Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang member assaults woman over Broncos hat (Oklahoma City, OK): A man was arrested Tuesday after punching and kicking his girlfriend during an argument over a hat, according to Oklahoma City police.
Source: KOCO 5 News Date: March 29, 2013
Gang member jailed after enemies shoot up his house (Elgin, IL): A 19-year-old parolee arrested Wednesday for allegedly possessing four rounds of pistol ammunition is a gang member, and his arrest followed a gunfire attack on his home, police revealed Friday.
Source: The Courier-News Date: March 29, 2013
Three sentenced for roles in robbery (Monticello, NY): Three reputed Bloods street gang members from Monticello were sentenced to prison Thursday in Sullivan County Court.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: March 29, 2013
Second gang-related shooting in aame area kills one, injures two (Long Beach, CA): The man killed in gang violence Thursday night has been identified by police as 19 year-old Sidney Wallace, Jr. of Los Angeles.
Source: Long Beach Post Date: March 29, 2013
Holyoke raid bashes haven of La Familia street gang in multiagency pounce that nets 11 arrests, guns, drugs, $38,000 cash (Holyoke, MA): Eleven people were arrested after a multiagency team of police raided a La Familia street gang stronghold early Friday and seized guns, drugs and $38,000 in cash at a 556 South Bridge St. apartment building infamous to police.
Source: The Republican Date: March 29, 2013
Suspected gang members jailed over gun incident (Yuba City, CA): Four suspected gang members were jailed on Thursday after police said they pointed a gun at a woman from inside a vehicle.
Source: Appeal-Democrat Date: March 29, 2013
Man followed from bus and attacked, police say (Costa Mesa, CA): Costa Mesa police have arrested two suspected gang members who allegedly followed a man off a bus, chased him down Harbor Boulevard and then assaulted him, authorities said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 29, 2013
Three arrested in gang-related fight on West Side, police say (Madison, WI): A man and two teens have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a gang-related fight earlier this month at the Metro Transit west transfer station, Madison police reported.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal Date: March 29, 2013
Agreement reached in lawsuit over gang-ridden condominium complex (Houston, TX): Gang members were so confident that this condominium complex at 7400 Bissonnet Street would always be their home that many of them had "7400" tattooed on their bodies.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News Date: March 29, 2013
Teen shot friend who wouldn’t join gang, prosecutors say (Chicago, IL): A South Side teenager allegedly shot and seriously wounded a video game buddy because he expressed no interest in joining a gang.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: March 29, 2013
Conviction in prep football star's killing (Oakland, CA): An alleged gang member has been convicted of second-degree murder for a fatal stabbing in Fremont of a high school football player who had blamed the gang for killing his best friend.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: March 29, 2013
APD aware of Mexican cartel, prison gang threat (Austin, TX): The Texas Department of Public Safety's Threat Overview states the two biggest threats to Texas are the Mexican cartels and statewide prison gangs. The report was released earlier this week, but Friday Austin's police chief said those two problems are very real, and APD continues to monitor the situation closely and aggressively.
Source: KVUE News Date: March 29, 2013
Parents offered spring break gang advice (Albany, GA): With spring break starting Monday for students of Dougherty County's public schools, members of the Albany Police Department's Gang Task Force are taking to heart the old adage, "Idle hands are the devil's workshop."
Source: The Albany Herald Date: March 29, 2013
A state senator's viewpoint on recent gang activity, violence (Fort Wayne, IN): An Indiana state senator says, "enough is enough." State Senator Tom Wyss discussed his take on all the violence going on in Fort Wayne today, which he feels is related to an increase in gang activity.
Source: NBC33 News Date: March 29, 2013
Man shot in face in Anaheim, apparently drove to hospital (Anaheim, CA): A man was seriously injured in a shooting on Friday night during an apparent confrontation between rival gang members in an Anaheim neighborhood, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: March 29, 2013
Shootings linked to gangs (Rochester, NY): Rochester's Police Chief said three shootings over the past four days are gang-related. Neighbors told 13WHAM News that they are staying inside their homes in the wake of recent violence.
Source: WHAM 13 News Date: March 28, 2013
Bystander wounded in rival gang members shootout at Madera pool hall (Madera, CA): A bystander was wounded in a pool hall gunfight between gang members Wednesday night in Madera, police reported.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: March 28, 2013
NYC homicide rate keeps dropping (New York, NY): The number of homicides in New York City dropped in the first quarter of 2013 to nearly a third lower than the same period in 2012, a year that had the smallest number of killings since Dwight D. Eisenhower was president.
Source: Newsday Date: March 28, 2013
Pierson Hood suspect sentenced to prison, future of charges against another suspect in question (Flint, MI): The criminal cases against two Flint men accused of being involved in a violent Flint street gang moved forward this week -- more than five years after the charges were initially filed.
Source: The Flint Journal Date: March 28, 2013
Pendleton killing suspects arraigned, plead not guilty (Chicago, IL): Two suspected street gang members charged with killing a 15-year-old Chicago honor student in January pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges.
Source: United Press International Date: March 28, 2013
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