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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.
Harassment would be illegal at parks, schools (San Marcos, CA): Bullies beware: You might want to think twice before bothering anyone around city's parks, schools or other public places used for after-school activities.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: February 25, 2006
Gang arrests made on the First Coast (Jacksonville, FL) : Gang signs seem to be everywhere on fences, dumpsters, transformers and the street. The state of Florida lists eight gang names in Jacksonville but JSO says they don't recognize most of them as current or existing gangs.
Source: First Coast News Date: February 24, 2006
Elkhart County looks for solutions to end gang violence (Goshen, IN): On the heels of tragic incident last weekend, Goshen Police, Elkhart County and Elkhart Police are banning together in a fight against gangs.
Source: WNDU Channel 16 News Date: February 24, 2006
Sheriff's warn area parents to look out for "gang activity" (Clay and Duval County, FL): Sheriffs in Clay and Duval counties have issued a crime alert to local parents, warning them to be on the lookout for potential gang activity.
Source: WAWS Fox 30 News Date: February 24, 2006
Five groups on list for possible federal aid (Oceanside, CA): The City Council has voted 3-2 to put five groups working to divert teens from gangs on a list for possible federal funding.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: February 24, 2006
Gang rivals declare peace in San Jose (San Jose, CA): It was a rare day at San Jose City Hall's plaza. Former hard-core members of rival gangs - once generals in the Mexican Mafia and Nuestra Familia - took the microphone to publicly renounce the gang life and then hugged their sworn enemies.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: February 24, 2006
Triangle of death claiming Hub teens (Boston, MA): A bloody yearlong turf war between rival Boston gangs has left a Bermuda Triangle in the heart of the city where promising young lives are vanishing in a flurry of murderous gunplay.
Source: Boston Herald Date: February 24, 2006
Alleged head of Latin Kings gang in jail on drug, probation charges (Broward County, FL): A suspect in a drive-by shooting, who police view as the reigning monarch of the Latin Kings gang in Broward County, has been jailed without bond on an unrelated charge.
Source: Sun-Sentinel Date: February 24, 2006
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
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