Gang-Related News Articles
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Kansas City gang member sentenced to 30 years for drugs, gun (Kansas City, MO): A 35-year-old Crips street gang member has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for illegally possessing a controlled substance and firearms, but prosecutors say evidence indicates he's also responsible for killing five people.
Source: KSHB 41 News Date: February 11, 2016
Suspect Named After Shots Fired Outside Miami Carol City High School (Miami Gardens, FL): Police responded to a shooting outside Carol City Senior High School in Miami Gardens Wednesday. The shots were fired on Miami Gardens Drive outside the school and a school office window was hit, Miami-Dade County Public School officials said.
Source: NBC Miami Date: February 11, 2016
Leader of NJ Crips gang indicted (Newark, NJ): The leader of one of New Jersey’s most violent street gangs ordered murders of people thought to have cooperated with law enforcement and ran an operation that engaged in racketeering, extortion, robbery and drug trafficking, a federal indictment unsealed Thursday alleged.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: February 11, 2016
Girl, 1, killed in Compton as gunfire erupts outside home (Compton, CA): A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib was fatally shot late Tuesday evening by a gunman who opened fire outside her family's house in Compton, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: February 10, 2016
Residents, officials and police gather at community forum to discuss gang violence (Lodi, CA): In the aftermath of two violent murders and following a rising trend in the amount of guns found on the streets in Lodi, the community has rallied together to try to seek solutions.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: February 10, 2016
Zion man accused of firing gun during gang fight (Zion, IL): A registered gang member from Zion has been charged with firing a weapon during a fight between rival gangs, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Daily Herald Date: February 10, 2016
Zion man accused of opening fire during gang fight in Beach Park (Zion, IL): A Zion man accused of opening fire just before officers responded to a gang fight in Beach Park has been arrested and charged with several felonies, police said Wednesday.
Source: Lake County News-Sun Date: February 10, 2016
Men Found Guilty of Murdering Kelly Hunt in 2013 Santa Barbara Gang Slaying (Santa Barbara, CA): After two days of deliberation, a jury found two men guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 slaying of a man on Olive Street in Santa Barbara.
Source: Noozhawk Date: February 10, 2016
Man charged with shooting gun during Beach Park gang fight (Beach Park, IL): A north suburban man has been charged with firing a gun during a gang fight in Beach Park last month.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: February 10, 2016
See where Pueblo gang violence is happening (Pueblo, CO): Gang violence in Pueblo is one of the biggest concerns for both police and people who live there. We learned more about where exactly gang violence happens in the city.
Source: KXRM FOX 21 News Date: February 10, 2016
Homicide, robbery up in Concord but home burglaries fell sharply in 2015 (Concord, CA): Homicides, robberies and rapes were up last year, but overall crime fell by 10 percent driven by a sharp drop in residential burglaries, according to crime statistics. In 2014, Concord had three homicides and the city appeared on course for a lower number last year.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: February 10, 2016
Gang-related assault (Flagstaff, AZ): A man was assaulted in a Flagstaff park in what appears to have been a gang- motivated attack. The victim told police he believed the attack was gang-related because the suspects were both wearing red shirts and he was wearing a blue beanie. Red is an east Flagstaff gang color and blue is a west Flagstaff gang color.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun Date: February 10, 2016
Detroit to Morgantown drug bust referred to as gang related (Morgantown, WV): West Virginia is a prime target for drug dealers outside of the state, so much so, gangs in Detroit have divided the state in territories, according to U.S. Attorney for the Northern District Bill Ihlenfeld.
Source: WAJR Date: February 10, 2016
Gang member behind bars after Chattanooga Police say he ran from them (Chattanooga, TN): A 19-year-old gang member is behind bars after Chattanooga Police say he ran from them during a traffic stop. An officer tried to stop Nautica Goldthreat on Saturday night.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9 Date: February 10, 2016
Violent street gang targets Montgomery County (Montgomery County, TX): Members of a violent street gang hit Montgomery County and residents are being warned not to carry large amounts of cash. Investigators say the Market Money Street gang has targeted at least one Montgomery County resident.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News Date: February 10, 2016
Police arrest 18, seize drugs in street gang operation (Montreal, QC): Montreal police investigators say they have arrested 18 street gang members that were trafficking drugs in the northern Montreal area. Police raided 18 homes and four vehicles Wednesday, seizing about 710 grams of cocaine, three ounces of crack cocaine, 25 grams of marijuana and cartridges for guns of various calibres.
Source: CTV Montreal Date: February 10, 2016
Three Bloods Street Gang Members Indicted in Shooting of Rahway Man (Rahway, NJ): Three men, who are confirmed members of the Piru set of the Bloods street gang, were indicted by a Union County grand jury in connection with a fatal shooting in Rahway, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced today.
Source: WestfieldPatch Date: February 10, 2016
Alleged MS-13 gang members waive bail hearing in Boston courthouse (Boston, MA): Three alleged members of a violent international street gang appeared in federal court Tuesday morning and agreed to waive their detention, meaning they will be held without bail for now.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: February 9, 2016
Man found shot to death in bullet-riddled car with Uber sticker in Lincoln Heights (Los Angeles, CA): Four people were taken into custody early Tuesday after a man was found shot to death in a car bearing an Uber sticker in Lincoln Heights.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: February 9, 2016
New York City Police Reorganizing to Focus More on Gangs (New York, NY): The New York Police Department announced on Tuesday that it was reorganizing its investigative operations, a move that senior officials said would allow for an increased focus on gang activity.
Source: The New York Times Date: February 9, 2016
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