Gang-Related News Articles
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One gun's journey — 42 bullets fired, 2 killed, 5 wounded (Chicago, IL): The Tribune traces the journey of a .40-caliber Glock handgun used in at least five gang-related shootings in less than a year.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 7, 2016
Witness in murder trial describes beginning of Providence gang feud (Providence, RI): The conflict between the Chad Brown and YNIC street gangs grew from a shooting incident at a Broad Street car wash in the summer of 2013, a witness testified Friday.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: October 7, 2016
Man Wanted by FBI in Milwaukee Turns Himself In After Gang Round Up (Milwaukee, WI): One of the two men wanted by the FBI after the gang round up has been captured in Southeastern Wisconsin. The man was wanted on federal charges for his alleged involvement in the Maniac Latin Disciples violent street gang is now in custody.
Source: WDJT CBS 58 Date: October 7, 2016
Police: Gang Member Charged with Selling a Gun (Racine County, WI): Officers with the Southeastern Wisconsin Gang Task Force say a 30-year-old Racine man is facing a felony gun charge after selling a handgun to a confidential informant.
Source: Racine County Eye Date: October 7, 2016
Ex-Crip Says He's Concerned About Little Rock 'Gang War' (Little Rock, AR): Up close, it looks like a bunch of colors blending in but from a distance there are lines that divide each state. "Doing this map has really helped a lot of the kids that come through this program understand where the states are," says former Crips gang member Leifel Jackson.
Source: ArkansasMatters.com Date: October 7, 2016
Latest murder in Chattanooga places spotlight on women and deadly violence (Chattanooga, TN): The Wednesday night murder of an East Lake mother has placed a spotlight on a growing trend of deadly violence against women.
Source: WDEF News 12 Date: October 7, 2016
Gang violence might not break record (Portland, OR): 2016 has now officially recorded the second-highest level of gang violence in Portland — but the most recent trend is not on pace to top last year’s all-time high. The Portland Police Bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team has investigated 120 incidents of gang violence as of last Thursday.
Source: The Portland Tribune Date: October 7, 2016
'Boys from Ardmore' gang members arrested in Main Line assaults (Montgomery County, PA): Three members of a Main Line gang called the "Boys from Ardmore," or BFA, were charged with assault Friday in connection with a November incident in which they allegedly terrorized a man who had been in a dispute with them, authorities said.
Source: The Inquirer Date: October 7, 2016
Statewide sting has roots in Flagstaff gang murder trial (Flagstaff, AZ): An investigation that so far has netted 39 arrests mostly in Flagstaff in connection with a statewide crime ring Tuesday began in mid-May 2015 -- the same month a Coconino County jury convicted Michael "Buddy" Vallejos, 24, of second-degree murder.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun Date: October 6, 2016
Over 40 Targeted in Gang Roundup in Racine and Kenosha (Racine, WI): In a tweet Thursday morning, the FBI's Milwaukee officer confirmed that the FBI and their partners were currently engaged in significant gang enforcement operations in Racine and Kenosha.
Source: WDJT CBS 58 Date: October 6, 2016
Five suspects in Santa Rosa gang shooting arrested on attempted murder charges (Santa Rosa, CA): A 25-year-old Santa Rosa man and three juveniles were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder stemming from a fight last month outside a Pioneer Way apartment complex that ended with two people wounded by gunfire, police said Thursday.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: October 6, 2016
Cops nab Fab (Bridgeport, CT): When Fabian “Fab” Francis was found not guilty earlier this year of a gang-related slaying bets were exchanged on whether a rival gang or police would get him first.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: October 6, 2016
News conference promises alone won't end violence in downtown Minneapolis (Minneapolis, MN): Once again, weekend shootings added to the growing body of evidence that the downtown Minneapolis entertainment district has a gun violence problem. Mostly during early-morning weekend hours, at least 30 people have been wounded by gunfire in the area this year, according to police statistics.
Source: Star Tribune Date: October 6, 2016
Racketeering Plea Reinforces Gang Fears In Chelsea (Chelsea, MA): Twenty-nine-year-old Mauricio Sanchez, of Chelsea, pleaded guilty last week to racketeering and conspiracy in connection with the Salvadoran-based gang, MS-13. The U.S. attorney's office says this is the first such plea following sweeps earlier this year of more than 60 alleged gang members.
Source: WBUR News Date: October 6, 2016
34 alleged Black Guerrilla Family gang members indicted (Baltimore, MD): Baltimore police announced the indictments of two groups of Black Guerrilla Family gang members Thursday who allegedly sold drugs in West Baltimore and may have contributed to violence.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: October 6, 2016
VCU receives $6 million grant to combat youth violence (Richmond, VA): Virginia Commonwealth University has been awarded a nearly $6 million grant by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to fight youth violence in the city.
Source: WRIC 8 News Date: October 6, 2016
Former gang member turned mentor highlighted in documentary (Denver, CO): As we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a man who ran from a life of violence to a life of good will. He now spends much of his time in Metro Denver trying to keep kids from getting in trouble.
Source: KUSA 9 News Date: October 6, 2016
Video shows gang suspects headed to 2014 murder scene, detective says (Providence, RI): Video surveillance footage shows three gang members suspected in the 2014 shooting death of a rival heading into the Garrahy Judicial Complex around 10 a.m. the day of the murder, a Providence detective told jurors Thursday.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: October 6, 2016
FBI Nabs 28 in Violent Gang Bust (Milwaukee, WI): State, regional and federal officials are announcing the arrest of over two dozen violent gang members in southeast Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
Source: 104.1 WIKY Date: October 6, 2016
4 men arrested in gang shooting outside Winton liquor store (Merced County, CA): Four suspected gang members have been arrested in connection with a shooting last month outside a Winton liquor store.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: October 6, 2016
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