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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.
Teen killed in gang-related shooting (San Diego, CA) : Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in Logan Heights that claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy and left his 18-year- old friend wounded.
Source: KGTV 10 News Date: January 19, 2006
Two hurt in gang shooting (San Diego, CA): National City police detectives were gathering blood-stained clothing, bullet casings and other evidence after an apparent gang-related shooting near Kimball Park yesterday left two males wounded with life-threatening injuries.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: January 19, 2006
Rise in gang violence takes toll on Oakland (Oakland, CA): Miguel proudly wears his tattoos signifying his undying allegiance to the Norteños street gang. He boasts of the countless bullets he has dodged, the string of killings he has witnessed and the many funerals he has attended.
Source: The Argus Date: January 18, 2006
Legislature passes tough anti-gang bill (Boston, MA): The House of Representatives has passed a measure this week that significantly strengthens the ability for communities to combat gang related activities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Source: Braintree Forum Date: January 18, 2006
Shootings wound four (El Paso, TX): Four people were wounded in a pair of possible gang-related shootings in different parts of El Paso on Tuesday, including at a luxury car dealership along a busy section of Montana Avenue.
Source: El Paso Times Date: January 18, 2006
Teens suspected in series of drive-bys (Wichita, KS): The shots fired at a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper in Riverside and two drive-by shootings later in north Wichita early Saturday morning were all done by the same two teenage gang members, Wichita police said Tuesday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: January 18, 2006
Police raid snares high school teacher (Fontana, CA): Fontana police arrested a high school art teacher on suspicion of weapons and narcotics possession and associating with a criminal street gang.
Source: Press Enterprise Date: January 18, 2006
Morgan Hill police arrest three youths following attack (Morgan HIll, CA): Morgan Hill police arrested three teenage boys Monday night after they allegedly attacked three brothers with knives, in what authorities described as yet another sign of escalating gang violence in the South Bay.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: January 17, 2006
Suburban murders escalating (Chicago, IL): The murder tally across Chicago's largest suburbs rose by more than 10 percent in 2005 prompting police to emulate tough tactics credited with reducing bloodshed in the city.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: January 17, 2006
Men charged with breaking car window, injuring passenger (Elgin, IL): Two men were arrested late Saturday after they broke a window on a car with people inside, Elgin police said.
Source: Daily Herald Date: January 17, 2006
Boy, 15, dies after drive-by shooting (Oakland, CA): A 15-year-old boy died this weekend after a drive-by shooting on a corner known for gang activity, but investigators do not know whether the boy was singled out by the gunman, police said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: January 17, 2006
Three arrested in fatal shooting in East Tacoma (Tacoma, WA): Police have arrested three teenage Tacoma boys in connection with a fatal gang-related shooting at an East Side home last month.
Source: The News Tribune Date: January 17, 2006
Police probe fatal knifing (Union City, CA): The Alameda County coroner's office has identified the man stabbed to death during a suspected gang-related fight at Perry Road and Mann Avenue on Friday evening as Nam Pham of Fremont.
Source: The Argus Date: January 17, 2006
Man, boy stabbed by suspected gang members in mall parking lot (Arcadia, CA): An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after being stabbed by a group of suspected gang members in the parking lot of an Arcadia shopping center, police said.
Source: NBC 4 News Date: January 17, 2006
Four shootings in Nampa already this year (Nampa, ID): Nampa Police are investigating four drive-by shootings just this month.
Source: KBCI 2 News Date: January 17, 2006
Trenton homicides surge to record high as gang violence escalates (Trenton, NJ): Kathy McBride's phone rang one night last October, and she could hear her 20-year-old daughter crying out: "Help me, Mommy, I'm on the ground."
Source: Newsday Date: January 16, 2006
Former gang members try to prevent next generation from making the same mistakes (Los Angeles, CA): Inside the locked gates of a county juvenile detention facility in Sylmar, north of Los Angeles, all eyes are on Ernesto "Satan" Deras.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: January 15, 2006
Increased gang activity part of problem (Houston, TX): The crudely scrawled letters "LTC" appear, ghostlike, beneath a thin layer of brown paint on the apartment building where Eduardo Hernandez was killed Dec. 6.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: January 15, 2006
17-year-old stabbed in gang fight (Tobyhanna, PA): A stabbing early Saturday morning involving rival gang members left a teenager critically injured and the alleged assailant in jail.
Source: Pocono Record Date: January 15, 2006
Triangle leaders hold gang talk (Raleigh, NC): Dr. Martin Luther King preached the need for civic responsibility, and in his memory Saturday several community leaders tried to start a Trianglewide conversation about how to apply that principle to gang prevention.
Source: The News & Observer Date: January 15, 2006
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