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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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SLCPD nabs brothers in nightclub drive-by shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Police arrested two brothers in a suspected gang-related drive-by shooting outside a downtown Salt Lake City night club early Friday morning.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: September 26, 2014

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21-year-old takes plea deal in shooting on Saginaw's East Side police say was gang related (Saginaw, MI): A 21-year-old likely will avoid prison time for his involvement in a May shooting on Saginaw's East Side. Jomar R. Barnes appeared before Saginaw County Circuit Judge Janet M. Boes on Sept. 15 and pleaded guilty to two felonies.
Source: MLive    Date: September 26, 2014

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Lawyers argue over juror anonymity in gang trial (Hammond, IN): A federal judge is expected to decide in the next week or two on whether the identities of jurors in the upcoming trial of an alleged leader in a notorious street gang should be kept secret.
Source: The Times    Date: September 26, 2014

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Ex-inmate describes life in Hawaii prison gang (Honolulu, HI): A man who served 20 years for robbery, kidnapping, assault and sexual assault describes some of the inner workings of a Hawaii prison gang.
Source: KITV 4 News    Date: September 26, 2014

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Gang member pleads guilty in 2010 homicides (Salinas, CA): A man involved in two 2010 homicides — one of which killed a 6-year-old boy — pleaded guilty to two counts of murder Friday, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: September 26, 2014

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El Paso police Gang Unit arrests seven in robbery, assault (El Paso, TX): The El Paso police Gang Unit has arrested seven people in connection with a robbery and a beating in the Northeast and Central areas earlier this month, officials said Thursday.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: September 26, 2014

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17-year-old gang solicitor charged (Houston, TX): A simple walk through the Oak Leaf Village Apartments can be a nervous endeavor for parents keeping an eye on their kids. One of them, who asked not to be identified, shared her fears.
Source: KHOU 11 News    Date: September 26, 2014

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Man allegedly involved in 2013 shooting jailed (Hanford, CA): Kings County Gang Task Force investigators said a man believed to be involved in a 2013 shooting in south Hanford was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of multiple felony charges that include being in the possession of a sawed-off shotgun.
Source: The Sentinel     Date: September 26, 2014

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Dorchester part of initiative to fight gangs and violent crime (Cambridge, MA): Dorchester County is among the areas where gang members were arrested and illegal drugs were seized between Memorial Day to Labor Day, during “Operation Summer Heat,” part of a larger gang and violent crime initiative run by the U.S. Marshals called “Operation Triple Beam.”
Source: The Star Democrat    Date: September 26, 2014

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Gang Members Possibly Behind Widespread Neighborhood Vandalism (Colorado Springs, CO): Vandals sprayed graffiti all over a Colorado Springs neighborhood sometime between late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Police believe gang members are behind the mess.
Source: KKTV 11 News    Date: September 26, 2014

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Man convicted in Toppenish gang shooting (Yakima, WA): A 25-year-old man faces decades in prison after being convicted Wednesday of attempted first-degree murder in a gang-related shooting in Toppenish.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic    Date: September 26, 2014

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Quincy Police: Graffiti Sign of Gang Activity (Tallahassee, FL): Police in Quincy say they're concerned about gang-related activities. The assistant chief calls recent graffiti tags plastered across parks and neighborhoods, a warning sign.
Source: WCTV News    Date: September 25, 2014

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Accused gang member appears in court (Jackson, TN): A suspected Vice Lord street gang member who was arrested last month inside a home on North Fairgrounds Street returned to Jackson City Court, Thursday.
Source: WBBJ 7 News    Date: September 25, 2014

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After federal indictment, 2 alleged York City gang members still wanted (York, PA): After a sweeping indictment, two alleged York City gang members are still wanted on federal racketeering and drug trafficking charges.
Source: The York Dispatch    Date: September 25, 2014

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LaGrange police arrest 14 in drug trafficking investigation (LaGrange, GA): A large-scale summer operation targeting LaGrange drug distributors recently yielded 14 arrests and dozens of drug related charges, according to a LaGrange Police Department press release.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: September 25, 2014

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23rd Dangerous Gang Member Apprehended in El Centro, CA this Year (San Diego, CA): Late Wednesday, Border Patrol Agents apprehended an aggravated felon and member of the dangerous “Sureños Trece” street gang near the Calexico, California Port of Entry, the 23rd gang member apprehended in that area, just this year.
Source: Breitbart    Date: September 25, 2014

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Police: Man shot Sunday at Arbor Crest a gang member (Greensboro, NC): The survivor of a double shooting on Sunday is known by the nickname “Murder” and has been identified by police as a gang member.
Source: Winston-Salem Journal    Date: September 25, 2014

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Racketeering, murder conviction upheld for EC gang member (East Chicago, IN): A federal judge upheld an East Chicago gang member’s conviction on racketeering and murder charges and denied the defendant the right to question jurors about a possible connection to a rival gang.
Source: Post-Tribune    Date: September 25, 2014

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Gang-related incidents are on the rise, but exact numbers unknown (Marietta, GA): Gang violence is on the rise in Cobb County, and experts spoke to residents Wednesday night about why people join and ways to prevent children from joining.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: September 25, 2014

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City reacts to downtown shooting; seeks end to 'senseless' violence (Baltimore, MD): As Baltimore's mayor on Wednesday consoled the family of a hospital worker used as a human shield during a gang shooting downtown, elected officials and community activists called on the city to do more to combat gang violence.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 25, 2014

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