Gang-Related News Articles

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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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Vineland woman aided Bloods gang members (Vineland, NJ): A 34-year-old Vineland woman helped facilitate phone calls between gang members in and outside the prison system, according to state officials from the Attorney General's Office.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: April 8, 2010

Lawmaker calls for Assembly hearing on gang problem (Wall, NJ): Assemblyman Dave Rible is calling for the Assembly to hold a public hearing on the growing problem of criminal gangs in New Jersey.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 7, 2010

Keansburg man, ex-prison officer among 22 indicted in gang case (Trenton, NJ): A Keansburg man who authorities say ran a drugs and weapons operation at the Shore for a set of the Bloods has been charged with first-degree gang criminality in a 22-person indictment that includes the gang's imprisoned "godfather" and a corrections officer.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 7, 2010

Top cops vow aggressive pursuit in fighting back against gangs (New Jersey): New Jersey's top law enforcement officials say they will target "increasingly sophisticated" white-collar crimes in a stepped-up effort to curtail the growth and expanding influence of gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 4, 2010

Gang solutions are few and far between (New Jersey): It's a Sunday afternoon, Valentine's Day, and Jarrett Lampkin is darting around a rec room filled with boys at the Lakewood Community Center. He's helping them write essays that express gratitude to their mothers.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 4, 2010

Funds deployed in war on gangs (New Jersey): More than $10 million in federal and state funds will be funneled into new programs aimed at stemming the tide of gang violence and crime in New Jersey.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: April 1, 2010

Vineland combats gangs at school level (Vineland, NJ): Busting street gang members for crimes may draw the bulk of public attention, but the effort of law enforcement agencies to disrupt the phenomenal growth of gangs is a war with more than one front.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 31, 2010

Bloods gang invading Camden's streets (Camden, NJ): Gangs have a long history in this troubled city, but the criminal group now causing the most concern is a relative newcomer. The Bloods, an often-violent street gang that arrived in North Jersey less than 20 years ago, has steadily expanded its range to this area.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: March 30, 2010

Some local police report declining gang activity (New Jersey): Millville has fewer gangs than neighboring cities, but the ones that are here keep police plenty busy. Sgt. Jody Farabella, who runs the Police Department's narcotics unit, says the Bloods, Crips and Latin Kings are the most active gangs.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: March 29, 2010

According to law enforcement, gangs hold specific functions throughout the community (New Jersey): The Asbury Park Press interviewed scores of law enforcement officers, gang members and community organizers, and reviewed state and federal gang reports.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 29, 2010

Gangs at the Jersey Shore (New Jersey): A look at the growing business of murder, crime and fear at the hands of New Jersey gangs.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 29, 2010

Union County Prosecutor's Office gang database helps investigations (Union County, NJ): The Union County Prosecutor's Office started looking more closely at local gangs about seven years ago because, in the words of Prosecutor Theodore Romankow, "we realized (local police) departments were using intelligence printed on three-by-five index cards.'
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: March 29, 2010

Gangs thriving in S.J. prisons (Camden, NJ): When authorities smashed a street gang that dealt drugs and violence in Camden, they swept dangerous figures off street corners along Broadway.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: March 29, 2010

'Gangs' series investigates Central Jersey's criminal organizations (New Jersey): Murder. Fear. Intimidation. Gangs, like the Bloods and MS-13, are terrorizing New Jersey.
Source: Courier News    Date: March 21, 2010

Asbury Park woman gets 15 years for role in gang-related shooting (Freehold, NJ): Before sentencing her to 15 years in prison, a judge Tuesday chastised an Asbury Park woman for her role in the Bloods street gang and murder of a gang member suspected of snitching.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: March 9, 2010

Newark Bloods gang member gets life in prison for fatal turf shooting (Irvington, NJ): A member of the Bloods street gang was sentenced Monday to life in prison, plus another 30 years, for an Irvington turf war shooting that left one member of the rival Crips gang dead and another wounded.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: March 2, 2010

Shopping the shootings and gangs (Jersey City, NJ): After growing up in Jersey City, Rhonda Moore, 38, worked on Wall Street and as an entertainment planner, but still couldn’t shake her roots.
Source: Hudson Reporter    Date: February 28, 2010

Drug bust in Jersey City nabs 26: including 'Bloods' (Jersey City, NJ): The New Jersey State Police announced on Thursday a major drug bust in Jersey City earlier in the day that led to 26 arrests including several members of the Bloods street gang.
Source: The Hudson Reporter    Date: February 18, 2010

Newark Police capture alleged Bloods member in drug raid (Newark, NJ): An alleged drug dealer and known member of the Bloods street gang was one three women arrested by Newark Police when they raided a North Ward home Thursday morning.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: February 5, 2010

Jersey City double murder likely gang-related (Jersey City, NJ): Two Jersey City men were both shot in the head yesterday morning at the corner of Woodlawn Avenue and Corcoran Street in what police believe to be a gang-related execution.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: February 3, 2010

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