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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.
Southside gang-related incidents (El Paso, NM): Police say it was gang related, it's the fourth gang related incident in the past several weeks.
Source: KTSM NewsChannel 9 Date: June 9, 2006
Police arrest alleged gang member (Farmington, NM): San Juan County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man believed to be a member of one of the "most violent and fastest growing gangs in America," Wednesday night, said Sgt. Tyler Truby of the San Juan County Sheriff's Office.
Source: The Daily Times Date: June 9, 2006
Urban gangs seen moving into suburbs (Essex County, MA): Criminal gangs, which have long had a presence in Lynn, Lawrence, and other Essex County cities, are now spreading into smaller communities, according to local law enforcement officials.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: June 8, 2006
Two men shot in latest violence (King City, CA): Two men were shot and seriously wounded in a King City trailer park Tuesday night, the latest attack in what investigators say may reflect escalating gang violence in the Salinas Valley.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: June 8, 2006
Milwaukee police search for three gang suspects (Milwaukee, WI): Milwaukee police are looking for the last three members of what authorities call a violent gang that spent years "terrorizing the neighborhood" between W. North Ave. and W. Center St. and N. 16th and N. 20th streets.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: June 8, 2006
Experts say publicity will keep gang away (Bucks County, PA): Violent street gang members aren’t afraid of much. But one thing does intimidate them: attention. Media attention. Police attention. Public attention.
Source: Bucks County Courier Times Date: June 8, 2006
Somalis, police on alert for increasing gang activity (Minneapolis, MN): Mike Martin remembers the birth of gang culture among Southeast Asians in the late 1980s and 1990s. Now the gang expert with the Minneapolis police department sees the cycle repeating itself in the Somali refugee community.
Source: Grand Forks Herald Date: June 8, 2006
Police arrest 14 gang members, search for three more (Milwaukee, WI) : Milwaukee police have dealt a major blow to a gang they said is responsible for more than a dozen shootings and has been dealing drugs for years.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: June 8, 2006
Oroville areas target of major anti-gang sweep (Oroville, CA): Law enforcement agents conducted a major anti-gang enforcement sweep and ten people were arrested Thursday.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record Date: June 8, 2006
NH has its share of gangs (New Hampshire): New Hampshire is seeing "disturbing signs" of gang activities, U.S. Attorney Thomas Colantuono said yesterday.
Source: The Union Leader Date: June 7, 2006
$2.75 million is poured into war on gangs (Cleveland, OH): Greater Cleveland will get $2.75 million from the Justice Department to help fight street gangs, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Tuesday during a visit to the area.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: June 7, 2006
Gang colors spotted at Albany High (Albany, NY): NewsChannel 13 has learned students were asked to leave Albany High School during school hours Tuesday because of suspected gang activity.
Source: WNTY NewsChannel 13 Date: June 7, 2006
Anti-bullying measures proposed (Dover, DE): All Delaware public schools would be required to crack down on bullies under a package of bills due today aimed at making schools safer for students and teachers.
Source: The News Journal Date: June 7, 2006
As St. George grows, so does gang problem (St. George, UT): Under the hot sun, houses stretch out as far as the eye can see. Beyond them are new houses under construction. Here in the Dixie area, growth is exploding and the population is skyrocketing.
Source: Deseret News Date: June 7, 2006
Arrest made in Houston teen's gang death (Houston, TX): Houston police arrested a 15-year-old girl tonight in the stabbing death Tuesday of a boy who police said was the victim of a rival gang.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: June 7, 2006
Police probe gang links (North Miami-Dade County, FL): One day after masked gunmen shot and killed three men in a brutal daylight ambush, local and federal investigators met Tuesday to exchange information about escalating violence among Haitian street gangs in North Miami-Dade County.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: June 7, 2006
Carroll County seek grant for gangs study (Westminster, MD) : Carroll County is seeking a state grant of up to 15,000 to study the prevalence of gangs in the region, officials said Tuesday.
Source: WJLA 7 News Date: June 6, 2006
La Puente shootings called gang-related (La Puente, CA): Deputies are investigating three drive-by shootings that left one man shot and another man injured by a beer bottle during the weekend.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: June 6, 2006
Rap video triggers gang fears (Passaic, NJ): A rap video of suspected Dominican gang members brandishing a machete outside a city elementary school has surfaced on a popular Web site, sparking concern among police, school officials and Mayor Samuel Rivera about gang presence around Monroe Street.
Source: The Record Date: June 6, 2006
One killed in Texas prison gang fight (Austin, TX): A fight between two rival gangs left one inmate dead and at least three others injured with stab wounds at a northeast Texas prison, officials said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: June 6, 2006
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