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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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13-year-old bystander killed by gang gunfire (Fort Worth, TX): One person is in custody in connection with the shooting death of a 13-year old boy who was killed Wednesday night.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 25, 2006

Anti-gang efforts to get funds (Dallas, TX): The Metroplex will receive more than $2.5 million in anti-gang grant money, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Thursday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 19, 2006

'Fish Bowl' sweep nets 26 (Fort Worth, TX): Police say there was no easy way into "the Fish Bowl." The street gang that operated in the neighborhood around Belzise Terrace in east Fort Worth put lookouts at the entrances and exits.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 19, 2006

Modified law aimed at tighter gang control (Texas): The Legislature hopes a law it recently modified will help police and citizens better control gang activity.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 13, 2006

Teen killed in shooting at convenience store (Fort Worth, TX): A 16-year-old boy was fatally injured Sunday night when he was caught in the cross-fire of a suspected gang shooting outside a southeast Fort Worth convenience store.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: May 9, 2006

Police arrest 16-year-old in Burges student's slaying (El Paso, TX): A 16-year-old boy was arrested late Sunday on a murder charge in the death of a Burges High School student killed in a street-gang fight during the weekend, El Paso police said Monday.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: May 9, 2006

Fort Worth gang unit boosts patrols after shooting (Fort Worth, TX): The Fort Worth gang unit has been extremely busy. Over the last three months gang related crimes have increased. Last night there were three drive-by-shootings and police believe they were all gang related.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: May 8, 2006

Suburban community gears up to fight gang crime (Stafford, TX): The city of Stafford stands between southwest Houston and the rest of Fort Bend County and certain leaders there say they're seeing signs of trouble they don't want.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: April 18, 2006

Gunfire, possible gangs concern officials (Haltom City, TX): Residents and city officials expressed concern Monday night about recent gunfire and other disturbances connected with what they believe to be gang activity.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: April 11, 2006

Fort Worth investigates second gang shooting in two days (Fort Worth, TX): The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a second gang shooting in as many days.
Source: KXAS 5 News     Date: April 7, 2006

Another Houston gang member arrested (Houston, TX): The second of three members of a southwest Houston gang called "59 Bounty Hunters" wanted by Houston police, is now in custody after surrendering at HPD headquarters about 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 6, 2006

Houston police arrest 14 gang members, looking for three more (Houston, TX): Police said Wednesday they have arrested 14 suspected gang members accused of violent crimes and were looking for three more as they reported that gang killings are on the rise.
Source: KRIS 6 News    Date: April 5, 2006

Teen shot in alleged gang squabble (San Antonio, TX): A teen suspected of being a gang member was shot in the leg after apparently arguing with rival gang members who also attend his high school, authorities said.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 29, 2006

Programs help prevent serious gang activity at schools (El Paso, TX): If you ask J.R. Martinez, the director of security for the Ysleta Independent School District, there's only two places gang membership can lead to.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 27, 2006

Other kids' sway may lure (El Paso, TX): Although fewer than 2 percent of El Paso Independent School District middle-school students are known gang members, security officials want parents to take notice of the problem.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 27, 2006

West Side schools have most gang activity, report says (El Paso, TX): Franklin and Coronado - perhaps the two high schools least associated with gang activity in the city - have more gang members than any other high schools in the El Paso Independent School District.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 26, 2006

A stricter curfew for juveniles proposed (Houston, TX): Hoping to curb a recent spike in crime among Houston-area youth, Mayor Bill White's office has proposed a stricter juvenile curfew law that would make it illegal for children under the age of 17 to be on the streets after 10 p.m. on most nights.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 23, 2006

Random gang attack suspected in man's death (Houston, TX): In what detectives say appears to be a disturbing act of random gang violence, a Houston man was gunned down as he ran for his life early Tuesday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 22, 2006

Spring Branch gets update on gang activity (Spring Branch, TX): Victor Gonzales, program director in the mayor's anti-gang office, told Spring Branch officials the community should not let down its guard regarding gang activity, even though Spring Branch seems to have fewer problems than other areas of the city.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 21, 2006

Army transfers could trigger a gang war (El Paso, TX): Law enforcement authorities fear that the planned relocation of thousands of Army soldiers in Texas could trigger a battle the military has not trained for - a turf war between violent criminal gangs.
Source: The New York Sun    Date: March 16, 2006

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