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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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Police arrest 14 in attempt to curb drive-by shootings (Oxnard, CA): Fourteen Oxnard-area residents were arrested late last week during Ventura County Sheriff's Department gang patrols aimed at stemming an increase in drive-by shootings in El Rio and Saticoy.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: November 10, 2008
http://www.venturacountystar.com/...

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Gang activity in northeast Wisconsin on the rise (Wisconsin): Street gangs and motorcyle gangs have become a significant problem in Northeast Wisconsin, according to an analysis released today by Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: November 10, 2008
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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SLC forum to brainstorm ideas for gang reduction (Salt Lake City, UT): Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has announced the formation of a gang-reduction focus group to brainstorm ideas for tackling an increasingly visible gang problem.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 10, 2008
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Three injured in Ogden gang-related street fight (Ogden, UT): Three people were injured in a large, gang-related street fight early Sunday morning in Ogden, police said
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: November 9, 2008
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Police fear Fort Sill is home to gang woes (Lawton, OK): Soldiers such as Spc. Gregory Darnell King II are emerging as a new kind of face at Fort Sill — a face police claim many high-ranking military officers won’t acknowledge, let alone talk about.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: November 9, 2008
http://newsok.com/...

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Illegals arrested in bust (Charleston, SC): Federal agents swooped into the Lowcountry, plucked out more than two dozen illegal immigrants with gang ties and deported them from the country.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: November 9, 2008
http://www.charleston.net/...

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Fighting gangs with prevention (Cameron County, TX): They call it cause for concern. The Rio Grande Valley's elected leaders are sounding off as problems with drug cartel continue to grow south of the border.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: November 9, 2008
http://www.kgbt4.com/...

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Bus shooter arrested (Washington, DC): Numerous news sources are reporting that Hector M. Hernandez, a 20-year old residing in Takoma Park, was arrested Friday for the fatal shooting of a 14-year old boy on a Ride On bus last Saturday.
Source: DCist    Date: November 9, 2008
http://dcist.com/...

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Kids in North Jersey get a stark view of gang violence (Bergen, NJ): Police are making sometimes graphic gang awareness presentations to middle schoolers throughout North Jersey.
Source: The Record    Date: November 9, 2008
http://www.northjersey.com/...

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Police: Hispanic attacked by white NY gang, dies (Patchogue, NY): Police say a Hispanic man has been attacked on Long Island by a gang of white teenagers and stabbed to death.
Source: The Associated Press    Date: November 9, 2008
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S.F. killings seen as centering on gangs, turf (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco's 98 homicides last year, the highest number in 12 years, were anything but random. According to a new study, the violence was concentrated - routinely involving the same gangs and featuring suspects and victims with long rap sheets.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: November 9, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/...

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Supreme Court to review gang law (Atlanta, GA): When gang violence rose to an alarming high in the 1990s, legislators gave prosecutors a weapon of their own in a law that puts anyone convicted of gang-related crimes behind bars for longer.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: November 8, 2008
http://www.jacksonville.com/...

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County schools mull over stronger gang policy, uniforms (Lowndes, MS): It has been a communitywide concern for several months, and the Lowndes County School District may soon be adding “some teeth” to its school gang activity policy, members of the LCSD Board of Education announced during a Friday meeting.
Source: The Commercial Dispatch    Date: November 8, 2008
http://www.cdispatch.com/...

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Teen blames robbery on local gang (Englewood, OH): A Trotwood teen arrested for shoplifting alcohol told police he carried out the robbery to pay a marijuana-related debt to a street gang, although a detective believes the teen could have invented the explanation.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: November 8, 2008
http://www.daytondailynews.com/...

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Gang concerns draw a crowd (Marysville, WA): Yes, there are gangs in Marysville. This was one of the answers that emerged Thursday night at a forum organized to educate people about the gang subculture.
Source: The Daily Herald    Date: November 8, 2008
http://heraldnet.com/...

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Gang member arrested in jewelry theft worth $9K (Mesa, AZ): Mesa police arrested a gang member suspected of stealing more than $9,000 worth of jewelry from a pawnshop over the weekend.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: November 7, 2008
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/...

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County gang sweep nets 59 (Woodbury, NJ): Nearly 60 people, all of them with alleged ties to various violent street gangs, have been arrested following a five-month investigation into gang activity in suburban Gloucester County.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: November 7, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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One injured in gang-related fight (Morgan Hill, CA): An unidentified adult male was flown to a trauma center tonight after he was assaulted in what police are a calling gang-related fight.
Source: Morgan Hill Times    Date: November 7, 2008
http://morganhilltimes.com/...

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Guns found at Merced gangmember's home (Merced, CA): Merced police say a documented gang member is behind bars after a search warrant served at his Beachwood home revealed a cache of guns.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 7, 2008
http://www.mercedsunstar.com/...

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Mesa makes 80 arrests in gang sweep (Mesa, AZ): Targeting gang-related activity and serious street crimes, Mesa's gang task force arrested 80 people last month, 50 of them on suspicion of felony offenses.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: November 6, 2008
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/...

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