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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Rival gang members, school officials call for truce (Dallas, TX): Former and current rival gang members stood together outside a South Dallas community center on Wednesday as part of a commitment to end gang violence in Dallas.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 27, 2005

Gangs under scrutiny in Spring Branch (Houston, TX): Spring Branch civic association members, police and government officials agreed last week to join forces to discourage the spread of gang membership and graffiti.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 27, 2005

Warrant roundup aims to curb gang violence (Dallas, TX): A multi-agency task force began a warrant roundup on Tuesday designed to halt the increase in gang violence in the Dallas area.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: October 25, 2005

15 gang members slapped with permanent injunction (San Antonio, TX): Citing ongoing criminal activity in an East Side neighborhood, a judge on Monday made permanent an injunction barring 15 gang members from congregating in the area for at least the next two years.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: October 25, 2005

Party crews on rise (El Paso, TX): Party crews, which have been described as a type of gang or a high-school fraternity, have seen a recent resurgence and have spread into middle schools, a local gang expert says.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: October 17, 2005

Evacuee sought in slaying (Dallas, TX): The search is on for a New Orleans man after witnesses, some of whom police say are Dallas gang members, reported that a man who fits his description gunned down another man in a northwest Dallas parking lot.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 13, 2005

Serious gang offenses decline (Fort Worth, TX): Gang members opened fire at a party two weekends ago, leaving a teen-age girl wounded by bullet fragments.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 27, 2005

Teen victim of shooting in East Austin dies (Austin, TX): Wearing a white T-shirt bearing a picture of her youngest child, Woody, on cowboy day in kindergarten, Janie Moreno Briseo mourned the 16-year-old Saturday, recalling that he was always smiling and never hurt anyone.
Source: Austin American-Statesman     Date: September 25, 2005

EP police say weekend violence proof that gang activity is on rise (El Paso, TX): El Paso police have arrested 19-year old Gino Perry and have charged him with criminal attempted murder in an Eastside stabbing over the weekend.
Source: KFOX TV    Date: September 12, 2005

17 people injured during jail riot (Mineral Wells, TX): About 200 inmates - some armed with broom handles, sticks and boards - rioted at a privately run prison in Mineral Wells late Saturday and early Sunday, leaving 17 people injured, law enforcement officials said.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: August 29, 2005

Border's eyes focusing on bloody gang (Roma, TX): It was a crude and savage killing, as five "clients" of an immigrant smuggler allegedly beat the Mexican youth to death in the brushy thickets outside of town.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 26, 2005

East Side anti-gang boundaries enlarged (East Side, TX): Citing an increase in gang violence and drug dealing uncovered during a seven-month police investigation, the district attorney's office Monday obtained yet another court order prohibiting 15 members of a criminal gang from associating with each other in a cluster of East Side neighborhoods.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 23, 2005

Police think gang members destroyed car (Houston, TX): Police think gang members are responsible for destroying a car in northwest Harris County Sunday night.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: August 22, 2005

18-year-old shot in head over gang territory at trailer park (San Antonio, TX): A clash of colors has left an 18-year-old man critically injured with a gunshot wound to the head and a 19-year-old man in jail accused of attempted murder.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 19, 2005

Drug corridor may also be security threat (Laredo, TX): The growing gang violence along the Texas-Mexico border highlights a security threat posed by the drug-trafficking cartels, a top Texas police official said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 6, 2005

582 arrested in gang roundup, three in the area (El Paso, TX): Three alleged Barrio Azteca gang members from the El Paso area face deportation to Mexico as part of a national crackdown on street gangs by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, officials said Monday.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: August 2, 2005

ICE agents arrest 14 alleged gang members (San Antonio, TX): More than a dozen alleged members of violent gangs have been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in San Antonio in the past two weeks as part of a national crackdown called Operation Community Shield.
Source: Denton Record-Chronicle    Date: August 1, 2005

Gang roundup includes Houston, South Texas (Texas): Federal agents working with police departments across the country rounded up 582 immigrant street gang members in the last two weeks of July, including eight from Houston and South Texas.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 1, 2005

Victims of shootings not talking (Corpus Christi, TX): Police said they are making little progress in the investigation of a Tuesday night gang shooting because the shooting victims aren't saying much.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: July 28, 2005

Program targets gangs (Fort Worth, TX): Youths at risk of joining street gangs don't often set foot on college campuses. But Texas Wesleyan University will soon welcome them in a program designed to turn young people away from the dangerous lifestyle.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 28, 2005

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