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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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Law enforcement agencies team up again (Oceanside, CA): More than 100 police officers, sheriff's deputies and federal agents arrested 38 people before dawn yesterday in a sweep designed to imprison or deport gang members and their associates.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005

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Police tell how to spot gangs (Wichita, KS): From colored bandanas to graffiti, residents are taught the warning signs of gang activity and are urged to report it.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 30, 2005

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Ken Rodriguez: Gang injunction takes a big bite out of crime on the West Side (San Antonio, TX): Patrolman Humberto Gallegos is parked in front of a crack house on the city's West Side. From inside his squad car, Gallegos opens a notebook to show me the names of more than 100 prostitutes — some of whom once slept in this wooden shack on Rivas Street.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 30, 2005

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Police tie shooting of woman to gangs (Columbia, SC): Police say a woman was shot early Tuesday by a gang member who they believe was targeting her son — a member of a rival gang — in retaliation for an earlier assault.
Source: The State    Date: March 30, 2005

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San Jose stores asked to end gang-attire sales (San Jose, CA): The latest plan to attack gang influences in San Jose has arrived in the form of a letter. And the recipients, at least for now, appear to be heeding the letter's advice.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 30, 2005

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Cushing prison lockdown continues (Cushing, OK): The lockdown at Cimarron Correctional Facility moves into its second week today as the investigation continues into last week's gang-related brawl that left one inmate dead and 15 injured.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: March 30, 2005

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Black Disciples kingpin admits to role in drug scheme (Chicago, IL): The reputed king of the Black Disciples pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with other members of the street gang to distribute cocaine and heroin.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 30, 2005

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Police say claim of gang initiation false (Topeka, KS): Topeka police say false information about gang activity has been circulated to law enforcement and local media in an e-mail.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal    Date: March 30, 2005

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Grant will allow club to expand gang program (Ventura, CA): The Boys & Girls Club of Ventura has received a $95,000 grant from the Weingart Foundation for a two-year project in gang prevention.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: March 30, 2005

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Two OK prison inmates injured in gang-related incidents (McAlester, OK) : State prison officials say they're investigating two gang-related fights between black and white inmates at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
Source: KTEN Channel 10 News    Date: March 29, 2005

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Mayor vows to pursue a citywide gang injunction (Los Angeles, CA): Mayor James K. Hahn said Monday that he would pursue a far-reaching injunction to prevent street gang members from gathering and causing trouble throughout the city of Los Angeles.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 29, 2005

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Police seek suspect in shooting (Gwinnett County, GA): A teen who was fatally shot outside a Lilburn pool hall by a rival gang member is Gwinnett's second gang-related shooting victim in 11 days.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 29, 2005

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Gangs (Virginia): Please click on the link below for The Washington Post's special report section on "gangs."
Source: The Washington Post    Date: March 29, 2005

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City asks for more help from residents on safety, crime (Houston, TX): Any proposed increases in the city's five-year Capital Improvement Plan will have to address safety and crime-fighting or they risk being put on the back burner when it comes to funding, say city officials.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: March 29, 2005

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Central American gang threatens volunteer US Border Patrol (Arizona): Members of a violent Central American street gang have been sent to the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona to attack Minuteman Project volunteers, as they begin a month-long campaign to help patrol the southern U.S. border with Mexico.
Source: Voice of America News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Man shot to death at Logan's Willow Park (Logan, UT): A 19-year-old man has been shot to death at Logan's Willow Park and Logan police believe it was gang-related.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Panama City Beach officer killed (Panama City Beach, FL): A Wisconsin man, his body covered with gang-related tattoos, was arrested Monday and charged with the Easter Sunday shooting death of a police officer in this resort city, authorities said.
Source: The Ledger    Date: March 28, 2005

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Neighborhood fights gangs in court (San Antonio, TX): Ernestine Green and Ruth Price have lived on Sterling Street long enough to vividly remember the chaos that prevailed over their entire neighborhood in the mid-1980s, when gangs ruled the streets.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 28, 2005

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Gangsta gear a click away (San Jose, CA): Looking for the latest Norteño gangsta rap CD? How about a "Sureño 13" T-shirt? Shopping around for "gangsta garb" and other related merchandise is just a couple of clicks away - on eBay.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 28, 2005

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The most dangerous gang in America (Washington, DC): The signs of a new threat in northern Virginia emerged ominously in blood-spattered urban streets and rural scrub.
Source: MSNBC    Date: March 28, 2005

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