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Stories with subject: Gangs
  • Salvadoran govt: Gang truce hasn't worked 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:20 pm
  • SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - The government of El Salvador said Monday that the truce between the country's main Mara street gangs hasn't worked, and that killings and attacks against police have risen again.

  • 14 die as criminals clash in Mexico border state 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:47 pm
  • MEXICO CITY - A series of weekend clashes among criminal gangs killed 14 people during a day of violence in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas on the border with Texas, local authorities reported.

  • Man fatally shot in San Jose 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:49 pm
  • SAN JOSE , California - A man was fatally shot Thursday morning in Northern California, and so far, police have no suspects.

  • Study: 180 gang members in Charlottesville area 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 6:11 am
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - A two-year study concludes the Charlottesville area has more than 180 active gang members.

  • Lancaster mayor blasted for 'gang candidate' claim 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 10:02 pm
  • LANCASTER, California - Mayor R. Rex Parris, whose remarks have more than once generated furious backlash, is taking heart again for labeling a City Council hopeful a "gang candidate."

  • 2 former upstate NY street gang members sentenced 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 6:55 am
  • NEWBURGH, New York - Two former members of the street gang blamed for much of the drug-related violence in a Hudson Valley city have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms.

  • Court weighs alleged misuse of jail informants 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 7:53 pm
  • SANTA ANA, California - An Orange County court on Tuesday began hearing evidence on allegations that authorities used jailhouse informants in high-profile murder and gang-crime cases in violation of the suspects' constitutional rights.