Gang-Related News Articles
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Frayser community fears gangs are taking over (Memphis, TN): People in Frayser said gangs are taking over. “Man they killing, and robbing, and stealing everywhere,” a man who asked to not be identified by name said. “That’s just how it is. Ain’t no getting around it.”
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3 Date: October 12, 2014
Kinston Police arrest 6 gang members (Kinston, NC): Several gang members were arrested Sunday in Kinston on a variety of charges, four of the members were under 18.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12 Date: October 12, 2014
3 gang members sought in SE Portland stabbing (Portland, OR): A 21-year-old was stabbed multiple times in Southeast Portland Sunday afternoon after a sidewalk altercation with three suspected gang members.
Source: KOIN 6 News Date: October 12, 2014
Father stabbed in Southeast Portland (Portland, OR): Police are investing a suspected gang-related stabbing Sunday in Southeast Portland. The name of the victim, identified as a 21-year-old male suffering from non-life threatening wounds, was not immediately released.
Source: The Portland Tribune Date: October 12, 2014
Operations Ome Ce, Stonegarden: Racketeering investigation 'disrupts' Barrio Azteca gang (El Paso, TX): When El Paso police, state troopers and federal agents carried out a series of raids last month, it was the culmination of a three-year investigation targeting the Barrio Azteca gang, which has been hit with repeated blows using a federal racketeering law created to break the Mafia.
Source: El Paso Times Date: October 11, 2014
Three juveniles arrested in bicycle-gang beatings in Center City, Fairmount (Philadelphia, PA): Police have arrested three children for allegedly taking to their bicycles and swarming victims during at least two gang-style attacks in the Center City and Fairmount areas.
Source: The Inquirer Date: October 11, 2014
Police chief talks about increased Hill District police presence (Pittsburgh, PA): Acting Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay said he will increase the department's presence in the Hill District after gang activity took the life of a 17-year-old boy.
Source: WTAE Action News 4 Date: October 11, 2014
Video shows gang members with 4-year-old at a drug deal (New Orleans, LA): Cell phone video shows East Hollygrove gang members selling crack-cocaine in a car with a 4-year-old boy in the back seat. For a few minutes, the buyer and dealers debate the drug size and money owed.
Source: WVUE FOX 8 News Date: October 10, 2014
8 members of UC-area '2 Guns Gang' arrested (Cincinnati, OH): The Cincinnati Police Department announced the arrests of eight individuals Thursday associated with a string of robberies and violence in the Clifton area.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer Date: October 10, 2014
Four juveniles arrested on robbery, gang charges (Mason City, IA): Four juveniles from Mason City are facing felony charges, including robbery and gang participation. Darrius Rashawn Bolden, 13; Travis John Ulrich, 15; Rudy Andrew Huerta, 16; and Karl Aaron Karzin, 16, have been charged in connection with a Mason City Police Department investigation of a pattern of organized criminal activity by primarily local juveniles, according to Capt. Mike McKelvey.
Source: Globe Gazette Date: October 10, 2014
Fredericton police mum on rumours of gang being behind attacks (Fredericton, NB): Fredericton police are not confirming or denying reports that a low-level gang may be operating in the city. Some people have speculated that initiation rites could be behind two recent unprovoked attacks involving Peter Bryden last month and an unnamed teenager who was badly beaten in August.
Source: CBC News Date: October 10, 2014
Ex-Guard, Inmate Convicted in Hawaii Gang Trial (Honolulu, HI): A former guard was found guilty of taking bribes from a Hawaii prison gang to smuggle drugs and cigarettes to prisoners, while an inmate was convicted of leading a brutal attack to maintain his position in the gang.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News Date: October 10, 2014
Richmond gang members sentenced in killing (Martinez, CA): Two Richmond gang members who accepted plea bargains were sentenced Friday in the 2012 shooting death of a San Pablo man.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: October 10, 2014
Chattanooga police stop an alleged gang murder plot (Chattanooga, TN): A convicted felon and known associate of the street gang, Gangster Disciples was arrested after police say he used Facebook to solicit first degree murder. Demetrice Carson was taken into custody Thursday and charged with solicitation to commit 1st degree murder.
Source: WDEF News 12 Date: October 10, 2014
52 Members and Associates of San Bernardino Street Gang Targeted in Federal Drug Trafficking Indictment (Riverside, CA): After a federal grand jury issued a 90-page indictment, federal and state authorities today arrested 21 of 52 defendants linked to San Bernardino's largest gang on narcotics-trafficking charges that allege numerous transactions involving methamphetamine and heroin.
Source: Highland Community News Date: October 10, 2014
County receives $3M grant for gang violence prevention (Monterey County, CA): Like Christmas, grant funding fell on Salinas and Monterey County earlier this month. Days after $17.2 million in federal funding was announced in Salinas, the Monterey County Workforce Investment Board announced a $3 million grant to partner with the Youth Ambassadors for Peace program.
Source: The Californian Date: October 10, 2014
Hill District killing illustrates teen struggle to escape gang violence (Pittsburgh, PA): They're young. They're violent. And they have the attention of Pittsburgh law enforcement officials. Police are searching for multiple people as part of an investigation that spans beyond the shooting death of a Hill District teenager, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. said Friday.
Source: TribLIVE.com Date: October 10, 2014
Worcester police arrest 41 in drug sweep targeting gang members, violent offenders (Worcester, MA): It took them two days, but Worcester police officers successfully arrested 41 people during a drug sweep that was targeted to get gang members and other violent offenders off the streets.
Source: The Republican Date: October 10, 2014
Gang member gets 80 years to life in Santa Ana bakery shooting (Santa Ana, CA): A gang member who killed another man in an execution-style shooting at a crowded Santa Ana bakery was sentenced to prison Friday.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: October 10, 2014
Tacoma gang member gets 40 years for 2008 murder (Tacoma, WA): A Tacoma gang member convicted of shooting a man 16 times was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison, according to prosecutors.
Source: KOMO 4 News Date: October 10, 2014
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