Gang-Related News Articles
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Original gangsters paid to stop violence in two Denver neighborhoods (Denver, CO): On an unseasonably chilly August evening, Rodney Jackson stood on the corner of East 33rd Avenue and Hudson Street, across the street from Holly Square, a place that has witnessed some of Denver's worst violence.
Source: The Denver Post Date: November 1, 2015
Arrest made in deadly shootout at gang member’s funeral (Brooklyn, NY): A Valley Stream man has been arrested in the April shooting deaths of two men outside the funeral of a Brooklyn gang member.
Source: New York Post Date: November 1, 2015
Surrey's anti-gang Wrap program offers at-risk kids a way out of crime (Surrey, BC): You’d be hard pressed to tell that Carlos, at 16, has already battled alcoholism, addiction, the drug trade and a gunshot wound. Carlos, whose name has been changed to protect his identity, carries himself like a man much older yet shows the fiery temperament of a teenage boy who thinks he’s invincible. But he knows better than that now.
Source: The Province Date: November 1, 2015
Police: 2 men shot in gang related incident (Salt Lake City, UT): Two males were shot with a shotgun Sunday in an incident that authorities say was gang related.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News Date: November 1, 2015
Midnight Halloween gang killing in Pico Rivera (Pico Rivera, CA): A 23-year-old man was pronounced dead early Sunday after a gang-related midnight Halloween shooting in Pico Rivera.
Source: MyNewsLa.com Date: November 1, 2015
Skin Deep Laser Services in Naples wants to help gang members get past their pasts (Naples, FL): Former gang members looking to literally shed a part of their past can do it for free. Skin Deep Laser Services in Naples is offering to remove gang-related tattoos at no charge to help former members find employment.
Source: Naples Daily News Date: November 1, 2015
String of shootings connected to gang violence (Buffalo, NY): After two more fatalities from gun violence in Buffalo which claimed the lives of two young men, ages 19 and 21, community members are speaking out about increasing tensions between numerous neighborhood gangs.
Source: WIVB News 4 Date: November 1, 2015
Tip leads to quick arrest in Selma gang-related shooting (Selma, CA): A gang-related shooting in Selma Friday afternoon ended in one arrest after witnesses were able to identify and lead police to the shooter within 5 minutes of the crime, Selma police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: November 1, 2015
Leader of violent Portsmouth gang sentenced to life in federal prison (Norfolk, VA): Christopher "Killa" Smith had grand plans to take over the area's drug trade after getting out of prison in 2013, according to court documents. And within 10 months, the convicted felon believed he already was "king" of Portsmouth.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: October 31, 2015
Two slain Friday makes four gang-related killings in 9 days (Buffalo, NY): Two young men were killed in a hail of gunfire while sitting in a parked car on Fillmore Avenue, Buffalo police said.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: October 31, 2015
Gang workshop aims to keep children out of trouble (Indianapolis, IN): Leaders from the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office, prosecutor’s office and IMPD gathered to give parents tips on how to keep their children out of gangs and out of trouble Saturday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
Source: WTTV CBS 4 News Date: October 31, 2015
Bloods gang member helps solve home invasion, records show (Orange County, FL): Masked home invaders screaming "Police!" burst into a south Orange County home over the summer and stole more than $100,000 in gold chains, rings, watches and diamonds, according to court records.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: October 31, 2015
York County gang member who threatened to ‘exterminate’ cops, witnesses, gets 18 years in prison (York, SC) : For gang member John Brooks Hall Duncan, a prosecutor telling a judge that Duncan threatened to kill three cops and four witnesses is a laughing matter. Duncan chuckled as a packed courtroom heard how he threatened to execute anybody who crossed him.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: October 30, 2015
Statesville police: 8 charged in gang-related cases (Statesville, NC): More than a half-dozen people with ties to a local gang were charged in a variety of crimes, including two robberies and more than two dozen break-ins and burglaries in the south Statesville area, said Statesville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division supervisor Capt. David Onley.
Source: Statesville Record & Landmark Date: October 30, 2015
OCDA Tony Rackauckas Files New Injunctions Against Two Gangs in Placentia (Placentia, CA): In what's seemingly becoming an annual tradition, Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas has filed new gang injunctions. Two separate civil suits brought on September 28 targets rivals La Jolla and Plas in Placentia. Together they are OC's 14th and 15th gang injunctions, and mark the first time the OCDA has filed against two gangs in one city at the same time.
Source: OC Weekly Date: October 30, 2015
Rival gangs brawl in Queens courthouse, injuring 5 officers: sources (Queens, NY): There was disorder in Queens Criminal Court when the gangs of New York went to war against each other in the basement lockups, it was revealed Friday. Five court officers were injured while trying to control the chaos as gang members battled each other, including one whose hand was nearly broken during the Thursday fracas, court spokeswoman Arlene Hackel said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: October 30, 2015
Accused gang member to be tried in 2009 slaying of man at Omaha convenience store (Omaha, NE): An accused gang member awaiting trial in a double homicide and a separate shooting also will be tried in the 2009 slaying of a man inside a north Omaha convenience store, a Douglas County judge ruled Friday.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: October 30, 2015
Yakima police: Man shot in leg by rival gang members (Yakima, WA): Yakima police said a man was shot in the leg Thursday night after apparently being confronted by rival gang members.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: October 30, 2015
Gang member sentenced to 16 years in 2013 shooting death (Newport Beach, VA): A gang member involved in a pair of Santa Ana shootings that left one woman dead and another permanently injured was sentenced in Harbor Court on Friday to 16 years in prison.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 30, 2015
Brothers, gang leaders convicted of organized crime, attempted murder (Denver, CO): Three members of a street gang were convicted by a Jefferson County jury for organized crime and attempted murder in the metro Denver area and Jefferson County over the past 11 years, officials said Friday.
Source: The Denver Post Date: October 30, 2015
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