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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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Shot from street hits boy, 8, in family home (Lynn, MA): Snuggled on a couch with his relatives while watching a movie Thursday night, 8-year-old Melvin Harrison Jr. heard gunfire outside, but didn't realize that he had been shot until he ran into the kitchen and showed his mangled left hand to his father.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: July 30, 2005
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Gunman sought in brothers' deaths (Los Angeles, CA): Authorities were searching Friday for a gunman who allegedly shot two teenage brothers while they shopped at a minimarket in East Los Angeles - an attack that sheriff's officials said was gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 30, 2005
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62 gang-related arrests made in sweep (Ontario, CA): Ontario Police arrested 62 people for gang-related offenses during a large-scale gang enforcement sweep Friday.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: July 30, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Police believe slaying may be gang-related (San Francisco, CA): A 26-year-old San Francisco man was shot and killed early Friday in what may be retaliation for violence earlier this week in the Western Addition, police said.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: July 30, 2005
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SMASH targets Ontario gang members (Ontario, CA): The San Bernardino County gang unit continued its war on parole violators, known gang members and their associates Friday afternoon as more than 100 officers dispersed through the streets of Ontario.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 29, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Police: Anti-gang law 'needs teeth' (Athens, GA): Law enforcement officials are saying that the state's anti-gang law needs to be updated with harsher penalties as gang violence continues to be a growing problem in Georgia.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: July 29, 2005
http://onlineathens.com/...

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Two teens killed in gang shooting at East L.A. store (Los Angeles, CA): Two East Los Angeles teenagers were shot to death inside a market Thursday evening, the victims of an apparent gang killing authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 29, 2005
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Two teens accused of gang activity (Richmond County, GA): Richmond County sheriff's deputies have arrested one teenager for gang-related shootings early Thursday and are looking for another teen.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: July 29, 2005
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Gang members arrested in drug, weapons crackdown in Union County (Scotch Plains, NJ): Authorities arrested 11 people in Union County on Friday in a crackdown on street-level cocaine peddling. Eight others remained at large. Those arrested included the alleged leader and members of a street gang.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 29, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Cops say 44 arrested in bust of drug ring (Chicago, IL): After six months of surveillance and undercover drug buys, Chicago police accused 63 members of the Gangster Disciples gang Thursday of running a large drug operation at the Ida B. Wells housing complex.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: July 29, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Inland man shot dead as he slept (Lake Elsinore, CA): Two men gunned down a Lake Elsinore man in his bedroom Wednesday night in what investigators suspect is a gang-related slaying.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: July 29, 2005
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Victims of shootings not talking (Corpus Christi, TX): Police said they are making little progress in the investigation of a Tuesday night gang shooting because the shooting victims aren't saying much.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: July 28, 2005
http://www.caller.com/...

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Gang resistance plan for students approved (Brooksville, FL): Hernando County commissioners Tuesday approved a Sheriff's Office plan to provide gang resistance education to middle school-aged students.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: July 28, 2005
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Program targets gangs (Fort Worth, TX): Youths at risk of joining street gangs don't often set foot on college campuses. But Texas Wesleyan University will soon welcome them in a program designed to turn young people away from the dangerous lifestyle.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: July 28, 2005
http://www.dfw.com/...

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Police make strides in combating gang violence (San Francisco, CA): Last year, an eagle-eyed probation officer stationed at South San Francisco High School noticed something odd: Seven students had started dressing the same and spending all their time together.
Source: San Mateo County Times    Date: July 28, 2005
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Mayor of border town tries to work with gang members (Yuma, AZ): The leaders of the Mexican border town San Luis Rio Colorado have decided to work with a local gang linked to immigrant smuggling and at least two homicides on the U.S. side of the border.
Source: Tucson Citizen    Date: July 28, 2005
http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/...

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Study: Gangs on rise in Utica (Utica, NY): The city has an emerging gang problem that will grow worse unless preventive steps are taken, according to a study released Wednesday.
Source: The Observer-Dispatch    Date: July 28, 2005
http://www.uticaod.com/...

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Gang law to be used in robbery trial (Memphis, TN): An unused state law that's been on the books for eight years is finally going to be dusted off and applied here in a robbery trial of alleged gang members.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: July 27, 2005
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'Victory' vs. gang violence (Central Islip, NY): Two Freeport members of the MS-13 street gang were convicted of racketeering conspiracy yesterday after a one-night rampage in which three people they believed belonged to rival gangs were shot and wounded, officials said.
Source: Newsday    Date: July 27, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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Police train to spot gang symbols (Weyers Cave, VA): Images of a gritty, violent subculture with its own language of coded words, hand signals and tattoos flashed across a screen.
Source: The News Leader    Date: July 27, 2005
http://www.newsleader.com/...

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