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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Border agents increasingly see violent gang activity (Harlingen, TX): When Border Patrol agents stopped a Honduran man near Falfurrias in February, he turned out to be a reputed leader of one of the most violent gangs in the United States.
Source: Harlingen Valley Morning Star    Date: July 15, 2005

Teen hurt, another jailed in shooting (El Paso, TX): An 18-year-old man allegedly shot a 14-year-old boy who was in a group bashing windows early Tuesday morning at an East Side home, El Paso police said.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: July 13, 2005

Reputed Honduran MS-13 leader to be deported (Houston, TX): A Honduran accused of masterminding the Christmastime massacre of 28 men, women and children will be deported from Houston to his homeland for prosecution after being caught trying to sneak across the U.S. border.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 9, 2005

DeLay urges national gang initiative (Richmond, TX): U.S House Majority Leader Tom DeLay called Thursday for a national strategy, similar to the country's anti-terrorism effort, to battle criminal gangs that operate across thousands of jurisdictions in the United States.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 8, 2005

Gang members brawl at amusement park (Houston, TX): A huge brawl involving rival gang members at a Texas amusement park was videotaped by surveillance cameras.
Source: NBC 5 News    Date: July 6, 2005

Crime-district board OKs anti-gang funds (Fort Worth, TX): Nonprofit anti-gang programs will receive as much as $100,000 in funding from the Crime Control and Prevention District, minus one element of the original proposal, the district's board decided Tuesday night.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 6, 2005

Authorities arrest member of MS-13 gang (Corpus Christi, TX): Texas A member of a violent gang with roots in El Salvador has been arrested as part of a nationwide crackdown.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: June 29, 2005

Police believe 3 slayings may be connected (San Antonio, TX): Three separate homicides scattered across the East and Northeast sides earlier this week may be linked and gang-related, police said Wednesday.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 23, 2005

Third person jailed in May 15 slaying (Arlington, TX): Police arrested a third person in connection with the May 15 shooting death of an Arlington teen-ager that police say is gang related.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 22, 2005

MS-13 gang suspect arrested in Harris County (Harris County, TX): U.S. immigration authorities arrested two members of a Central America-based gang in Texas this week as part of a nationwide crackdown.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 17, 2005

Gang injunction helps curb Segundo crime (El Paso, TX): The bustling streets of the Segundo Barrio are safer since a civil court injunction began two years ago against one of El Paso's largest gangs, authorities reviewing the measure said recently.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: June 16, 2005

Authorities arrest two Salvadoran gang members near San Antonio (San Antonio, TX): The arrest of two Salvadoran gang suspects in South Texas has raised fears that violent gangs have moved into the area.
Source: KRGV 5 News    Date: June 7, 2005

Programs fight rise in young gang members (Fort Worth, TX): Alejandro Victorio had just turned 14, and his name hadn't yet shown up on the Police Department's list of gang members.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: June 5, 2005

Man arrested in death of kidnapped S. A. teen (San Antonio, TX): The 16-year-old San Antonio boy was kidnapped, beaten, tortured, stabbed and dumped across the state line.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 1, 2005

Young man shot in possible gang-related incident (San Antonio, TX): A 16-year-old male was shot in the back late Friday night on the 100 block of Colby Street in what may be a gang-related incident.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: May 21, 2005

Gang involvement is investigated (Arlington, TX): Hours before a family dinner to celebrate his 17th birthday, Walter Rodriguez left his parents' east Arlington apartment to hang out with his friends.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 21, 2005

Vicious gang's growth feared (Dallas, TX): The arrests of several suspected members of a vicious Central American gang have heightened fears among Dallas-area law enforcement officials about the growing influence and might of MS-13 in North Texas.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: May 20, 2005

Dangerous gang moves into North Texas (Dallas-Fort Worth, TX): It is considered the most dangerous gang in America, and it has moved into Dallas-Fort Worth. Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, is a group made up mostly of Salvadorans who entered the U.S. illegally through Mexico.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: May 20, 2005

FBI, area police step up work against gangs (Houston, TX): Beyond metal detectors and uniformed guards, in a conference room unmarked by decoration of any kind, a disembodied voice comes through a speaker phone:
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 19, 2005

Arlington teen fatally shot (Arlington, TX): An Arlington teen-ager found slain inside a pickup was chased down and killed after being involved in a gang-related drive-by shooting, police said Monday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 17, 2005

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