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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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Morley elder pleads for violence to end (Alberta, Canada): A concerned Morley elder (who has requested to remain anonymous for the safety of her family) approached the Cochrane Eagle and asked for assistance in getting her message out about what has been happening in her community.
Source: The Cochrane Eagle    Date: August 28, 2014
http://www.cochraneeagle.com/...

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Criminal Gang Member caught illegally re-entering US (Houston, TX): A member of the “Surenos 13” criminal street gang was recently apprehended by Border Patrol agents in Calexico, California.
Source: Breitbart    Date: August 28, 2014
http://www.breitbart.com/...

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Sweeping anti-gang program targets most of south King County (South King County, WA): A gang shootout in Kent that injured a dozen people in 2011 was the impetus for a sweeping new youth gang prevention program to serve much of south King County.
Source: Mynorthwest.com    Date: August 27, 2014
http://mynorthwest.com/...

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Deliberations continue in Cobb County gang-related murder case (Cobb County, GA): Defense lawyers say four men accused in a gang-related homicide, didn't kill the man, but the car that ran over him did.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.wsbtv.com/...

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Suspected Canyon Country Gang Member Gets 7 Years For Stabbing (Santa Clarita, CA): An alleged Santa Clarita gang member was sentenced to seven years in state prison after admitting to attacking a man outside the Canyon Crest apartment complex in Newhall, an official said Wednesday.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News    Date: August 27, 2014
http://hometownstation.com/...

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Appeal shaves 18 months off sentence for gang member in shooting of rival’s mother (Grand Rapids, MI): Six months into his 14- to 27-year prison sentence, the teen gang member whose lousy aim resulted in him inadvertently shooting a rival’s mother got a small gift from the Michigan Court of Appeals.
Source: MLive    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.mlive.com/...

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CEA challenges community to stop the violence (Pittsburg, PA): Finding a way to stop the shootings that seem to be holding Black neighborhoods hostage to the whims of young criminals was the goal of the Community Empowerment Association’s 11th Annual Black Family Reunion event.
Source: New Pittsburg Courier    Date: August 27, 2014
http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/...

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St. Paul man charged after shots fired in parking lot, bystander hit (Saint Paul, MN): A 29-year-old man took aim at a man who had testified against his brother at a murder trial and shot someone else in the leg instead, court documents indicate.
Source: Pioneer Press     Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.twincities.com/...

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Gang member sentenced to 52 years for attacking teens (Bartlett, TN): A Bartlett man has been sentenced to 52 years in prison for killing one teenager and shooting at others.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: August 27, 2014
http://wreg.com/...

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Deaths of 2 dumped in river drug-related (Philadelphia, PA): Two men were found dead in a river Wednesday, bound and weighted down with makeshift anchors and their throats slit, in drug-related abductions and killings that authorities said may also have been gang-related.
Source: Yahoo! News    Date: August 27, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/...

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Police seek vehicle in possible Sparks gang shooting (Sparks, NV): Sparks police are looking for a vehicle involved in a possible gang shooting Monday night that hospitalized two men.
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.rgj.com/...

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24 cases related to Florida gang,3 arrests made (Austin, TX): The Austin Police Department has arrested three people in connection with a Florida gang suspected to be operating in Austin.
Source: KVUE News    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.kvue.com/...

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Appeals Court rules gang references didn’t hinder Waterloo man’s case (Waterloo, IA): The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld a northeast Iowa man’s murder conviction. Montez Caples of Waterloo admitted to luring 34-year-old Robert Shannon of Parkersburg into a car where he shot him in the back of the neck in 2011.
Source: Radio Iowa    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.radioiowa.com/...

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Gang member shot in Greenville (Greenville, NC): Police say a gang member was shot in Greenville Tuesday night.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.wcti12.com/...

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System alert leads to arrest of Lakeland murder suspect (Palm Beach County, FL): An alert from the town’s license plate recognition system helped police identify a murder suspect.
Source: Palm Beach Daily News    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/...

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Benedict police announce arrest of gang member in at least one student robbery (Benedict, SC): A 23-year-old Columbia man who is a reputed local gang member has been arrested and charged with armed robbery in a Monday holdup of Benedict College students near the downtown campus.
Source: The State    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.thestate.com/...

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Gang life brings deep health risks for girls (Chicago, IL): Being involved in a gang poses considerable health-related risks for adolescent African American girls, including more casual sex partners and substance abuse combined with less testing for HIV and less knowledge about preventing sexually transmitted diseases, according to a new study.
Source: Medical Xpress    Date: August 27, 2014
http://medicalxpress.com/...

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Street crime summit eyed (Boston, MA): While authorities continue to investigate a possible gang link in the killing of a 26-year-old teacher who was an innocent bystander Saturday, police say there are 125 active gangs with 3,500 members in the city, and community groups say they want to develop strategies to address the problem.
Source: Boston Herald    Date: August 27, 2014
http://bostonherald.com/...

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Police seek suspects in northwest Salt Lake City shootings (Salt Lake City, UT): If you know something about a gang-related shooting incident in northwest Salt Lake City early Tuesday morning, police want to hear from you.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.sltrib.com/...

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Governor Crist and Dan Newlin Team Up to Bring Justice to Danielle Sampson (Orlando, FL): As gangs and gang membership continue to expand throughout communities, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, now running as a Democrat to get his old job back, vowed last week to implement gang violence legislation to better protect Floridians from violent criminals.
Source: PR Newswire    Date: August 27, 2014
http://www.prnewswire.com/...

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