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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Schools, police team up to fight gangs (Austin, TX): Christopher Briseño lost his life doing something that was an ordinary part of his day: walking home from school.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: October 8, 2006

Isle grapples with youth violence (Galveston, TX): A sudden surge of gang violence among students from a middle school has cost one boy partial sight in an eye and left one girl with a cut lip, black eye and badly bruised head in recent weeks, police said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 7, 2006

Alleged NE El Paso gang fight lands 3 teens in hospital (El Paso, TX): A fight involving several people and the use of a baseball bat puts three teens in the hospital Tuesday night.
Source: KVIA ABC 7 News    Date: October 4, 2006

Gang injunction war goes to Federal Court (Wichita Falls, TX): The gang injuction fight has made its way to Federal Court. Wichita Falls Civil Rights lawyer, Rick Bunch filed papers in Federal Court saying it's unconstitutional.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: October 3, 2006

20 arrested in anti-gang crackdown at Arlington Heights (Fort Worth, TX): Police arrested 20 young people outside Arlington Heights High School on Wednesday, part of an escalation in the department's zero tolerance toward gangs in schools.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: September 28, 2006

Police avert fight at school (Fort Worth, TX): Police arrested 20 people outside Arlington Heights High School on Wednesday, part of an intensification of the department's response to gangs in schools.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 28, 2006

20 arrested in anti-gang crackdown at Arlington Heights (Fort Worth, TX): Police arrested 20 young people outside Arlington Heights High School on Wednesday, part of an escalation in the department's zero tolerance toward gangs in schools.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: September 27, 2006

South Dallas street gang members arrested on drug and gun charges in federal indictment (Dallas, TX): Nine out of twenty-five street gang members from South Dallas have been arrested on conspiracy, drug and firearms charges outlined in a 48-count federal indictment returned by a grand jury earlier this week and unsealed today, announced United States Attorney Richard B. Roper, Dallas Police Chief David Kunkel, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent in Charge Ronnie Carter.
Source: North Texas e-News    Date: September 24, 2006

Sheriff uses federal funds to prevent gangs (Fort Bend County, TX): A task force created by the Fort Bend sheriff's office is teaming up with a police unit jointly formed by several cities and a school district in an attempt to prevent potential gang activities.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 23, 2006

FBI arrests gang leader, four others (Houston, TX): The FBI gang task force about noon today arrested a gang leader who fled after a confrontation in southeast Houston that left an agent with a gunshot wound, an FBI spokeswoman said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 22, 2006

Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested near Pharr (Progresso, TX): A 23-year-old Salvadoran with suspected Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang ties and a conviction for assaulting a New York police officer was arrested today trying to re-enter the country, Customs and Border Protection officials said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 20, 2006

Slayings spotlight Dallas-area Aryan gang (Dallas, TX): After killing a drug customer they suspected could be an informant, Aryan Brotherhood gang members wrapped the man's body in chain-link fencing, weighed it down with cinder blocks and threw it in a murky pond along the Trinity River bottoms, a witness has told police.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 10, 2006

Supposed gang members arrested (Wichita Falls, TX): Three reported gang members are accused of violating a court ordered injunction filed by the city of Wichita Falls and county prosecutors. The injunction was designed to curb gang violence in one specific area of the city.
Source: KFDX 3 News    Date: September 8, 2006

Violent Gang (Bronwsville, TX): Brownsville researcher Susan Ritter hopes her work on the Mara Salvatrucha gang will help law enforce-ment do its jobs.
Source: The Brownsville Herald    Date: September 8, 2006

First arrests made in safety zone (Wichita Falls, TX): Three members of the Varrio Carnales, or VC, street gang have been arrested by the Wichita Falls Police Department in two separate incidents, thanks to the new gang injunction barring them from certain activities in the "(VC) Safety Zone No. 1."
Source: Times Record News    Date: September 8, 2006

21 gang members have injunction against them (Wichita Falls, TX): A developing story concerning an injunction against 21 alleged gang members in Wichita Falls. It would give Wichita Falls Police the authority to become proactive and stop the violence before it happens, rather than reacting after the crime.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: September 2, 2006

Raids target escalating gang feud (Fort Worth, TX): About 100 local and federal agents raided seven houses in north Fort Worth on Wednesday night, an operation one police official said was designed to "send a message" to two feuding gangs.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 1, 2006

Agents arrest suspected MS-13 gang member (Brownsville, TX): Border Patrol agents aided by National Guard members arrested a 22-year-old suspected member of the violent Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang on Wednesday as he tried to re-enter the United States, Customs and Border Protection said.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: August 30, 2006

Man killed, one injured in shooting (Dallas, TX) : One man was killed and another was in serious condition Tuesday after both were shot several times in what Dallas police detectives believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting in West Dallas.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: August 30, 2006

Cornyn ties gangs to potential terrorism (Houston, TX): Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said local and state law enforcement agencies need to tap federal resources to readily identify potential terrorist threats.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: August 28, 2006

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