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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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Four charged in pool hall slaying (Lancaster, CA): Four reputed gang members, two of them teenage boys, have been charged with murder in last weekend's slaying of a 16-year-old Lancaster boy who was shot and killed while playing pool with family and friends.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: August 20, 2005

Gun deaths tied to turf battles (Rubidoux, CA): A rash of fatal shootings in Rubidoux and Sunnyslope - including two in the past week - is part of a deadly escalation of gang violence in the Riverside area between black and Latino gangs, law enforcement and community leaders said Thursday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 19, 2005

Terror probe targets prison in Folsom (Folsom, CA): Counterterrorism officials investigating an alleged plot to attack National Guard recruitment centers, synagogues and other sites in Southern California said Tuesday they are investigating the possibility that the plot was hatched by Islamic extremists and gang members at a state prison in Folsom.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 17, 2005

Get-together looks at gang woes of Asians and Pacific Islanders (Sacramento, CA): The reasons kids join gangs are the same across ethnic lines - to gain a sense of family, protection or fast cash. But the way to get them out varies with each culture.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2005

Warrant put out for Fresno DVD maker (Fresno, CA): A Fresno County judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for one of the producers of the controversial DVD "Fresno Uncensored," which police say glorifies gangs, drugs and violence.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 17, 2005

Teenager critical after Santa Cruz stabbing (Santa Cruz, CA): A 17-year-old boy remained in critical condition Wednesday morning after being stabbed multiple times by a gang of youths Saturday night.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 17, 2005

Man shot outside convenience store (El Monte, CA): A man who went to a convenience store with his brother to buy hot dogs early Wednesday was confronted and shot by an alleged gang member.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: August 17, 2005

Video surveillance cuts graffiti by 60% (Los Angeles, CA): A video surveillance camera installed at Lake Street Park as part of an aggressive neighborhood graffiti abatement program has been so successful that Los Angeles police and city officials said Monday they want to expand it citywide.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2005

Teen defending disabled friend fatally shot by LA gang members (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old attempting to defend his disabled friend was fatally shot by gang members, police said Monday.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 16, 2005

Court bars gang from Eastside area (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo has obtained a court injunction against a street gang accused of terrorizing an Eastside housing project for decades.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 16, 2005

Two girls injured by stray bullets in gang shooting (Compton, CA): Two girls attending a family party were wounded in a drive-by shooting between gang members, and two suspects were arrested, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 15, 2005

Police say San Mateo stabbing likely gang-related (San Mateo County, CA): Investigators believe a double stabbing that occurred early Sunday morning in San Mateo County may have been gang-related, according to a sheriff's report.
Source: CBS 5 News    Date: August 15, 2005

Gang-related' fight breaks out in Corning (Corning, CA): In what Corning police are calling a gang-related fight, three men were injured and three others booked into the Tehama County Jail this week on attempted homicide charges.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: August 13, 2005

Eight arrested in drug, gang sweep (Tulare, CA): Eight arrests were made Thursday in Tulare, as the Tulare Police Department continued its proactive approach against drugs and gangs.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: August 12, 2005

Police chief talks tough on violence (Riverside, CA): Police will get tough and crack down on youth violence on the Eastside, Riverside Police Chief Russ Leach said Thursday night.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 12, 2005

Two killed, three hurt in apparent gang shooting (Sacramento, CA): In a gold Honda dotted with Bondo concealing bullet holes, five friends went out late Wednesday knowing that members of a rival gang might strike them again, evidence suggests.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 12, 2005

LAPD seeking to relax rules on informants (Los Angeles, CA): Stressing the need to fight gang crime, Los Angeles police want to ease a post-Rampart scandal restriction on the use of confidential informants.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: August 10, 2005

Police: Gunfire incidents unrelated (Hemet, CA): Detectives on Monday determined that two separate shootings in a three-day time span last week are not related.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: August 9, 2005

Ignored shooting victim: neighbors (Tulare, CA): Neighborhoods that experience shootings — especially multiple ones — need help as much as the victims and their families, Tulare Community Relations Commission members say.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 9, 2005

Lynwood man fatally shot in Compton (Compton, CA): A 19-year-old Lynwood man was shot to death early Sunday as he stood with a group of friends outside a house in Compton, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. The shooting was believed to be gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 8, 2005

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