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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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Granville men slain, wounded (Oxford, NC): An Oxford man was killed and another wounded early Thursday in what appears to be a drug- and gang-related shooting that marks Oxford's first murder in two years. It was Granville County's second this year.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: July 14, 2005

Survey: Police aware of more gangs in N.C. (Charlotte, NC): Police across North Carolina are aware of more gangs and members than five years ago and are doing more to combat them, according to a new study by the Governor's Crime Commission.
Source: WTVD 11 News    Date: July 12, 2005

Gang graffiti litters Charlotte neighborhood, police say (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte-Mecklenburg police responded to northeast Charlotte home Sunday after the homeowner returned to find what he believed to be gang graffiti spray painted on the front of his home.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: July 11, 2005

Anti-gang funding debated in Raleigh (Raleigh, NC): N.C. legislators from urban areas are pushing to get $3 million in the state budget to help keep children from joining gangs.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 3, 2005

Youth turn to gangs when needs are not being met otherwise, Durham officer advises (Person County, NC): The coordinator for the Durham Police Department’s Safe Neighborhoods program told a Person County Forum on Gangs and Gang Violence here Tuesday that many of the signs that point to potential youth involvement in gangs are not too much unlike those associated with the average teenager.
Source: The Roxboro Courier Times    Date: June 18, 2005

Person gang activity addressed at forum (Roxboro, NC): Person County District Attorney Joel Brewer held a forum on gangs this week in an effort to educate the community and get ideas on how to curb the activity.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: June 17, 2005

Police link rape suspect to violent gang (Cabarrus County, NC): Police say a rape suspect might be in the Cabarrus County area.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: June 7, 2005

Young teens cut down on violent crime (Durham, NC): Violent crime involving teens 15 and under appears to be decreasing in Durham. But disturbing news tempers the encouraging: Youths here are roughly 10 times more likely to be involved in a gang than their peers across the state, state figures show.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: June 2, 2005

Gang of One organizes to prevent gang violence (Charlotte, NC): Religious leaders are putting aside their differences in an effort to fight the growing problem of gang violence in Charlotte.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: June 1, 2005

Teen paid no heed to pal's warning (Charlotte, NC): Before Corey Antwan Stowe went for the last drive of his life, one of his friends warned him not to go.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 31, 2005

Some worried city in for a 'bloody summer' (Durham, NC): With several recent shootings and other acts of gang-related violence fresh in their minds, some Durham court officials are worried about what Public Defender Bob Brown calls "a long, hot and bloody summer."
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: May 28, 2005

Wounded teen likely not target (Reidsville, NC): Since the shootings began in January, Reidsville police feared it would happen. They knew that eventually a bystander would get hurt while the gang-like groups were trying to shoot each other on the city's streets.
Source: News & Record    Date: May 25, 2005

Going after gangs (Knightdale, NC): Deep into the evening of a long workday pouring concrete, Lerrell Marshmon was getting ready for bed when he heard loud talk and raucous laughter and smelled marijuana smoke rising up from his front yard.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 22, 2005

Youth curfew gets tougher (Knightdale, NC): Town officials took a tough stand against youth gangs and teen delinquency Wednesday night, moving up the curfew hour from midnight to 9 p.m. and raising the age limit to include anyone younger than 18.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 19, 2005

Undercover cop arrests two in gang, seizes cocaine (Durham, NC): An undercover Durham County sheriff's detective worked his way into a Greensboro street gang suspected of selling drugs in Durham.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: May 17, 2005

Police file charges in gang shootout (Durham, NC): A Durham teen who suffered a gunshot wound during a gang-related shootout on Cheek Road Sunday was released from the hospital and charged in the crime Monday, police reported.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: May 16, 2005

Police say shootings could be connected to gang (Charlotte, NC): Police are connecting two recent shootings to a new gang in town. They think the Malditos Gang is behind a shooting that started at Wadell High School and ended on Interstate 77.
Source: WCNC 6 News    Date: May 7, 2005

Police apprehend, arrest fugitive with alleged gang ties (New Bern, Nc): New Bern police on Friday arrested a fugitive and known gang member with outstanding warrants in Craven and Pamlico counties at 903 West St. in New Bern.
Source: New Bern Sun Journal    Date: May 1, 2005

Gang bill worries group (Raleigh, NC): For one member of a newly formed task force whose goal is to help African-American youths stay out of prison, the street gang bill under review by the General Assembly is troubling.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 26, 2005

Brunswick Co. murders could be gang-related (Brunswick County, NC): A tattoo is proving to be a critical piece of evidence in what appear to be two gang murders. Authorities now know who turned up dead in the Waccamaw River. Authorities found the body of Tony Sanchez of Myrtle Beach.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: April 26, 2005

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