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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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

Gang members among drug suspects (Catabwa, NC): Men wearing black helmets and tactical vests stood with their automatic weapons at the ready as they guarded the perimeter of the wood and brick split level home they'd just raided.
Source: Hickory Daily Record    Date: July 31, 2009

Police prepare to install gang initiative (Greensboro, NC): Local law enforcement and social service providers are preparing to learn more about a program intended to thwart a growing gang problem. The training will take place Aug. 3 and 4 in Greensboro.
Source: Statesville Record & Landmark    Date: July 28, 2009

As gangs use Web, police take note (Durham, NC): Gang members are embracing social networking Web sites like Facebook and MySpace to brag, threaten and recruit, but law enforcement is using their words and images to build cases against them when they break the law, according to detectives familiar with the gang world.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: July 26, 2009

NC gang member files for Greensboro City Council (Greensboro, NC): A man who says he's a member of a gang called North Carolina Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation has filed to run for an at-large seat on Greensboro's City Council.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 17, 2009

Federal anti-gang office will be permanent (Charlotte, NC): A permanent federal anti-gang office will open in Charlotte by the end of the summer, U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick announced Wednesday.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 16, 2009

Police drug raid nabs 38 (Elizabeth City, NC): Elizabeth City police charged 38 suspects Friday with a host of drug, weapons and gang-related charges, among them a man accused in a recent rape and two men implicated in recent shootings.
Source: The Daily Advance    Date: June 19, 2009

Authorities say targeting gangs has been successful (Asheville, NC): A coordinated and focused attack on gang activity has resulted in a sharp drop in gun incidents in the Asheville area, authorities said today.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: June 11, 2009

Grants will be used to fight gangs (Mooresville, NC): Two local police departments and a child advocacy center are the recipients nearly a half-million dollars in grant funds.
Source: Mooresville Tribune    Date: June 3, 2009

Students excel in gang-prevention program (Mooresville, NC): Nathalie Mendoza couldn't quite find the words to describe what she's learned in a gang prevention program at school.
Source: Mooresville Tribune    Date: May 19, 2009

Fugitive gang member caught (Henderson County, NC): A Henderson County man was jailed under a $600,000 bond after an anti-gang task force picked him up in the Mills Gap Road area on Thursday.
Source: Times-News    Date: May 15, 2009

Graffiti on rise in large and small cities (Asheville, NC): Graffiti incidents are on the rise in large and small American cities, except New York, cleanup groups reported Tuesday.
Source: United Press International    Date: May 12, 2009

Gaston's gangs: Area authorities join forces to stop gang activity (Gaston, NC): They start by etching crowns, pitchforks and stars into looseleaf notebooks at school. Then, they learn to twist their fingers into shapes resembling letters and initials.
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: May 3, 2009

Local anti-gang efforts get cash infusion (Durham, NC): Fran Alexander doesn't try to change gang members, just change how they look at life. For two years her EDGE Training & Placement school on Mangum Street has helped gang members and others earn their GEDs and get job training.
Source: The Durham News    Date: April 29, 2009

Gangs exist in area, are recruiting teens (Selma, NC): Gangs do exist in Selma and Johnston County and they are seeking middle school students as members about 20 people heard who gathered Tuesday night in Selma for the Selma Police Department’s gang awareness seminar.
Source: The Selma News    Date: April 16, 2009

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