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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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Balto. Co. uses grant to form anti-gang unit (Baltimore County, MD): Baltimore County police say gangs are not a major problem in the county, but a unit is being formed to prevent what they describe as a growing threat.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.baltimoresun.com/...

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Region to get more federal help stopping gang activity (Washington, DC): Local law enforcement agencies will be getting more help from the federal government in their efforts to fight gang activity in the Washington region.
Source: NBC4 News    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.nbc4.com/...

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Four arrested after brawl at memorial (Madison, WI): A brawl that police say was gang-related led to the arrest of four teenage boys Wednesday at Memorial High School.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: November 10, 2005
http://www.madison.com/...

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Countywide Task Force targets gang violence and related crime (San Mateo County, CA): The Pacifica Police Department is doing its part to fight gang violence and related crime in San Mateo County.
Source: Pacifica Tribune    Date: November 9, 2005
http://www.pacificatribune.com/...

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Gang members sought after fight at restaurant (Orem, UT): Police are searching for a handful of teenagers who were involved in a gang fight at a Mexican restaurant in Orem early Saturday.
Source: Deseret News    Date: November 8, 2005
http://deseretnews.com/...

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Police say man shot at Orton Keyes died Monday (Rockford, IL): A man shot in the back of the head Sunday afternoon while sitting in the back seat of a moving car died Monday at SwedishAmerican Hospital.
Source: Rockford Register Star    Date: November 8, 2005
http://www.rrstar.com/...

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Gangs in Newport News (Newport News, VA): It may begin with menacing stares, but often escalates into pushing and threats. The instigators are always seen together and may wear the same kind of clothing.
Source: Daily Press    Date: November 7, 2005
http://www.dailypress.com/...

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Anti-gang unit's impact significant, says Ramos (San Bernardino County, CA): District Attorney Michael A. Ramos said Monday Nov. 7 that the money and personnel devoted to ridding county neighborhoods of gangs are having a significant impact.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: November 7, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Four in custody, six still at large after gang rape (Apple Valley, CA): Police believe the rape of an Apple Valley woman by 10 men including her date that night may have been an act of gang retaliation.
Source: The Sun    Date: November 7, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Meth's new market (Reservation, WY): Natasha Washakie has lived the depths of addiction to methamphetamine and come back up. She's seen friends trade sex for meth. She's seen one get her own children hooked on the drug, which among its side effects suppresses the appetite.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: November 6, 2005
http://www.denverpost.com/...

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Federal SWAT team kills two men in anti-gang initiative (Houston, TX): Two gunmen suspected of being gang members were killed and two others wounded Thursday night after a shootout during an anti-gang police raid on a house in northeast Houston, authorities said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: November 5, 2005
http://www.chron.com/...

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Snowman shirt's secret blows away critics (New York, NY): One of the hottest-selling T-shirts around the country shows a simply drawn snowman with a menacing expression.
Source: MSNBC    Date: November 4, 2005
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/...

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Heights concerned about youth gang activity (Elmira Heights, IL): Youth gangs from Elmira are starting to show up in Elmira Heights, say village officials who are concerned about how to handle the problem.
Source: Star-Gazette    Date: November 4, 2005
http://www.star-gazette.com/...

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Gang-related threats cancel football game (Mojave, CA): Mojave High School's football game tonight against Frazier Mountain High School was canceled because of gang-related threats of violence, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 4, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Pink duds banned for boys at a few schools (El Paso, TX): Pink is prohibited for boys at some high schools in El Paso because administrators say the color is linked to gangs.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: November 4, 2005
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

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Suspected gang members' gun battle with FBI kills two (Houston, TX): Two suspected gang members died and two others were injured during a gun battle with FBI agents in northeast Houston, KPRC Local 2 reported Friday.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: November 4, 2005
http://www.click2houston.com/...

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Police outraged by gang shootings (Trenton, NJ): A 25-year-old city man who was shot once in the head in the parking lot of a Passaic Street nightclub Tuesday night was in grave condition yesterday at a city hospital, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: November 3, 2005
http://www.nj.com/...

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Illegal and in gang? Prepare to go home (Minnesota): A nationwide crackdown on illegal immigrants who are members or associates of street gangs has led to the arrest of 44 people in Minnesota, 30 of whom have been deported.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: November 3, 2005
http://www.startribune.com/...

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Teen shot leaving Halloween party (Palmdale, CA): Halloween night turned tragic when a 14-year-old boy leaving a church get-together with his girlfriend was accosted by two young men and shot in what may have been a case of mistaken identity.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: November 2, 2005
http://www.dailynews.com/...

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Fight gangs harder, nabe urges cops (Elmhurst, NY): The recent gang-related stabbing of two high school students has heightened fears among Elmhurst locals who say police must do more to protect their youth.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 2, 2005
http://www.nydailynews.com/...

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