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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Three Salinas gang members arrested for auto theft (Salinas, CA): The Salinas Police Department reports that three admitted gang members were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly stealing a vehicle from Gonzales.
Source: KPIX 5    Date: February 18, 2005

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Kleis: Keep division of gang, drug task forces (St. Cloud, MN): Minnesota's statewide effort to deter illegal gang activity would receive $3 million in the next two years and probably wouldn't merge with another task force, if a bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Dave Kleis, R-St. Cloud, becomes law.
Source: St. Cloud Times    Date: February 18, 2005

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Two shot, one dead in gang-related shooting (Houtson, TX): Police believe a fatal shooting Wednesday night might have been gang-related. A man in his late teens was killed and another man was wounded, in the parking lot of the Fairmont Luxury Apartments in the 7300 block of Hillcroft.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: February 17, 2005

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Gang suspect charged in shooting (Richmond, CA): A North Richmond gang suspect faces felony charges in connection with a December shooting that terrorized tenants of a San Pablo apartment building.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: February 17, 2005

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Bill to shield kids from gang members might be used in polygamy crackdown (Salt Lake City, UT): Kearns Republican Rep. Eric Hutchings is taking a swipe at street gangs and the crimes they commit.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 17, 2005

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NM house approves longer sentences for gang crimes (Santa Fe, NM): A proposal to increase prison sentences for gang-related crimes was approved unanimously by the House on Thursday.
Source: The New Mexican    Date: February 17, 2005

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Messing With The Man (Miami-Dade, FL): Miami-Dade's southwest suburbs could belong to Anywhere, U.S.A. Trade the royal palms for dogwoods and the Peruvian bakeries for Vietnamese diners, and you could mistake Kendall and the Hammocks for suburban DC or Chicago or LA.
Source: Miami New Times    Date: February 17, 2005

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Alleged gang member charged in threat, assault (Price Township, PA): A Price Township resident who claimed he was a member of the Bloods street gang was arrested Tuesday after he threatened to shoot a New York City corrections officer, police said.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: February 17, 2005

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Parents critical at keeping kids out of gangs (El Paso, TX): Parental involvement is crucial to keeping children from joining the more than 400 gangs in El Paso, police said Wednesday night during a gang awareness meeting with parents at Irvin High School.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: February 17, 2005

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Sheriff blames crime on youths (Poinciana, FL): The crime rate in Poinciana is getting worse, said Osceola County Sheriff Bob Hansell, and he blamed the increase on juveniles.
Source: The Ledger    Date: February 17, 2005

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Amusement park brawl might have been started by gangs (Riverside, CA): A Valentine's night melee involving about 200 youths at a Riverside amusement park may have been triggered by a clash between gang members, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 16, 2005

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Healey proposes using GPS to protect abuse victims, gang crime witnesses (Boston, MA): Victims of domestic abuse and witnesses to gang crimes could get special protections from satellite technology under new legislation being filed Wednesday by Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: February 16, 2005

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Laura Bush seeks help for young gang members (Washington, DC): First lady Laura Bush yesterday called on educators to help gang members as she began her first national initiative, a three-year, $150 million program aimed at keeping boys out of gangs.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: February 16, 2005

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Orland gang member gets hurt in attack, his second injury in a week (Orland, CA): A self-admitted member of an Orland gang, injured last week when rival groups confronted each other outside a home on Bonnie Lane, was hurt again Monday in an attack at the intersection of East and Tehama streets.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 16, 2005

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A new gang in Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): Homicide detectives say they are working a string of recent shootings that they believe were done by a new gang called the G-Unit.
Source: NewsOn6.com    Date: February 16, 2005

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14 temporarily barred from East Side streets (San Antonio, TX): Fourteen people suspected of gang activity were slapped with temporary restraining orders Tuesday, barring them from congregating in an East Side neighborhood plagued by drugs and violence.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: February 16, 2005

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Girl slain in apparent gang attack (Merced, CA): A 6-year-old Merced girl, caught in what police believe was gang-related gunfire in her home Sunday night, died early Monday at a Madera hospital.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 15, 2005

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SAPD serves gang members notices (San Antonio, TX): Members of the San Antonio Police Department's Gang Unit hit the streets of the East Side on Tuesday to serve 15 known street gang members with injunction notices.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News    Date: February 15, 2005

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Sleeping child shot, killed in Merced (Merced, CA): A sleeping 6-year-old girl was fatally wounded when gunmen opened fire Sunday night on a Merced house in a shooting that police say was gang-related.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 15, 2005

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Clifton robbery may be gang-related (Clifton, NJ): A 44-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint in the latest of a series of possibly gang-related crimes, police said.
Source: The Record    Date: February 15, 2005

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