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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 by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory using the control below.


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Yonkers police reject rumors of gang gathering at abandoned power plant (Yonkers, NY): Police are denying statements that an abandoned electric plant by the Hudson River attracted 300 gang members recently for initiation beatings and sex.
Source: The Journal News    Date: April 25, 2008
http://www.lohud.com/...

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Graffiti ordinance showing results (Lafayette, IN): For about a year, Lafayette resident Mike Koning has traveled the city, seeking out graffiti and then painting over it. But he has had a lot less to do in the past couple of months.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: April 25, 2008
http://www.jconline.com/...

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Police to revise informant policy after gang charges dropped (Tampa, FL): The Tampa Police Department has proposed substantially changing the way it handles confidential informants after one informant's actions unraveled a high-profile prosecution of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: April 25, 2008
http://www2.tbo.com/...

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Gang ‘sweep’ brings multiple agencies to town (Fallbrook, CA): Members of Fallbrook’s only documented street gang, the Varrio Fallbrook Lobos (VFL), were caught off-guard Friday, April 11, when a surprise operation involving multiple law enforcement agencies took place here.
Source: The Fallbrook Village News    Date: April 24, 2008
http://www.thevillagenews.com/...

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'Young Guns' are growing threat in two violent street gangs (Port Arthur, TX): They're young, armed and dangerous, and Port Arthur Police say the people in two gangs are the city's most violent because they equate guns with power and are always looking to expand their arsenal.
Source: KFDM 6 News    Date: April 24, 2008
http://www.kfdm.com/...

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Anti-gang initiative heads for ballot (Fresno, CA): A group of local supporters of an anti-gang initiative said Thursday that nearly 800,000 signatures have been collected statewide to place the measure on the November election ballot.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 24, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Four arrests in Cambodian New Year gang shooting that left father dead (Modesto, CA): A surge of tips from Modesto's Cambodian commu-nity helped a law enforcement task force find and arrest four people suspected in the shooting death of a 48-year-old Long Beach man who was hit by stray gangland gunfire last week.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: April 24, 2008
http://www.modbee.com/...

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Bill bars gangs from 'safety zones' (Boston, MA): Gang members seen talking to one another or standing together on public property could be fined or jailed under a new bill being pushed in the Legislature and supported by some prosecutors and Boston police.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 23, 2008
http://www.boston.com/...

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Youth centers win good reviews (West Palm Beach, FL): A surge in youth gun and gang violence from 2000 to 2004 led Palm Beach County commissioners to set aside $2 million to build five youth centers as part of a countywide prevention effort.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 23, 2008
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Police say gang member, two others attack three Princeton students (Princeton, NJ): Police say a member of the Bloods street gang and two others beat three Princeton University students at a party on the Ivy League campus.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 23, 2008
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Graffiti may be in response to Orland fatal shooting (Orland, CA): Police said graffiti found in two very public places Tuesday morning is gang-related, and may be in response to the fatal shooting of a Sacramento man in Orland Monday morning.
Source: Enterprise-Record    Date: April 23, 2008
http://www.chicoer.com/...

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Man killed, teen wounded in gang-related attacks on West Side (Chicago, IL): A man was killed and a teenager critically wounded late Tuesday in separate gang-related shootings on Chicago's West Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: April 23, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Ex-producer of 'Gangstas' calls anti-gang bill unfair (Tallahassee, FL): The former producer of the popular Gangstas-N-Thugs series says new anti-gang legislation could unfairly target videos that are not connected with gangs.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 23, 2008
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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Anti-gangs bill may yet draw ACLU action (Tallahassee, FL): Bipartisan anti-gang legislation is cruising through the legislature with virtually no opposition, even from civil liberties groups.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 23, 2008
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/...

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GREAT anti-gang program will be widened (San Bernardino, CA): A new agreement between the county and city is set to expand an anti-gang education program here. County supervisors approved the two-year, $270,000 deal Tuesday.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 22, 2008
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Drive-by shooting gang-related (Asheville, NC): A drive-by shooting that wounded a man at Lee Walker Heights Apartments likely had ties to gangs, police said Monday.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times    Date: April 22, 2008
http://www.citizen-times.com/...

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Gang arrests made in school brawl (Augusta, GA): Five students were led away in handcuffs from the Academy of Richmond County on Monday, charged with gang activity during an April 3 disturbance involving hundreds of students.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: April 22, 2008
http://chronicle.augusta.com/...

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Drive-by shooting of girl, 15, in Watts gang-related, police say (Los Angeles, CA): A 15-year-old girl was hospitalized this morning after being shot in the chest in Watts in what authorities are calling a gang-related drive-by attack.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 22, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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23 reputed Latin Kings members busted in Union County (Elizabeth, NJ): Authorities in Union County are announcing a major takedown of the Latin Kings street gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 22, 2008
http://www.newsday.com/...

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One injured in shooting on busy San Antonio street (San Antonio, TX): A carload of gang members armed with machine guns shot wildly at a vehicle on a busy street before the car they were chasing stopped and one of the occupants was shot several times in the head, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 22, 2008
http://www.chron.com/...

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