Gang-Related News Articles
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Police report more gang activity in Largo (Largo, FL): The 104th Street Bloods. The 119 Boys. The Young Souljas. Latin Kings. Crips. Y-Side. Sur 13. Nation of Thugs. Asian Pride. These are all street gangs in Largo, where police say gang activity is increasing.
Source: Tampa Bay Times Date: May 17, 2013
Defendants in New Orleans gang conspiracy related to Briana Allen killing appear in court under intense security (New Orleans, LA): Amid unprecedented courtroom security on Friday in New Orleans, all but one of 15 alleged gang members and associates accused in a major state racketeering conspiracy pleaded not guilty to a 51-count indictment that implicates the 14 men and one woman in 15 murders and numerous attempted murder, armed robbery, drug and accessory counts.
Source: The Times-Picayune Date: May 17, 2013
Man wounded in gang-related shooting (Watsonville, CA): The Watsonville Police Department and the Santa Cruz County Task Force arrested a 20-year-old Watsonville resident, Edgar Ibarra, after an investigation led police to suspect him in a gang-related shooting.
Source: Crime Voice Date: May 17, 2013
Injunctions for two local businesses involved in public nuisance complaint extended (Jackson, TN): Chancellor James F. Butler ruled to extend the injunction of Royal Quick Stop at 1647 N. Royal St., and Royal Grocery at 757 N. Royal St. during a hearing on two separate public nuisance petitions against both businesses Friday morning in Chancery Court.
Source: The Jackson Sun Date: May 17, 2013
Harvard Innovation Lab startup helps police with gang mapping software (Boston, MA): A team of engineers at a resident startup located in the Harvard Innovation Lab, home to many startups each semester, has developed software to map gang hierarchy. Their app will aid in the police effort to disrupt gang activity.
Source: Boston Business Journal Date: May 17, 2013
Police: Clash by graffiti bridge likely gang-related (Wichita, KS) : Three young adults escaped injury after being threatened by a group of suspected gang members in northeast Wichita on Thursday night, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: May 17, 2013
Napa County supervisors seek to fill anti-gang service gaps (Napa County, CA): County officials have focused their attention on gangs and youth violence and seek to fill whatever gaps exist in services, they announced.
Source: Times-Herald Date: May 16, 2013
Program seeking to curb gang violence (Riviera Beach, FL): Riviera Beach police Crime Scene Detective Andrew Hinds was the investigator on the ground the night of last Sept. 1 when shots rang out during the Sweet 16 birthday party in Newcomb Hall at the Riviera Beach Marina where two teens died.
Source: South Florida Times Date: May 16, 2013
Governor signs bill to help keep gang activity out of schools (Indianapolis, IN): A bill to help keep gang activity out of Indiana schools has been signed by Gov. Mike Pence. Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Pat Harrington testified for Senate Bill 352. He said gangs are everywhere in Indiana, including the Greater Lafayette area.
Source: WLFI 18 News Date: May 16, 2013
Carjacking spree worries Jackson motorists (Jackson, MS): A rash of carjackings in Jackson had some motorists worried about their safety on Wednesday. Hinds County Supervisor Kenny Stokes said he believes it may be the work of gang members, and he pointed to graffiti as evidence of gang activity in the city.
Source: WAPT 16 News Date: May 16, 2013
Mounties nab pot caretaker (Langley, BC): A special anti-gang police team uncovered four sophisticated marijuana grow operations worth millions that included a vast underground greenhouse hidden by a paddock and a high-end doghouse in the Hatzic Valley area east of Mission.
Source: Langley Advance Date: May 16, 2013
Brother of New Orleans Mother's Day shooting suspect arrested (New Orleans, LA): Police on Thursday arrested and charged the second of two street-gang-member brothers suspected of shooting into a New Orleans parade on Mother's Day and wounding 20 people.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 16, 2013
Aspiring rap artist gunned down in west-side Ottawa housing complex (Ottawa, ON) : A 24-year-old aspiring rap artist who wears the colours of the Bloods street gang in music videos was gunned down outside a west-end home late Tuesday.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen Date: May 16, 2013
Suspected gang members convicted in Hayward carjacking, shooting at Oakland CHP officer (Oakland, CA): Four reputed gang members, including two brothers, have been convicted of their roles last July in a Hayward carjacking and a subsequent vehicle pursuit in Oakland where a California Highway Patrol officer was shot at and had his car rammed, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: May 16, 2013
Alleged Glades-area gang leader takes plea, agrees to 12 years in prison on manslaughter, racketeering charges (West Palm Beach, FL): One of the suspected leaders of a Glades-area street gang accepted a plea deal Thursday that will send him to prison for 12 years on manslaughter, racketeering and aggravated battery charges.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: May 16, 2013
Two Vallejo teens injured in suspected gang-related shooting (Vallejo, CA): Two young teenage boys, ages 13 and 15, were injured in a gang-related shooting in Vallejo on Wednesday night, police said.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: May 16, 2013
Police raid intended to show gangs are under surveillance (Modesto, CA): The day after dozens of Stanislaus County gang members were picked up on warrants, jailed for violating their parole or probation, and stripped of illegal weapons and drugs, more than a quarter were back on the streets. While they are out of jail, they aren't off the hook.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: May 16, 2013
Some believe gang members are operating under new rules (New Orleans, LA): Police say the Scott brothers are members of a gang known as the 'Frenchman and Derbigny boys'. "The Frenchman and Derbigny boys have been here since many of us were young officers and it's just generational," says Chief Ronal Serpas.
Source: WVUE FOX 8 News Date: May 16, 2013
Two young teens injured in suspected gang-related shooting in Vallejo (Vallejo, CA): Two young teenage boys, ages 13 and 16, were injured in a gang-related shooting in Vallejo on Wednesday night, police said.
Source: BeneciaPatch Date: May 16, 2013
Senator Tom Cullerton working to keep gangs out of schools (Springfield, IL): School officials would be required by state law to report any weapons or gang activity to police, under legislation sponsored by state Sen. Tom Cullerton that the Illinois Senate approved Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 16, 2013
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