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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.
Resurgence of gang activity in PA (Port Arthur, TX): Port Arthur has been seeing a resurgence of gang activity in just the last few months, Port Arthur Police Chief Mark Blanton told city officials Tuesday.
Source: Port Arthur News Date: March 8, 2006
Goshen council considers new curfew for teenagers (Goshen, IN): City officials hope a proposed curfew will crack down on vandalism and violence - and skirt a federal court ruling that overturned a similar state law.
Source: The News-Sentinel Date: March 8, 2006
Police try to stay ahead of gangs (Gastonia, NC): Police from three states gather in Gastonia today for a three-day conference on gangs, a small problem here but one police say they're trying to stay ahead of.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: March 8, 2006
School ignores offensive graffiti, advocate says (Providence, RI): Inside Nathan Bishop Middle School, on bulletin boards designed to display student work, are dozens of examples of sexually explicit graffiti written in teenage scrawl.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: March 8, 2006
DEA, St. Paul police arrest 26 in gang sweep (St. Paul, MN): A year-long investigation led by the St. Paul Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration resulted in the arrest of 26 people allegedly associated with the Latin Kings street gang, officials said
Source: The Forum Date: March 7, 2006
Fatal shooting linked to gangs (Stockton, CA): Police are investigating the death of Savoeun Sou, who died late Sunday after someone shot him in the face and neck outside the Mekong Harbor restaurant, according to the Stockton Police Department.
Source: The Record Date: March 7, 2006
Gang problems increasing in Utah County (Utah County, UT): A young teen is brutally beaten in Provo and police are calling it an act of gang-related violence. How bad is the gang problem in Utah County? Kathryn May went looking for answers.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News Date: March 7, 2006
Mayors, police seek help with gang problems (New Jersey): Mayors and law-enforcement officials convened at the Statehouse today to urge legislators to pass a package of bills they say is crucial to combating New Jersey's escalating gang problem.
Source: Courier-Post Date: March 7, 2006
Possible gang problem in Putnam (Putnam, CT): The suggestion of a gang inside a high school in Connecticut's quiet corner has raised quite a stir in the small town of Putnam.
Source: WFSB Eyewitness News 3 Date: March 7, 2006
Police make record gang bust (Nashville, TN): A meeting of a gang called the Crips in East Nashville led to the arrest of nearly a dozen people. Metro Police called it the largest bust involving gang-related crime in the city's history.
Source: WTVF NewsChannel 5 Date: March 7, 2006
Gang activity a growing problem in the Valley (Palm Springs, CA): Gangs are a growing problem here in the desert and many are from the LA area. Police say gang members are here, recruiting local teenagers to join their groups.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3 Date: March 7, 2006
Three jailed, teen critical in shooting on Alameda (El Paso, TX): Three people were arrested by police on Monday in connection with a gang-related shooting that sent a 17-year-old male to the hospital the night before with a shotgun wound to the abdomen.
Source: El Paso Times Date: March 7, 2006
Aiken keeps watch on gangs (Aiken, SC): Spray-painted in great, fancy detail on the side of a now-defunct Kmart is decoration that the building's designers never intended.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle Date: March 6, 2006
Girl stabbed four times in gang-related attack (Salt Lake City, UT): A 14-year-old girl was listed in serious condition Sunday night after she was stabbed in the back four times in a gang-related attack.
Source: Deseret News Date: March 6, 2006
Teenager's fatal shooting believed gang-related (Chicago, IL): A 17-year-old was shot to death on the West Side of Chicago late Saturday night, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: March 6, 2006
Teens arrested in 'rampage' involving car break-ins (Kernersville, NC): Seven teenagers were arrested Sunday following a "rampage" involving car-break-ins, according to Kernersville police Chief Neal Stockton.
Source: News & Record Date: March 6, 2006
Curfew looms for Waynesboro teens (Waynesboro, VA): The long arm of the law just got a little longer in Waynesboro, at least if you happen to be younger than 17. A new curfew takes effect March 10 after City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance Monday night that imposes restrictions on juveniles during the early morning hours.
Source: The Daily News Leader Date: March 4, 2006
Shooting rattles carnival revelers (Las Cruces, NM): Bystanders, including parents and their children, stood behind the police line as officers from the Las Cruces Police Department searched for information on the shooting of a Hispanic man who was shot in the parking lot of the carnival on the corner of North Solano Drive and East Hadley Avenue on Friday night.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News Date: March 4, 2006
Crime: 'Netbangers,' Beware (Washington, DC): With a seasoned cop's knowing eye, Lake Worth, Fla., police agent Brian Hermanson cruised recently through some known gang hangouts.
Source: Newsweek Date: March 4, 2006
Assembly weighing an array of measures on gangs (Richmond, VA): The General Assembly is considering legislation that proponents say would help authorities to crack down on gang activity in Northern Virginia.
Source: The Washington Post Date: March 2, 2006
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