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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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Loudoun fighting to keep gangs out (Loudon County, VA): U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.) and Loudoun County law enforcement officials told parents Wednesday night that they are preparing for a gang problem they say is moving beyond Fairfax County and Alexandria into other parts of the state, including Loudoun County.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 12, 2006
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Claim: Two coasts, one gang (Long Island, NY): From the witness stand of a federal murder trial in Central Islip this week, the sophistication of the Bloods gang on Long Island has been unveiled in the baritone testimony of two gang leaders.
Source: Newsday    Date: February 11, 2006
http://www.newsday.com/...

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In rural Thornton, the spectre of gang violence raises its ugly head (Lodi, CA): Feelings of anger, sorrow and disbelief fuse together whenever Judy Garcia passes people she thinks are gang members on the streets of this small rural town.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: February 11, 2006
http://www.lodinews.com/...

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Five held in drug-trafficking probe (Fresno, CA): Five people were arrested Friday in connection with a lengthy investigation by Fresno police and federal authorities into alleged drug trafficking and illegal firearms activities by members of two notorious local street gangs.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 11, 2006
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Panel: Let nonprofit devise anti-gang plan (Los Angeles, CA): A nonprofit agency run by prominent civil-rights lawyer Connie Rice should receive a $465,000 city contract to develop a comprehensive anti-gang strategy, a council panel said Friday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: February 11, 2006
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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A void filled by danger (Albuquerque, NM): At first, when he was 13, Daniel was scared to fight and "a little bit nervous" over the ritual beating that initiated him into his cousin's gang.
Source: The Albuquerque Tribune    Date: February 11, 2006
http://www.abqtrib.com/...

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Fight leads to shooting, arrests made (Oroville, CA): After about 10 shots were fired with a high-powered rifle near the corner of Oro Dam Boulevard and Olive Highway Wednesday night, Oroville police officers made an arrest, and the investigation continues.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 10, 2006
http://www.chicoer.com/...

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Gwinnett lawmakers renew push for anti-gang legislation (Gwinnett County, GA): Gwinnett County’s House delegation Thursday launched a new drive to push legislation cracking down on street gangs through the General Assembly, this time under Republican sponsorship.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: February 10, 2006
http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/...

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House OKs unanimously anti-gang, murder bills (Utah): The Utah House passed two anti-crime bills Thursday, both "Lori's Law" and an anti-gang measure getting unanimous votes.
Source: Deseret News    Date: February 10, 2006
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Police support tougher gang law (Topeka, KS): Wichita Police Chief Norman Williams sat down Thursday in a room decorated with paintings of Kansas farmers from a bygone era and told the Senate judiciary panel what's happening on the streets of Wichita.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: February 10, 2006
http://www.kansas.com/...

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Gang order stirs debate (Sacramento, CA): One year after West Sacramento began its well-publicized gang crackdown, a sharp division remains between the police and many within the community.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 10, 2006
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Police see no links in three shootings (Fresno, CA): Fresno police say the killing of one teenager and wounding of three others in separate shootings since Feb. 3 are a coincidence, not a pattern.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: February 10, 2006
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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14-year-old sought in fatal Easton shooting (Easton, PA): Easton police are hunting for a 14-year-old boy they say joined a Bloods gang member in fatally gunning down a 16-year-old boy and wounding his friend before fleeing to New Jersey.
Source: Morning Call    Date: February 10, 2006
http://www.mcall.com/...

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Two brothers killed, third critically injured in Oakland shooting (Oakland, CA): Two brothers were killed and a third was critically injured after a gunman opened fire on the trio as they walked home from a flea market, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: February 10, 2006
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L.A.'s latest export: gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles has long fed the global popular culture with TV and films, but now the city is in the spotlight for a new, more lethal export: Hispanic street-gang violence. Gangs certainly aren't new.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor    Date: February 10, 2006
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Ministers launch drive to combat youth crime (Boston, MA): Black ministers in Boston, responding to a surge in youth violence, have launched a drive to recruit, train, and deploy 1,000 volunteers to work with at-risk young people from the city's toughest and poorest neighborhoods.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: February 9, 2006
http://www.boston.com/...

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Stony Point police investigate graffiti on businesses, church (Stony Point, NY): Police detectives yesterday were investigating purple graffiti spray-painted on two local businesses, some cars and a church along Route 9W.
Source: The Journal News    Date: February 9, 2006
http://www.thejournalnews.com/...

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More rioting erupts at jails (Los Angeles County, CA): Nearly 500 inmates fought Wednesday in racially charged melees at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic, marking a fifth day of violence in the Los Angeles County jail system and underscoring officials' inability to stop unrest tied to street conflicts between Latino and black gangs.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 9, 2006
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Tip helps deputies prevent gang fight (Orlando, FL): A group of kids said they gathered to play football, but officials said a tip to the gang enforcement unit helped them break up a gang fight before it could start.
Source: WESH Channel 2 News    Date: February 9, 2006
http://www.wesh.com/...

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Guns, drugs, gang rounded up by cops (Somerville, MA): Using stun grenades, police forced their way into a Gilman Street home and seized guns, drugs and four suspected gang members - including one who tried to escape out a second-floor window.
Source: Somerville Journal    Date: February 9, 2006
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