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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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Frankfort aims to decrease gang activity (Frankfort, IN): Mayor Don Stock and the Frankfort police force are working together to stop gang activity by holding public meetings to educate parents and community members.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: June 3, 2007
http://www.jconline.com/...

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Gang members arrested for baseball jersey theft (Gainesville, GA): Agents with the Gainesville-Hall County Gang Task Force arrested two members of a local criminal gang for stealing baseball jerseys worth over $2 thousand from Johnson High School.
Source: AccessNorthGa.com    Date: June 2, 2007
http://www.accessnorthga.com/...

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Guardian Angels return to Lake Worth to battle gang violence (Lake Worth, FL): The Guardian Angels are coming back to Lake Worth on Sunday to battle gang violence. It will be the second time in two decades the civilian patrol group has accepted an invitation to help clean up a violent situation there.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: June 2, 2007
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Anti-crime teams sent to four more cities (Washington, DC): A violent crime spike in four cities led the Justice Department on Friday to dispatch additional teams of federal agents to combat guns, gangs or surging murder rates in Mesa, Ariz.; Orlando, Fla.; San Bernardino, Calif., and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: June 2, 2007
http://www.nj.com/...

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Four juvenile arrested in alleged gang stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): Police have arrested four juveniles accused of assault with a deadly weapon and participation in a criminal street gang.
Source: KRXI Fox 11 News    Date: June 1, 2007
http://www.foxreno.com/...

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Victorville gang ordered to leave forever (Victorville, CA): All it took was a sheaf of papers to send some of the most notorious gangbangers in the High Desert packing. A permanent - read, forever - gang injunction is now in place for East Side Victoria, a 115-member Latino gang that has been rooted in Victorville for 25 years.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: June 1, 2007
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Gang homicides plunge 32% (Los Angeles, CA): Nearly six months into the LAPD's crackdown on gang violence, the number of gang-related homicides in Los Angeles dropped 32%, mirroring an overall decline in violent crime across the city, according to statistics released Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 1, 2007
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Park marred with gang graffiti (Dunn, NC): The springtime sun glistens off the mirror-like surface of the pond at Angier's Jack Marley Park, as birds chirp and ducks swim lazily around.
Source: The Daily Record    Date: June 1, 2007
http://www.dunndailyrecord.com/...

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Westchester funds programs to address gang violence (Westchester County, NY): Westchester County will spend almost $100,000 through the Invest in Kids program to fund three gang-prevention organizations.
Source: The Journal News    Date: June 1, 2007
http://lohud.com/...

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Graffiti, gang violence increase (Des Moines, IA): Gunshot reports, fights, shootings and gang-related graffiti are on the rise in Des Moines neighborhoods. Police say they are related to each other and are an indication of the growth of youth gangs in the city.
Source: The Des Moines Register    Date: May 31, 2007
http://desmoinesregister.com/...

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Sheriff's Gang Prevention program goes into action (Albany, GA): Recent acts of gang violence have many people in Albany outraged, and searching for answers. The Dougherty County Sheriff says stepping up prosecution of gang members is one way to fight them.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 31, 2007
http://www.walb.com/...

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Bloods leader gets life in prison (Baltimore, MD): Shaidon "Don Poppa" Blake — whom prosecutors called a high-ranking Bloods member sent from California to Baltimore to get local members "in line" — got life in prison Wednesday.
Source: The Examiner    Date: May 31, 2007
http://www.examiner.com/...

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Police: Gangs linked to nightclub shootings (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett police say the shooting at a Norcross nightclub Sunday that left three people injured was a gang-related attack. Three men were shot about 9:50 p.m. in the parking lot of the Palladium Arena, which is in the Plaza Azteca shopping center on Live Oak Parkway near Norcross.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 30, 2007
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Police arrest three in killing of Dalton High School football player (Dalton, GA): Two more people have been arrested in the death of a Dalton High School football player who was fatally shot at a convenience store after a Memorial Day swim.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: May 30, 2007
http://www.wistv.com/...

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DA: Teacher attack was gang-related (Mobile, AL): The Murphy High student who beat his 61-year-old English teacher earlier this month and another student who videotaped the attack were participating in some type of gang initiation or activity, Mobile County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Source: Press-Register    Date: May 30, 2007
http://www.al.com/...

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Two Detroit gang fugitives arrested along border in Texas (Detroit, MI): Two men considered fugitives following a federal drug-trafficking indictment that targeted them and other alleged members of an armed gang were arrested by border agents in Texas, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: May 30, 2007
http://www.chron.com/...

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Staples employees shirts spark gang attack (Petaluma, CA): Petaluma police say two Staples office supply store employees and a shopping center customer were beaten recently by gang members, apparently for wearing red clothing.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: May 30, 2007
http://www.kget.com/...

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Gang incident (La Crosse, WI): Two men and a teenage girl face serious charges after what police are calling a gang-related incident.
Source: WKBT News8000     Date: May 30, 2007
http://wkbt.com/...

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Break-in suspect believed to be in gang (Athens, GA): Police suspect a man arrested this week for a string of car break-ins is a member of a local street gang but could have trouble prosecuting the crimes as gang activity.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 30, 2007
http://www.onlineathens.com/...

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Police bust gang suspects, recover guns (Tacoma and Pierce County, WA): Tacoma police arrested suspected eight gang members and recovered guns, drugs and stolen property Wednesday after they served gang-related search warrants at four houses in Tacoma and Pierce County.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: May 30, 2007
http://www.thenewstribune.com/...

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