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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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11 arrested in Manatee gang sweep (Manatee County, FL): Law officers have nabbed 11 suspects on charges of gang-related crime inside Manatee's newly-defined crime box, and the sheriff says more arrests are to come.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: April 22, 2006
http://www.bradenton.com/...

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Thug life (Tracy, CA): It should have been a quick walk to the store, where Victor Ramos planned to buy Pokémon cards for his kids. But a flash from the muzzle of a gun cut that walk short and nearly kept the father of five from ever walking again.
Source: The Record    Date: April 22, 2006
http://www.recordnet.com/...

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Gang scourge (Kingston, NY): Gangs, drugs, robbery. "They're all wrapped up together," the man said yesterday. He was sitting on a bench, a white T-shirt stretched across his back.
Source: Times Herald-Record    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.recordonline.com/...

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Cops tout anti-gang Operation CeaseFire (Trenton, NJ): City police are using Wednesday's arrest of a reputed Bounty Hunter Bloods gang leader as an example of what they hope to accomplish with their newly created Operation CeaseFire.
Source: The Times    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.nj.com/...

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Two arrested after Newport tagging spree (Newport, RI): Police Lt. Michael Brennan said one phrase best described the two Newport males recently arrested after a downtown tagging spree: "wanna be gangstas."
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.projo.com/...

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Longmont turning up pressure on gangs (Longmont, CO): The Longmont police chief told residents Thursday that he will increase the number of police officers who patrol the streets looking for gang activity.
Source: Rocky Mountain News    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.rockymountainnews.com/...

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Two stabbed in Charlestown within hours (Charlestown, MA): Packs of knife-wielding teenagers attacked two men in separate incidents only hours and blocks apart at the notorious Charlestown Apartments projects early yesterday and late Wednesday night, police said.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 21, 2006
http://news.bostonherald.com/...

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Murder suspect ordered held without bail in woman's slaying (Chicago, IL): A woman chatting with her identical twin on the South Side was killed last weekend when gang members opened fire on a rival faction, Cook County prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.suntimes.com/...

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Gonzales gives out anti-gang grant (Milwaukee, WI): U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales was in Milwaukee on Friday to announce a $2.5 million grant to fight gangs, and was also briefed about the Frank Jude Jr. beating case and a jury's acquittal of three former Milwaukee police officers tried in the crime.
Source: Journal Sentinel    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.jsonline.com/...

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90-plus gangs in Cleveland, task force says (Cleveland, OH): More than 90 gangs are contributing to the rising street violence in Cleveland, authorities said.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.cleveland.com/...

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Latest Pico murder likely gang-related (Pico Rivera, CA): A second gang-related slaying in a week here was a senseless tragedy, sheriff's deputies said, and prompted the mayor to call Friday for more patrols.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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DeKalb officers detail signs of gang activity (DeKalb County, GA): Pay closer attention to the wardrobes and tattoos to identify gang members, warned DeKalb County detectives who were invited to speak at a community forum on youth violence Thursday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 21, 2006
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Gang ties blamed in Visalia shooting (Visalia, CA): Four men were arrested Tuesday in what police say was a gang-related shooting that injured an Ivanhoe man in a north Visalia neighborhood.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: April 20, 2006
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Gang-related shooting wounds two youths (Salinas, CA): Two juvenile males were shot, seriously injuring one, Wednesday afternoon in what dispatchers described as "rapid gunfire" in Salinas.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: April 20, 2006
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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Alleged gang leader caught during sweep (Covina, CA): The alleged leader of one of two street gangs suspected of selling 500 to 800 pounds of methamphetamine per month was arrested Wednesday in a quiet Covina neighborhood.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune    Date: April 20, 2006
http://www.sgvtribune.com/...

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Police ramp up anti-gang coverage after rival gangs clash in Kingston (Kingston, NY): Following a night of gang violence between suspected members of the Bloods and Crips gangs in the City of Kingston Tuesday night, police are launching a four-person unit to patrol targeted areas, mostly during evening hours.
Source: Mid-Hudson News    Date: April 20, 2006
http://www.midhudsonnews.com/...

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Gang member shooting caught on tape, cops say (Jersey City, NJ): Jersey City police are looking for a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang caught on videotape shooting a fellow gang member on Easter Sunday.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: April 20, 2006
http://www.nj.com/...

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Going gangbusters (Pico Rivera, CA): A new two-person gang unit has made 13 arrests since it began patrolling the city's most active crime areas last week.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: April 19, 2006
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/...

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Chief: Gang activity steady (Longmont, CO): Gang activity has been a steady drumbeat in the city in the past two years, more so than in any time since the early 1990s, police said Monday.
Source: Daily Times-Call    Date: April 19, 2006
http://www.longmontfyi.com/...

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School policy targets gangs (Lebanon, PA): To prevent gangs from getting a foothold in its schools and the community, the Lebanon School District is enacting a policy to identify and prohibit gang activity, dress and behavior.
Source: Lebanon Daily News    Date: April 19, 2006
http://www.ldnews.com/...

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