Gang-Related News Articles
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Clay County joins anti-gang unit, Moorhead may follow (Moorhead, MN): At least one officer from the Minnesota side of the river is joining Fargo-Moorhead's anti-gang Street Crimes Unit full time, and possibly two.
Source: INFORUM Date: August 17, 2015
Man, 18, indicted for March gang shooting (Portland, OR): A grand jury has issued a nine-count indictment against an 18-year-old who is linked to a gang related shooting that happened earlier this year.
Source: KOIN 6 News Date: August 17, 2015
Invest More in Youth Violence Reduction and Crime Prevention Strategies (Philadelphia, PA): Following a violent weekend in Philadelphia during which ten shootings occurred, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called for an end to the school to prison pipeline and pushed for passage of a bipartisan plan that would allow Pennsylvania cities to invest more in proven crime prevention strategies like youth mentoring.
Source: PoliticalNews.me Date: August 17, 2015
14 Elizabeth gang members indicted in identity fraud scams (Elizabeth, NJ): They are 14 members of an Elizabeth-based street gang, but they now face a 49-count indictment for "white-collar crimes," including filing false tax returns and manufacturing fake gift cards to collect thousands of dollars, Union County officials said today.
Source: NJ.com Date: August 17, 2015
Police, clergy, officials frustrated by wave of shootings (Boston, MA): Boston officials and prominent clergy pledged on Monday to walk through high-crime areas and speak to young people in an effort to stem the recent tide of gun violence that claimed three lives over the past week.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: August 17, 2015
Moss Landing man arrested on gang, weapons charges (Watsonville, CA): The Santa Cruz County Anti-crime Team arrested convicted felon Rogelio Castillo on Saturday afternoon on a gang-related arrest warrant.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: August 17, 2015
3 'Ride or Die' gang leaders head to trial, 9 others plead guilty (New Orleans, LA): Three alleged members of "Ride or Die," a gang that prosecutors say ran drugs in the 8th Ward and gunned down at least four people, will begin their trial Tuesday (Aug. 18), after a jury was selected Monday in New Orleans federal court.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: August 17, 2015
Teen wounded in gang-related Redwood City shooting (Redwood City, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot in a gang-related incident by an occupant of an SUV in Redwood City Sunday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: KRON 4 News Date: August 17, 2015
Officials: Gary homicide surge driven by gangs, drugs (Gary, IN): Street gangs at war with one another over drug trafficking are driving a surge in homicides in Gary, law enforcement officials say.
Source: The News-Sentinel Date: August 17, 2015
Three charged with arson, conspiracy, in Franklin County (Farmington, ME): Three men intended to set fire to a house on Sewall Street in Wilton in June and beat the owner up, police say. But the house had a barking dog, so the trio instead set fire to a nearby vacant house with gasoline, hoping the intended house would catch fire. It didn’t.
Source: Morning Sentinel Date: August 17, 2015
One dead, two injured in Lynchburg shooting (Lynchburg, VA): A 16-year-old male died after a shooting Saturday night in Lynchburg, police said. The shooting injured a 17-year-old male and a third victim, identified as Dakota Scott, 21, of Lynchburg.
Source: The News & Advance Date: August 16, 2015
Update: Man injured in Overbrook-area shooting — city's 24th of the year (Ottawa, ON): Officers with Ottawa police guns and gangs unit continued Sunday to investigate the city’s 24th shooting of the year — and the third in less than three weeks.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen Date: August 16, 2015
Durham’s Project BUILD summer camp offers alternative to gangs, violence (Durham, NC): A gang intervention camp in Durham will wrap up this week after nearly two months full of a variety of activities for the more than 30 youth that participated in Durham County’s Project BUILD summer camp program.
Source: WNCN News Date: August 16, 2015
Overbrook 'gang-related' shooting injures man, police say (Ottawa, ON): A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg in Overbrook on Saturday night in what police are describing as "gang-related."
Source: CBC News Date: August 16, 2015
'Today I Die': Bloods Gang Member Who Shot Firefighter Is Dead After 6-Hour Standoff (Staten Island, NY): A high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang who shot a firefighter in a Staten Island home Friday died in a gunfight with police following a six-hour standoff during which an NYPD helicopter flew down to Delaware to retrieve the suspect's mother as part of negotiations, law enforcement officials said.
Source: NBC New York Date: August 15, 2015
Social media's deadly role (Boston, MA): Social media is fueling deadly gang warfare in the Hub, allowing members to flaunt their guns and wealth and target their rivals by tracking their posts — escalating everyday online disputes into very real street violence, former gang members told the Herald yesterday.
Source: Boston Herald Date: August 15, 2015
Three wounded in gang related Rocky Butte shooting (Portland, OR): Three men in their 20s suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot early Saturday morning at Rocky Butte Park, according to police.
Source: KOIN 6 News Date: August 15, 2015
Gary reels under rising homicide rate (Gary, IN): A Gary pastor issued a challenge last week as he stood before an overflow crowd mourning for his 15-year-old granddaughter, the youngest of 14 people shot to death in Gary since July 1.
Source: The Times Date: August 15, 2015
Symposium on gangs set for Friday at COA auditorium (Elizabeth City, NC): Elizabeth City has long proclaimed itself to be the Harbor of Hospitality, but the community also has big city problems, namely the ongoing presence of gangs.
Source: The Daily Advance Date: August 15, 2015
Juvenile arrested for gang assault (Richgrove, CA): A juvenile has been arrested and two other suspects are being sought in connection with a gang-related assault in Richgrove on May 26.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: August 15, 2015
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