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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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School rules target gangs (Wake County, NC): What Wake County students wear or what hand gestures they make could get them suspended as part of a crackdown on gangs in school.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 9, 2005

Gang members learn deadly skills in military (Fort Bragg, NC): Some of America's most notorious street gangs are turning up in the military. But they aren't just serving their country. Instead, many are taking the opportunity to learn a very deadly trade.
Source: NBC 17 News    Date: February 24, 2005

Police link shooting suspects to gangs (Raleigh, NC): The four people arrested in a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon that injured a 4-year-old girl all had gang connections, police said Tuesday.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: February 23, 2005

Teen charged with Jan. murder of 17-year-old (Durham, NC): Durham police on Wednesday charged a 16-year-old boy with murdering a 17-year-old last month.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 23, 2005

Authorities see rise in Hispanic gang activity in Wake County (Wake County, NC): Raleigh and Wake County authorities are seeing an increase in gang violence and in the number of Hispanic gangs.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: February 22, 2005

Car fire may be gang-related (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating an overnight fire they say may be gang related.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: February 13, 2005

Probe links gang to slayings (Raleigh, NC): At least two suspects in a drug-related double homicide last month have ties to Mara Salvatrucha, a street gang with roots in El Salvador that is increasingly regarded as a violent presence in many U.S. cities, police said.
Source: The News & Observer     Date: February 13, 2005

Proposed bill set to get tough on gangs (Durham, NC): Assistant District Attorney John Phillips isn't known for mincing words, particularly when it comes to his specialized area of expertise: the fight against gang violence.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 6, 2005

Shooting victim ends up in jail (Durham, NC): For the second time in less than a year, the victim in a gang-related shooting had to be arrested and jailed this week to ensure he would testify against his alleged assailant.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 2, 2005

N.C. will isolate gang inmates (North Carolina): With the number of gang members behind bars on the rise, North Carolina prison officials want to cut off the gang violence other states have seen by corralling those inmates in a special close-custody unit.
Source: The News & Observer     Date: January 22, 2005

Lawmakers want tougher gang laws (North Carolina): State lawmakers want to make life tougher for gang members. They also hope to help cities and towns keep kids away from street gangs.
Source: News 14 Carolina    Date: January 20, 2005

Gang measures come with price (North Carolina): State lawmakers on a special gang prevention committee recommended Wednesday a package of stiff penalties and prevention grants to tackle the growing problem. But the proposals carry a heavy price tag.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: January 20, 2005

Tennis shoes tied to gang activity (Durham, NC): Duke Power and the police department will meet today to talk about removing gang symbols from Durham's streets - tennis shoes looped over power lines.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: January 20, 2005

N.C. gang prevention committee approves recommendations (North Carolina): Gang members could face longer sentences under legislation recommended Wednesday to the General Assembly by a panel that also wants $20 million for gang prevention.
Source: The Wilmington Star    Date: January 19, 2005

Teen is Durham's first slaying victim of '05 (Durham, NC): An argument between two groups of teenagers led to the shooting death of a Durham teen in the parking lot of a North Roxboro Road business near East Club Boulevard Tuesday night.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: January 12, 2005

Teen dies hours after being shot (Charlotte, NC): A 17-year-old was shot early Sunday and died from his injuries in what may be a gang-related shooting, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. Three others were injured.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: January 10, 2005

Gang unit a success in Charlotte (Charlotte, NC): Charlotte's new gang intelligence unit has helped decrease gang activity in the city. The Gang of One unit has been in operation for nearly a year.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: January 7, 2005

Durham teenager charged in shooting (Durham, NC): Durham police have accused a teenager of shooting a man in the chest while the victim was riding in a car on Junction Road Wednesday night.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: January 7, 2005

Man wanted in Durham nightclub shooting surrenders (Durham, NC): A Durham man charged with shooting an 18-year-old woman at a Durham night club turned himself in Friday morning, police said.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: January 7, 2005

Lawmakers move to combat gangs (North Carolina): State lawmakers are looking at tougher penalties and more money for prevention programs to try to curb the growing problem of gang violence. A special House committee is working on draft legislation that could add five to 10 years to a gang member's sentence if guns are used in the commission of a serious felony.
Source: The News & Observer     Date: January 6, 2005

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