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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Judge postpones Latin Kings trial (Greensboro, NC): A federal judge on Monday agreed to postpone the start of the trial for six Latin Kings members charged with racketeering until at least the beginning of March, citing the complexity and enormity of discovery material.
Source: News & Record    Date: January 10, 2012

Task force makes several gang-related arrests (Pitt County, NC): The Pitt County Gang Task Force makes seven arrests. Thursday's operation focused on people who had outstanding felony warrants or connections to areas known for gang activity.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: January 6, 2012

City sees decades-low number of homicides (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte recorded fewer homicides in 2011 than any year in more than two decades as violent crime continued to decline in the city and across the nation.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: January 1, 2012

Jose Gonsalo Flores tried to kill Jose Lopez in Gibsonville, turns himself in (Gibsonville, NC): A gang member has been charged after stabbing and attempting to kill his brother on Christmas day, after turning himself in at 11am on Thursday.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: December 29, 2011

Chief of Albemarle PD wants to fight back against gang activity (Albemarle, NC): The chief of the Albemarle Police Department said gang activity is growing. He believes the murder of a teenager in November is gang-related. Now, he wants to transform his department to fight back.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: December 23, 2011

Graffiti is sign of gang activity in Mooresville (Mooresville, NC): Mooresville barbershop owner Anthony Gallo is always looking for ways to attract clients, but the signage on his business isn't exactly what he was thinking. One morning in November, Gallo found gang-related graffiti on three sides of his building.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 21, 2011

Police investigate Gastonia graffiti damage (Gastonia, NC): Gastiona police said seven businesses were tagged with graffiti damage over the weekend.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: December 20, 2011

Gang violence investigated at William R. Davie Middle (Roanoke Rapids, NC): A fight between two William R. Davie Middle students resulted in one being taken to the hospital while charges are pending against the other.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: December 17, 2011

Greenville Gang Task Force summary (Greenville, NC): In response to the recent violent crime and gang related activity, the Greenville Police Department in cooperation with other county law enforcement agencies, implemented a Gang Task Force.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: December 12, 2011

Greenville Gang Task Force makes arrests (Greenville, NC) : The new Greenville gang task force, formed in response to recent murder, other violent crimes, and gang activity, says it has arrested two people.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: December 12, 2011

Greenville forms gangs task force in response to recent violence involving ECU students (Greenville, NC): Greenville's police chief has formed a youth crimes and gangs task force as one response to recent violence involving East Carolina University students at apartment complexes.
Source: The Republic    Date: December 11, 2011

Greenville forms gangs task force in response to recent violence involving ECU students (Greenville, NC): Greenville's police chief has formed a youth crimes and gangs task force as one response to recent violence involving East Carolina University students at apartment complexes.
Source: The Republic    Date: December 11, 2011

Gang arrested for multiple break-ins in randolph county (Trinity, NC): Deputies said they not only stopped a burglary ring, they got four gang members off the street. Detectives with the the Randolph County Sheriff's Office said they have been investigating a string of break-ins in the northern part of the county.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: December 8, 2011

Gang reduction strategist wants churches to hear from youths (Durham, NC): Durham’s gang reduction strategy manager wants churches to help organize a panel discussion for troubled youths to talk about why they stopping going to church and what would bring them back.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: December 8, 2011

13 reputed gang members indicted (Greensboro, NC): A federal grand jury has indicted 13 alleged members of the Latin Kings gang on racketeering charges. The indictment was unsealed Tuesday after 12 of the 13 defendants were arrested or placed under federal detainers while in custody elsewhere.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: December 7, 2011

Greensboro Police say parents need to watch for signs of gang activity (Greensboro, NC): Police says gangs are operating in the Triad, parents need to recognize the signs. Officer Demorrise Anderson is with the Greensboro Police Department's gang unit. He says they even get calls from elementary schools that suspect students are involved in gang activity.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: December 7, 2011

Law enforcement agencies work together to get a handle on gang violence (Greenville, NC): Gunshots and the possibility of gang violence terrorizing one city in the east is the reason the city's chief organized a meeting with all agencies in the county to help fight the violence.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: December 7, 2011

Investigators: Know the signs of gang activity (Greensboro, NC): Police say the state's gang population is steadily growing. Investigators say it will take a community effort to push them out of the state one by one.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: December 7, 2011

Police chief forming task force (Greenville, NC): Greenville’s police chief is forming a violent crime and gang task force and is planning to meet with apartment complex mangers and black community leaders to discuss how to stop a recent spate of violence among young black men.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: December 5, 2011

Gang dispute leads to Asbury bar fight (Asbury Park, NC): A dispute between members of rival gangs at a Main Street bar resulted in the arrest of one man on a weapons charge and another man, who is a federal corrections officer, on a charge of resisting arrest, police said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: December 5, 2011

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