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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.
Students stay home out of fear of gang activity (Longmont, CO): Rumors of possible gang violence at schools north of Denver kept many students at home on Friday. The fear set in after an attack last week that killed a teenaged boy.
Source: CBS 4 Denver Date: April 24, 2006
Vandals paint gang sign (Eden, NC): Vandals spray-painted vulgar messages and a gang symbol on a Leaksville building this week.
Source: Eden Daily News Date: April 23, 2006
Youth violence increasing in Lorain (Lorain, OH): Wild bands of youngsters, emboldened by bad attitudes and abundant guns, are terrifying residents and frustrating police.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: April 23, 2006
One man critical after gang-related stabbing (Salt Lake City, UT): One man is in critical condition after a gang-related stabbing that happened during a party in Salt Lake City.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News Date: April 23, 2006
11 arrested in Manatee gang sweep (Manatee County, FL): Law officers have nabbed 11 suspects on charges of gang-related crime inside Manatee's newly-defined crime box, and the sheriff says more arrests are to come.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: April 22, 2006
Thug life (Tracy, CA): It should have been a quick walk to the store, where Victor Ramos planned to buy Pokémon cards for his kids. But a flash from the muzzle of a gun cut that walk short and nearly kept the father of five from ever walking again.
Source: The Record Date: April 22, 2006
Gang scourge (Kingston, NY): Gangs, drugs, robbery. "They're all wrapped up together," the man said yesterday. He was sitting on a bench, a white T-shirt stretched across his back.
Source: Times Herald-Record Date: April 21, 2006
Cops tout anti-gang Operation CeaseFire (Trenton, NJ): City police are using Wednesday's arrest of a reputed Bounty Hunter Bloods gang leader as an example of what they hope to accomplish with their newly created Operation CeaseFire.
Source: The Times Date: April 21, 2006
Two arrested after Newport tagging spree (Newport, RI): Police Lt. Michael Brennan said one phrase best described the two Newport males recently arrested after a downtown tagging spree: "wanna be gangstas."
Source: The Providence Journal Date: April 21, 2006
Longmont turning up pressure on gangs (Longmont, CO): The Longmont police chief told residents Thursday that he will increase the number of police officers who patrol the streets looking for gang activity.
Source: Rocky Mountain News Date: April 21, 2006
Two stabbed in Charlestown within hours (Charlestown, MA): Packs of knife-wielding teenagers attacked two men in separate incidents only hours and blocks apart at the notorious Charlestown Apartments projects early yesterday and late Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Boston Herald Date: April 21, 2006
Murder suspect ordered held without bail in woman's slaying (Chicago, IL): A woman chatting with her identical twin on the South Side was killed last weekend when gang members opened fire on a rival faction, Cook County prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: April 21, 2006
Gonzales gives out anti-gang grant (Milwaukee, WI): U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales was in Milwaukee on Friday to announce a $2.5 million grant to fight gangs, and was also briefed about the Frank Jude Jr. beating case and a jury's acquittal of three former Milwaukee police officers tried in the crime.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: April 21, 2006
90-plus gangs in Cleveland, task force says (Cleveland, OH): More than 90 gangs are contributing to the rising street violence in Cleveland, authorities said.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: April 21, 2006
Latest Pico murder likely gang-related (Pico Rivera, CA): A second gang-related slaying in a week here was a senseless tragedy, sheriff's deputies said, and prompted the mayor to call Friday for more patrols.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: April 21, 2006
DeKalb officers detail signs of gang activity (DeKalb County, GA): Pay closer attention to the wardrobes and tattoos to identify gang members, warned DeKalb County detectives who were invited to speak at a community forum on youth violence Thursday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: April 21, 2006
Gang ties blamed in Visalia shooting (Visalia, CA): Four men were arrested Tuesday in what police say was a gang-related shooting that injured an Ivanhoe man in a north Visalia neighborhood.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: April 20, 2006
Gang-related shooting wounds two youths (Salinas, CA): Two juvenile males were shot, seriously injuring one, Wednesday afternoon in what dispatchers described as "rapid gunfire" in Salinas.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: April 20, 2006
Alleged gang leader caught during sweep (Covina, CA): The alleged leader of one of two street gangs suspected of selling 500 to 800 pounds of methamphetamine per month was arrested Wednesday in a quiet Covina neighborhood.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: April 20, 2006
Police ramp up anti-gang coverage after rival gangs clash in Kingston (Kingston, NY): Following a night of gang violence between suspected members of the Bloods and Crips gangs in the City of Kingston Tuesday night, police are launching a four-person unit to patrol targeted areas, mostly during evening hours.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: April 20, 2006
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