Gang-Related News Articles

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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 and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Help Local Law Enforcement Combat Gang Violence (Washington, DC): The House Judiciary Committee today approved by voice vote the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act (H.R. 3249) to curb the rise in gang activity and violence in the United States.
Source: House Judiciary Committee    Date: November 2, 2017
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Police seek suspect in shooting (Gwinnett County, GA): A teen who was fatally shot outside a Lilburn pool hall by a rival gang member is Gwinnett's second gang-related shooting victim in 11 days.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 29, 2005

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Gangs (Virginia): Please click on the link below for The Washington Post's special report section on "gangs."
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 29, 2005

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Two OK prison inmates injured in gang-related incidents (McAlester, OK) : State prison officials say they're investigating two gang-related fights between black and white inmates at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: March 29, 2005

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City asks for more help from residents on safety, crime (Houston, TX): Any proposed increases in the city's five-year Capital Improvement Plan will have to address safety and crime-fighting or they risk being put on the back burner when it comes to funding, say city officials.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 29, 2005

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The most dangerous gang in America (Washington, DC): The signs of a new threat in northern Virginia emerged ominously in blood-spattered urban streets and rural scrub.
Source: MSNBC    Date: March 28, 2005

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Neighborhood fights gangs in court (San Antonio, TX): Ernestine Green and Ruth Price have lived on Sterling Street long enough to vividly remember the chaos that prevailed over their entire neighborhood in the mid-1980s, when gangs ruled the streets.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Gangsta gear a click away (San Jose, CA): Looking for the latest Norteño gangsta rap CD? How about a "Sureño 13" T-shirt? Shopping around for "gangsta garb" and other related merchandise is just a couple of clicks away - on eBay.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Man shot to death at Logan's Willow Park (Logan, UT): A 19-year-old man has been shot to death at Logan's Willow Park and Logan police believe it was gang-related.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Panama City Beach officer killed (Panama City Beach, FL): A Wisconsin man, his body covered with gang-related tattoos, was arrested Monday and charged with the Easter Sunday shooting death of a police officer in this resort city, authorities said.
Source: The Ledger    Date: March 28, 2005

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Central American gang threatens volunteer US Border Patrol (Arizona): Members of a violent Central American street gang have been sent to the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona to attack Minuteman Project volunteers, as they begin a month-long campaign to help patrol the southern U.S. border with Mexico.
Source: Voice of America News    Date: March 28, 2005

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On streets, trouble has a baby face (Albany, NY): For as long as there have been city street corners, there have been kids hanging out on them - and kids sometimes fight.
Source: Times Union    Date: March 27, 2005

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Judge to consider permanent gang ban (Oxnard, CA): Chronicling a history of violence, a prosecutor called Friday for a permanent court order aimed at curtailing the activities of an Oxnard street gang accused by authorities of terrorizing the beachside community.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 26, 2005

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Group questions anti-gang plan (Wake County, NC): A plan to crack down on gang activity in Wake County schools is raising concerns from a new community group.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 26, 2005

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Police crack down on violence (Wichita, KS): Using surveillance and informants, Wichita police officers said Friday they have dealt gang violence a major blow this month - bringing 31 charges, seizing 26 guns and decimating one gang with arrests.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 26, 2005

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Media barred from photographing Brazilians in court (Ossipee, NH): A judge barred members of the media Friday from photographing two Brazilian nationals with alleged ties to the Central American street gang MS-13.
Source: The Citizen    Date: March 26, 2005

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Tipster helps find suspected gang member (Fairfield, CA): Fairfield police arrested a man they say is a member of a street gang this week and they are crediting an anonymous tipster with helping to get him off their streets.
Source: The Reporter    Date: March 26, 2005

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Official: Fatal shooting might be gang-related (Trenton, NJ): City police are investigating whether a 33-year-old city woman was executed late Thursday night so she couldn’t testify further against Bloods gang member Anthony Kidd, according to a high-ranking police official.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: March 26, 2005

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Graffiti hot line aims to stifle area taggers (Las Cruces, NM): Business owner Johnny Garcia has a hard time understanding why his business on Missouri Avenue is such a popular target for graffiti.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: March 26, 2005

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Graffiti cleanup uses grant money to help fight gangs (Clackamas County, OR): Clackamas County's juvenile department is stepping up efforts to wipe out gang-related graffiti, and it's depending on gang-connected teens to do the work.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 25, 2005

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Police think drug suspect may be linked to string of homicides (Memphis, TN): Authorities are trying to determine if up to seven homicides can be linked to a suspected drug dealer who has been on the run for more than three years.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: March 25, 2005

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