Gang-Related News Articles

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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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House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Help Local Law Enforcement Combat Gang Violence (Washington, DC): The House Judiciary Committee today approved by voice vote the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act (H.R. 3249) to curb the rise in gang activity and violence in the United States.
Source: House Judiciary Committee    Date: November 2, 2017
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Gang task force nabs six (Gwinnett County, GA): Six members of international street gang MS-13 have been arrested in the metro area, FBI officials announced Thursday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 9, 2005

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Gangs spark international police effort (Palo Alto, CA): Law enforcement agencies from all over the United States and Central America sent a strong message to criminal gangs Thursday, warning that they will be targeted wherever they operate.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 9, 2005

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Intruders shoot man inside his home (Bradenton, FL): A 34-year-old man was shot in the stomach Thursday evening at his house in the 300 block of 18th Street East.
Source: The Herald-Tribune    Date: September 9, 2005

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Three held in drug thefts (Madison, WI): Three people arrested late last month allegedly stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of drugs a day from Walgreens stores to fund the street gang MS-13, police said.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: September 9, 2005

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He's fatally beaten, knifed in gang feud (Staten Island, NY): A 22-year-old man was killed near his Staten Island home when rival gang members repeatedly stabbed him and beat him with a crowbar, a law enforcement source said.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 9, 2005

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A lesson for all on gangs (Fairfax County, VA): For the first time this year, all seventh- and eighth-graders in Fairfax County schools will have lessons on the dangers of gangs, including tips on how to walk away from gang members who try to convince them to join.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 8, 2005

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Gang members arrested in major crackdown (Washington, DC): More than 650 suspected members of MS-13 and other gangs were arrested in the United States, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in a coordinated crackdown on violent Hispanic gangs, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Washington Post    Date: September 8, 2005

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Law enforcement officials grapple with gang control (Sacramento County, CA): After years of painful cuts, Sacramento County department heads and elected officials eyed tens of millions in unallocated funds Wednesday, making the case to bolster depleted staff and programs and emphasizing what some of that money could do to combat gang violence.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: September 8, 2005

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44 arrested in East Palo Alto anti-gang sweep (Palo Alto, CA): A joint federal and local law enforcement sweep in East Palo Alto has netted more than 16 pounds of illegal drugs and the arrest of 44 people.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: September 8, 2005

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Efforts to stop Arcadia graffiti lead to arrests (Edmond, OK): A push to stop gang graffiti and vandalism at Arcadia Lake led to 20 arrests over Labor Day weekend. A driver’s license checkpoint was set up Sept. 4 at Spring Creek Park by Edmond police and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, Sgt. Bob Pratt said.
Source: The Daily Oklahoman    Date: September 8, 2005

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FBI arrests suspected MS-13 gang members (Oregon): Federal agents arrested five self-described MS-13 gang members on Wednesday as part of a nationwide crackdown on the notoriously brutal street gang.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 8, 2005

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Gang up on thugs! (Nassau, NY): Nassau police union officials called on the county yesterday to create a designated unit to target the growing threat of violent street gangs such as the Bloods and MS-13.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: September 7, 2005

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Anti-gang effort logs 1,260 arrests (Washington, DC): A federal law-enforcement initiative aimed at dismantling street gangs and their operations nationwide has accounted for the arrests of more than 1,260 suspected gang members in the past six months, including more than 600 members of Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.
Source: The Washington Times    Date: September 7, 2005

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Police seek to end activity of Lorna Road Latino gangs (Hoover, AL): Latino gangs are in their infancy in Hoover, and Hoover police say they're doing their best to keep them from developing.
Source: The Birmingham News    Date: September 7, 2005

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Teen held on gun, theft charges (Bridgeport, CT): A teenager, described by police as a member of Bridgeport's "East Side Mob" street gang, was arrested on gun charges after he was seen in his city with a male who fired a gun in the air Monday afternoon.
Source: Connecticut Post    Date: September 7, 2005

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Gang plan gets OK (Riverside, CA): A set of proposed actions recommended by Riverside City Manager Brad Hudson in response to a dozen recent gang-related shootings in the Eastside neighborhood won unanimous City Council support on Tuesday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: September 7, 2005

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Five teens arrested in shootings case (Richland County, SC): Richland County investigators arrested five young men, ages 15-18, in connection with a string of eight gang-related drive-by shootings in Northeast Richland in late July and August.
Source: The State    Date: September 7, 2005

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Drive aims to scrub gangs out of schools (Memphis, TN): Area gangs have become a lot more aggressive, local authorities said Tuesday. They're battling for prostitutes. They're battling for drugs and turf.
Source: The Commercial Appeal    Date: September 7, 2005

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Crimes linked to gang activity (Tampa, FL): The four teens accused of a two-county, daylong crime spree that included rape and robbery belonged to the Dover-based Norte 14 gang, authorities said Tuesday. Some victims of the rampage were rival gang members and their associates.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: September 7, 2005

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New prosecutor will focus on gang crimes (Maryland): Justice Department officials have approved funding of a new federal prosecutor to exclusively handle gang-related prosecutions inside Maryland's U.S. attorney's office.
Source: The Baltimore Sun    Date: September 6, 2005

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