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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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Salisbury mayor appointed to gang task force (Salisbury, NC): Mayor Susan Kluttz has been appointed to serve on the newly formed N.C. Governor’s Gang Task Force. The task force will work to develop a comprehensive plan to ensure a well-coordinated, statewide enforcement program, while increasing the flow of gang-related information among various law enforcement agencies, correctional institutions and the judicial system.
Source: Salisbury Post    Date: October 28, 2011

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Grandfather of man killed in suspected gang shooting in North Portland pleads for end to violence (Portland, OR): The grandfather of the man who was fatally shot two blocks from Jefferson High School after being turned away from a football game because of his gang affiliation pleaded with community leaders Friday to find solutions to the deadly violence.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 28, 2011

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Linda man arrested in gang-related shooting in Yuba County (Yuba County, CA): A Linda man was arrested today in connection with what sheriff's officials described as a gang-related shooting incident Thursday.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: October 28, 2011

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Scaremare experiences gang-related incident (Lynchburg, VA): With Scaremare wrapping up Saturday night, organizers say they're on the verge of breaking an all-time attendance record. But all the good fortune has been marred by reports of gang activity.
Source: WSET 13 News    Date: October 28, 2011

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Police: Missouri shooting possibly gang-related (Wellston, MO): At least two people were shot and at least one has died because of shootings at or near a food market in Wellston, Mo., police said.
Source: Mason Daily County Daily News    Date: October 28, 2011

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Eight Cordova students suspended for possible gang activity (Cordova, TN): Eight Cordova High School students have been suspended for what could end of being the rest of the school year. Memphis City Schools say the students were all suspended for disruptive behavior that happened off campus.
Source: FOX 13 News    Date: October 28, 2011

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San Bernardino County's top cops concerned about gang increase (San Bernardino County, CA): Top law enforcement officials are concerned that inmates released under the state's new law requiring low-level criminal offenders to be released from state to county control could increase San Bernardino County's already high gang population.
Source: The Sun    Date: October 28, 2011

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Teen beaten with baseball bat outside Cordova High School (Rancho Cordova, CA): Sacramento County sheriff's deputies are searching for two men, believed to be juveniles, after a teen was beaten with a baseball bat outside Cordova High School Friday afternoon.
Source: News10    Date: October 28, 2011

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Reputed gang member gets maximum for killing police officer (Chicago, IL): A reputed gang member was sentenced to 125 years in prison today for the 2009 murder of Chicago police Officer Alejandro "Alex" Valadez in June 2009.
Source: Chicago Tribune    Date: October 28, 2011

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Fleeing gang member arrested following car crash (Taylorsville, UT): A woman who drove through a police barricade and crashed into a suspect's car gets credit for helping police catch a wanted gang member.
Source: KSL 5 News    Date: October 28, 2011

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Gang threat sporadic (St. Joseph, MO): In a national report released by the FBI, Buchanan County is identified as having 1,000 persons or fewer affiliated with gang activity. While that number from the 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment is simply an estimate, and Buchanan County is nowhere near having the same gang affiliations as Cook County in Chicago, officials with the Street Crimes Unit said St. Joseph has seen some individuals making claims to a specific gang or group.
Source: St. Joseph News-Press    Date: October 28, 2011

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Police: Eugene gang planned Halloween shooting (Eugene, OR): Police uncovered and disrupted a plot by street gang members to gun down rival gang members on Halloween day in retaliation for a botched drive-by shooting in September, the Eugene Police Department said Friday.
Source: KVAL News    Date: October 28, 2011

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Six juveniles charged in Suffolk gang investigation (Suffolk, VA): Six teenagers, ages 11 through 17, are charged with crimes in Suffolk. Police searched four homes Thursday as part of its ongoing investigation into the so-called Lloyd Street Gang.
Source: WVEC 13 News    Date: October 28, 2011

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Head educator happy about anti-gang program's progress (Colusa County, CA): If one thing comes out of latest Partners in Education meeting, Colusa County Superintendent of Schools Kay Spurgeon hopes it will be perseverance. More than 50 people in education, law enforcement and from the community gathered in Williams on Wednesday morning to discuss the latest step in the gang awareness and intervention efforts that Spurgeon launched about two years ago.
Source: Colusa County Sun-Herald    Date: October 28, 2011

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Staunton-Waynesboro-Augusta youth office gets anti-gang grant (Staunton, VA): The area's Office on Youth won a $250,000 grant to develop anti-gang programs. The office will use the funds help police agencies suppress gangs, to run programs to get members out of gangs and find ways to keep kids from joining gangs.
Source: The News Leader    Date: October 28, 2011

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Fighting violent gang crime with math (Los Angeles, CA): UCLA mathematicians working with the Los Angeles Police Department to analyze crime patterns have designed a mathematical algorithm to identify street gangs involved in unsolved violent crimes. Their research is based on patterns of known criminal activity between gangs, and represents the first scholarly study of gang violence of its kind.
Source: UCLA Newsroom    Date: October 28, 2011

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San Diego gang member to be sentenced to death today for murdering Temecula clerk (Murrieta, CA): A San Diego gang member who gunned down a Temecula liquor store clerk during a robbery is expected to be sentenced to death today.
Source: The Valley News    Date: October 28, 2011

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Seven arrested in gang-related kidnapping, including an Abbotsford man (Richmond, BC): An Abbotsford man is among seven people facing kidnapping charges after what police are calling a "terrifying" gang-related incident.
Source: Abbotsford News    Date: October 28, 2011

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Calgary man with gang ties missing (Calgary, AB): Police are seeking the public's help finding a missing Calgarian who has connections to the FOB gang.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: October 28, 2011

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Man rescued from highway after gang-related kidnapping (Vancouver, BC): Seven people have been charged with kidnapping after police say they abducted a man from a Vancouver restaurant on behalf of an Eastern Canadian gang.
Source: CTV British Columbia    Date: October 28, 2011

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