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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.
Sheriff tries to tame gang activity (Tampa, FL): Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee wants Tampa and its neighboring communities to be different. Gee wants the metropolitan allure without those big city issues.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: September 20, 2005
Shirts with gang names appearing in stores (Minneapolis, MN): In some parts of Minneapolis, gang-related graffiti is not hard to find. Gang names on the outside of buildings is a bad sign, but just as troubling to some is what is showing up inside of stores: shirts bearing the names of gangs.
Source: WCCO 4 News Date: September 20, 2005
Police say Monday gunbattle in Bayview District was gang-related (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police say a gunbattle in the city's Bayview district that left one man dead and three others wounded was gang-related.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3 Date: September 20, 2005
Task force takes war on gangs to county (Hillsborough County, FL): A sustained assault on street gangs in northwest Hillsborough County by a task force made up of federal agents and county deputies resulted in the arrest of more than 100 suspected gang members and the seizure of nearly $1 million in property.
Source: The Tampa Tribune Date: September 20, 2005
U.S. finds new way to target gangs (Milwaukee, WI): Federal officials are using a new weapon to target a violent street gang on the city's south side: immigration.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: September 19, 2005
Santa Ana police investigate slaying for gang links (Santa Ana, CA): An 18-year-old man died Saturday after being shot once in the head in a possible gang-related attack, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: September 19, 2005
Police nab Latin Kings gang member (Providence, RI): Due to a chance encounter, the police say they have apprehended the last of the Almighty Latin Kings gang wanted in Operation Royal Flush, a large-scale drug-trafficking investigation.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: September 19, 2005
Bystander hit by gang crossfire (Gresham, OR): A woman was sitting in a chair eating Sunday when she was hit by crossfire from two rival gangs.
Source: KOIN 6 News Date: September 19, 2005
The gang scene in Madison (Madison, WI): They seem almost as if they were randomly plucked from Madison's streets - the mother of a 9-month-old baby, the National Honor Roll graduate, the 16-year-old son of a University of Wisconsin Medical School professor.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal Date: September 19, 2005
Principal: Gang violence spills onto LHS campus (Lompoc, CA) : Lompoc High School principal Art Diaz testified in Superior Court Friday that gangs are a serious problem on his campus, intimidating and beating up other students.
Source: Lompoc Record Date: September 18, 2005
After fears of a new menace, old faces return (Corona and Elmhurst, NY): In the past few months, when Assemblyman Jose Peralta of Queens started noticing what appeared to be a growing number of gang members on the streets of Corona and Elmhurst, he turned to a solution that was effective when gangs were a problem in his district a year earlier.
Source: The New York Times Date: September 18, 2005
Fertile ground for new gangs (Hartford County, MD): With the sun still an hour away from rising on a recent weekday morning, a police task force prepared to swarm the Edgewood apartments of five people accused of having ties to the notorious drug-running gang the Bloods.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: September 18, 2005
Teenager shot on Lowell porch (Lowell, MA): A 16-year-old boy sitting on a porch at a duplex was shot in the stomach last night by a gunman dressed in black.
Source: The Lowell Sun Date: September 17, 2005
County seeks gang database (Redwood City, CA): The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office may create a clearinghouse for gang-related information to help combat growing gang violence.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: September 17, 2005
Police: Labor Day slaying gang-related (Kane County, IL): The death of a Schaumburg man whose body was found Labor Day near a bike trial in rural Dundee Township was gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Daily Herald Date: September 16, 2005
Two men arrested on federal gun counts (Portland, OR): Two Portland-area men with gang ties have been indicted on federal gun charges that carry penalties ranging from 15 years to life in prison.
Source: The Oregonian Date: September 16, 2005
Teen held by citizens, later arrested in purse snatching (Reno, NV): A teen gang member detained by citizens after a purse snatching confessed to a second purse theft and also to robbing a rival gang member just hours earlier, reported the Regional Gang Unit.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal Date: September 16, 2005
Police say gang members, drug dealer nabbed at Chancellor High (Spotsylvania County, VA): Police say two self-proclaimed gang members and a suspected drug dealer were arrested following separate incidents Tuesday at Chancellor High School in Spotsylvania County.
Source: The Free Lance-Star Date: September 15, 2005
Police investigate suspected gang shooting (San Diego, CA): Gang detectives are investigating a Wednesday night drive-by shooting in Valencia Park in which a man was wounded as he walked on a sidewalk.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: September 15, 2005
Two men stabbed in alleged gang-related incident in T.O. (Thousand Oaks, CA): Two 20-year-old men stabbed in a gang-related incident in Thousand Oaks were in stable condition Wednesday, Ventura County Sheriff's Department officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: September 15, 2005
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