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 teenagers injured in Spring Valley fight (Spring Valley, NY): One teenager was slashed across the face and another hit by a car during a fight on South Cole Avenue, police said yesterday.
Source: The Journal News Date: August 18, 2007
Chipping away at metro gangs (Denver, CO): Two hands clenched together in unity are the centerpiece of a mural that went up outside the Golden Gate Market in Northeast Denver this past weekend.
Source: Rocky Mountain News Date: August 17, 2007
Dorchester shooting in broad daylight injures three men (Dorchester, MA): Three young men were shot in broad daylight yesterday in an apparent gang-related assault in Dorchester, police said.
Source: The Boston Globe Date: August 17, 2007
New tourism campaign changing due to unintended gang sign (Virginia): As state tourism officials launched their new "Live Passionately" campaign Wednesday, a spokeswoman said they hoped a hand sign used in the marketing effort would "catch on and become a part of culture, especially here in Virginia."
Source: Daily Press Date: August 17, 2007
Public seeking information about gang activity (Greensboro, NC): The number of identified gang members and the amount of gang graffiti have increased in recent months, but that's not the only thing that keeps Greensboro police Sgt. Mike Richey's phone ringing.
Source: News-Record Date: August 17, 2007
Three gang-related drive-by shootings lead to six arrests (Gainesville, GA): The Gainesville Police Department and Hall County Sheriff's Office have arrested six people for their alleged involvement in three gang-related drive-by shootings this week.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com Date: August 16, 2007
Gang members arrested in James Woody park shooting (Apple Valley, CA): Months ago deputies stepped up their patrols of James Woody Park because an area gang claimed the park as their "turf."
Source: The Daily Press Date: August 16, 2007
Local ATF raid nets guns, 15 suspects (Salinas, CA): A two-year investigation culminated Wednesday in pre-dawn drug and gun raids throughout the Central Coast, a federal agency said.
Source: The Californian Date: August 16, 2007
Police downplay speculation about gang links to killings (Newark, NJ): In the nine days since a band of men and boys allegedly gunned down a group of college students in a Newark schoolyard, authorities have been trying to determine whether the assailants were linked to a notorious street gang called MS-13.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: August 15, 2007
One arrest after Concord gang fight (Concord, CA) : A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault Tuesday following a fight in the alley behind the Old Spaghetti Factory that police said was gang-related.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: August 15, 2007
Grant money beefs up fight against gangs (Grand Rapids, MI): Patrolling an alley in the Southwest part of the city, Officer David Lilly spotted a hole in a garage door from a shotgun blast, probably target practice.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press Date: August 15, 2007
Federal funding creates Pajaro Valley Anti-Gang Task Force (Watsonville, CA): Law enforcement officers have their sights set on habitual gang offenders and money from the federal government to back them up.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: August 14, 2007
Police investigating possible gang link in Sunday Yonkers shooting (Yonkers, NY): A dispute between the Latin Kings Hispanic street gang and a little-known black gang from School Street called the "Trap Stars" may have been to blame for a shooting Sunday that left a 23-year-old Yonkers man in critical condition and a young passer-by wounded in the leg, police said.
Source: The Journal News Date: August 14, 2007
Three hurt in early morning shootings in Providence (Providence, RI): A man hiding behind dense shrubbery shot three people in a back yard on Waverly Street early yesterday, the police said.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: August 14, 2007
Gang patrols round up 22 (Visalia, CA): A joint crackdown on gang activity by the Tulare County Sheriff's Department and the Visalia Police Department netted 22 weekend arrests in Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: August 14, 2007
School-shooting fugitives have gang ties: locals (Newark, NJ): As Newark cops yesterday continued hunting for three people suspected in a grisly schoolyard massacre there, residents said several of the men were part of a notorious street gang.
Source: New York Post Date: August 13, 2007
Gang violence in America (Washington, DC): Gang violence is contributing to a disturbing crime trend across the country -- in 2006 murders were up 6.7 percent in cities with a million or more residents.
Source: ABC News Date: August 13, 2007
Weekend shootings kill one, injure six (Merced, CA): One person is dead and six others were wounded by weekend gunfire in Merced. Police are investigating three shooting incidents, at least two believed to be gang-related.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: August 13, 2007
Police say six recent shootings gang-related (Columbia, SC): Columbia area investigators say six recent killings involving victims younger than 30 were all gang-related. And, investigators say, five of those killings were connected to each other.
Source: WFMY News 2 Date: August 12, 2007
Stabbing suspect arrested in Novato gang fight (Novato, CA): A 22-year-old Novato man was booked on suspicion of attempted murder following what police called a gang fight in downtown Novato on Friday night.
Source: Marin Independent Journal Date: August 12, 2007
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