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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.
Gang Task Force arrests 45 on drug, weapons charges (Miami Beach, FL): The street was dark in North Miami Beach, and the skinny teenager in the red T-shirt stood on the sidewalk drinking a Corona. Not a violent crime.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: December 4, 2005
Gang's number growing (Port Arthur, TX): MS-13, a predominantly Hispanic gang, is gaining nationwide notoriety for its crimes and violence. And in Port Arthur - where almost one-fifth of the population is Hispanic - police have taken notice.
Source: Beaumont Enterprise Date: December 4, 2005
School fight linked to gangs (Durham, NC): Six young men were arrested after a fight at Southern High School on Friday, the second of two large fights at Durham high schools in two days.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: December 4, 2005
One injured in suspected gang shooting (San Diego, CA): A suspected gang member fired a shotgun at two rivals spraying graffiti on a Cherokee Point building, wounding one victim with birdshot, but the injured man will survive, San Diego police said Saturday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: December 3, 2005
VFW shooting suspects still loose (Collinsville, IL): The search continues for two St. Louis men wanted for a gang-related shooting outside of the Collinsville Veterans of Foreign Wars building last weekend.
Source: Belleville News-Democrat Date: December 3, 2005
Police seeking murder suspects (Charlotte, NC): Police seeking murder suspects 3 wanted for shootout on North Tryon Street that left 1 man dead Melissa Manware.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: December 3, 2005
Six arrested in Jurupa gang sweep (Jurupa, CA): A gang sweep by area law enforcement officers netted six arrests Friday. Targeting known gang members in the Jurupa Valley area, deputies arrested people on charges that include suspicion of possession of narcotics, possession of deadly weapons, and probation or parole violations, stated a Riverside County Sheriff's Department news release.
Source: Press Enterprise Date: December 3, 2005
Shooting victim becomes a suspect (Syracuse, NY): A cycle of violence, where distinctions between victim and suspect often get blurred, is churning on Syracuse streets, police said Thursday.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: December 2, 2005
Documentary goes inside Nuestra Familia (California): Armando Frias Jr.'s earliest memory is of visiting his father in prison. Now his father will visit him in prison.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: December 2, 2005
Gang sweep corrals 50 100 agents from several jurisdictions team up in Colton (Colton, CA): More than 100 officers from agencies around the county saturated the streets here Friday night in a "zero tolerance" gang sweep and made at least 50 arrests.
Source: The Sun Date: December 2, 2005
Aurora, Kane target gang (Aurora, IL): In a hail of bullets fired from a car at an intersection in unincorporated Aurora on Halloween night 2004, Duranthony "Randy" Evans was struck four times and died of his wounds.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: December 1, 2005
Drug gangs' violence is stretching along the border (Del Rio, TX): Val Verde County Sheriff D'Wayne Jernigan has dealt with smugglers and drug gangs for decades, both as sheriff and as a customs agent.
Source: The Kansas City Star Date: December 1, 2005
Dress code only seems looser (Corona-Norco, CA): At first glance, Corona-Norco school district's revised student dress code seems to be looser, lifting the ban on spaghetti-strap tops and short shorts.
Source: Press Enterprise Date: December 1, 2005
Alleged DC gang member arrested in southwest Virginia (Roanoke, VA): A man who allegedly belonged to a brutal gang in Washington has been arrested on murder and other charges in Radford, where he had been living and working for about two years under an assumed name, the FBI said.
Source: NBC 4 News Date: December 1, 2005
Parents are urged to notice gang signs (Howard County, MD): Officials are warning Howard County parents to keep a lookout for signs their children are involved in the increasing gang activity in the county.
Source: The Washington Post Date: December 1, 2005
12-year-old is shot, expected to survive (San Marcos, CA): A 12-year-old boy was shot last night outside an Autumn Drive apartment complex, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: December 1, 2005
Federal court overrules school dress code policy (Atlanta, GA): A federal judge has ruled that a suburban Atlanta school district's policy against gang clothing was unconstitutional because it was too vague.
Source: Columbua Ledger-Enquirer Date: November 30, 2005
Program uses football to tackle gang problem (Durham, NC): As Durham leaders struggle to find answers to the city's gang problem, one program is hoping to draw troubled teens from the streets to the gridiron.
Source: NBC 17 News Date: November 30, 2005
Fourth gang shooting (Hollister, CA): A gang related drive-by shooting on Sherwood Drive Monday night sent one Hollister man to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his face and back, and marks the fourth gang-related shooting in more than a month that has police increasingly concerned about the mounting violence.
Source: Hollister Free Lance Date: November 30, 2005
Three arrested in gang-related graffiti incident in Port St. Lucie (Port St. Lucie, FL): This week police arrested three alleged gang members and a gang associate suspected of causing as much as $80,000 in damage to at least six homes in eastern Port St. Lucie, a detective said Tuesday.
Source: Port St. Lucie News Date: November 30, 2005
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