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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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Police: Shooting was gang-related (Charlotte, NC): Police say they are investigating a southwest Charlotte shooting late Tuesday night as gang-related violence.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: July 5, 2006

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Rose Hills probe stalls (Whittier, CA): An investigation into a shooting that left three people wounded last week near Rose Hills cemetery has snagged, and frustrated investigators have little hope of making any headway unless witnesses and the victims start talking.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: July 4, 2006

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Gang accused of conspiring to kill blacks (Los Angeles, CA): Jose Cruz is a walking testament to what happens when a member turns against the Avenues street gang.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 4, 2006

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Gangs show colors on the Web (Los Angeles, CA): Some of the country's most notorious street gangs have gotten Web-savvy, showcasing illegal exploits, making threats, and honoring killed and jailed members on digital turf.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 4, 2006

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Police: Girl a factor in shooting (Richmond, VA): A teenager shot Saturday night outside the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Richmond's facility in the Fan District had come to the defense of a female friend, police said.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: July 4, 2006

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City's Pacific Island population faces rash of crime (Anchorage, AK): The city's small Polynesian community is taking steps toward curbing the gang violence that has bubbled to the surface in recent years.
Source: Anchorage Daily News    Date: July 4, 2006

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Fights break out at city carnival (Harford County, MD): A gang-related melee erupted toward the end of a family-themed carnival in Havre de Grace on Sunday night, with at least six police agencies responding to break up fights between unruly teens
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: July 4, 2006

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Drive-by leaves two juveniles injured (Bradenton, FL): A gang-related drive-by shooting sent two juveniles to the hospital just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday. One was wounded in the leg, the other was wounded in his ankle - both non-life threatening injuries, according to Bradenton Police Department officials.
Source: Bradenton Herald    Date: July 3, 2006

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AG police arrest 2 after knife fight (San Luis Obispo, CA): Two men were arrested early Sunday in what Arroyo Grande Police are calling a gang-related fight at a fast food restaurant.
Source: The Tribune    Date: July 3, 2006

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Survey shows gang violence increasing in the south (Chattanooga, TN): A national survey shows gang activity is increasing in the south and Tennessee law enforcement officials as well as their colleagues in other states are taking steps to curtail it.
Source: WVLT 8 News    Date: July 3, 2006

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Provo police arrest man with large knife at fight (Provo, UT): A suspected gang member is in custody after officers found him with a large, curved knife at a gang fight in Provo, police said.
Source: Deseret News    Date: July 3, 2006

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Community groups can play a role in gang awareness, fighting crime (Pennsylvania): Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, local prosecutors and the police came together to announce new, joint initiatives against gang violence.
Source: The Morning Call    Date: July 3, 2006

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Kids' anti-gang help a call away (San Bernardino, CA): Growing up around gangs and drugs in the 1980s, Lonnie Castruita often wished he had someone he could really talk to.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 2, 2006

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Young gang attacks latest incidents in violent summer (Louisville, KY): Police in Louisville are blaming a roving gang of teenagers for several attacks on western Louisville residents.
Source: WKTY 27 News    Date: July 2, 2006

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Grants for gang awareness programs (New City, NY): Rockland County will finance nonprofit agencies that help prevent young people from joining gangs. The Rockland Youth Bureau will accept grant applications. The bureau has been working with the county's gang prevention task force to identify youth gangs.
Source: The Journal News    Date: July 2, 2006

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MS-13 blamed in three Pr. George's slayings (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County police today identified the three young men fatally shot yesterday by assailants thought to belong to a Latino street gang.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: July 2, 2006

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Newark cops form anti-gang team (Newark, CA): On a sunny afternoon, children shoot hoops, make friendship bracelets and just sit watching the day go by at the Jerry Raber Ash Street Park. They are part of a city summer recreation program designed to keep young people busy and out of trouble.
Source: The Argus    Date: July 1, 2006

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Call goes out for anti-gang proposals (Cleveland, OH): U.S. Attorney Greg White has $1.5 million to spend in select Cleveland neighborhoods to keep people from joining gangs and he is looking for ideas on how to use it.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: July 1, 2006

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14 face charges of gang crimes (West Valley City, UT): An indictment unsealed Friday accuses 14 alleged members and associates of a Salt Lake County street gang of conducting a decadelong reign of terror - including a murder, carjackings, home invasion robberies and the attempted killings of rival gang members.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: July 1, 2006

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Burlco adds to anti-gang task force (Brulington County, NJ): Burlington County officials are taking steps to bolster a new task force to combat juvenile gangs in light of recent gang violence in three municipalities.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: July 1, 2006

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