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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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Yakima Valley to form anti-gang force (Yakima, WA): Using seed money from the state's anti-gang law, leaders from Yakima Valley's law enforcement agencies are creating a task force to pursue the county's most violent criminals.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: January 11, 2009
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/...

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Police call Portland-area gang wars a 'crisis' (Portland, OR): Gang enforcement officials across the Portland area are sounding the alarm as police and crisis workers race to one gang shooting after another -- violence that erupted after a man was gunned down by a rival inside a North Portland church last month.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: January 10, 2009
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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L.A. gang leader sentenced to death (Los Angeles, CA): Even in a city with more than 150 gang slayings a year, Timothy Joseph McGhee's murders stood out. For years, authorities say, McGhee waged a campaign of terror in the northeastern part of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 10, 2009
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Survey: Gangs are top concern (Salisbury, MD): Gangs were ranked as one of the most important community issues in a recent survey of Wicomico County residents.
Source: The Daily Times    Date: January 10, 2009
http://www.delmarvanow.com/...

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Three West Sac gang members get prison in Amtrak attack (Sacramento, CA): Three young men convicted of attacking an Amtrak engineer in West Sacramento and of being members of the Broderick Boys street gang were sentenced Friday in Yolo Superior Court to terms in state prison.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: January 10, 2009
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Two gang members arrested on menacing, drug charges (Yonkers, NY): Two reputed members of a Nodine Hill street gang known as the Elm Street Wolves were arrested by police.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 10, 2009
http://lohud.com/...

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L.A. gets hi-tech gear for gang crackdown (Los Angeles, CA): The city of L.A. is getting some high tech-help fighting gangs in Baldwin Village and the Crenshaw District. Target is donating a $250,000 so police can buy surveillance cameras and license-plate readers to use in the area.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: January 9, 2009
http://abclocal.go.com/...

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Suspected 'Grimmie Gang' leader arrested in Atlanta (Cincinnati, OH): A suspected Tri-state gang member wanted for more than two years was arrested Wednesday in Atlanta.
Source: MSNBC WLWT     Date: January 9, 2009
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...

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Yes, gangs are here (Bullhead City, AZ): Avoid denial of local gang activity. That was the message sent to the public at the first meeting of Police and Citizens Together for 2009.
Source: The Daily News    Date: January 9, 2009
http://www.mohavedailynews.com/...

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Coalition shares info on gang activity in area (Colorado Springs, CO): Security officers from several area school districts met early Friday with Colorado Springs police to share information about a gang-related shooting Thursday afternoon that left two area students dead.
Source: The Gazette    Date: January 9, 2009
http://www.gazette.com/...

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Broadway Kings street gang in Cleveland brought down by traffic stop (Cleveland, OH): A traffic stop more than a year ago led to the dismantling of the Broadway Kings street gang on Cleveland's southeast side, police said Thursday.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: January 9, 2009
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Five injured in shooting at Dunbar High (Chicago, IL): A screech of tires, people running, a girl's scream -- those were the only warnings before shots fired outside Dunbar Vocational Career Academy wounded five teenage boys as a basketball game let out Friday evening.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: January 9, 2009
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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District Attorney heads up gang sweep (Bakersfield, CA): They're called the shot callers and they were the targets of a sweep Thursday in Bakersfield.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: January 8, 2009
http://www.kget.com/...

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Four teenagers are charged in shooting at Wheaton Mall (Montgomery County, MD): The teenagers weren't thinking about last-minute holiday purchases when they pulled into the Montgomery County shopping mall two days before Christmas. Instead, one of the teens later told police, the group went to the crowded mall to randomly shoot someone.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: January 8, 2009
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Brunswick County gang busters ask for funds (Bolivia, NC): The Brunswick County District Attorney's Office wants a grant from the state to help refine relatively new efforts that one official said have already dulled the growth of local gang activity.
Source: The Sun News    Date: January 8, 2009
http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/...

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Cops stage pre-dawn raid on Crips gangs (Bakersfield, CA): The toughest gangs in Bakersfield were probably hunkered down Thursday, their criminal plans on hold, thanks to a pre-dawn raid by dozens of officers.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: January 8, 2009
http://www.bakersfield.com/...

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Gang-loitering bill is revived (Ogden, UT): The Utah Sentencing Commission on Wednesday gave its endorsement to a revamped anti-gang loitering bill sponsored by Sen. Jon Greiner, R-Ogden, who is also the city's police chief, that is intended to give police one more tool to combat gang activity.
Source: Deseret News    Date: January 7, 2009
http://www.deseretnews.com/...

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L.A. County supervisors approve anti-gang pilot program (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday approved a multiagency pilot program to combat gang activity in four targeted communities -- Duarte-Monrovia, Florence-Firestone, Harbor Gateway and Pacoima.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 7, 2009
http://www.latimes.com/...

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Bruning joins anti-gang push (Lincoln, NE): Ways to reduce gang violence will get a full hearing this year in the Nebraska Legislature. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning on Tuesday joined Omaha mayoral candidates and at least one state senator in unveiling a proposal to combat gang-related crimes.
Source: Wahoo Newspaper    Date: January 7, 2009
http://www.wahoonewspaper.com/...

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Man wounded in suspected Antioch gang shooting (Antioch, CA): A man was wounded in the stomach Wednesday evening in a suspected gang-related shooting, police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: January 7, 2009
http://www.contracostatimes.com/...

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