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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.
Rampart payouts to reach $70 mil (Los Angeles, CA): Declaring the end to a dark chapter in Los Angeles history, officials on Thursday announced the city would pay an estimated $70 million to settle lawsuits stemming from the Rampart corruption scandal that shook the Police Department.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: March 31, 2005
Authorities nab alleged gang member (Millville, NJ): A man believed to be a member of the Bloods street gang was arrested on drug and weapons charges Wednesday night at the 7-Eleven store on North High Street.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: March 31, 2005
Gang clash kills man (Altadena, CA): One night after a community forum on gang awareness, a man was killed in a shooting that apparently was gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News Date: March 31, 2005
Car 'hoods' leave cops gearing up (New York, NY): Auto shows in New York and around the country are becoming a magnet for youth gang activity — and authorities are stepping up their surveillance and patrol efforts to match it, The Post has learned.
Source: New York Post Date: March 31, 2005
Senate panel approves bill targeting gang-related crime (Columbia, SC): Gang members would face stiffer penalties under a bill that cleared a Senate Judiciary subcommittee Thursday.
Source: The Sun News Date: March 31, 2005
Police: Fatal stabbing may be gang-related (San Jose, CA): A 24-year-old man died Wednesday in what authorities believe was a gang-related killing after reports of a knife fight in broad daylight on a busy San Jose street corner.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 31, 2005
Additional arrests made in gang-related assault (Lexington, SC): Two more men have been charged in connection with a gang-related assault that led to a shooting at Chimney Ridge Apartments in Lexington, Assistant Police Chief Terrence Green said.
Source: The State Date: March 31, 2005
Suspected violent-gang member caught near border (Yuma, AZ): Federal authorities arrested a man suspected of being a member of a violent Central American gang with known links to Mexican drug cartels.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: March 31, 2005
Learning to read nonverbal clues (South Plainfield, NJ): Misplacing a school project has nothing to do with the Bloods or the Latin Kings. But educators and police hope that Freddy Almanzar and Sam Ringhai's body-language charades acted out in front of their seventh-grade class yesterday at South Plainfield Middle School will help steer pupils away from violent street gangs.
Source: Home News Tribune Date: March 30, 2005
The gang signs are out there, detective says (Hillsborough County, FL): Don't have enough to worry about? How about your 13- or 14- year-old getting recruited into a gang while he's at his locker in middle school. Not likely, you say?
Source: The Tampa Tribune Date: March 30, 2005
Law enforcement agencies team up again (Oceanside, CA): More than 100 police officers, sheriff's deputies and federal agents arrested 38 people before dawn yesterday in a sweep designed to imprison or deport gang members and their associates.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: March 30, 2005
Police tell how to spot gangs (Wichita, KS): From colored bandanas to graffiti, residents are taught the warning signs of gang activity and are urged to report it.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: March 30, 2005
Ken Rodriguez: Gang injunction takes a big bite out of crime on the West Side (San Antonio, TX): Patrolman Humberto Gallegos is parked in front of a crack house on the city's West Side. From inside his squad car, Gallegos opens a notebook to show me the names of more than 100 prostitutes — some of whom once slept in this wooden shack on Rivas Street.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: March 30, 2005
Police tie shooting of woman to gangs (Columbia, SC): Police say a woman was shot early Tuesday by a gang member who they believe was targeting her son — a member of a rival gang — in retaliation for an earlier assault.
Source: The State Date: March 30, 2005
San Jose stores asked to end gang-attire sales (San Jose, CA): The latest plan to attack gang influences in San Jose has arrived in the form of a letter. And the recipients, at least for now, appear to be heeding the letter's advice.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 30, 2005
Cushing prison lockdown continues (Cushing, OK): The lockdown at Cimarron Correctional Facility moves into its second week today as the investigation continues into last week's gang-related brawl that left one inmate dead and 15 injured.
Source: KFOR 4 News Date: March 30, 2005
Black Disciples kingpin admits to role in drug scheme (Chicago, IL): The reputed king of the Black Disciples pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with other members of the street gang to distribute cocaine and heroin.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: March 30, 2005
Police say claim of gang initiation false (Topeka, KS): Topeka police say false information about gang activity has been circulated to law enforcement and local media in an e-mail.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal Date: March 30, 2005
Grant will allow club to expand gang program (Ventura, CA): The Boys & Girls Club of Ventura has received a $95,000 grant from the Weingart Foundation for a two-year project in gang prevention.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: March 30, 2005
Two OK prison inmates injured in gang-related incidents (McAlester, OK) : State prison officials say they're investigating two gang-related fights between black and white inmates at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News Date: March 29, 2005
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