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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Hickory weighs graffiti solution (Hickory, NC): Graffiti is marring vacant buildings and some of the run-down areas that the city is trying to redevelop, police told the Hickory City Council on Tuesday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: January 10, 2010

Stopping Gangs Early: Forsyth gets $450,000 to strengthen center's intervention, prevention efforts (Winston-Salem, NC): The Forsyth County Youth Detention Center is getting $450,000 in federal money to strengthen its anti-gang programs, U.S. Rep. Mel Watt said yesterday.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: January 6, 2010

Two accused of beating man who wanted out of gang (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a man and a woman Sunday, after a 20-year-old man reported that they beat and stripped him naked because he wanted out of the "Bloods" street gang, court records show.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: December 22, 2009

Graffiti in Reidsville gang related? (Reidsville, NC) : A home abandoned after foreclosure is now a source of fear in one Reidsville community. Neighbors say the home on the corner of Piedmont Street and Washington Avenue has set empty for at least a year.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: December 12, 2009

Latin King pleads guilty to federal firearm charge (Greensboro, NC): A member of the Latin Kings street gang pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to a federal firearm charge.
Source: News & Record    Date: December 8, 2009

Group helps rid center of vandalism (Statesville, NC): The buildings at the Scotts Recreation Center bear witness to an increasing gang graffiti problem. A variety of gang symbols and profanity-laced graffiti were painted on the center's two brick buildings.
Source: Statesville Record & Landmark    Date: November 29, 2009

CMS tackles gangs (Charlotte, NC): One way Charlotte - Mecklenburg school district (CMS) is snuffing out gangs is to give students more alternatives.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: October 27, 2009

What you should know about gangs in Gaston (Gaston, NC): Gang members say their loyalty binds them to the Bloods or Crips for life. To Nancy Capistran, it can look a lot like fear.
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: October 24, 2009

Anti-gang work getting off ground (Durham, NC): Kedrick Lowery is working on a first for Durham in the city's ongoing fight against gangs. Lowery runs Project BUILD (Building Uplifting and Impacting Lives Daily). The new program links 14- to 21-year-old gang and potential gang members with outreach workers who provide mentorship and other opportunities to change their lives.
Source: The Durham News    Date: October 17, 2009

Gang members wanted in grocery store robbery (Alamance County, NC): Deputies are looking for three men accused of robbing a grocery store and a man on Friday.
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: October 12, 2009

Gang threat in schools overstated, group says (Greensboro, NC): The issue of gangs in schools may be less of a threat than some people believe, according to one group’s findings. The School Safety Committee, formed and led by Guilford County Board of Education member Deena Hayes, has spent the past two years collecting information about gangs and safety issues in schools.
Source: News & Record    Date: October 7, 2009

Asheville's anti-gang grant aims at prevention over prison (Asheville, NC): Like any parent, Lee Walker Heights resident Johnny Polk worries about his three boys. But he worries the most about the oldest, who at 15, he says, could make the kind of mistakes that get him into serious trouble.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: September 4, 2009

Governor says law enforcement needs help from the community on gangs (Salisbury, NC): Gov. Bev Perdue on Friday told mayors of the largest North Carolina cities that eliminating gang activity from a community requires a combination of law enforcement and early prevention
Source: Salisbury Post    Date: August 29, 2009

Cooper touts prevention against gang activity (Asheville, NC): Law officers must fight gang-related crimes not only on the streets but also on the playgrounds, cutting off a stream of at-risk youth joining gangs, Attorney General Roy Cooper said.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: August 25, 2009

Hundreds of officers help combat N.C. gang violence (Durham, NC): Hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the Carolinas are coming together to target gangs as part of the "2009 Gangs Across the Carolinas" three-day conference.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: August 18, 2009

Is the Hickory area turning into another gangland? (Hickory, NC): Solution? Work together, authorities say - The Bloods, the Crips and Surenos 13 are just three of multiple gangs the Hickory Police Department's Street Crimes Interdiction Unit has encountered in Hickory.
Source: Hickory Daily Record    Date: August 16, 2009

Madison police identify teen shot in gang related shooting (Madison, NC): Police are still investigating a shooting at a convenient store they say is gang related. The shooting happened Thursday afternoon on Highwy 704 at the "Lil M Store".
Source: WFMY News 2    Date: August 14, 2009

Three men arrested in Hinton Street drive-by shooting (Clayton, NC): A Clayton man is among three people who are facing charges stemming from another incident involving shots fired on Hinton Street last week.
Source: The Clayton News-Star    Date: August 12, 2009

No Gangs: Boxing club will provide youths an alternative (Hickory, NC): When Eddie Mitchell, Hickory Dickory Dock's general manager, saw that Hickory's young people were being drawn into gang activity, he decided to get involved by introducing them to a sport he has always loved -- boxing.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: August 10, 2009

Uproar over arrest of gang leader Jorge Cornell (Greensboro, NC): Supporters of a local gang leader are questioning the arrest of Jorge Cornell on alleged charges of obstructing a law enforcement officer.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: August 4, 2009

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