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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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Forbes proposes anti-gang funds (Washington, DC): Virginia lawmakers vowed to take on violent gangs Wednesday by offering federal legislation that would pump new money into prosecuting gang activity.
Source: The Daily Press    Date: March 17, 2005

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Shooting victim recovering (Hamilton City, CA): While a man wounded by gunfire Tuesday night recovered at Enloe Medical Center, Glenn County sheriff's investigators said evidence had grown that the shooting was possibly gang-related.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: March 17, 2005

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Honduran gang leader indicted (Houston, TX): A Honduran gang leader arrested in South Texas last month has been indicted and charged with entering this country illegally after he'd been deported.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: March 17, 2005

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Cops make second arrest in drive-by tied to gang war (San Antonio, TX): A man suspected of being the triggerman in an East Side drive-by shooting was arrested Tuesday night and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 17, 2005

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S.D. police chief requests 100 new officers (San Diego, CA): San Diego Police Chief William Lansdowne wants to get his department back to full strength by hiring 100 officers and 100 civilian personnel.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: March 17, 2005

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Police arrest two in shooting at vehicle (Wichita, KS): Wichita police have arrested two people and are seeking a third in a gang-related shooting where someone leaned out of a vehicle and fired several shots at a 17-year-old boy in another car.
Source: The Wichita Eagle    Date: March 16, 2005

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23 MS-13 gang members arrested (Virginia): Twenty-three Northern Virginia residents were arrested in the past week as part of a nationwide operation targeting suspected gang members.
Source: Times Community Newpapers    Date: March 16, 2005

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Gang rivalry blamed for United Center fight (Chicago, IL): A brawl between rival gangs at a high school basketball game Monday night at the United Center sent two people to the hospital but resulted in no arrests, police said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: March 16, 2005

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Fourth arrest made in drive-by shooting (Raleigh, NC): Police arrested a fourth teenager Monday in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting last week, according to a police news release.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 16, 2005

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Student assault probed (Cleveland, OH): Gangs could have been involved in an assault near East 93rd Street and Miles Avenue that left a South High School student without front teeth, police said.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: March 16, 2005

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Greenville police say shooting by cyclist gang-related (Greenville, NC): Two teenagers are charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a 13-year-old boy who police believe was an innocent bystander in a gang dispute.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: March 16, 2005

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Gang-related issues bring expulsions, suspensions (West Hartford, CT): Fights and other problems related to the "223" gang have led to two expulsions and several suspensions at Sedgwick Middle School, administrators told the town council's public safety committee Tuesday.
Source: The Hartford Courant    Date: March 16, 2005

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Schools locked down after Norcross shooting (Norcross, GA): An apparent gang shooting Tuesday near Summerour Middle School in Norcross prompted an hourlong lockdown of the school and nearby Norcross Elementary.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 16, 2005

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Madera police seek help to find shooting suspect (Madera, CA): Police asked the public's help Monday in finding a man who detectives said stepped out of a car in a parking lot near a central Madera nightclub and fatally shot a 16-year-old boy.
Source: Fresno Bee    Date: March 15, 2005

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Two arrested in stabbing outside city school (Lowell, MA): A pair of 15-year-old boys are facing attempted murder charges after allegedly slashing a 17-year-old boy's neck with a knife outside Lowell High School's Clement Gregory McDonough Complex on Paige Street about noon yesterday.
Source: The Lowell Sun    Date: March 15, 2005

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Huge street gang bust (Suffolk County, NY): Federal agents and Suffolk cops nabbed 15 members of a violent Honduran street gang that has steadily increased its influence in suburbia, authorities announced yesterday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: March 15, 2005

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Nationwide sweep nets more than 100 gang members (California): In an opening salvo against the violent Central American street gang Mara Salvatrucha, federal, state and local authorities across the nation have arrested more than 100 suspects - including 17 in Los Angeles - on criminal and immigration charges, officials announced Monday.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: March 15, 2005

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Federal antigang crackdown nabs 100 (Miami, FL): Federal officials announced the arrest of more than 100 members of a Latin gang that has grown a lot recently, including in South Florida.
Source: The Miami Herald    Date: March 15, 2005

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Nationwide crackdown on vicious gang nets 10 in N.J. (New Jersey): Ten New Jersey residents are among 103 people who have been arrested nationwide in a crackdown on one of the country's largest and most violent street gangs, immigration authorities say.
Source: The Record    Date: March 15, 2005

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ICE launches Operation Community Shield with the arrest of 103 MS-13 gang members in six U.S. cities (Washington, DC): Michael J. Garcia, Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), today announced the arrest of 103 members of the violent street gang Mara Salvatrucha 13 (MS-13) across the nation as part of a new anti-gang initiative called "Operation Community Shield."
Source: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement     Date: March 15, 2005

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