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 task force makes its first big bust (Stanislaus County, CA): Stanislaus County's new Gang Intelligence Task Force scored its first big bust, making four arrests and seizing 16 weapons and $30,000 cash, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 6, 2004

Game mocks real tragedy, gang experts say (San Andreas, CA): The release of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," a game that draws heavily upon gang culture and violence, has sparked the ire of the country's embattled gang counselors and educators who say the game not only celebrates the gang lifestyle at a time when gang membership is rising nationwide, but makes a mockery of a tragedy that’s all too real.
Source: MSNBC News    Date: November 6, 2004

Four men sought in S.J. beating (San Jose, CA): San Jose police on Wednesday night were searching for four men who brutally beat four other young men in a gang-related assault in the Berryessa District. At least one victim was in serious condition after he was stabbed, said San Jose Police Sgt. Steve Dixon.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 4, 2004

Man beaten, stabbed, robbed (Escondido, CA): Police arrested three people, including a 17-year-old boy, after a man was robbed, beaten and stabbed in an attack with gang overtones.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 4, 2004

Four men charged in drug bust (Hayward, CA): Four men tied to a notorious street gang are set to enter pleas Monday to charges they sold methamphetamine and marijuana from a Hayward house for spending money and to finance gang activities, authorities say.
Source: The Oakland Tribune    Date: November 3, 2004

Youths charged as adults with killing elderly man in Ontario park (Rancho Cucamonga, CA): Three teenage boys on Tuesday were charged as adults with the murder of an 89-year-old man who was viciously slain at an Ontario park in broad daylight last week.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: November 2, 2004

Group brainstorms ways to help gang members (Oxnard, CA): The tables like big pieces of a puzzle are connected near the far end of the large room at Cafe on A in downtown Oxnard. Dozens of paintings, most reflecting ethnic themes, are all over the purple-colored walls and scattered throughout the room.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 1, 2004

Safety in Salinas (Salinas, CA): More law enforcement officers on Salinas streets and a California Highway Patrol helicopter patrolling the skies since September point to a more aggressive approach in stemming the tide of violent crime that has plagued the city in recent years.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 31, 2004

Two wounded in gunbattle (Rialto, CA): Two men were wounded after a drive-by shooting turned into a gun battle between two police officers and four suspected gang members Saturday morning. The officers were not injured.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: October 30, 2004

Police vigilant after 'gang hit list' emerges (Los Angeles, CA): A "gang hit list" targeting police has two Inland Empire police agencies on alert, NBC4 reported. Police in San Bernardino and Colton said that they're being extra vigilant after warnings that gangs are targeting police officers.
Source: NBC 4 News    Date: October 30, 2004

Police investigating separate gang attacks that injured four (San Diego, CA): San Diego police reported that gang detectives were investigating two attacks - in different parts of town - which left four people injured Saturday.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: October 30, 2004

Gang task force strikes (San Bruno, CA): Three San Mateo men are behind bars for shooting a rival gang member in San Bruno this summer. The arrests complete a two-month investigation aided by a multi-agency gang task force now struggling to find money to keep its grip on a growing gang epidemic.
Source: San Mateo Daily Journal    Date: October 30, 2004

19 gang members arrested in probe of killing, attacks (San Diego, CA): An investigation into a brawl last month in a Mira Mesa Boulevard parking lot led to the arrests yesterday of 19 gang members linked to a series of assaults that include a Riverside County homicide, police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 29, 2004

Gang assault victim in stable condition (Fairfield, CA): A man critically injured early Sunday in a gang-related assault in Fairfield remains in the care of St. Joseph's Hospital in Stockton, authorities said Monday. His condition has apparently stabilized.
Source: The Reporter    Date: October 26, 2004

Gang member arrested in Fillmore to be arraigned (Fillmore, CA): A known Fillmore gang member is to be arraigned in court today on various charges stemming from an arrest in Fillmore, sheriff's officials said Monday.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: October 26, 2004

Boy, 13, suspected in two Tulare killings (Tulare, CA): Tulare police arrested a 13-year-old on suspicion of playing a part in the killing of two men during a two-week span. The teenager's name is being withheld because of his age.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: October 26, 2004

Three arrested in gang assault case (Fairfield, CA): An unidentified man was in critical condition Sunday night following a gang-related assault with a baseball bat in Fairfield earlier that day, authorities said. Three Fairfield residents - two 16 year-old boys and a 26-year-old man - were subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Source: The Reporter    Date: October 25, 2004

Three suspects nabbed in Union City attack (Union City, CA): Police were continuing Sunday to investigate a suspected gang-related incident in which four people were beaten and stabbed on the 4000 block of Victoria Avenue, leading to the arrest of three men.
Source: The Argus    Date: October 25, 2004

Alleged gangster pleads not guilty to slaying of 14-year-old L.A. boy (Los Angeles, CA): An alleged gang member pleaded not guilty Monday after being charged in the brutal daylight slaying of a 14-year-old boy in the South Central area.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: October 25, 2004

Keep away, judge tells 6 (Sacramento County, CA): Six men - cousins and brothers with nicknames "Killa" and "Noonie" and "Double 0" - may no longer linger inside Phoenix Park since Sacramento officials unleashed a rarely used legal tool to combat gang violence in the troubled community.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 22, 2004

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