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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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Man convicted in mall shooting gets 406 years to life in prison (Visalia, CA): The man convicted of opening fire in 2012 inside the Visalia Mall during an attempt to kill a rival gang member was sentenced Thursday to a 406-year-to-life prison sentence.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 11, 2014

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Visalia man behind bars after 2008 gang-related homicide (Visalia, CA): Police Thursday announced an arrest has been made in connection to a 2008 homicide in northeast Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: April 11, 2014

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Four in five Durham residents say city has gang problem (Durham, NC): According to the city's latest resident survey, 78 percent of citizens think Durham has a gang problem. Durham authorities want to find out if they're right; and if so, how to tell if what they're doing about it is doing any good.
Source: The Durham News    Date: April 11, 2014

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RI teen pleads guilty in shooting that killed girl (Providence, RI): A teenager has pleaded guilty to his role in a shooting that killed a 12-year-old girl and injured three women at a graduation party in Providence last year.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: April 11, 2014

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Pierce Avenue raid turns up drugs, guns and gang members (Niagara Falls, NY): The Falls Police Emergency Response team banged on the front door of a Pierce Avenue home on Wednesday night. Inside, they found six known gang members, two loaded weapons, a couple of pounds of pot, some pills and crack cocaine. Outside, they nabbed two more suspects with gang ties, one of them armed with a .45 and wearing a ballistic vest.
Source: Niagara Gazette    Date: April 11, 2014

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Discipline issue, gang rumors cause disturbance at Colerain High School (Colerain Township, OH): Extra officers will be on hand at Colerain High School on Friday after rumors of gang activity and a "discipline issue" caused a disturbance.
Source: WCPO 9 News    Date: April 11, 2014

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Bond hiked to $250,000 in shooting tied to gangs (Fort Wayne, IN): For the second time in less than a month, prosecutors asked for, and received, an elevated bond amount in a pending case against an accused gang member.
Source: The Journal Gazette    Date: April 11, 2014

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Two reputed Newark gang leaders sentenced to more than 10 years in prison on gun, drug charges (Newark, NJ): Two reputed gang members were sentenced to more than 10 years in prison Wednesday for illegal possession of weapons and drug trafficking, officials said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: April 10, 2014

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Alleged gang member charged in assault, harm to three Union City kids (Jersey City, NJ): An alleged Latin Kings gang member was arrested on Sunday and charged with using a bat to assault another man and with causing harm to three children in Union City, according to court documents.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: April 10, 2014

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Ex-Death Row inmate: Police 'street files' prove I was framed (Chicago, IL): For the fourth time in his 60-year life, Nathson Fields squared off in a trial court Thursday against the Chicago cops who put him on Death Row. This time, the former high-ranking member of the El Rukn street gang has already been cleared of the 1984 double murder for which he was sentenced to death.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: April 10, 2014

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Kidnapping of prosecutor's father called gang retaliation (Wake Forest, NC): A North Carolina man whose daughter prosecutes violent crimes was rescued by an elite FBI team after he was kidnapped and terrorized for five days in what authorities described as an act of retaliation involving the Bloods street gang.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: April 10, 2014

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Violent Bloods gang faces slay, drug charges (Bronx, NY): Alleged gang members who investigators say are responsible for years of "murder and mayhem" in Morrisania were hauled into Bronx Supreme Court Wednesday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: April 10, 2014

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Gang fight in courthouse brings security concerns (Ephrata, WA): A fist fight between rival gang members inside the Grant County courthouse has commissioners considering increased security measures. The fight occurred outside of the district court room in January. A privately-contracted security guard and Grant County deputies broke it up after about a minute and a half, according to security guard David Beck.
Source: The Seattle Times    Date: April 10, 2014

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Chicago's $8 million push to protect students from gangs (Chicago, IL): Anxiety simmered in the days before Chicago's school year began. Everyone there knew about the city's intractable gang problems, the explosive violence that came with it -- and the dangerous, shifting territories schoolchildren might cross even more often just to get to school.
Source: CNN    Date: April 10, 2014

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Killer's confession: truth or bid to help gang pal? (Oakland, CA): A convicted double murderer asserted Thursday that he, not a fellow gang member, was the one who fired the shots that killed two men and injured several other people at a restaurant in Oakland's Jack London Square in 2011.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: April 10, 2014

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Sacramento struggles to understand its 'hybrid' gang problem as social media sparks local beefs (Sacramento, CA): Nine days before allegedly participating in an ambush of a music rival inside of Arden Fair mall—one that sparked a series of gang shootings across the city—south Sacramento rapper Donald “Lavish D” Oliver granted a rare interview to the Siccness, a website dedicated to hip-hop and the beefs that feed it.
Source: Sacramento News & Review    Date: April 10, 2014

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Alleged gang members, associates arrested in Ariz. (Phoenix, AZ): Authorities say nine alleged gang members and their associates are in custody after being indicted on various charges.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: April 10, 2014

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Modesto police arrest two men in deadly shooting (Modesto, CA): Modesto police arrested two men Wednesday in connection with an apparent gang-related fatal shooting that happened nearly a month ago.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: April 10, 2014

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Two stabbed; gang member arrested (Fallbrook, CA): A 19-year-old documented gang member suspected of stabbing two people in Fallbrook is to be arraigned Friday, following his arrest on suspicion of attempted murder.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: April 10, 2014

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Gangs in Green Bay (Green Bay, WI): The number of gang members in the Green Bay area may be double what it was just six years ago. But police say they’re not focused on the numbers. They're focused on the crimes associated with gangs.
Source: WLUK FOX 11 News    Date: April 10, 2014

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