Gang-Related News Articles
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Fresno police arrest two Sureno gang memebers (Fresno, CA): On June 5, 2013, the Street Violence Tactical Team served a warrant authored at 1648 "A" Street. During the warrant, a fully functional, sawed off, loaded .22 caliber rifle was recovered and Play Boy Sureno gang member Alejandro Leon (19) was taken into custody for possessing it.
Source: KSEE 24 News Date: June 6, 2013
Shooter targeted passenger in car, hit 9-year-old, police source says (Chicago, IL): A known gang member riding in a car with a 9-year-old boy Wednesday evening was the intended target when the boy was shot in the chest on the South Side, according to a police source.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: June 6, 2013
Central Islip man faces murder charge in Matthew Gilmore shooting death (Central Islip, NY): A 22-year-old man was charged Thursday with the shooting death of a Central Islip resident who was among three victims gunned down in the hamlet in the span of less than two days late last month.
Source: Newsday Date: June 6, 2013
Crime, drugs, gang violence, economy are top Modesto concerns (Modesto, CA): Modesto residents are concerned about jobs and the local economy as well as public safety issues including crime, gangs and drugs, according to a recently commissioned independent survey the city says Thursday.
Source: Central Valley Business Times Date: June 6, 2013
Rock the Block hoping to cut down on gang violence (Elkhart, IN): A 19-year-old is fighting for his life after he was shot in Elkhart yesterday. Witnesses say it was gang-related.
Source: WBND 57 News Date: June 6, 2013
Kern Valley State Prison transfers out Norteno gang due to concern over increasing violence (Bakersfield, CA): Today, Kern Valley State Prison shipped out the last of the Nortenos--a northern Hispanic prison gang. Making today the first day in four years KVSP has been back to normal.
Source: KERO 23 News Date: June 6, 2013
Man hurt in gang-related shooting on SF Muni bus (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police say a 22-year-old man suffered superficial wounds Thursday afternoon in a gang-related shooting while riding a Muni bus.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: June 6, 2013
Gage Park teen killed in gang-related shooting (Chicago, IL): A gang-related shooting left one teenage boy dead, and another seriously hurt in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.
Source: Homicide Watch Chicago Date: June 6, 2013
Three Richmond teens charged with first-degree murder in Lincoln Plair investigation (Richmond, CA): Richmond police charged three teenagers on Monday in connection with the March 4 fatal shooting of 20-year-old Lincoln Plair. Plair was killed on the 100 block of 6th Street in Richmond while washing a car.
Source: Richmond Confidential Date: June 6, 2013
Gang investigated in killing of Bardstown police officer Jason Ellis (Bardstown, KY): Detectives investigating Bardstown police officer Jason Ellis' slaying have followed up on leads from Ellis' cases - and one of those involved the Bardstown Money Gang.
Source: KYPost.com Date: June 6, 2013
'Reign of terror' over: Feds announce indictment of last members of violent Newark gang (Newark, NJ): Calling a gang’s "reign of terror" in a South Ward neighborhood over, offiicials announced on Wednesday the indictment of three leaders of a Bloods gang set on murder, racketeering, kidnapping, robbery, weapon and drug offenses.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: June 6, 2013
Santa Barbara school thefts linked to Riverside gang (Santa Barbara, CA): Authorities believe the theft of computers and iPads at Vieja Valley Elementary and Laguna Blanca schools last January is connected to a larger string of burglaries around Southern California by a Riverside County street gang. The Edgemont/Dorner Blocc Crips, police say, have been targeting schools outfitted with high-tech equipment and using the proceeds to fund their gang activity.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent Date: June 5, 2013
Kirk, Rush plan to work together to fight gang problems (Chicago, IL): U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) pledged to work together on Tuesday after meeting in Washington to discuss gang violence, just days after Rush angrily slammed Kirk’s plan for mass arrests of the Gangster Disciples.
Source: CBS Chicago Date: June 5, 2013
Drive-by follows argument between rival gang members (Wichita, KS): An argument between rival gang members led to a drive-by shooting minutes later Tuesday night, police said.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: June 5, 2013
'49th Street Massacre' killer should die, prosecutor says (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member convicted of fatally shooting four people — including a 10-year-old boy riding a bicycle outside his home — deserves to die for his crimes, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 5, 2013
U.S. targets leaders of violent street gang (Washington, DC): The government on Wednesday designated six leaders of the violent street gang MS-13 as international criminals, stepping up a crackdown on the sprawling U.S. and Central American gang's finances.
Source: USA Today Date: June 5, 2013
Nine Longos gang leaders arrested by FBI in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): Nine leaders of the violent Longos street gang were arrested in Long Beach Tuesday and--along with six others--charged with federal counts of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, according to officials.
Source: Long Beach Post Date: June 5, 2013
Man killed, woman wounded in Carson gang-related drive-by shooting (Carson, CA): A drive-by gunman opened fire on a group standing on a Carson street, killing a man and wounding a woman in an apparently gang-related attack, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze Date: June 5, 2013
Tolbert guilty in gang-related murder (Omaha, NE): A Douglas County jury on Tuesday found Angelo Tolbert guilty of first degree murder in the shooting death of Montrell Wiseman.
Source: WOWT 6 News Date: June 5, 2013
Valdosta gang member wanted in home invasion (Valdosta, GA): A known member of the street gang "Gangster Disciples" is wanted by the Valdosta Police Department after they say he was involved in a home invasion.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: June 5, 2013
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