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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Grant will allow club to expand gang program (Ventura, CA): The Boys & Girls Club of Ventura has received a $95,000 grant from the Weingart Foundation for a two-year project in gang prevention.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 30, 2005

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The gang signs are out there, detective says (Hillsborough County, FL): Don't have enough to worry about? How about your 13- or 14- year-old getting recruited into a gang while he's at his locker in middle school. Not likely, you say?
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005

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Learning to read nonverbal clues (South Plainfield, NJ): Misplacing a school project has nothing to do with the Bloods or the Latin Kings. But educators and police hope that Freddy Almanzar and Sam Ringhai's body-language charades acted out in front of their seventh-grade class yesterday at South Plainfield Middle School will help steer pupils away from violent street gangs.
Source: Home News Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005

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Mayor vows to pursue a citywide gang injunction (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor James K. Hahn said Monday that he would pursue a far-reaching injunction to prevent street gang members from gathering and causing trouble throughout the city of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 29, 2005

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Police seek suspect in shooting (Gwinnett County, GA): A teen who was fatally shot outside a Lilburn pool hall by a rival gang member is Gwinnett's second gang-related shooting victim in 11 days.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 29, 2005

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Gangs (Virginia): Please click on the link below for The Washington Post's special report section on "gangs."
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 29, 2005

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Two OK prison inmates injured in gang-related incidents (McAlester, OK) : State prison officials say they're investigating two gang-related fights between black and white inmates at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: March 29, 2005

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City asks for more help from residents on safety, crime (Houston, TX): Any proposed increases in the city's five-year Capital Improvement Plan will have to address safety and crime-fighting or they risk being put on the back burner when it comes to funding, say city officials.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 29, 2005

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The most dangerous gang in America (Washington, DC): The signs of a new threat in northern Virginia emerged ominously in blood-spattered urban streets and rural scrub.
Source: MSNBC    Date: March 28, 2005

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Neighborhood fights gangs in court (San Antonio, TX): Ernestine Green and Ruth Price have lived on Sterling Street long enough to vividly remember the chaos that prevailed over their entire neighborhood in the mid-1980s, when gangs ruled the streets.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Gangsta gear a click away (San Jose, CA): Looking for the latest Norteño gangsta rap CD? How about a "Sureño 13" T-shirt? Shopping around for "gangsta garb" and other related merchandise is just a couple of clicks away - on eBay.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Man shot to death at Logan's Willow Park (Logan, UT): A 19-year-old man has been shot to death at Logan's Willow Park and Logan police believe it was gang-related.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Panama City Beach officer killed (Panama City Beach, FL): A Wisconsin man, his body covered with gang-related tattoos, was arrested Monday and charged with the Easter Sunday shooting death of a police officer in this resort city, authorities said.
Source: The Ledger    Date: March 28, 2005

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Central American gang threatens volunteer US Border Patrol (Arizona): Members of a violent Central American street gang have been sent to the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona to attack Minuteman Project volunteers, as they begin a month-long campaign to help patrol the southern U.S. border with Mexico.
Source: Voice of America News    Date: March 28, 2005

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On streets, trouble has a baby face (Albany, NY): For as long as there have been city street corners, there have been kids hanging out on them - and kids sometimes fight.
Source: Times Union    Date: March 27, 2005

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Judge to consider permanent gang ban (Oxnard, CA): Chronicling a history of violence, a prosecutor called Friday for a permanent court order aimed at curtailing the activities of an Oxnard street gang accused by authorities of terrorizing the beachside community.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 26, 2005

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Group questions anti-gang plan (Wake County, NC): A plan to crack down on gang activity in Wake County schools is raising concerns from a new community group.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 26, 2005

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Police crack down on violence (Wichita, KS): Using surveillance and informants, Wichita police officers said Friday they have dealt gang violence a major blow this month - bringing 31 charges, seizing 26 guns and decimating one gang with arrests.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 26, 2005

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Media barred from photographing Brazilians in court (Ossipee, NH): A judge barred members of the media Friday from photographing two Brazilian nationals with alleged ties to the Central American street gang MS-13.
Source: The Citizen    Date: March 26, 2005

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Tipster helps find suspected gang member (Fairfield, CA): Fairfield police arrested a man they say is a member of a street gang this week and they are crediting an anonymous tipster with helping to get him off their streets.
Source: The Reporter    Date: March 26, 2005

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