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One high schooler killed, one hurt in Salinas shooting (Salinas, CA): Police believe that the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy near a Salinas high school was gang-related.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 12, 2010
First Seright brother sentenced (Buffalo, NY): One of the sons of a prominent Falls community activist has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the drug-dealing operations of a violent Cataract City street gang.
Source: Niagara Gazette Date: October 12, 2010
Help needed to fight gang problem (Madison, WI): Gang issues are front and center in Southern Wisconsin. Officers are reaching out for help to fight a problem they say they can't stop alone. Drugs, graffiti, guns and gangs, they go hand in hand and they're in our neighborhoods.
Source: WMTV NBC 15 News Date: October 12, 2010
Newtown's violent Second Line gang (Sarasota, FL): The four robbers wore masks as they approached Warren "Redd" Anderson. One of them carried an assault rifle, taking aim at Anderson from a vacant lot across the darkened street.
Source: The Herald-Tribune Date: October 11, 2010
Funds for gang prevention may be available for local Jr. highs (Porterville, CA): The Tulare County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to approve the Tulare County Youth Commission’s management of the Junior High Service Learning grant program Tuesday.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: October 11, 2010
Speaker urges united, proactive approach to thwart gangs (Fayette County, PA): Concerned members of law enforcement, human services, youth organizations and school districts gathered at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, to take the first steps in addressing the beginning of gangs in Fayette County.
Source: Daily Courier Date: October 10, 2010
New ways to cope with gangs (Salinas, CA): Salinas is in dire need of two components that youth-violence experts say are required to surmount its gang problems: better information on its youth and gang crimes, and resources to deal with prisoners returning to the community.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: October 10, 2010
Gang shooting injures woman in San Diego (San Diego, CA): A gang member who fired a shot at a party in City Heights today wounded a woman in the chest, police said.
Source: Southwest Riverside News Network Date: October 10, 2010
Most gangs in Texas call Houston region home (Houston, TX): Violent gangs and drug traffickers in the Houston area are growing stronger and more international, spreading into the suburbs as they bulk up on newfound connections with Mexico's lucrative and brazen organized crime syndicates.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: October 10, 2010
South Nashville hit with new gang graffiti (Nashville, TN): Metro police are concerned about the spread of gang graffiti in a South Nashville neighborhood not previously associated with gang activity, suggesting a gang is attempting to stake out new territory.
Source: The Tennessean Date: October 9, 2010
Two Salinas gang members arrested in Oct. 1 homicide (Salinas, CA): Two Salinas gang members, including a 15-year-old boy, face homicide charges in the Oct. 1 fatal shooting of Seaside resident Jaime Esteban Guerrero.
Source: The Californian Date: October 9, 2010
A street gang with no street (Anaheim, CA): The gang is called Jeffrey Street, but there no longer is a street by that name. The neighborhood the gang claims, once known as Jeffrey-Lynne, is now called Hermosa Village.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 9, 2010
Arrests made in west Modesto gang shooting (Modesto, CA): Investigators on Friday arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of firing a gun during a large gang-related fight a week ago in west Modesto, where a man was struck by gunfire in the chest.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: October 9, 2010
Police arrest three in narcotics case, Beach Flats robbery probe (Santa Cruz, CA): While tracking down alleged gang members who robbed a man of $900 on a Beach Flats street in mid-afternoon, police Friday arrested three people on drug and gang charges, officers reported.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 9, 2010
Boy, 14, wounded in Fullerton gang shooting (Fullerton, CA): A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot at least three times in the chest in front of a Fullerton elementary school in an apparent gang-related shooting, authorities said.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: October 9, 2010
'Juggalo Killers' a new breed of gang (Ogden, UT): Since the alignment of certain Juggalo members with the Aryan Brothers Liberation, more violent crimes have occurred in the Ogden area, says Police Lt. Scott Conley.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: October 9, 2010
Burlington County gets $30G grant for anti-gang initiatives (Mount Holly, NJ): Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced yesterday that the county had received nearly $30,000 in grant money earmarked to cover manpower expenses for gang mitigation activities.
Source: The Times Date: October 8, 2010
PBSO anti-gang summit aims to keep violence down (Palm Beach County, FL): Palm Beach County has come a long way in its fight against gang violence. The more than 200 people from public and private agencies who showed up at the Gang Prevention Summit on Friday want to keep it that way.
Source: Sun-Sentinel Date: October 8, 2010
Seven from Bronx gang Latin King Goonies nabbed for brutal gay bash attack on man, two teens (Bronx, NY): A sick crew of Bronx gang members fueled by hatred of gays went on a wave of sadistic violence that culminated with them sodomizing a 17-year-old boy and an older man reputed to be his lover, police said Friday.
Source: New York Daily News Date: October 8, 2010
Drug raid in S.W. Philly housing complex targets Harlem Boys gang (Philadelphia, PA): For nearly a decade, a gang known as the Harlem Boys has terrorized the Bartram Village housing development, federal authorities said, selling drugs and enforcing their rule with carjackings, shootings, and robberies.
Source: The Inquirer Date: October 7, 2010
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