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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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Arrest made in gang-related College Park shooting (Prince George's County, MD): Prince George's County Police Department arrested a suspect for the gang-related shooting that killed a 20-year-old man in College Park late last month.
Source: The Sentinel    Date: March 8, 2013

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Cop: MS-13 boss didn't want to kill alone (Central Islip, NY): A leader of the MS-13 street gang confessed in detail about how he and others killed a fellow gang member on a beach in Far Rockaway because he was not willing to murder their rivals, a former New York City police detective testified yesterday.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 8, 2013

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Rival gangs rumble at John Adams High School (Cleveland, OH): More trouble at John Adams High School in Cleveland. A gang called Benham rumbled with another from E. 102nd on Thursday afternoon. Police had to be called to assist school security forces. Multiple EMS and police units responded, and pepper spray had to be used to break the fight up.
Source: WOIO 19 Action News    Date: March 8, 2013

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Alleged gang member accused of avenging associate's death (Baltimore, MD): After Black Guerrilla Family leader Naim King was killed on Halloween 2007, prosecutors say, fellow gang member David Hunter swore to avenge his death.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: March 7, 2013

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Shooting that left one dead investigated as gang-related (Placentia, CA): A shooting that killed a 19-year-old man and left a 16-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries is being investigated as a gang-related incident, authorities said Thursday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 7, 2013

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MS-13 gang leader pleads guilty to racketeering and murder conspiracy charges (New York, NY): The former leader of the Flushing, Queens, chapter of the violent international gang La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13, pleaded guilty Thursday to racketeering and murder conspiracy charges. This plea stems from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Yonkers (N.Y.) Police Department.
Source:     Date: March 7, 2013

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Salt Lake City FBI investigated Insane Clown Posse fans (Salt Lake City, UT): The FBI's controversial decision in 2011 to label passionate fans of the rap duo Insane Clown Posse as a violent gang sprouted from a 14-month investigation by Salt Lake City's FBI field office.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: March 7, 2013

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Stabbing incident leaves three men with injuries; all have ties to criminal street gang (Fallbrook, CA): An incident that occurred around midnight, Wednesday, March 6 in Fallbrook resulted in three local men sustaining a multitude of stab wounds.
Source: The Fallbrook Village News    Date: March 7, 2013

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Evanston Police report increase in gang-related graffiti (Evanston, IL): Vandals have caused a dramatic increase in Evanston graffiti during the last three weeks, almost all of it gang-related. Daily crime reports from the Evanston Police Department show 12 incidents of gang-related graffiti since Feb. 18. Police have also arrested one Evanston man in connection with criminal defacement.
Source: The Daily Northwestern    Date: March 7, 2013

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Groups hope to cool gang 'hot spots' (Portland, OR): On Saturday, March 2, just before midnight, Portland Police responded to reports of shots fired at an apartment complex at 16047 E. Burnside St. Gang-related incidents in Portland, often like Saturday’s midnight shooting, have fallen into a lull in past months, a relief to public safety officials after an alarming rise in gang activity during the past three years.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: March 7, 2013

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Committee told to beware of violent gang forming in city (Hudson, NY): A Hudson resident brought a developing gang onto the radar of the Common Council's Youth and Aging Committee Wednesday night. Committee members had discussed improvements to the Youth Center’s programming lineup before Sumayyah Shabazz stood up from the audience and voiced her fears.
Source: Register-Star    Date: March 7, 2013

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Man killed, 16-year-old wounded in Placentia shooting (Placentia, CA): Placentia police are investigating what they believe was a gang-related shooting Wednesday night that killed an 19-year-old man and critically wounded a 16-year-old, officials said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 7, 2013

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Staten Island parents get a warning on gangs (Staten Island, NY): They wear colors. They have hand signals. They have their own tattoos, their own beads, their own graffiti tags. They may rob or assault you.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: March 7, 2013

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Despite mixed results, CeaseFire says 'We're making progress' (Chicago, IL): Gang members were battling last year outside a liquor store on the Southeast Side, and CeaseFire — the anti-violence group with a new $1 million contract from the city — stepped into the fray.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 7, 2013

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Paterson gang member who kept girlfriend locked in bedroom pleads guilty (Paterson, NJ): A purported member of the Latin Kings street gang pleaded guilty today to charges he locked his girlfriend in a bedroom of a Paterson apartment for months at a time.
Source:    Date: March 7, 2013

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Threats to officers bring gang member charges (Lakewood, WA): A gang member pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he threatened two community corrections officers guarding him in the hospital, telling them people like them were responsible for the killing of four Lakewood police officers.
Source: The Bellingham Herald    Date: March 7, 2013

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Man killed in gang-related shooting in Humboldt Park: cops (Chicago, IL): A 24-year-old man was killed Wednesday night in a gang-related shooting in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 7, 2013

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Man arrested in gang-related homicide (Las Vegas, NV): A 23-year-old man has been arrested on a murder charge after a fight between gang members last month left one person dead.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: March 6, 2013

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Man taken to hospital with gunshot wound; shooting gang-related (Modesto, CA): Police are looking into the murder of man who was dropped off at the hospital, dying from a gunshot wound.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: March 6, 2013

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Anti-gang 'tool' - Hershman's Senate bill targets 'problem before it gets out of hand' in schools (Tippecanoe County, IN): Juan Manuel Correa Jr. was just 16 years old when he and other teenage members of The Southside 13 gang broke into a Lafayette home in search of rifles and shotguns on Jan. 28, 2010.
Source: Journal & Courier    Date: March 6, 2013

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