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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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After stabbing, Gunnison facility is locked down (Utah): The Central Utah Correctional Facility was placed on lockdown Saturday after an inmate was stabbed in what prison officials are calling a gang-related attack.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Man, 21, charged (Sarasota, FL): Police have charged a man in connection with Sunday's Gillespie Park murder, which a witness said was the result of a street gang argument.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.heraldtribune.com/...

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Radford suspends 4 students (Honolulu, HI): Two Radford High School students who were directly involved in a Saturday night fracas that sparked a series of confrontations on campus have been told to stay home indefinitely, school officials said.
Source: The Honolulu Advertiser    Date: February 3, 2005
http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/...

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Lawmakers probe gang link to Cumberland County prison melee (Trenton, NJ): Lawmakers who pushed for a Senate hearing on a melee at a state prison in Cumberland County questioned whether corrections officials deliberately downplayed the incident last month that sent 28 prison guards to the hospital.
Source: Newsday    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.newsday.com/...

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President plans anti-gang initiative and program to train lawyers in death penalty cases (Washington, DC): Declaring that "taxpayer dollars must be spent wisely, or not at all," President Bush said on Wednesday that his budget for next year would cut or eliminate more than 150 government programs.
Source: The New York Times    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.nytimes.com/...

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Police suspect robbery attempt gang-related (Pocatello, ID): Two Fort Hall teens who tried to force their way into a man's house early Tuesday morning while attacking him with a crowbar and knife, and two others who acted as lookouts, were under Fort Hall Police surveillance, Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen said.
Source: Idaho State Journal    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.journalnet.com/...

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Wanna-be gang members county's only threat (Brooksville, FL): Just a little less than a week ago, Christopher Heisler told authorities he was a member of the street gang Folk Nation.
Source: Hernando Today    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.hernandotoday.com/...

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Gang-related crime a public safety crisis (Springfield, MA): On Sept. 13, 1993, Arnoldo "Nardy" Perez was killed on a street corner in Springfield because he laughed at the gold and black beads worn by a member of the Latin Kings.
Source: The Republican    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.masslive.com/...

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First lady promotes youth initiative in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA): First lady Laura Bush visited an inner-city youth program Thursday to promote a White House plan to steer at-risk youth away from sex, drugs and violence.
Source: Centre Daily Times    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.centredaily.com/...

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Students complete anti-gang program (Pomona, CA): Virginia Frias, video camera in hand, patiently waited for her daughter Nancy's name to be called out in the cafeteria of Emerson Middle School.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: February 3, 2005
http://www.dailybulletin.com/...

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Report: Mass. needs more help to repel gangs (Boston, MA): The state should invest millions more and give police and prosecutors new tools so cities throughout Massachusetts can deal with growing gang violence, according to a legislative report released yesterday.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.lowellsun.com/...

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Shooting likely gang-related (Chico, CA): A man and woman recovering from gunshot wounds at Enloe Medical Center have been little help to police searching for up to three suspects who allegedly attacked them Monday night.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.chicoer.com/...

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Gang graffiti sting nets military rifles (Carson City, NV): An undercover crackdown over the weekend on gang graffiti took three guns — including two military-style semi-automatic rifles — off Carson City streets, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.rgj.com/...

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Shooting victim ends up in jail (Durham, NC): For the second time in less than a year, the victim in a gang-related shooting had to be arrested and jailed this week to ensure he would testify against his alleged assailant.
Source: The Herald-Sun    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.herald-sun.com/...

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Gang members admit smuggling illegal guns into city (Chicago, IL): Two gang members charged with running guns from Indianapolis to Chicago pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal weapons charges, federal prosecutors said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 2, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Shooting of teen boy is labeled gang-related (Elgin, IL): A shooting in Elgin over the weekend that wounded an Arlington Heights boy was gang-related, police said Monday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.chicagotribune.com/...

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Judge bars three gangs around South L.A. park (Los Angeles, CA): Seeking to restrict the activities of three South Los Angeles gangs, city officials Monday announced the establishment of a 7 1/2-square-mile "safety zone" that bars gang members from assembling within its boundaries.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.latimes.com/...

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N.Y. using terrorism law to prosecute street gang (Bronx, NY): The newest face of an alleged terrorist wears a goatee, stands about five feet tall, dresses in baggy clothes and resides in the Bronx.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

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Man accused of recruiting for gang, child abuse (Hernando County, FL): A 21-year-old man was being held at the Hernando County Jail on Monday after he was accused of using a knife to initiate teenage members into a reputed street gang.
Source: St. Petersburg Times    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.sptimes.com/...

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Panel aims to bolster laws on gang violence (Boston, MA): The Legislature's Public Safety Committee will call today for a strengthened campaign to combat gang violence, which is blamed in part for last year's dramatic rise in homicides in Boston, and which officials fear will lead to a surge in crime across the state.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: February 1, 2005
http://www.boston.com/...

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