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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 and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.


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Montgomery County Executive asks for $850K in funding for new initiative to combat gangs (Rockville, MD): In an effort to curb surging gang violence, Montgomery County plans to commit nearly $900,000 of additional funds to local law enforcement agencies.
Source: FOX 5 DC    Date: September 19, 2017

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Father, son members of gang arrested in Rifle (Rifle, CO): A father and son are behind bars in Western Colorado, accused of selling drugs and having guns illegally. According to the Garfield County Sheriff's Office, Moses Alfonso Gallegos and Moses Delfino Gallegos are part of the local Sureno street gang.
Source: KKCO 11 News     Date: September 19, 2017

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Quadruple homicide among weekend shootings leaving 10 dead, 29 wounded (Chicago, IL): Ten people were killed, four of them in a single shooting, and 29 others were wounded in attacks across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, inching the city closer to 500 homicides this year.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: September 18, 2017

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Fort Bragg gang members arrested in assault (Fort Bragg, CA): Fort Bragg police have arrested two suspected gang members in connection with a violent assault Saturday night after the suspects and a third person used their vehicle to block a car returning home from a trip to the store, authorities said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: September 18, 2017

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SJPD: Man killed in San Jose police shooting was a Norteño gang member wanted for string of violent crimes (San Jose, CA): San Jose police say the suspect fatally shot by an officer last week was a Norteño gang member who was wanted in connection to a string of violent crimes.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: September 18, 2017

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Freeport police investigating gang-related shooting that injured one (Freeport, IL): Freeport police say they are investigating a Sunday morning gang-related shooting that hospitalized a 28-year-old man with non-life-threatening injuries.
Source: Journal Standard    Date: September 18, 2017

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Utah State Prison inmate faces death penalty in brutal gang-related murder (Salt Lake City, UT): The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office has filed notice it intends to seek the death penalty in the case of a Utah State Prison inmate charged with stabbing and kicking another prisoner to death.
Source: Gephardt Daily    Date: September 18, 2017

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Sentence reduced for man in death of South Bend 2 year old (South Bend, IN): The young man who received the most severe sentence of all those involved in the shooting death of 2-year-old John Swoveland Jr. three years ago is back in St. Joseph County for his sentence to be reduced.
Source: South Bend Tribune     Date: September 18, 2017

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Police: 2 teens hurt in gang shooting in Grant Hill (San DIego, CA): Two teenagers were injured in a gang-related shooting in the Grant Hill neighborhood of San Diego late Saturday night, authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 17, 2017

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Teenager injured in Kearns shooting (Kearns, UT): Suspects in a car fired several rounds into a group of juveniles on Sunday morning in Kearns, according to police. According to witnesses at the scene, one group was wearing red and another group was wearing blue, which means the shooting might have involved gangs, Lohrke said.
Source: KSL News    Date: September 17, 2017

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Deadly Buffalo gang boasted of crimes in rap music videos, prosecutors say (Buffalo, NY): When the FBI began gathering proof that the Schuele Boys were an organized street gang, agents came across some unusual evidence – two rap music videos.
Source: The Buffalo News    Date: September 16, 2017

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New process creates streamlined way to challenge listing on Oxnard's gang injunctions (Oxnard, CA): Oxnard’s two largest street gangs have lived under court orders barring them from specific activities that police identify as a public nuisance since the early 2000s.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 15, 2017

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Oxnard gang injunctions' effectiveness difficult to measure (Oxnard, CA): More than a decade after Ventura County authorities linked a slew of violent incidents to Oxnard’s largest street gang to make a case for a civil restraining order against the group, it’s unclear whether the injunction has been effective because of imprecise data collection.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: September 15, 2017

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Aurora police make 2nd arrest in June gang murder (Aurora, IL): A second man has been charged with gunning down a 34-year-old man in Aurora in a June gang-related killing.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: September 15, 2017

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Gang Members in Everett Busted (Everett, WA): The gang members didn't see this one coming Thursday until it was too late. Before they knew what was happening, they were staring at a sea of blue and badges as multiple law enforcement agencies assisted the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department with the service of a search warrant at several locations within the city of Everett.
Source: Sky Valley Chronicle    Date: September 15, 2017

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Burlington City gang member heads to prison without parole (Mount Holly, NJ): A judge sentenced a Burlington City gang member Friday to 30 years in state prison without parole for killing another man on a crowded street in his hometown.
Source: Courier Post-Online    Date: September 15, 2017

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S. Texas ICE deports MS-13 gang member wanted in El Salvador (San Antonio, TX): South Texas ICE say that a Salvadoran member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang, wanted for aggravated homicide, was deported Thursday by ICE's agents and Enforcement and Removal Operations.
Source: CBS Austin    Date: September 15, 2017

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Gang member guilty of murder in slaying weeks after release from jail (Las Vegas, NV): A violent gang member was found guilty Friday of murder in a slaying that happened shortly after he was released from jail at the request of an FBI-led task force.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal     Date: September 15, 2017

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Police: More than 300 gang members are in city (Haverhill, MA): Not even two hours after police Chief Alan DeNaro updated city councilors last week on his department's fight against gang violence in the Acre neighborhood, shots were fired in the area.
Source: The Haverhill Gazette    Date: September 14, 2017

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Guns, Manitoba Warriors gang clothing seized by police (Winnipeg, MB): A handgun, a sawed-off firearm, ammunition and Manitoba Warriors gang-related clothing were seized by Winnipeg police on Tuesday. Officers, including members of the tactical support team and the canine unit, were executing a search warrant on the 100 block of Cobourg Avenue, just off Henderson Highway, around 5 p.m.
Source: CBC News    Date: September 14, 2017

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