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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 stabbed in possible gang-related altercation (Redwood City, CA): A teen was stabbed late Saturday night then escaped in his friend's Honda as his attacker clung to the car and tried to stab him again through the open sun roof, police said.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: June 7, 2005
Reforming anti-gang units (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach has no doubt enjoyed some positive return on a 10-year, $3.5-million investment in GIPP, the Gang Intervention and Prevention Program.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: June 6, 2005
Rise in graffiti puts city police on alert, frustrates residents (Lansing, MI): Ugly and sometimes unintelligible graffiti is increasing in Lansing, defacing downtown draws such as the city's prized River Trail with spray-painted words and symbols.
Source: Lansing State Journal Date: June 6, 2005
Gang watch in schools: Who's in, who's not? (Sacramento, CA): Ed Nonog has seen teenagers carve gang insignias in their forearms. He's seen one girl show off photographs of herself throwing gang signs against a backdrop of gang colors.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: June 6, 2005
Residents fed up with ‘art’ show (Wilkes-Barre, PA): For almost three years, Jerome Campbell has driven past the graffiti-stained walls of the Irem Temple on North River Street and become angry.
Source: Wilkes Barre Times Leader Date: June 5, 2005
Gang member arrested for robbing taco stand, police say (Salinas, CA): Salinas police arrested a 22-year-old gang member Saturday who robbed a taco stand attendant at gunpoint and tried to flee the scene on a bike, the Police Department reported today.
Source: CBS 5 News Date: June 5, 2005
Programs fight rise in young gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Alejandro Victorio had just turned 14, and his name hadn't yet shown up on the Police Department's list of gang members.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: June 5, 2005
Gangs' presence grows in San Jose (San Jose, CA): The shy 13-year-old boy was playing outside the Alma Youth Center in San Jose on a March afternoon when he was approached by a group of older boys, some dressed in red.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: June 5, 2005
Trio nabbed in 'random' L. I. slay (Long Island, NY): A Nassau County police have arrested three men in connection with the vicious gang-related murder of an innocent man in Glen Cove in May.
Source: New York Post Date: June 4, 2005
"Gangstas" tunes call for killing to stop (San Bernardino, CA): In Christopher Shaw's world, the lines between good and evil fade somewhere in the gray cloud that has followed this Pomona gangster his whole life.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: June 4, 2005
Black Dragons await sentence (San Gabriel Valley, CA): The Black Dragon gang made money mainly by extorting prostitution houses in the San Gabriel Valley, law enforcement officials say.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: June 4, 2005
Rapper shot to death in Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police are investigating the second rap-related slaying in 10 days, an incident that will likely compound speculation that a war of retaliation is under way involving rappers with possible Vallejo links.
Source: Times-Herald Date: June 4, 2005
$500G to curb gangs (Nassau County, NY): In an effort to curb gang activities in Nassau County, three local nonprofit groups will split $500,000 to provide employment and career development services for current and former gang members.
Source: Newsday Date: June 3, 2005
Police target gang members, parole violators in area sweep (Chino Hills, CA): Deputy Martin Landaeta drove his patrol car through the alleys and back streets in some of unincorporated Montclair and Pomona's roughest neighborhoods Friday afternoon.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: June 3, 2005
City official calls gang activity 'terrorist acts' (St. Paul, MN): Tyrone Terrill is anything but subtle. St. Paul's human rights director once championed an anti-intolerance campaign featuring billboards that reprinted actual graffiti aimed at gays, Jews and blacks.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: June 3, 2005
City leaders to renew gang bill efforts (Columbia, SC): Despite efforts by Columbia city officials and community leaders, a bill that would define gangs in South Carolina eluded passage in the Legislature this year.
Source: The State Date: June 3, 2005
Police team up to fight gang crime (Seattle, WA): Less than a week after another shooting in South Park left residents shaken and scared, local police and federal agents yesterday announced plans for a renewed push to fight gangs and other violence in the Latino community.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: June 3, 2005
A town fights for justice for alleged gang murder victim (New York , NY): Three men, including two teens were arrested in connection with the murder of a Glen Cove man last month that detectives were investigating as part of an alleged gang initiation.
Source: WABC Channel 7 News Date: June 3, 2005
Anti-gang plan aims at young students (Monterey County, CA): Monterey County probation officers are hoping that targeting younger, at-risk students in elementary school and middle schools will prevent them from getting into gangs later.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: June 3, 2005
Police seek five suspects in drive-by shooting (Gwinnett County, GA): Lilburn police are asking for the public's help in finding three adults and two juveniles suspected in a drive-by shooting last month.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: June 3, 2005
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