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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.
Drug, violence probe leads to six arrests (Chicago, IL): A six-month police investigation focusing on violence and drug trafficking on Chicago's Far South Side has led to six arrests, one of them involving murder charges, Chicago police and agents with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 19, 2006
Police win grant to target gangs (Fitchburg, MA): A coalition of three local police departments has won a $175,000 grant to target gangs, and the kids who get sucked into them.
Source: Sentinel & Enterprise Date: May 19, 2006
Lowell gets $818,000 grant to fight gangs (Lowell, MA): Police Superintendent Edward Davis had a reason to smile yesterday even as he dealt with flood problems. Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey announced the city is getting $818,119 to fight gang activity.
Source: The Lowell Sun Date: May 19, 2006
Cyberspace offers new turf for gangs (Chicago, IL): With a few clicks on his laptop, Naperville Detective Rich Wistocki is staring at a St. Charles man who appears to be smoking marijuana.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 19, 2006
Anti-gang efforts to get funds (Dallas, TX): The Metroplex will receive more than $2.5 million in anti-gang grant money, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Thursday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: May 19, 2006
Residents weary of gang graffiti (Manatee, FL): Rounding the corner onto Ninth Street East while on her way to work at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Myriam Parrilla eyed the wall that borders one side of Ten Oaks Estates.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: May 18, 2006
Getting a grasp on gang issues (Maryland): Gangs are a growing problem in Maryland, from international networks such as Mara Salvatrucha to loosely affiliated groups selling drugs on street corners, said Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein.
Source: The Washington Post Date: May 18, 2006
Anti-gang grants given to three cities (Boston, MA): Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey yesterday announced state grants for programs to reduce violence caused by street gangs, including $1.39 million for Springfield and $888,749 to be shared by Chicopee and Holyoke.
Source: The Republican Date: May 18, 2006
Gang vandals mar slain student burial (Wyandanch, NY): Students at a Long Island high school are burying a classmate who was shot and killed in Wyandanch over the weekend.
Source: WABC Channel 7 News Date: May 18, 2006
El Reno chief concerned about gangs (El Reno, OK): Concerned about a possible resurgence of gangs, Police Chief Fred Savage has planned two town hall meetings to show the U.S. Department of Justice's program "Preventing Gangs in our Communities."
Source: The Oklahoman Date: May 18, 2006
Drug raid leads to nine arrests (Spencer, MA): A drug raid at two Main Street apartments after a three-month investigation has led to the arrest of nine people, one of the largest apprehensions that Chief David B. Darrin can recall during his eight-year tenure.
Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette Date: May 18, 2006
Lumberton teen charged in gang-rite knifing at school (Lumberton, NJ): A 15-year-old Lumberton Middle School student was charged with aggravated assault after cutting a younger student's neck with a buck knife during an apparent gang initiation at recess Friday, township police said yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer Date: May 17, 2006
Drug bust nets gang members (Williamsport, PA): Police are still searching for more suspects involved in a drug ring. Authorities say they rounded up 38 of 42 suspected drug dealers in the bust that started Tuesday, including some believed to be gang members from New York City.
Source: WNEP 16 News Date: May 17, 2006
Gang hotline up and running (Tulare County, CA): A new, confidential hotline to report gang activity in Tulare County is up and running as incidents of gang violence continue to mount.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: May 16, 2006
Two gang members arrested for beating juvenile (Gainesville, GA): Two Gainesville men have been arrested for allegedly being involved in the beating of a juvenile with a baseball bat.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: May 16, 2006
City gangs claiming national affiliation (Baltimore, MD): Law enforcement authorities in Baltimore said yesterday that the face of gang activity has been evolving this year in the city, with more cases involving criminals who identify themselves as belonging to gangs with a national reputation.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: May 16, 2006
Man, 22, slain after argument (Salinas, CA): A 22-year-old man was shot and killed outside a Salinas convenience store early Monday morning.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: May 16, 2006
Police say slain Easton man was in the Bloods (Easton, PA): An Easton man fatally shot Sunday outside Larry Holmes' Ringside Restaurant and Lounge in the city belonged to the Bloods street gang and might have been the target of gang violence over drugs, officials said Monday.
Source: The Morning Call Date: May 16, 2006
Four hurt, one arrested in apparent gang fight (Santa Cruz, CA): Santa Cruz police arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with an alleged gang fight in which two men and two boys were hurt, with injuries ranging from a stab wound to a gunshot to a beating on the head.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 16, 2006
SLC police arrest known gang member (Salt Lake City, UT): A hunt for a known gang member has ended this morning after Salt Lake City police make a big arrest overnight.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News Date: May 16, 2006
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