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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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Gang fight breaks out in a Salt Lake neightborhood (Salt Lake City, UT): A gang fight breaks out in a Salt Lake neighborhood... and scares residents who live near the crime scene
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: May 29, 2005
http://tv.ksl.com/...

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Maine police agencies probing 'gang-related' incident in Lebanon (Lebanon, ME): Three police agencies are investigating a possible gang-related incident that unfolded here Friday night involving a group of 20 to 25 people showing up at a home on Goding Road where a resident fired a gun into the air, according to the York County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Foster's Daily Democrat    Date: May 29, 2005
http://www.fosters.com/...

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County sees rise in gang activity (Luzerne County, PA): Once a problem for the bigger cities, violent street gangs have taken a strong hold in Luzerne County.
Source: The Citizens' Voice    Date: May 29, 2005
http://www.zwire.com/...

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Effects of gangs weigh on system (Madera County, CA): District Attorney Ernest LiCalsi has 17 homicide cases - more than he ever has had before awaiting trial in Madera County - and he blames escalating gang violence for 13 of them.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: May 29, 2005
http://www.fresnobee.com/...

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Gang search lands four in jail (DeKalb County, GA): A nationwide crackdown on an ultraviolent Central American gang called MS-13 has led to the arrest of a Norcross man and three others in a nearby section of DeKalb County.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 29, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Gang crackdown will strain county courts (San Bernardino County, CA): Courts are bracing for the fallout from the "war' county law enforcement officers have declared on gangs.
Source: The Sun    Date: May 28, 2005
http://www.sbsun.com/...

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Teen faces murder charge (Clayton County, GA): Clayton County police have charged a College Park teenager in the fatal shooting of a Mundy's Mill High student who would have graduated today if he were still alive.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 28, 2005
http://www.ajc.com/...

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Gang crime bill is resisted (Washington, DC): Congress is stocking the federal arsenal with new tools to fight gang crime, reflecting concerns among local officials that gangs are firmly rooted in the commonwealth.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle    Date: May 28, 2005
http://www.berkshireeagle.com/...

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Police seeking man in slaying (Durham, NC): Police are looking for Reshaun Cates, who has been charged with murder in the shooting death of George R. "Bull" Perry.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 28, 2005
http://newsobserver.com/...

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Some worried city in for a 'bloody summer' (Durham, NC): With several recent shootings and other acts of gang-related violence fresh in their minds, some Durham court officials are worried about what Public Defender Bob Brown calls "a long, hot and bloody summer."
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: May 28, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Five West Side gang members arrested on drug charges (Buffalo, NY): Five teens - identified by police as members of the 1015 gang, a youth gang on the city's West Side - were arrested on drug charges Wednesday afternoon at the 10th Street playground.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: May 27, 2005
http://www.buffalonews.com/...

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MS-13 gang focus of police conference (Providence, RI): MS-13, an international Hispanic gang that has been recruiting in the Providence metropolitan area, was in the police spotlight at a conference yesterday.
Source: The Providence Journal    Date: May 27, 2005
http://www.projo.com/...

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Shooting leads to a fatal crash (West Valley City, UT): Cindy Comeaux had just paid taxes on her car to get it registered Wednesday and was on her way back home to Magna when a Honda Civic crossed into her lane on 4100 South in West Valley City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: May 26, 2005
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Unwittingly, chain offered shirt with gang symbols (San Jose, CA): It all seemed innocent enough to the folks at Mervyn's: a red T-shirt with the phrase "All City Finals" on the front with the number 14 stitched in red.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 26, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Repeat graffiti attack angers family (Land O' Lakes, FL): They didn't need to read the words or understand the meaning: Just the sight of the black scrawl ignited a familiar frustration.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 26, 2005
http://pasco.tbo.com/...

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'Gang signs' prompt suspensions at Springs (Miami, FL): Three Miami Springs baseball players were suspended this week for allegedly showing gang-related gestures in a picture in the school's baseball yearbook.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: May 26, 2005
http://www.miami.com/...

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Gang raid yields new cases (Fontana, CA): An anti-gang dragnet in Fontana has triggered criminal charges against 15 people accused of crimes ranging from misdemeanor drug possession to felony robbery and gun violations, the area's top-ranking prosecutor said Wednesday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: May 26, 2005
http://www.pe.com/...

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San Jose sees surge in gang violence (San Jose, CA): The shy 13-year-old boy was playing outside the Alma Youth Center in San Jose on a March afternoon when he was approached by a group of older boys, some dressed in red.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 26, 2005
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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Man caught in gang shooting crossfire dies (Grand Rapids, MI): A Grand Rapids man caught in the crossfire of an apparent gang shooting has died.
Source: WWMT Channel 3 News    Date: May 26, 2005
http://wwmt.com/...

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Possible drug role in killing (Salinas, CA): Drugs may have been a contributing factor in the death of a 38-year-old man who was shot in Salinas on Monday.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: May 26, 2005
http://www.montereyherald.com/...

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