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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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Rising gang violence prompts tough standards on students' attire (Salinas, CA): The superintendent of the Soledad Unified School District is a proud alumnus of Fresno State University, but he won't be seen wearing his old college baseball cap on a school campus because it doesn't fit with the district's student dress code.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 21, 2008

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Four arrested in gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities say four people were arrested Saturday in the shooting of two teenagers after a high school football game in an unincorporated part of South Los Angeles.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: September 21, 2008

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Anti-gang efforts to target San Jose's young women and kids as young as 6 (San Jose, CA): With violent crime rising in what was once dubbed America's Safest Big City, San Jose officials Tuesday will consider an updated long-term strategy for combating street gangs that includes reaching out to young women and to children as early as first grade.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 21, 2008

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Residents, police differ on influence of gangs (Macon, GA): Many residents in south Macon's Village Green neighborhood say they live inside a gang zone. Day and night, teenage gangbangers stand at street corners and in front of certain houses, pacing up and down the road selling drugs, residents say.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 21, 2008

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Dade plans talks on dealing with rising gang violence (Dade County, FL): Miami-Dade County officials on Friday announced plans to meet with U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta at the end of September to discuss the escalation of gang violence in South Florida.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: September 20, 2008

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Getting a grip on gangs (Sharon, PA): The Shenango Valley may not need a root canal yet, but it’s definitely got a toothache. That’s how Sharon schools Superintendent John Sarandrea describes the local gang problem.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 20, 2008

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Schools buy security equipment with grant (Augusta, GA): Richmond County is taking significant steps toward securing schools and curbing gang violence in its hallways.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: September 20, 2008

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Billboards target gang culture in Salinas (Salinas, CA): Coming to a billboard near you: four thought-provoking scenes aimed at persuading young wayward gang members to leave the road they're on.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 19, 2008

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Law enforcement team arrests 39 Chattanooga gang members (Chattanooga, TN): A joint law enforcement team announced Friday afternoon that it had rounded up 39 Chattanooga gang members on charges ranging from first-degree murder to carjacking and aggravated robbery.
Source: The Chattanoogan    Date: September 19, 2008

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Gang shooting results in one arrest (Orem, UT) : A gang fight in Orem that began with a broken window and escalated to gun shots has landed one man in jail.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 18, 2008

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Two people arrested for gang-related assault of 11-year-old (Santa Rosa, CA): Two people were arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting an 11-year-old victim Tuesday night, according to Santa Rosa police.
Source: KPIX CBS 5 news    Date: September 18, 2008

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Conference on gang activity focuses on community’s role (Niagara Falls, NY): "Find Your Voice – a Community Response to Gangs" started out strong Wednesday, with professionals meeting for a daylong conference.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 18, 2008

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St. John schools pushing to prohibit student tatoos (Reserve, LA): The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board's discipline committee has recommended prohibiting students from having visible lewd and gang-related tattoos.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: September 18, 2008

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Five suspects arrested in 'gang bust' in Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ): Five suspected gang members were arrested in Phoenix on Thursday.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: September 18, 2008

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Second man arrested in stabbing incident (Vacaville, CA): A second arrest has been made in a stabbing on Monday that Vacaville authorities said was gang-related.
Source: The Reporter    Date: September 18, 2008

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Tulare man shot while watering his yard (Tulare, CA): A Tulare man was shot while watering his front yard late Tuesday night. The 19-year-old was transported to Tulare District Hospital, where he was treated for injuries on his right leg and then released.
Source: Tulare Advance-Register    Date: September 18, 2008

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Two injured, one arrested in gang-related Galt fight (Galt, CA): Galt police seek information about a gang-related fight that injured two people and led to a teenage boy's arrest.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 18, 2008

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Slain teen linked to street gang (Salinas, CA): The teenager fatally shot Tuesday had some affiliation with a northern street gang, Salinas police said Wednesday.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 17, 2008

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Drugs fueling gang activity in Austin (Chicago, IL): 15th District Cmdr. Walter Green remembers a time when locking up the city's top gang leaders was key to dismantling operations in their criminal organizations. Not so anymore.
Source: Austin Weekly News    Date: September 17, 2008

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L.A. gang coming to Buffalo? (Buffalo, NY): A 17-year-old is recovering from a morning shooting right outside a Buffalo community center.
Source: WIVB News 4    Date: September 17, 2008

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