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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.
Injunction sought for 89 in Vista gang (Vista, CA): At first it was a cable TV special. Then came a special fence. Then an outreach program involving churches. Now the effort to control gangs here includes a request for a court order.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: June 8, 2005
Gang suspects indicted in drug ring (San Diego, CA): Federal prosecutors laid out the case Tuesday against alleged members of an Encinitas street gang and others arrested during raids early this week at North County homes and elsewhere.
Source: North County Times Date: June 8, 2005
Police nab suspected leader of violent gang (Oakland, CA): A man police believe is the leader of a violent city gang was arrested this morning in West Oakland.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Date: June 8, 2005
Police see gang ties in Rex Road shooting (Pico Rivera, CA): As children played in a nearby yard, a gunman walked up to a 27-year-old man and shot him to death, deputies said Wednesday.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: June 8, 2005
Man refused to see doctor after shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): A man who was injured in a drive-by shooting but refused to see a doctor was reportedly in good condition Tuesday. The victim's uncle called Salt Lake City police Monday about 2:30 p.m. saying his nephew had been shot.
Source: Deseret News Date: June 8, 2005
Gunman on bicycle kills local teenager (Bond Hill, OH): Relatives and friends of a 16-year-old fatally shot on a street here Monday said an ongoing turf dispute between Bond Hill and Avondale teens is to blame for the high school student's death.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer Date: June 7, 2005
Fairfax examines anti-gang vigilance (Fairfax County, VA): Several weeks before a vicious machete attack in the Lynbrook neighborhood, a resident filed a complaint about crowding and suspicious activity at a house there.
Source: The Washington Post Date: June 7, 2005
Teen paralyzed in gang-related weekend shooting (Wichita, KS): A teenager shot in a gang-related incident Saturday near 13th and Oliver is paralyzed from the waist down, police said Monday.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: June 7, 2005
Prosecutors request county's largest gang injunction for Vista (Vista, CA): The district attorney's office has asked a Superior Court judge to issue a court order prohibiting 89 alleged members of a Vista gang from engaging in specified activities within three areas of the City of Vista designated as "safety zones."
Source: North County Times Date: June 7, 2005
Phoenix man, 20, sentenced (Brighton, CO): A Phoenix drug dealer and alleged gang member was ordered Monday to spend eight years in prison for last year's slaying of an Aurora man who may have been set up while he was trying to solicit a prostitute.
Source: Rocky Mountain News Date: June 7, 2005
Assault charges for Fruits & Veggies gang (Roxbury, MA): Three teens allegedly part of a notorious West Roxbury gang known as the Fruits and Vegetables were squeezed by authorities following an attack Sunday on youths from Dedham, officials said.
Source: Boston Herald Date: June 7, 2005
Authorities arrest two Salvadoran gang members near San Antonio (San Antonio, TX): The arrest of two Salvadoran gang suspects in South Texas has raised fears that violent gangs have moved into the area.
Source: KRGV 5 News Date: June 7, 2005
Police link rape suspect to violent gang (Cabarrus County, NC): Police say a rape suspect might be in the Cabarrus County area.
Source: News 14 Carolina Date: June 7, 2005
Teen stabbed in possible gang-related altercation (Redwood City, CA): A teen was stabbed late Saturday night then escaped in his friend's Honda as his attacker clung to the car and tried to stab him again through the open sun roof, police said.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: June 7, 2005
Reforming anti-gang units (Long Beach, CA): Long Beach has no doubt enjoyed some positive return on a 10-year, $3.5-million investment in GIPP, the Gang Intervention and Prevention Program.
Source: Press-Telegram Date: June 6, 2005
Rise in graffiti puts city police on alert, frustrates residents (Lansing, MI): Ugly and sometimes unintelligible graffiti is increasing in Lansing, defacing downtown draws such as the city's prized River Trail with spray-painted words and symbols.
Source: Lansing State Journal Date: June 6, 2005
Gang watch in schools: Who's in, who's not? (Sacramento, CA): Ed Nonog has seen teenagers carve gang insignias in their forearms. He's seen one girl show off photographs of herself throwing gang signs against a backdrop of gang colors.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: June 6, 2005
Residents fed up with ‘art’ show (Wilkes-Barre, PA): For almost three years, Jerome Campbell has driven past the graffiti-stained walls of the Irem Temple on North River Street and become angry.
Source: Wilkes Barre Times Leader Date: June 5, 2005
Gang member arrested for robbing taco stand, police say (Salinas, CA): Salinas police arrested a 22-year-old gang member Saturday who robbed a taco stand attendant at gunpoint and tried to flee the scene on a bike, the Police Department reported today.
Source: CBS 5 News Date: June 5, 2005
Programs fight rise in young gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Alejandro Victorio had just turned 14, and his name hadn't yet shown up on the Police Department's list of gang members.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: June 5, 2005
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