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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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MS-13 gains recruits and power in U.S. as teens surge across border : Danny Centeno-Miranda was 16 when he fled El Salvador, coming alone to the United States to find a path away from the violent MS-13 street gang police said he had belonged to years earlier.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: June 16, 2017
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Innocent 9-year-old boy killed in gang-related shooting, Madera Police say (Madera, CA): Police are on the hunt for double shooting suspects responsible for the death of a nine-year-old boy. Investigators say the drive-by shooting happened Sunday night on Tozer Street near Olive Avenue. They say it's gang related.
Source:    Date: February 20, 2018

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Georgia taps Lagrange Police to help in fight against gangs (LaGrange, GA): The LaGrange Police Department and Troup County District Attorney’s Office are leading the way in the fight against gangs and the state of Georgia plans to ask for assistance. Formulytics, a Georgia-based software company that assists state and local law enforcement, jails, and district attorneys in the tracking and prosecution of violent criminal gang members oversees expanding the capabilities of law enforcement and prosecutors through specialized technology and training to help in the fight against gangs in Georgia.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: February 20, 2018

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Two Merced gang members arrested after chase, police say - again. (Merced, CA): Two suspected gang members were arrested last week in Le Grand after a foot chase with Merced police gang investigators, the Police Department reported Tuesday.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 20, 2018

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Five people from Grand Rapids arrested in connection to gang-linked drug dealing (Grand Rapids, MB): Five people from Grand Rapids, including parents and their son, and another in Winnipeg are facing charges related to organized crime drug trafficking resulting from a months-long RCMP investigation.
Source: Thompson Citizen    Date: February 20, 2018

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Police focus on gang violence after mass shooting in KCK (Kansas City, KS): Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are still looking for whoever is responsible for a shooting that killed a man and wounded 10 others at a party near N. 17th and Minnesota Saturday night.
Source: KSHB 41 News    Date: February 20, 2018

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Magna residents meet to discuss gang violence as concerns grow (Magna, UT): Magna residents, Unified Police, and the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office came together Tuesday evening to talk about how to cut down on gang-related crime.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: February 20, 2018

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Austin gang members plead guilty in killing of 16-year-old (Austin, TX): Three members of the street gang Dove Spring Gangsters have pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection to the 2015 killing of a teenager whose body was found along Onion Creek, according to court documents.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: February 20, 2018

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MS-13 Pimp Ordered Baseball Bat Beating of Underage ‘Prostitute,’ Say Police (Montgomery County, MD): Prosecutors in Montgomery County, Maryland, charged a known MS-13 leader for ordering the beating of a 15-year-old girl with a baseball bat who had been forced into prostitution. Two other Salvadoran nationals are also named in the case.
Source: Breitbart    Date: February 19, 2018

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Why did MDOC tell 2 senators gang number is half what was previously reported amount? (Jackson, MS): The number of gang members in the state's prison system released in a public records request by two Mississippi senators is half that published in the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security's gang threat assessment, according to the state Public Defender's Office.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: February 19, 2018

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Texas' most violent gang network threatens rapper over San Antonio show (San Antonio, TX): A local bar has hired additional security for an upcoming concert after members of San Antonio's most violent gang network threatened one of the rappers scheduled to perform.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News    Date: February 19, 2018

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17-year-old shot in suspected gang-related shooting in Golden Hill (San Diego, CA): Detectives are searching for two suspects who shot a 17-year-old in the back in Golden Hill Sunday, according to San Diego Police. San Diego Police said the shooting is suspected to be gang-related and detectives are searching for two suspects.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: February 19, 2018

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Six Men Charged in Gang-Related College Stabbing (East Stroudsburg, PA): Eyewitness News has exclusively learned that six people now face charges for a violent stabbing on East Stroudsburg University's campus.
Source: WBRE News    Date: February 19, 2018

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MS-13 gang member with AK-47 arrested in Wimauma (Wimauma, FL): A certified MS-13 gang member was arrested in Hillsborough County on Monday, according to the sheriff’s office.
Source: WFLA 8 News    Date: February 19, 2018

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Gangs of LA on Skid Row (Los Angeles, CA): Life is already tough for the men and women living on Skid Row, but now they have a new problem: gangs. Los Angeles police say gang members are now preying on people experiencing homelessness on Skid Row.
Source: NBC Los Angeles    Date: February 19, 2018

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Gang members plead guilty to federal charges in death of South Austin teenager (Austin, TX): Three gang members have pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection to the shooting death of a teenager in South Austin in 2015.
Source: CBS Austin    Date: February 19, 2018

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Gang activity on upswing in Everett (Everett, WA): His parents raised him not to fight. Ricardo Heredia was skinny in middle school. He hadn’t yet grown into his 6-foot-2 frame. Until eighth grade, he was the only Mexican immigrant in his class.
Source: HeraldNet    Date: February 18, 2018

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Prison gang leader says he ordered hit on two officials (Las Cruces, NM): An FBI informant and high level “shot caller” with the Syndicato de Nuevo Mexico prison gang testified in federal court about how and why he ordered a “hit” on top prison officials from behind bars.
Source: Albuquerque Journal    Date: February 18, 2018

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KCK shooting with 1 dead, 7 injured is gang-related, police say (Kansas City, KS) : A shooting that left one man dead and seven people injured Saturday night is thought to have been gang-related, according to Kansas City, Kan., police.
Source: The Kansas City Star    Date: February 18, 2018

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14-year-old gang member arrested with gun in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): A 14-year-old is in custody after several cars were broken into in Southeast Fresno. Officers say they found the teen running from an apartment near Alta and Willow.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 18, 2018

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3 gang members charged after brutal beating of teen girl in MS-13 home (Washington, DC): Three gang members were charged on Jan. 29 for first degree assault, child abuse and gang activity after a teenage girl who worked for MS-13 as a prostitute was brutally beaten in a Kensington, Maryland, home which housed more criminal activity.
Source: WTOP News    Date: February 17, 2018

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