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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 more suspects sought in killings (Banning, CA): Authorities are looking for four more suspects who have been charged with murder in connection with the Feb. 7 gang-related double slaying in Banning, court records show.
Source: Press Enterprise Date: February 24, 2006
County becoming convenient hideout for fugitives (Elkridge, MD): Howard County, an upscale suburban Maryland community convenient to workers in both Washington and Baltimore, is proving increasingly handy for bad guys on the lam.
Source: WBAL Channel 11 News Date: February 23, 2006
Ouch's slaying has seven in custody (Fresno, CA): Fresno police made two more arrests Wednesday in connection with the homicide of a 20-year-old pregnant woman, bringing the number of suspects in custody to seven.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: February 23, 2006
Officials tells students to ditch gang colors (Humboldt County, CA): No longer is Humboldt County the land that time forgot. Somebody, says Fortuna Police Chief Kris Kitna, "has broken through our protective force field."
Source: The Times-Standard Date: February 23, 2006
Senate OKs anti-gang legislation (Idaho): A bill making it illegal to recruit gang members or provide them with weapons won unanimous approval from the Idaho Senate on Wednesday.
Source: Idaho Statesman Date: February 23, 2006
Still no charges filed in shooting during melee (Tampa, FL): Authorities still haven't decided whether to charge the two men who admitted they fired shots in a gang-related standoff that left two others dead Monday night.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: February 23, 2006
Haverstraw boy cut man across face in village cafe, police say (Haverstraw, NY): A 16-year-old village boy was arrested on a felony assault charge after a man was slashed across the face in a village cafe, town police said yesterday.
Source: The Journal News Date: February 23, 2006
Committee endorses anti-gang bill (Topeka, KS): The Senate Judiciary Committee today endorsed new laws intended to put more gang members behind bars for longer stays.
Source: The Kansas City Star Date: February 22, 2006
Several rounded up in gang shootings (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City police have made several arrests in connection with a pair of unconnected gang-related shootings, one of which left two people with injuries.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: February 22, 2006
Ceasefire sought Gang war escalates (Maywood, IL): A four-day spree of violence in Maywood ended with seven people being shot - one fatally. Although no motives have been determined and no one is in custody in connection with the four shootings, they are all believed to be gang-related.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: February 22, 2006
Oakland gang member held after cops find 28 guns (Oakland, CA): Police seized an alarming number of guns Tuesday afternoon from a Border Brothers gang member on probation for a previous weapons charge and with strict orders to stay away from guns.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: February 22, 2006
Gang member stabs man in Newburgh (Newburgh, NY): A man who claims to be a member of the LaEME street gang in the City of Newburgh was arrested Monday after he allegedly stabbed a man on a Newburgh city street that afternoon.
Source: Mid-Hudson News Date: February 22, 2006
Two hurt, two arrested in gang incident (Salt Lake City, UT): A gang-related shooting in the parking lot of a Salt Lake City store left two men injured and two others in police custody.
Source: Deseret News Date: February 22, 2006
Phillipsburg wants state to get tough on gangs (Phillipsburg, PA): Phillipsburg Town Council reacted Tuesday against what one council member deemed a violently active gang scene by passing a resolution urging state legislators to deem all gang activity illegal.
Source: The Morning Call Date: February 22, 2006
Gang activity alleged in Willingboro killing (Willingboro, NJ): The Bloods street gang was behind the fatal shooting of a Willingboro man and the attempted murder of his brother and another man last Wednesday, the Burlington County prosecutor said yesterday.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer Date: February 22, 2006
Police say Hawthorn mall beating was gang-related (Vernon Hills, IL): Three people attacked two victims with baseball bats in what Vernon Hills police say was a gang-related beating in the Westfield Shoppingtown Hawthorn parking lot.
Source: Daily Herald Date: February 21, 2006
Ex-Easton officer to fight gangs (Easton, PA): Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli on Monday appointed former Easton police Lt. Barry Golazeski to a new county detective position created to crack down on gangs.
Source: The Morning Call Date: February 21, 2006
Four slayings highlight community's woes (North Hills, CA): The tempest that is the east side of North Hills and the west side of Panorama City - a neighborhood where more than 10 percent of the gang-related crime in the San Fernando Valley occurs - remained quiet for two months.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: February 20, 2006
Teen's shooting death has gang ties, police say (Harvey, IL): The shooting death of a 16-year-old Harvey boy is likely gang-related, a spokeswoman for the Police Department said Sunday.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: February 20, 2006
City police: Shooting death gang-related (Lowell, MA): It has been more than a year since the city's last gang-related murder, but that changed abruptly early yesterday morning when a 19-year-old Lowell man was found shot to death on Ware Street.
Source: The Lowell Sun Date: February 20, 2006
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