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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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Five more arrested in ongoing gang drug probe (Essex County, NJ): An investigation into the drug activity of the Crips and the Bloods gangs in Essex County and elsewhere resulted in five arrests yesterday, bringing to nine the number of suspects rounded up so far in the year-long operation, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: December 5, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Three teens arrested for school soccer game shootings (King City, CA): Three teen gang members have been arrested for the mistaken identity shootings of an 11-year-old girl and her 15-year-old brother at a King City High School soccer game.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: December 5, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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10 gang members arrested in Abilene drug bust (Abilene, TX): Law enforcement officers have arrested 10 members of a prison gang on federal trafficking charges related to a drug ring in the Abilene area.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: December 5, 2008
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Gang-tied activity rising in Charlotte (Charlotte, NC): A youth shoots at another because of his rival gang tattoo. A gang member spray-paints a school wall.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 4, 2008
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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Six major leaders of Barrio Azteca Gang headed to jail (El Paso, TX): Six major leaders of the notorious Barrio Azteca gang were convicted Tuesday on federal racketeering charges.
Source: KFOX14 News    Date: December 4, 2008
http://www.kfoxtv.com/...

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Nine reputed gang members arrested in drug bust (Newark , NJ): Nine reputed gang members who authorities say were involved in drug and handgun sales and violence throughout New Jersey have been arrested, state and federal officials announced Thursday.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: December 4, 2008
http://www.philly.com/...

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Seattle school asked to move because of gangs (Seattle, WA): King County has asked an alternative high school to move out of an old hangar at Boeing Field where it has operated the past nine years.
Source: The Olympian    Date: December 4, 2008
http://www.theolympian.com/...

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Possible gang link probed in arrest of Nuñez's son (Sacramento, CA): Esteban Nuñez, the son of former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez, and three other men who were arrested in the fatal stabbing of a college student in San Diego fit the definition of a criminal street gang, police said in search warrants released Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 4, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Four men injured in Pacoima shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Police said today that four men were injured in what appeared to be a gang-related shooting late Tuesday outside a home in Pacoima.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: December 3, 2008
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Off the walls (Wichita Falls, TX): City leaders hope to put something in writing when it comes to getting graffiti off the walls and other surfaces in the city.
Source: Times Record News    Date: December 3, 2008
http://www.timesrecordnews.com/...

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Racketeering law brings down gang (El Paso, TX): The federal law created to bring down the Mafia in 1970 now has been used to lock up leaders of a powerful El Paso-based prison gang after a month-long trial that ended Tuesday with several convictions.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: December 3, 2008
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Task force to create gang suppression plan for state (Utah): Graffiti. Vandalism. Drugs. Tell-tale signs of gang life used to be reserved for Utah's larger cities. But as gang activity rises in the state's most populated areas, rural pockets are feeling the fallout.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: December 3, 2008
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Sacramento anti-gang media blitz launched (Sacramento, CA): Sacramento police kicked off a pro-active media campaign Wednesday aimed at reducing gang violence.
Source: News 10    Date: December 3, 2008
http://www.news10.net/...

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Woodland, Galt fight back against rival gangs’ violence (Woodland, CA): At a Friday night football game, Detectives Ron Cordova and Omar Flores wandered the stands of Woodland High School. Their backs were to the rivals on the field and their eyes on the rivals in the crowd.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: December 2, 2008
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Measure R wins while anti-gang parcel tax loses (Los Angeles County, CA): After final vote tallies, the half-percent sales tax to raise $30 billion to $40 billion for Los Angeles County transportation projects won by a narrow margin, while the city's gang tax barely missed the required two-thirds majority.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: December 2, 2008
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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Gang leader gets nine year federal sentence (Bradley County, TN): A reputed leader of the Gangster Disciples street gang was sentenced Monday to nine years in federal prison.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: December 2, 2008
http://www.chattanoogan.com/...

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Pubgoer says his gang tattoo led to gunfire (Charlotte, NC): A gang tattoo may have sparked gunfire in a pub early Monday near Northlake Mall. A customer was shot twice in the Fox and Hound.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: December 2, 2008
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/...

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Gang violence sparse locally (Oklahoma City, OK): Local authorities believe an increase in gang violence in the state must be occurring in the metropolitan areas.
Source: Talequah Daily Press    Date: December 1, 2008
http://www.tahlequahdailypress.com/...

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Shooting called gang-related (Pasadena, CA): The shooting of a 26-year-old woman on Thanksgiving Day appears to be gang-related, Pasadena Police officials said Monday.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: December 1, 2008
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/...

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Two Top-6 gang members convicted of racketeering (Tallahassee, FL): Two members of the Top-6 criminal gang were convicted tonight by a Palm Beach County jury on criminal charges of racketeering, and one of the defendants was also convicted of numerous other criminal charges.
Source: WPTV 5 News    Date: December 1, 2008
http://www.wptv.com/...

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