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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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Lubbock police working to stop possible gang violence (Lubbock, TX): Are they random shootings, or are they possibly gang related? That's the question NewsChannel 11 asked Lubbock Police after two shootings in as many days in a south-central Lubbock neighborhood.
Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11    Date: July 5, 2006

Aryan gang thrives in prisons, but its motto extends to streets via ex-convicts (Texas): In light of the recent arrest of 10 Aryan Brotherhood members and associates in connection with a burglary and murder, police throughout South and Southeast Texas say they are keeping close tabs on members of the gang.
Source: Beaumont Enterprise    Date: June 18, 2006

Police: Shooting was gang-related (Fort Worth, TX): Police believe the shooting that wounded three people in north Fort Worth late Wednesday night was gang related, a spokesman said Thursday morning.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 15, 2006

Criminals target of latest immigrant sweep (Houston, TX): In a sweeping roundup of illegal immigrant gang members and sexual predators living in the United States, federal officials vowed that Operation Return to Sender is just the beginning.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 15, 2006

Residents near park wary of gangs (Haltom City, TX): With its swingsets, softball diamond and open green space, Little Fossil Park is enticing. But after two bursts of gunfire in the park this spring, some residents are staying away.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 11, 2006

Another Houston teen's death possibly gang-related (Houston, TX): A 16-year-old boy was killed in a "possibly gang-related" shooting Thursday afternoon after he and two friends argued with four other teens near the boy's southeast Houston home.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 9, 2006

Arrest made in Houston teen's gang death (Houston, TX): Houston police arrested a 15-year-old girl tonight in the stabbing death Tuesday of a boy who police said was the victim of a rival gang.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 7, 2006

One killed in Texas prison gang fight (Austin, TX): A fight between two rival gangs left one inmate dead and at least three others injured with stab wounds at a northeast Texas prison, officials said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 6, 2006

Southeast Texas receives anti-gang grant money from The Department of Justice (Port Arthur, TX): Authorities say gang members are now numbered in the hundreds in Port Arthur alone. And southeast Texas is now considered to have a serious gang problem.
Source: KBTV Channel 4 News    Date: June 6, 2006

Teen gangs find voice on Web (Dallas, TX): Teen gang members and wannabes are finding a platform in cyberspace to brag, bully and blog about their exploits.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: June 1, 2006

Fort Worth police expanding gang programs (Fort Worth, TX): The Fort Worth Police Department wants to expand a gang intervention program. The city has identified 260 separate gangs since 1983.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 30, 2006

Former TCU athletes arrested after brawl with gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Fort Worth police say they broke up a huge brawl late Thursday night between former Texas Christian University football players and gang members.
Source: NBC5 News    Date: May 26, 2006

13-year-old bystander killed by gang gunfire (Fort Worth, TX): One person is in custody in connection with the shooting death of a 13-year old boy who was killed Wednesday night.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 25, 2006

Anti-gang efforts to get funds (Dallas, TX): The Metroplex will receive more than $2.5 million in anti-gang grant money, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Thursday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 19, 2006

'Fish Bowl' sweep nets 26 (Fort Worth, TX): Police say there was no easy way into "the Fish Bowl." The street gang that operated in the neighborhood around Belzise Terrace in east Fort Worth put lookouts at the entrances and exits.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 19, 2006

Modified law aimed at tighter gang control (Texas): The Legislature hopes a law it recently modified will help police and citizens better control gang activity.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 13, 2006

Teen killed in shooting at convenience store (Fort Worth, TX): A 16-year-old boy was fatally injured Sunday night when he was caught in the cross-fire of a suspected gang shooting outside a southeast Fort Worth convenience store.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 9, 2006

Police arrest 16-year-old in Burges student's slaying (El Paso, TX): A 16-year-old boy was arrested late Sunday on a murder charge in the death of a Burges High School student killed in a street-gang fight during the weekend, El Paso police said Monday.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: May 9, 2006

Fort Worth gang unit boosts patrols after shooting (Fort Worth, TX): The Fort Worth gang unit has been extremely busy. Over the last three months gang related crimes have increased. Last night there were three drive-by-shootings and police believe they were all gang related.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 8, 2006

Suburban community gears up to fight gang crime (Stafford, TX): The city of Stafford stands between southwest Houston and the rest of Fort Bend County and certain leaders there say they're seeing signs of trouble they don't want.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: April 18, 2006

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