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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.
A night out with Hall's gang task force (Gainesville, GA): Nearly every street has a story for Sgt. Scott Ware of the Gainesville-Hall County Gang Task Force.
Source: The Gainesville Times Date: October 9, 2005
Police investigate shooting motive (Manatee County, FL): Manatee County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting they said may be gang-related.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: October 7, 2005
Santa Rosa police investigate gang shootings (Santa Rosa, CA): The Santa Rosa Police Department is investigating two gang-related shootings that occurred within an hour of each other Thursday evening.
Source: CBS 5 News Date: October 7, 2005
Taking steps to curb gang crime (Redwood City, CA): There's relatively little that residents can do to stem the rising tide of gang activity - but it's the little things that can add up to a lot.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: October 7, 2005
Shooting is latest string of gang violence (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): The shooting death of a Corona man and the wounding of another Tuesday is the latest in a string of violent gang activity in the south part of the city, sheriff's deputies say.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: October 7, 2005
Candidates offer varied plans to fight gangs (Virginia): Even as crime rates have steadily dropped, machete slashings, fatal shootings and other acts of gang violence in Northern Virginia have risen in recent years, making street gangs a prominent issue in Virginia's race for governor.
Source: The Washington Post Date: October 7, 2005
Three teens charged with murder in Bellevue beating (Bellevue, WA): Three Eastside teens were charged with murder Wednesday in the beating death of Anasticio Diaz Alvarez, 43, of Bellevue. Two of the teens, both 15, were charged in juvenile court, though prosecutors said they will seek to try the teens as adults.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: October 6, 2005
County battles gang activity (Cherokee County, GA): Though it's now confined to spray-painted "tags" on wooden fences and highway overpasses, growing gang activity concerns the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department to the point that officials have assigned an officer to track local gang members.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: October 6, 2005
Authorities say eastern NC drug gang brought down (Wilmington, NC): Eastern North Carolina authorities say an organization responsible for the monthly distribution of as much as a thousand pounds of marijuana and 110 pounds of cocaine has been busted.
Source: WIS 10 News Date: October 6, 2005
Boy may be charged as an adult in slaying (Chicago, IL): A 14-year-old boy may face adult murder charges because the man he is accused of shooting last month at a North Side park has died, officials said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 6, 2005
Most Wanted suspect jailed (Schenectady, NY): A New York City street gang member whose involvement in armed jewelry store heists earned him a place on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Most Wanted List has been arrested by Schenectady police, authorities said.
Source: Times Union Date: October 6, 2005
Latino student group plans to protest flier (Boise, ID): A Latino student organization plans to rally outside Centennial High School this morning to protest a flier recently distributed in the West Boise neighborhood linking Hispanics with violent gang activity.
Source: Idaho Statesman Date: October 5, 2005
18-year-old killed in R.C. shooting (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): A hail of gunfire left one man dead and another wounded late Tuesday in a shooting that may have been triggered by an earlier park brawl.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: October 5, 2005
FBI targets MS-13 street gang (Washington, DC): The FBI has formed a national task force aimed at dismantling street gangs and has focused attention on the MS-13 gang, which federal investigators say rivals the infamous Crips and Bloods.
Source: NewsHour Extra Date: October 5, 2005
Police: Teen says he was tortured, shot by gang members (Miami, FL): Miami police today are investigating the apparent torture of a teen who says local gang members abducted him, then shot him in the ear, elbow and leg before releasing him.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: October 5, 2005
Informant spied on Aurora gang for three years (Aurora, IL): A high-ranking gang member in Aurora secretly informed on his cohorts for three years, according to federal prosecutors who also had access to the gang's 50-page manual that detailed its rules and organizational goals.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 4, 2005
Two charged with beating St. Paul boy (St. Paul, MN): St. Paul Two 17-year-old boys were charged Tuesday with beating a St. Paul teenager they mistook to be a rival gang member, prosecutors said.
Source: WCCO 4 News Date: October 4, 2005
Man stabbed at school bus stop (Raleigh, NC): A fight at a school bus stop early Monday morning led to the stabbing of a 19-year-old man who tried to stop the skirmish.
Source: The News & Observer Date: October 4, 2005
Murder charge filed in 15-year-old’s killing (Columbia, SC): A murder warrant was issued for a 17-year-old charged in the weekend shooting death of a teen, Columbia police said.
Source: The State Date: October 4, 2005
Codey announces steps to curtail gang violence (Newark, NJ): New Jersey's acting governor on Tuesday unveiled steps aimed at reducing gang violence, including the appointment of 14 people to the Gang Land Security Task Force and the creation of a new advisory panel to study how street gangs prosper.
Source: Newsday Date: October 4, 2005
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