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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 track down, chase street gangs across Web (Columbus, OH): Four Mifflin High School students flash gang signs and hold up red bandannas while one points a gun in a MySpace photo.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: September 7, 2008
http://www.dispatch.com/...

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Man beaten, stabbed at party (Arcadia, CA): A man was hospitalized Saturday after he was beaten and stabbed at a house party in an apparently gang-related attack, authorities said.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: September 7, 2008
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/...

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Gangster reveals Mexican Mafia secrets (Los Angeles, CA): The life of a high-level mobster is a staple of books and Hollywood films. But most real-life gang leaders don't tell their stories. The code of silence runs deep; breaking that code can be fatal.
Source: NPR News    Date: September 6, 2008
http://www.npr.org/...

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Spate of shootings stirs up Soledad (Soledad, CA): A woman was injured and an apartment complex and nearby parked cars were riddled with bullets in two shootings within 72 hours in Soledad.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 6, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Boy suffers non-life threatening injury in Vacaville shooting (Vacaville, CA): Vacaville police are investigating what they believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting that injured a juvenile boy early Saturday morning.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 6, 2008
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Activities down for local gangs (Gainesville, GA): To local law enforcement, Charles Douglas Graham represents the most violent and troubling era of Hall County’s street gang activity.
Source: The Times    Date: September 6, 2008
http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/...

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Gang activities increase in community (Bowman, SC): An increase in gang activities in Bowman during August was noted during the regular Bowman Town Council meeting on Sept. 2.
Source: The Times and Democrat    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.timesanddemocrat.com/...

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Seven arrests in crackdown on parolees, gang activity (Manteca, CA): Seven arrests took place as part of a series of promised probation searches ordered by Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker to step up pressure on gang activity.
Source: Manteca Bulletin    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.mantecabulletin.com/...

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Two stings target Lincoln Park gang (San Diego, CA): Two undercover drug stings have dealt a substantial blow to a large Lincoln Park gang believed to be responsible for much of the violence and drug trafficking in southeastern San Diego neighborhoods, authorities announced yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Los Angeles takes aim at area gangs (Los Angeles, CA): The City Attorney's Office sought an injunction Friday that would prevent members of six South Los Angeles gangs from associating in public or possessing weapons and graffiti tools.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.dailybreeze.com/...

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Porterville teen gang suspect made death threats against officers (Porterville, CA): Porterville police said a teenage gang suspect made threats against officers involved in his arrest Thursday night.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/...

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Schools, police respond to gang fears at Glenn H.S. (Kernersville, NC) : "There are gang members in this school district." Despite the admission from Dr. Don Martin, superintendent from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County schools, he says being in a gang is not grounds for punishment.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: September 5, 2008
http://www.myfoxwghp.com/...

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The Police Bureau's Hotspot Enforcement Action Team works to keep a lid on gang and youth violence (Portland, OR): Portland Sgt. Craig Mendenhall and his team of officers are rolling through Northeast Portland on a July weeknight when they spot at least 50 teenagers gathered on North Haight Avenue, just south of Killingsworth. Some stand by parked cars, others huddle on the sidewalk.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

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CSUSM professor's documentary focuses on local gangs (San Diego, CA): Kristine Diekman is not one to shy away from difficult subjects. Her previous videos have addressed mental illness and mothers on trial for killing their children.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.signonsandiego.com/...

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Purported gang member turns himself in to police (Pemberton, NJ): A 22-year-old township man who police say is a known Bloods gang member surrendered to authorities Tuesday afternoon on a warrant stemming from a drug raid, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.nj.com/...

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Feds probe witness tampering (Denver, CO): Brian Kenneth Hicks, an alleged drug kingpin indicted in one of the largest gang cases in Colorado history, may be trying to influence witnesses from his jail cell, prosecutors say in recent court filings.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.denverpost.com/...

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Two held in Fontana shooting of father confronting taggers (Fontana, CA): Two young men who police believe shot a 41-year-old father in the neck and back after a confrontation over graffiti were arrested early Thursday morning.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Salinas man dies from gunshot wound (Salinas, CA): A 55-year-old man is the latest casualty of gang violence in Salinas and the city's 18th homicide victim this year. His death was the result of one of three shootings in Monterey County in a two-hour period late Tuesday.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Bloods, Crips worry police (Washington, DC): Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier and federal law officials said Wednesday that they are concerned about the arrival of the notorious Bloods and Crips gangs leading to conflicts with local gangs, particularly in the struggle to control the illegal drug trade.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: September 4, 2008
http://washingtontimes.com/...

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Gang member tried to hide gun after slaying 10-year-old girl, prosecutors say (Chicago, IL): A man trying to shoot rival street gang members as part of a long-running turf battle instead ended up gunning down Nequiel Fowler, 10, as she played with her younger sister on Chicago's South Side earlier this week, prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 4, 2008
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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