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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.
Men charged with breaking car window, injuring passenger (Elgin, IL): Two men were arrested late Saturday after they broke a window on a car with people inside, Elgin police said.
Source: Daily Herald Date: January 17, 2006
Boy, 15, dies after drive-by shooting (Oakland, CA): A 15-year-old boy died this weekend after a drive-by shooting on a corner known for gang activity, but investigators do not know whether the boy was singled out by the gunman, police said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: January 17, 2006
Three arrested in fatal shooting in East Tacoma (Tacoma, WA): Police have arrested three teenage Tacoma boys in connection with a fatal gang-related shooting at an East Side home last month.
Source: The News Tribune Date: January 17, 2006
Police probe fatal knifing (Union City, CA): The Alameda County coroner's office has identified the man stabbed to death during a suspected gang-related fight at Perry Road and Mann Avenue on Friday evening as Nam Pham of Fremont.
Source: The Argus Date: January 17, 2006
Man, boy stabbed by suspected gang members in mall parking lot (Arcadia, CA): An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after being stabbed by a group of suspected gang members in the parking lot of an Arcadia shopping center, police said.
Source: NBC 4 News Date: January 17, 2006
Four shootings in Nampa already this year (Nampa, ID): Nampa Police are investigating four drive-by shootings just this month.
Source: KBCI 2 News Date: January 17, 2006
Trenton homicides surge to record high as gang violence escalates (Trenton, NJ): Kathy McBride's phone rang one night last October, and she could hear her 20-year-old daughter crying out: "Help me, Mommy, I'm on the ground."
Source: Newsday Date: January 16, 2006
Former gang members try to prevent next generation from making the same mistakes (Los Angeles, CA): Inside the locked gates of a county juvenile detention facility in Sylmar, north of Los Angeles, all eyes are on Ernesto "Satan" Deras.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: January 15, 2006
Increased gang activity part of problem (Houston, TX): The crudely scrawled letters "LTC" appear, ghostlike, beneath a thin layer of brown paint on the apartment building where Eduardo Hernandez was killed Dec. 6.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: January 15, 2006
17-year-old stabbed in gang fight (Tobyhanna, PA): A stabbing early Saturday morning involving rival gang members left a teenager critically injured and the alleged assailant in jail.
Source: Pocono Record Date: January 15, 2006
Triangle leaders hold gang talk (Raleigh, NC): Dr. Martin Luther King preached the need for civic responsibility, and in his memory Saturday several community leaders tried to start a Trianglewide conversation about how to apply that principle to gang prevention.
Source: The News & Observer Date: January 15, 2006
Violence hits home (Houston, TX): Her parents keep a watchful eye on 1-year-old Alexes Lloyd as she plays on a patch of grass outside their southwest Houston apartment that, come nightfall, will be the territory of the gang that controls the complex.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: January 15, 2006
Durham may get 'gang czar' (Durham, NC): When members of the Durham Police Department's gang unit showed up at Riverside High School recently, the county Sheriff's Office, which has a resource officer stationed there, was as surprised as anyone.
Source: The News & Observer Date: January 14, 2006
Former Douglas man shot by gang member (Tucson, AZ): A former Douglas man was shot and killed in Tucson Tuesday shortly after he separated his son and a gang member in an argument.
Source: Douglas Daily Dispatch Date: January 14, 2006
Boys assaulted by possible gang members in Mountain View (Mountain View, CA): Two teenage boys were assaulted and one was stabbed by possible teenage gang members Tuesday evening in Mountain View, the Mountain View Police Department reported Thursday.
Source: CBS 5 News Date: January 14, 2006
Grant to help fund gang enforcement (Palmdale, CA): A $500,000 state grant will pay for expanding anti-gang law-enforcement efforts and mentoring programs aimed at keeping youngsters out of gangs in the Antelope Valley.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: January 14, 2006
Teen stabbed to death in Union City gang fight (Union City, CA): A teenager was stabbed to death and an older man was severely beaten Friday evening in a gang-related fight in the Downtown Estates neighborhood of Union City, the most recent incident during an exceptionally violent start to the new year in the Tri-City area.
Source: The Argus Date: January 13, 2006
Robbery probed as gang initiation (Elmwood Park, NJ): Police were probing whether four men who burst into a Route 46 Dunkin' Donuts on Wednesday night robbed the store as part of a gang initiation.
Source: The Record Date: January 13, 2006
City needs a plan to curb gangs (Albany, NY): The dots Albany County District Attorney David Soares connected this week were nothing new, but the picture that emerged was startling.
Source: Times Union Date: January 13, 2006
Grandmother brings in drive-by shooting suspects (Oklahoma City, OK): Two Oklahoma City gang members went from being the city's most-wanted fugitives Wednesday to being surrendered to police by one of the men's grandmothers - all in a matter of hours.
Source: The Oklahoman Date: January 12, 2006
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