Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang member arrested with submachine gun, drugs (Merced, CA): A routine search ended over the weekend in Merced when investigators seized a submachine gun and a high-capacity magazine from a gang member’s home, police reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: September 23, 2013
Six years after killing, San Jose gang trial drawing to a close (San Jose, CA): Adrian Medina didn't die a pretty death -- and the path to justice against the gang charged with disemboweling the innocent teen also has been ugly.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: September 23, 2013
Former skinhead now advocates for tolerance, diversity (Des Moines, IO): Fear was a double edged sword for Frank Meeink. He generated fear as a young skinhead gang member in South Philadelphia.
Source: Marshalltown Times-Republican Date: September 22, 2013
Not a gang banger (Flagstaff, AZ): It has been exactly two weeks since Juan Hernandez, 23, was stabbed to death in a gang fight on South Elden Street.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun Date: September 22, 2013
Neighborhood gang violence on the rise (Waco, TX): For the past few months, Waco police, and the McLennan County Sheriff’s and District Attorney’s offices, have been tracking an uptick in neighborhood gang activity.
Source: KWTX 10 News Date: September 22, 2013
Denver anti-gang advocate held in Park Hill shooting (Denver, CO): One of the city's most prominent anti-gang activists was in a Denver jail cell Saturday, accused of shooting another man multiple times during a community rally he had helped organize in Park Hill.
Source: The Denver Post Date: September 21, 2013
Gang ties alleged in stabbing death: Eureka man faces 40 years to life if convicted in murder case (Eureka, CA): Friday, prosecutors filed a complaint against Flores charging him with murder stemming from Sunday's stabbing death of Joshua Lloyd Burrell, 33, of Eureka.
Source: Times-Standard Date: September 21, 2013
Cops raid county jail: Multi-agency effort nets insight into gang communications (Oroville, CA): Razor blades, gang notes and handcuff keys were among the items confiscated during a multi-agency raid Thursday at the Butte County Jail.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register Date: September 21, 2013
San Jose: East Palo Alto man charged with murder in Labor Day double-fatal crash near airport (San Jose, CA): In a case that was shrouded in secrecy for nearly three weeks, authorities have arrested and charged with murder a driver who while fleeing police crashed into and killed two women near San Jose's airport before abandoning his car.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: September 21, 2013
Tournament aims to end gang violence (Chicago, IL): Rival gangs came together on the basketball court Saturday after a particularly violent week on the South Side.
Source: WGN TV News Date: September 21, 2013
Baton Rouge to expand BRAVE project with $1M federal grant (Baton Rouge, LA): Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden says the city has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to expand the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination project, an anti-gang initiative credited with reducing the city's murder rate over the past year.
Source: KATC 3 News Date: September 20, 2013
Sweep strikes at Tulare County gangs (Tulare, CA): The sentencing this week in Visalia of a man to a 93-year-to-life prison sentence nearly brings to a close a major gang-suppression operation that led to arrests three years ago of more than 60 suspected gang members, most from Tulare County.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: September 20, 2013
Four indicted in Cobb gang beating, death (Atlanta, GA): A Cobb County grand jury has indicted four men accused of the brutal beating of a man that led to his death in June.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: September 20, 2013
Spring High School student expulsions outrage parents (Spring, TX): Things have not been the same at Spring High School since Joshua Broussard, 17, was stabbed to death by another student.
Source: CW39 NewsFix Date: September 20, 2013
New documentary "LTO: License To Operate," follows former LA gang members turned peace keepers on a mission to stop violence (Culver City, CA): Branding/Marketing agency Omelet, production company Foundation Content, and Director James Lipetzky have teamed up to jointly produce "License to Operate," a feature-length documentary film about former gang members who are working together to eliminate gang violence and restore peace in their communities.
Source: Shoot Online Date: September 20, 2013
New York man sentenced to 45 years in gang-related killing of Burlington County couple in Camden (Camden, NJ): A New York City man was the most recent to be sentenced for the 2010 gang-related killing of a Burlington County man and woman, whose bodies were found in a shallow, snow-covered grave in Camden.
Source: NJ.com Date: September 20, 2013
New Brunswick gang members convicted of plotting robbery (New Brunswick, NJ): Two members of a New Brunswick street gang have been found guilty of planning to rob a North Brunswick resident, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today.
Source: NJ TODAY Date: September 20, 2013
Newport News man sentenced for gang-related murder (Newport News, VA): A Newport News man was sentenced Friday for a gang-related murder at a Kmart parking lot in 2008.
Source: WAVY 10 News Date: September 20, 2013
Norcross man, four suspected accomplices face extortion charges (Gwinnett County, GA): The suspects are believed to be a part of an Asian gang, and to have extorted "protection" money from Gwinnett County business owners.
Source: NorcrossPatch Date: September 20, 2013
Mercer County awarded JAG grant money for gang and crime suppression (Mercer County, NJ): The Mercer County Gang and Crime Suppression Initiative was awarded $148,565 through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program from the Office of Justice Programs in Washington D.C at the end of August.
Source: The Trentonian Date: September 20, 2013
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