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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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‘Talking smack’ on MySpace leads to alleged gang-related shots (La Porte, IN): Several alleged gang-related shots were fired in a La Porte neighborhood Friday night, according to witnesses.
Source: Herald-Argus    Date: April 7, 2007

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Lake Worth residents want to work with cops in fighting gangs (Lake Worth, FL): Community leaders and elected officials continued their fight against violent crime Thursday evening with the second public rally in as many days.
Source: The Palm Beach Post    Date: April 6, 2007

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Gang turf war erupts in violence (Hollister, CA): Authorities believe recent gang violence is the result of a turf battle between rival factions of the Norte'o street gang over control of illegal drug sales in Hollister.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: April 6, 2007

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Gang violence on the rise? Some veteran officers say Yes. (Minneapolis, MN): Minneapolis was warned 22 years ago. That is when homicide Captain Mike Martin remembers the gang problem beginning.
Source: KARE 11 News    Date: April 6, 2007

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Defense attorney gives up fight over Wichita Falls "VC" gang injunction (Wichita Falls, KS): He still believes it's illegal and unconstitutional, but for now, an attorney and six of his clients are giving up their fight against an anti-gang ordinance in Wichita Falls.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: April 6, 2007

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Ten groups get fund from anti-gang initiative (Easton, PA): Ten organizations with programs in Easton have received a total of $74,000 through the Route 222 Corridor Anti-Gang Initiative.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: April 6, 2007

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Program warns of gangs coming to area (Little Egg Harbor, NJ): Chased from the cities, criminal street gangs are moving into your town and finding new prey in your children, a lieutenant with the Juvenile Justice Commission told parents.
Source: Ocean County Observer    Date: April 5, 2007

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Program teaches suburban kids how to short-circuit anger, avoid gang life (Pequannock, NJ): The New Jersey state Parole Board has brought its fight against gangs to a Morris County middle school, where sixth-graders are enrolled in a six-week course that teaches them how to steer clear of violence.
Source: The Record    Date: April 5, 2007

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LA gang members in country illegally may face quicker deportation (Los Angeles, CA): City and county prosecutors said Thursday they are working more closely with federal officials to determine legal residency of suspected gang members, noting illegal immigrants appear to make up a significant portion of the gang population.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 5, 2007

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Police arrest four teens in gang crackdown (Loudoun County, VA): The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested four teenagers thought to have ties to large street gangs and are questioning eight Park View High School students in an attempt to crack down on youth gang activity.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: April 5, 2007

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Feds to bolster war on gangs (Los Angeles, CA): Suspected gang members who are in the country illegally and are arrested for even minor crimes could face quicker deportation under new policies unveiled Wednesday by the top two prosecutors in Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 5, 2007

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Gang problem growing, TPD warns (Tallahassee, FL): Tallahassee is seeing a spike in gang activity, and city officials are responding by organizing town-hall meetings to get the community involved in combating the problem.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat    Date: April 4, 2007

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Tallahassee police target new gang (Tallahassee, FL): The FBI says members of a dangerous international gang are beginning to show up on the streets of Tallahassee.
Source: WCTV News    Date: April 4, 2007

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A.V. crackdown sends gangs to Santa Clarita (Santa Clarita, CA): Antelope Valley sheriff's deputies have been successful in cracking down on a local gang blamed for more than 200 felonies - but they're finding that the gangsters got the message and moved on to Santa Clarita and Kern County.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 4, 2007

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Nine accused of prison gang involvement (McAllen, TX): Nine alleged members of the Texas Syndicate prison gang are charged with racketeering crimes including murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking under a four-count indictment unsealed Tuesday, federal prosecutors said.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: April 3, 2007

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North Highline has growing gang woes (King County, WA): The December shooting death of King County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Cox was a reminder of Highline's growing gang problem.
Source: West Seattle Herald    Date: April 3, 2007

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Gang violence continues to rise (Hollister, CA): A house in the 1500 block of Diablo Drive and a car parked out front were hit by gunfire early Saturday in the city's sixth drive-by shooting in seven weeks.
Source: Hollister Free Lance    Date: April 3, 2007

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Gang probe ongoing in Sterling Park (Loudoun County, VA): The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Gang Intelligence Unit served 16 search warrants this past weekend and is investigating eight Park View High School students for three assaults that could be linked to gangs.
Source: Loudoun Times-Mirror    Date: April 3, 2007

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Gang killings are keeping homicide rates higher in Palm Beach County (Palm Beach County, FL): Take away the gang killings, and Palm Beach County's homicide rate in the first quarter of 2007 would be down from previous years, investigators said.
Source: Sun-Sentinel    Date: April 3, 2007

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13-year-old slay suspect tied to gang (Queens, NY): The Queens teen charged with killing a classmate at a playground is a gang member with a discipline problem, a lawyer for the city charged in Family Court yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: April 3, 2007

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