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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.
Homeboy Industries goes gang-busters (Los Angeles, CA): On the mean streets from East L.A. to South-Central L.A., gang members are leaving the thug life and trying to make it in a 60-person business called Homeboy Industries.
Source: USA Today Date: July 11, 2005
Police link teens' deaths to gang feud (West Palm Beach, FL): Investigators here have linked the deaths of three teens this year to a long-running feud between two gangs, a battle that is being blamed for at least seven murders and dozens of nonfatal shootings in the past four years.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: July 10, 2005
Police hunt highway shooter (Hercules, CA): Police were hunting Saturday for a highway shooter in a white Cadillac who injured two teenage boys on Interstate 80 here. Police believe the attack was gang related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: July 10, 2005
Two teens wounded in possible gang-related stabbing (Roseville, CA): Two teenagers were in serious condition in a hospital this week after being stabbed by five other men in what Roseville police described as a possible gang-related incident.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: July 10, 2005
Police say shooting is gang-related (Monrovia, CA): A man was shot in the buttocks in what police are calling gang-related incident, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: July 10, 2005
Jail program offers help to would-be gang dropouts (San Jose, CA): They once circled prison yards, eyeing rival gang members and marking them for mayhem or death, always watching their backs.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: July 10, 2005
Gangs steadily growing in N.J. (New Jersey): For many people, street gangs - often glorified in movies and song lyrics - evoke images of large groups of gun-wielding, drug-dealing thugs who operate in urban, often poverty-stricken, neighborhoods.
Source: Courier News Date: July 10, 2005
Documenting gang members an involved process (Oceanside, CA): In the wake of two apparently gang-related shootings that took the lives of two young men in June, family and friends of one of the victims are questioning how investigators determine that someone is a gang member or an associate.
Source: North County Times Date: July 9, 2005
Five injured in shooting at Anaheim nightclub (Anaheim, CA): A gunman opened fire in the crowded parking lot of an Anaheim nightclub early Friday, injuring five young men and scattering about 100 patrons at closing time before driving off into the darkness, Anaheim police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: July 9, 2005
Reputed Honduran MS-13 leader to be deported (Houston, TX): A Honduran accused of masterminding the Christmastime massacre of 28 men, women and children will be deported from Houston to his homeland for prosecution after being caught trying to sneak across the U.S. border.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: July 9, 2005
Law agencies meet to combat international gangs (Jupiter, FL): The Central American-based gang known as MS-13 is a group of murderous, kidnapping violent criminals, said U.S. Rep. Mark Foley on Friday.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: July 9, 2005
Police arrest man in suspected gang-related Nampa shooting (Nampa, ID): Canyon County authorities are well-acquainted with a 19-year-old man arrested in connection with a shooting at Nampa.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: July 9, 2005
DeLay urges national gang initiative (Richmond, TX): U.S House Majority Leader Tom DeLay called Thursday for a national strategy, similar to the country's anti-terrorism effort, to battle criminal gangs that operate across thousands of jurisdictions in the United States.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: July 8, 2005
Third man held in Folk Nation case (Brooksville, FL): A third man wanted in connection with carving a pitchfork into the chest of a self-proclaimed Folk Nation gang member has been arrested.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: July 7, 2005
Durbin sponsors anti-gang measure (Chicago, IL): To fight gang-related crime, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) has introduced legislation to provide $862.5 million over five years to beef up police resources, recruit prosecutors and provide better witness-protection programs.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: July 7, 2005
Shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded (Chicago, IL): One man was killed and two teens were seriously injured in a shooting Wednesday evening on the Northwest Side, Chicago police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: July 7, 2005
Gang leader loses appeal in RICO gang case (Salt Lake City, UT): The racketeering conviction of a Utah prisoner accused of running a criminal gang from his cell has been upheld by a federal appeals court.
Source: Casper Star Tribune Date: July 7, 2005
Gang-related arson is sign of rising small-town violence (Fennville, MI): Leo Beach knew gangs were around Fennville - a community mostly known for its fall Goose Festival and nearby apple orchards - but he never imagined his home would burn in gang-related violence.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press Date: July 7, 2005
Gang members brawl at amusement park (Houston, TX): A huge brawl involving rival gang members at a Texas amusement park was videotaped by surveillance cameras.
Source: NBC 5 News Date: July 6, 2005
Man admits leading a Bloods street gang and ordering assaults (Newark, NJ): The admitted leader of a Bloods street gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to three federal charges, admitting he ordered the shooting of a man he believed was informing on the gang.
Source: Newsday Date: July 6, 2005
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