Gang-Related News Articles
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Pimp convicted of human trafficking, sentenced to life (Orange County, CA): A convicted gang member became the first defendant in Orange County on Friday sent to prison for human trafficking of a prostitute for the benefit of his street gang, according to prosecutors.
Source: MyNewsLa.com Date: June 5, 2015
DeKalb makes more arrests in 2012 gang-related killing (DeKalb County, GA): DeKalb County deputies arrested two more men on gang-related charges Friday, contending they were involved in murdering a young man more than three years ago.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: June 5, 2015
Another suspected gang-related shooting in Portland, but no apparent injuries (Portland, OR): Portland police responded Friday to reports of shots fired in outer Southeast Portland and said no one was apparently injured.
Source: The Oregonian Date: June 5, 2015
Police arrest four in connection with gang-related incidents in Pueblo (Pueblo, CO): The Pueblo Police Department has arrested four people in connection with gang-related incidents in the city.
Source: KXRM Fox 21 News Date: June 5, 2015
Gang Unit closes Binghamton home taken over by gang (Memphis, TN): A one-story white house with dark shutters next to an empty lot on Carpenter Street was boarded up Friday and plastered with the seal of the Multi-Agency Gang Unit.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: June 5, 2015
Albany, Troy Police team up on latest teen shooting investigation (Albany, NY): Police are concerned about a violent feud between gangs in Albany and Troy. Investigators believe that may be behind the murder of a teenager in Troy over the weekend.
Source: WNYT 13 News Date: June 4, 2015
New Minneapolis gang unit aims to 'disrupt and defuse' violence (Minneapolis, MN): When a gang-related shooting happens, it often doesn’t end with just one incident. A single shooting can lead to a widening web of violence and chaos. So Minneapolis police have formed a new gang unit designed to take a more sophisticated approach to the threat of retaliatory bloodshed between gangs.
Source: Star Tribune Date: June 4, 2015
Gang-related graffiti found in Springdale, police say (Springdale, AR): Graffiti police described as gang related was found on multiple buildings on Lowell Road over the past several days.
Source: Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Date: June 4, 2015
Police Department's new north Omaha gang specialist aims to get kids 'going in the right direction' (Omaha, NE): Terrence Mackey regularly keeps in touch with the youths he has mentored. There’s the young athlete Mackey spoke to at the Boys & Girls Club who got in trouble after some bad decisions. The boy didn’t like school, but Mackey kept telling him to stay involved.
Source: Omaha World-Herald Date: June 4, 2015
Portland man accused of criminal conspiracy to commit murder in 2014 gang-related killing (Portland, OR): A 20-year-old Portland man has been accused of conspiracy to commit murder in the nearly one-year-old gang-related killing of Andrew Leon Coggins Jr. near North Portland's New Columbia.
Source: The Oregonian Date: June 4, 2015
Lucedale man gets prison in gang-related drug trafficking conspiracy (Gulfport, MS): A Lucedale man arrested in a probe of drug trafficking by Black Gangster Disciples and their associates has been sentenced to prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute meth in George County and across southeast Mississippi.
Source: Sun Herald Date: June 4, 2015
Program for boys aims at preventing gang violence (Portland, OR): Monae Elliott condemns the recent acts of gang violence that ripped through the city last month. “It’s a mess,” she said. In the month of May, there were 25 acts of gang violence in the City of Portland, the highest single month total since 1999.
Source: KOIN 6 News Date: June 4, 2015
9 Hamilton homes targeted in Toronto anti-gang raids (Hamilton, ON): Nine Hamilton homes were raided by Toronto Police this morning, as part of an anti-gang investigation called Project Pharaoh. Toronto Police executed 50 search warrants in total in the greater Toronto-Hamilton area.
Source: CHCH News Date: June 4, 2015
Two arrested in connection to gang violence in Surrey and Delta (Surrey, BC) : Police arrested two men Thursday after dozens of officers searched homes in Surrey and Langley in relation to the rash of gang violence that has hit the area in recent weeks.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: June 4, 2015
Gang Link Suspected in Triple Homicide on Long Island (Long Island, NY): Police are investigating whether gang violence was behind a shooting on a residential street on Long Island that left three people dead and another wounded.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Date: June 4, 2015
Violence interrupters police work peace after possible gang-related crime (Albany, NY): Days after an 18-year-old was shot dead in a crime police say could be tied to a dual-city gang rivalry the victim's family, friends and community are saying, "No more." A peace rally near the corner of Old 6th Avenue and Hutton Street Thursday night was organized as a way to bring people together as two different groups work to steer the neighborhood away from loss and anger.
Source: WRGB 6 News Date: June 4, 2015
Four MS-13 members indicted for gang initiation murder (Union County, NJ): A Union County grand jury has returned indictments against four confirmed members of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) street gang accused of engineering the gang initiation-related murder of a person purported to be a rival gang member in Elizabeth last year, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.
Source: mycentraljersey.com Date: June 4, 2015
Aldermen, Police Chief at Odds over Gang Task Force (Green Bay, WI): Green Bay’s police chief announced his sudden retirement Thursday. Tom Molitor joined the Green Bay Police Department in 1982. In 2012 be came out of retirement to serve as interim chief. One year later he was named permanent chief.
Source: WBAY Action 2 News Date: June 4, 2015
Seven Point Plan Will Decrease Shootings and Save Lives (Chicago, IL): Commissioner Boykin says that since he unveiled his Seven Point Plan to reduce gun violence the Tuesday after Memorial Day Weekend, a strong and full fledged discussion has followed, with particular attention paid to his proposal to charge perpetrators of gun violence with domestic terrorism.
Source: Chicago Defender Date: June 4, 2015
Heartless Felon sentenced to life in prison for killing one man, paralyzing another over love interest (Cleveland, OH): A member of the Heartless Felons gang was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the chance of parole plus an additional 17 years for two shootings involving a woman he had been seeing, rather than gang activity.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: June 4, 2015
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