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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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Three suspected teen shooters are gang members (Omaha, NE): A third teenager was arrested on Sunday in connection with the shooting deaths of two people on Nov. 12.
Source: KETV 7 News    Date: November 24, 2008
http://www.ketv.com/...

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Testimony tells how gang used communication system to extort (El Paso, TX): Multi-layered and often confusing codes allegedly used by Barrio Azteca gang leaders in prison to communicate with gang members in the streets form a cornerstone of one of the largest gangland trials in El Paso currently under way in U.S. District Court.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: November 24, 2008
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Pittsburgh police arrest 25 in gang sweep (Pittsburgh, PA): Pittsburgh police say they've arrested 25 people as part of an operation targeting gangs on the city's North Side.
Source: York Daily Record    Date: November 24, 2008
http://ydr.inyork.com/...

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Police say nearly 5,000 in Tulsa area tied to gangs (Tulsa, OK): Approximately 5,000 people who are either gang members or have ties to street gangs are living in the Tulsa area, police estimate.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 23, 2008
http://www.tulsaworld.com/...

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Two wounded in gang-related shooting (Tucson, AZ): Two men were in stable condition at hospitals after they were shot in a gang-related incident Saturday afternoon on the North Side, police said.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: November 23, 2008
http://www.azstarnet.com/...

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Avondale teen slain in gang shooting, police say (Chicago, IL): A 16-year-old boy was killed Friday night near his Avondale home during what Chicago police say was a gang-related shooting.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 23, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Stockton hiring school anti-gang coordinator (Stockton, CA): Armed with federal anti-gang grant money, Stockton police are hiring a gang violence prevention coordinator who will work in the city's schools.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: November 23, 2008
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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New police unit to target gang activity (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis on Saturday unveiled a citywide gang-enforcement strategy to root out crime in gang-infested neighborhoods and reduce the city's soaring homicide rate.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: November 23, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Seven alleged members of Elizabeth City gang arrested (Elizabeth City, NC): Seven people whom police say are members of an Elizabeth City gang have been arrested in connection with a string of shootings and robberies starting in the summer.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: November 22, 2008
http://hamptonroads.com/...

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Raids net suspects in heroin sales ring (New Jersey): Continuing a statewide effort that has targeted guns, gangs and violent crime, authorities yesterday arrested more than a dozen people accused of taking part in a large-scale heroin distribution ring spread across Union, Essex and Hudson counties.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Judge makes injunction permanent against Rialto gang (Rialto, CA): A Superior Court judge made permanent an injunction against a Rialto gang, a news release from the San Bernardino County district attorney stated.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.pe.com/...

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Robbers target kids leaving Walnut Hills school (Evanston, OH): Undercover officers are now trying to catch a gang of criminals who are targeting students as they are leaving school in Evanston.
Source: WKRC 12 News    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.local12.com/...

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MS-13 gang member, associates indicted in NYC for murder, racketeering (New York, NY): Hector Portillo, a member of the international MS-13 street gang, and seven others were charged in New York City with multiple crimes, including 29 counts of murder, attempted murder, assault, racketeering, and illegal use of firearms.
Source: Hawaii Reporter    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.hawaiireporter.com/...

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Two arrested in Carpentersville drive-by shooting (Carpentersville, IL): Police arrested two suspected street gang members Wednesday on charges they participated in a Nov. 13 drive-by shooting outside the Carpentersvile home of rival gang members.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.dailyherald.com/...

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Accused knife-wielding teen a member of gang (Boston, MA): A Framingham teenager charged with stabbing a fellow student at Framingham High School on Thursday claims to be a member of a gang, the MetroWest Daily News reported.
Source: WCVB 5 News    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.thebostonchannel.com/...

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Man fatally shot leaving gang member's funeral (Chicago, IL): A 29-year-old man was killed late Thursday after being shot leaving a gang member’s funeral in the South Side's Gage Park neighborhood, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Teens learn anti-gang lessons at Step Up summit (Visalia, CA): There was a simple message behind this year's Step Up Youth Summit in Visalia: There's life beyond gangs. About 1,000 high school students considered at risk of gang involvement attended the event, representing schools throughout the county.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Cops trade gang-fighting tips (Chicago, IL): There are at least 80 gangs dealing drugs on the city's streets, protecting their business and territory with guns.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: November 21, 2008
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Omaha and Gangs: Stopping the Violence (Omaha, NE): Thousands of gang members, more gang related crimes. Law enforcement and gang experts say it's something they're fighting more and more all the time.
Source: KPTM 42 News    Date: November 20, 2008
http://www.kptm.com/...

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Five teens charged in Forsyth vandalism (Forsyth County, GA): Five suspected gang members have been arrested by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office for allegedly vandalizing more than a dozen buildings, including a local high school.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 20, 2008
http://www.ajc.com/...

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