Gang-Related News Articles
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The man behind the Almighty Imperial Gangsters Nation pleads guilty (Miami, FL): The founder of the South Florida chapter of the Almighty Imperial Gangsters Nation pleaded guilty to his part in gang activity, which includes the murder of a witness who was going to testify against him.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: November 23, 2016
Police: Burglary probe uncovers street gang in Lakebottom area (Columbus, GA): An Eberhart Avenue burglary investigation led police to break up a street gang associated with Hardaway High School, a detective testified Wednesday in Columbus Recorder’s Court.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer Date: November 23, 2016
CalGang facial recognition technology has problems that spur concerns (San Francisco, CA): A state audit in August confirmed that CalGang facial recognition has numerous errors and inaccuracies and could be a breach of individuals' privacy. CalGang, the gang database used by 58 California police agencies, logs individuals with alleged ties to criminal gang activities in hopes of decreasing the crime rate in the state.
Source: Norcal Record Date: November 23, 2016
Durham’s violent crime rate holds steady; property crime down 8 percent (Durham, NC): Homicides and robberies rose in the Bull City, even as overall violent crime remained virtually unchanged through the first nine months of the year, according to quarterly police statistics presented Monday night.
Source: The News & Observer Date: November 23, 2016
Sheriff: Slaying of 3 in Compton likely gang-related (Compton, CA): Three men found shot to death at a Compton park were likely victims of a gang-related crime, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Wednesday. The sheriff came to the scene where the bodies were found late Tuesday in a utility room attached to a restroom building at Raymond Street Park.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: November 23, 2016
1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Gang-Related Shootings in Chula Vista (Chula Vista, CA): An investigation was underway Wednesday into a gang- related shooting in Chula Vista that left one man dead and a second wounded.
Source: Times of San Diego Date: November 23, 2016
Gang member indicted by grand jury (Milledgeville, GA): A Milledgeville man, who authorities say is a member of criminal gang, has been indicted by a Baldwin County grand jury on 20 charges. Some of the charges are related to a string of gang-related drive-by shootings that happened last year in the city limits of Milledgeville, as well as in Baldwin County.
Source: The Union-Recorder Date: November 23, 2016
Task force arrests Watsonville men on gun, drug, gang-related charges (Watsonville, CA): The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team/Gang Task Force uncovered a modified handgun and slightly more than an eight-ball of cocaine during a prison release terms compliance search on 27-year-old Oscar Espinoza and his vehicle.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: November 23, 2016
Tulsa man convicted of gang-related firearms charge, leading deputy on chase in stolen vehicle (Tulsa, OK): A 19-year-old man was sentenced to a total of nine years in custody after being found guilty of driving a stolen car and pleading guilty to an unrelated felony firearms charge.
Source: Tulsa World Date: November 22, 2016
Surrey police deny shooting suspects involved in youth anti-gang program (Surrey, BC): Surrey police deny that any suspects in a shooting Monday were participants in an anti-gang program for youth.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: November 22, 2016
Kennedy sentenced in connection with drive by shooting (Albany, GA): Jawaski Kennedy, 22, was convicted on counts of street gang terrorism and conspiracy of aggravated assault in the drive-by shooting incident that left two men dead in 2013. Judge Stephen Goss sentenced Kennedy to 12 years to serve in prison, and 13 more on probation, Tuesday in Dougherty Superior Court.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: November 22, 2016
Bronx Teenager Won’t Be Tried as Adult in Gang Case (Bronx, NY): A Manhattan judge ruled on Tuesday that federal authorities could not prosecute as an adult a teenager accused of being a member of a violent gang despite the seriousness of his alleged acts, saying his background suggested that a “significant root cause” of his crimes was “environmental.”
Source: The New York Times Date: November 22, 2016
Two alleged Norteños arrested on aggravated mayhem charges (Pittsburg, CA): Two men were arrested and charged with aggravated mayhem after allegedly beating and disfiguring a group that asked them to stop breaking bottles in Mariner Park.
Source: East Bay Times Date: November 22, 2016
4 Teens Accused of Spraying Gang-Related Graffiti Throughout Herndon (Herndon, VA): The Herndon Police Department has charged four teenagers accused of spraying gang-related graffiti in Herndon over the last three months.
Source: Herndon Patch Date: November 22, 2016
Alleged MS-13 gang leader arrested in connection with Marin teen’s slaying (Marin County, CA): The list of suspects continues to get longer in the gang-related slaying of a Novato High School student last spring. The sheriff’s department disclosed Monday that an alleged gang leader, Edenilson Misael Alfaro, was arrested in Maryland in connection with the Novato homicide case.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 22, 2016
Several innocent bystanders hurt by gun violence in 2-week period in Seattle (Seattle, WA): Two shootings in Seattle in just a two-week period have left several innocent bystanders injured. It’s too early in the investigation for detectives to know whether the shootout was gang-related. But some in the community suspect gangs, drugs or both.
Source: Q13 FOX News Date: November 22, 2016
Bloods gang member wanted in death of 3-year-old child (Knoxville, TN): The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its Top 10 Most Wanted list: a known member of the Bloods gang who is wanted on charges of murdering a 3-year-old child.
Source: Knoxville News Sentinel Date: November 22, 2016
Two alleged gang members arrested on aggravated mayhem charges (Pittsburg, CA): Two men were arrested and charged with aggravated mayhem after allegedly beating and disfiguring a group that asked them to stop breaking bottles in Mariner Park.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 22, 2016
Football program offers these youths a refuge from gangs (Dorchester, MA): On the first day of school in September, Jermaine Eloi, a quarterback for the Dorchester Eagles Pop Warner football team, left his home in a gang hot spot in Dorchester. On the sidewalk was a memorial — candles, a teddy bear, a Red Sox cap — to a 21-year-old father who had been shot to death in the street the night before.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: November 21, 2016
Two wounded in gang-related shootings at Samson Cree Nation (Maskwacis, AB): Two people were shot on the Samson Cree Nation this weekend in separate gang-related incidents RCMP said "posed a significant safety risk" to innocent people.
Source: CBC News Date: November 21, 2016
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