Gang-Related News Articles
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First defendant in Augusta gang battle case pleads guilty (Augusta, GA): An Augusta man accused of participating in a gang-related series of shootings pleaded guilty Monday. Jordan J. Lovett, 19, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to charges that included aggravated assault, unlawful gang activity and property damage.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle Date: October 20, 2014
San Jose: Mayor's gang-violence claim underscores political fight for city's crime image (San Jose, CA): When Mayor Chuck Reed's office put out a news release boasting a staggering 70 percent decline in violent gang crimes since the start of the year, it raised eyebrows and expectedly drew the ire of the police union.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 20, 2014
Three arrested in Planada gang shootout (Planada, CA): Three people were arrested in connection with a weekend shootout and 12-mile vehicle chase between rival gangs that began in Planada, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Monday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: October 20, 2014
21-year-old on bond for gang-related shooting now charged with felony gun possession (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old who was out on bond awaiting sentencing for a gang-related shooting was in caught possession of a firearm, prosecutors say.
Source: MLive Date: October 20, 2014
Gang member shot, wounded by Sanger police (Sanger, CA): The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office Monday identified the man shot and wounded by a Sanger police officer as Phillip Ozuna, 30, of Del Rey.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: October 20, 2014
Murfreesboro taking new steps to combat gang violence (Murfreesboro, TN): Murfreesboro police officials said they're taking steps to get gang violence under control by partnering with federal officials. Beginning in 2007, Murfreesboro police said they've seen a string of homicides and other crimes by gangs including the Gangster Disciples and Vice Lords.
Source: WSMV 4 News Date: October 20, 2014
A search warrant reveals violent gang activity that links to a shooting, and a murder (Tucson, AZ): A search warrant reveals some riveting information about violent gang activity that links a shooting, and a murder. On Oct. 3, Edward Murphy was gunned down in broad day light as we was walking down the street. It happened on 32nd street near Fremont.
Source: KVOA 4 News Date: October 20, 2014
Niaz Khoshnaw murder trial: Eyewitness recounts deadly Forest Grove gang shooting (Forest Grove, OR): Fifteen-year-old Andrew Rodriguez Hernandez knocked on the door of a man who was about to die. No answer. Andrew's friend Niaz Khoshnaw told him knock again, louder this time. So, Andrew knocked. No answer.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 20, 2014
Arrested Mexican 'Sureno' Gang Member Admits to Stabbing Rival Gangsters (El Centro, CA): After U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested Octavio Gonzalez-Ramirez Monday morning, the suspect admitted to having stabbed two members of the “Norteno” gang.
Source: Breitbart Date: October 20, 2014
Teen to be charged as adult in Wheaton shooting (Wheaton, MD): A 14-year-old boy accused of shooting a woman he thought was giving police information about gang activity in Wheaton in July will be charged as an adult, according to court records.
Source: The Gazette Date: October 20, 2014
2nd teen convicted in gang fight death of boy, 13 (Kalamazoo, MI): A second teenager has been found guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a Kalamazoo middle-schooler during a gang fight.
Source: WZZM 13 News Date: October 20, 2014
Ellenville Bloods gang member arrested on heroin sales charge (Kingston, NY): The URGENT Task force and Ellenville Police have arrested a local man following an investigation into the sales of heroin.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: October 19, 2014
Yakima Valley bids farewell to anti-gang activist (Yakima, WA): Alex Santillanes did not receive his “Latino Star” award last week from the Central Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Latino Professionals Association. He also didn’t show his classic 1947 Cadillac at the Annual Tamale Festival in Wapato.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: October 19, 2014
A Child's Birthday With A Message Against Gang Violence (Omaha, NE): It isn't the birthday party Tabatha Manning originally would have planned for her daughter Payton Benson. But Sunday, October 19th's celebrations did have many of the same elements.
Source: WOWT 6 News Date: October 19, 2014
Three in custody after alleged gang shooting (Red Bluff, CA): Three Fresno men are in custody and several others are being sought after an alleged gang related shooting in downtown Red Bluff early Sunday morning.
Source: KRCR 7 News Date: October 19, 2014
Red Bluff police apprehend some, search for others in alleged gang-related shooting (Red Bluff, CA): Red Bluff police apprehended three Fresno men early this morning on suspicion of a gang-related shooting on Main Street that didn’t injure anybody.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight Date: October 19, 2014
31 youths netted in gang reduction curfew sweep (Orange County, CA): Nearly 200 officers from 19 county law enforcement agencies on Thursday night rounded up 31 youths who were out past curfew, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 18, 2014
Santa Cruz police probe gang ties in gun found at Mission Hill Middle School (Santa Cruz, CA): A week after a 13-year-old boy was found with a loaded handgun at Mission Hill Middle School, Santa Cruz police said they are probing potential gang motivations for bringing the weapon to campus.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: October 18, 2014
Teen arrested in fatal Escondido shooting (Escondido, CA): A 16-year-old gang member was behind bars Saturday in connection with a shooting in Escondido last month that left a 19-year-old man dead.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News Date: October 18, 2014
Shooting outside Watsonville restaurant Friday likely gang motivated (Watsonville, CA): For the second weekend in a row, gunfire rang out just before midnight Friday outside a downtown Watsonville restaurant. Unlike the previous week's shooting, which left two dead and injured a third, there were no victims in Friday's shooting outside The Appleton Grill on the 400 block of Rodriguez Street, Watsonville Sgt. Michael Ridgway said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: October 18, 2014
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