Gang-Related News Articles Newspapers and a magnifying glass

Cover Page of the Spring 2015 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.

31,426 articles from all states and provinces
California map graphic California
Patrols added in Apple Valley (Apple Valley, CA): Following a string of gang-related incidents, including a recent murder, detectives from the Apple Valley sheriff’s station are going proactive with random patrols.
Source: Daily Press    Date: May 7, 2006

New Jersey map graphic New Jersey
Exposing the true colors of gangs (South Jersey): The lure is subtle and the manipulators, masterful. That's what Willingboro Patrolman Mario Rodriguez tells kids when he talks to them about gangs.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: May 7, 2006

Alabama map graphic Alabama
Anti-gang grants awarded to Ala. agencies (Tuscaloosa, AL): Grants totaling more than $400,000 have been awarded to several nonprofit agencies in Alabama by the Justice Department to combat youth gang activity.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: May 6, 2006

New Mexico map graphic New Mexico
Man believed to be member of violent gang arrested on DWI charge (Valencia County, NM): State police on Friday captured who they believe is the state’s first known member of an international gang that federal agents often compare to terrorists.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4    Date: May 6, 2006

California map graphic California
Rival gang members shoot four at Cinco De Mayo party (Los Angeles, CA): Four men were wounded, one critically, after a shooting outside a Cinco de Mayo party in Mid-City.
Source: CBS 2 News    Date: May 6, 2006

New Jersey map graphic New Jersey
Gang members indicted in deadly Trenton rampage (Trenton, NJ): Eleven suspected gang members accused of a string of arsons and shootings that killed four people have been indicted, a county prosecutor announced Friday.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 5, 2006

New York map graphic New York
Two alleged gang members caught with loaded weapons in car (Brentwood, NY): Two young men known to be members of The Blood gang were arrested in Brentwood after five handguns, three of them loaded, were found in their car, Suffolk County police said Friday.
Source: Newsday    Date: May 5, 2006

Missouri map graphic Missouri
Teen getting off bus is shot dead (St. Louis, MO): Several gunmen opened fire at passengers exiting a Metro bus in St. Louis on Friday, killing one teenager and wounding three other people, police reported.
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Date: May 5, 2006

Utah map graphic Utah
Two arrested in a fight that badly injured boy (Provo, UT): Provo police have arrested two men in connection with a gang fight Wednesday night that severely injured a teenager.
Source: Deseret News    Date: May 5, 2006

New York map graphic New York
Police interrupt gang assault in Spring Valley (Spring Valley, NY): Extra police were patrolling village streets yesterday on the lookout for suspicious activity the day after eight men with metal bats and knives were arrested in what investigators said was an attempted gang assault.
Source: The Journal News    Date: May 5, 2006

California map graphic California
Workshop spawns anti-gang solutions (East County, CA): More than 40 educators, peace officers, social workers and business leaders rolled up their sleeves yesterday and came up with novel ideas for reducing gang activity in East County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 5, 2006

Utah map graphic Utah
'Huge' drug ring is busted (Salt Lake City, UT): What began as a scheme to sell fraudulent prescriptions for OxyContin eventually blossomed into a giant, organized drug ring with gang ties, investigators claim.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 5, 2006

Connecticut map graphic Connecticut
Feds taking new aim at gangs (Connecticut): Local police departments will spend more time this year combating a resurgence of gang activity in city neighborhoods and in schools, and the feds will be picking up part of the tab.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: May 4, 2006

California map graphic California
Alleged gang members shoot 16-year-old Salinas girl (Salinas, CA): Police are searching for two men who shot a 16-year-old girl twice in the back Wednesday while she was playing football with a friend, according to the Salinas Police Department.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 4, 2006

New Mexico map graphic New Mexico
Gang death threat alerts sheriff (Bernalillo County, NM): The state Corrections Department received information from inmates that a gang associated with an Albuquerque man accused of killing a Bernalillo County sheriff's deputy has put out a "hit" on Sheriff Darren White and other law enforcement officers.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: May 4, 2006

North Carolina map graphic North Carolina
Police arrest suspected gang member (Charlotte, NC): A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday on the campus of Independence High School after police found an unloaded gun.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: May 4, 2006

California map graphic California
Fighting erupts at downtown Los Angeles jail (Los Angeles, CA): Violence involving reputed gang members at the downtown Men's Central Jail injured a dozen inmates and a deputy, authorities said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: May 4, 2006

Maryland map graphic Maryland
Federal prosecutors in Md. to hold anti-gang summit (Maryland): Federal prosecutors in Maryland will host an anti-gang summit June 1, using part of a $2 million grant received this year to develop and implement programs to combat gangs in conjunction with community leaders.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: May 3, 2006

California map graphic California
Half Moon Bay youth stabbed in alleged gang attack (El Granada, CA): A Half Moon Bay youth is expected to survive multiple stab wounds he suffered during an ambush by three alleged gang members in El Granada on Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 3, 2006

Colorado map graphic Colorado
U.S. attorney general touts radio ad targeted at members of gangs (Denver, CO): U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales unveiled a new radio ad Tuesday aimed at reminding gang members that their families will suffer if they go to prison.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: May 3, 2006

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.