-related (Battle Creek, MI): Police are narrowing a list of suspects in Wednesday afternoon's shooting of a school bus. Four bullets slammed into the side of the bus moments after a few kids got off at a stop.
Source: WOOD 8 News Date: September 13, 2007
School anti-gang program funded (Cape Coral, FL): Teens can be tempted into gangs or ganglike behavior for many reasons. But Cape Coral police Chief Rob Petrovich wants to encourage them to aim their energies elsewhere.
Source: The News-Press Date: September 13, 2007
N. Idaho police say gang presence growing (Coeur D'alene, ID): Authorities in northern Idaho say they are concerned gang activity might spread to include innocent victims.
Source: Montana's News Station Date: September 12, 2007
Records reveal 13-43 age range in gang case (Port St. Lucie, FL): The ages of the 16 people police arrested and accused of terrorizing a southwest Port St. Lucie neighborhood ranged from 13 to 43. At least three were either past or present students at the neighborhood's new school, Treasure Coast High School.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: September 12, 2007
Gangs a focus in shooting (LaPorte, CO): Police today continue to investigate what they believe to be a gang related shooting that left one man dead and a stabbing that left another person hospitalized.
Source: The Coloradoan Date: September 12, 2007
Rival gangs at war near campus put teens at risk (Lake Balboa, CA): Gang-related shootings near Birmingham High School have left parents on edge, police scrambling and administrators frustrated as the new school year begins.
Source: The Daily News Date: September 12, 2007
New police unit helps crack down on gang activity (Sioux Falls, SD): A low-key Sioux Falls police unit, operating from unmarked cars, focused its attention in June on local members of the Gangster Disciples street gang.
Source: The Argus Leader Date: September 12, 2007
Roxboro candidates field question of gangs (Roxboro, NC): Roxboro doesn't have a gang problem. "We have a hoodlum problem. We have a punk problem," Mayor Steve Joyner said during a candidates' forum Wednesday.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: September 12, 2007
Sheriff: Gangs pushed from other areas into Fort Collins (Fort Collins, CO): A crackdown on gang violence in Greeley, Longmont and the Denver area has pushed gang members into Fort Collins and Larimer County, Sheriff Jim Alderden said Monday.
Source: The Coloradoan Date: September 11, 2007
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