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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Cleaning gang graffiti can be expensive for cities, towns (Knightdale, NC): Removing graffiti is costing taxpayers more money, and it is quickly becoming a bigger burden on everyone. In recent months, Knightdale has seen an increase in gang graffiti and spray painting.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: April 26, 2005

Wake school board adopts gang policy (Raleigh, NC): Gangs should soon find it harder to operate in Wake County schools, under a new policy adopted by the school board.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 20, 2005

Raleigh panel looks at needs (Raleigh, NC): There they were, having an innocent chat about bus service and the high price of gas when council member Mike Regan piped up.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 16, 2005

'After Chill' rumors concern police (Chapel Hill, NC): Concerns about possible gang violence rumored for after Sunday's Apple Chill street festival have prompted the police chief to increase the number of officers who will work during the unofficial "After Chill" party.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: April 15, 2005

Another teen held in girl's shooting (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a fifth teenager Wednesday in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting last month in West Raleigh.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 14, 2005

Person schools delay gang policy (Roxboro, NC): The Person County School Board delayed action on a gang policy Thursday night, sending it back to the superintendent for additional revisions and review.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: April 14, 2005

Two sought after officer wounded (Charlotte, NC): Police were searching late Monday for two men they said are members of an Asian gang in Charlotte in connection with the early morning shooting of a Mount Holly police officer.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: April 12, 2005

Triangle law enforcers gird to loosen MS-13 gang's foothold (Raleigh, NC): Behind the storefronts of Brentwood Square, empty beer bottles rest beside walls spray-painted with gang graffiti announcing the presence of Mara Salvatrucha, better known as MS-13.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: April 4, 2005

Group questions anti-gang plan (Wake County, NC): A plan to crack down on gang activity in Wake County schools is raising concerns from a new community group.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 26, 2005

N.C. House panel backs longer sentences for gang members (Raleigh, NC): Gang-related felonies and gang members could face longer sentences in a bill approved Thursday by a House judiciary committee.
Source: The Sun News    Date: March 24, 2005

Fourth arrest made in drive-by shooting (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a fourth teenager Monday in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting last week, according to a police news release.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 16, 2005

Greenville police say shooting by cyclist gang-related (Greenville, NC): Two teenagers are charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a 13-year-old boy who police believe was an innocent bystander in a gang dispute.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: March 16, 2005

Police won't call it gang violence (Reidsville, NC): They're not organized street gangs, at least that's what Reidsville police say. But they walk like gangs, talk like gangs and act like gangs.
Source: News & Record    Date: March 10, 2005

Three teens charged in Raleigh drive-by shooting (Raleigh, NC): The Raleigh Police Department's Gang Unit charged three teens in a drive-by shooting that left a 17-year-old girl wounded Tuesday night.
Source: NBC 17 News    Date: March 9, 2005

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

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