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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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City sees rise in drive-by shootings (Oklahoma City, OK): Margie Diaz's old neighborhood is the playing field for a deadly sport. "It's just a game to them (gang members) ... shooting things," said Diaz, 43. "They don't care what they do, or what happens to people and families."
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: September 20, 2006
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Speaker: Central American gangs a threat (Washington, DC): Gang violence in Central America poses threats to the United States, a State Department official said last night.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: September 20, 2006
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested near Pharr (Progresso, TX): A 23-year-old Salvadoran with suspected Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang ties and a conviction for assaulting a New York police officer was arrested today trying to re-enter the country, Customs and Border Protection officials said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: September 20, 2006
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Seven illegal immigrant gang members arrested (Aurora, IL): Seven illegal immigrant gang members were arrested Tuesday night in Aurora as part of a joint operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Aurora police, according to a release. All face criminal charges and/or deportation.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 20, 2006
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Gang graffiti hits W. Manchester (West Manchester, NY): The neighborhood sits between West Market Street and a stone quarry, a community of 1950s-era ranch houses with several rowhome complexes plunked next to the former suburban escape.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: September 20, 2006
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Teen arrested in Belvidere stabbing (Belvidere, IL): Police arrested a 17-year-old Belvidere teen in connection with a confrontation with a 16-year-old, who was taken to the hospital after being stabbed.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: September 19, 2006
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Joint city, county meeting unanimously vote to stop the violence (Bakersfield, CA): The Board of Supervisors and the Bakersfield City Council approved a proposal they hope will put a stop to gang violence.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: September 19, 2006
http://www.kget.com/...

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Man in hospital after gang stabbing (Fall River, NJ): A city man is fighting for his life at an area hospital after he was allegedly attacked and stabbed several times by a trio of Asian Boyz street gang members.
Source: The Herald News    Date: September 19, 2006
http://www.heraldnews.com/...

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Man 'began firing' before being killed by police (Salinas, CA): Ivan Leon fired as many as five shots at officers during an exchange of gunfire Saturday night in Salinas that killed the 21-year-old Leon, police said Monday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 19, 2006
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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NLC initiates new California city gang prevention network (Washington, DC): The National League of Cities (NLC) announced today that it has established a network of major California cities to help them combat gang violence and victimization.
Source: U.S. Newswire    Date: September 19, 2006
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80 arrested in gang-related drug busts in Rockaway (Rockway, NY): Police in Rockaway swept through three housing complexes last week, arresting more than 80 people connected to a gang-related drug ring after an eight-month investigation, the Queens District Attorney said.
Source: Times Ledger    Date: September 18, 2006
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24 gang members charged after melee at diner (Fair Lawn, NJ): Two dozen gang members from Paterson were charged with rioting and other offenses Sunday after fighting broke out at a River Road diner, police said.
Source: The Record    Date: September 18, 2006
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Gang link likely in shooting death (Tucson, AZ): Police believe gang activity is behind the shooting death of a 37-year-old Tucson man whose body was found early Sunday morning outside a strip club on East Speedway.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: September 18, 2006
http://www.azstarnet.com/...

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Mtn. View police take aim at growing gang problem (Mountain View, CA): In the wake of escalating gang activity in Mountain View, officials over the weekend launched the Police Activities League at Castro Elementary School to build relations between police and area youth.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 18, 2006
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Battling youth gangs at the source (Anchorage, AK): Anchorage is furious about escalating youth violence and gang crimes and wants something done about it.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: September 18, 2006
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Early successes, more to do for Tacoma police gang unit (Tacoma, WA): Nearly two months old, the Tacoma Police Department’s full-time gang unit has made some headway in tempering the gang violence that flared across the city earlier this summer.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: September 18, 2006
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Police urge parents to help stop gangs (Boynton Beach, FL): One of the Haitian gangs' most vital tools is their stealth - especially with their parents. Unlike other gangs that are proud to be a part of their outlaw family, the San Castle Soldiers and B-Town Boys don't admit to the dirty deeds they do, Sheriff's Office Lt. Michael Wallace said.
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel    Date: September 17, 2006
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Effort to end gang violence (Santa Monica, CA): Elected officials Sunday joined with the faith-based community in launching a regional effort to address gang violence.
Source: Santa Monica Daily Press    Date: September 17, 2006
http://www.smdp.com/...

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Anti-gang dress code considered (Placer County, CA): Lincoln school officials are considering new measures to keep potential gang influences off campus, including prohibiting students from wearing gang-type clothing.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 17, 2006
http://www.sacbee.com/...

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Gang-related crime creeps into Sullivan County (Monticello, NY): If you live far enough in the country to have occasional bear problems, you don't expect to deal with gang problems, too.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: September 16, 2006
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