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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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Shooting suspects tied to gang, police say (Visalia, CA): A 19-year-old man whom police say was shot to death early Wednesday morning in northeast Visalia by a group of suspected gang members was not involved in gang activity.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: March 13, 2008

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FBI helps local law enforcement fight gang violence (Tucson, AZ): There is a definite gang presence in Tucson. Authorities say there are over 50 verified gangs and possibly more.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: March 13, 2008

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Anti-gang bill: Penalty over prevention (Seattle, WA): A much-anticipated law aimed at addressing Washington's growing gang-violence problem is on its way to Gov. Chris Gregoire, but nearly everyone involved with conceiving it says the prevention-oriented heart of the bill has been gutted.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: March 13, 2008

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Suspected gang members arrested after chase (Hayward, CA): Police arrested two suspected gang members Tuesday evening after a chase in which an officer on foot was rammed by a stolen vehicle, police said.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: March 13, 2008

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Pressure on gangs getting results (Greensboro, NC): Community and police pressure on gangs may be helping to reduce gang-related crime in the city.
Source: News & Record    Date: March 13, 2008

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Chick's anti-gang proposal gets conflicting legal views (Los Angeles, CA): Differing legal opinions have been provided by the City Attorney's Office on the power of Controller Laura Chick to audit anti-gang programs if they are placed in the offices of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 13, 2008

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Convicted gang members face tougher penalties under bill (Tallahassee, FL): Gang kingpins could face life in prison and gang members would face stricter penalties than other criminals under an anti-gang proposal the House policy and budget committee approved Tuesday.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: March 12, 2008

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Youth charged in drive-by shooting on Fond du Lac Reservation (Cloquet, MN): A 17-year-old from the Twin Cities area was charged Tuesday with aiding and abetting a drive-by shooting on the Fond du Lac Reservation late Sunday night that police say could be gang-related.
Source: Duluth News Tribune    Date: March 12, 2008

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School takes action on gang-related clothes (Middletown, CT): There are no gangs at Woodrow Wilson Middle School, school officials say, but there are a few kids who have a fascination with the thug lifestyle.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: March 12, 2008

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Alleged gang member arrested in football star's death (Los Angeles, CA): A young convict and alleged gang member had been released from jail a little more than a day before he shot and killed Los Angeles High School football star Jamiel Shaw Jr., LAPD Chief William J. Bratton said Tuesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 12, 2008

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Gang involvement debated in death of UNC's Carson (Chapel Hill, NC): Was the man who used Eve Carson's ATM card a Blood, a Gangster Disciple or just a Houston Astros fan? Police have called a series of bank security photos their biggest break in the murder of the UNC-Chapel Hill student body president.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 11, 2008

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One adult shot and injured across street from Long Beach school (Long Beach, CA): A 19-year-old man was injured in an apparent gang-related shooting near an elementary school Tuesday, authorities said.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: March 11, 2008

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Teenage girls fight with baseball bat (Winton, CA): A 16-year-old girl, a Norteno criminal street gang member, was arrested Monday afternoon at Santa Fe Drive and Center Street in Winton on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 11, 2008

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Gang activity suspected in brawl (East Hartford, CT): A weekend melee during which two people were stabbed may have been gang-related, police said.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: March 11, 2008

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Police chief: Drug suspect gang member (St. Albans City, VT): One of three people arrested during a major crack cocaine bust here Monday is a New York gang member, and Police Chief Gary Taylor believes the suspects were “major contributors to the crack cocaine problem in the city.”
Source: The St. Albans Messenger    Date: March 11, 2008

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Dalton Police arrest avowed gang member (Dalton, GA): Dalton Police detectives have arrested an avowed gang member wanted for numerous acts of graffiti.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: March 11, 2008

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Eight arrested in Eureka area gang sweep (Eureka, CA): Eight people were arrested on various drug charges in a gang sweep over the weekend in Eureka and Humboldt Hill areas.
Source: Times-Standard    Date: March 10, 2008

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Police arrest three men with ties to East Palo Alto gang (East Palo Alto, CA): Three known East Palo Alto gang members were arrested Saturday after an early morning gun battle and a high-speed chase across the Dumbarton Bridge, police said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2008

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Man suspected in Manassas gang activity turns himself in (Manassas, VA): A man wanted in connection with a boy's alleged plan to recruit gang members to kill his father turned himself in to police on Monday.
Source: NBC 4 news    Date: March 10, 2008

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Police: One woman dead, One wounded in LA-area gang-related shooting (Compton, CA): Authorities say one woman is dead and another wounded in what appears to be another gang-related shooting.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: March 10, 2008

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