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.
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
Teen gang member shot twice in south Macon (Macon, GA) : A 16-year-old confessed gang member was shot twice Thursday night in the 2000 block of Lancelot Place in south Macon.
Source: The Telegraph Date: November 12, 2010
Bloods gang murderers sentenced (Suffolk, VA): Two more members of the local Bounty Hunter Bloods/Nine Tech Gangsters street gang have been sentenced in federal court on firearms and racketeering charges.
Source: Suffolk News-Herald Date: November 12, 2010
Gangs in Frederick County a growing concern (Frederick County, MD): Taking down gangs. Law enforcement takes another swipe at gang violence with the help of federal funding and state oversight.
Source: WJZ 13 News Date: November 12, 2010
Resident Says Turf War Is Behind King Street Shooting (Toronto, ON): Toronto Police are investigating a shooting that happened near King and Dufferin streets.
Source: CityNews Date: November 12, 2010
Court ruling limits scope of state law on terror (New York, NY): After Robert T. Johnson, the Bronx district attorney, successfully used New York State’s antiterrorism law to prosecute a gang member who had killed a 10-year-old girl in a gun battle, he said the verdict was significant in determining an appropriate punishment for someone who had “snuffed out” the life of an innocent child.
Source: The New York Times Date: November 12, 2010
Oakland police serve gang injunction notices, prompting Fruitvale protest (Oakland, CA): About 30 people protested near the Fruitvale BART station Thursday after police the previous night began to serve notices to people accused of being gang members after an injunction was filed by the city attorney.
Source: The Oakland Tribune Date: November 11, 2010
Arizona group targeting gang violence in south Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ): A group of four Valley and state organizations have quietly started a peacekeeping effort to prevent violence in south Phoenix and help gang members turn their lives around.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: November 11, 2010
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