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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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Clay sheriff on gangs detective: 'I sure am glad he's on our side' (Clay County, FL): People join gangs because they desire a family, or they are being bullied and want backup protection, said Andy Scott, gangs detective at the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: November 30, 2008
http://jacksonville.com/...

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Payson authorities have eye out for gangs (Payson, UT): A growing gang problem has two groups pitted against each other in this small town, with one a subgroup of a Provo gang and the other stemming from northern California immigrants.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 29, 2008
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Gunfire at club leaves two dead (Detroit, MI): Trouble is commonplace at a popular downtown nightclub that was the site of a double homicide early Friday morning, said a neighbor and a disc jockey who works there.
Source: The Detroit News    Date: November 29, 2008
http://detnews.com/...

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Providence puts pressure on street gangs (Providence, RI): After several months of relative calm, five street gangs in the city’s West End have been involved in a series of shootings in recent weeks.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: November 28, 2008
http://www.projo.com/...

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Crips gang member arrested on drug charges (Kingston, NY): A Kingston man has been charged in connection with a cocaine trafficking operation.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: November 28, 2008
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/...

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Boys & Girls Club's Street SMART program teaches kids how to recognize and resists gangs (Gastonia, NC): Naida Adams just liked the design, but she soon learned that her notebook was sending an unintended message. "I brought a red bandana notebook, and people were telling me to put it up," the Grier Middle School eighth-grader remembered. "I said, ‘Why?' and they said because it's a gang symbol."
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: November 28, 2008
http://www.gastongazette.com/...

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Cases before high court take aim at anti-gang law (Fayette County, 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: Fayette Daily News    Date: November 28, 2008
http://www.fayettedailynews.com/...

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Authorities: Gang crackdown in Camden yields results (Camden, NJ): In the past six months a special operation targeting gang and other violent offenders in the Camden area resulted in more than 300 arrests, 40 gun seizures and thousands in cash and narcotics, officials announced on Wednesday.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: November 27, 2008
http://www.courierpostonline.com/...

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School suspends teen over drawings (Cobb County, GA): North Cobb High School sophomore Brandon Field was suspended from school for three days last week after turning in an assignment with doodling on it.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 26, 2008
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Word on the street: Seattle violence is rising (Seattle, WA): An ongoing war that has pitted gang members in Seattle's Central Area against rivals in Rainier Valley has grown increasingly violent over the past two years, say police and prosecutors.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: November 26, 2008
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/...

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East Orange gang crackdown spurs arrests of 32 suspects (Orange, NJ): Targeting mainly members of a violent Bloods street gang, East Orange police have spent the past five days raiding city locations and arresting people on a variety of gun-running, drug trafficking and other criminal charges, Police Chief Ronald Borgo said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 26, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Operation: “All The Kings Men” (Lee County, FL): In October 2007, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Division began an in-depth investigation into members of the Latin King criminal street gang.
Source: WINK News    Date: November 26, 2008
http://www.winknews.com/...

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Police looking for gang members find a toddler with a crack-pipe (Shafter, CA): A search warrant executed at a Shafter home turned up much more than expected. Officers say they were looking for gang members suspected of trafficking methamphetamines and found a baby holding a crack-pipe.
Source: KBAK Eyewitness News    Date: November 26, 2008
http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/...

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P.G. police close club blamed for gang violence (Adelphi, MD): Prince George's County's acting police chief shut down an Adelphi night club on Wednesday, calling it a victory against gang violence.
Source: WJLA 7 News    Date: November 26, 2008
http://www.wjla.com/...

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Summer events credited for decline in Holland gang activity (Holland, MI): Police say gang activity in city parks was down significantly last summer after 12 church groups and other organizations held numerous community events on weekend nights at the parks.
Source: The Grand Rapids Press    Date: November 26, 2008
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Hillsboro, Forest Grove school districts partner with community in gang prevention (Hillsboro, OR): Youth are joining gangs across the country at a higher rate than ever before. This is a problem that most of us think is just an issue in inner-city communities. Not so.
Source: The Hillsboro Argus    Date: November 26, 2008
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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14-year-old arrested in Hillsboro gang stabbing (Hillsboro, OR): A Hillsboro gang member was stabbed in the abdomen Tuesday night, allegedly by a 14-year-old member of a rival gang.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: November 26, 2008
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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Gang link seen in shootings (Seattle, WA): Police suspect that at least five victims in the weekend's shootings -- two at Southcenter, one at a First Hill nightclub and two on Rainier Avenue South -- had ties to the same street gang in South Seattle.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Date: November 25, 2008
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/...

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Reno parents ask for more police in gang-prone area (Reno, NV): Community members at Pine Middle School Monday night told Reno police and city officials they want more police patrols, stricter enforcement of open container laws, lighting on sidewalks and in parks and more athletic opportunities for youngsters to keep them away from gang activity.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: November 25, 2008
http://www.rgj.com/...

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Gang activity blamed for attack (Las Vegas, NV): Gang activity is being blamed for an attack that happened at a local park. As families and friends gathered to play soccer at Rafael Rivera Park, a runaway ball was the spark that left one teenage victim fighting for his life at University Medical Center, and three others recovering from bumps and bruises.
Source: KXNT News    Date: November 25, 2008
http://www.kxnt.com/...

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