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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Visiting judge extends gang injunction (Wichita Falls, TX): The temporary injunction prohibiting some gang-related activities in parts of Wichita Falls has been extended, according to information from the Wichita Falls Police Department.
Source: Times Record News    Date: January 31, 2007

Suspected MS-13 gang leader arrested (Houston, TX): A suspected MS-13 gang leader wanted in connection with multiple violent crimes was arrested in Houston, KPRC Local 2 reported Tuesday.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: January 30, 2007

Almost 30 members of Latin Kings gang behind bars (Houston, TX): Two dozen gang members have pleaded guilty to crimes like murder, organized crime, drugs and use of stolen weapons. It's the result of a three year investigation by the Houston Police Department and a big blow to one of the most dangerous gangs in the country.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: January 12, 2007

Gang shooting has neighborhood fearing for their safety (Corpus Christi, TX): Two men were recovering in the hospital after a gang related shooting in a central Corpus Christi neighborhood. Residents there now fear more retaliation is coming. Police said this is the third shooting in an ongoing battle between two rival gangs.
Source: KRIS 6 News    Date: January 8, 2007

Two students stabbed, one cut in knife fight near middle school (Houston, TX): A confrontation outside a Fort Bend Independent School District campus turned violent Tuesday afternoon when two students were stabbed and another was cut.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: December 30, 2006

Troublesome spike in teen violent crime (Houston, TX): The recent fatal shooting of a 16-year-old Westbury High School student underscores some troubling facts: The number of juvenile homicide victims is up considerably from 2005, and violent crime committed by young people appears to be up as well.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: December 10, 2006

MS-13 gang member nailed by Feds (Houston, TX): Federal agents on Monday arrested an alleged Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) street gang member at his residence in Alvin, Texas.
Source: The Conservative Voice    Date: November 29, 2006

New gang emerges as a threat (Houston, TX): Southwest Cholos is still the largest gang in the Houston area, but a new prison gang called Houstone Tango Blast is causing concern among law enforcement agencies, Houston Police Department officer David DeTorres told those attending the Braeburn Civic Positive Interaction Program Nov. 21 at HPD's Braeburn storefront, 10101 Fondren, Suite 100.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 29, 2006

Man shot, officer injured during gang surveillance (Dallas, TX): A man was shot and killed and a police officer injured during gang-related shooting Saturday night.
Source: CBS 11 News    Date: November 19, 2006

Juvenile crime on an upswing in county (Harris County, TX): Violent crime by juveniles has slowly crept up in Harris County, with rates here in recent years surpassing statewide rates for the first time since 1995, according to data being released today by an Austin-based research group.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 16, 2006

Rosenberg tightens regulation of graffiti (Rosenberg, TX): The city of Rosenberg has toughened its law against graffiti, imposing a fine of up to $500 on property owners who fail to clean up the blight.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 31, 2006

MS-13 gang seen as growing threat (Pharr, TX): Shortly after midnight in late September, a Texas National Guard soldier with night-vision equipment spied four figures slipping through the brush and alerted Border Patrol agents.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 29, 2006

Local police department receives gang prevention grant (Temple, TX): The Temple Police Department has been awarded a $14,489 US Justice Department grant to expand its Gang Resistance Education and Training program to all sixth grade students at a new middle school campus, Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, announced Wednesday.
Source: KWTX 10 News    Date: October 19, 2006

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

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