Gang-Related News Articles

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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 and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.


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Feds: Two more MS-13 gang members arrested in Houston (Houston, TX): Two more MS-13 gang members are in custody, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Houston.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: July 15, 2005

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Is West Michigan gang activity on the rise? (Grand Rapids, MI): Gangs are shaking up neighborhoods all across West Michigan. But how bad is the problem? Are gangs responsible for recent violence? And is it getting worse?
Source: WOOD 8 News    Date: July 15, 2005

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Border agents increasingly see violent gang activity (Harlingen, TX): When Border Patrol agents stopped a Honduran man near Falfurrias in February, he turned out to be a reputed leader of one of the most violent gangs in the United States.
Source: Harlingen Valley Morning Star    Date: July 15, 2005

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Ten charged in park attack (Greenburgh, NY): Ten young people were arrested on riot and gang-assault charges overnight after police said they attacked students from a Rockland County residential treatment center at a Greenburgh park.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 15, 2005

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Gang problem on rise in North Georgia (Georgia): Rising gang activity in some North Georgia cities is a result of the rapid growth of small towns said David Nahmias, U.S. attorney for Northern Georgia.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: July 14, 2005

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Gang DVD suspects' hearing under way (Fresno County, CA): A preliminary hearing will resume today in Fresno County Superior Court for six defendants charged with taking part in alleged criminal street gang activity captured on a DVD called "Fresno Uncensored."
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 14, 2005

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Two shooting victims tied to Asian street gangs (Fresno, CA): Two men with ties to known Asian street gangs were shot and wounded early Wednesday in Fresno, a day after a Fresno teenager linked to an Asian gang was shot and killed, Fresno police reported.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: July 14, 2005

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Four arrested in gang shooting death (Redwood City, CA): A man and four boys have been arrested in connection with what appears to be a gang-related slaying of a 21-year-old Redwood City man outside his home Tuesday afternoon.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 14, 2005

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Police: Charged gang leader recorded song (Garfield, NJ): The leader of a gang of teens charged with robbing taxi drivers recorded a song boasting about the attacks, authorities said.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 14, 2005

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Granville men slain, wounded (Oxford, NC): An Oxford man was killed and another wounded early Thursday in what appears to be a drug- and gang-related shooting that marks Oxford's first murder in two years. It was Granville County's second this year.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: July 14, 2005

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Annandale is hit with gang graffiti (Annandale, VA): Annandale residents awoke yesterday to find their Fairfax County community blanketed with gang graffiti, and police said they will increase patrols, post "No Trespassing" signs and help organize a Neighborhood Watch program to attack the recurring problem.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 13, 2005

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U.S. attorney: Illegal immigration spurs north Georgia gangs (Atlanta, GA): Illegal immigration is contributing to a growth in gang activity in north Georgia, U.S. Attorney David Nahmias said Wednesday after a law enforcement summit addressing the problem.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: July 13, 2005

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Shots fired in park hit three (Arcadia, CA): Arcadia police detectives had no suspects Wednesday in an incident in which a hail of gunfire in a park left three people wounded, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: July 13, 2005

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Cops: Gang members charged in Buena riot (Buena, NJ): Four alleged members of the Surenos 13 street gang, including two borough men arrested in May for gang-related vandalism here, were caught during a weekend riot on Auburn Street, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: July 13, 2005

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Teen hurt, another jailed in shooting (El Paso, TX): An 18-year-old man allegedly shot a 14-year-old boy who was in a group bashing windows early Tuesday morning at an East Side home, El Paso police said.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: July 13, 2005

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Survey: Police aware of more gangs in N.C. (Charlotte, NC): Police across North Carolina are aware of more gangs and members than five years ago and are doing more to combat them, according to a new study by the Governor's Crime Commission.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: July 12, 2005

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Police arrest MS-13 gang member in Monticello (Monticello, IN): Police arrested a member of the Latin American street gang MS-13, and the government will deported him to El Salvador, homeland security officials said Tuesday.
Source: The Times    Date: July 12, 2005

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Shots fired nightly in gang war (Manteca, CA): Nightly gun fire is escalating the fears of law-abiding families as the Nortenous and Surrenous turf wars heat up in the Southside Park neighborhood.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: July 12, 2005

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Homeboy Industries goes gang-busters (Los Angeles, CA): On the mean streets from East L.A. to South-Central L.A., gang members are leaving the thug life and trying to make it in a 60-person business called Homeboy Industries.
Source: USA Today    Date: July 11, 2005

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Two arrested made in 7-11 robbery (Oroville, CA): Two men were arrested Friday in an armed robbery of a 7-11 Store on Thursday morning. Arrested were Gerald Eisenmann, 23, of Antioch and Patrick Fay, 26, of Oroville who were found to have several warrants for their arrest, and a handgun matching the description of one used in the robbery.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register    Date: July 11, 2005

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