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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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Memphis woman gets federal prison sentence for child sex trafficking (Memphis, TN): Federal prosecutors say a 20-year-old Memphis woman has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for child sex trafficking.
Source: WATE 6 News    Date: September 4, 2013

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Boy, 14, charged in fatal shooting (Toronto, ON): A recent study of more than 400 gang-involved youth conducted by Chettleburgh's Astwood Strategy Corp. showed one of the biggest risks for youth in joining this violent lifestyle was associating with those already wrapped up in the game.
Source: Mississauga News    Date: September 4, 2013

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Trial in double murder to dwell on gang war (Joliet, IL): Violence is escalating between two Joliet street gangs, the Vice Lords and Gangster Disciples, with a long history of fighting, according to police. Authorities believe the gang war led to a confrontation that ended with two teens shot to death in October after they decided to hang out in rival gang territory.
Source: The Herald-News    Date: September 4, 2013

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Lompoc police arrest two youths in gang-related stabbing (Lompoc, CA): Lompoc police officers have arrested two juveniles they allege were involved in a gang-related stabbing that sent three others to the hospital with injuries earlier this week.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: September 4, 2013

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Two Yuba City men arrested in Live Oak drive-by shooting (Live Oak, CA): Sutter County investigators searched a Live Oak home on Wednesday night in the ongoing investigation of Saturday night's gang-related slaying.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: September 4, 2013

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Documentary 'Homeboy' explores gay gang members (Long Beach, CA): Sergio Romero knew it would be difficult for his mother to accept that the 37-year-old was gay, but it still shocked and hurt him to learn she preferred her son to be an active gang member than to be gay.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 4, 2013

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Guilty murder plea in federal gang indictment (Hammond, IN): An East Chicago man, indicted last year as part of an ongoing federal crackdown on street gangs, pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder in aid of racketeering activity and conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity.
Source: The Times    Date: September 4, 2013

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Gang members overtook Phoenix apartments, nine arrested (Phoenix, AZ): Phoenix Police have broken up street gang that investigators believe had overtaken an apartment complex and turned the neighborhood in a crime-infested area.
Source: KSAZ FOX 10 News    Date: September 4, 2013

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Federal prosecutors charge 24 members, associates of violent 'Nine Trey Gangsters' (Alexandria, VA): Twenty-four people involved with a violent street gang known as the Nine Trey Gangsters were charged with a litany of offenses including crack cocaine distribution, robbery and racketeering in an indictment unsealed Wednesday in federal district court in Alexandria.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 4, 2013

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Gang units patrolling South Seattle as students return to school (Seattle, WA): Some Seattle students heading back to class Wednesday will see gang detectives on patrol. A show of force is expected in South Seattle, specifically the Rainier Valley, where police have been battling gang-related violence.
Source: KIRO 7 News    Date: September 4, 2013

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Gang violence possibility within Spring High School (Houston, TX): Parents are left even more shaken and disturbed to hear a student is stabbed to death at school in what may have been a gang related attack. They say gang retaliation has no place in a school but rumor or reality that's what parents are hearing led to the fatal school stabbing of 17 year old Joshua Broussard.
Source: KRIV FOX 26 News    Date: September 4, 2013

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Ogden officials gather to discuss ways to discourage gang violence (Ogden, UT): Ogden police want to fight gang violence on multiple fronts, which is why they have brought together several stakeholders for a three-day conference regarding gangs.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: September 4, 2013

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Gang injunction foes fail to win support of Silver Lake Neighborhood Council (Los Angeles, CA): Tonight's Silver Lake Neighborhood Council meeting ended amid chaos and shouting after a highly divided council deadlocked on whether to withhold support for a proposed gang injunction that would cover parts of Silver Lake and Echo Park.
Source: The Eastsider    Date: September 4, 2013

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Two Niles men charged in connection with beating of Skokie man (Chicago, IL): Charges have been filed against two Niles men, reputed gang members accused of attacking a Skokie man last year, authorities said.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 4, 2013

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Getting tough on underage prostitution (Los Angeles, CA): It may be time for another shift in resources, because members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have suddenly seemed to notice that a lot of women working the street are actually underage girls as young as 10 or 12, often being exploited by gangs that essentially enslave them in the sex trade.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 3, 2013

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Bartram Village gang leader gets life plus 130 years (Philadelphia, PA): In the two years before the October 2010 roundup of the Harlem Boys, police logged 118 complaints of shootings or gun-related incidents in and around the complex off South 54th Street. Over the next year they logged just two.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: September 3, 2013

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Family members of 11-year-old girl shot to death mourn, demand justice (New Orleans, LA): A little more than a day since an 11-year-old girl was shot to death while sleeping inside her Leonidas area home, police are scrambling for clues while family members mourn and neighbors express outrage at yet another senseless death in their community.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: September 3, 2013

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City moves to address crime problems on upper State Street (Madison, WI): Madison is increasing police presence and brainstorming with business and neighborhood leaders to address crime and other problems around the crossroads of Capitol Square and State Street.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal    Date: September 3, 2013

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Authorities: Man without gang ties killed in gang-related shooting (Whittier, CA): Authorities have yet to release the identity of a 45-year-old man shot and killed in Whittier over the weekend.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 3, 2013

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Boy, 16, among three killed on Labor Day (Chicago, IL): Three people were killed, including a 16-year-old boy, and 10 other people were wounded across Chicago on Labor Day through early this morning.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 3, 2013

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