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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.
Four boys wounded in gang-related drive-by shooting (Pueblo, CO): Four boys were wounded Monday afternoon in a possibly gang-related drive-by shooting on the East Side.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain Date: May 2, 2006
There are 28 active gangs in town, according to Pueblo police (Pueblo, CO): There are 28 active gangs in town, according to Pueblo police. They range from motorcycle gangs to cult-like followers of the Detroit rap group Insane Clown Posse and groups of graffiti painters.
Source: The Pueblo Chieftain Date: May 2, 2006
Despite graffiti, gang not yet established in area (Beaufort County, SC): A Latino street gang notorious for attacking enemies with machetes is migrating to South Carolina, and while none of its members are known to be living in Beaufort County, Bluffton Police Chief David McAllister says it's only a matter of time
Source: The Island Packet Date: May 2, 2006
NAACP targets teenage violence (Greenville, SC): The Greenville chapter of the NAACP said Monday it will form a community task force within a few weeks to search for the root causes of "gangs, youth disobedience and attitudes of disrespect" within schools and communities.
Source: The Greenville News Date: May 2, 2006
Man dies in gunfire exchange (Wimauma, FL): A fatal shooting in Wimauma on Sunday night was the result of gunfire exchanged between several men and may have been gang-related, Hillsborough County sheriff's officials said Monday.
Source: The Tampa Tribune Date: May 2, 2006
Gangs claim their turf in Iraq (Washington, DC): The Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings and Vice Lords were born decades ago in Chicago's most violent neighborhoods. Now, their gang graffiti is showing up 6,400 miles away in one of the world's most dangerous neighborhoods - Iraq.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: May 1, 2006
29 people indicted for drug trafficking in Albany (Albany, NY): Twenty-nine people were indicted on narcotics trafficking charges Monday by law enforcement officials who say they broke up a drug ring that operated between New York City and Albany.
Source: Staten Island Advance Date: May 1, 2006
Gangs' terror runs deep in Trenton (Trenton, PA): A carload of Bloods gang members cruising a one-way street in Trenton's Wilson-Haverstick public housing complex went unnoticed by children jumping rope and riding bikes.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer Date: May 1, 2006
Gang-member sweep nets 45 arrests (Fontana, CA): Forty-five people were arrested Friday night in a seven-hour parole sweep targeting suspected gang members, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy Jason Rosenbaum said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: May 1, 2006
Shooting in Salinas leaves gang member with head wound (Salinas, CA): Salinas police announced today that they are investigating a Sunday night shooting that left one admitted gang member with a bullet wound in his head.
Source: CBS San Francisco Date: May 1, 2006
Police find it pays to trail gangs' online swagger (Bergen County, NJ): During questioning at the Bergen County Jail, an inmate facing felony charges adamantly denied he was in a gang.
Source: The Record Date: May 1, 2006
Officers say most Canyon County residents aren't at risk (Caldwell, ID): The increase of gang and drug-related crime has made Canyon County seem a little more C-S-I than Mayberry these days.
Source: KPVI Channel 6 News Date: April 30, 2006
Victorville responds to growing violence (Victorville, CA): Responding to growing gang violence, the Victorville City Council plans to immediately add nine new sheriff’s deputies — a 17 percent increase.
Source: Daily Press Date: April 30, 2006
Police target violent new gang of middle schoolers (Virginia Beach, VA): Police on Thursday raided a townhome looking for a stolen bicycle and evidence detailing the workings of a new and violent gang populated by middle-school students, according to court records.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3 Date: April 30, 2006
More held in double slaying (Banning, CA): A Beaumont man was charged with murder and police arrested a Cherry Valley woman Friday in connection with a gang-related double homicide still under investigation in Banning.
Source: The Sun Date: April 29, 2006
Police: Arlington shooting was gang-related (Arlington, VA): Police say a fatal shooting Thursday night in Arlington was gang-related. Police say 18-year-old Julio Bonilla, of Arlington, was killed, and a 17-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries.
Source: WTOP News Date: April 29, 2006
Second teen arrested on gang charges (Charlottesville, VA): Charlottesville police on Friday arrested another suspect in the brutal gang beatings of two teenagers.
Source: The Daily Progress Date: April 29, 2006
Law enforcement discuss gang activity (Louisiana): Members of some nationally affiliated gangs are coming to Louisiana to look for work following Hurricane Katrina, to find new members and to continue their lives of drugs and violence, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Advocate Date: April 28, 2006
What state laws do to curb gangs (Tacoma, WA): Nationally, trends in anti-gang laws follow two paths. They come from Chicago and California, the nation’s gang strongholds.
Source: The News Tribune Date: April 28, 2006
Injunction has community feeling handcuffed (Los Angeles, CA): Jordan Downs is a close-knit community where parking lots double as playgrounds for swarms of rambunctious kids, grown men call older women "auntie," and neighbors trust one another enough to wander in and out of each other's unlocked homes.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: April 28, 2006
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