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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.
Police: Boy, 12, shot in gang fray (Fort Worth, TX): A William James Middle School student remained in a hospital Tuesday with a gunshot wound to the head after a weekend shooting that police say was gang-related.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Date: November 3, 2004
Durham police get a lesson in gang violence (Durham, NC): Durham police officers are getting a lesson in gang violence from the Department of Defense. A training program out of Florida, the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training, is in the Bull City this week teaching about gangs to more than 200 community leaders.
Source: News 14 Carolina Date: November 3, 2004
Four men charged in drug bust (Hayward, CA): Four men tied to a notorious street gang are set to enter pleas Monday to charges they sold methamphetamine and marijuana from a Hayward house for spending money and to finance gang activities, authorities say.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: November 3, 2004
Two shoot it out in 7-Eleven lot (Taylorsville, UT): A gang-related shootout in the parking lot of a Taylorsville 7-Eleven Monday night landed one man in jail and had the Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit looking for at least one other person Tuesday.
Source: Deseret News Date: November 3, 2004
Youths charged as adults with killing elderly man in Ontario park (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): Three teenage boys on Tuesday were charged as adults with the murder of an 89-year-old man who was viciously slain at an Ontario park in broad daylight last week.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: November 2, 2004
Princeton sees gang-related violence surge (Princeton, NJ): A weekend of unusually violent incidents in the borough, including evidence of gang activity and a man being nearly beaten to death in an alleged bias crime, was punctuated yesterday by police locking down the high school over a report of planned gang retribution against a student.
Source: The Times Date: November 2, 2004
Group brainstorms ways to help gang members (Oxnard, CA): The tables like big pieces of a puzzle are connected near the far end of the large room at Cafe on A in downtown Oxnard. Dozens of paintings, most reflecting ethnic themes, are all over the purple-colored walls and scattered throughout the room.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: November 1, 2004
One arrested in gang-related murder (Greeley, CO): Imagine looking outside your living room window and witnessing a gunman in plain view killing one man with a shotgun to the head and seriously wounding another with a shot to the chest.
Source: Greeley Tribune Date: November 1, 2004
Police gang unit earns recognition (Durham, NC): The gang unit of the Durham Police Department was honored for outstanding leadership during a recent meeting of the N.C. Gang Investigators Association in Charlotte.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: November 1, 2004
Man dead after brawl (Long Island, NY): A man was found dead in a parking lot after a brawl outside a Coram club early yesterday, Suffolk police said. Police received a call at about 1 a.m. that a large group of men were fighting outside Casa Rica, a nightclub and sports bar in Plaza 99, a strip mall on Middle Country Road.
Source: Newsday Date: November 1, 2004
Machine offers low-cost alternative to remove tattoos (Oklahoma City, OK) : People with gang tattoos who meet certain criteria could get the tattoos that declare their gang affiliation removed for free. The Latino Community Development Agency has ordered a $10,200 machine that will use infrared light to remove gang tattoos in an office at an Oklahoma City community center.
Source: News On 6 Date: November 1, 2004
Safety in Salinas (Salinas, CA): More law enforcement officers on Salinas streets and a California Highway Patrol helicopter patrolling the skies since September point to a more aggressive approach in stemming the tide of violent crime that has plagued the city in recent years.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: October 31, 2004
Taking anti-gang effort to community (Arlington, VA): Jose E. Hoyos, pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church in Dale City, was shopping at a Giant grocery store in Arlington about six months ago when a face from the past surfaced in the checkout line. "Remember me, Father?" the man asked. "Nope," Hoyos replied.
Source: The Washington Post Date: October 31, 2004
Police blame stabbings on street gang (Des Moines, IA): Police blamed a pair of early-morning stabbings Saturday on a Latino street gang they say launched a recruiting effort at Des Moines schools last year. Investigators say the attackers in both incidents are members of Latin Pachucos. No arrests have been made.
Source: The Des Moines Register Date: October 31, 2004
Police vigilant after 'gang hit list' emerges (Los Angeles, CA): A "gang hit list" targeting police has two Inland Empire police agencies on alert, NBC4 reported. Police in San Bernardino and Colton said that they're being extra vigilant after warnings that gangs are targeting police officers.
Source: NBC 4 News Date: October 30, 2004
Police investigating separate gang attacks that injured four (San Diego, CA): San Diego police reported that gang detectives were investigating two attacks - in different parts of town - which left four people injured Saturday.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News Date: October 30, 2004
Gang task force strikes (San Bruno, CA): Three San Mateo men are behind bars for shooting a rival gang member in San Bruno this summer. The arrests complete a two-month investigation aided by a multi-agency gang task force now struggling to find money to keep its grip on a growing gang epidemic.
Source: San Mateo Daily Journal Date: October 30, 2004
Lincoln plans meetings on violence (Tacoma, WA): Lincoln High School officials are meeting with parents to address their concerns after a recent shooting and a separate incident this week in which two students were arrested for allegedly carrying guns to school.
Source: The News Tribune Date: October 30, 2004
13 arrested after another fight at a city school (Philadelphia, PA): A melee - the third at or near a city high school this month - erupted inside Benjamin Franklin High yesterday, resulting in 13 arrests, including one for the alleged assault of a police officer.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer Date: October 30, 2004
Two wounded in gunbattle (Rialto, CA): Two men were wounded after a drive-by shooting turned into a gun battle between two police officers and four suspected gang members Saturday morning. The officers were not injured.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Date: October 30, 2004
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