Gang-Related News Articles Newspapers and a magnifying glass

Front Page of the Spring-Summer 2014 Newsletter

Check out the latest
National Gang Center

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.

28,557 articles from all states and provinces
North Carolina map graphic North Carolina
Hillside's rescheduled homecoming takes place without incident (Durham, NC): Hillside High School's homecoming football game, which was postponed because of an apparent gang-related fight outside the school Friday, took place Saturday afternoon without serious incident.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: October 23, 2004

California map graphic California
Arrests made in beating (Glendale, CA): Three Glendale gang members were arrested early Friday on suspicion of murder, accused of beating to death a 17-year-old who was riding his bicycle to his sister's home, police said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 22, 2004

California map graphic California
Man in car dies in Seaside shooting (Seaside, CA): Seaside police are looking for a man suspected of fatally shooting a 29-year-old man as he sat in his car on Thursday afternoon near the Salvation Army.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 22, 2004

Mississippi map graphic Mississippi
Drug trafficking charge is filed (Pascagoula, MS): The FBI has arrested a third person in a case the agency said involves a two-year investigation of drug trafficking by alleged members of the Black Gangster Disciples street gang.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: October 22, 2004

California map graphic California
Keep away, judge tells 6 (Sacramento County, CA): Six men - cousins and brothers with nicknames "Killa" and "Noonie" and "Double 0" - may no longer linger inside Phoenix Park since Sacramento officials unleashed a rarely used legal tool to combat gang violence in the troubled community.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 22, 2004

Utah map graphic Utah
Quarrel heats up, man shot to death (Salt Lake City, UT): Jenny Wood saw it only briefly, but the image stayed with her: a man, his face awash in what seemed to be confusion, staring at another man, who was holding a gun. But several hours passed before she realized she had witnessed a homicide.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 22, 2004

New York map graphic New York
Combatting gang violence (Long Island, NY): A national anti-crime group urged a collaborative approach yesterday against gang violence on Long Island, calling for a "one-two punch" of honed police enforcement and muscular social efforts that force youth to choose alternatives to gangs.
Source: Newsday     Date: October 22, 2004

North Carolina map graphic North Carolina
Apparent gang fight delays game (Durham, NC): Hillside High School's Friday homecoming game was postponed until today after an apparent gang-related fight erupted outside the school as students were dismissed Friday afternoon.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: October 22, 2004

Tennessee map graphic Tennessee
Sixth gang suspect arrested (Nashville, TN): The last of six members of the MS-13 street gang charged with killing two people they believed to be informants has been arrested outside Nashville, Tenn., according to officials.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 21, 2004

Virginia map graphic Virginia
An effort to bridge a day-care gap (Fairfax County, VA): Amid rising concern about gangs, drug and alcohol use, and even obesity, Fairfax education officials have launched an effort to reach out to the county's 27,000 middle schoolers by offering them more after-school programs.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: October 21, 2004

Washington map graphic Washington
More than a dozen apparent gang members arrested in Spokane area (Spokane, WA): More than a dozen people believed to be gang members and their associates from California have been arrested by a regional drug task force, and more arrests are planned, authorities said.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: October 21, 2004

California map graphic California
Turlock's anti-gang plan adds parents (Turlock, CA): The first step forward in this city's fight against gangs was the decision to organize a parent awareness night. Members of the gang task force Monday night decided it was essential to educate parents about gang wardrobe and behaviors.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 21, 2004

Idaho map graphic Idaho
More shots ring out in Canyon County (Canyon County, ID): Nampa police are investigating more incidents of potentially gang-related gunfire. Investigators don't have any suspects in the latest shootings earlier this week at a house near Northwest Nazarene University.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: October 21, 2004

California map graphic California
Lockyer vows help to fight L.A. gangs (Glendale, CA): California Attorney General Bill Lockyer on Wednesday told a group of about 100 community leaders and residents that his office is working closely with local police agencies to fight gang activity in Los Angeles.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 21, 2004

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Elgin teen boy is charged with shooting near school (Elgin, IL): A 14-year-old Elgin boy was charged Wednesday in a gang-related shooting across the street from an Elgin middle school last week, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 21, 2004

Texas map graphic Texas
Two recent drive-by shootings uncommon for El Paso (El Paso, TX): Two drive-by shootings earlier this month were uncharacteristic for El Paso, which in the past decade has seen a drop in gang violence.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: October 20, 2004

California map graphic California
Supervisors back anti-gang program (Oceanside, CA): Hoping to curb a growing gang problem in Oceanside, the Board of Supervisors yesterday approved spending $50,000 on a new faith-based program.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 20, 2004

New Jersey map graphic New Jersey
Gang attack probed in New Brunswick (New Brunswick, NJ): A 19-year-old city man remained in critical condition last night after a gang-related assault in a Drift Street parking lot Monday night.
Source: New Brunswick Home News Tribune     Date: October 20, 2004

Illinois map graphic Illinois
Drive-by shooting of boy has gang ties, police say (Palatine, IL): A 13-year-old Palatine boy was shot in the leg Monday night in a gang-related drive-by shooting, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 20, 2004

Virginia map graphic Virginia
Roanoke program aims to avert gangs (Roanoke, VA): The Roanoke Sheriff's Office and Boys and Girls Club of the Roanoke Valley on Tuesday announced a $25,000 initiative to prevent Roanoke area youth from becoming gang members.
Source: Roanoke Times & World News     Date: October 20, 2004

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.