Gang-Related News Articles
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Distributor for 'Dirty Blok' gang pleaded guilty to heroin trafficking conspiracy (Atlantic City, NJ): An Atlantic City man has admitted his role in a heroin trafficking conspiracy with gang members in the shore resort.
Source: WMGM NBC 40 Date: September 23, 2014
Gangsters shot dead boy because they thought he was working for rivals (Chicago, IL): A nine-year-old who stormed out of his house after being told by his mother that he could not have a cupcake was shot dead by a gang member who believed the young boy was warning rival gangsters of his whereabouts.
Source: The Hornet Date: September 23, 2014
Gang Strategy begins to make progress in first year (Ottawa, ON): In the year since Ottawa's Gang Strategy was announced eight pilot projects have launched, bringing together community groups and stakeholders working to end gang violence in the city.
Source: 580 CFRA News Talk Radio Date: September 23, 2014
Police seek gang-affiliated shooting suspects (Waco, TX): Police have identified the victim of a shooting that hospitalized the man Monday night and has left officers searching for several suspects who police say are known gang members.
Source: Waco Tribune-Herald Date: September 23, 2014
Gang Member Arrested for Shooting on Chester Avenue (Bakersfield, CA): A 21-year-old Bakersfield gang member was arrested on Monday after he illegal discharged a firearm into a home nearly killing one resident inside.
Source: Crime Voice Date: September 23, 2014
Family: MS-13 to blame for murder of Aldine ISD student (Aldine, TX): Friends from a murdered teen's soccer league gathered Tuesday evening at a northeast side park to remember him. The body of 14-year-old Jose Meraz was found September 15 in a west Houston field. Since then, friends and relatives have remembered the Stovall Middle School student in many ways.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: September 23, 2014
Dozens of Alleged Borough Gang Members Indicted (New York, NY): A grand jury this week handed up indictments against more than 30 alleged borough gang members on charges of conspiring to murder two rival gang members and conspiring to commit robberies in order to raise bail money for an alleged gang leader on Rikers Island.
Source: The Forum Date: September 22, 2014
Man charged in shooting of gang members (Joplin, MO): A rural Joplin man previously charged with abandoning the corpse of a gang member faces new charges in the shooting of another gang member.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader Date: September 22, 2014
Calgary police launch international hunt for gang slaying suspect (Calgary, AB): Have gun, will travel — a way of doing business in the criminal underworld that is making it difficult for Calgary police to capture a local gang member wanted in connection with a homicide six years ago.
Source: Calgary Herald Date: September 22, 2014
FBI claims man 'ran El Paso' for Barrio Azteca gang (El Paso, TX): An informant at a high-level gang meeting helped lead to the arrest of a man suspected of being the top Barrio Azteca leader in El Paso, an FBI agent said Monday at a federal detention hearing.
Source: El Paso Times Date: September 22, 2014
Prosecutors: Gang members killed teen for high-end sneakers (Atlanta, GA): A trail of text messages, receipts and bullet fragments tie three gang members to the murder of a 14-year-old Gwinnett football player over his high-end athletic shoes, prosecutors said Monday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: September 22, 2014
Cobb gang members sentenced to life for killing man over insult (Cobb County, GA): Three young Mableton men convicted of murder in a dispute over gang colors were sentenced to life in prison Monday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: September 22, 2014
Gang leader found guilty in Lompoc kidnapping, torture retrial (Santa Maria, CA): A Santa Maria jury handed down a guilty verdict Monday in the retrial of gang leader Raymond Daniel Macias for his role in the kidnapping and torture of a Lompoc man over a drug debt.
Source: Santa Maria Times Date: September 22, 2014
Police arrest 3 suspects in assault on woman (Costa Mesa, CA): Three members of a Costa Mesa street gang were arrested Sunday night on suspicion of assaulting a woman from a rival gang, authorities said.
Source: Daily Pilot Date: September 22, 2014
1 more arrest in Eastside Crips crackdown (Tucson, AZ): A man linked to the local Eastside Crips street gang was arrested Monday by federal authorities in Ohio.
Source: Arizona Daily Star Date: September 22, 2014
Peoria shooting victim no stranger to gang-related violence (Peoria, IL): A man who became the target of gunfire over the weekend has been connected to several previous instances of gang-related street violence, including at least two fatal shootings.
Source: Peoria Journal Star Date: September 22, 2014
Arrest Made In Gang-Related Stabbing Of Teen In San Jose Park (San Jose, CA): A 20-year-old San Jose man was arrested Saturday in the allegedly gang-related stabbing earlier this month of a 16-year-old boy, a San Jose police spokeswoman said.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area Date: September 22, 2014
Jury to Begin Deliberating in South SF Racketeering and Murder Trial (San Francisco, CA): A federal jury is set to begin deliberating in San Francisco Tuesday in a lengthy racketeering trial in which two alleged members of a South San Francisco gang are accused of murdering three rival gang members in 2010.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal Date: September 22, 2014
Man arrested in gang-fueled stabbing of teen at Hamann Park (San Jose, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in the Sept. 9 stabbing of a 16-year-old boy at a West San Jose park that investigators now believe was gang-fueled, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: September 22, 2014
Little Village shooting closes violent weekend: 3 killed, 30 wounded (Chicago, IL): The 33rd person shot in Chicago since Friday afternoon walked into Mount Sinai Hospital just after 1:20 a.m. Monday bleeding from wounds to his neck and back. He had been on his side of a gang border in Little Village when someone opened fire, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: September 22, 2014
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