Gang-Related News Articles
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.
Gangs not a problem in local schools-yet (Kamloops, BC): The man who runs the day to day operations in the Kamloops Thompson School District says officials are always watching for evidence of gang activity in area schools, and so far, they're not seeing much.
Source: CFJC TV7 News Date: April 4, 2011
Gang plots return (San Bernardino, CA): In the months and years following the death of 11-year-old Mynisha Crenshaw, the Pimps, Players, Hustlers and Gangsters street gang was dealt a blow as some of its leaders were sent to state prison and police kept up the heat on remaining members.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: April 4, 2011
Fruitvale gang injunction: Judge sets closing arguments (Oakland, CA): An end appears to be in sight for the first phase of court proceedings for Oakland’s proposed gang injunction against the Fruitvale Norteños. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Robert Freedman earmarked May 4th as the date for closing arguments.
Source: The Informant Date: April 4, 2011
Bill would allow protection orders for gang hangouts (Olympia, WA): A new anti-gang bill is still being talked about in Olympia. Part of the bill would essentially ban criminal gang members from known gang hang-outs.
Source: KEPR-TV News Date: April 4, 2011
Seven arrested in gang-related incident (Livermore, CA): Seven people were arrested Monday night on suspicion of trying to start a fight in public, police said. An adult affiliated with the Norteno gang challenged six people who claim to be part of the Sureno gang, police said.
Source: LivermorePatch Date: April 4, 2011
Police link gang to killings (Moultrie, GA): A Colquitt County Superior Court indictment unsealed last week accuses 11 people with taking part in street gang-related activities that include two murders, three non-fatal shootings, home invasions and armed robberies.
Source: The Moultrie Observer Date: April 4, 2011
Bill would allow seizure of gang members’ assets (Illinois): The Illinois House on Friday passed a bill which would change the Illinois Criminal Code to allow for the seizure of street gang assets when a member is convicted of certain crimes.
Source: Naperville Sun Date: April 3, 2011
Slaying case puts focus on gang violence (Gainesville, GA): The man accused with the gang-related killing of Daniel Adame last June pleaded guilty to causing his death during a bloody, five-minute feud between rivals.
Source: The Gainesville Times Date: April 3, 2011
Two nabbed after three shot, wounded in Pilsen (Chicago, IL): A 21-year-old and his girlfriend face charges in connection with wounding three people in a gang-related drive-by shooting in the city's Pilsen neighborhood last month.
Source: Chicago Breaking News Date: April 3, 2011
Officers crack down on ABQ gangs (Albuquerque, NM): Officers attempting to suppress gang activity in Albuquerque had a gun drawn on them Saturday. The suspects took off and led officers on a chase.
Source: KRQE News 13 Date: April 3, 2011
Little Village couple take stand against gang-bangers (Chicago, IL): The Latin Kings in Little Village wanted to kill Robert and Amy Castaneda. Thugs ruling the corner of 30th and Drake twice tried to burn down their house — soaking the porch with gasoline and setting it ablaze while the young couple slept inside — because Rob had called the police after a shooting and showed investigators where gang-bangers had stashed the gun.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: April 3, 2011
Police, DBIA target gang clothing in downtown (Peterborough, ON): City police and the Downtown Business Improvement Area are posting warning people that gang colours, and gang clothing, has no place in the downtown core.
Source: The Peterborough Examiner Date: April 2, 2011
Two arrested in San Jose McDonald's fatal shooting (San Jose, CA): Police have arrested two suspected gang members in connection with a brazen lunchtime shooting outside a San Jose McDonald's that left an 18-year-old man dead.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: April 2, 2011
Judge denies immunity under Stand Your Ground law (Tallahassee, FL) : Leon Circuit Judge Josefina Tomayo has denied a suspect in a fatal 2009 shooting immunity from prosecution under the Stand Your Ground law.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat Date: April 2, 2011
Anti-gang police unit hits the streets in Chesapeake (Chesapeake, VA): They decipher the hieroglyphics of the street: the numbers, dots, lines, stars and letters spray-painted on overpasses, walls and street signs. Each symbol represents the name of a person or a group, and tells a story of turf and rivalry.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot Date: April 2, 2011
Cops nab high-ranking gang member (Trenton, NJ): A high-ranking member of the Gangster Killer Bloods gang who had been a fugitive for months led law enforcement officers on a manhunt in two Trenton neighborhoods before being apprehended Thursday night, authorities said.
Source: The Times Date: April 2, 2011
Pueblo Police investigate drive-by shooting (Pueblo, CO): Pueblo Police are investigating a drive-by shooting in the 1700 block of Oak Avenue. It happened late Thursday night.
Source: KRDO NewsChannel 13 Date: April 2, 2011
Stabbing in Nampa sends one to hospital (Nampa, ID): A stabbing that left one man in the hospital is believed to be gang related. That's according to Nampa Police, who investigated the incident Friday.
Source: KTVB 7 News Date: April 2, 2011
Gang awareness presentation on tap for Thursday (Ontario, OR): With an ever-growing gang presence in the area, a local law enforcement agency is bringing in an expert on gangs to give a few presentations over two days.
Source: The Argus Observer Date: April 2, 2011
Five stabbed in gang fight at La Mirada sports bar and grill (La Mirada, CA): A fight between rival gang members at a sports bar and grill early Saturday left three women and two men hospitalized with stab wounds, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: April 2, 2011
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