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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.
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
Tempe police believe slaying is gang-related (Tempe, AZ): A 23-year-old Tempe man was shot and killed Sunday in what police believe was a gang-related incident.
Source: East Valley Tribune Date: May 16, 2006
Incident could be second gang-related shooting in three days (Tucson, AZ): A Tucson house party turned deadly when someone shot and killed a 19-year-old man. Wyatt Hoskins died Sunday at University Medical Center several hours after officers found him wounded.
Source: KVOA 4 News Date: May 15, 2006
Task force takes aim at gangs (Madison and Dane County, WI): Local officials are ganging up on gangs in Madison and Dane County. County Executive Kathleen Falk and Mayor Dave Cieslewicz were scheduled to announce the formation of the Enhanced Dane County Youth Gang Prevention Task Force today at the Neighborhood Intervention Program site.
Source: The Capital Times Date: May 15, 2006
Gang peacemakers get more money from state (Springfield, IL): A program devoted to curbing gang violence will score over a million dollars more in funding next year despite concerns from lawmakers about how CeaseFire spends its money.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: May 15, 2006
Santa Cruz woman arrested in connection with fight that injured four (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 gun shot to a beating on the head, and they're looking for more suspects who are on the loose.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 15, 2006
Suspect held in shooting at prom (Santa Fe Springs, CA): Whittier police arrested one suspect hours after a dispute at a post-prom party left one 17-year-old dead and another with a gunshot wound early Sunday, police said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: May 15, 2006
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