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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.
Teen shot in northeast Visalia (Visalia, CA): Police arrested a suspected gang member Friday morning for allegedly shooting a 13-year-old boy walking in a northeast Visalia neighborhood.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: January 21, 2006
Abduction fits pattern of gang, Beach police say (Virginia Beach, VA): A woman who police believe was sexually assaulted and kidnapped from her Virginia Beach home, then forced to drive with her captors to Florida, was the live-in girlfriend of one of the men accused of the crime.
Source: Virginian Pilot Date: January 21, 2006
Two are arrested in theft, forgery case (San Diego, CA): A police SWAT team, gang detectives and other officers surrounded a 44th Street residence Thursday and arrested two men in connection with an identity theft and forgery ring.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: January 21, 2006
Police are reporting a gang-related incident (Anchorage, AK): Anchorage police are reporting a gang-related incident tonight. They say it began early this morning when a man was shot in the back.
Source: KTVA 11 News Date: January 20, 2006
Cops keep probing assault on teen (Clifton, NJ): Police continued to search Thursday for additional suspects in the brutal gang attack on a 16-year-old boy near a fast-food restaurant on Main Avenue on early Saturday morning.
Source: Herald News Date: January 20, 2006
Asian gangs pose new problems for police (Fort Worth, TX): It wasn't hard for police to sort out a recent drive-by shooting in northwest Fort Worth's "Laotian Village." It happened within view of a federal agent and police officers.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: January 20, 2006
Third suspect arrested in nightclub shooting (Manatee County, FL): Detectives arrested a third suspect in a shooting at a nightclub last fall. Grant Y. Gass, 21, who was arrested Tuesday, is charged with attempted second-degree murder in connection to a Sept. 25
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: January 19, 2006
Police arrest teen in fatal car shooting (Richmond, CA): A 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday in a drive-by shooting that killed a 30-year-old man and wounded a teenage girl in North Richmond, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: January 19, 2006
22 charged after cops infiltrate drug markets (Chicago, IL): Chicago police announced Wednesday the infiltration of two South Side drug markets, resulting in 22 people being charged for various crimes.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: January 19, 2006
Two held in alleged gang attack on boy (Clifton, NJ): Police have arrested two suspected gang members who allegedly beat a 16-year-old boy with a lead pipe and a wooden bat studded with nails early Saturday morning.
Source: The Record Date: January 19, 2006
Teen killed in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA) : Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in Logan Heights that claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy and left his 18-year- old friend wounded.
Source: KGTV 10 News Date: January 19, 2006
Two hurt in gang shooting (San Diego, CA): National City police detectives were gathering blood-stained clothing, bullet casings and other evidence after an apparent gang-related shooting near Kimball Park yesterday left two males wounded with life-threatening injuries.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: January 19, 2006
Rise in gang violence takes toll on Oakland (Oakland, CA): Miguel proudly wears his tattoos signifying his undying allegiance to the Norteños street gang. He boasts of the countless bullets he has dodged, the string of killings he has witnessed and the many funerals he has attended.
Source: The Argus Date: January 18, 2006
Legislature passes tough anti-gang bill (Boston, MA): The House of Representatives has passed a measure this week that significantly strengthens the ability for communities to combat gang related activities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Source: Braintree Forum Date: January 18, 2006
Shootings wound four (El Paso, TX): Four people were wounded in a pair of possible gang-related shootings in different parts of El Paso on Tuesday, including at a luxury car dealership along a busy section of Montana Avenue.
Source: El Paso Times Date: January 18, 2006
Teens suspected in series of drive-bys (Wichita, KS): The shots fired at a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper in Riverside and two drive-by shootings later in north Wichita early Saturday morning were all done by the same two teenage gang members, Wichita police said Tuesday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: January 18, 2006
Police raid snares high school teacher (Fontana, CA): Fontana police arrested a high school art teacher on suspicion of weapons and narcotics possession and associating with a criminal street gang.
Source: Press Enterprise Date: January 18, 2006
Morgan Hill police arrest three youths following attack (Morgan HIll, CA): Morgan Hill police arrested three teenage boys Monday night after they allegedly attacked three brothers with knives, in what authorities described as yet another sign of escalating gang violence in the South Bay.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: January 17, 2006
Suburban murders escalating (Chicago, IL): The murder tally across Chicago's largest suburbs rose by more than 10 percent in 2005 prompting police to emulate tough tactics credited with reducing bloodshed in the city.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: January 17, 2006
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
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