Gang-Related News Articles
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Biggest street-gang trial in recent Chicago history begins (Chicago, IL): Six purported leaders of Chicago's powerful Hobos street gang went on trial Wednesday in a case that could provide a rare look inside the kind of criminal activity fueling gun violence in the nation's third-largest city.
Source: WPXI 11 News Date: September 14, 2016
As shootings continue, Minneapolis police attempt to stem gang bloodshed (Minneapolis, MN): On paper, it had all the makings of a revenge shooting. Minneapolis police detectives figured that the perpetrator crept up to the dining room window under the cover of darkness one night last week, and squeezed off a trio of shots from a semiautomatic handgun.
Source: Star Tribune Date: September 13, 2016
Murderers Without Codes Turn Murder Vigils Into Murder Scenes in Chicago (Chicago, IL): Just 28 hours after ‘Nemo’ was shot dead, his stepbrother and two others were shot, one fatally, at a makeshift memorial for him.
Source: The Daily Beast Date: September 13, 2016
Police Urging Caution In Wake Of Possible Gang-Related Shootings In Hempstead (Hempstead, NY): Two possible gang-related shootings have police in one Long Island community urging residents to be cautious.
Source: CBS2 News Date: September 13, 2016
After 63-Year Old Man Killed, Neighbors Worry About Gang Activity (New Orleans, LA): The 63-year-old man killed in Sunday's mass shooting near First Street and Claiborne Avenue was described by friends as a hard working landscaper and a well-liked neighbor on Rex Place in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans.
Source: WWLTV.com Date: September 13, 2016
Authorities arrest 38 in Pueblo street gang task force (Pueblo, CO): Federal and local authorities arrested 38 people last week in a roundup of alleged gang members.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS Date: September 13, 2016
Programs in Omaha aim to get people away from gangs (Omaha, NE): There are programs that work to impact and stop violence in the Omaha area.
Source: KETV 7 News Date: September 13, 2016
Dozens of gang members, violent offenders arrested after operation, police say (Omaha, NE): A three-month operation to get violent offenders off the streets netted dozens of arrests, police said Tuesday.
Source: KETV 7 News Date: September 13, 2016
Napa Police investigating shooting at First Street/Freeway Drive (Napa Valley, CA): A 17-year-old Napa youth was shot Sunday night in the vicinity of First Street/Freeway Drive by an unknown assailant who got away, Napa Police reported.
Source: Napa Valley Register Date: September 12, 2016
Man, two others charged in recent shootings of Columbia juveniles (Columbia, SC): Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announced Monday at a news conference that his agency, along with the Richland County Sheriff's Department Gang Task Force made several arrests related to several shootings where juveniles were shot.
Source: WACH FOX57 News Date: September 12, 2016
Triple Shooting in Broad Daylight Leaves One Dead, Two Injured (Fresno, CA): A triple shooting in broad daylight on Sunday leaves one man dead and two others injured. Fresno Police said the shooting happened around 2pm near Hawes and Fruit just south of Chandler airport. The suspect is still on the run.
Source: Yourcentralvalley.com Date: September 11, 2016
Gun violence a daily struggle for residents on city’s South and West sides, an afterthought for students on Lincoln Park, Loop campuses (Chicago, IL): Gun violence in Chicago has become a national topic of discussion during the past few weeks following the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge, a mother of four and the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, and the city’s 500th homicide occurring over Labor Day weekend.
Source: The DePaulia Date: September 11, 2016
South Side gang members stole dozens of luxury cars from suburbs (Chicago, IL): Wealthy suburbanites, you may want to put your car keys away. South Side thieves have targeted luxury cars in 40 wealthy towns across the Chicago area from Lake Forest to Barrington to Hinsdale, officials say.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: September 11, 2016
Gangster sentenced for gun crimes tied to innocent woman’s death (Seattle, WA): As it stands, there’ll be no full measure of justice for Cassandra Hampton. Hampton was having a night out in Seattle’s clubby Pioneer Square neighborhood when a stray bullet cut short her life at 27.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: September 10, 2016
Local group meets to promote unity and peace (Columbus, GA): On Saturday the 706 call for unity meeting took place. Several families who have been directly impacted by gang violence told their stories.
Source: WRBL News 3 Date: September 10, 2016
12-Year Old Girl Wounded in South Los Angeles Shooting (South Los Angeles, CA): A 12-year-old girl was shot Saturday night in South Los Angeles - an apparent unintended target of a gang-related shooting.
Source: KABC 7 News Date: September 10, 2016
Miami gang life: 19-year-old victim loved his accused killer as brother (North Miami Beach, FL): When 19-year-old Christopher "Loko" Francois went to the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center to bail out a friend, he never imagined he would end up dead hours later.
Source: WPLG Local 10 News Date: September 10, 2016
U.S. Marshals Service made 195 arrests in gang crackdown in just 2 months (Phoenix, AZ): The U.S. Marshals Service in Arizona has made 195 arrests in a gang crackdown over the last two months. They called it "Operation Summer Burn." The crackdown are focused in Phoenix and Chandler areas with historically high gang activity.
Source: 12news.com Date: September 10, 2016
Redwood City: 23 indicted in gang-related brawl at Maguire Correctional Facility (Redwood City, CA): A San Mateo County Grand Jury has indicted nearly two dozen Norteño gang members in connection with a lopsided jailhouse brawl last year that left a rival Sureño gang member with a broken eye socket, according to prosecutors.
Source: The Mercury News Date: September 9, 2016
Baldwin drive-by shooting count up to 51 (Baldwin County, GA): Milledgeville and Baldwin county have been plagued by drive by shootings for over a year.
Source: WMAZ 13 News Date: September 9, 2016
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