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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.
Young gang attacks latest incidents in violent summer (Louisville, KY): Police in Louisville are blaming a roving gang of teenagers for several attacks on western Louisville residents.
Source: WKTY 27 News Date: July 2, 2006
Grants for gang awareness programs (New City, NY): Rockland County will finance nonprofit agencies that help prevent young people from joining gangs. The Rockland Youth Bureau will accept grant applications. The bureau has been working with the county's gang prevention task force to identify youth gangs.
Source: The Journal News Date: July 2, 2006
MS-13 blamed in three Pr. George's slayings (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County police today identified the three young men fatally shot yesterday by assailants thought to belong to a Latino street gang.
Source: The Washington Post Date: July 2, 2006
Newark cops form anti-gang team (Newark, CA): On a sunny afternoon, children shoot hoops, make friendship bracelets and just sit watching the day go by at the Jerry Raber Ash Street Park. They are part of a city summer recreation program designed to keep young people busy and out of trouble.
Source: The Argus Date: July 1, 2006
Call goes out for anti-gang proposals (Cleveland, OH): U.S. Attorney Greg White has $1.5 million to spend in select Cleveland neighborhoods to keep people from joining gangs and he is looking for ideas on how to use it.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: July 1, 2006
14 face charges of gang crimes (West Valley City, UT): An indictment unsealed Friday accuses 14 alleged members and associates of a Salt Lake County street gang of conducting a decadelong reign of terror - including a murder, carjackings, home invasion robberies and the attempted killings of rival gang members.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: July 1, 2006
Burlco adds to anti-gang task force (Brulington County, NJ): Burlington County officials are taking steps to bolster a new task force to combat juvenile gangs in light of recent gang violence in three municipalities.
Source: Courier-Post Date: July 1, 2006
Groups say education crucial to curbing gangs (Northampton County, PA): Community groups that signed onto Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli's anti-gang initiative agreed Wednesday that early intervention and education are key in their fight.
Source: The Morning Call Date: June 29, 2006
Task force to take on Tulsa's street gangs (Tulsa, OK): Law enforcement officials announced Wednesday that they are striking back against street gangs in the Tulsa area.
Source: Tulsa World Date: June 29, 2006
Grant to fund study of gangs (Baltimore, MD): The Baltimore City Criminal Justice Coordinating Council will receive a $15,000 grant to assess local gang activity.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: June 29, 2006
Gang issues (Toledo, OH): A former gang member turned Toledo youth leader says he's very concerned about the issue and wrote this manual to help the effort.
Source: WTVG ABC 13 News Date: June 29, 2006
Norfolk police eye gang in drug sales (Norfolk, VA): Police are investigating suspected Bloods gang members in connection with drug sales in Olde Huntersville , according to court papers filed Tuesday.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: June 28, 2006
Perry might hire full-time gang investigator (Perry, GA): Public Safety Director George Potter wants to hire a full-time gang investigator. The price tag would be about $52,400, according to a budget request for the position.
Source: The Telegraph Date: June 28, 2006
Slain man had been suspect in shooting (Manatee County, FL): A 20-year-old man who was shot to death early Sunday was at one time a suspect in a fatal gang-related shooting, according to Bradenton Police Department officials.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: June 28, 2006
Suspected gang member may have killed gardener (Anaheim, CA): Police Wednesday asked for the public's help in finding a suspected gang member who gunned down a gardener who was trying to protect a 14-year-old boy, Anaheim police said.
Source: CBS 2 News Date: June 28, 2006
Governor talks tough in addressing gang violence plaguing Anchorage (Anchorage, AK): Gov. Frank Murkowski said Tuesday that the state will propose steps to increase enforcement and prosecution of gang-related violence.
Source: Anchorage Daily News Date: June 28, 2006
Local effort to fight gang violence (Lansing, MI): The effort to keep gangs out of Lansing schools is gaining new momentum. Prison time and violent deaths are tragic endings to a gang-related lifestyle.
Source: WLNS 6 News Date: June 27, 2006
Drive-by shooting in Fresno kills man (Fresno, CA): A young man was shot to death Monday night in a drive-by shooting near Quigley Playground in west-central Fresno, police said.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: June 27, 2006
Gang policy takes effect for Altoona (Altoona, PA): It’s now a written policy that Altoona Area School District students can’t wear clothes depicting gang colors or symbols.
Source: The Altoona Mirror Date: June 25, 2006
New war on graffiti vandals declared by cities, police (Ventura County, CA): Although people generally can drive through eastern Ventura County without seeing graffiti, police here say it is a growing problem with young teens and is costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: June 25, 2006
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