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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Gang tie suspected in killing of man at Placentia party (Placentia, CA): A 24-year-old man was shot to death Saturday night at a birthday party at the Placentia Boys and Girls Club in what police are investigating as a gang-related homicide, said Sgt. Gene Stuckenschneider.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 4, 2005

Street gang violence increases in San Jose (San Jose, CA): A knife fight over red and blue clothing that left one man dead and a 17-year-old boy wounded last week was the latest in an upsurge of street violence between San Jose's Norteno and Sureno gangs after months of apparent calm.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 3, 2005

Three men injured in possible gang shooting (Anaheim, CA): Three men remained hospitalized Saturday after what investigators suspect was a gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 3, 2005

Deputies see gang fight, shoot man (Palmdale, CA): Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a 19-year-old man late Friday after they came upon a gun battle between rival gangs and he allegedly pointed a handgun at the officers, a department spokeswoman said Saturday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 3, 2005

Man shot in face (Salinas, CA): A man in his 20s was shot in the face while he was standing outside of an East Salinas home Friday night, authorities reported.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 2, 2005

Anti-gang effort united (Salinas, CA): Salinas Mayor Anna Caballero made a plea Thursday to gang members to get out of their gangs before it was too late.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 1, 2005

Sweep nets weapons, more (Santa Calrita, CA): Surprise sweeps Thursday of homes of more than 40 vandalism and gang-related probationers netted two arrests, a shotgun, knives, a stolen street sign and other contraband, authorities said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 1, 2005

Police: Fatal stabbing may be gang-related (San Jose, CA): A 24-year-old man died Wednesday in what authorities believe was a gang-related killing after reports of a knife fight in broad daylight on a busy San Jose street corner.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 31, 2005

Gang clash kills man (Altadena, CA): One night after a community forum on gang awareness, a man was killed in a shooting that apparently was gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: March 31, 2005

Rampart payouts to reach $70 mil (Los Angeles, CA): Declaring the end to a dark chapter in Los Angeles history, officials on Thursday announced the city would pay an estimated $70 million to settle lawsuits stemming from the Rampart corruption scandal that shook the Police Department.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: March 31, 2005

Law enforcement agencies team up again (Oceanside, CA): More than 100 police officers, sheriff's deputies and federal agents arrested 38 people before dawn yesterday in a sweep designed to imprison or deport gang members and their associates.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005

San Jose stores asked to end gang-attire sales (San Jose, CA): The latest plan to attack gang influences in San Jose has arrived in the form of a letter. And the recipients, at least for now, appear to be heeding the letter's advice.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 30, 2005

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

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

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

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

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

Gang-related shooting leaves one hurt (Chico, CA): Crime-scene investigators with Chico police were combing a Laurel Street residence Thursday night in the wake of a shooting that left one man wounded.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: March 25, 2005

Paramount to share gang success (Paramount, CA): For years, the success of the city's most innovative anti-gang program, Gang Resistance is Paramount, or GRIP, has stayed mainly within the town's borders. But next month, GRIP will be shared with a national law enforcement audience.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: March 24, 2005

Suspect in LA school shooting charged with attempted murder (Los Angeles, CA): An 18-year-old suspected gang member has been charged with attempted murder in a school shooting that left a 15-year-old girl clinging to life.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 23, 2005

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