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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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Program keeps kids off streets (Mesa, AZ): A dog tag with a photo of his dead cousin, murdered in a drug-related home invasion in Mesa a month ago, dangles from Daniel Flores' neck.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: August 2, 2009
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Crime sweep ends in 159 arrests (Atlanta, GA): By the time the sun was up Saturday, Atlanta police and officers from five other agencies had arrested 159 people in a series of sweeps a little more than 24 hours after the mayor and chief promised to address seemingly out-of-control crime.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 1, 2009
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Gang shootings leave three injured (Yakima, WA): Police officers were busy Friday and Saturday investigating a trio of gang-related shootings that injured three teenagers, sent officers on a high-speed chase and landed four people in jail.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: August 1, 2009
http://www.yakima-herald.com/...

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Gang injunction splits Hawaiian Gardens (Hawaiian Gardens, CA): Mention the gang injunction that targets one of the area's most notorious gangs and you're likely to get one of two very distinct responses.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: August 1, 2009
http://www.presstelegram.com/...

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Six shot outside gang member's funeral (Chicago, IL): Six people were seriously wounded this afternoon in a shooting outside a gang member's funeral service at a West Side church, Chicago police said.
Source: WGN TV News    Date: August 1, 2009
http://www.wgntv.com/...

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City to tackle growing graffiti problem (Lebanon, PA): Like an invasive weed, graffiti have taken root in Lebanon in recent years, branching through the back alleys and leaving out onto the main streets.
Source: Lebanon Daily News    Date: August 1, 2009
http://www.ldnews.com/...

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After-school program cuts in Salinas area lead to gang fears (Salinas, CA): Jesus Untiveros has spent most of his summer playing cards and soccer or just hanging out with friends a few blocks from his east Salinas home.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 1, 2009
http://thecalifornian.com/...

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Families at a loss over kids in gangs (Yakima, WA): Dozens of somber young men surrounded Lala Perez, their wet eyes fixed on the pile of fresh dirt at her feet.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: August 1, 2009
http://www.yakima-herald.com/...

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Controlling gangs requires strong community support (Atlanta, GA): More Atlanta police targeting gang related crime is only half the equation. The other half is the positive influence of strong organizations to divert young people away from the lure of street gangs.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: July 31, 2009
http://www.11alive.com/...

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Gang members locked down at Sonoma County jail (Santa Rosa, CA): Inmates at the Sonoma County Jail identified as members of a violent street gang remain confined to their cells after a series of fights in the jail during the week.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 31, 2009
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Modesto boy caught in gang crossfire dies (Modesto, CA): A young boy hit by gang gunfire that entered the living room of his family's home has died. Stanislaus County Deputy District Attorney Tom Brennan says the 10-year-old boy died Friday after being taken off life support.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: July 31, 2009
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Eight primarily Haitian gangs dismantled in FL (North Miami Beach, FL): Eight primarily Haitian gangs have been dismantled in South Florida after a 17-month investigation, authorities said Friday.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: July 31, 2009
http://www.miamiherald.com/...

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Gang suspected of burning Lakewood officer's car (Lakewood, WA): Police are certain a gang is responsible for burning a Lakewood police officer's family car in the driveway of his home.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: July 31, 2009
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Gang suspected of burning Lakewood officer's car (Lakewood, WA): Police are certain a gang is responsible for burning a Lakewood police officer's family car in the driveway of his home.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: July 31, 2009
http://www.seattlepi.com/...

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ATL anti-gang initiative begins Friday (Atlanta, GA): Atlanta officials said they will begin on Friday an aggressive crime-fighting initiative that particularly focuses on gangs amid concerns that crime is out of control and its police chief has “checked out.”
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: July 31, 2009
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Police to discuss recent gang activity in LITH (Lake in the Hills, IL): A spate of gang-related arrests in Lake in the Hills this month has prompted police to call a meeting with affected residents next week, Deputy Chief Mary Frake said Thursday.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: July 31, 2009
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Gang members among drug suspects (Catabwa, NC): Men wearing black helmets and tactical vests stood with their automatic weapons at the ready as they guarded the perimeter of the wood and brick split level home they'd just raided.
Source: Hickory Daily Record    Date: July 31, 2009
http://www2.hickoryrecord.com/...

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Burglar arrested in Arcadia may belong to organized ring (Arcadia, CA): Police on Thursday arrested a suspected burglar investigators believe is part of a criminal ring. Police believe the burglary ring, which has vexed the city for the last several months, may be tied to a street gang from Los Angeles.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: July 30, 2009
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/...

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Dispute between gangs led to shooting (Nashua, NH): A confrontation between rival gang members led to one teen being shot and two others jailed on charges that they both fired handguns at him and another youth, according to police reports.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: July 30, 2009
http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/...

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Tribal leaders seek help with Indian gang activity (Washington, DC): American Indian communities are being overwhelmed by gang violence and drug trafficking, tribal leaders told lawmakers Thursday, appealing for help with problems more commonly found in big cities.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: July 30, 2009
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