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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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St. Paul police raid 16 houses in gang bust (St. Paul, MN): During the past nine months, St. Paul police investigators say they've seen a spike in gang-related crimes.
Source: Star Tribune    Date: October 4, 2006

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Student heads up protest of hat ban (Bethlehem, NY): Binijuktya Sen owns more than 20 hats. Under a new rule that Sen and nearly half the students at Bethlehem High have protested, he can't wear any of them to school.
Source: Times Union    Date: October 4, 2006

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Alleged NE El Paso gang fight lands 3 teens in hospital (El Paso, TX): A fight involving several people and the use of a baseball bat puts three teens in the hospital Tuesday night.
Source: KVIA ABC 7 News    Date: October 4, 2006

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Officials step up gang prevention effort (New Jersey): Authorities in South Jersey are taking a proactive stance against street gangs, a growing menace that has spread from urban areas and now threatens rural and suburban communities.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: October 3, 2006

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Lawmakers push for more anti-gang funding (Oklahoma City, OK): Gang violence is escalating in Oklahoma City, prompting lawmakers and community leaders on Tuesday to push for more funding to help stem gang activity.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: October 3, 2006

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Three Beaufort-based Marines charged in gang-related crimes (Columbia, SC): Three of four Marines authorities say traveled to Columbia several times to recruit teens for a Florida-based gang have been charged with third-degree burglary and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Source: The State    Date: October 3, 2006

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Gang injunction war goes to Federal Court (Wichita Falls, TX): The gang injuction fight has made its way to Federal Court. Wichita Falls Civil Rights lawyer, Rick Bunch filed papers in Federal Court saying it's unconstitutional.
Source: KAUZ NewsChannel 6    Date: October 3, 2006

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Gangs in the ranks (Chicago, IL): Iraq war veteran Juwan L. Johnson was about to retire from the Army when his mother was notified last year that he was found dead in his barracks bed on a military base in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: October 2, 2006

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Gangs discussed in Frankfort (Frankfort, IN): Don Stock, mayor of Frankfort, met with a group of concerned citizens Sunday evening at the Frankfort Community Public Library.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: October 2, 2006

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Party fouled by fight (Long Island, NY): A 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest during an apparent street gang brawl that disrupted a quinceañera celebration at a church-owned building in Hempstead, Nassau County police said.
Source: Newsday    Date: October 2, 2006

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Gang authorities (Wichita, KS): Wichita police Sgt. Jose Salcido shines a flashlight near a sidewalk. He and a few fellow officers are looking closely for shell casings in the grass along the 1700 block of North Waco.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: October 1, 2006

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Commish downplays city gang concerns (New York, NY): New Yorkers shouldn't be alarmed that street gangs are growing in the city, because other places have it worse, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: October 1, 2006

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Bronx beep in push vs. gangs (Bronx, NY): With crimes by street gangs on the rise, Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión called yesterday for making their recruiting efforts a crime.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 30, 2006

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Keeping an eye on gang signs (Manchester, CT): Manchester police officer Bernie Hallums sees middle school students imitating what they see and hear in pop culture, and he worries about the consequences.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: September 30, 2006

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Gang problems get $200,000 grant in Maryland (Aberdeen, MD): The fight against gang violence in Maryland got a new boost Saturday, with the announcement of a $200,000 grant designated for gang prevention.
Source: WJZ Channel 13 News    Date: September 30, 2006

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Old fear of gangs returns to cities (Hartford, CT): In the dangerous world of street gangs, a simple New York Yankees cap can be a symbol of a gang affiliation.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: September 30, 2006

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Eport says gang activity rampant (Columbia, SC): South Carolina, in the Midlands and Pee Dee especially, has not escaped a national trend of gang members setting up shop in rural areas, a just-released report by the University of South Carolina shows.
Source: The Sun News    Date: September 30, 2006

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Gang activity spreading in S.C., researchers say (Columbia, SC): South Carolina has a growing gang problem that is spreading from the cities into rural counties — yet only nine police agencies have two or more officers assigned to monitor and control gangs, according to a new survey by the University of South Carolina Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Source: The State    Date: September 30, 2006

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City gets an ally in graffiti fight (St. Paul, MN): By night, taggers leave their marks around St. Paul. By day, Robert Molin sweeps in to eradicate their handiwork.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: September 29, 2006

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Arrests in gang effort top 200 (Greene County, MO): Police have made 80 felony arrests related to gang activity since the Aug. 3 creation of a special gang task force, and more than two dozen suspected gang members have been indicted by a Greene County grand jury.
Source: The Springfield News-Leader    Date: September 29, 2006

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