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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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Codey announces steps to curtail gang violence (Newark, NJ): New Jersey's acting governor on Tuesday unveiled steps aimed at reducing gang violence, including the appointment of 14 people to the Gang Land Security Task Force and the creation of a new advisory panel to study how street gangs prosper.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 4, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Boy hurt in likely gang shooting (Oakland, CA): Three people, including two men and a 10-year-old San Leandro boy grazed on the face, were wounded late Saturday in a gang-related shooting outside a Jack London Square movie theater, police said.
Source: The Argus    Date: October 4, 2005
http://www.insidebayarea.com/...

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Police investigate graffiti incidents (West Hartford, CT): Police Chief James Strillacci said Monday that two new incidents of gang-themed graffiti do not necessarily signal a surge in gang activity.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: October 4, 2005
http://www.courant.com/...

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Man shot, killed near his North Side home (Chicago, IL): A Chicago man was shot and killed Sunday in an apparent gang-related shooting on the North Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 3, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Fatal shooting possibly gang-related (Columbia, SC): Columbia Police Chief Dean Crisp said Monday there are "strong indications" that the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy early Sunday might be gang-related.
Source: The State    Date: October 3, 2005
http://www.thestate.com/...

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City issues progress report on curbing gang violence (Santa Monica, CA): Nearly five months after State and local leaders vowed to take action to stop the gang violence that for years has cut short the lives of dozens of Santa Monica youths, a City report published Thursday shows some progress has been made, but much of the unprecedented plan still remains on paper.
Source: The Lookout News    Date: October 3, 2005
http://www.surfsantamonica.com/...

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Two arrested for alleged gang graffiti (Rogers, AR): Rogers police arrested two men late last week resulting in what they hope will be the end to an 18-month barrage of gang graffiti on the city.
Source: The Benton County Daily Record    Date: October 3, 2005
http://nwanews.com/...

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Extra patrols cut back on graffiti in central Miramar neighborhoods (Miramar, FL): Residents say they'd wake up and see graffiti plastered on garage doors, street signs or, in some cases, the sidewalk.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: October 3, 2005
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/...

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Gang connection suspected in slaying (Morgan Hill, CA): Morgan Hill police on Saturday were investigating the city's first homicide in four years - the result of an apparent gang-related shooting behind a Safeway supermarket.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: October 2, 2005
http://sfgate.com/...

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Police arrest alleged Richmond gang war gunman (Richmond, CA) : A man who is the alleged gunman behind a rash of gang-related shootings on the streets of Richmond has been taken into custody, police announced Sunday evening.
Source: KRXI Fox 11 News    Date: October 2, 2005
http://www.foxreno.com/...

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Gang gear set off fatal school fight (New York, NY): An after-school fight turned deadly, killing a 15-year-old boy, when one attacker - a known gang member - mistook another brawler for a member of a rival gang, a fellow student said yesterday.
Source: New York Post    Date: October 2, 2005
http://www.nypost.com/...

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Police arrest four alleged gang members for fatal school stabbing (Manhattan, NY): Four alleged gang members have been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing Friday at a Manhattan high school.
Source: NY1 News    Date: October 2, 2005
http://www.ny1.com/...

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Gang suspects arrested in robberies (Buffalo, NY): Five suspected members of the Newburgh Crew, an East Side street gang, face various charges including robbery, weapons and drug possession after Buffalo police converged on a Newburgh Street garage late Friday afternoon.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: October 2, 2005
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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84 with gang ties barred by judge (Vista, CA): A judge made a gang injunction against 84 people permanent yesterday but allowed them six months to challenge it.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: October 1, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Gang member held in St. Paul bat attack (St. Paul, MN): A St. Paul teen with ties to the Surenos 13 street gang is being held as a suspect in the baseball bat beating that left a 13-year-old boy critically injured, police said Friday.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 1, 2005
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Gang detectives investigate shooting (Lemon Grove, CA): Sheriff's gang detectives were investigating a shooting Wednesday night between two groups of men near Alton and Sherwood drives.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 30, 2005
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Henrico cracks down on gangs (Henrico County, VA): For the second time in recent weeks, Henrico County authorities have made an arrest in a violent gang-related crime.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: September 30, 2005
http://www.timesdispatch.com/...

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Gang crime's up and prayer's down (Bakersfield, CA): Gang activity is up according to the Bakersfield Police and local church leaders say, that's because prayer is down.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: September 30, 2005
http://www.kget.com/...

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Nashua police say gangs prefer bats (Nashua, NH): Police say gang members are swinging baseball bats more frequently these days when they commit assaults and other violent crimes in the city.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader    Date: September 29, 2005
http://www.theunionleader.com/...

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Suspects in custody after shootings in Addison (Addison, IL): Two young men faced felony charges Wednesday after police said one of them shot at a rival in another car in a high-speed chase from Addison to Wood Dale that ended in a crash with another motorist.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 29, 2005
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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