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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.
City's Pacific Island population faces rash of crime (Anchorage, AK): The city's small Polynesian community is taking steps toward curbing the gang violence that has bubbled to the surface in recent years.
Source: Anchorage Daily News Date: July 4, 2006
Fights break out at city carnival (Harford County, MD): A gang-related melee erupted toward the end of a family-themed carnival in Havre de Grace on Sunday night, with at least six police agencies responding to break up fights between unruly teens
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: July 4, 2006
Drive-by leaves two juveniles injured (Bradenton, FL): A gang-related drive-by shooting sent two juveniles to the hospital just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday. One was wounded in the leg, the other was wounded in his ankle - both non-life threatening injuries, according to Bradenton Police Department officials.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: July 3, 2006
AG police arrest 2 after knife fight (San Luis Obispo, CA): Two men were arrested early Sunday in what Arroyo Grande Police are calling a gang-related fight at a fast food restaurant.
Source: The Tribune Date: July 3, 2006
Survey shows gang violence increasing in the south (Chattanooga, TN): A national survey shows gang activity is increasing in the south and Tennessee law enforcement officials as well as their colleagues in other states are taking steps to curtail it.
Source: WVLT 8 News Date: July 3, 2006
Provo police arrest man with large knife at fight (Provo, UT): A suspected gang member is in custody after officers found him with a large, curved knife at a gang fight in Provo, police said.
Source: Deseret News Date: July 3, 2006
Community groups can play a role in gang awareness, fighting crime (Pennsylvania): Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, local prosecutors and the police came together to announce new, joint initiatives against gang violence.
Source: The Morning Call Date: July 3, 2006
Kids' anti-gang help a call away (San Bernardino, CA): Growing up around gangs and drugs in the 1980s, Lonnie Castruita often wished he had someone he could really talk to.
Source: The Sun Date: July 2, 2006
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
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