Gang-Related News Articles
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Retired judge's son convicted of drug, weapon charges: authorities (Riverside, CA): An admitted gang member who police say is the son of a retired judge has been found guilty of drug and weapon charges, according to a west suburban anti-gang task force.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: July 11, 2013
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke says shootings top goal for safety panel (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke on Tuesday spelled out a top priority of his Public Safety Committee and the police department.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: July 10, 2013
Police believe reports of vandalism may be gang-related (Lafayette, IN): Several weeks after saying there was no solid evidence of gang activity around Columbian Park, Lafayette police now say there may be evidence of gangs in the area. Since Saturday, officers have had almost a dozen reports of graffiti.
Source: WLFI 18 News Date: July 10, 2013
Shots fired as gang violence erupts in San Rafael; one teen suffers minor injury (San Rafael, CA): Gang violence erupted in San Rafael on Tuesday evening as assailants in a white Ford Taurus pulled up next to another car at a stop light and fired a burst of bullets before speeding away.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: July 10, 2013
Teen suspects sought in apparent gang-related stabbing on base (Moses Lake, WA): A 16-year-old Moses Lake teen was stabbed multiple times last night, July 9, in what appears to be a gang related fight in the Larson Housing Area.
Source: iFIBER One News Date: July 10, 2013
Three people report being shot at in Lincoln Park (San Diego, CA): A man in his 40s and two women in their 20s were fired on -- but not wounded -- by three men in an apparent gang-related attack early Wednesday as the victims tended to a broken-down car in Lincoln Park, police said.
Source: 10News Date: July 10, 2013
Murder suspect pleads not guilty (Stockton, CA): A documented gang member has pleaded not guilty in a 10-year-old shooting, a murder that was part of a criminal street gang's notorious crime spree that landed one of the assailants on death row.
Source: The Record Date: July 10, 2013
City cuts ribbon on Bronx summer program funded in part with money recovered from drug criminals (Bronx, NY) : It's out with the gangs and in with the games at a Morrisania playground. A seven-week summer program at the Mott Playground is being funded by money forfeited during gang busts conducted by the NYPD using social media.
Source: New York Daily News Date: July 10, 2013
Nassau works to restore youth programs (Nassau County, NY): More than 30 Nassau Youth Social Service agencies are scrambling to rehire social workers and relaunch programs for hundreds of at-risk juveniles after the county legislature restored $2.3 million cut from the groups earlier in the year.
Source: Newsday Date: July 10, 2013
D.C. area's high-end neighborhoods not spared from gang violence (Washington, DC): The D.C. area's increasingly high-end neighborhoods do not provide a haven from gang violence, police department officials say. The number of gang-related crimes are still “creeping up” in the Washington area, Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook said.
Source: The Washington Times Date: July 10, 2013
Despite recent gang headlines, stats show decrease in violence (Columbia, SC): "When you look at Columbia overall, we're talking about a very small percentage of gang members in gangs," said Columbia's Interim Police Chief Ruben Santiago.
Source: WIS 10 News Date: July 10, 2013
Fighting gang violence in Columbia (Columbia, SC) : Columbia Police say the shooting at the Colony Apartments and the murder of a mother of four on Tommy Circle in Columbia were both gang-related.
Source: WLTX 19 News Date: July 10, 2013
21 sex offenders, nine gang members facing charges (Edinburg, TX): U.S. Border Patrol agents netted 21 sex offenders and street gang members during June and July. Eight of the gang members arrested are Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13. Agents also apprehended one member of the 18th Street gang.
Source: KRGV 5 News Date: July 10, 2013
Newhall man killed in Panorama City: 'This is gang-related,' says officer (Panorama City, CA): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot today in an apparent gang-related attack in the Panorama City.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: July 10, 2013
Gang member draws 112 years in prison (Albany, NY): A Bloods gang member was sentenced Wednesday to 112 years in prison for his role in a large-scale narcotics pipeline that moved heroin and cocaine throughout the Capital Region.
Source: Times Union Date: July 10, 2013
PTC charges four teens for gang-related armed carjacking (Peachtree City, GA): Four teens from Palmetto, Union City and Atlanta, ranging in age from 14 to 16, are in custody following an armed hijacking Saturday afternoon in the Walmart parking lot in Peachtree City.
Source: The Citizen Date: July 10, 2013
Families of those involved in recent gang-related crimes say police aren't listening (Columbia, MO): As gang crime spills into the community, frustrated family members of those involved say police aren't listening.
Source: KMIZ ABC 17 News Date: July 10, 2013
Little Egg Harbor man pleads guilty to Bloods street gang murder conspiracy (Trenton, NJ): A 29-year-old Little Egg Harbor man — who also is a member of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the Bloods street gang — pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to murder another member of the gang in 2006, according to the state attorney general’s office.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: July 9, 2013
Rusk County sheriff plans programs for youth (Henderson, TX): Rusk County commissioners agreed Monday to spend drug seizure money to set up a new anti-gang program, said Sheriff Jeff Price. Chief Deputy Charles Helton said the aim of the program is to prevent "wannabe" gang members from turning into "gonnabe" gang members.
Source: Longview News-Journal Date: July 9, 2013
Merced County trio plead guilty to selling meth, await sentencing (Merced County, CA) : Three Merced County men pleaded guilty Monday in a Fresno courtroom to arranging the sale of methamphetamine to two men from Madera.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: July 9, 2013
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