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.
Escape via injunction? Gang unit seeing unexpected benefits (Ogden, UT): Ogden police are being asked to use the Trece gang injunction in ways they never thought of, such as parents asking them to serve the injunction on their kids to keep them away from the gang. Or gang members using it to get out of Trece.
Source: Standard-Examiner Date: October 30, 2010
Dover, Del., police say city has at least 16 gangs (Dover, DE): Dover police say at least 16 gangs are responsible for a majority of the violent crime in the city.
Source: WJZ 13 News Date: October 29, 2010
29 members of 'violent' Insane MOB gang jailed in sweep (Orange County, FL): Orange County investigators said Thursday they have jailed more than two dozen members of a gang called Insane MOB, a group they blame for killings, arson, drug-dealing, a failed murder-for-hire plot, gun sales and spraying a school bus with bullets.
Source: Orlando Sentinel Date: October 29, 2010
Gang member's house sprayed with gunfire (Manatee County, FL): Someone sprayed the home of a known gang member with gunfire late Wednesday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: Bradenton Herald Date: October 29, 2010
Anti-gang programs used to combat youth recruitment by drug cartels (Phoenix, AZ): Terry Goddard and law enforcement officials join together to create anti-gang programs in Arizona communities near the border in an attempt to combat drug cartel recruitment.
Source: ABC15 News Date: October 29, 2010
Hayward police arrest suspected gang leader in Modesto (Modesto, CA): A pair of Central Valley raids targeting two men police think are leaders of a notorious Hayward street gang netted one suspect Tuesday while the other got away.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: October 29, 2010
Gang members pulled off streets (Palm Beach County, FL): They were wanted for violent crimes and authorities say they were wreaking havoc on the community. Now members of a nationally recognized gang are off the streets.
Source: WPTV 5 News Date: October 29, 2010
Graffiti on Southside leads to rumors of gang violence (Washington, DC): Thomasine Johnson, the Director of the Department of Public Safety, sent an email to University students refuting rumors that there will be a gang initiation on the south side of campus.
Source: CUA Tower News Date: October 29, 2010
Seven gangsters arrested in busy Vancouver park (Vancouver, BC): The Uniformed Gang Task Force interrupted a meeting of seven well-known gangsters and associates -- some of whom had loaded assault rifles -- in a busy Vancouver park Wednesday afternoon.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: October 29, 2010
Harlem parents declaring war on gangs in plan to combat youth violence (Harlem, NY): It started out with her 15-year-old daughter hanging out and not going to school. And then she began staying out all night.
Source: DNAinfo Date: October 28, 2010
Police launch South End gang, guns sweep (Boston, MA): A crackdown on a violent South End drug gang should serve as a warning to anyone who uses a gun for crime, Boston police Commissioner Edward Davis said, after a sweep picked up nine suspected gang members on drug charges.
Source: Boston Herald Date: October 28, 2010
Novato police arrest two teens in gang-related stabbing (Novato, CA): Two 15-year-old Novato boys were arrested Thursday in the gang-related stabbing of another teen, police said.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: October 28, 2010
Suspected gang members arrested for mission shooting (San Francisco, CA) : Two men believed to have gang ties were arrested after a shooting early this morning in the city's Mission District.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal Date: October 28, 2010
Gang problem not serious enough for injunction, Sheriff says (Fallbrook, CA): A recent gang injunction against an Oceanside gang has raised several questions among Fallbrook residents about whether or not the gang presence in Fallbrook may require an injunction as well.
Source: The Village News Date: October 28, 2010
More charges filed in gang-related shootings (Greensboro, NC): Police have made more charges against six men in connection with two shootings involving members of the SUR13 and MS13 gangs.
Source: News & Record Date: October 28, 2010
Calgary police warn gangs are still active in city (Calgary, AB): Gang-related violence in Calgary is declining, but authorities have ample evidence criminal groups are still in business. A Statistics Canada report issued this week showed the number of gang-related homicides in Canada dropped in 2009 -- and Calgary was in keeping with the national trend as a local gang war seemed to cool.
Source: Calgary Herald Date: October 28, 2010
Killing brings gang crackdown (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police said Tuesday that they kept a promise to gang members that they would target an entire gang if one of its members was involved in a murder.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: October 27, 2010
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County receive federal money to combat gangs (Monterey County, CA): Hundreds of east Salinas children at risk of gang involvement — some as young as 7 years old — will now be offered one-on-one mentoring with the help of a $325,000 federal grant.
Source: The Californian Date: October 27, 2010
Nine arrested in gang-related shooting (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix Police have arrested nine alleged gang members, ages 18 to 23, accused in a shooting in which a 5-year-old child was seriously injured.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News Date: October 27, 2010
Curbing gang activity, drug cartels in Houston (Houston, TX): Houston Police are trying to keep the Bayou City from becoming a stomping ground for gangs and drug cartels from Mexico.
Source: KIAH 39 News Date: October 27, 2010
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