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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.
Sen. Nelson unveils bill to curb growth of violent street gangs (Fort Lauderdale, FL): U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson announced legislation Wednesday intended to curb the growth of violent street gangs such as MS-13, a gang with Central American origins that police said could be prevented from taking root in South Florida with focused action.
Source: Sun-Sentinel Date: June 1, 2005
City targets landlords for gangs, drug houses (Chicago, IL): Mayor Richard Daley wanted to use a former drug house on the West Side as the backdrop Tuesday when he announced a new crackdown on bad landlords.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: June 1, 2005
Graffiti discovered at Whiting Lane School (West Hartford, CT): A maintenance shed at Whiting Lane School was sprayed with profane, racist and gang-related graffiti over Memorial Day weekend, police said.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: June 1, 2005
Gang of One organizes to prevent gang violence (Charlotte, NC): Religious leaders are putting aside their differences in an effort to fight the growing problem of gang violence in Charlotte.
Source: WSOC 9 News Date: June 1, 2005
Police probe gang in stabbing (Pleasanton, CA): Police have arrested a second suspect, a 16-year-old Livermore resident, in connection with last weeks downtown stabbing that left nearby Amador Valley High School on lockdown.
Source: Tri-Valley Herald Date: June 1, 2005
Gang members suspected in Reno stabbing (Reno, NV): Reno police are looking for suspected gang members in a stabbing at the Reno Sparks Convention Center Monday morning.
Source: KRNV News 4 Date: June 1, 2005
Anti-gang group seeks help of Vista community (Vista, CA): An Oceanside-based program targeting at-risk youth may help curb gang activity on Vista's streets, but first, the group needs the community's help.
Source: North County Times Date: May 31, 2005
Man stabbed in fight with gang members (San Diego, CA): A 32-year-old man was stabbed Monday night in the alley behind his 42nd Street house after getting into a fight with three to four young suspected gang members.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: May 31, 2005
County focuses gang prevention (Washington County, OR): The number of kids coming through Washington County's juvenile department has been dropping the last few years. And since gang activity is on the rise, the juvenile department is focusing some of its attention on gang prevention.
Source: Hillsboro Argus Date: May 31, 2005
Teen paid no heed to pal's warning (Charlotte, NC): Before Corey Antwan Stowe went for the last drive of his life, one of his friends warned him not to go.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: May 31, 2005
Reno police classify Straight Edge as a gang (Reno, NV): A small group of young men in high school or recently out rejects alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and promiscuous sex.
Source: Las Vegas Sun Date: May 31, 2005
Five arrested in Lake San Antonio brawl (Monterey County, CA): Five people were arrested Sunday evening and 60 others evicted from their Lake San Antonio campground after a massive brawl broke out between some 50 rival gang members, sheriff's deputies reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: May 31, 2005
Accused firebomber extradited back to Joliet from Colorado (Joliet, IL): Police say a third man accused of taking part in an firebomb attack that killed a Joliet woman and her young daughter has been extradited back to Illinois.
Source: KWQC Channel 6 News Date: May 30, 2005
Two arrested in drive-by shootings (Salinas, CA): Two Salinas men were arrested after a series of shootings in the 500 block of Terrace Street and the 100 block of N. Hebbron Street on Saturday night.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: May 30, 2005
Police seek shooters in gang-related shooting (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque police are continuing their search for gunmen in a shooting at a Wendy's restaurant over the weekend.
Source: KOAT 7 News Date: May 30, 2005
Gang fight breaks out in a Salt Lake neightborhood (Salt Lake City, UT): A gang fight breaks out in a Salt Lake neighborhood... and scares residents who live near the crime scene
Source: KSL 5 News Date: May 29, 2005
Maine police agencies probing 'gang-related' incident in Lebanon (Lebanon, ME): Three police agencies are investigating a possible gang-related incident that unfolded here Friday night involving a group of 20 to 25 people showing up at a home on Goding Road where a resident fired a gun into the air, according to the York County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Foster's Daily Democrat Date: May 29, 2005
County sees rise in gang activity (Luzerne County, PA): Once a problem for the bigger cities, violent street gangs have taken a strong hold in Luzerne County.
Source: The Citizens' Voice Date: May 29, 2005
Effects of gangs weigh on system (Madera County, CA): District Attorney Ernest LiCalsi has 17 homicide cases - more than he ever has had before awaiting trial in Madera County - and he blames escalating gang violence for 13 of them.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: May 29, 2005
Gang search lands four in jail (DeKalb County, GA): A nationwide crackdown on an ultraviolent Central American gang called MS-13 has led to the arrest of a Norcross man and three others in a nearby section of DeKalb County.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: May 29, 2005
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