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.
Broome County cracks down on area gangs (Broome County, NY): There's a gang problem in Broome County. Though the problem isn't overwhelming, it exists. It's found in the illegal drug trade, assaults and weapons possession cases that plague Binghamton and surrounding communities, officials said Thursday.
Source: Press & Sun-Bulletin Date: October 7, 2010
Man stabbed at Ogden gang house already under injunction (Ogden, UT): A 19-year-old male remained in critical condition Thursday after being stabbed four times at a house occupied by a gang that has been declared to be a public nuisance.
Source: Deseret News Date: October 7, 2010
D.C. gangs seeking payback at funerals (Washington, DC): For most people, attending a funeral is a time to pay respects and lend support. But increasingly in Washington, funerals are becoming a chance to settle a score.
Source: The Washington Post Date: October 6, 2010
Oregon county tries GPS to track gangs (Portland, OR): Imagine a beef breaks out between rival gangs and law enforcement officers could track members in real time, possibly preventing a crime.
Source: Boston Herald Date: October 6, 2010
North County comes to grips with gang problems (San Diego, CA): Some might consider San Diego's North County to be an area of scenic coastlines, quaint main streets and suburban homes. However, police say underneath that pleasant exterior lies a severe gang problem.
Source: KPBS News Date: October 6, 2010
Deputies search for Riverview shooter (Riverview, FL): Deputies are searching for the suspected shooter in Tuesday's melee that killed Latin Life gang member Gregorio Santana, 23, and critically injured his twin brother.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Date: October 6, 2010
15 Southern Tier residents arrested following investigation into Bloods street gang (Binghamton, NY): Police began looking into local ties with New York City's violent street gangs two years ago. Now, the investigation has appeared to connect some dots.
Source: Press & Sun-Bulletin Date: October 6, 2010
Santa Cruz police announce fruits of federal partnership targeting gang members (Santa Cruz, CA): Police have nabbed 42 people for narcotic, gang and other offenses and seized guns, drugs and cash during a five-month-old partnership with federal drug and immigration officials, officers announced Wednesday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: October 6, 2010
Man charged with drug trafficking (Anchorage, AK): The alleged leader of a street gang has been charged with distributing cocaine.
Source: Anchorage Daily News Date: October 5, 2010
Not your average music fans (Washington): Juggalos are the fans of the Insane Clown Posse, a controversial rap group known for wearing face paint and using ultra-violent lyrics in their songs.
Source: The Western Front Date: October 5, 2010
Ogden police enforcing gang restraining orders (Ogden, UT): Ogden police are now starting the process of enforcing restraining orders for hundreds of alleged gang members, preventing them from associating with each other in public.
Source: FOX 13 News Date: October 5, 2010
Man shot after funeral for Portland gang victim (Portland, OR): Less than 45 minutes after a heavily guarded Northeast Portland funeral for the victim of a gang shooting concluded, gunshots rang out 13 blocks away leaving a young man who had just left the service with leg wounds and police scrambling to identify the culprits.
Source: The Oregonian Date: October 5, 2010
Meetings being held to help change gang members' lives (Bakersfield, CA): Turn your life around or face the consequences. That's basically the message gang members will hear at meetings scheduled at four Bakersfield locations this week as part of the Bakersfield Safe Streets Partnership's plan to reduce gang violence.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian Date: October 5, 2010
Study outlines ways to target gangs (Racine, WI): Lowering dropout rates, offering youth job training, engaging parents and increasing collaboration among gang diversion programs are some of the best ways to use the more than $1 million available countywide to tackle gang-related issues, according to a study.
Source: The Journal Times Date: October 5, 2010
Abbotsford Police arrest gang members, seize children in drug raids (Abbotsford, BC): Abbotsford police have arrested five gang associates — including a United Nations member — and seized two children in three drug raids last week.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: October 5, 2010
Growth in criminal gangs worries law enforcement (Wilmington, NC): Gangs have migrated across the United States and organized criminal operations in Southeastern North Carolina, engaging in a wide range of illegal activities, everything from graffiti to burglary and even murder, experts said Tuesday.
Source: StarNews Date: October 5, 2010
Suffolk County takes on gangs (New York, NY): Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy is seeking a court injunction to combat gang activity in hot spot communities.
Source: CBS New York Date: October 4, 2010
Expert says Markham wore gang attire (San Bernardino, CA): An expert in criminal street gangs testified Monday that a tattoo and clothing worn by a San Bernardino teenager, who is accused of brandishing a handgun on a police officer, was consistent with the Inland Empire Projects street gang.
Source: The Sun Date: October 4, 2010
ACLU seeks to block Ogden ban on Trece (Salt Lake City, UT): Attorneys representing members of Ogden Trece and the American Civil Liberties Union filed petitions Monday with the Utah Supreme Court seeking an immediate appellate review of a street gang injunction imposed by a judge last week.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: October 4, 2010
Mayor: No new money needed to fund anti-gang task force (Portland, OR): After a 19-year-old man was shot and killed in Old Town last week, Portland’s mayor is working with police to get a special youth gang team up and running again, and to pay for it he said no new money will be used.
Source: KATU 2 News Date: October 4, 2010
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