Gang-Related News Articles
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Enfield murder ‘gang-related’ (Enfield, VA): Following the arrest of another suspect in the June 22 shooting death of Enfield resident Jarshamel Jaleek Cambridge, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp told The Daily Herald on Friday the murder was gang-related.
Source: The Daily Herald Date: July 19, 2015
Working for justice (Stockton, CA): As Jesse De La Cruz stared at Alcatraz Island from the San Francisco pier, tears ran down his face. De La Cruz had spent the past 30 years of his life in and out of custody. His life had been a merry-go-round of heroin, violence and arrests, but on that day, life changed.
Source: The Record Date: July 19, 2015
Fresno County gang sweep takes several suspects off the streets (Fresno, CA): Several suspected gang members are off the streets after a sweep across Fresno County. The Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium, or "MAGEC" targeted rural areas overnight, including parts of Orange Cove, Reedley, Parlier, Selma and Kingsburg.
Source: KFSN 30 News Date: July 19, 2015
11 suspected Bloods Street Gang members arrested (Dover, DE): Dover police arrested 11 people believed to be members of the Bloods Street Gang for gang, drug and gun charges Thursday following a nearly two-and-a-half-month investigation.
Source: The News Journal Date: July 18, 2015
Man facing charges in 2 double homicides said he'd quit gang life (Omaha, NE): It appeared that Akeem Jones had left the street gang he had been a part of for years. He got a job, a new place to live and different friends. In 2014, he said he had left the gang life, and he had worked to help other gang members do the same.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: July 18, 2015
Gangs a focus of summit on violence in ABQ (Albuquerque, NM): Getting gangsters to model their tattoos for the camera instead of arresting them for simple drug possession charges and getting access to the State Fair photo booths where people are known to flash gang signs.
Source: Albuquerque Journal Date: July 18, 2015
Minneapolis uses citywide plan to reduce youth violence (Minneapolis, MN): A decade ago, Minneapolis had a problem: Too many kids were being shot and killed. R.T. Rybak, who was mayor at the time, remembers the frustration of standing at the scene of a fatal shooting and hearing bystanders say, "I saw this coming." Both the teen lying dead and the shooter had shown signs of trouble.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: July 18, 2015
Looking back at Allentown's bloodiest year (Allentown, PA): Allentown's growing skyline and rejuvenated business district are symbols of rapid progress toward a better future — one that seemed utterly impossible a decade ago.
Source: The Morning Call Date: July 18, 2015
4 wounded in Logan Heights gang shooting (Logan Heights, CA): Four men were wounded in what San Diego police said appeared to be a gang-related shooting in Logan Heights Saturday evening.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: July 18, 2015
For troubled youths, veterans offer shoulders to lean on (Chicago, IL): Two dozen boys wore cobalt polos and matching grins listening to the keynote speakers of their graduation ceremony. Absent from the event was a Little Village graduate who was recovering after being shot last week.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: July 18, 2015
Police arrest man, juvenile in connection with gang-related graffiti (San Bruno, CA): Police arrested two people Wednesday in connection to a recent series of acts of vandalism that have been happening throughout the city of San Bruno.
Source: KRON 4 News Date: July 18, 2015
Suspect arrested in deadly gang-motivated shooting (San Jose, CA): Police have arrested two suspects in the deadly shooting of a 19-year-old man in South San Jose earlier this week and have deemed the attack to have been gang motivated, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 17, 2015
Accused shooter ordered by Troup County judge to be held (LaGrange, GA): An 18-year-old man accused of shooting another man in the leg outside a Hamilton Road gas station in June appeared in Troup County Magistrate Court on Thursday for a probable cause hearing.
Source: LaGrange Daily News Date: July 17, 2015
Federal attorneys say to expect more gang indictments (Chicago, IL): Federal attorneys extended their work against local violent gang members Thursday with two more indictments, and U.S. Attorney David Capp said his office isn't done with them.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: July 17, 2015
Gang violence predicted to top 2012 levels (Portland, OR): Gang violence in Portland is on track to be the highest in 13 years , according to new numbers released by the Portland Police Bureau. As of July 15, the Gang Enforcement Team has begun investigating 92 incidents of gang violence. The highest number since 2002 was 118 incident for all 2012, a total that will be easily broken if the trend continues.
Source: The Portland Tribune Date: July 17, 2015
Study: Tri-Cities lacks resources to fight gang problem (Pasco, WA): The unmistakable sound of a gun firing rang out behind Jose as he casually walked in a Pasco alley earlier this month. It was broad daylight in a populated part of town, but when a gang member spots a rival, all bets are off.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: July 17, 2015
San Jose Suspects Arrested After Deadly Gang Dispute (San Jose, CA): In San Jose, two suspects have been taken into custody after an argument over gang affiliations led to the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Marcos Flores earlier this week.
Source: The Inquisitr Date: July 17, 2015
More shots fired, possible gang activity under scrutiny after Ypsilanti homicide (Ypsilanti, MI): Police are investigating after gunfire hit an Ypsilanti Township home overnight and shots were reportedly fired on an Ypsilanti street not far from where Keandre Duff was shot to death early Sunday morning.
Source: MLive Date: July 17, 2015
Man says he’s not in gang, gets stabbed (Clarksville, TN): A man was stabbed outside his home late Tuesday night after another man asked him what gang he belongs to, and he responded that he was not in a gang, according to a Clarksville Police Department report.
Source: The Leaf-Chronicle Date: July 17, 2015
Affidavit: Franklin man member of ‘Red Stone Rydahs’ gang (Franklin, VA): In Norfolk Federal Court Friday, a Franklin man was charged with distributing 100 grams or more of heroin, distribution of heroin, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a stolen firearm.
Source: WAVY 10 News Date: July 17, 2015
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