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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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Love affair, gangs' feud leave one dead (Denver, CO): A bitter feud between street gangs exploded into retaliatory drive-by shootings that left a grandfather dead after a relative of one gang leader committed what was considered an unpardonable act of disloyalty.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: August 22, 2007
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Immigration authorities arrest 60 gang members, associates during North County sweep (San Diego County, CA): Federal immigration officials, with assistance from local law enforcement agencies, have arrested 60 Mexican nationals with ties to street gangs as part of an ongoing nationwide sweep, authorities said today.
Source: North County Times    Date: August 22, 2007
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Teen arrested after standoff (Visalia, CA): A teenage boy suspected in the possible gang-related killing last week of 16-year-old Daniel Saesee was arrested Monday by a Visalia Police Department SWAT team after a nearly 2 1/2 hour standoff.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 21, 2007
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Police nab man suspected in drive-by shooting (Merced, CA): Merced police have arrested a suspect they believe is connected to an Aug. 10 drive-by shooting that wounded five people. The shooting appears to have involved active gang members and those who wanted to leave the life.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 21, 2007
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Visalia police units gang up to fight street crime (Visalia, CA): Police and city leaders are taking steps to make sure a recent surge in gang-related violence doesn't turn into an out-of-control, upward spiral.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 21, 2007
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Three 'admitted gang members' arrested in gun thefts (Grand Haven, MI): Authorities say they have recovered 21 of the 50 guns stolen from two businesses this month, and three Holland Township teens with gang ties are in police custody
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: August 21, 2007
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Police suspect links to gangs (Las Vegas, NV): Locals with gang ties are likely to blame for the Sunday morning brawl on the Strip that ended with four bystanders suffering from gunshot wounds, Las Vegas police said Monday.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal    Date: August 21, 2007
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Slain teen was in gang, police say (Sumter, SC): A 16-year-old boy shot to death after a party Saturday was a local gang member and the shooting was gang-related, Sheriff Anthony Dennis said Monday.
Source: The State    Date: August 21, 2007
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Death leads to Web threats (Albany, NY): City police were monitoring social networking sites on the Internet Monday after learning revenge threats were posted following the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy over the weekend.
Source: Times Union    Date: August 21, 2007
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Street gang members arrested in gun thefts (Ottawa County, MI): Authorities say they have recovered 21 of the 50 guns stolen from two Ottawa County businesses this month, and three Holland Township teens with gang ties are in police custody
Source: Muskegon Chronicle    Date: August 21, 2007
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Suspected street gang members arrested in gun store burglaries (Robinson Township, MI): Robinson Township- Police say 3 teenagers arrested for a pair of lake shore gun shop burglaries are members of a street gang.
Source: WZZM 13 News    Date: August 21, 2007
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Gang beats up man in Spring Valley store (Spring Valley, NY): Police were searching for a gang that severely beat up a man inside a Main Street store early yesterday morning.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 20, 2007
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Initiative delivers hit to area gangs (Staunton, VA): With the last of 24 suspects snared in a December sweep of local street gangsters and dope dealers pleading guilty Aug. 8, Assistant Attorney General Phil Figura's winning streak remains intact.
Source: The News Leader    Date: August 19, 2007
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Two teenagers injured in Spring Valley fight (Spring Valley, NY): One teenager was slashed across the face and another hit by a car during a fight on South Cole Avenue, police said yesterday.
Source: The Journal News    Date: August 18, 2007
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Gang shooting kills one (Visalia, CA): A 16-year-old with links to the Asian street gang Oriental Troops was shot to death late Thursday during a gang confrontation in north Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: August 18, 2007
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Teen arrested in slaying of another teen in north Visalia (Visalia, CA): Police arrested one teenager in the shooting death Thursday night of a 16-year-old boy in north Visalia. Still, neighbors said violence continues to be a problem despite efforts by police to subdue local street gangs.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: August 18, 2007
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Chipping away at metro gangs (Denver, CO): Two hands clenched together in unity are the centerpiece of a mural that went up outside the Golden Gate Market in Northeast Denver this past weekend.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: August 17, 2007
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Dorchester shooting in broad daylight injures three men (Dorchester, MA): Three young men were shot in broad daylight yesterday in an apparent gang-related assault in Dorchester, police said.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: August 17, 2007
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New tourism campaign changing due to unintended gang sign (Virginia): As state tourism officials launched their new "Live Passionately" campaign Wednesday, a spokeswoman said they hoped a hand sign used in the marketing effort would "catch on and become a part of culture, especially here in Virginia."
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 17, 2007
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Public seeking information about gang activity (Greensboro, NC): The number of identified gang members and the amount of gang graffiti have increased in recent months, but that's not the only thing that keeps Greensboro police Sgt. Mike Richey's phone ringing.
Source: News-Record    Date: August 17, 2007
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