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 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

Arrests made in beating (Glendale, CA): Three Glendale gang members were arrested early Friday on suspicion of murder, accused of beating to death a 17-year-old who was riding his bicycle to his sister's home, police said.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 22, 2004

Man in car dies in Seaside shooting (Seaside, CA): Seaside police are looking for a man suspected of fatally shooting a 29-year-old man as he sat in his car on Thursday afternoon near the Salvation Army.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: October 22, 2004

Turlock's anti-gang plan adds parents (Turlock, CA): The first step forward in this city's fight against gangs was the decision to organize a parent awareness night. Members of the gang task force Monday night decided it was essential to educate parents about gang wardrobe and behaviors.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: October 21, 2004

Lockyer vows help to fight L.A. gangs (Glendale, CA): California Attorney General Bill Lockyer on Wednesday told a group of about 100 community leaders and residents that his office is working closely with local police agencies to fight gang activity in Los Angeles.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 21, 2004

Supervisors back anti-gang program (Oceanside, CA): Hoping to curb a growing gang problem in Oceanside, the Board of Supervisors yesterday approved spending $50,000 on a new faith-based program.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 20, 2004

New computer center aims to curb gang violence (Riverside, CA): A group of motivated Riverside residents celebrated the opening of a computer center targeting at-risk youth Monday, but it was only the start of their larger plan to reduce gang-related violence.
Source: The Press-Enterprise     Date: October 19, 2004

Prison gang's pockets deep (Crescent City, CA): Department of Corrections officials have frozen the inmate trust accounts of 14 Mexican Mafia members and are investigating whether the prison gang is laundering drug money through the tightest lockup in the state.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 17, 2004

North Amphlett urged to fight gangs (San Mateo, CA): Police are asking neighbors to finally take a stand against crime on one of the city's most gang-plagued blocks.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: October 16, 2004

Gang violence on the wane in Richmond (Richmond, CA): One year after gang members shot and killed Chan Boonkeut, the 15-year-old daughter of Laotian refugees, her family and friends could find solace in one thing as they marked the anniversary of her death in Richmond on Wednesday.
Source: The Argus    Date: October 16, 2004

Victor Valley's new anti-gang task force swings into action with 70-man sweep (Victorvile, CA): After years of not having a gang unit in the Victor Valley, the Sheriff's Department has formed a group of deputies with one major purpose: to drive gang activity out of the desert.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: October 16, 2004

Hahn unveils anti-gang plan for at-risk kids (Boyle Heights, CA): Mayor James Hahn on Thursday announced the launch of a federally funded program designed to prevent and suppress gang violence by using early-intervention techniques.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: October 15, 2004

Boy, 17, was slain on way to school (San Diego, CA): A gang member was convicted yesterday of murdering a 17-year-old special-education student witnesses say was "hunted down" in a Chollas View apartment complex and killed with a sawed-off shotgun.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 14, 2004

City passes gang ordinance (Santa Clarita, CA): Gang members bent on intimidating others by loitering in public places have been put on notice by the city that they are breaking the law. An ordinance adopted Tuesday empowers the Sheriff’s Department to arrest gang members who loiter in public areas with the intent to mark their domain or to conceal illegal acts.
Source: The Signal    Date: October 14, 2004

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