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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.
Officials: Rock Hill in denial over gangs (Rock Hill, SC): Think Rock Hill doesn't have a gang problem? Think again, local officials say. "They've been in Rock Hill forever," said Rock Hill Police Officer Michael Marquez.
Source: The Herald Date: February 6, 2005
Proposed bill set to get tough on gangs (Durham, NC): Assistant District Attorney John Phillips isn't known for mincing words, particularly when it comes to his specialized area of expertise: the fight against gang violence.
Source: The Herald-Sun Date: February 6, 2005
Suspected gang member, 13, fatally shot by police (Los Angeles, CA): A 13-year-old suspected gang member driving a stolen Toyota was killed by police early Sunday after a pre-dawn chase in which he rammed an LAPD patrol car, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: February 6, 2005
Nine in gang charged in drug case (Toledo, OH): Nine men - all Bloods street gang members or their associates - were arrested yesterday after a six-month investigation that targeted a drug-trafficking operation in Toledo and other unidentified areas, authorities said.
Source: The Blade Date: February 5, 2005
Slain woman was wife of gang leader (Gilroy, CA): A 20-year-old Salinas woman found shot to death on a remote road near Gilroy on Monday was the wife of a top "general" of the Nuestra Familia prison gang, The Monterey County Herald learned Friday.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: February 5, 2005
Tackling gang issue (Fort Hall, ID): Increasing gang activity is not just a problem for law enforcement, it is problem for the entire community.
Source: Idaho State Journal Date: February 5, 2005
Senator proposes bill to address gang violence (Annapolis, MD): Recruiting new members for gangs would become a crime under legislation proposed today by state Sen. Nancy Jacobs of Harford County.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: February 4, 2005
Latin Kings gang leader nabbed near Brick school (Brick, NJ): The reputed leader of the Latin Kings gang in Philadelphia was arrested yesterday by FBI SWAT team members and Brick police, causing the temporary lockdown of Brick Memorial High School.
Source: Ocean County Observer Date: February 4, 2005
Cops arrest 25 in major campaign on area gangs (Lakewood, NJ): Early morning sweeps conducted by law enforcement officers culminated in about 25 arrests, a dozen of which could involve people with knowledge about a string of recent shootings, Ocean County Prosecutor Thomas F. Kelaher said yesterday.
Source: Ocean County Observer Date: February 4, 2005
Plan to target at-risk youths (Huntington, NY): Designed to keep 40 at-risk youth from the reach of street gangs, Supervisor Frank Petrone unveiled a new intervention program Thursday that centers in the Huntington and South Huntington school districts.
Source: Newsday Date: February 4, 2005
Store owners disagree on gangs (Hillsborough County, FL): Muhammed Hijaz wasn't fazed by the news that undercover detectives had bought drugs from suspected gang members outside his grocery store.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: February 4, 2005
Gang Busters (Sonoma County, CA): Sonoma County gang-related homicides, assaults and drive-by shootings reached an all-time high in 2004. But now government officials and youth advocates are hoping that Measure O, passed by voters last November, will stem the tide of gang violence before it gets completely out of control.
Source: North Bay Bohemian Date: February 4, 2005
Fight likely result of 'neighborhood' dispute (Suffolk, VA): School officials on Thursday looked into claims that a fight at Lakeland High School on Wednesday was related to a feud between rival gang members.
Source: The Daily Press Date: February 4, 2005
Home invasion leaves 3 wounded (Tucson, AZ): Three men were shot before dawn yesterday in what Tucson police said was a gang- and drug-related apartment invasion at a Southeast Side complex.
Source: Tucson Citizen Date: February 4, 2005
Police: Suspects 'looking for someone to shoot' (Las Vegas, NV): Late Monday evening, while John A. McCoy was winding down his shift at the Rainbow Club & Casino, Jamar Green and Terrence Bowser planned the rest of their night.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Date: February 3, 2005
After stabbing, Gunnison facility is locked down (Utah): The Central Utah Correctional Facility was placed on lockdown Saturday after an inmate was stabbed in what prison officials are calling a gang-related attack.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: February 3, 2005
Man, 21, charged (Sarasota, FL): Police have charged a man in connection with Sunday's Gillespie Park murder, which a witness said was the result of a street gang argument.
Source: The Herald-Tribune Date: February 3, 2005
Radford suspends 4 students (Honolulu, HI): Two Radford High School students who were directly involved in a Saturday night fracas that sparked a series of confrontations on campus have been told to stay home indefinitely, school officials said.
Source: The Honolulu Advertiser Date: February 3, 2005
Lawmakers probe gang link to Cumberland County prison melee (Trenton, NJ): Lawmakers who pushed for a Senate hearing on a melee at a state prison in Cumberland County questioned whether corrections officials deliberately downplayed the incident last month that sent 28 prison guards to the hospital.
Source: Newsday Date: February 3, 2005
President plans anti-gang initiative and program to train lawyers in death penalty cases (Washington, DC): Declaring that "taxpayer dollars must be spent wisely, or not at all," President Bush said on Wednesday that his budget for next year would cut or eliminate more than 150 government programs.
Source: The New York Times Date: February 3, 2005
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