Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang life in B.C.: 6 'myths' revealed in new police videos (BC, Canada): B.C.'s anti-gang agency has teamed up with parents of young people killed by gang involvement to create a series of videos they hope will help keep youth out of gangs, by dispelling myths of power, money and respect.
Source: CBC News Date: January 27, 2015
After two months, city jail gang case nears jury (Baltimore, MD): After more than two months of testimony, the federal trial of eight defendants in the Baltimore City Detention Center corruption case is expected to be presented to the jury for deliberations as soon as Wednesday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: January 27, 2015
Columbus law enforcement officials participate in community forum (Columbus, GA): Top law enforcement officials Marshal Greg Countryman, Major Freddie Blackmon of Columbus Police Department and Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr addressed dozens of Columbus residents Tuesday at the Columbus Public Library.
Source: WTVM 9 News Date: January 27, 2015
Three Clark County inmates face additional gang-related charges (Clark County, IN): David Carter, Phillip Hutt and Ryan Hardin are charged with criminal gang activity and battery. Investigators said they are members of the Gaylord gang. They are accused of assaulting an inmate and fellow gang member over drugs.
Source: WLKY News Date: January 27, 2015
Gunshots on Judd Street Were 'Gang-Related' (Woodstock, IL): The Woodstock Police Department is investigating what they described as a gang-related incident after two gunshot rounds were fired through the front window of a residence in the 400 block of West Judd Street.
Source: The Woodstock Independent Date: January 27, 2015
Proliferation of gangs in Calgary concerning to police (Calgary, AB): Calgary police say a recent string of what they believe to be gang-related shootings are being investigated as high priority cases.
Source: Global News Date: January 27, 2015
Mayor Says Witnesses Who Come Forward Will Be Protected (Omaha, NE): There is still no suspect in a shooting that killed three people and wounded five others according to Mayor Jean Stothert.
Source: WOWT 6 News Date: January 27, 2015
Garden Grove woman pleads guilty in kidnapping (Santa Ana, CA): A 45-year-old Garden Grove woman, who prosecutors say was a ringleader in a white supremacist gang, pleaded guilty Tuesday to kidnapping and assaulting a man she blamed for her car being impounded.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: January 27, 2015
Gang exit strategy to get six figures from taxpayers (Ottawa, ON): The city is poised to add $250,000-$350,000 to its fight against gangs, specifically to help extract gangsters from the criminal underworld, the Sun has learned.
Source: Ottawa Sun Date: January 27, 2015
Trial ordered for 16-year-old charged in double slaying (Omaha, NE): The 16-year-old son of an anti-gang activist will stand trial in the gang-related shooting deaths of two Omaha men at a party, a Douglas County Judge ordered Tuesday.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: January 27, 2015
Alleged Chinese student gang at MSU focus of trial (Mason, MI): A Michigan State University student from China beaten severely last year at a karaoke bar was attacked by members of a Chinese gang, prosecutors said Monday.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: January 27, 2015
Henrico, Chesterfield crimes point to notorious gang (Henrico County, VA): Right now investigators are checking to see if an alleged gang member is connected to crimes out of Henrico and Chesterfield.
Source: WWBT 12 News Date: January 27, 2015
Officers shoot, kill suspected Ohio gang ringleader (Columbus, OH): The suspected ringleader of a central Ohio gang facing more than 100 years in prison if convicted was shot and killed Tuesday after he opened fire on police, authorities said.
Source: The Blade Date: January 27, 2015
Police say 400-500 gang members in Ottawa (Ottawa, ON): The numbers don't lie. According to the Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit, there are between 400 and 500 gang members in the capital.
Source: CTV News Date: January 26, 2015
Man sentenced for drug role with violent Atlantic City gang (Camden, NJ): Federal prosecutors say a distributor for a criminal street gang that used threats, intimidation and violence to maintain control of the illegal drug trade in Atlantic City has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Source: Fox 5 News Date: January 26, 2015
San Francisco: Gang task force investigates shootings of 2 teens (San Francisco, CA: The San Francisco Police Department's gang task force is investigating two separate shootings that injured teenage boys in the city's Visitacion Valley on Saturday evening as well as a homicide and another shooting last week in the Sunnydale public housing complex, a police spokeswoman said today.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: January 26, 2015
City Officials and Residents Tackle Gang Violence During Meeting at Eastdale Recreation Center (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher said, "I've been going to community meetings for over two decades, and a turnout like this is almost unheard of. This is a fantastic showing, a fantastic energy and a lot of good ideas and a lot of good emotion."
Source: WDEF News 12 Date: January 26, 2015
Man pleads guilty to trying to kill 2 Pomona gang rivals (Los Angeles, CA): A 18-year-old Montclair man on the verge of going to trial for two shootings targeting a rival gang member pleaded guilty Monday to attempted murder and was sentenced to more than 27 years in prison.
Source: MyNewsLa.com Date: January 26, 2015
LAPD statistics illustrate the 'nature of homicide in Los Angeles' (Los Angeles, CA): Sunday and Monday were the deadliest days of the week in Los Angeles in 2014. April saw the most killings; January and February the least. More people were killed with a firearm than any other weapon.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: January 26, 2015
Gang member allegedly tried to shoot a Trenton man for cooperating with police (Trenton, NJ): A Ewing man with gang ties and a violent streak was trying to knock off a city man he said snitched on his cousin for shooting him in 2011 when he brazenly opened fire on a car outside of city police headquarters earlier this month, prosecutors said.
Source: The Trentonian Date: January 26, 2015
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