Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang-related attack, robberies among incidents (Albany, GA): Among the activity the Albany Police Department responded to Saturday evening was an aggravated assault that may have been gang related, and two robberies believed to be connected.
Source: The Albany Herald Date: November 28, 2011
Reputed gang member sentenced for second shooting (Allentown, PA): A reputed Trinitarios gang member already serving time for shooting two people outside an Allentown McDonald's in 2007 pleaded no contest Monday to shooting a gang rival in 2008.
Source: The Morning Call Date: November 28, 2011
Alleged gang activity admissible at upcoming murder trial (York, PA): Less than three weeks before Anthony Kareem Hayes' murder trial, the York County District Attorney's Office revealed a second possible motive for the stabbing death of Kenneth Ramos.
Source: York Daily Record Date: November 27, 2011
State seeks 40 years, defense asks for 25 for Bangor teen guilty of murder (Bangor, ME): The teenager who shot and killed a rival nearly two years ago will be a middle-aged man before he is released from prison whether a judge imposes the minimum sentence of 25 years or the 40 years requested by the prosecution.
Source: Bangor Daily News Date: November 27, 2011
Kelly: Man leaves gang behind (Omaha, NE): The life of former Omaha gang member Latron Louis, 27, could make a book. But not yet — because he is trying to write a new chapter.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: November 27, 2011
Triple homicide convictions helped curtail gangs in Easton, prosecutor says (Easton, PA): The 2007 murders of three people in an Easton apartment came at a time when the city was seeing some "pretty serious" gang problems, said city police Lt. Scott Casterline.
Source: The Express-Times Date: November 27, 2011
Police: Gang-related 'melee' leads to homicide (Spokane, WA): One person has been arrested for First Degree Murder in a gang-related shooting at the downtown Quality Inn.
Source: KXLY News Date: November 27, 2011
Suspected gang member shot in the hand by police (Los Angeles, CA): A police officer responding to a reported drive-by shooting early Sunday morning wounded a suspected gang member by shooting him in the hand, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Source: KTLA News Date: November 27, 2011
Chattanooga gangs keeping jailers busier (Chattanooga, TN): Maybe it's a tattoo of a six-point star or a Teutonic thunderbolt. Perhaps it's the observations of a patrol officer transporting an inmate. But in both cases, it prompts jail officials to ask: "Are you a gang member?"
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: November 26, 2011
Recent wave of indictments attacking gang activity result of team effort (Lake County, IN): This month alone, the government named more than 25 alleged gang members and their associates in lengthy indictments, combining federal and local law enforcement with a federal racketeering statute originally designed to target the mafia.
Source: The Times Date: November 26, 2011
Stabbing incident sends 16-year-old to hospital, maybe gang-related (West Valley City, UT): A 16-year-old girl was hospitalized Friday afternoon after being stabbed in the stomach. Police said the incident is under investigation, but said there are "gang implications."
Source: Deseret News Date: November 26, 2011
Five arrested in gang-related shooting (Griffin, GA): The Griffin Police Department (GPD) responded to a shooting last Sunday night in the area of Knox Street and Ruth Street.
Source: The Griffin Daily News Date: November 26, 2011
Prosecuting gang members offers unique challenges, Oklahoma County officials say (Oklahoma City, OK): After Kendal Laron Richardson was acquitted of murder Nov. 1 in the shooting death of Jonathan Ingersoll, two jurors told the victim's father they thought Richardson was guilty, but could not prove all the “elements” of the case.
Source: The Oklahoman Date: November 25, 2011
Teen injured in shooting thought to be gang-related (Delhi, CA): A 16-year-old boy was injured Wednesday in Delhi after being shot during a possible gang fight, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: November 25, 2011
North Long Beach shootings spark gang-war fears (Long Beach, CA): A second shooting in as many nights in North Long Beach has community members concerned a gang war might be brewing.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: November 25, 2011
Teen charged with gang activity (Evansville, IN): An Evansville Police Department investigation of gang activity in a Downtown-area neighborhood has led to the arrest of a 17-year-old.
Source: Evansville Courier & Press Date: November 25, 2011
Man, woman shot in separate Brighton Park drive-by attacks (Chicago, IL): A man and a woman were shot in the head during separate drive-by attacks early Friday in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 25, 2011
Gang stabbing at Sacramento mall on Black Friday (Sacramento, CA): Police say a man was stabbed outside a Sacramento mall in an apparent gang-related incident as Black Friday shoppers were crowding the area.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: November 25, 2011
Quebec City gangs may be a myth (Quebec City, QC): Canada investigation that used hidden cameras to follow young people has questioned whether there is a street gang problem in Quebec City. The region gets about $1 million a year in government funding to fight street gang crime, but some say all that amounts to is police harassment and social profiling.
Source: CBC News Date: November 24, 2011
Gang members among those arrested in ICE sweep in Brockton (Brockton, MA): Eight purported Cape Verde gang members were among those arrested in a sweep by federal immigration officials and local authorities, including one man who tried to escape through a window, a Plymouth County sheriff official said on Wednesday.
Source: Enterprise News Date: November 24, 2011
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