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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.
Taking the lead (San Jacinto, CA): Police Officer Daniel Torning this week cruised the neighborhoods where residents complained about gang activity as part of a new program that's aimed at keeping tabs on more than 100 gang members.
Source: Press Enterprise Date: September 23, 2006
Three more alleged gang members charged in slaying (Fredericksburg, VA): Three more alleged MS-13 street gang members have been arrested in the execution-style shooting death of a 21-year-old woman visiting Northern Virginia.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: September 23, 2006
Sheriff uses federal funds to prevent gangs (Fort Bend County, TX): A task force created by the Fort Bend sheriff's office is teaming up with a police unit jointly formed by several cities and a school district in an attempt to prevent potential gang activities.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 23, 2006
Gang investigators seize weapons, computers, card (Tampa, FL): Detectives investigating the Latin Kings gang sold members drugs and guns and may have turned up plans of insurance scams and a weapons training camp, newly released documents show.
Source: The Tampa Tribune Date: September 22, 2006
Man stabbed in Decoto gang incident (Union City, CA): An man was stabbed three times Wednesday night by a pair of young men after he denied being a gang member, police said.
Source: The Argus Date: September 22, 2006
Prison officials discuss violence (Maryland): A growing prison population of tough, young gang members and the lack of enough educational and rehabilitation programs for other inmates is fueling much of the violence in Maryland's prisons, corrections officials told a legislative panel yesterday.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Date: September 22, 2006
Producer of DVD showing gang members ordered to trial (Fresno, CA): A producer of a video portraying gang life was ordered to stand trial on two felony weapons charges.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: September 22, 2006
Rulings limit police as witnesses in gang cases (Minnesota): Minnesota Supreme Court rulings have limited expert witness testimony in certain gang cases, making them more difficult to prosecute, say local prosecutors.
Source: Thisweek Newspapers Date: September 22, 2006
FBI arrests gang leader, four others (Houston, TX): The FBI gang task force about noon today arrested a gang leader who fled after a confrontation in southeast Houston that left an agent with a gunshot wound, an FBI spokeswoman said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 22, 2006
Community leaders learn the latest on gang activity in the city (Simi Valley, CA): Officials from the city of Simi Valley, the Simi Valley Unified School District and the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District held a tri-agency meeting this week to discuss the issue of gangs.
Source: Simi Valley Acorn Date: September 21, 2006
Two boys stabbed at high school (Fremont, CA): One boy was stabbed in the abdomen and another slashed on the arm Wednesday morning in a gang-related knife attack that forced the Kennedy High School campus to be locked down for several hours.
Source: San Mateo County Times Date: September 21, 2006
School district targeting gangs (Camden, SC): Camden police officials told school officials Tuesday they are doing a good job of curbing gang activity.
Source: The State Date: September 21, 2006
Police arrest four in a gang sweep (Verona, VA): Local authorities have finished a sweep of four suspected gang members accused of wading through a field party in August and assaulting three men, including one who had a pistol pointed at his chest and the trigger pulled.
Source: The Daily News Leader Date: September 21, 2006
Center joins fights against terror, gangs (Raleigh, NC): State officials opened a new center Tuesday that they hope will help law enforcement agencies combat terrorism and gangs.
Source: The News & Observer Date: September 20, 2006
Judge OKs Oxnard's 2nd gang injunction (Oxnard, CA): Police will begin notifying members of a south Oxnard gang that they can no longer hang out in public, wear certain clothing or drink alcohol under the terms of a second gang injunction approved this week.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 20, 2006
City sees rise in drive-by shootings (Oklahoma City, OK): Margie Diaz's old neighborhood is the playing field for a deadly sport. "It's just a game to them (gang members) ... shooting things," said Diaz, 43. "They don't care what they do, or what happens to people and families."
Source: The Oklahoman Date: September 20, 2006
Speaker: Central American gangs a threat (Washington, DC): Gang violence in Central America poses threats to the United States, a State Department official said last night.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: September 20, 2006
Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested near Pharr (Progresso, TX): A 23-year-old Salvadoran with suspected Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang ties and a conviction for assaulting a New York police officer was arrested today trying to re-enter the country, Customs and Border Protection officials said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: September 20, 2006
Seven illegal immigrant gang members arrested (Aurora, IL): Seven illegal immigrant gang members were arrested Tuesday night in Aurora as part of a joint operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Aurora police, according to a release. All face criminal charges and/or deportation.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: September 20, 2006
Gang graffiti hits W. Manchester (West Manchester, NY): The neighborhood sits between West Market Street and a stone quarry, a community of 1950s-era ranch houses with several rowhome complexes plunked next to the former suburban escape.
Source: York Daily Record Date: September 20, 2006
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