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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.
Gang slay of student baffles (Queens, NY): A Santa hat. A pool of blood in a Queens driveway. A gang that has seemingly disappeared.
Source: New York Daily News Date: February 20, 2005
Man held as gang suspect (Brooksville, FL): A second man suspected of being a gang member is being held at Hernando County Jail on charges he tried to recruit teens to the Folk Nation alliance and encouraged them to burglarize a Spring Hill home last year.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: February 19, 2005
Council's anti-gang panel begins work (Los Angeles, CA): A new Los Angeles City Council anti-gang committee met for the first time Friday, hoping to tackle an issue that has bedeviled the city for years.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: February 19, 2005
Three Salinas gang members arrested for auto theft (Salinas, CA): The Salinas Police Department reports that three admitted gang members were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly stealing a vehicle from Gonzales.
Source: KPIX Channel 5 News Date: February 18, 2005
Kleis: Keep division of gang, drug task forces (St. Cloud, MN): Minnesota's statewide effort to deter illegal gang activity would receive $3 million in the next two years and probably wouldn't merge with another task force, if a bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Dave Kleis, R-St. Cloud, becomes law.
Source: St. Cloud Times Date: February 18, 2005
Long Island city drug sting rounds up 37 suspects (Long Island, NY): The drug dealing started every day at 7 a.m., the police said, and was centered in a shopping area known as the Hill, at the heart of the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City.
Source: The New York Times Date: February 18, 2005
S.B. County gets $100,000 for anti-gang program (San Bernardino County, CA): In 1997, Ontario's west side was a tough neighborhood with a bad reputation. Gangs controlled entire areas, and various officials decided to try something different - GRIP, the Gang Risk Intervention Program.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: February 18, 2005
Alleged gang member charged in threat, assault (Price Township, PA): A Price Township resident who claimed he was a member of the Bloods street gang was arrested Tuesday after he threatened to shoot a New York City corrections officer, police said.
Source: The Morning Call Date: February 17, 2005
NM house approves longer sentences for gang crimes (Santa Fe, NM): A proposal to increase prison sentences for gang-related crimes was approved unanimously by the House on Thursday.
Source: The New Mexican Date: February 17, 2005
Messing With The Man (Miami-Dade, FL): Miami-Dade's southwest suburbs could belong to Anywhere, U.S.A. Trade the royal palms for dogwoods and the Peruvian bakeries for Vietnamese diners, and you could mistake Kendall and the Hammocks for suburban DC or Chicago or LA.
Source: Miami New Times Date: February 17, 2005
Two shot, one dead in gang-related shooting (Houtson, TX): Police believe a fatal shooting Wednesday night might have been gang-related. A man in his late teens was killed and another man was wounded, in the parking lot of the Fairmont Luxury Apartments in the 7300 block of Hillcroft.
Source: KHOU 11 News Date: February 17, 2005
Gang suspect charged in shooting (Richmond, CA): A North Richmond gang suspect faces felony charges in connection with a December shooting that terrorized tenants of a San Pablo apartment building.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: February 17, 2005
Bill to shield kids from gang members might be used in polygamy crackdown (Salt Lake City, UT): Kearns Republican Rep. Eric Hutchings is taking a swipe at street gangs and the crimes they commit.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: February 17, 2005
Parents critical at keeping kids out of gangs (El Paso, TX): Parental involvement is crucial to keeping children from joining the more than 400 gangs in El Paso, police said Wednesday night during a gang awareness meeting with parents at Irvin High School.
Source: El Paso Times Date: February 17, 2005
Sheriff blames crime on youths (Poinciana, FL): The crime rate in Poinciana is getting worse, said Osceola County Sheriff Bob Hansell, and he blamed the increase on juveniles.
Source: The Ledger Date: February 17, 2005
Healey proposes using GPS to protect abuse victims, gang crime witnesses (Boston, MA): Victims of domestic abuse and witnesses to gang crimes could get special protections from satellite technology under new legislation being filed Wednesday by Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey.
Source: Boston Herald Date: February 16, 2005
Laura Bush seeks help for young gang members (Washington, DC): First lady Laura Bush yesterday called on educators to help gang members as she began her first national initiative, a three-year, $150 million program aimed at keeping boys out of gangs.
Source: The Washington Times Date: February 16, 2005
Orland gang member gets hurt in attack, his second injury in a week (Orland, CA): A self-admitted member of an Orland gang, injured last week when rival groups confronted each other outside a home on Bonnie Lane, was hurt again Monday in an attack at the intersection of East and Tehama streets.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record Date: February 16, 2005
A new gang in Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): Homicide detectives say they are working a string of recent shootings that they believe were done by a new gang called the G-Unit.
Source: News On 6 Date: February 16, 2005
14 temporarily barred from East Side streets (San Antonio, TX): Fourteen people suspected of gang activity were slapped with temporary restraining orders Tuesday, barring them from congregating in an East Side neighborhood plagued by drugs and violence.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: February 16, 2005
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