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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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More than 250 bullets flew in 30 gang violence calls in Portland this year (Portland, OR): Six shootings in the first 10 days of this month have pushed Portland's gang violence calls to 30 so far this year, more than double the number at this time last year.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 13, 2015

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Calgary gang assassin Nathan Zuccherato gets life in prison 26 (Calgary, AB): Being a major player in a “reign of terror” on Calgary citizens will mean a minimum 25 years behind bars for gangster Nathan Zuccherato, a judge ruled Friday.
Source: Calgary Sun    Date: March 13, 2015

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Possible new signs of gang activity (Wausau, WI): There could be new signs of gang activity in Wausau. This after police say a deadly stabbing last month could be linked to gangs. The Wausau Police Department was called this week after possible gang related graffiti was found on five separate buildings on one street.
Source: WAOW 9 News     Date: March 13, 2015

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Flagstaff gang activity on the rise, officials say (Flagstaff, AZ): When you think of Flagstaff, you probably imagine a small, peaceful city up in the mountains, but beneath the surface, gangs are becoming a growing problem, according to Arizona's gang task force. Among this increased activity in recent years was the 2013 murder of 23-year-old Juan Hernandez in Flagstaff.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: March 13, 2015

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'Nearly one million' criminal gang members run rampant in U.S. today (Washington, DC): They are in our major urban areas, they have outposts in suburbia and neighborhoods, they have even infiltrated our isolated, rural communities. US Marshals Service, or USMS Director Stacia Hylton shared he grave news that there are "nearly one million" criminal gang members operating in the U.S. today.
Source: Catholic Online    Date: March 13, 2015

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Five San Jose teens charged as adults in alleged gang-related murder (San Jose, CA): Five juveniles, including a 14-year-old boy, have been charged as adults in the gang-related homicide of a man shot early Saturday near an elementary school in San Jose, according to San Jose police.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: March 13, 2015

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Third man accused in gang-related Vancouver kidnapping admits guilt (Vancouver, BC): A third accused in a high-profile gang-related kidnapping has entered guilty pleas in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver.
Source: The Province    Date: March 13, 2015

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110er gangster charged in 2 murders nets 50-year sentence in guilty plea (New Orleans, LA): A member of a New Orleans street gang charged in a slew of violent crimes -- including two murders -- pleaded guilty to charges of manslaughter and other gang-related counts Friday (March 13), netting himself a 50-year prison sentence in exchange.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: March 13, 2015

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Jail, probation for suspected Antioch gang member who was reportedly looking to shoot rivals (Antioch, CA): A suspected gang member who was intercepted by police last month while reportedly armed and on the prowl for rival gang members has been sentenced to jail and probation, court records show.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: March 12, 2015

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Second gang murder case goes to jury (Coconino County, AZ): Jury deliberations have begun in the murder trial of two Eastside Blood gang members accused of killing a man in a 2013 gang fight in Flagstaff’s Southside neighborhood.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun    Date: March 12, 2015

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Teenager killed in suspected gang-related shooting in Orange (Anaheim, CA): A 19-year-old Orange man died at a hospital Wednesday night after he was shot by suspected gang members while walking down the street, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 12, 2015

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Accused cop shooter was gang member who survived drive-by shooting last year, prosecutors say (Huntington Station, NY): The man accused of shooting a Suffolk police officer in Huntington Station after a traffic stop Wednesday night survived a drive-by shooting last year and is a member of a local "vicious" gang, prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Newsday    Date: March 12, 2015

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Gang Enforcement Team arrests 5, seizes 5 guns from 2 cars (Portland, OR): Gang Enforcement Team officers arrested five people and seized five guns from two cars after a pair of traffic stops in Portland on Wednesday night.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: March 12, 2015

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Richmond County Sheriff's Office releases results from community survey (Augusta, GA): The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has released the results of their first ever citizen satisfaction survey. The Sheriff's Office says they will use the feedback they received to better train their officers and prioritize the areas they should concentrate on.
Source: WAGT Augusta 26 News     Date: March 12, 2015

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Albany Gang Unit trained on Georgia law (Albany, GA): Officers of the Albany Police Department’s special gang unit have been in class all week, learning how to better identify gangs and gang members, and also to fully understand Georgia’s gang law.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: March 12, 2015

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Neighbors in Pueblo's East Side stand up to gangs through art (Pueblo, CO): Neighbors in Pueblo's East Side are standing up to gang activity in the area through art. Volunteers from two organizations are encouraging local kids to get involved in community activities, and show them that there is a positive way to leave their mark.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: March 12, 2015

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2 Investigates: Bay Area gang member speaks about life on the streets, struggles to get out (San Francisco, CA): 20 year-old gang member who has been in and out of jail for a lengthy list of crimes now says he wants out. Less than six months after deciding to try to turn his life around, he sat down for an interview with KTVU's Eric Rasmussen. The young man, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, hopes his story will serve as a wake up call for kids, parents and community leaders.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: March 12, 2015

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Teenager killed in suspected gang-related shooting in Orange (Orange, CA): A 19-year-old Orange man died at a hospital Wednesday night after he was shot by suspected gang members while walking down the street, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 12, 2015

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FBI arrests members of N.J.-based organized crime family on murder, prostitution charges (Newark, NJ): Ten members and associates of the New Jersey-based DeCavalcante organized crime family were arrested today on charges of running a prostitution business, trafficking in drugs and plotting to kill a rival gang member.
Source:    Date: March 12, 2015

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Police: Four hurt in gang-related shooting at Aurora party (Aurora, IL): Four people were shot when someone opened fire at a house party Wednesday night in west suburban Aurora.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: March 12, 2015

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