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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HPD searching for suspected gang member (Houston, TX): Local, state and federal authorities have moved their manhunt to the Houston area for a 27-year-old former U.S. Marine and suspected gunman in a drug-related shooting in Waller County on Thursday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 22, 2009

Fresno killings gang related (Fresno, TX): Two brothers are found shot to death in Fresno. Fort Bend County Sheriff's investigators say one of the men was in a well-known street gang.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News    Date: August 10, 2009

Warring gangs have Houston's 'Gulfton Ghetto' in a stranglehold (Houston, TX): It’s an area of Houston like no other – a 3.2-square-mile neighborhood densely packed with apartment complexes and tens of thousands of people.
Source: Texas Cable News    Date: August 3, 2009

Gang link suspected in unprovoked 'punch-and-runs' on Sixth Street (Austin, TX): Brian Henry had been enjoying his summer vacation in his hometown, a break from his college studies a state away, and decided to go to Sixth Street with a group of friends.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: July 30, 2009

Homeowners, deputies vow to fight growing graffiti problem (Houston, TX): It may be considered art by some and freedom of expression by others, but for Katy-area homeowners and law officers graffiti is nothing more than costly vandalism and a problem they vow to fight.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 30, 2009

Shooting at TSU campus may be gang-related (Houston, TX): A drive-by shooting at a community rally on the Texas Southern University campus Wednesday night left at least six people wounded. Police believe the incident was gang-related.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: July 23, 2009

'Operation Blood Loss' nets drug, gang suspects in Brazoria County (Brazoria County, TX): Law enforcement officials hit the streets of the suburbs Thursday, rounding up drug and gang suspects in Brazoria County. In all, 16 people were arrested in the initiative, dubbed “Operation Blood Loss.”
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: July 16, 2009

Alleged gangsters accused of border racketeering (San Antonio, TX): A dozen alleged members of the Texas Mexican Mafia prison gang have been accused of murder and extortion in border communities.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: July 16, 2009

Gang-intervention site in Diamond Hill set to close (Fort Worth, TX): Residents in north Fort Worth told teens at the Diamond Hill Community Center on Thursday night that the Comin’ Up program administrators were doing a wonderful job.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 16, 2009

Perry praises police group, anti-gang law (Austin, TX): Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday that in too many cases transnational gangs have law officers outgunned but that police help is on the way with a recently passed state law.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: July 10, 2009

Arrests in raids on street gangs (Texas): Federal immigration agents arrested dozens of gang members in days of raids throughout Texas. Eighty street gang members were arrested in a five-day sweep through Houston, Beaumont and Corpus Christi.
Source: The New York Times    Date: June 30, 2009

Suspects in fatal Socorro bar shootings are Barrio Azteca gang members (El Paso, TX): The two brothers who were killed outside a Socorro bar were on the ground after being stabbed and beaten when they were shot execution-style earlier this week, a court document revealed.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: June 25, 2009

Feds crack down on Texas Mexican Mafia (San Antonio, TX): Federal authorities on Friday took another swing at one of Texas' largest prison gangs in hopes of disrupting their activities, which include heroin and cocaine-trafficking and murder.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: June 19, 2009

Azteca gang in disarray, officials say (El Paso, TX): Some high-ranking members of the Barrio Azteca gang have quit, an indication that notorious gang is in disarray after repeated crackdowns by law enforcement, El Paso County sheriff's gang intelligence officers said Tuesday.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: June 17, 2009

Authorities arrest 35 in gang operation (San Angelo, TX): San Angelo police and federal immigration agents have arrested 35 alleged gang members and their associates during a three-day sweep as part of a national initiative.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: June 11, 2009

Officials say major Austin-area drug ring cracked (Austin, TX): Authorities announced Wednesday that they have dismantled a large-scale drug trafficking ring with ties to Mexico and Honduras that operated in Austin and across Central Texas.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: June 4, 2009

El Paso county attorney seeking civil injunctions against alleged gang members (El Paso, TX): Two fundamental forces will collide in the court case of 24 people whom the county attorney has publicly labeled as members of the Bloods street gang.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 25, 2009

More Latin Kings plead out in Lubbock court (Lubbock, TX): More members of the Latin Kings street gang pleaded guilty Friday in Lubbock federal court. That's the same street gang accused of a drive by murder in Big Spring last year.
Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11    Date: May 24, 2009

Texas drug cell trains on own ranch (Houston, TX)): The FBI is advising law enforcement officers across the country that a Texas cell of Los Zetas — an increasingly powerful arm of the Mexican Gulf Cartel drug trafficking syndicate — has acquired a secluded ranch where it trains its members to "neutralize" competitors in the United States.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 19, 2009

Austin Police say large gang associated with threats (Austin, TX): Austin police say they arrested a member of a violent street gang after he made several threats against officers.
Source: KEYE 42 News    Date: May 15, 2009

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