Gang-Related News Articles
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Convicted Murderer Pleads Guilty To Firearms Offenses (Hartford, CT): Convicted murderer and alleged city gang leader Donald "Amen" Raynor pleaded guilty on Wednesday to four firearms charges as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors to resolve the remaining cases against him.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: May 27, 2015
Omaha 360 discusses violence concerns (Omaha, NE): Omaha police said gun violence is on the rise over the last several days, and they believe it’s stemmed from gang leaders.
Source: KETV 7 News Date: May 27, 2015
Neighborhood Impact Teams Reach Out to Stockton Residents (Stockton, CA): The Stockton Police Department and city representatives are reaching out to residents who live in so called “hot spots” — areas where gun and gang violence are an all-too-real scenario.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News Date: May 27, 2015
‘Gentleman and Not Gangsters’ aims to curb Nashville violence (Nashville, TN): A Nashville church has teamed up with the Metro Juvenile Courts in an effort to curb violence across the city. Gentleman and Not Gangsters (G.A.N.G.) is an 8-week mentoring program aimed to help youth who are currently affiliated with gangs and on probation.
Source: WKRN 2 News Date: May 27, 2015
Reputed St. Paul gang member convicted in 2012 murder, acquitted of first-degree murder (St. Paul, MN): Jurors on Wednesday convicted a reputed St. Paul gang member for firing the fatal shot in 2012 that killed Leonard Christian Sr., an innocent man caught in the middle of a violent gang feud.
Source: Star Tribune Date: May 27, 2015
Suspected driver in gang shooting charged (Walla Walla County, WA): A suspect arrested last week in connection with two gang-related shootings earlier this month was charged Tuesday afternoon in Walla Walla County Superior Court.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Date: May 27, 2015
PPB investigating fifth suspected gang-related shooting in two days (Portland, OR): The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team is now investigating their fifth case of reported gunfire in just 48 hours after a shooting Tuesday night. No one was hurt in the incident.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News Date: May 27, 2015
Police: Woman charged in gang killing of Lake City man is on the run (Lake City, SC): Marilyn Wilson, 34, is charged with accessory before the fact of a felony in the murder of Luther Fludd outside a nightclub on Samuel Street in Lake City two weeks ago, according to Lake City Police chief Jody Cooper.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15 Date: May 27, 2015
Two suspects indicted in taxi shooting case (Marietta, GA): The two men who police say were involved in the shooting death of a Marietta taxi driver’s son have been indicted by the Cobb grand jury on 11 criminal charges.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal Date: May 26, 2015
Two gang-related shootings in Portland Tuesday; 4 in two days (Portland, OR): There were two more gang-related shootings Tuesday in Portland, following two shootings Monday, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Date: May 26, 2015
Dramatic Chicago gang shooting captured on dashcam video (Chicago, IL): A wild shootout occurred over the weekend in broad daylight on the Northwest Side, and it was captured on dashcam video.
Source: FOX 34 News Date: May 26, 2015
De Blasio says crime spikes will be reversed (New York, NY): Mayor Bill de Blasio Tuesday blamed warring gangs for the city's recent increase in shootings and murders but pointed to overall crime rates that remain at historic lows.
Source: Newsday Date: May 26, 2015
Bond Denied for Alleged MS-13 Gang Members (Charlotte, NC): New details revealed in the federal case against alleged MS-13 street gang members. Last week, the FBI arrested sixteen people reportedly connected with the gang.
Source: WJZY FOX 46 News Date: May 26, 2015
4 ‘Nine Trey Bloods’ gang members convicted in drug-related killing (Fulton County, GA): Four ‘Nine Trey Bloods’ gang members were sentenced to decades in prison after being convicted Tuesday in a November 2013 shooting death in southwest Atlanta, the Fulton County District Attorney said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: May 26, 2015
Prosecutor says reputed gang members are guilty of Oakland murder (Oakland, CA): A prosecutor asked jurors Tuesday to convict four reputed gang members of murder and other charges for the death of one of their associates in a wild shootout at a birthday party in East Oakland three years ago.
Source: KRON 4 News Date: May 26, 2015
How a gang member’s ‘butt dial’ helped solve a Valley murder case (Reseda, CA): In the anatomy of solving a Los Angeles homicide, nothing helped break the case for West Valley Division police detectives better than the “butt call” from a fleeing gang member.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News Date: May 26, 2015
Weekend shootings add up to gang violence, police say (Walla Walla, WA): A series of drive-by shootings is being pegged by Walla Walla police as escalating violence between warring gangs, officials said this morning. Three shootings over the Memorial Day weekend bring the number of incidents to five in about a week.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Date: May 26, 2015
What Gang Bangers Taught a Chaplain about Jesus (Skagit Valley, WA): Gang violence is increasing in the United States as activity spreads from inner cities to rural communities. While that may sound alarming, some in Washington state see it as an opportunity.
Source: CBN News Date: May 26, 2015
Teen pleads guilty to shooting rival, Crown seeking adult sentence (Winnipeg, MB): The Crown is seeking an adult sentence against a 14-year-old Winnipeg gang member who ruthlessly shot a former friend turned rival.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press Date: May 26, 2015
Police target parolees in gang sweep (Parlier, CA): More than 20 law enforcement officers from multiple agencies partnered with the Parlier Police Department on May 16 to conduct a city-wide gang sweep. The agencies included special gang units from Avenal State Prison and personnel from Coalinga, Orange Cove, Selma, Sanger, Firebaugh and Fresno County Probation.
Source: The Parlier Post Date: May 26, 2015
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