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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Two arrests in bingo heist (Monterey County, CA): Two brothers who police say are associated with the notorious Crips street gang and a Seaside woman were charged Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery of bingo money at the Oldemeyer Center earlier this month.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 24, 2005

Shooting victim dies at hospital (Richmond, CA): One man succumbed to his wounds as another clung to life Wednesday after a street-corner shootout the night before in the Shields-Reid neighborhood.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 24, 2005

Judge upholds limits on West Sacramento gang (Woodland, CA): A Yolo County Superior Court judge upheld the sweeping gang injunction against West Sacramento's Broderick Boys, ruling Tuesday morning that the ACLU had no legal standing to challenge the court order.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: November 23, 2005

Santa Monica police issues gang warning (Santa Monica, CA): The Santa Monica Police Department has issued a warning on its website about a possible outbreak of gang violence, saying a Santa Monica gang may be a potential target for retaliation by Los Angeles gangs.
Source: KTLA 5 News    Date: November 23, 2005

Focus groups could help stem drug, gang influx (Temicula, CA): Youth and parent focus groups will likely be the first step in a Temecula effort to evaluate and reduce local gang and drug problems, members of a joint committee agreed in their first brainstorming session Tuesday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: November 23, 2005

Police renew war on gangs (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department will continue to purge the streets of gang violence throughout the holiday season and beyond, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Monday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 22, 2005

Fourth arrest made in gang-related City Heights slaying (San Diego, CA): Detectives made a fourth arrest Tuesday in the gang-related slaying of a City Heights man last week.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 22, 2005

Gangs fueled by violence (San Bernardino County, CA): Gangs have become as prominent in rundown neighborhoods as decrepit buildings and shattered dreams. In March, District Attorney Michael A. Ramos vowed to crack down, saying gang violence too often intrudes into daily life.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 21, 2005

Gang crackdown a familiar cycle (Fresno, CA): It is a predictable chain of events in Fresno. First comes a cluster of gang shootings. Then Police Chief Jerry Dyer announces he is pooling a small army of officers to go after gang members who are running the streets.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 20, 2005

Suspect held in fatal Shooting near carnival (Los Angeles, CA): A 21-year-old gang member has been arrested on suspicion of shooting to death a teenage boy and wounding another last Sunday night outside a Jefferson Park neighborhood carnival, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 19, 2005

One killed, three wounded in drive-by shooting (Richmond, CA): One man was killed and three others were wounded this morning in a drive-by shooting in the Iron Triangle neighborhood that may have been gang-related, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 18, 2005

Leads come up short in shooting (San Bernardino, CA): Someone knows who gunned down an 11-year-old girl at dinner, a shooting authorities say is gang related. But no one has turned him in.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 17, 2005

Teenager bloodied, traumatized in gang-related attack (Petaluma, CA): A Petaluma teenager hit by a blunt object was bloodied and suffered severe trauma over most of his body in a gang-related incident on Saturday, said Sgt. Ken Savano of the Petaluma Police Department.
Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier     Date: November 16, 2005

Gang task force reports encouraging numbers (Monterey County, CA) : The Monterey County Board of Supervisors will get a report Tuesday night on the progress of the Monterey County Gang Task Force. Since April, the task forces has accounted for nearly 400 arrests, more than 1,300 traffic stops and a dozen guns taken off the street.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 15, 2005

Federal grant aids Tulare Co. gang effort (Visalia, CA): Gang-prevention and education programs are expanding in Tulare County schools, targeting elementary students through a federal grant awarded to two law enforcement agencies.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 14, 2005

Three injured in two morning S.F. shootings (San Francisco, CA): Two shootings, both from a vehicle, left three people injured early this morning in San Francisco, according to police.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 14, 2005

Fresno gang crackdown causes new problems (Fresno, CA): Fresno's gang crackdown may have created some problems in a new arena, even as police and sheriff's deputies clear the streets of violent gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 13, 2005

Agents arrest eight in gang sweep (Los Angeles, CA): The FBI and Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday arrested what authorities described as the leaders of a gang responsible for 28 murders over the last five years in and around a one-square-mile area of southwest Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: November 11, 2005

Gang task force gets $500,000 for its work (Monterey County, CA): The Monterey County Joint Gang Task Force will receive an additional $500,000 to help fight gang violence in Monterey County.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: November 11, 2005

Man arrested in park gang fight (Simi Valley, CA): Police arrested a Simi Valley man in a gang fight at Rancho Simi Community Park on Sunday. At about 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 6 police received numerous reports of a fight at the park, located at 1765 Royal Avenue.
Source: Simi Valley Acorn    Date: November 11, 2005

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