Gang-Related News Articles
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Police arrest suspected gang member in assault case (Santa Barbara, CA): Police arrested a suspected gang member in connection with an assault and robbery last weekend, in addition to arresting the victim of the robbery on drug-related charges.
Source: The Daily Sound Date: September 25, 2009
Alleged gang members busted for drugs (Kingston, NY): Two Kingston men were arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges, following a buy and bus operation conducted by the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: September 25, 2009
Salinas gang summit eyes youth slayings (Salinas, CA): Salinas' gang homicide victims are among the youngest in the state, a fact that poses unique challenges, one of California's top federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 25, 2009
Gunplay nets St. Paul gang leader 14 years in prison (St. Paul, MN): DeAndre Neal-Hill, who is described in court documents as a leader of the violent Selby Side gang in St. Paul, was sentenced Friday in Ramsey County District Court to nearly 14 years in prison for exchanging gunfire with rival gang members in St. Paul's North End.
Source: Star Tribune Date: September 25, 2009
Utah survey: Gangs everywhere, but problem biggest in Magna (Salt Lake City, UT): One hundred percent of people questioned in a recent survey acknowledged there is a gang presence in West Valley City, Ogden, Orem, Logan and Salt Lake City's "central" region surrounding Liberty Park.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 25, 2009
Seat-belt violations lead to three arrests (Orlando, FL): Florida's new Click-It-or-Ticket law produced the arrests of two street gang members and their driver late Thursday on gun and drug charges, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: September 25, 2009
Four men indicted in series of gang attacks, slaying (Washington, DC): Four men were indicted by a D.C. Superior Court grand jury on 92 charges in connection with a four-month series of attacks, including a slaying and several shootings, in Northeast Washington last year, officials announced Wednesday.
Source: The Washington Post Date: September 24, 2009
Fight among partygoers led to fatal shooting, police say (Anchorage, AK): The east-side gunfight that broke out during a rowdy underage drinking party last weekend, killing a teenage girl, grew out of a fight between a local street gang and another group of men, according to court documents filed Wednesday in a related criminal case.
Source: Anchorage Daily News Date: September 24, 2009
Experts tell Salinas to create anti-gang plan (Salinas, CA): The state's gang "czar" and Northern California's top federal prosecutor delivered a tough love message to Salinas on Wednesday: Commit to a long-term plan for dealing with gang violence, and do it soon.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 24, 2009
Deputies raid homes, arrest two in connection to home invasion robbery (Altadena, CA): Sheriff's deputies raided five homes Thursday morning and arrested two people suspected of tying up and robbing an elderly Altadena woman of hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: September 24, 2009
Police crack down on East Side gang (Bridgeport, CT): Police have launched a crackdown on a gang they say is bent on controlling the city's East Side. Seven members of the so-called Ave Set Bloods were arrested on breach of peace and related charges, police said.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: September 24, 2009
Massive police raid targets brutal L.A. gang (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles cop Juan Aguilar has been battling the Avenues hoodlums long enough to have seen the gang at its most vicious.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 23, 2009
Providence gang member arrested on gun charge (Providence, RI): A member of the Asian Boyz street gang was arrested on a weapons charge over the weekend after the police found a loaded handgun tucked under the hood of his car.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: September 23, 2009
Conviction is a first for fast-growing Portsmouth gang (Portsmouth, VA): A 19-year-old Chesapeake man was found guilty Tuesday of the May 1 gang-related robbery of an I.C. Norcom High School student.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: September 23, 2009
Salinas, Monterey County work together for anti-gang cash (Salinas, CA): The Monterey County Board of Supervisors and Salinas City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an outline for dealing with the area's gang issues a report intended to bring more federal dollars to the local effort.
Source: The Californian Date: September 23, 2009
Gang-fighting plan gets supervisors' OK (Salinas, CA): The Board of Supervisors doled out high praise and unanimous approval Tuesday for the latest effort to fight gang violence.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: September 23, 2009
Mom is slain saving son (Bronx, NY): A young Bronx woman walking her 9-year-old son home from a Laundromat yesterday was caught in the crossfire of a gang shootout -- but managed to push him to safety before she was shot and killed, police said.
Source: New York Post Date: September 23, 2009
Gang recruitment videos prompt police search, arrest (Gainesville, FL): The first gang-related search warrant in Alachua County was executed Wednesday morning at a house a few blocks from Norton Elementary School.
Source: The Gainesville Sun Date: September 23, 2009
ACLU files lawsuit over gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): The American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday it has filed a federal lawsuit against the Orange County district attorney's office and Orange police over an injunction that forbids members of an area gang from associating in public, among other things.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 23, 2009
New approach to fighting Boone County gangs (Boone County, IL): The Boone County State's Attorney says after a five year surge in gang activity, from graffiti to gun violence, this summer was quieter than usual.
Source: WIFR 23 News Date: September 23, 2009
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