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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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Gang member arrested in CFD shooting (Cheyenne, WY): A Colorado man has been arrested in connection with a July 23 gang-related shooting near Frontier Park. Elijah Algiene, 20, is charged with attempted second-degree murder, which carries a maximum penalty of life in prison.
Source: Wyoming Tribune-Eagle    Date: September 8, 2012

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Aransas Pass police crackdown on gang activity (Aransas Pass, TX): Suspected gang members accused of terrorizing an apartment complex in Aransas Pass are now behind bars. Residents at the Sandy Oaks apartment complex complained to police about the ongoing harrassment.
Source: KRIS 6 News    Date: September 7, 2012

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Suspected gang member arrested for carrying loaded gun (Santa Barbara, CA): An 18-year-old suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon for carrying a loaded pistol on the Eastside. The arrest came as part of a saturation effort by police around Santa Barbara High School and the Milpas Street corridor, focusing on juvenile and gang-related activity during the lunch hour and after-school hours.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: September 7, 2012

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July 2011 shooting involved drug debt (Los Banos, CA): A member of the Norteños criminal street gang plead guilty to attempted murder last week in a case prosecutors say involved an unpaid drug debt.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise     Date: September 7, 2012

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Woodland city leaders work to improve public safety (Woodland, CA): In light of at least nine stabbings and three shootings in the last six months -- most arguably gang-related -- Woodland's Mayor Skip Davies assures residents that public safety is a top priority.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: September 7, 2012

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It's all about kinship, anti-gang leader tells educators (Camarillo, CA) : If we see ourselves as benefactors serving others, we're going to burn out, Father Greg Boyle told a gathering of educators Friday morning. Instead, we need to understand that when we set out to serve others, we succeed only when we work together, when the relationship is mutual, he said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 7, 2012

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Three L.A. County gang members accused of crime spree in Loma Linda, Highland (Highland, CA): Three men identified as Los Angeles County gang members were behind bars Friday on suspicion of pulling burglaries in Loma Linda and Highland and prompting a lockdown at a daycare center, sheriff's officials said.
Source: Redlands-LomaLindaPatch    Date: September 7, 2012

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Teen gang member gets 21 years for stabbing parolee to death (Oceanside, CA): A teenage gang member with a history of carrying knives was sentenced Thursday to 21 years in prison for stabbing a rival gang member to death at an Oceanside house party in March.
Source: North County Times    Date: September 7, 2012

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Anger over Chief Keef's Tweet mocking rival's murder explodes online (Chicago, IL): Two days after he took to Twitter to mock the murder of a rival teenage gangster rapper, Chief Keef Thursday faced a massive backlash of online outrage.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 6, 2012

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Cops: A year later, streets are safer (Gilroy, CA): Last fall, Gilroy Police wrapped up the 39-agency, 16-month undercover sting known as Operation Garlic Press that culminated with a four-day arrest blitz of 118 suspects – and one year later, police say Gilroy streets are safer.
Source: The Gilroy Dispatch    Date: September 6, 2012

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Gang arrests made in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA): Five gang contacts, multiple citations and two arrests were made near Santa Barbara High School and the Milpas Street corridor during a saturation patrol Wednesday.
Source: KCOY 12 News    Date: September 6, 2012

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Four Fayetteville teens charged with theft, gang activity (Fayetteville, GA): The Fayetteville Police Department and Fayette County Sheriff's Office arrested four teens on Thursday.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: September 6, 2012

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Pay raises at juvenile justice agency stir controversy (Austin, TX): While other state agencies were freezing positions and downsizing because of Texas' tight economy, the state's juvenile corrections department handed out pay raises in March to 13 top officials — even as the agency was mired in controversy over its inability to curb violence and gang activity at its lockups.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: September 6, 2012

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Gang members behind bars for car burglaries (San Juan, TX) : Three suspected gang members are behind bars connected to a crime spree which had been plaguing a San Juan neighborhood. Action 4 News met with a Facebook follower whose property was a target for the criminals several times over.
Source: KGBT Action 4 News    Date: September 6, 2012

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Monterey County Sheriff arrest gang member in San Lucas (San Lucas, CA): Monterey County Sheriff Department made an arrest of a gang member Thursday just after midnight on Highway 198 near 101 in San Lucas.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: September 6, 2012

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Man wounded in Anaheim shooting (Anaheim, CA): A man in his 20s was seriously injured in a shooting early Thursday morning that police believe was gang-related.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 6, 2012

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Hire gang specialist and increase amnesty programs (Omaha, NE): A gun violence task force suggests the City of Omaha should expand local gun amnesty and buyback programs, hire an additional police gang specialist and push for new ways to intervene with at-risk youth while imposing stricter punishments on violent offenders.
Source: Omaha World-Herald    Date: September 6, 2012

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Ganging up on the gangstas: Cops monitor texts and Facebook messages, ramp up stop-and-frisks (Manhattan, NY) : The case brought against a gang in Morris Heights last week illustrates everything going on in the Bronx, and in neighborhoods across the city, with kids, guns, stop-and-frisk and victims who won't cooperate with police, generating more gunfire on the streets.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 6, 2012

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Upcoming handball tournament a chance for rival groups to get along (Lodi, CA): A simple game that was virtually unknown in Lodi a year ago has gained traction as a favored sport among teenagers. The handball craze started with a gang specialist and youth outreach worker, Ruben Y. Guardiola, organizing lunchtime handball games at Lodi High School. Fewer fights broke out while kids were playing.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: September 6, 2012

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Texas gang leader pleads guilty in drug case (Houston, TX): The leader of a notorious street gang has pleaded guilty in a South Texas case of protecting drug lords and their loads.
Source: The Baytown Sun    Date: September 6, 2012

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