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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.
Police: Shooting was gang-related (Fort Worth, TX): Police believe the shooting that wounded three people in north Fort Worth late Wednesday night was gang related, a spokesman said Thursday morning.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: June 15, 2006
Bucks gang activity worries authorities (Bucks County, PA): What started as tattoos, graffiti and teens sporting gang colors has escalated to violence in Bucks County, where members of well-established gangs need only cross a bridge from Trenton or the county line from Philadelphia, authorities say.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer Date: June 15, 2006
Suspected gang members held in Visalia shooting (Visalia, CA): Two men with alleged ties to a Visalia street gang were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder in the Monday night shooting of a teenager.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: June 14, 2006
City devises plan to reduce gang activity at beaches, parks (San Diego, CA): The city of San Diego is declaring war on gangs, unveiling a new battle plan to keep beaches and parks safe this summer.
Source: KGTV 10 News Date: June 14, 2006
Stanislaus County sweep nets 50 gang members (Stanislaus County, CA): The FBI reports 50 documented gang members and people associated with gangs have been arrested in a two-day, multi-agency crackdown in Stanislaus County.
Source: KXTV News 10 Date: June 14, 2006
Attorney general, mayor tout anti-gang program (Richmond, VA): Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell and Richmond Mayor L. Douglas Wilder joined together today to urge local organizations and individuals to get involved in the fight against gangs in Richmond.
Source: Richmond.com Date: June 14, 2006
Cops hunt Crips ties in Newton school (Newton, MA): Newton police are on the lookout for pint-sized gangbangers as young as elementary school age who may have been recruited to join the Crips.
Source: Boston Herald Date: June 14, 2006
County to study gang activity (Carroll County, MD): The Carroll County Gang Assessment and Strategic Planning Group, which is composed of county and law-enforcement officials that formed to prepare the grant application, requested a $15,000 grant from the state's Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to fund a gang analysis study and develop a gang prevention strategy.
Source: Carroll County Times Date: June 14, 2006
Bold gang attacks seen as new trend (Sacramento, CA): The day after two men were shot - one fatally - a block from Sacramento's Downtown Plaza, one gang prosecutor sees the broad-daylight shooting as evidence that gangs are growing increasingly brazen.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: June 13, 2006
Police get results in gang crackdown over weekend (Porterville, CA): Porterville's finest continued their fight this weekend against gang activity on city streets. Local police have been targeting gang-related activity since June 1 in the city as part of a special enforcement detail.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: June 13, 2006
Three arrested after gang fight (Dodge City, KS): Three Dodge City men were arrested on various charges Sunday after a gang fight, the Dodge City Police Department reported Monday.
Source: Dodge City Daily Globe Date: June 13, 2006
Anti-gang unit to get help (Scottsdale, AZ): Scottsdale police are adding resources to crack down on gang violence. Beginning in July, two detectives with Scottsdale's High Enforcement Arrest Team (HEAT) will be assigned to investigate local gangs, many of which have connections to gangs elsewhere in the Valley, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: June 13, 2006
Canyon County nets 219 arrests in crackdown (Canyon County, ID): A 10-day law enforcement campaign in Canyon County targeting violent, drug- and gang-related activities netted 219 arrests and may have prevented two drive-by shootings, a federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent said Monday.
Source: Idaho Statesman Date: June 13, 2006
Three teens arrested in man's slaying (Modesto, CA): Police arrested three Modesto boys in connection with the fatal shooting of a San Francisco man at a birthday party in a southwest Modesto neighborhood.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: June 12, 2006
Cheers greet Latin Kings (New York, NY): Under the watchful eye of a dozen plainclothes cops, about 75 members of the notorious Latin Kings street gang marched in yesterday's Puerto Rican Day Parade to whistles and cheers from onlookers.
Source: New York Daily News Date: June 12, 2006
Gang activity stirs in Eastern Oregon (Ontario, OR): Gang activity is considered a big-city problem, but it is also cropping up in smaller towns on both sides of the Oregon-Idaho border.
Source: The Oregonian Date: June 12, 2006
Gang activity cited for jump in U.S. homicides (Washington, DC): The nation's violent-crime rate increased in 2005 for the first time in five years, the FBI said Monday in a report that reflected in part what crime analysts say is a resurgence in gang activity, particularly in the Midwest.
Source: USA Today Date: June 12, 2006
Baca targets gangs, releases (Los Angeles County, CA): Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has set a couple of lofty goals for his next term, first among them: eliminating street gangs in a county where they have been entrenched for decades.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: June 12, 2006
Residents near park wary of gangs (Haltom City, TX): With its swingsets, softball diamond and open green space, Little Fossil Park is enticing. But after two bursts of gunfire in the park this spring, some residents are staying away.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: June 11, 2006
Possible gang shooting in Oceanside (Oceanside, CA): Two men were shot on Saturday near the Camp Pendleton back gate area in Oceanside in an attack authorities said may have been gang-related.
Source: KGTV 10 News Date: June 11, 2006
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