Gang-Related News Articles Newspapers and a magnifying glass

Front Page of the Fall 2014 Newsletter

Check out the latest
National Gang Center
Newsletter!

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.


.
28,941 articles from all states and provinces
Arizona map graphic Arizona
Two men dead in possible gang shootout (Tucson, AZ): Two men were shot to death before dawn today in what police believe may have been a gang-involved shootout.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: November 30, 2006
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/...

Washington map graphic Washington
Police arrest two in focus on gang (Tacoma, WA): Tacoma police arrested two teens, confiscated two guns and searched four homes Wednesday as part of an investigation into a new gang in the southern part of the city.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: November 30, 2006
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

California map graphic California
L.A. gang member arrested on federal charges (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles gang member wanted on federal racketeering and drug charges was arrested Thursday, authorities said.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: November 30, 2006
http://cbs2.com/...

California map graphic California
Three battered in separate attacks (Porterville, CA): Local communities continue to be bogged down by gang violence as three assaults reported in and near Porterville Monday and Tuesday evenings are suspected to be gang related.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: November 30, 2006
http://www.portervillerecorder.com/...

California map graphic California
SF judge finalizes injunction against street gangs (San Francisco, CA): A San Francisco Superior Court judge finalized the details of an injunction granted last week that keeps members of the notorious street gang Oakdale Mob from congregating in a four-block area of the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: November 29, 2006
http://cbs5.com/...

Florida map graphic Florida
County cracks down on gang-related crimes (Orlando, FL): Central Florida, including Orlando, is in the midst of a record-setting crime wave. Officers are cracking down, and police said to stop crime, they have to get to the criminals when they're young.
Source: WESH 2 News    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.wesh.com/...

New Jersey map graphic New Jersey
North Jersey law enforcement warned of gang retaliation threat (Newark, NJ): The Essex County Prosecutor's Office on Tuesday warned law enforcement in the region to be especially cautious after its gang unit reported hearing that street gangs might target law enforcement officers in retaliation for the police shooting of an unarmed man in Queens, N.Y., over the weekend.
Source: Newsday    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.newsday.com/...

California map graphic California
Six O.C. gang members charged with violating new court order (Orange County, CA): Six members of an Anaheim street gang have been charged with violating a 2-week-old court order that prohibits them from a variety of activities in the neighborhood authorities say they have terrorized.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.latimes.com/...

California map graphic California
Livermore police report increase in gang violence (Livermore, CA): Three times this fall, residents in Livermore neighborhoods were witnesses to altercations between rival gangs.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Two Juarez students shot going to school (Chicago, IL): Dressed in school uniforms and just steps from their homes, two teenagers heading to Benito Juarez Community Academy were shot Tuesday morning, drawing scores of residents who rushed to their aid and decried a seemingly endless cycle of gang violence.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

Texas map graphic Texas
MS-13 gang member nailed by Feds (Houston, TX): Federal agents on Monday arrested an alleged Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) street gang member at his residence in Alvin, Texas.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.theconservativevoice.com/...

Massachusetts map graphic Massachusetts
Gang leader's slaying endangers truce (Boston, MA): A 20-year-old gang leader from Roxbury was shot to death last night near his home on Holworthy Street, the first breach of a landmark four-month truce between two of the city's most violent gangs that have been linked to a rash of shootings in recent years, police and local ministers said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.boston.com/...

Texas map graphic Texas
New gang emerges as a threat (Houston, TX): Southwest Cholos is still the largest gang in the Houston area, but a new prison gang called Houstone Tango Blast is causing concern among law enforcement agencies, Houston Police Department officer David DeTorres told those attending the Braeburn Civic Positive Interaction Program Nov. 21 at HPD's Braeburn storefront, 10101 Fondren, Suite 100.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 29, 2006
http://www.chron.com/...

Pennsylvania map graphic Pennsylvania
Bethlehem initiative teaches about the 'real world' of gangs (Bethlehem, PA): Margie Reyes knows raising two teenage boys in a city of any size is hard. There's too much temptation, too much glorified violence and too many negative feelings toward police officers.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: November 28, 2006
http://www.mcall.com/...

Kentucky map graphic Kentucky
Gang problem called typical (Louisville, KY): Gangs exist in Louisville, but the problem is no bigger than that of cities of similar size, an assistant police chief told members of a Louisville Metro Council committee yesterday.
Source: The Courier-Journal    Date: November 28, 2006
http://www.courier-journal.com/...

California map graphic California
Two held in slaying in the Mission (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police have arrested two alleged members of a street gang in connection with the killing of a Mission District man over the weekend, a slaying that police believe was a case of mistaken identity, authorities said Monday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 28, 2006
http://sfgate.com/...

Virginia map graphic Virginia
Police arrest shooting suspect (Waynesboro, VA): Acting on a tip, several police officers surrounded a home on 10th Street on Monday afternoon, arresting a suspect in connection with a gang-related shooting Saturday night that left two teenagers wounded, one of them critically.
Source: The News Leader    Date: November 28, 2006
http://www.newsleader.com/...

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Man shot dead, three others hurt while sitting in car (Chicago, IL): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot early Sunday in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood as he sat in a car with three other people, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 27, 2006
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

Kentucky map graphic Kentucky
Police: Gang activity on par with other cities (Louisville, KY): Gangs do exist in Louisville, Lt. Col. Philip Turner told members of a Metro Council subcommittee on Monday. Turner said he doesn’t believe, however, that Louisville is seeing any more gang activity than cities of similar size.
Source: The Courier-Journal    Date: November 27, 2006
http://www.courier-journal.com/...

Virginia map graphic Virginia
Police say shootings gang related (Waynesboro, VA): Waynesboro police are still searching for two suspects in what was described as a gang-related shooting that occurred at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday evening.
Source: The News Leader    Date: November 27, 2006
http://www.newsleader.com/...

Disclaimer: The news items and links are provided as an informational resource to you. Each of the linked Web page providers has its own policies and practices regarding how long a link to its news item is available before it is archived or a fee is charged. Also, some of the sites require users to register in order to access materials. We do not guarantee the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any linked Web site information, nor whether a link from the Web site may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.