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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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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

Law enforcement raids target violent LA street gang (Los Angeles, CA): Police and federal agents carried out raids Thursday against alleged members of a notorious street gang accused of conspiracy and drug trafficking, arresting at least 18 people and seizing stashes of crack cocaine.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 10, 2005

Countywide Task Force targets gang violence and related crime (San Mateo County, CA): The Pacifica Police Department is doing its part to fight gang violence and related crime in San Mateo County.
Source: Pacifica Tribune    Date: November 9, 2005

Anti-gang unit's impact significant, says Ramos (San Bernardino County, CA): District Attorney Michael A. Ramos said Monday Nov. 7 that the money and personnel devoted to ridding county neighborhoods of gangs are having a significant impact.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: November 7, 2005

Four in custody, six still at large after gang rape (Apple Valley, CA): Police believe the rape of an Apple Valley woman by 10 men including her date that night may have been an act of gang retaliation.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 7, 2005

Gang-related threats cancel football game (Mojave, CA): Mojave High School's football game tonight against Frazier Mountain High School was canceled because of gang-related threats of violence, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 4, 2005

Significance of slaying at school unclear (Fresno, CA): A gang assassination at a Fresno school last week has left the city nervous, and it's uncertain whether the slaying signals a new era of violence.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 2, 2005

Teen shot leaving Halloween party (Palmdale, CA): Halloween night turned tragic when a 14-year-old boy leaving a church get-together with his girlfriend was accosted by two young men and shot in what may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 2, 2005

Seven stabbed in downtown Santa Cruz on Halloween (Santa Cruz, CA): Police on Tuesday continued to investigate a series of alleged gang-related attacks that sent seven people to hospitals during downtown Halloween festivities.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 1, 2005

Judge issues injunction against 104 gang members (San Diego County, CA): A judge issued a preliminary injunction yesterday against 104 documented members of the oldest street gang in San Diego County.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 1, 2005

Gang killings prompt nine raids (Fresno, CA): Hours after two more gang-related homicides, Fresno police early Sunday raided nine suspected gang houses and held two men who might be connected to a third killing.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 31, 2005

Gang members who terrorized neighborhood indicted (San Francisco, CA): A federal grand jury on Monday indicted a dozen alleged gang members in San Francisco who authorities said terrorized a 10-block section of a poor city neighborhood.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 31, 2005

Gang uses deportation to its advantage to flourish in U.S. (Los Angeles, CA): On a sweltering afternoon, an unmarked white jetliner taxies to a remote terminal at the international airport here and disgorges dozens of criminal deportees from the United States.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: October 30, 2005

Actress slain in gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Teen actress Tara Correa-McMullen, who portrayed a former gang member in the TV show "Judging Amy," was shot to death amid gang violence, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 29, 2005

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