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.


.
28,961 articles from all states and provinces
New York map graphic New York
Trio nabbed in 'random' L. I. slay (Long Island, NY): A Nassau County police have arrested three men in connection with the vicious gang-related murder of an innocent man in Glen Cove in May.
Source: New York Post    Date: June 4, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

California map graphic California
"Gangstas" tunes call for killing to stop (San Bernardino, CA): In Christopher Shaw's world, the lines between good and evil fade somewhere in the gray cloud that has followed this Pomona gangster his whole life.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: June 4, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

California map graphic California
Black Dragons await sentence (San Gabriel Valley, CA): The Black Dragon gang made money mainly by extorting prostitution houses in the San Gabriel Valley, law enforcement officials say.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: June 4, 2005
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

Nevada map graphic Nevada
Rapper shot to death in Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas police are investigating the second rap-related slaying in 10 days, an incident that will likely compound speculation that a war of retaliation is under way involving rappers with possible Vallejo links.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: June 4, 2005
http://www.timesheraldonline.com/...

New York map graphic New York
$500G to curb gangs (Nassau County, NY): In an effort to curb gang activities in Nassau County, three local nonprofit groups will split $500,000 to provide employment and career development services for current and former gang members.
Source: Newsday    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

California map graphic California
Police target gang members, parole violators in area sweep (Chino Hills, CA): Deputy Martin Landaeta drove his patrol car through the alleys and back streets in some of unincorporated Montclair and Pomona's roughest neighborhoods Friday afternoon.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

Minnesota map graphic Minnesota
City official calls gang activity 'terrorist acts' (St. Paul, MN): Tyrone Terrill is anything but subtle. St. Paul's human rights director once championed an anti-intolerance campaign featuring billboards that reprinted actual graffiti aimed at gays, Jews and blacks.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.twincities.com/...

South Carolina map graphic South Carolina
City leaders to renew gang bill efforts (Columbia, SC): Despite efforts by Columbia city officials and community leaders, a bill that would define gangs in South Carolina eluded passage in the Legislature this year.
Source: The State    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.thestate.com/...

Washington map graphic Washington
Police team up to fight gang crime (Seattle, WA): Less than a week after another shooting in South Park left residents shaken and scared, local police and federal agents yesterday announced plans for a renewed push to fight gangs and other violence in the Latino community.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: June 3, 2005
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

New York map graphic New York
A town fights for justice for alleged gang murder victim (New York , NY): Three men, including two teens were arrested in connection with the murder of a Glen Cove man last month that detectives were investigating as part of an alleged gang initiation.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News    Date: June 3, 2005
http://abclocal.go.com/...

California map graphic California
Anti-gang plan aims at young students (Monterey County, CA): Monterey County probation officers are hoping that targeting younger, at-risk students in elementary school and middle schools will prevent them from getting into gangs later.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

Georgia map graphic Georgia
Police seek five suspects in drive-by shooting (Gwinnett County, GA): Lilburn police are asking for the public's help in finding three adults and two juveniles suspected in a drive-by shooting last month.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

Virginia map graphic Virginia
MS-13 suspected in attack (Springfield, VA): A group believed to be members of a violent street gang, at least two of them wielding machetes, chased and then slashed an 18-year-old Springfield man Sunday night, an attack that Fairfax County police did not disclose until it was revealed in court documents yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 3, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

California map graphic California
Anti-gang injunction made permanent (Ventura County, CA): An injunction against the largest gang in Ventura County was made permanent one year after a preliminary decision was implemented.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: June 2, 2005
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

California map graphic California
DMV office scene of bloody gang fight (Fremont, CA): The Fremont Police Department arrested two suspected gang members Wednesday afternoon after a bloody melee inside the Fremont office of the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: June 2, 2005
http://www.kron4.com/...

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Laura Bush praises Chicago gang program (Chicago, IL): First Lady Laura Bush said it's clear that an anti-violence program in Chicago is working, and she congratulated organizers on their success Thursday during a visit to the city.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: June 2, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

North Carolina map graphic North Carolina
Young teens cut down on violent crime (Durham, NC): Violent crime involving teens 15 and under appears to be decreasing in Durham. But disturbing news tempers the encouraging: Youths here are roughly 10 times more likely to be involved in a gang than their peers across the state, state figures show.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: June 2, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

Tennessee map graphic Tennessee
Female gangs take hold in Crittenden (Memphis, TN): A 15-year-old West Memphis girl joined a gang last summer because a friend did it. But when Cara E. Brown decided to leave, the girls she once called friends called her their enemy.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: June 1, 2005
http://www.commercialappeal.com/...

Texas map graphic Texas
Man arrested in death of kidnapped S. A. teen (San Antonio, TX): The 16-year-old San Antonio boy was kidnapped, beaten, tortured, stabbed and dumped across the state line.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 1, 2005
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

Florida map graphic Florida
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
http://www.sun-sentinel.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.