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.
Feds check in on gang work (Salinas, CA): A U.S. Department of Justice official met with Salinas leaders Monday, continuing a White House-sponsored effort to curb youth and gang violence.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: November 16, 2010
Teen shooting may be gang-related (Conyers, GA) : The teens arrested in last weekend’s fatal shooting at a house party may have been involved in a local gang or clique, according to Conyers Police Chief Gene Wilson.
Source: Rockdale Citizen Date: November 16, 2010
Fort Pierce shootings that left three dead, one wounded may be gang-related, police say (Fort Pierce, FL): As a survivor of Sunday shootings that claimed three lives remained in critical condition, a police spokesman said Tuesday Jones investigators suspect the deadly incidents "have a relationship to gangs."
Source: TC Palm Date: November 16, 2010
Gilroy police say stabbing is gang-related (Gilroy, CA): The Gilroy Police Department is investigating a stabbing incident, which also resulted in an arrest of the victim's friend at a local hospital, as a gang crime.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch Date: November 16, 2010
Six students arrested, accused of gang 'beat out' (North Charleston, SC): Six students of a North Charleston high school were arrested and charged as a result of a Nov. 12 gang "beat out," officials said Tuesday.
Source: WCSC 5 News Date: November 16, 2010
Davis schools add gangs policy (West Point, UT): Known gang members or students involved in gang activities will no longer be allowed to play extracurricular sports in Davis School District.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: November 16, 2010
Police target rental housing (Forest Park, IL): Forest Park police spend more time responding to calls at rental properties than bars, single family homes or any other source. Some rental units have become a haven for drug and gang activity, a problem boosted by the transitory nature of tenants, police said.
Source: Forest Park Review Date: November 16, 2010
Saskatoon police asking for additional $4 million to deal with crime (Saskatoon, SK): Saskatoon police need more money to deal with crime and plan to ask for a $4 million increase in their budget over what they got last year, saying some of that money would go toward a fight against increasing gang violence.
Source: CKOM Newstalk 650 Date: November 16, 2010
Committees get a primer on city gangland (Dover, DE): Members of two Dover City Council committees got their first in-depth look Nov. 15 at what police say is a growing problem with gang violence and crime in the city.
Source: Dover Post Date: November 16, 2010
Attorney general presents anti-gang proposal (Yakima, WA): Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna is speaking in Yakima today about a new anti-gang bill he wants the Legislature to consider.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Date: November 15, 2010
Provo officials looking at laws to curb gang activity (Provo, UT): With children as young as fifth- and sixth-graders being recruited by gangs, Provo officials are looking for ways to counteract gang activity in the city.
Source: Daily Herald Date: November 15, 2010
Dalton Police arrest three in gang-related stabbing (Dalton, GA): Police have made three arrests in what they say is a gang-related stabbing at Al Rollins Park in Dalton.
Source: WRCB 3 News Date: November 15, 2010
North Miami Beach police making gang awareness a priority (Miami Beach, FL): Before hosting a workshop to inform the community on gangs and violence, North Miami Beach Police advertised on the city's website -- and in local schools and funeral homes.
Source: The Miami Herald Date: November 15, 2010
Beef up police to fight drugs, gangs: Chief (Peterborough, ON): Faced with a rising tide of drugs, gangs and organized crime, city police are pushing for more officers to thicken the thin blue line.
Source: The Peterborough Examiner Date: November 14, 2010
Gang-related Atwater shooting claims 21-year-old man (Atwater, CA): A 21-year-old man was shot to death early Sunday morning in the 800 block of East Bellevue Road, Atwater police reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: November 14, 2010
Housing authority tackles gang violence (Yakima, WA): Fighting gang violence with just one cop. It's the idea behind a new community effort at the Yakima Housing Authority.
Source: KIMA News Date: November 14, 2010
Federal grants target gangs in small Md. cities (Frederick, MD): The U.S. Justice Department is giving more than $300,000 to help fight gun crimes and gang activity in Maryland.
Source: WJZ 13 News Date: November 13, 2010
Raw statistics belie a crackdown on gangs (Oakland, CA): On West Street in North Oakland, a short residential block within the borders of Oakland’s gang injunction zone, a bloodstain marks a spot on the sidewalk where a woman was killed last month in a drive-by shooting.
Source: The New York Times Date: November 13, 2010
On the Ogden gang database? (Ogden, UT): The Ogden Police gang database promises to be at the center of the coming legal challenges to the Ogden Trece gang injunction.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: November 13, 2010
Suspected gang members arrested in double homicide (San Jose, CA): Suspected gang members were arrested in San Jose on Thursday in connection with the murder of two men in August, police said Friday.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News Date: November 13, 2010
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