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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.
Locked Down: Gangs in the Supermax (Crescent City, CA): Twenty years ago, a new kind of prison was taking America by storm. The supermax prison was designed to incapacitate dangerous criminals by locking them down in stark isolation, sometimes for years on end.
Source: American RadioWorks Date: March 15, 2005
Two Providence teens arrested following gang-related stabbings (Cranston, RI): Two Providence teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in a pair of stabbings, which the police characterized as gang-related, outside the K-Mart store on Garfield Avenue Sunday afternoon.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: March 15, 2005
Alleged gang members fire on LA police in fourth such shooting this year (Los Angeles, CA): Two alleged gang members fired at police officers during a traffic stop over the weekend, the second such attack in less than a week, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: March 15, 2005
Police try new tactic to fight gang recruitment (Sacramento, CA): KCRA 3 has learned that there are over 700 children under the age of 18 currently involved in gangs inside the city limits of Sacramento.
Source: KCRA 3 News Date: March 15, 2005
Arrest in Irving tied to national gang (Irving, TX): Immigration officials announced Monday a nationwide roundup of 103 members of a violent Central American gang, Mara Salvatrucha 13.
Source: The Dallas Morning News Date: March 15, 2005
30 arrested on LI in gang sweep (Long Island, NY): René Salmón says his storefront and sense of safety were recently shattered by members of the notorious MS-13 gang.
Source: Newsday Date: March 15, 2005
Three men in Md. among more than 100 suspected gang members arrested (Maryland): More than 100 alleged members of a violent Central American street gang have been arrested in a nationwide sweep, including three men in Maryland, authorities said yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: March 15, 2005
Group to take closer look at prison gangs (New Jersey): The General Assembly created a task force Monday that will conduct a yearlong, in-depth study of gang violence in New Jersey's prisons.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: March 15, 2005
Officials call gang members trouble source at campuses (Humble, TX): Humble High School administrators have identified at least 42 students they say exhibit enough gang-like behavior to warrant suspension or a letter of warning to parents.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: March 15, 2005
Officials target gangs in schools (Camden, NJ): In the wake of rioting between Asian and Hispanic students at Woodrow Wilson High School, district leaders and officials from the city, state and federal government began Monday to map a strategy for quelling gang activity.
Source: Courier-Post Date: March 15, 2005
Shooting in parking lot injures two men, one woman (Chicago, IL): Two men and a woman were injured in a drive-by shooting Sunday on Chicago's West Side that police said was likely gang-related.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: March 14, 2005
NJ officials battling hard against gang culture, AG says (New Jersey): Law enforcement officials are fighting a tough war against an estimated 12,000 gang members with influence in all corners of the state, New Jersey's attorney general said Monday.
Source: Newsday Date: March 14, 2005
Another street-gang suspect sought in drug-peddling bust (Cleveland, OH): The regional law enforcement task force on fugitives has identified another man believed to be part of a street gang that peddled cocaine through Morris Black Housing on Cleveland's East Side.
Source: The Plain Dealer Date: March 14, 2005
Youths join discussion on Charleston gang violence (Charleston, WV): In the recent debate over youth violence in Charleston, the Rev. Matthew Watts said one group was noticeably absent: young people.
Source: The Charleston Gazette Date: March 14, 2005
School is out for 11 Falls High students (Niagara Falls, NY): Eleven students who were involved in what were suspected to be gang-related fights Jan. 10 at Niagara Falls High School won't be returning to the school this year.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: March 13, 2005
DA vows gang crackdown (San Bernardino County, CA): Gangs continue to flourish in San Bernardino County, sometimes bringing sorrow to people's lives, but often affecting them in simpler, more irritating ways.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: March 13, 2005
Fights strengthen anti-violence resolve (Buffalo, NY): With the specter of a nationally organized gang like the Bloods looming over Western New York, city police and Niagara Falls High School officials have been taking steps to keep gang influence out of the city and its schools.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: March 13, 2005
Shooting begins Woodward school day (Bond Hill, OH): With retaliation the apparent motive for Friday morning's double shooting near Woodward High School, officials issued what has become a common plea in Cincinnati - stay calm and let the police handle it.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer Date: March 12, 2005
Prison gangs keep tight rein on members (Crescent City, CA): Supermax prisons are places of stark isolation, where some of the most dangerous convicts are housed. At Pelican Bay prison in California, the men in the Supermax are locked in windowless cells for 22 or 23 hours a day, with almost no direct contact with other inmates or staff.
Source: NPR News Date: March 12, 2005
Gang graffiti returns to streets of Athens (Athens, GA): After a noticeable decrease in gang activity, signs have resurfaced with a vengeance, with gang-related graffiti appearing in parts of Clarke County where it had never been seen - even on the front door of a law enforcement agency in west Athens.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle Date: March 12, 2005
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