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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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Meridian authorities work to fight gang-related crime (Meridian, MS): Meridian authorities have a new plan to curve crime in the city. Meridian Police are creating a gang task force unit within the department to help cut down on gang-related crime.
Source: WJTV 12 News    Date: May 14, 2014

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New Brunswick gang member acquitted of Elizabeth murder (Elizabeth, NJ): A member of the Bloods street gang was found not guilty today of fatally shooting an Elizabeth man. After deliberating for about five hours over two days, jurors acquitted Hasheek Davis, 32, of New Brunswick, of murder and a weapons offense in the Feb. 10, 2010, death of Dean Bonds.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: May 14, 2014

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Brentwood man convicted of gang murder (Brentwood, NY): A Brentwood man was convicted Tuesday of helping two fellow MS-13 street gang members kill a fourth member during an internal conflict four years ago.
Source: Long Island Press    Date: May 14, 2014

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G.R.E.A.T. Program at Sebastian Charter Junior High (Vero Beach, FL): Children spend most of their waking hours at school. There they meet other children who become their peers and who can influence their behavior. Sebastian Charter Junior High is making an effort through the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program to equip children with the tools to be safe from harmful associations.
Source: Vero Beach Newsweekly    Date: May 14, 2014

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Detective talks to teachers, parents about gang activity in Jacksonville high schools (Jacksonville, FL): Detective Leon Brown works in the gang unit of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. But Wednesday night he was teaching teachers, some school administrators and a couple dozen parents about how to spot gang signs, clothing, tattoos and other behaviors that point to gang involvement.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: May 14, 2014

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City pursues federal grant to stem Pineridge gang problem (Gainesville, FL): Gang activities in the Pineridge neighborhood have prompted the Gainesville Police Department to seek a $150,000 grant for programs to try to steer children away from trouble.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    Date: May 14, 2014

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Two former Simi Valley residents arrested on suspicion of gang-related stabbing (Simi Valley, CA): Two men from Los Angeles County were arrested Tuesday in connection with a gang-related stabbing that left two people injured in Simi Valley, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 14, 2014

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Man arrested in Monday stabbing (Ukiah, CA): The Ukiah Police Department Wednesday arrested a man suspected of a gang-related stabbing Monday afternoon near Big Lots.
Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal    Date: May 14, 2014

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One dead, two hurt in Modesto gang-related shooting (Modesto, CA): Police are investigating a shooting that has left two men hurt and another man dead early Wednesday morning.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: May 14, 2014

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Street gang raids lead to 11 indictments (Stockton, CA): Eleven people believed to be members or associates of the Sutter Street Crips criminal street gang were indicted Monday on numerous felonies by a San Joaquin County criminal grand jury.
Source: The Record    Date: May 14, 2014

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Polk teens arrested in gang-related school bus attack (Winter Haven, FL): Two teenage gang members were arrested on felony battery charges after Winter Haven police said they attacked and knocked unconscious another teenager on school bus Monday afternoon.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 14, 2014

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Visalia man charged for murder in gang-related incident (Visalia, CA): County of Tulare District Attorney Tim Ward on Tuesday announced the DA office filed a single count of murder against 20-year-old Angel Espindola of Visalia for a gang-related incident that occured on the streets of Visalia.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: May 14, 2014

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Fatal Modesto shooting gang-related, police say (Modesto, CA): Three men were shot in west Modesto early Wednesday. One of the victims died, and detectives believe the shooting was gang-related.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 14, 2014

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Meeting discusses gangs in Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL): The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office's gang unit showed a small audience of parents and educators the possible signs that you're dealing with a gang member in schools.
Source: WJXT News4Jax    Date: May 14, 2014

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North Brunswick gangster admits killing rival (New Brunswick, NJ): A 20-year-old North Brunswick man on Monday admitted fatally shooting a rival gang member in New Brunswick in 2012, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew Carey said.
Source:    Date: May 13, 2014

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Niles police: Gang slogans yelled, car window broken with golf club (Niles, IL): A woman stands accused of breaking a car window with a golf club while another yelled gang slogans in the middle of a busy Niles street recently.
Source: Niles Herald-Spectator    Date: May 13, 2014

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Rogers Park Violence: Gang rap videos 'technological kerosene,' police say (Chicago, IL): Violent rap videos created by suspected gang members and spread on social media are a "technological kerosene" that inflames neighborhood violence among gang members, police said at a community meeting Monday night.
Source: DNAinfo    Date: May 13, 2014

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Ceres police ask for help in combating gang violence (Ceres, CA): Police in Ceres are asking for the public’s help to stop the violence after three shootings in a five-day period.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: May 13, 2014

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'It's not what you see coming out of Hollywood': Portland police, FBI dismiss idea of violent gangs in city (Portland, ME): Following a Los Angeles Times report that the handgun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev to shoot at pursuing police officers was funneled through "violent" gangs in Portland, the city's police chief and a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent on Tuesday downplayed any link between “loosely affiliated criminal groups” in Portland and national gangs.
Source: Bangor Daily News    Date: May 13, 2014

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Penns Grove students get profound anti-violence, gang message during assembly (Carneys Point Township, NJ): A powerful message was brought to students at Penns Grove High School Monday by a man who spent nearly a decade in prison. The unique assembly aimed to educate the teens about violence, gangs, and drug trafficking.
Source: South Jersey Times    Date: May 13, 2014

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