Gang-Related News Articles
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Moms Bring Back Englewood Patrols In Response To Gang Threat (Chicago, IL): In Englewood, community leaders are on alert after learning of a gang threat on social media. Police have an ally, mothers who patrol the streets with a smile. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports they have an impressive track record.
Source: CBS Chicago Date: September 16, 2015
Officials confirm gang-related fights at Clinton Correctional Facility (Dannemora, NY): Assemblywoman Janet Duprey said gang fights have broken out numerous times at Clinton Correctional Facility since Richard Matt and David Sweat broke out in early June.
Source: WPTZ 5 News Date: September 15, 2015
Student arrested at Broughton H.S. on gang-threat charge (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a 17-year-old at Broughton High School in Raleigh on Monday morning, charging that he had threatened to hurt a 15-year-old for withdrawing from a gang.
Source: The News & Observer Date: September 15, 2015
Four men land gang charges for Monroe Street robbery (Sandusky, OH): Gang charges were leveled against three Sandusky men and an Akron man for their alleged involvement in an armed Monroe Street robbery last month. Not only did the group allegedly rob a man at gunpoint and proceed to beat him while he was on the ground— police say all four men are affiliated with a local gang, and a September grand jury indicted them for that involvement.
Source: Sandusky Register Date: September 15, 2015
Judge orders former ‘Fly Boyz’ den vacated (Alton, IL): A judge Tuesday ordered owners and residents to vacate an infamous Tremont Street house, the home of the fledgling street gang, “The Fly Boyz,” whose exploits across from a school resulted in a first-degree murder.
Source: The Alton Telegraph Date: September 15, 2015
Coroner names victim shot while protecting home (Pueblo, CO): A man was fatally shot in an alley behind his Bessemer home Monday night after he reportedly confronted individuals who were applying gang graffiti to his house.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain Date: September 15, 2015
Two Cleveland men plead guilty to murder in death of 15-year-old friend (Cleveland, OH): Two Cleveland men could get life prison terms for the death of a 15-year-old friend, who was hit by a bullet that prosecutors say was intended for a rival gang member.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: September 15, 2015
Investigation continues into McK teenager killed in gang shooting (McKinleyville/Eureka, CA): In the days after 18-year-old Dax Edward Brown was fatally shot at Eureka’s Hammond Park, a makeshift memorial sprang up near where he was killed.
Source: Mad River Union Date: September 15, 2015
Investigators suspect gang violence in rash of shootings in Turlock (Turlock, CA): The Turlock Police Department is investigating a series of shootings that occurred over the weekend in what could be an outbreak of gang violence. No injuries were reported from the three shootings, though at least in one case the target was an occupied dwelling, said Turlock Police
Source: The Turlock Journal Date: September 15, 2015
Police shooting of Syracuse man happened during gang-fighting initiative (Syracuse, NY): Kadeem Arrindell-Martin was shot by Syracuse detectives in July during a police initiative aimed at curbing gang violence, records show.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: September 15, 2015
Sheriff: Gangs involved in fatal Tyler truck stop shooting, arrests expected soon (Tyler, TX): The Smith County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying possible suspects in a deadly truck stop shooting in Tyler last month.
Source: KLTV 7 News Date: September 15, 2015
Syracuse gang crackdown results in charges ranging from assault to noise (Syracuse, NY): Charges filed against 21 people during a Syracuse police gang crackdown this summer range from noise violations to assault. The defendants were charged between July 4 and Aug. 12 during Truce, a program aimed at curbing violence following homicides linked to gangs.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: September 15, 2015
248 people arrested in Syracuse during initative to curb gang violence (Syracuse, NY): Police arrested 248 people in Syracuse this year during a five-month initiative to combat gang violence. Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler said 124 of the 248 people arrested during Operation Salt City belong to gangs. The arrests were announced today during a news conference at the James M. Hanley Federal Building.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: September 14, 2015
Gang member accused of killing toddler appears in court (Arapahoe County, CO): The gang member accused of killing a toddler appeared in court in Arapahoe County Monday. No plea was entered and an arraignment date was set for Nov. 2.
Source: 9NEWS Date: September 14, 2015
Former Gang Members, Police Team Up to Stop Violence (Charlotte, NC): There are still no arrests in a rash of shootings over Labor Day weekend. Twelve shootings in all killed five people, including a 7-year-old boy. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police called the shootings "gang-like."
Source: TWC News Date: September 14, 2015
Salinas city leaders encourge teens to prevent violence by joining neighborhood watch groups (Salinas, CA): There have been 23 homicides in Salinas so far this year. The latest just this weekend and last week a 16-year-old was killed. Now neighborhood watch groups in Salinas want to try something a little different to turn its city around and stop the reoccurring violence.
Source: KION 46 News Date: September 14, 2015
Pastor's 'Dummy in a Casket' Makes 'Shocking' Statement Amid Rising Street Violence (Indianapolis, IN): An Indiana pastor who's overwhelmed by the violence plaguing his city is taking a creative approach to address the escalating murder rate in Indianapolis by showcasing a "dummy in a casket" display to reveal the devastating aftermath families are left with when a child is killed as a casualty of criminal gang violence.
Source: Christian Post Date: September 14, 2015
Alleged Saucier gang member may return to prison on probation violation (Gulfport, MS): A man identified as a street gang member when he went to prison for making meth may be going back to prison on a second probation violation.
Source: Sun Herald Date: September 14, 2015
Crips Gang Member Pleads Guilty To Selling Heroin In Essex County (Newark, NJ): A member of the Grape Street Crips street gang had admitted to distributing heroin near the Pennington Court public-housing complex in Newark.
Source: NewarkPatch Date: September 14, 2015
Gang prevention classes will return to William Tell Elementary (Tell City, IN): A tradition of helping students learn how to make better decisions – at all stages of their lives – will continue during the new school year at William Tell Elementary. A Gang Resistance Education and Training class that has been offered to sixth-graders there since 2012 will continue under Tell City Detective Derrick Lawalin.
Source: Perry County News Date: September 14, 2015
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