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.

32,173 articles from all states and provinces
Texas map graphic Texas
Gangs pose border threat (Del Rio, TX): Val Verde County Sheriff D'Wayne Jernigan has dealt with smugglers and drug gangs for decades, both as sheriff and as a customs agent.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: November 27, 2005

Minnesota map graphic Minnesota
Sizing up Minneapolis' two-month campaign vs. gangs (Minneapolis, MN): The summer streets were tense, and Grant Snyder could feel it. The Minneapolis police officer, who had been working surveillance for months in the city's crime hot zones, felt the vibe from crooks and residents.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: November 27, 2005

California map graphic California
Oceanside school district works to derail gang activity (Oceanside, CA): Cops aren't the only ones keeping tabs on the city's gang problem. The Oceanside Unified School District's principals, teachers and parents - with the help of police and gang prevention specialists - have joined forces to reduce gang involvement among students, a problem that has seeped onto campuses from the surrounding neighborhoods.
Source: North County Times    Date: November 26, 2005

Tennessee map graphic Tennessee
Shootings, homicide seem gang-related, police say (Nashville, TN): Wednesday night's shootings outside a south Nashville funeral home appear to be gang related and connected to a homicide that occurred days before, Metro police said yesterday.
Source: The Tennessean    Date: November 26, 2005

California map graphic California
Flash a gang sign & face suspension (Ripon, CA): Ripon Unified School District students could face some harsh penalties by displaying any sort of signs of gang involvement.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: November 26, 2005

Kansas map graphic Kansas
Police seek tips in boy's shooting (Wichita, KS): J.J. Warner didn't do a thing wrong. The 12-year-old Wichita boy was just standing in his front yard, on North Fountain near 16th Street on Thanksgiving eve.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: November 26, 2005

California map graphic California
Two arrests in bingo heist (Monterey County, CA): Two brothers who police say are associated with the notorious Crips street gang and a Seaside woman were charged Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery of bingo money at the Oldemeyer Center earlier this month.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 24, 2005

California map graphic California
Shooting victim dies at hospital (Richmond, CA): One man succumbed to his wounds as another clung to life Wednesday after a street-corner shootout the night before in the Shields-Reid neighborhood.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 24, 2005

Iowa map graphic Iowa
Graffiti artists beware: solar-powered camera is on (Des Moines, IA): Des Moines police have a solar-powered camera to help detectives crack down on graffiti artists and other lawbreakers.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: November 24, 2005

Illinois map graphic Illinois
16-year-old killed when shots are fired from van (Hermosa, IL): A teenager was shot and killed Monday night in a drive-by shooting in the city's Hermosa neighborhood. Police said the shooting may have been gang-related.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 23, 2005

California map graphic California
Judge upholds limits on West Sacramento gang (Woodland, CA): A Yolo County Superior Court judge upheld the sweeping gang injunction against West Sacramento's Broderick Boys, ruling Tuesday morning that the ACLU had no legal standing to challenge the court order.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 23, 2005

California map graphic California
Santa Monica police issues gang warning (Santa Monica, CA): The Santa Monica Police Department has issued a warning on its website about a possible outbreak of gang violence, saying a Santa Monica gang may be a potential target for retaliation by Los Angeles gangs.
Source: KTLA News    Date: November 23, 2005

California map graphic California
Focus groups could help stem drug, gang influx (Temicula, CA): Youth and parent focus groups will likely be the first step in a Temecula effort to evaluate and reduce local gang and drug problems, members of a joint committee agreed in their first brainstorming session Tuesday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: November 23, 2005

New Jersey map graphic New Jersey
Seven suspected gang members arrested in Lakewood raid (Lakewood, NJ): Cecelia Norwood grew up on Ashley Avenue, a small neighborhood of single-family homes just outside the downtown that was once home to working-class families.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: November 22, 2005

Wisconsin map graphic Wisconsin
Rise in gangs here spurs action (Dane County, WI): Gang violence in Dane County is on the rise, and so is the response by the community.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: November 22, 2005

California map graphic California
Police renew war on gangs (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department will continue to purge the streets of gang violence throughout the holiday season and beyond, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Monday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 22, 2005

California map graphic California
Fourth arrest made in gang-related City Heights slaying (San Diego, CA): Detectives made a fourth arrest Tuesday in the gang-related slaying of a City Heights man last week.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 22, 2005

California map graphic California
Gangs fueled by violence (San Bernardino County, CA): Gangs have become as prominent in rundown neighborhoods as decrepit buildings and shattered dreams. In March, District Attorney Michael A. Ramos vowed to crack down, saying gang violence too often intrudes into daily life.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 21, 2005

Virginia map graphic Virginia
Gang-related murder in Manassas? (Manassas, VA): A 25-year-old Manassas man was shot and killed early Sunday morning outside Confety’s Restaurant in a possible gang-related attack, according to Prince William County police.
Source: Potomac News    Date: November 21, 2005

California map graphic California
Gang crackdown a familiar cycle (Fresno, CA): It is a predictable chain of events in Fresno. First comes a cluster of gang shootings. Then Police Chief Jerry Dyer announces he is pooling a small army of officers to go after gang members who are running the streets.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 20, 2005

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.