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.
Gang graffiti spray-painted on town building (Floyd County, VA): Gang graffiti, also known as "tags" that mark territory, is appearing in Floyd County, but area law enforcement officials and national gang experts disagree on the origin of spray-painted signs.
Source: The Bland County Messenger Date: April 29, 2010
Shootings gang-related (Wichita, KS): Police said Thursday they are trying to stem an apparent gang feud that erupted with a shooting death at an apartment complex earlier this week.
Source: The Wichita Eagle Date: April 29, 2010
Foreign-born gang members targeted in Chicago area (Chicago, IL): Transnational street gang members were the target of a series of arrests this week in the Chicago area, federal officials announced today.
Source: Chicago Breaking News Date: April 29, 2010
Federal authorities target gun sales to gangs (Yakima, WA): A 2007 Zillah High School graduate and high-ranking Boy Scout was found innocent Thursday of illegally selling a .50-caliber rifle to a convicted killer in a deal arranged by street gang associates.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: April 29, 2010
Belvidere adds 2 cameras to fight gangs, graffiti (Belvidere, IL): The city has purchased two more cameras to help police crack down on graffiti. It’s a practice that began last year with the deployment of two cameras.
Source: Rockford Register Star Date: April 29, 2010
Shooting at Oakland funeral was gang-related (Oakland, CA): Police believe gangs are responsible for a shooting after an Oakland church funeral that erupted into a massive brawl involving hundreds of people.
Source: The Mercury News Date: April 29, 2010
Gang member arrested after weapons seized in traffic stop (Greensboro, NC): A member of the Latin Kings was arrested during a traffic stop Saturday morning after police said they found two firearms and more than 90 rounds of ammunition in a vehicle he was riding in.
Source: News & Record Date: April 29, 2010
Justice's anti-gang units not meshing (Washington, DC): With a rising tide of gang violence nationwide, the Justice Department set up two special units in the same building and charged them with helping coordinate investigations into some of the country's deadliest street-crime syndicates.
Source: The Washington Times Date: April 28, 2010
Bloods Gang members arrested in major drug bust (Scranton, PA): Six alleged members of the Bloods gang were rounded up early Tuesday morning in one of the biggest drug busts ever, in the Poconos. The suspects were arrested in the Tobyhanna and Mount Pocono area.
Source: PoconoNews.net Date: April 28, 2010
NJ inmate charged with running gang activities from cell (Trenton, NJ): A state prison inmate, already accused of leading a Camden drug gang from his cell, was charged Tuesday with overseeing activities of the same violent Bloods set in two other New Jersey cities.
Source: Daily Record Date: April 28, 2010
Teen gang member slain in San Rafael (San Rafael, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot to death in San Rafael in a possible gang-related attack Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: April 28, 2010
Gang members seen at Santa Cruz park hours before deadly shooting, witnesses say (Santa Cruz, CA): Suspected gang members twice pulled into the parking lot at Grandview Park on Friday, yelled gang slurs and flashed gang signs in the hours before a Santa Cruz teen was fatally shot in the Westside park, witnesses said.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: April 27, 2010
DA, sheriff work to eradicate gangs in Cutler and Orosi (Tulare County, CA): A Tulare County gang force will serve 300-page injunctions on 47 known gang members over the next 30 days, officials announced Monday.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: April 27, 2010
18 members of Bloods gang charged in crackdown (Trenton, NJ): New Jersey law enforcement officials have announced charges against 18 members of a violent set of the Bloods street gang.
Source: CBS 3 News Date: April 27, 2010
GPD says gang member caught (Gainesville, FL): A man who authorities said is a gang member from Palm Beach County who has been living in Gainesville was arrested on warrants charging him with racketeering.
Source: The Gainesville Sun Date: April 27, 2010
Gang Unit gets more money (Albany, GA): Albany's Gang Unit is growing. Tuesday night, city commissioners agreed to give the unit about $200,000 from the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia Trust Fund.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: April 27, 2010
One dead in Santa Rosa gang-related stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): One man was killed and two were injured Saturday night in Santa Rosa in what police believe was a gang-related stabbing. Two suspects were arrested the next morning.
Source: CBS 5 News Date: April 26, 2010
Southeast Raleigh street gang program aims to curb crime (Raleigh, NC): After a string of gang-related homicides in southeast Raleigh last year, a group of area citizens came together to talk about ways to redirect teenagers away from gangs.
Source: WRAL 5 News Date: April 26, 2010
Gang member stabbed during fight in Watsonville (Watsonville, CA): A group of men jumped a known gang member in his neighborhood early Sunday and stabbed him once in the stomach, police reported.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: April 26, 2010
San Mateo hotel stabbing was gang-related (San Mateo, CA): Police believe a post-prom knife fight that sent three men and a teenager to the hospital was gang-related.
Source: The Mercury News Date: April 26, 2010
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