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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.
Reno police to get grant for gang prevention (Reno, NV): The Reno Police Department will receive $60,615 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Justice to support its ongoing street gang resistance program, officials announced.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: October 15, 2005
Anti-gang agency proposed for city (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles City Council called on Friday for an outside consultant to study creating a new city division to coordinate anti-gang efforts.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: October 15, 2005
Cops get tough with gangs (North Hills, CA): Gabriel Andrade saw them coming, just a little too late. Andrade - whose gang name is Gizmo - was standing in front of his apartment building in the 8600 block of Columbus Street before sunrise Friday when a team of officers from the Los Angeles Police Department and the county's Department of Probation approached.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: October 15, 2005
Fresno officers swarm homes (Fresno, CA): Led by a Fresno police SWAT team, a small army of officers swooped into a southwest Fresno neighborhood Thursday morning in a raid targeting the stronghold of the so-called Muhammad family street gang.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: October 14, 2005
Holding Center inmates face gang assault charge (Erin County, NY): Four inmates of the Erie County Holding Center were charged Tuesday with felony gang assault after they allegedly attacked another inmate and broke his jaw, Erie County sheriff's officials reported Thursday.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: October 14, 2005
Police say gangs continue to evolve (Tacoma, WA): Despite largely being stamped out in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood during the past 15 years, gangs continue to operate in parts of the city and Pierce County, police and sheriff’s department officials told a crowd Thursday night at Pacific Lutheran University.
Source: The News Tribune Date: October 14, 2005
Gangs in brawl at Riverside (Durham, NC): Rival gangs at Riverside High School piled on each other, punching and kicking in a wild melee Thursday that required extra law enforcement personnel to bring under control.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: October 13, 2005
Crime panel urges sharing of gang data (Viriginia): The criminal histories of gang members in Virginia's adult and juvenile prisons might soon be used to win tougher sentences against gang members breaking laws on the outside.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: October 13, 2005
Evacuee sought in slaying (Dallas, TX): The search is on for a New Orleans man after witnesses, some of whom police say are Dallas gang members, reported that a man who fits his description gunned down another man in a northwest Dallas parking lot.
Source: The Dallas Morning News Date: October 13, 2005
Gang seminar in Spring Valley educates public (Spring Valley, NY): The letters "J-ROCK BOS" spray-painted on a wall or a bridge underpass may mean little to the average passerby.
Source: The Journal News Date: October 12, 2005
Milwaukee gang raid nets 49 on charges in murders, drugs (Milwaukee, WI): Forty-nine more people have been indicted in Milwaukee as part of what a federal prosecutor says is an effort to "overwhelm" gangs.
Source: KAIT 8 News Date: October 12, 2005
Gang killings raise alarm with LAPD (Panorama City, CA): After two slayings in a week shattered a fragile truce between rival gangs - including a brazen shootout - the LAPD said Monday that it plans to flood the area with officers to prevent the violence from escalating.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles Date: October 11, 2005
Signs of gang growth now widespread in county schools (San Mateo County, CA): It isn't the sun that makes some Redwood High School students wear sunglasses - it's the tears. So many of them have lost family and friends to gang violence, said Redwood Principal Denise Plante.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: October 10, 2005
Police believe double shooting gang-related (Oklahoma City, OK): Police are looking for at least one person Monday after a double-shooting in Oklahoma City.
Source: KOCO 5 News Date: October 10, 2005
Gang tributes bring controversy (Holyoke, MA): For Police Chief Anthony Scott, the writing on the wall could ignite violence so he ordered that it be painted over. But for others, Scott's remedy proved just as damaging.
Source: The Republican Date: October 10, 2005
Shots in Oakland's showcase (Oakland, CA): It's one thing to shout "Fire!" in a crowded theater. It's quite another to actually open fire into one. Two gunmen opened fire at a pair of alleged gang rivals a week ago just outside the cinema in Oakland's Jack London Square, which was crowded with law-abiding citizens, including women and children.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: October 10, 2005
Officials: Gangs not a problem in schools (Lakeland, FL): When several students were arrested at Bartow High two weeks ago, rumors of gangs infiltrating the school began to circulate among parents.
Source: The Ledger Date: October 10, 2005
Signs on garage could mean trouble (Cicero, IL): What may look like a simple scribble on a garage door or the side of a building can mean a lot more to Sgt. Gene Talsma.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 9, 2005
Police bust house thought to be seen in 'Fresno Uncensored' DVD (Fresno, CA): A house believed to have been used to tape a segment of the controversial DVD "Fresno Uncensored" was raided Friday after a three-month undercover probe discovered marijuana and guns being sold from the residence, Fresno police reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: October 9, 2005
Ex-gang member key to fed's charges (Elgin, IL): Much of evidence in the government's petition to revoke bond for 16 members of the Insane Deuces street gang is based on an unnamed cooperating witness who secretly recorded several gang meetings.
Source: The Courier-News Date: October 9, 2005
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