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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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ICE announces largest anti-gang crackdown in agency history : Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday that its investigative branch, along with other law enforcement agencies, has arrested 1,378 people across the United States in recent weeks in what officials called the largest anti-gang crackdown in the agency’s history.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: May 11, 2017
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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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Getting to the root of crime in Columbus (Columbus, GA): Mayor Teresa Tomlinson tells News 3 at least 12 of the 26 murders this year are considered gang related. Columbus Police also believe some of the murders are due to retaliation.
Source: WRBL News 3    Date: September 19, 2017

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Reputed Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Robbery Charge (San Diego, CA): A reputed gang member who snatched a deposit bag from a customer at a downtown bank pleaded guilty Tuesday to a robbery charge.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: September 19, 2017

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Waco ISD officer marks 5 years teaching life lessons (Waco, TX): Bell’s Hill Elementary School student Tommy Deleon wants to be the example other students can look up to, and he knows that starts with how he treats others, he said.
Source: Waco Tribune-Herald    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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Sheriff: Gang members in Vista shooting have terrorized county for years (NewBerry County, SC): When Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster heard the news about a weekend shootout in Columbia's popular Vista entertainment district that left eight people wounded, he was not surprised when he heard the names of the suspects who were allegedly involved.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: September 18, 2017

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Savannah teen in fatal Sunday shooting held on probation violation (Savannah, GA): A judge on Monday ordered a 16-year-old self-proclaimed gang member detained for violating an earlier probation in wake of an early Sunday shooting in which the victim died.
Source: Savannah Morning News    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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ASO: Known gang member abducts longtime girlfriend (Gainesville, FL: A Gainesville gang member was arrested early Saturday morning after deputies said he abducted his longtime girlfriend at gunpoint from the car of the victim’s friend, according to an ACSO arrest report.
Source: The Gainesville Sun    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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