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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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12 nabbed in drug sweep of Chicago Lawn area (Chicago, IL) : Chicago police wrapped up a three-month investigation of drug dealers in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood this week, arresting a dozen people, department officials said Thursday.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: August 20, 2004

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Gang member sentenced (St. Paul, MN): He pleaded guilty to his part in the gang-related murder of a co-worker and gave police enough information to track down his alleged accomplices, the murder weapon and the car used in the getaway. Jose Monroy Vega even testified at the trials of his co-defendants — the only one of the three who cooperated with authorities.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: August 20, 2004

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Two men arrested in robbery case (San Marcos, CA): Two men have been arrested in connection with a gang-related home-invasion robbery last month at an Arbor Lane apartment, the Sheriff's Department said yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 20, 2004

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Gang awareness seminar in Houston draws dozens (Warner Robins, GA): When Houston County police officers started tracking gang activity in the late 1990s, they were tracking as many as 15 different gangs. "I'm not saying we do not have gangs in Warner Robins currently," Warner Robins gangs intelligence Officer Karen Stokes said.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: August 20, 2004

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Neighbors fear more unrest after stabbings (Lynn, MA): Residents living in a Lynn neighborhood where four teens were stabbed Wednesday night in apparent gang violence believe the dispute is far from over and that retaliatory attacks will come. None of the injuries were life-threatening, according to police.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: August 20, 2004

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Schools prepare for teen gangs (Washington, DC): The gang violence this summer has prompted regional school systems and authorities to take unprecedented measures in preparation for the upcoming school year.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: August 19, 2004

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Weekend assaults kill 2, injure several (San Diego, CA): Three shootings that left two people dead and several injured over the weekend were committed by two young brothers who told police they have been on a "mission" to kill rival southeastern San Diego gang members since spring, a prosecutor said yesterday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 19, 2004

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Two suspects’ records reveal lives of crime (Oklahoma City, OK): Two teenage suspects in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old Oklahoma City boy were in custody of the state Office of Juvenile Affairs at the time, court records show. Salvador Martinez, 16, was paroled from the L.E. Rader Center in March after serving six months for assault with a firearm. ***There are additional gang-related articles on the page that the link brings you to***
Source: The Daily Oklahoman    Date: August 19, 2004

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Immigration officials say they'll target gang members (Omaha, NE): Immigration officials considering deporting illegal immigrants who threaten the community pre-emptively- before they're convicted of crimes - would act under the guidance of police and prosecutors, an official said Wednesday.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: August 19, 2004

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Three held in Moody brawl (Moody, TX): Judge Carl Lewis locked up two boys from Moody High School on Wednesday, the day after a brawl that left a boy with a knife wound and a collapsed lung. The names of the two detained boys, both 14, are withheld because of their age.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times     Date: August 19, 2004

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‘703 Mob’ gang exposed in Sterling (Sterling, VA): The Loudoun Sheriff’s Office searched the home of suspected gang members earlier this month and revealed in a search warrant that it has been aware of a new active Sterling Park street gang whose members call themselves the “703 Mob.”
Source: Leesburg Today    Date: August 19, 2004

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Police nab 2 in gang graffiti case (Gainesville, GA): Quick action earlier this week by Gainesville schools erased the attempts of vandals to spread their gang message through graffiti. And authorities have charged two of the three teen-agers that they believe are responsible for the defacing, which occurred late Sunday night or early Monday morning.
Source: The Gainesville Times    Date: August 19, 2004

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Gang activity on rise in Spokane (Spokane, WA): In the last month, Spokane Police have seized guns and responded to several drive-by shootings, all tied to gang violence.
Source: KXLY News    Date: August 19, 2004

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Area school conference focuses on gangs (Greenbelt, MD): As youth gangs expand throughout the Washington region, many public schools are playing a more sinister role than teachers, counselors and parents realize: They have become recruiting grounds for gang members, school and law enforcement officials said yesterday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 19, 2004

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Police say shoe, car tie suspect to Va. gang killing (Prince William County, VA): They were all members of the violent gang Mara Salvatrucha, and they quickly spread out through the Prince William County townhouse. They were about to take out one of their own.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: August 19, 2004

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South Omaha gangs targeted (Omaha, NE): Law enforcement and community leaders responding Wednesday to an outbreak of violence in south Omaha pledged a strong police presence, more federal prosecutions and deportation of gang members who pose threats to the community.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: August 18, 2004

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Panel working to solve city's gang problems (Turlock, CA): People with diverse backgrounds have come together to fix Turlock’s gang problem. The Turlock Community Collaborative gang issues committee and others discussed the issue in order to find solutions yesterday.
Source: The Turlock Journal    Date: August 18, 2004

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Gang unit needs officers, Lane says (Fort Worth, TX): Councilman Jim Lane renewed his call for more anti-gang funding Tuesday as city leaders began discussions on the upcoming budget. A recent flare-up of gang violence has forced residents in his north side neighborhood to stay off the streets, said Lane, whose home was hit by bullets Aug. 8 in an apparently gang-related shooting.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: August 18, 2004

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Some suspects in Tuesday's drive-by shooting are found (Pomona, CA): Police went on an armed house-to-house search Wednesday, looking for three of the suspects involved in a Tuesday-night drive-by shooting that injured four people. Wednesday's search for the shooters turned up some suspects in the drive-by that injured three members of the same family.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: August 18, 2004

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Activist says city getting more dangerous (Charleston, WV): A reformed drug addict and dealer who now works to prevent area children from making the same mistakes he did, said the streets of Charleston are a perilous place and becoming more dangerous all the time.
Source: Charleston Daily Mail     Date: August 18, 2004

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