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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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Dress code violations raise fairness issues (Santa Fe, NM): Twenty students from Capital High School have been disciplined this year for violating the district's dress code by wearing clothing associated with street gangs.
Source: The New Mexican    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.santafenewmexican.com/...

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Police arrest suspect in gang shooting (Somerville, MA): A 21-year-old man who bought the booze for a teenage party on Everett Street and allegedly shot another partygoer in an altercation over gang colors was arrested Friday afternoon.
Source: The Somerville News    Date: September 3, 2008
http://somervillenews.typepad.com/...

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Home Turf - The Bloods and the Crips surface in Chester (Chester, PA): There's been much discussion of Chester's recent uptick in gun-related violence that left six dead and more injured over a week's span in mid-August. Wendell N. Butler Jr., the mayor of Chester and a former Chester cop, said the violence, which mostly involved young men, was related to drugs, long-held neighborhood beefs and arguments over girls.
Source: Philadelphia City Paper    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.citypaper.net/...

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25 criminal aliens and documented street gang members arrested (Naples, FL): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in Fort Myers and the Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested 25 criminal aliens and documented street gang members following a two-day enforcement operation targeting criminal aliens and street gang members in the Naples area.
Source: WINK News    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.winknews.com/...

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Police sweep nets 70 gang suspects (Corpus Christi, TX): Area law enforcement agencies arrested during the past week 70 known and suspected gang members wanted in connection with crimes ranging from public intoxication to murder.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.caller.com/...

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Highly-organized national street gang a major presence on Buffalo's West Side (Buffalo, NY): Two years ago, one of the nation’s biggest and most well-organized street gangs decided to expand operations in Buffalo, seeking to make the city’s West Side its turf for drug-dealing.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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Gang tagger shoots father (Fontana, CA): Police say two taggers who shot a 41-year-old man late Tuesday in a Southridge neighborhood are members of a gang well-known to the department.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www2.sbsun.com/...

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Macon police expands task force to focus on shootings (Macon, GA): Macon police arrested an 18-year-old man Tuesday morning in connection with an Aug. 24 shooting that critically injured a Macon man on Vinson Avenue.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.macon.com/...

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NAACP puts curfew request for Macon on hold (Macon, GA): Local NAACP leaders have put on hold plans to seek a 9 p.m. curfew for anyone under age 25 as they wait to see what ideas others put forward to address the rash of recent shootings in Macon.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.macon.com/...

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City police, county talk gang injunction (Palm Springs, CA): The Palm Springs Police Department met Tuesday with the Riverside County District Attorney's Office to talk about a possible gang injunction being filed in the city.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.mydesert.com/...

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Authorities warn against gang growth (Middlesex, NC): Approximately 70 Middlesex area residents packed the Family Life Center at Middlesex Baptist Church one night last week to learn about gangs and how to prevent them.
Source: Spring Hope Enterprise    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.springhopeenterprise.com/...

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Gang association rises in schools (Columbia, MO): More Columbia students said they belong to a gang than students in previous years, but the increase isn’t cause for alarm, a school administrator said.
Source: Columbia Daily Tribune    Date: September 3, 2008
http://www.columbiatribune.com/...

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Weekend's violence kills one, injures five (Salinas, CA): In a grim echo of the Labor Day weekend shootings that injured 14 people in Salinas in 2007, the city saw another bloody holiday this year.
Source: The Californian    Date: September 2, 2008
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

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School administrators police clothing on campuses (San Jose, CA): Red shoelaces. A Nike swoosh. A knit beanie. While in most settings they're innocuous accessories, on some school campuses they're fashions that administrators battle to help keep gangs at bay.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 2, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Ports. Police Dept. recognized for their effort to bring down gang violence (Portsmouth, VA): Portsmouth's Cradock neighborhood has a long running feud with gang crime. Tuesday night, a number of investigators from the Portsmouth Police Department were recognized for their efforts to bring Cradock's gang activity to a stop.
Source: FOX 43 News    Date: September 2, 2008
http://www.myfoxhamptonroads.com/...

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Mesa police arrest known gang members in assault (Mesa, AZ): Two gang members suspected of punching and injuring two women in a rival gang were arrested Saturday night, Mesa police said.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: September 2, 2008
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/...

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Graffiti ’tagged’ for removal (Boston, MA): Gangbangers could get two years in jail, pay hefty fines and even lose their driver’s licenses for leaving graffiti tags under a proposal the City Council takes up Thursday.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: September 2, 2008
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Police have target in panty burglaries (Ontario, CA): Police said they are one step closer to catching a panty burglar who plagued residents of the Casitas Apartments during the past year.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: September 2, 2008
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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10-year-old girl fatally shot in gang crossfire (Chicago, IL): The weapon believed to have been used in the slaying of a girl who was reportedly walking with her blind 7-year-old sister when she was shot Monday afternoon on the South Side has been found.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 2, 2008
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Joining forces to clean crime hot spots (Pemberton Township, PA): One road in the Sunbury Village section of Pemberton Township has been the site of so many shootings and so much drug-peddling and mayhem that some residents cynically call it "Crenshaw" after the violence-plagued area of Los Angeles.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: September 1, 2008
http://www.philly.com/...

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