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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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Judge sentences 5 North Avenue Boys to prison (Baltimore, MD): The remaining leaders of the North Avenue Boys were sentenced in federal court yesterday, dealing a final blow to an especially violent illegal drug organization whose feud with a rival gang ravaged a slice of East Baltimore for years.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: April 8, 2005

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Official to discuss gang presence in valley (Riverside County, CA): Riverside County Assistant District Attorney Rod Pacheco will give a presentation Tuesday on gangs in the Coachella Valley at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce breakfast.
Source: The Desert Sun    Date: April 8, 2005

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Police reacting to gang-related behavior (Rogers, AR): Five members of the Oakdale Junior High School Parent Teacher Organization got an eye-opening crash course in youth gangs Thursday.
Source: Springdale Morning News    Date: April 8, 2005

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Gang pair, including dangerous deportee, arrested (Boston, MA): Two members of the brutal East Boston-based street gang, MS-13, were busted, including a woman who had been deported for violent crimes, but managed to sneak back into the country.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: April 8, 2005

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Safest big city ready to step up the battle (San Jose, CA): There was a time when Wednesday night's deadly melee in an East Side neighborhood would have been an anomaly for San Jose.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: April 8, 2005

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Bratton: Gang efforts needed (Los Angeles, CA): More attention and resources are needed to combat the nation's gang violence, much of it exported from Los Angeles to smaller communities, LAPD Chief William Bratton said Friday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: April 8, 2005

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Man arrested in fatal shooting (Fort Worth, TX): Police have identified a 22-year-old man arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at an east Fort Worth apartment complex Wednesday night, and they are searching for a second man.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: April 8, 2005

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Residents, authorities gather to discuss budding youth gang (West Hartford, CT): Charter Oak neighborhood residents and town authorities concerned about a budding youth gang can agree on at least one thing: The group of mostly teens called "223" is certainly no gun-toting, drug-dealing gang such as the ones that operated out of Hartford in the 1990s.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: April 8, 2005

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Two mayoral camps focus on L.A. crime (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn picked up the endorsement Thursday of former Assemblywoman Paula Boland, who accused challenger Antonio Villaraigosa of being soft on gang criminals and child abusers.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 8, 2005

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Police target street crime (Clayton County, GA): Hitting areas around school districts, Clayton County police picked up 15 teenagers in an ongoing project aimed at reducing street crime and gang activity.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 7, 2005

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Police chief, councilwoman differ on need for gang unit (Cincinnati, OH): Cincinnati's vice mayor renewed her call Wednesday for a police gang unit to fight retaliatory and turf-related shootings, but the police chief insisted again that he doesn't need or want such a centralized approach.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: April 7, 2005

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Cops bust Harlem drug gang (Harlem, NY): Investigators have shut down another major uptown drug gang — but for Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau, this case was personal.
Source: New York Post    Date: April 7, 2005

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Gang Education 101: Education, Eradication (Herndon, VA): Concerned parents and community members gathered at Herndon High School March 31 to speak with local law enforcement officials about gangs and what is being done to identify and reduce gang involvement in the area.
Source: Herndon Connection    Date: April 7, 2005

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Crime units mesh to target gang members (Palm Beach County, FL): The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office organized a group this week to put gang members in jail. The sheriff's office hasn't gone after gang members like this for many years.
Source: WPBF 25 News    Date: April 7, 2005

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Teens challenge county on gang efforts (Annandale, VA): Seventeen-year-old Kevin Sanchez told county supervisors Tuesday night that one of his friends was stabbed nine times and dragged through the streets of his Lincolnia neighborhood.
Source: Times Community Newpapers    Date: April 7, 2005

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Woman held in bold gang slaying (Sacramento, CA): A 22-year-old woman who worked in the gift shop of Sacramento's Il Fornaio restaurant was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bold, midday gang slaying on Florin Road in February that highlighted a raging Asian gang war in Sacramento.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 7, 2005

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Two more men accused of plot to kill rival gang members (Vista, CA): Two Oceanside men who prosecutors say are members of a violent North County gang have been charged in a case in which six of their colleagues also are accused of plotting to kill one or more of their rivals.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 6, 2005

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Pasadena neighborhood locked down during gang hunt (Pasadena, CA): Two undercover police officers following a car full of suspected gang members became involved in a shootout Tuesday night, and at least six suspects were taken into custody.
Source: NBC 4 News    Date: April 6, 2005

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Congressmen stake separate turfs for gang bill (Washington, DC): A legislative battle over how to stop gang violence triggered a public clash Tuesday between two Hampton Roads congressmen.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: April 6, 2005

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Gunmen sought in shooting of five (Salt Lake City, UT): The Salt Lake City Police Department said Tuesday it was looking for two men in connection with the weekend shootings of five outside a restaurant.
Source: Deseret News    Date: April 6, 2005

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