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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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Cops: Gang ties at issue in mall fight (Bloomington, IL): A 15-year-old arrested in a large fight at Eastland Mall had called friends after a 20-year-old man mocked the boy’s alleged gang membership, police said.
Source: The Pantagraph    Date: April 12, 2008
http://www.pantagraph.com/...

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High-ranking gang member arrested in Reading raid, police say (Reading, PA): Reading police said they arrested a high-ranking member of a faction of the Bloods street gang after raiding his residence and finding marijuana and Ecstasy pills with a street value of several thousand dollars.
Source: Reading Eagle    Date: April 12, 2008
http://www.readingeagle.com/...

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"Bloods" gang is state's largest (Somerville, NJ): Gang members aren't limited to the state's urban centers and are increasingly able to get their messages out using the Internet, a state police detective told Somerset County professionals and other community members Friday.
Source: Courier News    Date: April 12, 2008
http://www.c-n.com/...

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Gang graffiti on playground (Greenville, SC): Children at an elementary school made a startling discovery while on the playground. Sister Mary Jane of Saint Anthony's Catholic School on Gower Street says a child saw gang graffiti while crawling through the tunnels on the playground.
Source: WSPA 7 News    Date: April 12, 2008
http://www.wspa.com/...

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Downtown shooting could be gang-related, police say (Pittsburgh, PA): Gang retaliation may have been the motive behind the fatal Downtown shooting of a 34-year-old man who was killed early yesterday morning while riding in the back seat of a car on Grant Street.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Date: April 12, 2008
http://www.post-gazette.com/...

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Gang forum follows shooting (Lowell, MA): Even as Lowell Police Superintendent Ken Lavallee spoke at a community forum last night about the strides the department has made in curbing gang violence, officers were investigating a drive-by, possibly gang-related shooting earlier in the day that left one man wounded.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: April 11, 2008
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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New options for fighting N.C. gangs? (Charlotte, NC): Leaders from across the state gathered in Charlotte Thursday night, seeking input for legislation to combat the state's growing gang problem.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: April 11, 2008
http://www.charlotte.com/...

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Police meet with parents to heighten awareness of rising gang activity (Macon, GA): Gangs aren't new to Macon. Most of the people who attended the Macon police gang awareness seminar at City Hall on Thursday night seemed to know that.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 11, 2008
http://www.macon.com/...

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Three arrested after alleged gang fight (Gainesville, GA): Three members of the SUR-13 gang were arrested Wednesday after a fight between rival gangs, according to police.
Source: The Times    Date: April 10, 2008
http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/...

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Unity sought on gang violence (Springfield, MA): Community activists and city officials yesterday called for a united effort to stop gang violence in the aftermath of gang-related fights erupting this week near a local elementary school.
Source: The Republican    Date: April 10, 2008
http://www.masslive.com/...

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Parents fight over which gang toddler should join (Commerce City, CO): A couple fighting about which gang their 4-year-old toddler should join caused a public disturbance that resulted in the father's arrest, Commerce City police said Thursday.
Source: KMGH 7NEWS    Date: April 10, 2008
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/...

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Lawmakers target top thugs (Concord, NH): Gang leaders would face longer sentences for their crimes under a bill that won the endorsement of a House committee yesterday.
Source: Concord Monitor    Date: April 10, 2008
http://www.concordmonitor.com/...

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Mayor takes over gang fight (Los Angeles, CA): Faced with growing public pressure to quell gang violence in Los Angeles, the City Council signed off Wednesday on a plan to turn over all of the city's gang intervention and prevention programs to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for at least 18 months.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Two middle school students beaten with lacrosse sticks (Baltimore, MD): Two West Baltimore Middle School students were beaten with lacrosse sticks yesterday by a group of fellow students who asked the pair whether they were in a gang, the chief of the city schools police said.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Fugitive gang leader linked to former Chicago adlerman surrenders (Chicago, IL): The FBI says an alleged leader of the Black Disciples street gang has turned himself in after nearly four years as a fugitive.
Source: Fort Mill Times    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.fortmilltimes.com/...

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Handshake a prelude to Visalia death (Visalia, CA): Gang members used a handshake to distract a Visalia teenager before shooting him point-blank in the head as he played football with other neighborhood children, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Macon police keep gang database (Macon, GA): Items confiscated from gang members, some coded in their own language, line offices of the Macon Police Department. "B.F.G.C.," Lt. Carl Fletcher says pointing to a baseball cap.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.13wmaz.com/...

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Police say Abington man with gang ties will be deported (Abington, MA): Police and immigration officials say they have thwarted an apparent attempt by a member of the violent street gang MS-13 to gain a foothold in Abington.
Source: Enterprise News    Date: April 9, 2008
http://www.enterprisenews.com/...

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Broderick Boys hearing to resume in court (Yolo County, CA): Yolo County prosecutors will be back in court Tuesday, seeking an injunction against the Broderick Boys street gang of West Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Neighbors want to move away from gang violence (Yakima, WA): One man is dead, another in the hospital after a gang shooting in Yakima Monday. This is the second gang related shooting in Yakima in the last four days.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News    Date: April 8, 2008
http://www.kndo.com/...

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