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.
Two brothers suspended for flashing "peace" sign (Albuquerque, NM): Two Albuquerque brothers are suspended from school after officials said they flashed gang signs during a football game last Friday.
Source: The Daily Times Date: September 1, 2009
St. Paul gang stabbing brings guilty plea (St. Paul, MN): Israel Flores, a Sureno 13 gang member, pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree assault in the June 22 stabbing of a rival gang member near Arlington High School in St. Paul.
Source: Star Tribune Date: September 1, 2009
Prison and street gangs active in Victoria (Victoria, TX): The recent death of a 24-year-old man is one of the most visible symptoms of gangs officials say are surprisingly active in Victoria.
Source: Victoria Advocate Date: September 1, 2009
Fort Bliss soldier arrested in Sunday morning shooting (El Paso, TX): A 23-year-old Fort Bliss soldier has been arrested in the early Sunday shooting of another soldier in West El Paso.
Source: El Paso Times Date: August 31, 2009
Detroit teen charged in shooting of girl, 13 (Detroit, MI): A 16-year-old teen has been charged with assault with intent to murder after police say he critically wounded a 13-year-old girl who was an innocent bystander during a gang-related shooting.
Source: Detroit Free Press Date: August 31, 2009
Modesto police arrest four after double homicide (Modesto, CA): Four suspects are in custody after two men were shot and killed in what Modesto police say was a gang-related shooting.
Source: The Mercury News Date: August 31, 2009
Police arrest four in double-fatal shooting (Richmond, CA): Police have arrested four men believed to have been involved in a gang-related shooting that left two people dead at a Richmond restaurant Sunday evening.
Source: KPIX CBS 5 Date: August 31, 2009
City police arrest four juveniles (Cordele, GA): Juvenile offenders continue to be a headache for Cordele Police Department officers who late this past week wound up arresting four teen-agers on various charges.
Source: Cordele Dispatch Date: August 31, 2009
Officials call for community response to gangs (Carlsbad, NM): Drive-by shootings have struck the community on a weekly basis, sometimes multiple times a night, according to the police department.
Source: Current-Argus Date: August 31, 2009
Windsor police arrest man in gang-related activities (Windsor, VA): Town police say they have made an arrest that uncovers an effort to form a Bloods gang in this normally quiet town in rural Isle of Wight County.
Source: Daily Press Date: August 30, 2009
Prosecutions cripple gang (Butler County, OH): Members of the Riverside 500 Blood gang are still out there, but the gang has been crippled now that 14 members have been prosecuted, Butler County officials say.
Source: The Enquirer Date: August 30, 2009
Residents raise crime concerns with Harris County sheriff (Harris County, TX): West Harris County residents told Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and his staff at an Aug. 29 town-hall meeting in Katy that they needed help with graffiti and gangs.
Source: The Houston Chronicle Date: August 30, 2009
Governor says law enforcement needs help from the community on gangs (Salisbury, NC): Gov. Bev Perdue on Friday told mayors of the largest North Carolina cities that eliminating gang activity from a community requires a combination of law enforcement and early prevention
Source: Salisbury Post Date: August 29, 2009
Shannon speaks about anti-gang initiative (Harrisonburg, VA): Attorney General candidate Steve Shannon visited downtown Harrisonburg today to share his new anti-gang initiative.
Source: WHSV 3 News Date: August 29, 2009
Minn. dad hit son over shirt color (St. Paul, MN): A Minnesota man is accused of ripping off his 4-year-old son's shirt and hitting him for wearing a rival gang's color.
Source: The Associated Press Date: August 29, 2009
Police plan presentation on gangs in the area (Oshkosh, WI): The Oshkosh Police Department will hold a community meeting about gangs and that will give residents information they need in order to identify them and explain what strategies can be employed to help reduce the chances of gangs becoming more of a problem in Oshkosh.
Source: Oshkosh Northwestern Date: August 29, 2009
Top 6 gang member is suspect in numerous shootings (Palm Beach County, FL): Jimmy "J-Black" Gilles, the Top 6 gang member accused of a double shooting outside a Lake Worth restaurant in 2006 is also a suspect in numerous shootings, a sheriff's detective told a judge today.
Source: The Palm Beach Post Date: August 29, 2009
Greenville County summer gang sweep yields guns, drugs (Greenville County, SC): A task force that targets Greenville County gangs every summer made 184 arrests this year, while seizing 16 handguns, more than $19,000 in cash and an array of drugs, Sheriff Steve Loftis said Thursday.
Source: The Greenville News Date: August 28, 2009
Instead of handcuffs, Houston tries fighting street gangs with lawsuits (Houston, TX): Criminal street gang members are facing a different kind of initiation in Houston, this time from prosecutors who are trying a new tactic.
Source: Examiner Date: August 28, 2009
Major drug bust in Sioux Falls (Sioux Falls, SD): 51 grams of crack cocaine and $6,400 in cash, all taken off the streets by the Sioux Falls Narcotics Task Force.
Source: KSFY News Date: August 28, 2009
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