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'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

Gang violence caught on tape (Fort Worth, TX): A remarkable surveillance video obtained by News 8 illustrates the ferocity of gang violence in North Texas.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: July 22, 2005

Feds: Two more MS-13 gang members arrested in Houston (Houston, TX): Two more MS-13 gang members are in custody, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Houston.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: July 15, 2005

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

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