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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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Painting Savannah: Graffiti complaints target downtown and public murals find life (Savannah, GA): The light yellow bricks of an out-of-the-way wall in the East Victorian District had been hit again with large swirls of deep red spray paint writing. “This wall’s been painted so many times,” said Michael Thomas, work ventures supervisor at the Savannah Impact Program. “They just keep painting it over and over.”
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: September 7, 2014

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The Mac Baller Brims: NYC’s most dangerous gang (New York, NY): They are the new Mafia, a ruthless Bronx-based cabal of drug dealers and gun runners that officials call the most dangerous gang in the city. The Mac Baller Brims, a set of the national Bloods gang, form a terrifying band of crime-happy hoods who own much of New York’s street drug trade and dominate Rikers Island, where they control the contraband and decide who lives and dies, police and jail sources say.
Source: New York Post    Date: September 7, 2014

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Shootings leave 3 dead, 5 wounded (Chicago, IL): Three men were shot to death and five others wounded across the city Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, according to police.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: September 7, 2014

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Gang fight includes hit and run (Imperial Beach, CA): A Saturday evening gang fight in Imperial Beach included three members of one gang trying to run over members of the other gang with a white Cadillac, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 7, 2014

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Man shot by suspected gang member in El Sereno (El Sereno, CA): A 21-year-old man was fatally shot after being confronted by a suspected gang member in a neighborhood northeast of downtown, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 7, 2014

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Watsonville police arrest three on gang, gun charges (Watsonville, CA): Two adults and one juvenile in Watsonville are now in jail on suspicion of gang activity and of possessing a loaded gun.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: September 7, 2014

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Massive mural gets rid of gang graffiti in Brooklyn Center (Brooklyn Center, MN): It's an eyesore that can still be spotted in parts of the Twin Cities, but one group is painting giant murals to cover up unsightly gang-related graffiti -- and the masterpiece near a Brooklyn Center school is a big improvement.
Source: KMSP FOX9 News    Date: September 7, 2014

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Merced police arrest man on suspected gun possession, gang enhancement charges (Merced, CA): A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of illegal gun possession and other allegations, according to Merced police.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 7, 2014

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Oregon prisoner beaten to death in cell sought protection from Crips, Bloods (Malheur County, OR): Terrified by death threats from the Aryan Brotherhood, Oregon prisoner Michael Hagen reached out to the gangs he thought could protect him.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 6, 2014

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Woman associated with Asian street gang convicted of Westminster murder (Orange County, CA): A female associate of an Asian criminal street gang was convicted on Thursday, Sept. 4, of murdering a woman by dragging her several blocks on the outside of her car. Lynn Ai Quach, 24, Garden Grove, was found guilty by a jury yesterday Sept. 4, 2014, of one felony count of special circumstances murder during the commission of a robbery with sentencing enhancements for criminal street gang activity and vicarious discharge of a firearm by a gang member.
Source: Orange County Breeze    Date: September 6, 2014

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Fresno agencies getting $500,000 federal grant to combat gang crime (Fresno, CA): A $500,000 federal grant will be given to the Fresno Police Department and other partnering agencies to fund Project Safe Neighborhoods, a gang and crime reduction program, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: September 6, 2014

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Grand jurors indict some on gang charge; others on sexually related charges (Rome, GA): Eight people linked by authorities to a gang beating were indicted Friday by a Floyd County grand jury, Superior Court records state. Authorities say the group beat two men June 7 at a Callahan Street home, shouting “Bloods” as they punched and kicked the victims.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: September 6, 2014

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Car-to-car gang shooting in Merced (Merced, CA): Gang members fired at least one shot at a rival’s car Friday in Merced, police reported. No one was injured when the shot struck the vehicle just before 5 p.m. in the area of Ninth and S streets in Merced. Officers believe the shooter fired from a car at another vehicle occupied by three suspected gang rivals, police Sgt. Joe Weiss told the Merced Sun-Star.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: September 5, 2014

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Operation Tiger Shark targets sex trafficking, gangs (Sacramento, CA): More street gangs are delving into sex trafficking for profit, according to detectives from the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: September 5, 2014

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Recent Virginia Graffiti Incidents Cause Trouble and Expense for Community (Alexandria, VA): In the last month, two Virginia towns have been vandalized by graffiti. According to Atlantic Sweeping & Cleaning, Inc., graffiti is such a common sight, that many people no longer stop to think about the consequences of these types of incidents and the long-term effects they have on a community.
Source: Digital Journal    Date: September 5, 2014

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Troy Police Chief: Gang Rivalry to Blame for Violence (Troy, NY): Troy Police Chief John Tedesco has been with the Troy Police Department for 38 years. He said he has never seen it like it is now, and unfortunately with retaliation on the minds of many offenders, he doesn't see an end in sight.
Source: TWC News    Date: September 5, 2014

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Carpentersville man sentenced to 18 years for gang-related shooting (St. Charles, IL): A Carpentersville man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday for a gang-related shooting in 2011.
Source: The Courier-News    Date: September 5, 2014

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Police: Latest shooting gang related, connected to Eshane Walker's murder (Troy, NY): Neighbors are still in fear and now even more scared for their children walking home from school following a shooting that police believe was gang related.
Source: News10     Date: September 5, 2014

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Last four members of 10th Street Gang convicted (Buffalo, NY): For the better part of a decade, maybe longer, Buffalo’s 10th Street Gang dominated the Lower West Side, using shootings and murders to fend off drug-dealing rivals and control its turf.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 5, 2014

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Howard County gang member pleads guily for conspiring to racketeer (Baltimore, MD): A third gang member from Howard County pleaded guilty for conspiracy to racketeer Friday. Giovanni Wright, 22, of Elkridge, pleaded guilty to conspiring to participate in a racketeering plan, the discharging of a firearm and the unlawful transfer of firearms, in connection with his membership in the Bloods gang in Howard County.
Source: WMAR ABC 2 News    Date: September 5, 2014

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